Archive - Aug 2012

August 17th

[WES] Viking Event

The winter snows begin to approach and soon we will see the first flakes of winter. ‘Tis time once again to gather together and meet in celebration, take council, and renew our bonds of friendship. We invite you to come and join our fires the Saturday of Sept 8, 2012 for the Viking Event!

[DRA] Turnier des Herzwaldes III

The Shire of Vielburgen in the Barony of Knight´s Crossing in Germany invites you to the Turnier des Herzwaldes III (Tournament of the Heartforest III).

Olive pit sheds light on early British imports

The discovery of a 1st century BCE olive pit found at an archaeological site in England gives further evidence to the theory that trade in Mediterranean luxury goods pre-dates the Roman empire.

Texas Medieval Association Conference call for papers

The Texas Medieval Association is seeking papers for its conference at the University of Houston October 12-13, 2012. The deadline for paper submissions is September 1, 2012.

August 16th

Stefan's Florilegium updates for August 2012

THLord Stefan li Rous offers updates to Stefan's Florilegium for August 2012.

[WES] Collegium Nebulorum & Westermark Samurai Madness

Come one come all to a day of classes and fun. Collegium Nebulorum is being held in conjunction with Westermark Madness at Ed Levin Park on Sept 15, 2012. We will have classes - all suitable for newcomers as well as those more familiar with the SCA but want to learn more!

[LOC] Hastilude

Hastilude will be held on Saturday August 18, 2012 at 2pm.

[CAL] Queen's Prize Tournament

The Shire of Deodar presents Queen's Prize Tournament September 15, 2012 at the Linn County Fairgrounds in Central City, Iowa.

Sword and Buckler Seminar with Roland Warzecha

This is just a quick reminder that early registration is still open for the sword and buckler seminar with Roland Warzecha scheduled for September 22 - 23, 2012 (Saturday from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm and Sunday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm) at the Alaska Dome. 

Texas Medieval Conference

The Texas Medieval Association Conference will be held October 12-13, 2012 at the University of Houston.

The Esperanza sails in Calontir

In a preview of the 3rd Annual Wings of Hope Cardboard Boat Race, which was held July 28, 2012, Angie Mock from Fox News 2 in St. Louis interviews Gwendolyn and Fernando from the Barony of Three Rivers about their entry in the race.

Chateau de Camville Schola Weekend

You are invited to attend the next Chateau de Camville "Schola" Weekend. The focus of these weekends is to improve our SCA related skills and experiences. The format of the weekend is one of intensive (and fun) training and creativity.

[DRA] Kekri-All Hallows Feast II

Come and celebrate the harvest season end Kekri / All Hallows Feast again with the Canton of Hukka! This event offers plentiful activities: archery, both heavy and light tournaments, arts and sciences, autumn market, auction and the abundant Karelian Feast.

[ATE] Atenveldt Crown Tourney

In the shade of the great pines of Northern Atenveldt, the Barony of Ered Sul welcomes Their Majesties and all who would partake in the competition to determine the next heirs to the throne.  This exciting and wondrous event will be held at Willard Springs near Blow Out Tank, just south of Flagstaff, AZ.

[MER] Red Tower 40

Red Tower 40 will take place September 14-16, 2012 at the WOW camp in Gainesville, Georgia.

[LOC] Tower and Fountain Tavern

The Tower and Fountain Tavern will open again, with rapier and heavy tourneys during the day, and entertainments and feasting during the evening.

[LOC] Festival of St John

Join us in 1096 for the Festival of St John, as we debate the merits of pilgrimage, explore the new and exotic wares and crafts of the Holy Land, and battle for the Golden Peacock and the legendary Relic.

The Golden Stag Players present: The Alexandrian Tapestries

Lovers of Commedia dell'Arte will want to view The Alexandrian Tapestries, a video of a performance presented by the Golden Stag Players in the Kingdom of the West.

August 15th

[LOC] Spring Tourney - Rebooted

This years Spring Tourney will be hosted by the Shire of Dragons Bay and you are cordially invited to join the Shires of the western shores in a long week end of good cheer, archery, challenges, melees and war!

[ANT] September Crown Tournament

Come witness the epic tournament to determine who will be our next King and Queen!  Enjoy the pageantry of the Kingdom Equestrian Tournament and Championship! Get your Arts & Sciences geek on! Take in the lovely view of the Olympic Mountains!

[OUT] Caer Galen Defender

The cold winds of Autumn blow across the western peaks of Caer Galen. The milky eyes of Her Champions begin to peer into the mists of time in search of worthy successors to relieve them of their duties. They dream of resting their weary bones and returning  to their loved ones; but with their charge not yet complete they must find the next individuals capable of becoming the new Champions.

[LOC] Feast of Andronicus - CANCELLED

The College of Saint Andronicus Invites all to come to the Feast of Andronicus on the 12th to the 14th October 2012.

National Association of Ancient and Medieval Arts

Taumarunui Falcons would like to personally invite you and your club to the 2012 National Association of Ancient and Medieval Arts gathering in Te Wera, Taranaki, 19-21 October, 2012

[WES] Purgatorio

Their Majesties invite one and all to come and bear witness to the coronation of Their Royal Highness' Roger and Zanobia. Come celebrate the grand traditions of the West with courts, arts & sciences, fighting, singing, dancing, and archery.

Buy and sell in the Medieval Town Square

Looking for a website to buy or sell medieval of SCA goods? Try the Medieval Town Square, an auction site that gives members the opportunity to shop or sell to re-enactors or medieval enthusiasts.

Service, combat, and chivalry in Arab, Alabama

David Moore of the Arab Tribune newspaper joins Thorfinn Eriksonnr, Ingris Utlennigsdottir, and Mailloch of Wulfhaven as they meet for for fighting, A&S, and building a new group in northern Alabama.

August 14th

Royal Collection Art

The Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace will exhibit more than 100 works by Northern European artists including Durer, Lucas Cranach the Elder and Hans Holbein the Younger.

German debt goes unpaid for 450 years

In 1562 the town of Mittenwalde, Germany made a formal loan to  Berlin of 400 gilders.  Berlin never paid the money back, and at the agreed upon 6% interest Berlin now owes Mittenwalde 11,200 gilders, the equivalent of 137 million US dollars.

Pennsic 41 Opening & Closing Ceremonies Photos

Photos of the Opening Ceremonies and Closing Ceremonies of the Pennsic War 41 are now posted on SleepyUnicorn's Photobucket album.

August 13th

Great Northeastern War 2012 photos online

Albreda Aylese reports that she has posted an album of photos from Great Northeastern War which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on Flickr.