Archive - Mar 26, 2008

Swedish film series deals with Knights Templar

Arn: The Knight Templar, a 2007 Swedish film, is finding a following among fans of historical movies. The film and its sequel, Arn: The Kingdom at the End of the Road, are based on Jan Guillou's trilogy about a fictional Swedish Templar.

[GLE] Hadrian's Wall Revisited

Come join the Barony of Seleone on March 28th to March 30th as we revisit Hadrian's Wall at the reopening of the CAMP WILKES site Biloxi, MS

****WE still have beds and feast available******

Who are your closest neighbors, the Land of the Scots or the Home of the English? Come and support your closest neighbor in the battle of Hadrian's Wall Revisited.

Friday Night: Location:
Barony of Seleone (Biloxi, Mississippi)

[GLE] Cracked Anvil XI

This year's theme is "A Day in the Life" (and no, we didn't think twice about it). We'll have out usual assortment of Heavy Waepons and Rapier Fighting, plus an assortment of classes to hopefully please one and all.

Our A&S Theme is "Everyday Life in the Middle Ages" Documentation is required and entries will be judged using Kingdom A&S Rules. Please, NO Alcoholic entries since this is a Dry Site. Location:
Barony of Smythkepe (New Blaine, Arkansas)

[GLE] Candlelight Camp 2008

Chris Columbus has a reputation to uphold. After 3 successful voyages to the New World, he's brought back riches and spices that had never before been dreamed of. But this time, he's in for a trip of a lifetime -- a bad trip.

Candlelight Camp 2008
1503: Columbus, Over The Edge.
May 9-11, 2008
Camp Taloha near Pine Bluff, AR

Come join the Barony of Small Gray Bear as we celebrate the last Location:
Barony of Small Gray Bear (Pine Bluff, Arkansas)

[ANS] Glaslyn's Defender of the Flame

Does your honor come from the strength of your arm or the strength of your heart? We seek strong heroes to defend our Canton. How many can you withstand? Come enjoy our Hero's Tournament and see how many you can fight at once. Chivalric, Rapier, Archery & Bardic Defender of the Flame will fight for the title, in addition to the Keepers of the Flame to be chosen by the ladies of Glaslyn.

Glaslyn's Defender of the Flame Location:
Canton of Glaslyn (Sanger, Texas)

[ART] Mystery Event

Come, one and all, to the fair lands of Arrow's Flight to relax, be silly and enjoy each others company for Mystery Event.

It will be held at the American Fork Senior Center, 54 South Main, American Fork, UT on March 29, 2008. The festivities will begin at 10:00 am and continue throughout the day and into the night. The day will boast heavy and rapier fighting, both tournament and melee. It will also host Youth Combat tournaments, as well as many Youth Activities. Several Arts & Sciences classes will be taught by the many talented people of the area. During feast, we will be entertained by the gifted musicians and story tellers of these fair lands. Between the songs and stories, we will have the modeling and populous voting for our annual Bad Garb Contest. Our enjoyment of the day will commence with a delicious feast, prepared by Lord Ramon de Javier. The menu is as follows, with a brief description for those with dietary concerns. Location:
Shire of Arrow's Flight (American Fork, Utah)

[WES] Collegium Occidentalis

Collegium Occidentalis is comimg soon! Saturday, April 26 to be precise. Collegium will take place at the same site it did last spring: the Sierra Arden School, 890 Morse St., in Sacremento, CA.

Fun and challenging classes are planned! Here's just a few of the classes being offered:

  • How to do a feast on a shoestring budget, by Mistress Rowan
  • Tourney camping by John de la Torre Location:
    Shire of Betony Wood (Sacramento, California)

[AET] AEthelmearc War Practice XIX

Hark to the sounds of the war drums, gather close friends and allies and ready arms for the coming war. Steltonwald is pleased to welcome all to AEthelmearc XIX War Practice.

Join us starting Thursday May 15, 2008 at Noon, through Sunday, May 18 leaving site by 3pm. We will be at Coopers Lake Campground, 205 Currie Road, Slippery Rock, PA 16057. The marshal activities for the weekend will include Fighting, Fencing, Combat Archery, Location:
Canton of Steltonwald (Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania)

[LOC] Innilgard Baronial Changeover

Innilgard Baronial Changeover (Adelaide, South Australia) Friday 25th to Sunday 27th of April 2008.

Friday - Explore Adelaide, possible fighter training, finish with Evening Revel
Saturday - Divestiture Revel (daytime), Investiture Feast (evening)
Sunday - Baronial Championship Tournament

Bookings are required for the Feast and if requiring the catered lunch on Saturday. Please book with Dawn Jones. If you require Location:
Barony of Innilgard (Adelaide, South Australia)

[ANT] 34th Annual Egils Skallagrimsson Memorial Tournament

So--please join us at the 34th Annual Egils Skallagrimsson Memorial Tournament, May 25-28, 2008, in the charming and friendly Barony of Adiantum! (That's Eugene, Oregon).

This year, we're focused on FUN! New STUFF! Messy CRAFTS! Silly ARCHERY SHOOTS! A new site layout! Great LOOT! A killer fun BARDIC!

And if you preregister, we're giving you a discount!! Why? Cuz it's less paperwork at the gate, and we can plan ahead, that's why. Location:
Barony of Adiantum (Eugene, Oregon)

[WES] Palatine Barony of the Far West Coronet Tournament

“BEWARE THE IDE’s OF APRIL for if YOU still wield the sword of the Palatine Baron of the Far West thou shalt perish!” THUS SETH THE GODS! Hearing this, and having sated his blood lust at Estrella, Baron Vail wisely laid aside his sword and decided to hold an Arts and Sciences Coronet Tournament on the 12th of April to select his replacement.

All Far West artisans are invited to compete for the coronet by entering their 5 best creations finished within the borders of the Far West using quill, brush, needle, etc. etc. anything but swords. ALL ARTISANS are invited to apply immediately to enter this tournament to Baron Vail and Baroness Marixsa at Location:
Val De Draco (Tokyo, Japan)

[NOR] Barony of Jararvellir's 35th Anniversary Celebration

This is truly an event with something for almost everyone. In honor of the Barony's long tradition of hosting quality educational specialty events (including Musicians' Day, Northshield Dance Seminar, Bardic Madness, To Play With Fire, War College, and Medieval Religions Symposium), there will be an educational collegium at the event.

There will also be tournaments for armored and rapier combatants, a dance ball in the afternoon (so it will not fall off the schedule), a delicious feast in the evening, and plenty of fun and fellowship. Location:
Barony of Jararvellir (Stoughton, Wisconsin)

Rare Anglo-Saxon grave markers found in cathedral walls

Archaeologists are excited about the discovery of rare Anglo-Saxon grace markers in the walls of Peterborough Cathedral. The markers, which are believed to date from the 11th century, were discovered during restoration work to the cathedral.

SCA Knight to seek elected office in the modern world

Sir Galen of Bristol, an SCA Knight resident in the Middle Kingdom, has announced that he will be an independent candidate for the Illinois state legislature.