Archive - May 30, 2008

St. Albans: "Beating the Bounds" since 1250!

The English city of St. Albans takes its history seriously and celebrates yearly with the Beating of the Bounds, a procession dating to the mid 13th century which marks the boundaries of the town.

Owen ap Morgan to be elevated in the West

Owen ap Morgan of the Kingdom of the West has announced that he will be keeping vigil on Friday June 13, 2008 before Kingdom Arts & Sciences to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Pelican.

[LOC] Inter College War

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Inter College war is an annual event where the various university SCA groups (colleges) compete with each other to determine which is the best college. The competitions usually take the form of a mix of combat and arts & sciences.

When is college war?
5pm Thursday 10th July to Midday Monday 14th July

Where is college war?
College War this year is being helds at Caloola Retreat, located 30 kms south from Tuggeranong Town Centre. Caloola Farmhouse Caloola Campground Location:
College of St. Aldhelm (Tharwa, ACT, Australia)

[GLE] It's the End of the World

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Well, almost. If the cutoff date for the SCA is 1600, let's party like it's 1599 (will the Prince be there?). The Barony of Small Gray Bear and the proto-Canton of Southtower bring you Bombay 1599: a relaxing weekend of fun, food, and frolic.

Enjoy a weekend of fighting heavy weapons and rapier), Live Weapons, A&S (populace judged: NO documentation required), and lots of food. The Barony's own Kat the Strange is offering up an Indian "street feast" that you can eat with your hands, including Tali machli (fried fish), baigan pakora (battered & fried eggplant), fresh onion chutney, chicken marinated in yogurt and spices, shami kebab, fried bananas and much more. No, sorry... peanut butter will not be available for the fried bananas (we DON'T want to have to call Doctor Bombay). Location:
Barony of Small Gray Bear (Pine Bluff, Arkansas)

[MER] July Feast

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The Shire of Thorngill presents July Feast July 11 - July 13, 2008

Camp Meadowbrook: 2344 County Road 747 Cullman, AL 35055

Come join us for some great fighting , interesting classes, and great food. Fighting ‘cause our guys love to beat on others! Classes, ‘cause we all like to learn knew things or old things! And Food, because you know Thorngill loves to cook and eat and feed others! Friday night we will a chance to relax and socialize. Feel free to bring needle-work, music makers and story telling to enjoy or entertain others or possibly both. Location:
Shire of Thorngill (Cullman, Alabama)

[ANT] July Coronation

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The Barony of Wastekeep welcomes you to the An Tir July Coronation.

Merchants:
To reserve your pavilion on the eric please contact HL Mairghead at mkimber@charter.net. with the size of your pavilion with guide wires also please.

Site information.

  • No driving on the grass.
  • Propane fires only.
  • Pets are welcomed! All animal waste or damage is the sole responsibility of the owner. Location:
    Barony of Wastekeep (Kennewick, Washington)

Pictures from Northshield's 35th Anniversary Celebration & Educational Collegium

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva shares photos and a report from the recent 35th Anniversary Celebration in the Barony of Jararvellir in the Kingdom of Northshield.

Westminster Abbey's "carpet of stone" revealed

A two-year restoration project has revealed the breathtaking details of a medieval mosaic pavement, depicting the end of the world, in the floor of London's Westminster Abbey. The floor was originally constructed in the 1260s by Henry III>