Archive - Jun 2007
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-06-07 15:23
Have you ever wonder where you might find that obscure bit of documentation for an A & S project or are you just seeking knowledge? In either case, join the Barony of Grey Niche and spend a day at the Lugh-brary and peruse through 100’s of books on a variety of subjects. While you cannot borrow any of these books, there will be several copiers available with a nominal cost per page. A list of all the books will be made available. Other activities will include classes, the Marcus Gracus Wheel of Fire Tournament (heavy) and rapier activities (TBA). If you are interested in bringing some of your books for others to look through, please contact the Librarian listed below. Location:
Barony of Grey Niche (Willington, Tennessee)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-06-07 15:18
Our theme is “Have a Summer Fling” – Trebuchets and Catapults are all welcome (when accompanied by responsible adult). Please bring your own or use our very limited supplies (branches, rope, advice). A largish Traction Trebuchet (see websites) that uses human power teams that haul down ropes will be provided so TRACTION TREBUCHET
The Canton of Greyfells presents:
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-06-07 14:52
Darton Anniversary is the Shire of Darton’s annual camping event. Traditionally, it has featured a lot of fighting, A&S classes, a market, dancing and a great feast. We would encourage all combatants to bring mixed combat gear for the war scenarios.
When: From the evening of Thursday 16 August until 5pm Sunday 19 August 2007
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-06-07 14:44
Children of the Knowne Worlde unite! Finally an event dedicated to you! No standing on the sidelines and watching the adults play, it's your turn!
Not walking yet? Join us for baby races! Preschoolers? Have fun playing our running games! School age? Teenagers? Don't think we've forgotten you. There will be Youth Boffer, Archery, A&S, and Bardic Competitions!
And if they promise to behave themselves and are under your direct
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-06-07 14:22
Lady Gisela, Event Herald for the Kingdom of Atlantia's War of the Wings II, has announced that the event will feature an Heraldic Processional.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-06-07 14:11
Brian Thompson has announced that a number of people in armor are needed as extras for a music video to be shot in the Calistoga, California area the weekend of June 16 and 17, 2007. The band Killswitch Engage is to play a cover version of Dio's "Holy Diver."
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-06-07 13:30
Looking for a different event experience this month? Why not drive up to the Shire of Mare Amethystinum in Thunder Bay, Ontario (north of Duluth following Hwy 61). While the camp site is fairly primitive, you need only bring your tent and some water. Our hospitality will do the rest.
Some reasons to visit:
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-06-07 13:07
Castle Fever XVIII It is all fun and games until someone loses an ....
Friday June 15 to Sunday June 17, 2007
The Archer / Heavy Warlord is back with a twist!! On this day the
Warlord is only the beginning! The competing sides will be chosen via
the Warlord Tourney; then the fun will begin. War points will be
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-06-07 09:56
The Heroic Age, "a fully peer-reviewed academic journal intended for professionals, students and independent scholars," focusses on the history of North-western Europe during the early medieval period (from the late 4th through 11th centuries. It is available to read online.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-06-07 06:43
Combatchris has posted an album of photos from the West Kingdom's Spring Offensive event which took place in the Barony of Selviergard (Alaska).
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-06-06 17:13
At Their Court at AEthelmearc War Practice, Their Majesties Rurik and Angelik called into Their Presence Baroness AElfra Long, Their Camp MOM, (which she explained stands for Mistress Of Mayhem) and offered her entry into the Most Noble Order of the Pelican.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-06-06 16:20
The Shire of An Dun Theine is partnering with the Huntsville Museum of Art to do a family fun demonstration at the Museum on June 16th, Saturday 1:00 - 4:00. We want to invite all local SCA groups to come out and help kick off the exhibit with grand pageantry and style.
will begin set up on the lawn of the museum beginning 10:00, but the
actual fighting, dancing, and art demonstrations will not begin until
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-06-06 13:55
An article for the Kuwait Times discusses the difficulties of creating medieval clothing in a modern world.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-06-06 09:45
June 9, 2007 is Worldwide Knit in Public Day, an opportunity to gather with other knitters and show what you can do!
Submitted by Ari Usni on Wed, 2007-06-06 06:10
Mistress Ari Usni of Atenveldt shares photos from the recent Grand Outlandish Tournament in the Kingdom of the Outlands.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Tue, 2007-06-05 20:09
This year marks the 30th anniversary of a milestone in the SCA. On March 13, 1977, Trude Lacklandia became the first female Knight of the Society. She was knighted, along with Randall von Nordlichwald, Henrich der Jaeger and Helm Egilsson of Birka, by TRM Deaton II & Care-Cheri II of Atenveldt.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-06-05 15:38
Mistress Judith of Northumbria will host a 15th century revel at the upcoming Pennsic War. The revel will feature dancing with period music.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-06-05 12:01
Her Excellency Katherine, Baroness of the Palatine Barony of the Far West (Korea), has posted an album of photos from the recent Baronial Coronet on Flickr.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-06-05 09:43
A day of dueling knights in armor, medieval dancing and games was in store recently as members of the Shire of Greyhope visited Hebron (Indiana) Middle School. James D. Wolf of the Post-Tribune had the story.
Submitted by Tobias Morgan on Tue, 2007-06-05 06:12
On a warm Spring evening in May, one of the shining stars of Meridies was recognized for his decades of service as Baron Basin Rattenbury became Master of the Order of the Pelican.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-06-04 18:10
Imagine standing beneath a magnificent 14th century church mural and letting your eyes wander along its length. This is what you can experience at the panoramas.dk website which offers fullscreen panoramas of various medieval Danish church ceilings.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-06-04 13:47
SCA writer Jonathan Blackbow takes a literary approach to publicity for October's War of the Wings event in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-06-04 10:08
Antonio Felluci has posted a small album of photos from the recent Feast of Saint Hermengild in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-06-03 19:04
Duchess Katerina O'Callaghan, SCA Internal Media/Website Content Coordinator for Estrella War XXIV, has announced the completion of the new Estrella website.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-06-03 16:46
House plans for people who have everything, or at least for dreamers! Ultra Luxury Custom Homes, Villas and Estates by design offers a catalog of castles and mansions. (drawings)
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-06-03 13:33
Liu Xiao Mei Furen shares the discovery of online versions of several Chinese maps including one which shows the locations of places discussed in Romance of the Three Kingdoms.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-06-03 10:53
The Muhlberger's Early History website has a story about how yurts are now being manufactured and sold throughout Canada as cheap housing. (Photo)
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-06-03 07:03
A set of photos from a reenactment of the 1242 Chudskoe Lake battle in Pskov, Russia is available online.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-06-02 20:30
A photo with the image of three knights in armor has been "farked" as part of the Fark.com Photoshop Contest website. The results are pretty amusing.
Submitted by zachariah von m... on Sat, 2007-06-02 16:46
Children's fantasy author Lloyd Alexander, famed for such works as The Prydain Chronicles and Time Cat, died May 19, 2007 at his home in Drexel Hill, Pa. He was 83 years old.