Archive - Sep 5, 2007

Loch Salaan members hold fighter practice in the park

Members of the Barony of Loch Salaan (Salt Lake City, Utah) gathered recently in Sugarhouse Park for an evening of fighter practice. Cathy Free of theDeseret Morning News covered the practice.

Shire of Bronzehelm Schola

description:
The Shire of Bronzehelm is sponsoring a day of academia for all to learn more about the Middle Ages and Renaissance.

The site is Hope United Methodist Church, 244 Wicks Lane, Billings, Montana

This is a *DRY* site.

Site opens at 12:00noon, and closes at 11:00pm. Classes will start at 1:00pm and run until 5:00pm

Classes are currently being scheduled and there is always room for one Location:
Shire of Bronzehelm (Billings, Montana)

Ealdormere Coronation

description:
Come celebrate the secured line of the north in the glorious Ealdormerean tradtion; with good friends, fighting, singing, dancing, good natured competition, raffles, merchanting and excellent food and drink.

Site
Rideaux Acres Campground
1014 Cunningham Rd
Kingston Ontario

Site opens 0900 and closes at 2300

http://www.skraelingalthing.com/site/coronation.html Location:
Barony of Skraeling Althing (Kingston Ontario)

Hallowmas of Harrowgate Heath

description:
It began with the Celtics, who called it Samhain. In 43 A.D. the Romans conquered the Celts, and incorporated their traditions with Samhain into a two-day celebration known as Feralia and Pomona. In the 8th century, the Christian Church replaced the Roman celebrations for their own, All Saint’s Day... however, two centuries later, the celebration was called All-Hallows Eve, and the day afterwards, All Souls Day. Location:
Canton of Harrowgate Heath (Winchester, Ontario)

Fabric, Fiber, & Fighting V

description:
The Shire of Nithgaard will host its fifth annual textile symposium on the weekend of November 16-18, at the Sieg Conference Center located on Narrows Road in Lamar, PA (no street address). Saturday the 17th will be a day of classes and workshops devoted to fabric, string, and their glorious arts. Melee and tournament combat engagements in a medieval style will be organized by Thorvaaldr Frirsverth. Head cook Aurora Nicola will be providing a Mongolian feast. The site opens at 2PM on Friday, and closes at noon on Sunday. Location:
Shire of Nithgaard (Lamar, Pennsylvania)

Academia della Danza

description:
The right noble lord Baron of the Ancient lands of Knights Crossing has declared that his subjects, noble in their demeanour, should learn the ancient art of dance, that they may better grace his court with knowledge of this gentler art.

To this effect, he has hired sundry dance masters from lands far and wide to come and provide instruction. For one weekend, his holding, the Pfaelzer Schloss, shall play host to a school of dance, known Location:
Barony of Knights Crossing (Gross Umstadt, Germany)

Luttrell Psalter film project

WAG Screen is creating a film based on the Luttrell Psalter, an illuminated manuscript from 14th century Lincolnshire. The film will combine images from the manuscript with live actors to produce a work which will be shown at The Collection, Lincoln’s new museum.

Games Tourney

description:
As the oppressive summer heat slowly takes its leave, Atlantia looks back on great battles won and contemplates the upcoming crusade. Yet everyone, soldier and citizen alike, needs time to rest and recover from war, time to enjoy some of the simple pleasures of life. So before heading off on the next campaign, come join us for a day of relaxation and recreation at Games Tourney, Atlantia’s premier gaming event. Location:
Shire of Isenfir (Weyer's Cave, Virginia)

The Art of War

description:
The Art of War is an event for the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc. in the Kingdom of An Tir, Barony of Aquaterra (Everett, WA area), April 24-27 2008. The Focus in on teaching the coordinated arts of Sword, Axe, Spear, Rapier & Archery in Skirmish, Mele', War, Small Band Fighting & such.

Please check us out and join in. From Bards to Brotherhoods, Spearmen to Shieldmaidens, Cooks to Kid-wranglers, if you ever fight in more than one on Location:
Barony of Aquaterra (Everett, Washington)

Horses, Hounds and Hawks II

description:
Did you ever wonder what goes in to the upkeep and training of a horse? Do want to learn how-tos of hound coursing? Maybe falconry fascinates you and you've always wanted to see one hunt on the wing. These and other topics along with hands-on-demonstrations will be yours when you come to the second Horse, Hounds and Hawks Collegium, to be held in the Shire of Coppertree on October 12-14.

You do not have to be an avid animal person to attend, there should be plenty for those who simply want to become educated on-lookers or who would like to learn some of the associated arts without actually having to own an animal of ones own. Classes will be posted to http://frontpage.velocity.net/duane/hhah.htm as presenters register. If you'd like to present, please contact Syr Alexander or Mistress Rannveigr to duane@velocity.net. Location:
Shire of Coppertree (Brookfield, New York)

Embroidery Challenge II: Son of Embroidery Challenge

THL Anya Mstyslavyaya and Lady Racaire have started a blog for the second embroidery challenge "Something to keep you warm..." - the new challenge will begin on Sept. 1st 2007.

Purgatorio 2007 photographs online

Gelis has published an album of photos from the recent Purgatorio 2007 in the Kingdom of the West.