Archive - Dec 18, 2007

Viking embroidery articles online

The Renaissance Store/Chivalry Sports has added a pair of articles on Viking embroidery by Gael Stirler to their archive.

[LOC] Rhythm & Brews Tourney and Feast

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Unto the populace of Lochac does Mordenvale extend its invitation to join in on our very first annual Rhythm & Brews Tourney and Feast.

Come along for a Rose Tourney to honour the time old court of love in a spectacular St Valentine's boast of chivalry and prowess.

Settle in for an evening of entertainment from the bawdy to the harmonic. Be refreshed by period beverages of the alcoholic and Location:
Barony of Mordenvale (Kariong, New South Wales)

[LOC] Second Stormhold Punitive Expedition

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In the summer of A.S. XL1 the Cairnfell Surveying Expeditions of the Baronies of Innilgard and Stormhold set forth. The aim was to determine whether the region fell under the domain of his Excellency Baron Innilgard or his Excellency Baron Stormhold.

In the course of their endeavors they were set upon by bandits and wild men of this remote region of the realm. After a series of skirmishes in which the forces of the two Barons acquitted themselves with a degree of competence, they were met by combined forces of bandits and local hill men. Location:
Barony of Stormhold (Glenlyon, Victoria)

[WES] Hawks Feast and Darkwood Winter Archery Tourney

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We look forward to welcoming you to the Winter Darkwood Archery Tourney, held this year at the Machado School in Morgan Hill. We will be running the Royal Rounds as usual, with submissions going towards IKAC ranking. Marshals and time permitting, we shall also be holding a variety of other shoots. If you have anything that you would like to see run, please contact the archery organizer at the email address below. Location:
Barony of Darkwood (Morgan Hill, California)

[ANS] A Day of War

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A Day of War January 19, 2008 Ninety Six Open Field Battles held Over the Course of Ten Hours

The sides will hopefully be balanced by skill or numbers!

This is the last event to practice fighting under Gulf War rules!

Imagine a “Lay On!” once every six minutes!"

A full day of fighting from sun up to sun down or until exhaustion, which ever comes first!

6:00 AM Armor inspection, Location:
Canton of Lindenwood (McKinney, Texas)

[DRA] 12th Night Coronation

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The Coronation of Drachenwald's 30th new King and Queen, Sir Sven and Lady Jovi, will be held in Nordmark!

The Shire of Gotvik bids the populace of Drachenwald a warm welcome to celebrate 12th Night Coronation!

The event will be held in Munktorp's communal house west of Västerås in Sweden.

For those who can and want to it is OK to come on thursday evening, we will hang out in Tallåsgården (the crash space a little bit away from the main site) and do last minute preparations and perhaps fight a little. No food arranged or anything but there is crash space there and we will go eat pizza etc., for more information email to Location:
Shire of Gotvik (Västerås, Sweden)

[MER] Diverse Pleasures V

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Join us for a day of pleasuring the mind through interesting and entertaining classes. This event will include topics so diverse that everyone will find something to love.

We will keep young ones (5+) busy with a Bocce' tournament while the parents feast their minds. For the body, a sumptuous Irish feast from the kitchen of Baron Sir Jean Claude of Adlerstaat. For the less intellectually interested, an area will be available for pickup fighting, weather permitting. Classes include: Blacksmithing, Embroidery, Medieval Games and much more! Fund-raiser lunch, silent auction, and merchants! Schedule and more information will be posted as it becomes available. If there are any dietary concerns, please contact the Feastcrat. Location:
Canton Des Forges (Birmingham, Alabama)

[EAS] King's and Queen's Bardic Championship

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The Shire of Anglespur, the Jewel of the East, is pleased to host this year’s King’s and Queen’s Bardic Championship! Bards, Singers, Musicians and Storytellers from all over the East Kingdom are invited to come and share their talents in this illustrious competition.

The Bardic Competition is to be divided into three rounds. Please note that the theme of the event is "Heroes of the Empire," and Their Majesties wish to hear songs, tales, and poems of the East Realm's greatest men and women. Also we would remind the bards that Their Majesties will be basing their decision on all three rounds. Location:
Shire of Anglespur (Hoosick Falls, New York)

[AET] A Fool's Court in Myrkfaelinn

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Come journey to the fool's court of Myrkfaelinn for a day of pun and games. Are you up to the challenge? There will be something for both heavy and youth fighters, as well as games and youth activities.

Merchants welcome, but space is limited, contact autocrat. The event will be at the magnificent Risley Hall at Cornell University (515 Thurston Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850.)

Doors open at 10am. We will be having a light lunch board in the afternoon. Location:
Dominion of Myrkfaelinn (Ithaca, New York)

[OUT] Plattefordham 12th Night

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The Shire of Plattefordham will be holding our 12th night (conveniently) on the 12th of January at St Stephan's Church, 4700 S. Poplar St, Casper WY 82601.

Site opens at 10AM and closes at 10PM and is very dry. Site fee for adults is $7 and $7 for feast, as well. Child (10 and under) site is free, $3 feast fee for children 5-10. A $3 NMS applies to all adult non-members.

Activities for the day include a Senet tournament, Barding, a number Location:
Shire of Plattefordham (Casper Wyoming)

[ANT] Midwinter's Feast: Shakespearean Celebration

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Toward the end of the 16th century, England was ruled by Queen Elizabeth and a new playwright by the name of William Shakespeare was becoming quite well-known. Please join us for our annual Midwinter's Feast as we celebrate all the sumptuous bounty this era had to offer, both in food and entertainment! A dazzling display of gastronomic delights awaits you, including vegetarian options, and we are gathering the best performers from throughout the Summits to regale us with song, story, and dance! And, of course, there will be much dramatic performance, both taken from and inspired by the works of the Bard himself. Location:
Barony of Adiantum (Eugene, Oregon)

Shava's photos from Boar's Head

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva reports on and has posted photos from the recent Boar's Head event which took place in the Kingdom of Northshield.

Hamlet: the Text Adventure

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