Archive - 2007

October 4th

[OUT] Toys for Tots Tourney

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The Barony of Caer Galen invites you to our Annual Toys-for-Tots event and demo to be held on Saturday November 17th at the Boulder County Fairgrounds. While the weather will be cold there will be fun and games indoors. There are activities planned that will appeal to everyone!

Activities will include:

  • Rapier and Heavy lists
  • Archery
  • Equestrian (there will not be horses to rent and pre-registration for Location:
    Barony of Caer Galen (Longmont, Colorado)

[ATL] Kingdom Crusades

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It is once again time for Kingdom Crusades! This is one of the last opportunities of the fighting season to show your prowess on the Heavy Weapons field, the Fencing field and the Archery range. Soon the winter winds will blow and we will retreat into our warm hearths for hibernation.

There are cabins for your camping comfort. However, they are not heated. Cabins do provide co-ed hot showers and restrooms. No open flames allowed in the cabins please. There is also plenty of tent space available. Pets are not allowed on site. There is no feast, but the site does sell on-site meals. Location:
Barony of Bright Hills (Darlington, Maryland)

On the air with the Incipient Shire of Drachtod

Lady Sophia of Artemisia's Incipient Shire of Drachetod (Eastern Montana) spoke recently with Emilie Boyles of KXGN TV5 In Glendive, Montana. An MP3 file of the interview is available online.

[GLE] Christmas Revel

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Please join the Barony of Axemoor as they as they celebrate the beginning of the Yule Tide season. There will be something for everyone.

December 7-0, 2007

Henry S. Jacobs Camp

3863 Morrison Road
Utica, MS 39175

http://axemoor.net/christmas revel flyer 07.html Location:
Barony of Axemoor (Utica, Mississippi)

Zogho Stretto Symposium & Tournament

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The Little Rock study group of the Schola Saint George is pleased to announce its upcoming Western Martial Arts seminar, the Zogho Stretto (close play) of Fiore dei Liberi's Fior di Battaglia from the 14th century. Presenting the material will be noted author, armorer, & Western Martial Arts Master Brian R. Price. A traditional SSG pas darmes will take place on Sunday. Cost for the event is $60. Location:
Little Rock, AR Study Group (Jacksonville, Arkansas)

Hampton Court: The Lost Palace Lecture

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Hampton Court: The Lost Palace, a lecture with international guest Dr Jonathan Foyle will take place Friday 16 November 2007 at the Historic Houses Trust in Sydney, Australia.

From the website:

In the ballroom of our own State ‘Palace’ hear international guest Dr Jonathan Foyle speak about his experiences at Hampton Court, England’s most significant palace of the Tudor age, and his ensuing work with the World Monuments Fund. Location:
Government House (Sydney, New South Wales)

Calling all Grill Gods to Diamond Wars

THL Kat the Strange sends out a call for cooks at the upcoming Diamond Wars event in Gleann Abhann -- by way of a song!

[DRA] Medats Autumn Meeting

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Medieval Dress and Textile Society Autumn Meeting, Saturday 27th October 2007 at the Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN

Topic: Recent finds & scholarship: Medieval Archaeological textiles in North-western Europe

Fees:
MEDATS members £15 in advance (£20 at the door)
Non-members £25 in advance
Non-members joining at the door Location:
Medieval Dress and Textile Society (London, England)

[DRA] Feast of St Ethelburga

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The Shire of Thamesreach hereby invites you all to a great Winter Feast in the Ancient City of London!

The shire of Thamesreach will be making merry in the great 15th Century church of our Lady St Ethelburga http://www.stethelburgas.org/index.htm .

A fine repast will be served to the populace followed by music and dancing.

When:
Saturday 12th January 2008 Location:
Shire of Thamesreach (London, England)

Known World Heraldic Symposium 2008

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The shire of Thamesreach will host the KWHS 5-7 September 2008.

This wiki is the main means of communication to those attending, and volunteering at, this event.

Announcements will also be distributed by the KWHS yahoogroup.

Do I have to join?
Membership is not required to access all the useful content about the event - all pages are open to the public.

Volunteers, authors and instructors are welcome to create a wikidot account to join the site, so they can add their own pages directly. Location:
Shire of Thamesreach (London, England)

The physics of medieval archery

Science meets the martial arts in the Stortford Archery Club's online article The Physics of Medieval Archery. The piece was written by Gareth Rees.

Mists Bardic photos online

Gelis of Balweary reports that he has posted an album of photos from the recent Mists Bardic event in the Kingdom of the West.

October 3rd

Chicago Viking ship threatened - you can help

A replica Viking ship, a remnant of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, has been added to the list of the 10 most endangered landmarks in Illinois. You can help by voting to save the ship.

The heraldic tigger

Seamas Mac Daibhid shares his thoughts on heraldic presentations of the much beloved Tigger, how to blazon the charge and how it might be drawn. (photos)

Photos from AEthelmearc Fall 2007 Coronation

Alaxandair O'Conchobhair has posted an album of photos from the recent Fall Coronation in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. The event took place in the Incipient Shire of Rivers Edge.

