Archive - Jun 2008
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-06-05 14:14
Calling all Vikings! It's time once again to set up our Viking Village at
the Annual Jamestown Scandinavian Folk Festival. We would love to have as
many people as possible join us in celebrating all things Viking!
This year we continue to work toward having more hands on Viking age
activities and demonstrations. There will be prizes for best period display
and best Viking garb.
Shire of Heronter (Jamestown, New York)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-06-05 13:46
The Canton of Nimenefeld in the Barony of Windmaster's Hill, Atlantia will be putting on the event called "Midnight at the Oasis.
Midnight at the Oasis
September 19-21, 2008
Canton of Nimenefeld
Optimist Club Farms
2908 Optimist Farms Road
Apex, NC 27539
No ground fires, no firearms, no swimming in the pond.
Jodocus Menig von Badenweiler
Canton of Nimenefeld (Apex, North Carolina)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-06-05 13:15
Castle Fever '08: A day at Sterling Castle. A relxaing day of fun & games June 6-8, 2008.
Oronoco State Park
310 3rd Ave NW
Oronoco, MN 55960
Children: $7 (Ages 5 and under free
(No pre-Reg Please )
$3 Non-member Surcharge
please bring your own target blanks
Fighters & Archers, please bring already made coat of Arms/Device (Size 8x11)
Shire of Silfren Mere (Oronoco, Minnesota)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-06-05 10:24
Marine archaeologists are working to recover the cannons from an Elizabethan ship which sank near the Channel Islands in 1592. The big guns will be taken to the Tower of London for expert restoration and conservation.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-06-05 07:41
Geillis has posted an album of photos from the recent Coronation in the Kingdom of the Outlands on her Flickr website.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-06-04 17:55
The devastating earthquake in China's southwestern Sichuan Province has spared the world's tallest statue of Buddha. The 71-meter tall Buddha, which is a world heritage site, draws millions of visitors to the province each year.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2008-06-04 14:39
Researchers from the University of Sheffield, England, say that radiocarbon dating of remains from Stonehenge suggest that the site was a burial ground for Britain's first royal dynasty, as early as 500 years before the stones were erected.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-06-04 10:43
Viscountess Elashava bas Riva shares her photos and those of Lady Elspeth O'Leary from the 9th Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Northshield held May 10, 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-06-04 08:33
Mongol, a 2008 film directed by Sergei Bodrov, tells the story of the early life of Genghis Khan as a slave in 13th century Russia.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-06-03 17:10
The mummified remains of over 8,000 monks and city luminaries make for a strange tourist destination, but that is what visitors will find at the Capuchin Catacombs in Palermo, Sicily. The remains date from the 16th century.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-06-03 13:51
Baroness Morgana reports that at Their recent Beltaine event, Their Majesties of the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann placed Viscountess Muriel De Bois on vigil for elevation into the Order of the Pelican.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-06-03 11:29
THLord Godfrey von Rheinfels has posted photos from the recent Cornation of Phelan and Amirah in the Kingdom of Atenveldt.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-06-03 07:41
8-year-old Kristina Roberts is no spoiled princess! What she dreamed of most was to enter a real joust. Recently her dream came true at Warwick Castle in England. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-06-02 18:23
Emrys Eustace (Broom) has posted a wonderful album of photos of A&S entries from the recent Mudthaw event in the East Kingdom.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-06-02 15:04
Eilidh Swann reports that members of the Canton of Summergate (San Diego, California) in the Kingdom of Caid explained the wonders of the SCA for videographer Bill Wechter from the North County Times when he visited Summergate Anniversary. The video is available online.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-06-02 11:10
Janet Arnold's Patterns of Fashion: Cut and Construction of Linen Shirts, Smocks, Neck and Headwear, Etc., C. 1540-1665 No. 4 has been scheduled for release in late fall of 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-06-02 07:38
Judith de Nothumbria, Dance Coordinator for Pennsic 37, has posted a number of announcements regarding dancing at the War on the Pennsic Dance website.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-06-01 17:25
One of the most impressive archaeological sites for the Viking Age is Birka at Björkö in Lake Mälaren, Sweden. A website describing the site and its artifacts is available online.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-06-01 11:36
A severe drought affecting the city of Barcelona, Spain has lowered the water table in the massive Sau reservoir, revealing a once-submerged medieval village. The town was flooded when the reservoir, which supplies Barcelona, was built in the 1960s. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-06-01 08:50
Lady Arianwen ferch Morgan reports that Marc de Arundel was recently offered entrance into the Order of the Chivalry in the West Kingdom.