Archive - Nov 17, 2012

Anglo-Saxon Portraits on the BBC

BBC Radio 3 The Essay offers a series of 15-minute portraits of great Anglo-Saxons in an audio podcast. The series features acclaimed historians.

[WES] Jingles

Come celebrate the Season with the friendly folk of Southern Shores!

[ATL] Caer Mear Yule

Please come and join the Barony of Caer Mear on December 15, 2012 for our Yule celebration. There will be dancing, musicians, games and much fun!

[OUT] Totally Tudor Twelfth 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.

[ATE] Rainbow Bridge Day

Come one and all to celebrate a day of remembrance.  This will not be a day for sorrow, but rather one of joy and memory.  This event will see the return of the Barony of SunDragon to fund raising in the names of some of our family members who have crossed over the Rainbow Bridge.

[DRA] Fortuna's Champion IX

Fortuna is roaming Carnival in search of her champion. Join us for a weekend of game playing and revelry to see if she favors you!

[DRA] Flaming Arrow VI

Hear Ye, Hear Ye, the Shire of Glen Rathlin is proud to announce that it is once more hosting Flaming Arrow. We are running it again as a full weekend full of fun archery shoots, good food and merriment.

The site is Cladagh Glen Scout Centre, Marble Arch Road, Co. Fermanagh

[MID] Christmas Tourney XLI

Barony of the Flame presents Christmas Tourney XLI on December 15, 2012

Bayeux Tapestry captured in crystal

The 11th century Bayeux Tapestry, depicting the Battle of Hastings, measures an impressive 70m (230ft). Now an artist from Somerset, England has engraved the entire piece onto a crystal bowl. (photo)

British MP calls for hunt for the remains of Henry I

England's Reading East MP Rob Wilson has been paying attention to the possible discovery of te remains of Richard III, and would like to have the same experience in his district. King Henry I, son of William the Conqueror, founded Reading Abbey in 1121 and is thought to have been buried there in 1135.