Archive - 2012

March 8th

[LOC] Archery weekend

A weekend of Archery - nothing fancy, no major competitions, just fun with a bow

[ATL] Grand Tournament of Friends IV

The Cantons of Attilium and Elvegast again combine forces to invite you to join us the weekend of March 30- April 01, 2012 for The Grand Tournament of Friends at Little River Trails in Bunnlevel, NC.

[ANT] Almost Spring Ithra

The University of Ithra will be hosting an Ithra session in Shittimwoode on March 17-18 at our new site, the Roeder Home, 2600 Sunset Dr. in Bellingham. This is a smaller site, so register early to get your spot in your classes!

[ANT] Fools Bransle

It is time once more for the populace of Lions Gate and its environs to gather together for an evening of good society, and the sharing of our expertise.

[ATL] Tournament of the Golden Rose

The Ladies of the Order of the Rose invite you all to a day filled with pageantry and more!

[ANT] May Crown XLVII

Celebrate the reign of Their Royal Majesties Iuean and Gwyneth as Spring comes to all corners of the Kingdom of An Tir!

[LOC] A bit Moorish - CANCELLED

Baron Bastian has been travelling and has found some new delights that he wishes to share with the populace.

Special Edition of the Estrella War Digest

Have you ever asked yourself, "Self, how could help the Chirurgeons who work so long and hard at Estrella War?” Well, ponder no more for there is a way for you to help.  We are in need of Chirurgeon Clerks. NOTE: This issue also contains an announcement about pre-registration at Crown Tournament.

March 7th

JStor to offer open access to its online database

Kevin Guthrie, the president of Ithaka, the nonprofit organization that runs JStor, the online database which archives 1,400 academic journals, has annouced that the subscription service will allow users to view 70 journals after registering with the website.

[LOC] Pencampwr gan Abertridwr Championship

June 1st - June 4th 2012 Pencampwr gan Abertridwr Championship Weekend

[EAL] FITP XXII

FITP XXII: March 31, 2012 Bricker Academic Building, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON

[DRA] Revel in the Midnight Sun VII

Oyez, oyez! As the sun nears its zenith, the people of the northern most isles gather to celebrate the endless day. We would be honoured to have you join us in the land of fire, ice and geothermal pools for a day of games, competitions and martial activity, all to be rounded off with a grand feast in the midnight sunlight.

[WES] Eskalyan Baronial Changeover

With the change of the seasons, and the return of the Sun to the Greatland, the time also has come for the Baronial Circlets to pass to another.

[ART] Spring Crown Tourney

The Barony of Gryphon’s Lair has the distinct honor and pleasure of hosting Their Majesties' Sean & Nisa Spring Crown Tournament to determine the heirs to the Gryphon Thrones. April 7, 2012

[ART] Equestrian Practice

We will be holding an equestrian practice and possibly an IKEqC the day after Crown Tournament. The site is very easy to find. We will be using the indoor arena on the same site as Crown  Tournament.

[LOC] St Georges Day Pas D Arms

Abertridwr presents St Georges Day Pas D Arms on 22/4/2012

[WES] Spring Feast

Come one and all to celebrate the coming of Spring with Fendrake Marsh on the Feast Day of St. Patrick.From our Kitchens, our goodly cooks will bring the finest fare to be served to noblemen and peasant alike, so don't miss out.  Games, Stories and Songs will fill our hall as we feast on our Shire's bounty!

[EAL] Border Spat

Canton of Harrowgate Heath is hosting Border Spat: for Love or Vengeance! Between the Barony of Skraeling Althing and the Barony of Ile du Dragon Dormant

[OUT] Mayday Festival and Oxygen Quest

It is my pleasure to invite everyone to the first event of the Incipient Shire of Bryngolau. On April 28 we will hold a Mayday Festival and Oxygen Quest. The day will feature fighting, dancing, frivolity, food, and laughs in our beautiful 7500 foot high forests.

[MID] Winter Game & Dance Revel

It's that time of year again to mark your calendar for a night of good drink, fun games, beautiful dancing and a wonderful feast.

Medieval Jewish documents prove existence of community in Afghanistan

Experts are baffled by the appearance of more than 200 rare, medieval Jewish manuscripts found in Afghanistan, proving the existence of a Jewish population in the country during the Middle Ages. The mystery? No one seems clear on how or where the documents were found.

Pennsic War 41

Pennsic is an annual event, in the guise of a "War", between the Kingdoms of the East and the Middle of the Society for Creative Anachronism Pennsic is also the largest Society event, with attendance in recent years exceeding 10,000.

[OUT] Outlands Heralds & Scribes Symposium

Outlands Heralds and Scribes Symposium fast approaches!  We give fondest thanks to mighty al-Barran for hosting us this year, on March 17, 2012 at Sandia Preparatory School.

[ART] Mystery Event

Come join the Province of Arrow’s Flight in an afternoon of classes and tournaments
as we fight off the Zombie Apocalypse.

[OUT] Crown Tourney

The time draws near when two great and wondrous events will take place in the Southern Outlands, Crown Tournament and the Princess Protector Tourney. The first, of course, is the finding of an Heir for Their Royal Majesties, Kynan III and Gilliana, mighty King and graceful Queen of the Outlands.

[EAS] Known World Heralds and Scribes Symposium

The Barony of the Bridge and the College of Arms welcomes one and all to the Known World Heralds and Scribes Symposium to be held June 22-24, 2012 at the Radisson Airport Hotel in Warwick, Rhode Island.

[ATL] War of the Wings

War of the Wings is proudly hosted by the Barony of the Sacred Stone with the generous help and support of many Atlantian volunteers. This year's principle opponents are the Barony of Nottinghill Coill versus the Barony of Marinus.

Stronghold of Hellsgate on the march in Killeen, Texas

For the past year, members of the Stronghold of Hellsgate, in the Kingdom of Ansteorra, have been striving to form a new SCA chapter. Sean Wardwell of the Killeen Daily Herald discussed re-creating medieval arts and sciences with three SCA locals.

March 6th

Calontir's Midwinter Festival 2012 photos online

Mathurin reports that he has creat an album of pictures from Midwinter Festival 2012, which took place recently in the Kingdom of Calontir. The photos are available on PicasaWeb.

Patrick O'Malley of Ulidia victor of Caid Crown Tourney

Sir Drogo reports that Count Patrick O'Malley of Ulidia defeated Sir Ragnar in the final bout of the Spring 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Caid.