Archive - 2010

February 8th

Calontir 12th Night photos online

Séaghdha mac Roberd reports that he has created an album of photos from 12th Night, which took place recently in the Barony of Lonely Tower, Kingdom of Calontir.

Marguerite Dinard vigiled for Pelican in Ansteorra

Sara Penrose reports that Mistress Marguerite Dinard has been offered entry into the Order of the Pelican by Their Majesties of the Kingdom of Ansteorra.

February 7th

[ATL] Kingdom of Atlantia Spring Crown Tournament

While the sun always shines on Atlantia, the cold weather has receeded, Spring is upon us and our Kingdom seeks new Heirs! Our Dread King Jason and our Glorious Queen Gerhild invite Their populace to join them for Atlantia's Crown Tournament, hosted by the Barony of Hidden Mountain. Come join us for this display of chivalric gallantry!

Secret Vatican documents published

A collection of 105 documents, some dating back over 1,000 years, has been published in book form by the Vatican. The Vatican Secret Archives features a such diverse documents as a letter from the grandson of Genghis Khan to a 1550 note from Michelangelo demanding payment.

[NOR] Fighter School

On February 20, the Barony of Jararvellir will be hosting Fighter School at the Jefferson County Fair Park. Come and learn the art of Heavy Fighting from the Knights of Northshield.

[OUT] Sworded Affair

The Barony of Fontaine dans Sable has the profound honor of hosting the premier rapier combat event of the Outlands. Sworded Affair promises to be a day long adventure of dueling, fun and friendship.

[WES] Selviergard Fun Day

Come out and join in the fun in beautiful downtown Butte on Saturday, February 20, 2010 at the Bodenberg Butte Baptist Church! This is a day to just hang out and schmooze with an informal Collegium with classes in Viking turned shoes, the scribal arts, heraldic display, stitchery, etc. Feel free to bring along any project you are currently working on.

Pennsic War XXXIX

Pennsic is an annual event, in the guise of a "War", between the Kingdoms of the East and the Middle of the Society for Creative Anachronism  Pennsic is also the largest Society event, with attendance in recent years exceeding 10,000.

12th century poem calls French "arrogant cowards"

A century after the Norman Conquest, the relationship between the French and the English was anything but cordial, if you can believe a 396-line poem written by an Anglo-Norman cleric.

Is Star Trek more authentic than the SCA?

From RealLifeComics... authenticy in Star Trek... or for that matter, in the SCA.

February 6th

Birka photos online

Baronne Cateline la broderesse and Master Broom report that they have created several albums of photos from A Market Day at Birka which took place recently in the east Kingdom. Both albums are available on PicasaWeb.

Announcement of a New Subsidiary Corporation; SCA Illinois Inc.

The Board of Directors of the SCA Inc, announces the creation of a new subsidiary corporation; SCA Illinois, Inc (SCA IL).

February 5th

Illora von Neunhoff to sit vigil at Estrella XXVI

Mistress Magdalen Venturosa reports that Lady Illora von Neunhoff will sit vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Pelican February 13, 2010 at Estrella War XXVI.

[ANS] Combined Gulf Wars XIX Fighter Practice

The Shire of Loch Ruadh invites ALL chivalric fighters to attend a combined Gulf Wars Fighter practice to prepare for the upcoming war!

Living History Conference

The Upper Thames Military Reenactment Society is pleased to host the 2010 Living History Confence.  We will welcome Ryan Gale, author of "A Soldier Like Way:" The Material Culture of the British Infantry, 1751-1768 as our keynote speaker.

Shake the MidWinter Blues

Greetings!  Please join me in Dragonsspine (Colorado Springs) on Saturday, February 20, 2010 to rid yourself of the winter doldrums. Bask in the warmth of good friends, stuff your mouth and belly with delicious food, share your best "No ****, there I was . . . " Estrella War stories, and
bellydance and drum to your hearts content. For those of you going to the class at Cedars, please join us after.

[MID] Winter's End

The Barony of Fenix invites all to attend Winter's End Saturday February 27, 2010.

Dixie Heights High School

3010 Dixie Hwy

Edgewood, KY 41018

Site opens at 9:00 am and closes at 7:00 pm

Site is handicap accessible

Due to Kentucky State Law, this site is completely DRY.

Outside activities available is weather permits

[WES] Heraldic Gathering in Southern Shores

On Saturday, February 27, 2010 Southern Shores will be hosting a Heraldic Gathering at His Grace, Duke Cariadoc's home to assist as many as we possibly can to create submissions to the College of Heralds for their Devices and SCA names.

[EAL] Winter War XII

The Shire of Trinovantia Nova Presents Winter War XII

[CAL] Carnivale

The Barony of Vatavia Presents Carnivale! Come join in a day of feasting, revelry, fighting, and good hearted fun!

[WES] Warrior's Gate Spring Coronet

Spring Coronet for the Palatine Barony of Warrior's Gate.

[EAL] Forward into the Past XX

Forward Into The Past is a one-day symposium that arranges speakers on a broad range of historical topics including the arts and crafts practiced by various cultures, history of particular regions, cultures, or times, and where feasible allows this learning to be conducted in a hands-on environment.

[LOC] Great Northern War XII

The might of the North, being the Baronies of St Florian de la Riviere & River Haven, and the Shires of Bacchus Woods and Willoughby Vale, issues this: we declare WAR on our Southern Enemies!

[LOC] Great Southern Gathering 2010

The Baronies of Innilgard and Ynys Fawr and the Shire of Arrowsreach are proud to announce the second Great Southern Gathering, a series of classes on all things SCA. As in 2009, the aim of the Gathering is to provide an environment for the teaching of various combat and A&S subjects in a relaxed atmosphere. Classes will be taught throughout the weekend, while Sunday is a day for tourneys and various combat related activities.

[ATL] Chalice of the Sun God VII

Chalice of the Sun God VII -- Outstaring the Medusa
October 22- 24, 2010
Barony of Ponte Alto

[ATL] Storvik's Performer's Revel

Tired of snow? Interested in an intimate, very old school event where everyone gathers around the hearth and entertains each other while the smells of wondrous food delight the senses?  Then Storvik's Performer's Revel on February 13th is made for you!  Doors open at noon.

[EAL] Fruits of Our Labours 3

The Barony of Ramshaven Presents: Fruits of Our Labours 3 (It’s All Fun and Games) Friday, May 21st through Monday, May 24th, 2010

[ANT] Grand Thing V

The Barony of Stromgard and the Village of Bjorgvin invite you to come and join our fires this Memorial Day Weekend at the 5th Annual Grand Thing.

[AET] Regional Fighting Practice

Greetings all fighters! We will be holding a Regional Fighting practice and ask all who can come to join us February 21, 2010 Sunday, from 2pm to 6pm, at Marshall Elementary School, 5135 Wexford Run Rd, Wexford PA 15090.

Joan of Arc "relics" trace to ancient Egypt

Devotees of Joan of Arc were disppointed recently to learn that relices of Joan of Arc, overseen by the Archbishop of Tours in Chinon, France, are not only fake, but actually the "bones of a human and a cat tracing back to ancient Egypt."