Archive - Sep 4, 2007

Myths about volunteering at Estrella

Duchess Katerina O'Callaghan, SCA Internal Media/Website Content Coordinator, debunks myths about what it takes to volunteer at Estrella War.

Evening with the Sultan of Malwa

Their Excellencies Carrick and Katherina of Caer Galen invite you to join them as they visit the Sultan of Malwa, Nasir ud Din, in his capital city of Mandu, often called Shadiabad, the City of Joy for a day of exciting events and fabulous food.

The year is 1505 AD, and the city of Mandu is renowned through out India as a place of learning, beauty and art. The famed book Ni’matnama “The Sultan’s Book of Location:
Barony of Caer Galen (Longmont, Colorado)

Dragonlake II

The Shire of Swordcliff will be holding Dragonslake II. It will be a day of questing and fighting in honor of our Champion the Great Gailen for saving our dragon from the Dragon Slayer that came from the Eastern Kingdom. There will be a quest for heavy, light, non fighters and children so that all may participate in his honor. We had a fantastic time last year and hope this year will be even better. For more details please see our link on the Location:
Shire of Swordcliff (Rochester, Ilinois)

Atlantia Crown Tournament

The Canton of Falcon's Cree, and the Barony of Nottinghill Coill, welcome you to Atlantia's Fall Crown Tournament. We hope you have a splendid day as we gather to discover which worthy combatant will emerge victorious in their quest to name their consort and themselves the next King and Queen of our fair Kingdom.

Site: Kings Mountain State Park, 1277 Park Rd, Blacksburg, SC, 29702.
Site opens at 6pm on Friday and closes at 10am on Sunday. Location:
Canton of Falcon Cree (Blacksburg, South Carolina)

Tavern at Kingdoms Edge III

Ahoy thare matey, set sail to the fair Shire of Port Oasis to join us for the Tavern at Kingdoms Edge III, Being held November 16th thru 18th, 2007, at the Cabell County 4-H Camp, 6040 Booten Creek Road, Huntington WV 25705. The site opens 6:00 p.m. Friday, and closes 12 Noon on Sunday. Fighting, fencing, archery, A&S, gaming, treasure hunt, children’s activities and merchants are all planned. This year the Tavern will have a different theme, Location:
Shire of Port Oasis (Huntington, West Virginia)

Wicker Man Festival

The Barony of Blackstone Mountain would like to invite one and all to our 4th Annual Wicker Man Festival. Heavy Weapons Fighting along with Fencing, Archery and Thrown Weapons will be featured along with an Arts and Sciences competition and a wonderful feast. After dark we will burn the Wicker Man and have a Bardic Circle. Merchants are encouraged to attend and you will not be charged any fees besides the usual event fees. Location:
Barony of Blackstone Mountain (Cottageville, West Virginia)

Eduard & Asa New Heirs in Atenveldt

Count Sir Eduard Gostomski and Duchess Asa Hrafnsdottir are the new heirs to the thrones of Atenveldt.

Arrows' Flight Insurrection

Insurrection is the first event to be held in the Tooele, Utah area in a very long time if not ever. You can look forward to 9 acres of a well maintained park with a very large building for indoor activities.

Activities include:

  • WAR games: we will have a Torch Light tourney and Melee combat.
  • Rapier: A Tourney and Melee
  • Archery: Prime shooting world class archers
  • A&S Display: Bring your work and get some useful critiques. Location:
    Shire of Arrow's Flight (Tooele, Utah)

Drachenwald Kingdom University

The Barony of Knight's Crossing invites you to Drachenwald's annual Kingdom University, where we will gather to share and expand our knowledge in sundry subjects. To this end, we have arranged to use one of the Baron's lovely manor estates, the Petershof, located in the heart of the beautiful Odenwald.

For questions regarding classes, schedules and teaching please contact the Kingdom University Chancellor Lady Jeanne la sarrasine de Montevilliers. Location:
Barony of Knight's Crossing (Erbach, Germany)

Gay civil unions may have 600-year precedent

In an upcoming article for The Journal of Modern History Allan A. Tulchin cites the study of documents and grave sites as evidence for homosexual civil unions in 15th century France.

Eskalya Yule

Please join the Baron and Baroness of Eskalya in welcoming the New Year at our Yule celebration December 8, 2007. The site will open at 11am with opening court held at noon. A full feast will be presented, including drink; menu will follow. Space is limited so you must RSVP and pre pay for feast no later than November 25, 2007. No feast gear will be necessary; the populace need only bring a drinking vessel and eating utensils. Location:
Baroney of Eskalya (Anchorage Alaska)

National Living History Fayre

Staged twice a year at the centrally located Aston Leisure Centre, Birmingham, the National Living History Fayres are primarily a multi-period market place for re-enactors and history enthusiasts, but with added FUN.

Dates for 2008 are confirmed as being
February 15th, 16th, and 17th 08
October 24th, 25th & 26th 08

New Opening Times:
Friday 12 noon to 7pm (avoid the rush hour!) Location:
Birmingham, England

National Living History Fayre

Staged twice a year at the centrally located Aston Leisure Centre, Birmingham, the National Living History Fayres are primarily a multi-period market place for re-enactors and history enthusiasts, but with added FUN.

Dates for 2007 and 2008 are confirmed as being
October 26th, 27th and 28th
February 15th, 16th, and 17th 08
October 24th, 25th & 26th 08

New Opening Times: Location:
Birmingham, England

Autumn Market 2007

Autumn Market 2007, 9th 10th and 11th November 2007

Opening times
Friday 12.00 to 6.00
Saturday 10.00 to 5.00
Sunday 10.00 to 4.00

At the Autumn Market
Expanded and improved catering and bars available in BOTH halls By popular request we will be repeating a Special Event... Historical Fashion in Peace and War - More details to follow...but Click Here to view what was on display at the Spring show! Location:
Ryton on Dunsmore, England

Scotchtoberfest - CANCELLED

October 6 2007 in Fergus Ontario we are holding Scotchtoberfest Yes we are reviving this cool old event not forgotten.. But that is not why I am here ...again pay heed.. Included in this event is what I would like to call the official "Kick Off " for the 10th anniversary of Ealdormere.

Fergus Community Center

Site fee is $7 ...$4 for 12 and under....babes in arms free Feast fee is $12 Location:
Barony of Ramshaven (Fergus, Ontario)

Rendezvous at the Bridge XVIII

Shire of Riviere Constelle presents Rendezvous at the Bridge -- XVIII September 21-23, 2007, Lincoln State Park, Lincoln City, Indiana

Featuring: William Marshall style heavy weapons tourney, fencing tourney, many A&S Classes, adult and youth populace-vote A&S competition, coursing of the Queen's greyhounds, bardic circle, dancing, Harald Hardraada Pinatas for children and children-at-heart, breakfast, lunch & feast. Location:
Shire of Riviere Constelle (Lincoln City, Indiana)

Master William Blackfox Award Winners for AS 41

Outgoing Society Chronicler Magistra Nicolaa de Bracton has announced the Master William Blackfox Award winners for AS 41.