Trio Mediaeval Sparks Interest in Early Music

New York Times music reviewer Allan Kozinn looks at Trio Mediaeval, an all-female group from Norway that spotlights early music.

New exhibit on medieval Chinese and Iraqi ceramics at the Sackler

"Iraq and China: Ceramics, Trade and Innovation" will be on display at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, DC, through April 24, 2005.

Day of the Troubadors Photos Online

Alexander Gladstone has posted photos from the recent Day of the Troubadors event in the Kingdom of Ealdormere.

British Hunters Choose France

Since fox hunting has been banned in Britain, many hunters are traveling to France.

Radio Nederland: Arab Scholarship Sheds New Light on Cleopatra

New research has shown that medieval Arab scholars respected the philosophical and scientific accomplishments of the Egyptian queen Cleopatra.

Medieval Ship Discovered in Thames Estuary

Marine archaeologists are excited about the discovery of parts of a medieval ship in the Thames Estuary.

New Theory on Construction of Stonehenge

Derbyshire carpenter Patrick Weir has a new theory on the construction of Stonehenge and how the massive stones were transported to Salisbury Plain.

National Geographic: Some Tattoos Traced to Crusades

An article by Cassandra Franklin-Barbajosa for National Geographic traces the history of tattoos, including the use of the Jerusalem cross during the Crusades.

Bimeh.com: 11th Century Mosque Discovered in Iran

The remains of a 1,000-year-old mosque have been discovered near Baft in southern Iran.

Medieval Clothing & Textiles Journal to Include Research by SCA Members

Medieval costume expert Robin Netherton has announced a new academic journal, Medieval Clothing & Textiles, which will include articles by SCA members.

Safety Concerns Close Scottish Castle

UK£2.5 million is needed to save Scotland's historic Castle Tioram in Moidart, which has been closed due to safety concerns.

Estrella War to Offer Youth Collegium

Lady Turrel, A&S Autocrat, and Lady Elizabeth, Youth Coordinator, for Estrella XXI have announced that the Estrella War Collegium will offer a Youth Collegium.

Smithsonian: First European Child in North America Born to a Viking?

Archaeologists have discovered the family home of a Viking woman they believe returned to Iceland after a trip to North America, where she had given birth to a child.

Taverna Aventiure Photos Online

Marcus von Stormarn, Autocrat for the Shire of Aventiure's first event, Taverna Aventiure, has posted photos online.

New Saxon Graves Found at Marlborough

The graves of five Saxon warriors were discovered on the weekend at Marlborough by metal detecting enthusiasts.

Midrealm to Create Bards List

Cerian Cantwr has announced that a bardic email list has been formed for the Middle Kingdom.

Pennsic Media Liaison seeks volunteer deputies

Baron Corun MacAnndra, the Media Liaison Representative for Pennsic XXXIV, seeks several deputies who have modern-world experience working with (or as) members of the press.

Feast of the Hare Photos Online

Lord Eirik Andersen has announced that photos from the recent Feast of the Hare in the Kingdom of Ealdormere are now available online.

Clubs take students back in time for feasts, combat

The Arizona Daily Wildcat discusses two student organizations at the University of Arizona: the SCA (the College of St. Fenix), and a juggling/fire-eating/dance group known as Street Performance and Incendiary Arts.

Countess Alys Katharine appointed as new Society Chatelaine

The Society Seneschal, Master Aaron faheud Swiftrunner of the Stone Keep announced this evening that the Board of Directors has appointed Countess Alys Katharine of the Middle Kingdom to the position of Society Chatelaine for the standard three year term, commencing 2004-12-01.

News Observer: Atlantia SCAdians Teach 6th Graders

Members of the Barony of Windmaster's Hill taught 6th graders about the Middle Ages at a recent demo. The visit was chronicled in the local paper.

Ontario Renaissance Festival Closes its Gates

The management of the Ontario Renaissance Festival has announced that, after nine seasons, it will be closing its gates.

Sharing pics of a new custom-designed helm

Mallas, a member of the Tuchux household, shares a description and photos of a new custom helm created for her by a SCAdian armour shop.

"Ancanar" film web site receives major update

The creators of the forthcoming Tolkien-inspired film Ancanar have released a major update of the movie's web site, with news of the film's latest progress.

Photos from Lochac Crown Tournament online

Phil Anderson of the Kingdom of Lochac has posted photos from the recent Crown Tournament.

Google Announces "Google Scholar"

Search engine giant Google has announced a new service, Google Scholar, which searches scholarly literature.

Wyvern Cliffe Collects Toys for Tots

Michelle Reagan of the Jefferson City, Missouri News Tribune reports on the Shire of Wyvern Cliffe's recent Toys for Tots Tournament held November 20, 2004 in the Kingdom of Calontir.

Missourian: Calontir Man "Columbia's Own Bladesmith"

Blademaker and SCA member Jack Hathman is featured in an article by Erika Kelsey for the Columbia Missourian.

New Subject for Northshield

Lord Torsten of the Kingdom of Northshield has announced the birth of his daughter, Leah Louise Jensen, on November 1, 2004.

Haaretz: Acre Burial Site Proves to be Roman

A burial site near Acre, once believed to have been a Jewish cemetery, has turned out to be Roman.