Archive - Dec 2012
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-12-13 18:44
You are cordially invited to join the Barony of River Haven in honouring Baron Wolfgang and Baroness Contarina for their service to the Barony as they step down as Baron and Baroness of River Haven, and celebrate the investiture of Master William Castille and Lady Katherine Alicia of Sarum as new Baron and Baroness of River Haven.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-12-13 18:36
Join us in the beautiful grounds of a grand house for a day of games and fighting. Depending on numbers there will be Heavy and Rapier Tourney and the possibility of some Archery as well.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-12-13 18:32
Rowany Festival is the largest event in the Kingdom of Lochac, and is hosted by the Barony of Rowany every year during the Easter break. Rowany and Lochac are groups within the Society for Creative Anachronism.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-12-13 18:25
Join Rivenvale for our annual Winter Revel at the beautiful Pioneer Pavilion!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-12-13 16:27
The Canton of Tear-Sea's Shore may lie in the Lowcountry, but, as winter nears, its heart turns towards the Highlands. Once again, we invite to you to “Go Gael!” and join us at the Feast of Saint Andrew on the weekend before the winter solstice. The site, the Colleton Saddle Club in Walterboro, South Carolina, opens at 10 a.m. and closes at 10 p.m. on Saturday, 15 December, 2012.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-12-13 16:10
The Barony of Arn Hold invites one and all to a celebration of life in Al-Andalus during the early Middle Ages at our annual Ball. This year, we have added some new and exciting activities for your enjoyment.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-12-13 16:02
Light a candle and greet the new calendar as we host the 30th Anniversary of this wondorous event here in our Shire. Indoor combat aplenty will decide the new champions for the year ahead in both the armored and rapier arenas. We will also have a new Bardic champion chosen during dinner.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-12-13 15:12
In February 2012, metal detectorist Andy Falconer discovered a silver seal on te Isle of Man in England. The seal was identified by the Manx Museum as a 14th-century bishop's seal, and have now placed the important artifact on display. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-12-13 11:51
The organizers of the 34th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum at Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH, are calling for papers for the April 19-20, 2013 conference. The topic is “Travel, Contact, Exchange.”
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-12-12 18:44
SAINT VALENTINE’S DAY MASSACRE IV Big Love in a Small Package
February 15th to 17th, 2013
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-12-12 18:35
To inaugurate our exiting new partnership with Christ Episc.Church in Warren, Rivenvale will be hosting a monthly Fight Frolic and Food Night, every 3d Monday of each month 6-9pm , this months date is Dec 17, 2013.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-12-12 18:29
What could be a better way to get ready for New Year's Eve than to all get together and have a melee!?! Rather than holding their usual weekly fighter practice, Barony of SunDragon will be hosting a war practice and ask all to show up and do what Atenveldt does best…fight hard and then party into the new year.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-12-12 18:24
From the distance, the drums of war can be heard. Very soon they will be upon us and with the drums, come a fierce enemy that will need to be vanquished. Come out to the Barony of Atenveldt’s Kingdom War practice so that our armies may get into fighting shape to ensure victory.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-12-12 18:16
THE FULL CONTACT GIFT EXCHANGE CHRISTMAS SHOOT! Come one! Come All! Come out and enjoy a morning of fun with the Archers! Don't shoot? No Worries there are plenty of Archers that you can ask to champion for you so you can join the fun after shooting!
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-12-12 18:11
Stormhold presents Winterfeast and Baronial Investiture July 13, 2013 in Fitzroy Town Hall, Fitzroy VIC AU.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-12-12 18:05
Rhythm & Brews 2013 will be held on the weekend of Friday 15th - Sunday 17th, February, 2013. The event will be held at Camp Kariong. (Formerly Kariong Scout Camp) Woy Woy Rd, Kariong. NSW.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-12-12 17:40
Once again, the Shadow Legion hosts it's own Sci-Fi/SCA/con in Grey Niche (Memphis, TN.) It will be held from January 4-6, 2013 at the lovely Airport Conference Hotel near the corner of I-40 and I-55.
There will be Gaming! There will be a Masquarade! There will be panels, Movies, Anime, and more! Fencing! Fighting! Food! More Gaming!!
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-12-12 15:01
Team USA, of the Battle of the Nations international western martial arts competition, has posted a new promo video on its website.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-12-12 10:32
On an island in a small river in Norway's Nord-Trøndelag County, archaeologists have discovered a 14th-century copper smeltery. “This is the first evidence that copper was produced from copper ore in Norway during the Middle Ages,” says Associate Professor Lars F. Stenvik, at the Museum of Natural History and Archaeology in Trondheim.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-12-11 20:38
Katniss Everdeen beware! A young Russian archer from the Seregedel school demonstrates her fast shooting ability in a short video. Iza Privezenceva (Иза Привезенцева) shows how it is done, both from a standing position and moving. Brava!
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-12-11 19:05
With European exploration and expansion during the Renaissance came renewed ties with Africa. Such ties, as presented in art, are the focus of a new exhibit at the Walters Art Museum in New York City, Revealing the African Presence in Renaissance Europe.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-12-10 21:40
A UK£200,000 donation has made possible new lighting of the 13th century cloister at Norwich Cathedral. "This is a scheme we've been working on for some years and with the help of a generous personal legacy we've at last been able to achieve it," said the Very Reverend Graham Smith, Dean of Norwich. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-12-10 19:59
Gudrun and Ladislaus, 2013 Rowany Festival Stewards, report that equipment bookings forms for the Festival are now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-12-10 17:38
You have been invited to 12th Night in Warriors Gate.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-12-10 17:31
Come join us for feasting, fun and frolics at Canterbury Faire, hosted by the Barony of Southron Gaard. No mud, no dust, no venymous fauna!
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-12-10 17:09
The Canton of Canton of Bryniau Twynnog invites you to Wassail on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at St. Agatha Community Centre (1793 Erb’s Road, St Agatha ON).
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-12-10 13:30
A 6th-7th century skeleton, discovered in 1959 in the town of Southwell, Notts, England, has been classified as a "deviant burial" by Matthew Beresford, of Southwell Archaeology.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2012-12-09 19:12
One of the many fascinating items found on the Mary Rose, the sunken fastship of King Henry VIII, is a knit hat. A recent photo from the Mary Rose's Facebook page (public) shows a conservator working on preservation of a hat. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2012-12-09 14:51
Some parishoners of St Cyriac’s Church in the village of Lacock, Wiltshire, England are upset over the proposed auction of the town's cherished medieval chalice, the Lacock Cup, in order to finance repairs to the building's roof. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2012-12-09 11:02
The Flodden 1513 Ecomuseum project has received a grant of UK£900,000 to promote community archaeology and to "encourage dialogue about this historic battle and how it has impacted communities from both sides of the Borders."