Archive - Feb 2012

February 4th

Taran and Heleyne new Prince and Princess of Oertha

Baron Khevron reports that Taran Arnfast, fighting for Heleyne of Avebury, defeated Viscount Sir Kenric Maur, fighting for Dagmar the Red, in two fights in the final bout of the Coronet Tournament in the Principality of Oertha, Kingdom of the West.

Bids sought for SCA 50th Anniversary Celebration

The Society for Creative Anachronism is seeking bids for the 50th Year Anniversary Celebration of its founding in 1966.

February 3rd

Dziuginte Litovka elevated to Pelican at East Kingdom Twelfth Night

Principal Herald Baron Rowen Cloteworthy reports that Their Majesties Gregor and Kiena of the Kingdom of the East offered entry into the Order of the Pelican to Lady Dziuginte Litovka at Their recent Twelfth Night in the Barony of Carillion.

[ANS] Bjornsborg Academy of Defense

Come join the Barony of Bjornsborg as it hosts a tournament of the four leading schools of the Art of the Rapier.

[MID] Better War Through Archery

The Barony of Sternfeld is proud to present... Better War Through Archery & Constellation Regional A&S Saturday, February 4th and 5th, 2012

[OUT] Tri-Baronial A&S

Where can you see three baronies worth of A&S entries in one place. Why the Tri-Baronial Arts and Sciences Competition of Course!

[ATL] Battle for Marsh Abbey

Deep in the woods, on the edge of the marsh, a small abbey has stood silently for years on disputed lands. Secluded, almost forgotten. But times have been hard in the Canton of Misty Marsh, and so they look to these lands as a source for new revenue.

[ATL] Kingdom Arts and Sciences Festival

Kingdom Arts and Sciences Festival will be held February 4, 2012 at the Marshall Building in Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA.  The address is: 8800 Courthouse Road, Spotsylvania, VA 22553

[CAI] Dun Or Anniversary Tourney

The time has come for the 20th Anniversary of Dun Or... next year we will be legal adults!! Please join us for our Anniversary Tournament on April 21, 2012.

[ANS] Provincial Games

The Province of Mooneschadowe presents Provincial Games, a melee event dedicated to games! February 18, 2012 in Stillwater, OK

[EAS] Everyday Thynge - The Laird's Kitchen

The Shire of Caer Adamant is holding it's annual cookery themed event on March 3, 2012 and I am putting out a plea for teachers, A&S entries and A&S Displays.

[ART] Carnivale in Venice

The Shire of Castelleone Nuovo shall be holding our Venetian themed event "Carnivale" on the weekend of February 4, 2012 this winter!

East Kingdom 12th Night 2012 photos online

Cateline la broderesse reports that she has created an album of photos from 12th Night 2012 which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on PicasaWeb.

[WES] Gaston Phebus - Hunt and Picnic

Come on out and enjoy an Equestrian Event and Cooks Play Day.

[LOC] Radburne War VI

The sound of beating hooves are in the distance, the drums echo through the fog - there is an army on the rise led by the Four Horseman of the Apocalypse. Are you prepared for the coming storm?

[WES] War Collegium

War Collegium is a fighting event to get the Kingdom of the West ready to fight in the Wars for the year.

[CAL] 15th Annual Bobbin & Weaving

Bring your latest project and join us for a weekend of fun. A number of people have offered to teach just about anything you would like to learn, such as bobbin lace, kumihimo, tablet weaving, netting, spinning, needle felting, felting, knitting, nalbinding, sprang, etc.

[ATL] Spring Coronation

The Barony of Raven's Cove is honored to host the Coronation of Bryan of Sacred Stone & Brianna O'Duinn. Come all and help make their day one to remember. The beautiful lands of Raven's Cove await you!

Applicants sought for position of Society Webminister

The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is seeking candidates for the position of Society Webminister.

Applicants sought for position of Compleat Anachronist Art Director

The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is seeking candidates for the position of Compleat Anachronist Art Director. The Compleat Anachronist is a monograph series, published four times a year, with each 56- to 60-page issue focusing on one topic.

February 2nd

Juliana Foxcroft elevated to Laurel in Northshield

Master Andrixos reports that THL Juliana Foxcroft has been placed on vigil to join the Order of the Laurel by Their Majesties Vladimir and Petranella of the Kingdom of Northshield.

Ogle Castle up for sale for nearly UK£2m

Those with an extra UK£1.79m may wish to purchase Ogle Castle, near Ponteland in Northumberland, England, one of the oldest inhabited buildings in the country. Bo Boanas, owner of the castle, says he doesn't believe the building is haunted, despite its violent past. (photo)

Medieval mystery writer researches by doing

Writer Jeri Westerson of Menifee, California loves the Middle Ages, particularly the world of Crispin Guest, her "ex-knight turned detective on the mean streets of fourteenth century London." Scott Butki, of the Seattle P-I has an interview.

February 1st

Historical Christmas celebrations in London

Countess Alys Katharine reports that two sets of photos of Christmas interpretations, taken by British photographer and historical interpreter "spiral_tower," are available on Flickr.

Board of Directors seeks nominations for new Directors

Service takes all forms in our Society.  The Board of Directors for the Society for Creative Anachronism is asking for your assistance in nominating qualified candidates for a very special kind of service - that as a member of the SCA, Inc. Board of Directors.

[ATE] Estrella War XXVIII

The Kingdom of Atenveldt is pleased to announce that next year's Estrella War will be held at a new site (Schnepf Farms in Queen Creek, AZ), and will be scheduled later in the year than prior wars (March 27- April 2, 2012).

Board of Directors seeks comments on same-gender consort proposal

Leslie Luther-Fulton, Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors, has published an announcement requesting comments on a proposed change to the Governing Documents that would allow same-gender couples to enter Royal Lists.

Ancient stone may hold the fate of modern London

The Stone of Scone and the Tower Ravens may have some competition. A fight has broken out over the fate of London's Stone of Brutus. A development company wants to relocate the stone, while tradition holds that, "So long as the Stone of Brutus is safe, so long will London flourish."