Archive - Feb 2012
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-02-22 08:25
The skeletal figure of Death, along with his companions Vanity, Greed and Pleasure, has been removed from the famous medieval astronomical clock in the city of Prague for a period of two months. The animated figures will be painted to protect them from humidity. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-02-21 20:02
Eleanor Deyeson reports that Mirabel Wynne was placed on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Laurel by Their Majesties Ostwald and Kaye at Their recent Clothiers' event.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-02-21 12:52
Roger Bamkin, of Wikimedia UK, has invited the public to take part in an experiment: chronicle life in Monmouth. The online encyclopaedia will create Monmouthpedia, a site where citizens and visitors can "contribute articles and photographs on interesting and notable places, people, artefacts and other aspects of Monmouth life."
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2012-02-21 09:40
The North Canton Patch, a local newspaper, interviewed Francesca de Onorati, the Event Steward for this year's Masque of Courtly Love event at the Marche of Alderford in the Middle Kingdom.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-02-21 08:04
Cateline la broderesse reports that she has posted an album of photos from Dancing Fox which took place recently in the Shire of Nordenhal, Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on Picasaweb.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-02-20 16:14
The Freer and Sackler Galleries of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. are hosting the exhibit "Feast Your Eyes" on Ancient Iranian Luxury Metalwork beginning February 4, 2012. The exhibit "explores the beauty, role and function of luxury metalwork in ancient Iran."
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-02-20 12:43
An annual Artisan Showcase is held at Estrella War, to provide a setting where artisans can sit with medieval style works they have completed or have in progress, and discuss those pieces with SCA Peers and populace from many SCA Kingdoms.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2012-02-19 18:42
Augusto G. reports that he has created an album of photos from Barony of St. Swithin's Bog 12th Night Celebration which took place recently in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. The photos are available on Photobucket.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2012-02-19 16:06
THLord Stefan li Rous has published an update to Stefan's Florilegium for February 2012.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2012-02-18 17:30
Ladies Aiedel O'hEachthigheirn and Edeline de Diekirche, Kingdom Youth Officer for the Kingdom of Atenveldt and Estrella War, provide information on youth activities at the upcoming War.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2012-02-18 13:07
Do you cook a mean shoulder? Got the best wings around? Love your lovely smoked salmon? Are you a Rib Master? Burger-meister? Prove it!!
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2012-02-18 08:21
Due to the time needed to allow for processing orders at the hire companies, the deadline for booking equipment has had to be changed. All equipment bookings need to be made by MARCH 8, 2012. This is one week after the close of attendance bookings.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2012-02-18 08:19
Sorle Maknicoll, Booking Officer for the 2012 Rowany Festival, reports that the booking deadline for this year's Festival is fast approaching.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-02-17 19:25
As Winter comes to an end, and spring fast approaches, we turn our efforts to preparing for the coming raiding season. The time for raids, war and battle are fast approaching!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-02-17 19:21
Come enjoy summer’s end in the Northern Reaches in the Barony of Saint Florian de la Riviere with a Tournament of matched weapons and a picnic in the park.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-02-17 19:15
In honour of the coincidentally temporally co-located birthdays of Mistress Katherina Weyssin and Master William de Cameron, the Barony of Ildhafn presents an evening of dancing and board/card-games, with light refreshments provided, and a potluck supper.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-02-17 18:56
The Estrella War event team has published the February Estrella War Digest, with important information enclosed such as a BoD Town Hall and your final pre-reg reminder.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-02-17 18:41
Northern Oaken Regional Academy of Defense, Defcon III, March 3, 2012. Hosted by the Marche of Thistle with the assistance of the Blades of Brendoken.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-02-17 18:20
Darton Anniversary event. A weekend of Italian cuisine courtesy of Master Stefano da Urbino. Friday night a tavern, Saturday Darton Champion Tourney, Rapier Tourney and Archery, at night a masked ball. Sunday a market and A&S display.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-02-17 18:15
Atlantia's Winter University is a wonderful place to learn new things to teach what you know. Come and enjoy good companionship.
Arts & Sciences Activities: There will be classes on many topics.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-02-17 17:53
Winged Hills will be holding a Collegium 24 & 25 March 2012 at Wright State University in Dayton, OH. We have a wonderful facility available for classes in the Student Union. Now all we need is you to teach!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-02-17 17:48
Canton der Welfengau will sponsor the Mega Practice on February 26, 2012 in conjunction with the University of Guelph Medieval & Renaissance Society. SCA and university waiver policies will be in effect.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-02-17 17:46
Archaeological excavation at the future site for the Academy of the Arts in Tallinn, Estonian has produced several boxes of artifacts dating to the Middle Ages. Among objects found were bone jewelry, dice, and a piece from a board game.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-02-17 17:40
The Gulf Coast Renaissance Faire March 3-4, 2012 At the Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-02-17 17:10
It is time to prepare for Festival on the Green (FOG). I've been tasked again to serve as liaison between UWF and the SCA. For those of you who are unfamiliar with FOG, it's a Fine Arts Festival at University of West Florida in Pensacola, FL. It is on Friday and Saturday, March 30 & 31, 2012.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-02-17 16:33
The shire of Meadowmarsh is hosting a boot camp at the weekend of the 16th – 18th March 2012. The site opens Friday night at 18.00 and closes Sunday at 12:00.
Submitted by Ianthe on Fri, 2012-02-17 15:19
Mistress Kathryn Goodwyn has opened a website for her period modelbook collection, "Flowers of the Needle."
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Fri, 2012-02-17 11:28
A reporter with the Standard Freeholder paid a visit to the Canton of Harrowgate Heath in Eastern Ontario. The article showcases many SCA activities including fighting, heraldry, and scribal arts.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-02-17 08:14
International teams come together for grand European melee battle at Battle of the Nations. Now a television series covers the action. Episodes are on YouTube.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-02-16 19:10
Adam Stedefast, Blue Iris Herald for the Kingdom of the Outlands, reports that THL Li Hsiao Lung (Li Guang Ming) has been offered admittance into the Order of Chivalry by Their Royal Majesties Kynan and Gilliana January 21, 2012 at Winter Wolf held at the College of Blaiddwyn.