How the Barony of the Far West Was Won

Lord William Featherstone, wandering jester and herald, relates a tale of valor and victory at the tournament to determine the Baron and Baroness of the Palantine Barony of the Far West.

October 2nd

Four offered peerages at An Tir's Crown Tourney

Their Majesties of the Kingdom of An Tir recently offered peerages to four individuals at Their Crown Tournament.

Magna Carta to be auctioned

A rare copy of the Magna Carta could bring as much as US$30 million when it is auctioned in New York by Sotheby's in December 2007. The 1297 copy is one of only 20 reissued by King Edward I.

[MID] Afternoon of Fun

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Happy All Hallows Eve! Come and join the fun! Fun, food and prizes for all! We are planning a GREAT SCA Event. Come and help us celebrate All Hallows Eve!!!

  • Rapier And Heavy Combat
  • Archery Shoots All Day
  • Youth Boffer
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Drummers and Dancers Welcomed

http://eastwatch.org/aof/index.php

Directions Location:
Shire of Eastwatch (Burton, Ohio)

[MID] Vineyard Raids IV

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Once again, the Canton of Westmere invites good gentles to journey into the unexplored wilds of southwestern Pentemere for a day of fun in the land of the Trident.

The Canton of Proudly presents
Vineyard Raids IV: Want a little cheese with that whine?
October 6th, 2007

Paw Paw Conservation Club
56222 30th St.
Paw Paw, MI 49079

Site Fee $5.00 not including the $3.00 non-member surcharge. Location:
Canton of Westmere (Paw Paw, Michigan)

[EAL] Feast of the Hare

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The Barony of Skraeling Althing presents Feast of the Hare, November 10, 2007 at Villa Marconi, Ottawa, Ontario.

Villa Marconi
1026 Baseline Road
Ottawa, ON K2C 0A6

Fees:
Gate Fees *The Non-Member Surcharge of $4 applies for all adult site fees
Adults: $10
Youth (12-18): $8
Children (4-12): $4
Babes in Arms: Free
Family Maximum: $25

Lunch Location:
Skraeling Althing (Ottawa, Ontario)

[ANS] Autumn Melees and Crown Tourney

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Bordermarch's Autumn Melees is less then two months away! Time to set your calendars and make your plans!

Site opens Thursday noon and closes Sunday at Noon. November 15-18.

Experience some of the best battles in Ansteorra at Border Keep - Ansteorra's stone castle. Chivalric, Rapier, Siege, Combat Archery.. fight along side royalty and the best knights in the kingdom.

Bordermarch's 30th year History Museum, Toys for Tots Drive, Populace vote Location:
Barony of Bordermarch (Beaumont, Texas)

[ANS] Seawinds Defender

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The Shire of Seawinds invites you to join us as we choose our next defenders in the fields of chivalric, rapier, archery, arts & science, and bardic.

We have planned a Middle Eastern themed event that is sure to please!

HL Eleanor Elizabeth Caley is serving up a fabulous middle eastern evening feast - served in proper Persian style while lounging on the ground with pillows. Breakfast and lunch will also be provided and Location:
Shire of Seawinds (Benavides, Texas)

Crossroads at Canterbury: Basking in the Glow

Peregrine recounts a wonderful day spent with members of the Shire of Quintavia in the Eastrealm at Crossroads at Canterbury, an event "inspired by those famous tales of Chaucer's."

Harvest Days 2007

Seamus offers a small album with a dozen photos from Harvest Days 2007, held in the Marche of Winged Hills in The Barony of Flaming Gryphon.

[WES] Golden Rivers Anniversary Banquet

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Join the populace of Golden Rivers in celebrating the start of the holiday season. Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 24th, for an evening of feasting and merriment. The theme this year is “Dining De Medici” which will include numerous savory dishes from Italy that will make your mouth water.

Besides the food, there will be other activities to enjoy that will include singing, the performance arts, and the occasional Location:
Province of Golden Rivers (Sacramento, California)

[WES] Selviergard Yule

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The Barony of Selviergard invites the Knowne World to celebrate the joyous season of Yule with us. There will be much feasting and fun, including the annual Rock, Paper, Scissors contest, which will decide the Lord and Lady of Misrule!

There will be a heavy combat and a rapier tournament to appoint two Holly Lords/Ladies who will have the privilege, along with their consorts, of attending Feast at the Table of Misrule, which will sit Location:
Barony of Selviergard (Chugiak, Alaska)

[WES] Michaelmas Feast

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The leaves are falling, the air is getting colder; soon the Gates of Winter shall open once again. Come join in a day of revelry and feasting in Winter's Gate as we celebrate the autumn splendor and the coming of winter.

There will be an adultclass on Japanese Temari (Please RSVP by October 8th if you wish to take this class!! Just email the autocrat please). There will also be two kids' classes, one on Viking braids taught by Lady Gwyneth Location:
Barony of Winter's Gate (North Pole, Alaska)

Beowulf in performance

Benjamin Bagby offers a performance of the Anglo-Saxon classic epic Beowulf accompanied by a six-string Anglo-Saxon harp.

October 1st

Another son of Atenveldt

Lady Anna Carye reports on the birth of Leo Joseph to Lady Halbjorg The Ruthless and her Husband Keith, September 20, 2007.