Archive - 2005 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-12-13 18:50
Set your Tivos! On Wednesday, December 14, 2005, Turner Classic Movies will hold a 24-hour-long Shakepeare film festival beginning at 6:00 am (EST).
Submitted by Vallawulf on Tue, 2005-12-13 17:37
As Britain celebrates the 30th anniversary of National Tree Week, one Cumbrian farmer is making a valuable contribution to the regeneration of the county's woodland - and uncovering some fascinating facts about the region's industrial heritage into the process, as well as pits dating back to 1350 A.D.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-12-13 14:10
Friedrich Ethelred aus Schloss Trier, Internal Publicity Deputy for Estrella War XXII has announced the first annual Estrella Combat Cookery Competition.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2005-12-13 11:26
The Herald and News reports from the Snowflake Festival Parade, in Klamath Falls, Oregon, where the best seats were at a mobile feast created by members of the SCA.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-12-13 07:33
The musical hit "Spamalot" is scheduled to tour beginning with Boston in March. The show is based on "Monty Python and the Holy Grail."
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2005-12-12 19:27
The News Journal describes several examples of "agritourism" in the state of Delaware, including Baronage Farm in Townsend.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Mon, 2005-12-12 15:12
Raglan Castle, a 15th century Welsh structure that was originally a Norman motte-and-bailey castle, is being threatened by plans for a cattle market to be built around the site.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-12-12 12:32
Friedrich Ethelred aus Schloss Trier, Internal Publicity Deputy for Estrella War XXII, has announced that this year's War will include a period crossbow competition hosted by the Kingdom of the West.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2005-12-12 10:16
The Frontiersman reports on a housefire in Willow, Alaska, which took Laurie McCutcheon, known in the SCA as Mistress Pia (or Piasa) Dragonsaver.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sun, 2005-12-11 18:52
In England, the Knights of St. Edmund are calling down a 1,000 year-old curse upon developers involved in the construction of a shopping center.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sun, 2005-12-11 15:30
A British lottery fund has donated approximately $100,000 to the Aberdeenshire Council to help maintain the 10th century Rattray Chapel.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sun, 2005-12-11 12:29
Modern computers are creating the first computer-generated image of Tupholme Abbey, a 12th century ruin in England.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sat, 2005-12-10 19:37
An illuminated festive tree will grace a medieval fortress in Cumbria after a deal to secure funding.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-12-10 15:56
Baron Friedrich Ethelred aus Schloss Trier, Internal Publicity Autocrat for Estrella War XXII, has announced that this year's War will feature a Scribes' Tea.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2005-12-10 12:50
The Boston Globe reports on a group developing a cohousing neighborhood in Berlin, Massachusetts, where residents will "garden, knit, share meals, make music -- and, yes, occasionally dress up in medieval garb and belabor one another with makeshift swords."
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sat, 2005-12-10 10:43
Stirling Castle in Scotland has created a virtual tour of the facility in its lobby in order to offer visitors with physical limitations the opportunity to see the entire site.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-12-09 16:48
Looking for the perfect hand-crafted Christmas gift? How about a set of homemade bagpipes made from Naugahyde and PVC plumbing pipe.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-12-09 14:43
Baroness Adriana la Bretonne, of the Barony of Windmaster's Hill in the Kingdom of Atlantia, has announced the birth of Colin Mikami, son of Mistress Anna Ridley and Master James Bingham.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Fri, 2005-12-09 11:47
Residents in England desperately trying to repair a huge window at their church near Bewdley have been turned down for funding, despite growing fears that pieces of stonework could start falling from it.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Thu, 2005-12-08 18:02
The City of York is making an appeal to the world at large to make donations to help with the upkeep of Barley Hall, a medieval merchant's home, dating back to the War of the Roses.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-12-08 15:39
This week, Dame Aoife devotes her Links to the subject of winter sports, and you may be surprised to learn how many "modern" winter sports are actually period.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-12-08 15:09
We don't normally do this, and we promise not to make a habit of it, but the creators of SCAtoday.net are asking for your help for a very deserving charitable cause this holiday season—a small one with which you probably are not familiar, but which we hope will touch your heart.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-12-08 11:13
Lord Alexander Gladstone has posted photos from the Rising Waters Baronial Bash and Investiture which took place in the Kingdom of Ealdormere.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-12-08 08:04
They're at it again! The annual Haggis Hunt is on with prizes for those who can snare the Golden Haggis.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Wed, 2005-12-07 19:37
Riber Castle is at the center of a dispute between developers who want to build housing around the historic building and conservationists and historians who want to preserve the site.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-12-07 17:33
The Honorable Lord Roger-Luc Besson of the Barony of the Southdowns has posted a photo album with A&S entries from recent events in the Kingdom of Meridies.
Submitted by Kottr on Wed, 2005-12-07 15:09
SwordMaiden.com is a web site devoted to helping female warriors from all kingdoms to achieve their best possible proficiency. These are the new articles from 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-12-07 14:36
Baron Friedrich Ethelred aus Schloss Trier, Internal Publicity Autocrat for Estrella War XXII, would like to remind everyone that mail-in preregistration for the War ends December 15, 2005.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2005-12-07 12:44
"Drawings from Leonardo to Titian: A North Italian Itinerary" will be on display at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, California, though February 26.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-12-07 10:48
The Society for Creative Anachronism is in the process of moving its Internet name server onto a new computer. This procedure, which commenced early this morning, may cause intermittent problems with web and email access to any address containing "sca.org" or its subdomains (e.g., "equestrian.sca.org") during the next few days as the change propagates out across the Internet.