Archive - Oct 15, 2009

[OUT] Danse Macabre

Join us on Saturday, October 17, 2009 for a night of dancing, a subtlety contest, spookiness and general revelry. Anyone who has come to this event before can tell you what a great time there is to be had. Halloween costumes are welcome.

[ANS] Baronial Flashback

The Barony of Bryn Gwlad Proudly presents Baronial Flashback October 23-25, 2009 Austin, Texas

[DRA] Insulae Draconis Principality Coronet Tourney

The First Insulae Draconis Principality Coronet Tourney will be held on the 19th – 21st February in Gilwell Park, in the ancient Royal Epping Forest.

[DRA] Pink Challenge

When the nights are long in the northern part of Drachenwald we need some joy in our lives and therefore Attemark invites You to an event of pleasure. Pink pleasure! Pink is a beautiful color too seldomly used to create artwork in our lands. The fine ladies of Attemark challenge You to pick Your favorite shade of pink and create something amazing may it be garb, a dessert or a piece of jewelry and compete in the Pink Challenge!

[MID] Newcomer's Seminar

The Shire of Norborough is hosting a Newcomer's Seminar on Oct 31, 2009 in Troy Ohio at the Troy Hayner Center - 301 West Main Street, Troy Oh, 45373

Midrealm Fall 2009 Coronation pictures online

Hilla Hamasdohtor has posted an album of photos from the October 3, 2009 Coronation of Dag and AnneMarie in the Kingdom of the Middle.

Bones of unidentified saint found in Bulgarian cathedral

Archaeologists working at the site of a medieval church, part of the fortress of Perperikon in Bulgaria, have discovered a bronze cross bearing remains dating to the 5th-7th centuries C.E. "These are broken and decayed bones, most definitely of a saint," Professor Ovcharov said.

[EAS] Fall Crown Tournament

The Shire of Quintavia, is honored to host the Fall Crown Tournament of King Konrad von Ulm and Queen Brenwen the Faire, to be held October 31, 2009, at Camp Marshall (Worcester County 4H Center, Inc.), located at 92 McCormick Road, Spencer, MA 01562.

A newcomer's view of Slay the Hydra

Thomas Willoughby of the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann, loaned his camera to a new fighter of his acquaintance who was attending his first event, Slay the Hydra, with the instruction, "take a picture of ANYTHING that he found interesting." The results can be seen in an album of photos posted on Flickr.

Translations of classic fencing texts released

Richard, from the Kingdom of Lochac, reports that two classic fencing manuals are now available for study. A new translation by Ken Mondschein of Camillo Agrippa's manual of 1553, the earliest Italian rapier text, is available for purchase, while the English translation of Ettenhard's manual from 1675 can be read online.