Archive - Oct 2011

October 14th

Welsh Iron Age tomb links to Stonehenge

Archaeologists working at the Carn Menyn site in the Preseli Hills in Wales, where the Stonehenge bluestones were quarried, believe they have found the tomb of one of original builders monument.

Combatants and consorts for Ealdormere Fall 2011 Crown Tourney posted

Elrick the Bastard reports that Their Majesties Quilliam and Dagmar have posted a list of combatants and their consorts for the October 22, 2011 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Ealdormere.

Ely of Silver Oak to be knighted in Artemisia

HL Brynjolf Fjalgeirsson reports that Their Majesties Ronan and Clare, of the Kingdom of Artemisia, have decided to offer admittance to the Order of the Chivalry to Ely of Silver Oak.

October 13th

Nonsuch Palace rebuilt

Nonsuch Palace, the Surrey home of Henry VIII, built to rival French King, Francis I, has been rebuilt - as a 2.2m by 1.2m (7ft 2in by 3ft 11in) model. (photo)

Golden torcs bring finder £462,000 reward

David Booth is a happy man. The hoard of gold Iron Age torcs he discovered with a metal detector in 2009, were last year's most valuable treasure reported to the Queen's and Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer, bringing the finder a reward of £462,000. (photo)

[MER] Tales of Sherwood

October 14-16 the Shire of Loch Cairn will be hosting the 2nd annual "Tales of Sherwood"! Come join us at Mont Milner in Sewanee, Tennessee for a weekend of fighting, feasting and fun.

[ATE] Southern Crusades XIII

The southern baronies invite you to join them as they welcome Jean Bart, Stede Bonnet, Samuel Burgess and other great privateers in their revelry at Corsairs & Corsets, Southern Crusades XIII, taking place at Winkelman Flats Park in Winkelman, AZ.

Talmere Tourney

We just wanted to take a moment to invite you all to a Talmere party! This is not an event, though there will be fighting and gaming and crafting, oh my!

[OUT] Coronation

The Barony of Fontaine dans Sable invites you to witness the pageantry and beauty of the realm as Prince Kynan of Wyre Forest and Princess Gilliana Leigh Gallwey are crowned the newest regents of the Outlands. 

[AET] Agincourt

Heroes will be made upon the field this day, Archer and Knight alike shall make their mark. On this St. Crispin’s day We will also hold an arts and sciences display specializing in Leatherwork, as well as and arts and sciences Historic Combat feature.

[EAS] Fall Feast of Simplefare

The annual Fall Feast of Simplefare will be held Saturday, October 22 , 2011 at the South United Methodist Church,1226 Main St., Manchester, CT 06040.  The site opens at 10 a.m.  and closes at 9 p.m.

[GLE] Troll Fen’s Swamp Romp

Now that the Ram Throne is secure once again, the members of Troll Fen are turning their attention to Swamp Romp. The last weekend in January we’ll be gathering at Chicot State Park, north of Ville Platte, LA.  

[LOC] Tower and Fountain Tavern

Tavern feast with rapier and heavy bar brawl melee tourneys, games, dancing and music.

[LOC] Armadale Highland Gathering

Highland Gathering is chance to show people what the S.C.A is about from Arts and Sciences to fighting Demonstrations.

[GLE] Samhain 2011 Riverdance

The Barony of Grey Niche proudly presents a celebration of the river at Samhain 2011 Riverdance.

[ANT] Good Yule

The names of the Heirs of Aquaterra have been spoken, the Autumnal Equinox has come, Banner War is over and now the onset of the wind, cloud and rain has arrived! Time to tuck into the harvest season with another layer and some good company! Soon the December month will arrive and Good Yule will be upon you!

[GLE] Havoc

HAVOC October 28 - 30, 2011 at Lake Bistineau State Park

[NOR] Feast of Boar's Head

Welcome to Boar's Head: Marauders of the Waterways! This year, the theme is going to be based on a large group of people that typically get ignored in our studies of history and what has gone before us.

SCA Board of Director's Meeting & Social

The Barony of Madrone would like to invite you to join us as we welcome our hard working SCA Board of Directors at an informal social gathering after the Saturday, October 15th meeting.

"History of the Order of the Pelican" remembered

In 1989, Hilary of Serendip of the West Kingdom compiled an extensive history of the Order of the Pelican entitled Brief and Informal History of the Order of the Pelican. The history has been posted on the West Kingdom History website.

[DRA] Dancemoot IX

The Shire of Harpelstane once again invites you to enjoy a day of warm company and dancing to relieve the cold, dark, northern winter, with wonderful music provided by the renowned Gaita in the beautiful setting of a 13th century priory church.

Knighting of Ely of Silver Oak

It is our pleasure to announce, under Royal Decree from Ronan and Clare, Their Royal Majesties of the Kingdom of Artemisia, that Ely of Silver Oak will be elevated into the Order of Chivalry. This most special occasion calls for great celebration!

[WES] Eskalyan Day of Thanksgiving

The Barony of Eskalya invites its friends near and far to join us as we give thanks for the summer gone away, the winter soon to come, and bounty of conviviality we all enjoy. 

[OUT] Caerthe 12th Night

Start the new year in Scotland and Ireland! This year Caerthe’s premiere event will highlight both the Scottish and Irish people, but you will also be able to come and enjoy all the aspects of Caerthe’s 12th Night that you have come to love over the years including merchants, friends, entertainment, and good tidings on the new year.

[DRA] 12th Night Coronation 2012

As the seasons turn, so do the bearers of the Black Dragon Crowns. Come witness the coronation of the next King and Queen of Drachenwald, in the splendor of 14th century halls, in the heart of a medieval town! The lord Baron and lady Baroness of Knights Crossing welcome all and sundry, be they peer, nobleman or commoner.

[WES] West Kingdom Officers Meeting

All are invited to attend the next Kingdom Officers meeting. It starts at noon on the 23rd of October, 2011. All officers are requested attend and have a copy of their reports ready. 

[WES] West Coast Culinary Symposium 2012

Saturday join us for a full day of classes! All meals are included as well on Saturday, including a late period Italian credenza breakfast of cured meats, blintzes with fresh cheese and cherry sauce, pies, preserved fruits, bread, biscotti and butter (and coffee, which was not late period Italian, but we really really like it!).

[WES] 12th Night Coronation 2012

12th Night Coronation 2012, Kingdom of the West (Concord, CA) January 6, 7, 8, 2012

Investor wanted for £2m Hadrian's Wall project

Hadrian's Wall Heritage is hoping to attract an investor with the funds to construct a new visitor center at the Bowness House Farm in Bowness-on-Solway, England, the eastern end of the 84-mile (135km) Hadrian's Wall trail.

October 12th

West Kingdom Golden Stag Players creates YouTube channel

Hirsch von Henford, of the West Kingdom's Golden Stag Players, reports that a YouTube channel has been created to showcase the work of the group.