Archive - Jun 1, 2011

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Fans of the Ozark Medieval Fortress, or fans of castles in general, may wish to help make the site the best attraction in Arkansas by voting online. Voting ends June 8, 2011

[WES] Knights Errant in Vakkerfjell

Knights Errant in Vakkerfjell Saturday, June 4 · 11:00am - 8:30pm

[LOC] Tocal Token Tourney 2011

Tocal Token Tourney will take place on the weekend of July 9 & 10, 2011. This year the event will be Norse themed, come a-Viking.

[LOC] Cold War V

Ladies and Gentlemen, The rumours are true. The Barony of Rowany proudly presents Cold WAR V: V for Victory.

[GLE] Aphar Faire

Shire Lagerdamm wishes to extend to our friends and family from near and far an invitation to join us at this year's Aphar Faire, to be hosted at Camp Formosa on the weekend of August 12 - 14, 2011.

[LOC] Jewels of Lochac

Join the populace sitting amongst the verdant forest of Bacchus Wood to farewell Their Majesties and welcome the new King and Queen of Lochac.

[EAL] Murder Melee XXVIII

The Barony of Ben Dunfirth proudly presents: Murder Melee XXVIII – The Boar Wars Thursday June 9 – Sunday June 12, 2011

[LOC] Darton Anniversary

It is once again time to celebrate the anniversary of the great Shire of Darton and all good gentles are invited to celebrate in a weekend of feasting, fighting and the fantastical!

[GLE] Arts and Science/RUGA - Iron Ox

Join the Shire of Iron Ox for the Grand Arts & Science Tournament to decide the new Kingdom A&S Champion as well as our three Gulf Wars Champions

[ATL] WARFIGHTER - Kingdom War Practice

Heed the King's call for all mighty  warriors to come forth and prepare for the battles of Pennsic. New fighters, come get authorized!  Good gentles, fine ladies and their children are also welcome as there will be A&S competitions & classes, youth activites as well as all forms of fighting.

[ATL] Summer University

The Canton of Brockore Abbey will be our hosts for the 79th Session of the University of Atlantia.

Tips for beginning archers

The Oxford University Company of Archers offers an online tutorial for beginning archers entitled What Beginners Do Wrong ...and how to do it right.

Ancient wine found in China

Archaeologists have unearthed a 2,000 year old wine jug in Henan Province, China. The copper pot, sealed by centuries of rust, still has liquid in it.

Chivalry in the Mists

Commuters using the Rockridge, California BART station stop are occasionally treated to a sight one would not expect while using public transport: knights in armor duking it out in a parking lot. Felix Irmer of Oakland North visited the practice and reports. (photos)