Archive - Sep 6, 2007

English Warbow website created

A new website "dedicated to the revival of the great English warbow" offers articles, photos and links for those interested in the art of English archery.

Bards and Bows

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The Damp Dragon Inn has moved! The Shire of Sterlynge Vayle welcomes all back to the new Damp Dragon Inn for Bards and Bows on September 8, 2007. This event will be held at Camp Amahami, Page Pond Road (no number), in Sanford NY. Gentles who attended the Spring Crown Tournament in May will remember this beautiful site. The site opens at 9:00 AM and closes when everything is clean on Saturday night. Anyone still lingering after 10:00 PM will be pressed into service for site clean up. Location:
Shire of Sterlynge Vayle (Sanford, New York)

Ealdormere Fall Crown Tournament

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The Northern Shires of Ealdormere invite you to attend The Fall Crown Tournament of Trumbrand and Kaylah October 27, 2007

Site:
Lively District Secondary School,
265 Fifth Avenue
Lively, Ontario

Site open: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Prices:
Site: Free!
Lunch: A variety of lunch options will be available for under $6.00
Feast: A selection of delights from al-Andalus. Adults $14.00, children 5-12 year of age $8.00, children 4 and under free. Location:
Brennisteinn Vatn (Lively, Ontario)

Robin Netherton/Laurellen de Brandevin Lecture Weekend

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On Saturday, October 20, 2007 we're delighted to be hosting Robin Netherton, a researcher specializing in Western European dress of the Middle Ages.

Since 1982, she has given lectures and workshops on medieval clothing for academic audiences, historical societies, reenactment groups, and other organizations. She will be presenting the following lectures:

  • The Gothic Fitted Dress
  • The Greenland Gored Gown Location:
    Eugene, Oregon

Carnival of Saint Homobonus

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The feast of St. Homobonus is an event, where we celebrate the feast day of the medieval patron saint of tailors. At this event we attempt to recreate and follow some of the traditions and festivities associated with medieval feast days of saints.

This year the feast will be a carnival! Whee!

http://www.elinasojonen.net/homo Location:
Märkiö (Hyvinkää, Finland)

Steel Rose Tournament and Feast of St Malachy

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Come and join the College of St Malachy as we celebrate our 10th Birthday! We will hold our annual Steel Rose tournament in the afternoon then progress to a feast to honour our patron saint and fondly remember the last ten years and look forward to a prosperous future.

When: Saturday 20th October 2007 (see website for timetable)
Where: Bulli Masonic Hall, Princes Hwy, Bulli NSW (see website for directions) Location:
College of St Malachy (Bulli New South Wales)

Vikings and Their Enemies: a call for papers

ARC Network for Early European Research will present a symposium at the University of Melbourne November 24, 2007 entitled Vikings and Their Enemies. Proposals for papers are being accepted until October 1, 2007.

Rainn Wilson to create ren faire comedy

The Hollywood Reporter has announced that actor Rainn Wilson of The Office fame will co-write the script for a movie with fellow actor Matt Ross based on Renaissance faires.

One knight's quest achieved

Sir Brand deux-Leons of the Kingdom of An Tir offers an update on his quest to raise funds in support of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.