Archive - Jun 17, 2010

Middle Eastern discussion group created

Lady Miriam bat Shimeon reports that she has created a discussion group those interested in topics pertaining to Middle Eastern dance and arts and sciences in the SCA. The list is hosted by Google.

"Learn and have fun" at the Medieval Faire

Over 15,000 people passed through the gate of the Kitsap Medieval Faire to "learn and have fun" in the Middle Ages with members of the Barony of Dragons Laire. Ed Friedrich of Kitsap Sun (Bremerton, WA) has the story. (photo slideshow)

Calontir and Ansteorra event photos online

Séaghdha mac Roibeaird, of the Kingdom of Calontir, reports that he has created several albums of photos from recent events in Calontir and Ansteorra.

[ATL] Metalsmiths’ Symposium IX

The Barony of Stierbach and the Kingdom of Atlantia welcome all interested in learning about metal, glass, and other related arts to Metalsmiths’ Symposium IX on Sept 24-26, 2010 at the Prince William County Fairgrounds in Prince William, VA

[ATL] Tournament of the Golden Rose

The Inspirations of Atlantia, the Ladies of the Order of the Rose, invite you all to gather for a day filled with pageantry and more! On September 4, 2010, those Noble Ladies who have worn the Crown shall send forth Their Champions of the Roses to the field, not for prowess or vainglory, but to pay tribute to the Ideals held dear and encouraged by the Order. This is a day not to be missed!

[OUT] Gulf of Mexico Tournament

In 30 days (and every day) more crude oil will be washing up on the coasts of The Gulf of Mexico, threatening the livelyhood of fisherman, wildlife and sea life. The damage will affect everyone for years to come. If you are a little bit like me, you are heartbroken at the images of the birds, turtles, fish and dolphins among so many other including humans that are deeply affected by the Oil Spill.

[WES] Rapier Championship and Collegium

It is time once again for the Golden Rivers Rapier Championship and Collegium!

[MID] A Simple Day in the Country

The Barony of Sternfeld cordially invites you to enjoy yourself at A Simple Day in the Country!

[WES] Day in the Park

The Shire of Bestwode will host Day in the Park June 27, 2010. We will be set up at the Cottonwood Grove near an intersection of park roads and the park is not large enough to get lost in. 

[LOC] Darton Anniversary

The Shire of Darton wish to advise the Annual camping event - DARTON ANNIVERSARY - is on once again.

Vikings feminized male names

At the April 24, 2010 Midlands Viking Symposium, Dr Philip Shaw from the University of Leicester delivered a paper on his research on Viking naming practices. His research discussed the common practice of giving female children names derived from male names.

[NOR] Woodland Romp

I'd like to take a moment to invite all to Woodland Romp in the Shire of Skerjastrond next weekend.  Come join Her Highness and visit the northeast frontier of Northshield.  We are 3 hours north of Windhaven, 2 hours east of Mistig Waetru.

Cleveland galleries reopen after renovation

The Cleveland Museum of Art announced that six more of its permanent galleries, including the medieval gallery and the gallery of European painting and sculpture 1500-1800, will reopen June 26, 2010 after extensive renovation.