Get your tickets early for the Canton of Borderwinds' (in the Barony of Tarnmist) 29th Annual Court of Love, on Saturday, March 9, 2013. This " no hats" event will be held at Ramona Garden Park in Arroyo Grande, CA. The site opens at 10:30 am, and ends at 11 pm.
The troops are marshalled at Senlac Hill outside the little town of Hastings, England. Under Duke William II of Normandy the Normans and Flemish are on foot and horseback. There are masses of infantry, archers, and cavalry. The Anglo-Saxon army remains true to King Harold Godwinson.
Join us in a wonderful solar display in the merry month of May, as we bid farewell to our beloved monarch’s Tristan & Damiana and watch the new solar royalty ascend the throne of all Atenveldt. On May 4th and 5th a weekend of pageantry, gallantry, and spectacle will take place at the Francisco Grande Resort, 26000 W. Gila Bend Highway Casa Grande, Arizona 85293.
Estrella War is upon us! The Estrella War Main Event Stewards are asking a boon of all attending the Estrella War XXIX, and that is to volunteer for a scant two hours. For the Artisans from every kingdom we have a special request for your volunteer hours, and that it to share the passion and expertise you have for your arts with your cousins from without the Known World.
THL Evain Macrae has created an album of photos from Fontaine's Twelfth Night 2013, which took place recently in the Kingdom of the Outlands. The photos are available to view on her public Facebook page.
February 9, 2013, marked the 900th birthday of the founding of the Knights of Malta, a Roman Catholic religious order noted for its charitable works. The group celebrated its birthday with a parade around St. Peter's Square and a visit with Pope Benedict XVI, who is himself a member of the Knights.
The ladies Brita and Cateline la broderesse report that they have created albums of photos from Birka 2013, which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on Shutterfly and Google.
The correspondants of the East Kingdom Gazette report that the Board of Directors of the SCA have approved the advancement of the Shire of Endewearde to baronial status. The announcement took place at the January 26, 2013 BoD meeting.
Slightly out-of-period, but interesting nonetheless, is an instruction video by hairdresser Janet Stephens re-creating the hairstyle of the Vestal Virgins of ancient Rome. The Seni Crines is the oldest known hairstyle in Rome, and influenced later styles.
Travelers in northern Norway were inconvenienced recently when a truckload of burning cheese closed the Brattli Tunnel at Tysfjord. The fire continued for five days, releasing toxic gases, and making clearing the tunnel hazardous.
Residents of south east Cornwall are hoping to raise the UK£3m needed to save the priory at St Germans, a 9th century church in dire need of modernization. The fundraising efforts hope to attract such organizations as the Heritage Lottery Fund to their cause.
The Society Seneschal's office is seeking a Deputy Seneschal for Market Research to develop and implement a market research capability support the ongoing primary research needs that will prove fundamental to the continued improvement of decision-making for the Society for Creative Anachronism.
Now that Richard III has been offically identified, millions of readers are seeking to learn more about the English king. An extremely-detailed article on the Daily Mail website follows the saga of Richard from the discovery of his bones to the reveal of his appearance through facial reconstruction. (photos)