Archive - May 11, 2009

[ATL] Highland River Melees

In the year 1278, Llewelyn ap Grufudd (Llewelyn the Last) pays homage to King Edward I. He is finally allowed to marry Elinor, daughter of Simon de Montfort. King Edward claims northern Ceredigion and begins building a string of strong castles at Aberystwyth, Flint, Rhuddlan, and Builth to enforce his presence in Wales.

Liturgical manuscripts and medieval miniatures at the Free Library of Philadelphia

The Rare Book Department of the Free Library of Philadelphia is the setting for an exhibition of liturgical music manuscripts dating from the 10th through 16th centuries. Cantate Domino: Medieval Music Manuscripts in the Free Library of Philadelphia, 900-1500 will be open until June 26, 2009.

[ART] Drachetod

Long ago in the Badlands of eastern Artemisia there lived ferocious beasts. Their remains still litter the landscape of our beloved home. It is in honor of them that we come together for a weekend of fighting, feast, and fun.


NAFDA, the North American Frame Drum Association, will sponsor a workshop featuring drummers from around the world on October 17, 2009 in North Hollywood, California.

Sir Vladimir new Heir to the Throne of Atlantia

Sinclair reports that Sir Vladimir Aleksandrov, fighting for Lady Kalisa Aleksandrovna, was the victor of the May 2, 2009 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Atlantia.

[DRA] Winchester Pilgrimage IV

Come all ye pilgrims and travelers, and join the Shire of West Dragoningshire for a pilgrimage at the Hospital of St Cross and Almshouse of Noble Poverty. Share with us in an evening of Chaucer; a morning pilgrimage to Winchester Cathedral, an afternoon demonstration of our fighting skills, and an evening of feasting and storytelling.