Archive - Oct 2012

October 20th

[AET] Coppertree Cooks Collegium

The Shire of Coppertree repeats the popular All-Day Cooking and MunchFest (a.k.a. Feudal Food Fight), and opens its kitchens for all cooks to play together for a day of trial and fun!

[ATE] Fiber Frivolity III

From warped loomatics to those who prefer spin out of control and every fiber enthusiast in between, I look forward to this third iteration of Fiber Frivolity.

[CAL] Calontir Cook's Symposium 2013

It’s coming! It’s coming! Calontir’s 2013 Cook’s Symposium is coming!!! We will be once again meeting at Camp Marvin Hillyard in Easton, Missouri.

[ANS] Bordermarch Autumn Melees

Welcome one and all to BAM - WAR of the Rams November 15,16,17 & 18th At Border Keep, Ansteorra's stone castle. Fighting, Equestrian, Classes, Hafla, Fellowship, Bardic and more. A&S Competition, Kingdom ME Dance Championship, inter Kingdom Scribal Competition!

[ATE] Yule Court

Yule Court at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds in Sonoita, AZ Saturday, December 15, 2012.  Join us for gaming, music, dancing and merriment!

Caveat emptor!

The online comic XKCD offers wise words of advice in a recent strip for those seeking to buy swords from merchants.

[ATE] Heroes of the Silent Angels Event

Their Excellencies Seelos and Elena would like to invite you to the Barony of Atenveldt's 4th annual Heroes of the Silent Angels Event on January 19, 2013. This event will be FREE and filled with tournaments & prizes for all to participate in.

[ANS] Seawinds Defender

The Shire of Seawinds invites you to: Seawinds Defender 2012 October 26 - 28, 2012 Friday 3pm - Sunday Noon

[ANT] Winter Feast

'Tis the time of year when the winter winds howl and the days draw short; so come spend an evening with the Shire of False Isle and enjoy
our warmth and friendship.

[WES] Cloondara Rapier Championship

On October 21st A.S. XLVI (2012ce) the Shire of Cloondara will be holding a formal tournament to select our rapier champion. It will be a day of pageantry, challenge and fun. Including invocation held by the Ladies of the Shire, banners and heraldry!

Trampolarchery - really?

Do not try this at home, kiddies! Let Polly and Ryan (AKA Tristram) show you how it's done with the new non-Olympic sport of Trampolarchery.

Isabeau de Beauxyeux offered Laurel in Calontir

Count Fernando reports that during Their Court at Gryphon's Fest, Their Majesties Hirsch and Magdalena offered elevation to the Order of the Laurel to Her Grace Duchess Isabeau de Beauxyeux.

October 19th

How the English changed the Danes

There are documents a plenty on how the Vikings influenced the culture of England, but a new study looks at ways that Danish Norse were influenced by the English they conquered. According to Ph.D candidate Marie Bønløkke Spejlborg, it was the English who inspired Danes to organise themselves into cities."

Young Henry VIII

Is this an illustration of a young Henry VIII weeping at his mother's death?

October 18th

[OUT] Caerthe 12th Night

Come join us and start the year in Tudor fashion. This year Caerthe's premiere event will highlight the court of Henry VIII, but you will 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 the usual feast.

[LOC] Great Northern War XV

Once more the storm clouds of war gather , so the mighty warriors of the north say CRY HAVOC! AND LET SLIP THE DOGS OF WAR!

[ATL] Jester's Tourney II

Join us for a day of games, wages, prizes, and fun for the whole family.

[OUT] Winter Feast

Lords and Ladies of the Outlands, the Baron and Baroness of Dragonsspine invite you to come enjoy a Winter Feast. There will be a bardic competition during the feast, and the Staff of Dragonsspine's Bard will be passed on to the next Baronial Bard. There will also be a competition for the best winter-themed table, and there will be dancing after feast and court.

[EAS] 'Yet Unnamed' Masqued Ball

It is said that the Carnival of Venice was originated from a victory of the "Repubblica della Serenissima", Venice's previous name, against the Patriarch of Aquileia, Ulrico in the year 1162.  In the honor of this victory, the people started to dance and make reunions in San Marco Square.  Apparently this festival started on that period and become official in the Renaissance.

Anglo Saxon discovery at Caistor St Edmund changes minds about 5th century England

Excavations at the Roman town of Venta Icenorum at at Caistor St Edmund, near Norwich, England, are changing minds about life in 5th century Britain. The discovery of an Anglo Saxon building "showed the site was far more complex than first thought, and not solely a Roman settlement."

[MID] Midrealm Crown Tournament

The Canton of Rimsholt invites you to The Crown Tournament of Their Royal Majesties Dag & AnneMarie Saturday October 20, 2012 9am - 10pm

[OUT] Dragonsspine Arts & Sciences

Good people of Dragonsspine (and anyone else with wonderful projects to share) it’s time once again to show us your talents. Come vie for the Arts & Sciences Champion of Dragonsspine (remember you have to live here to be champion) or just show off those wonderful things you’ve been working on in the Display portion of the competition.

[WES] Agincourt Shoot

Join the Province of the Silver Desert as we once again celebrate the battle of Agincourt with a really fun Archery event. Can you really shoot as well as the average period archer? Can the duck be hit this year?

Oliver Mordrake named Pelican in the Outlands

Seuilla DeCordoba reports that Their Majesties Flanagan and Drahomira of the Kingdom of the Outlands have offered THL Oliver Mordrake admittance into the Order of the Pelican.

[EAL] Feast of the Hare 33

Feast of the Hare 33

[LOC] Canterbury Faire

Imagine the scene: 250 gentles garbed in soft wools and linens. Banners and pennons fly gently in the breeze that stirs the firs. Nearby is a coffee house, where stories of past renown and future conquest are spun, while spindles twirl a more tangible yarn. To one side, knights and nobles practice the arts martial, while consorts discuss bruise remedies.

[CAI] Winter Weekend 2013

The Barony of Calafia is proud to host Winter Weekend 2013 at the DeBenneville Pines Conference Center in the San Bernardino Mountains, 41750 W. Jenks Lake Road, Angeles Oaks, CA.  The event starts Thursday, January 17, 2013, 5 PM and ends Monday January 21, 2013, 12 noon. 

[ATL] T'N'T 13 J

Join the Barony of Bright Hills on October 27th, for TnT13J Turnips and Thingies! In addition to the fun and merriment Martial and A&S activities will be held to choose our Baronial Champions.

[OUT] Aarquelle Defender

Join us for Aarquelle's annual Defender Tournament. We will have Heavy, Light and Archery events to help us choose our champions for the next Year. We will have prizes for the overall winners in each tournament. The highest placing Aarquellian in each tournament will win the Defender baldric.

[LOC] Baldivis Demo & Championship List

The Shire of Dragons Bay shall hold on this day a list to determine who shall be the 4th Champion of the Sword. Those wishing to enter shall be accompanied by the person who inspires them this day or be able to name such a person, be armed and equipped as suits a warrior of Locahc, shall make such as display of heraldry as is within their means and be resident within the Shire or failing this be publicly acknowledged by an armiger of the Shire as an active and contributing participant.