Known World Costuming Symposium 2004

Known World Costuming Symposium 2004 will be held in the Marche of Alderford, in North Canton, Ohio, September 25-26, 2004 at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel.

Talkback Message Forums Temporarily Delayed

Moderation of the "talkback" forums, where readers can post comments about stories on SCAtoday.net, will be temporarily delayed for the first few days of Pennsic.

Pennsic Traffic Warning: Radar Hidden in Construction Vehicles

A newspaper article reports that the Pennsylvania State Police, as part of their effort to strictly enforce construction zone speed limits, are hiding speed radars in construction vehicles near work zones.

The Book of Deer, a Virtual Look at Medieval Scotland

The Book of Deer, a pre-Norman illuminated manuscript, has Latin writings and Celtic illuminations. Intermixed with these are examples of the oldest Gaelic text known from medieval Scotland.

Historic Combat Series at Pennsic XXXII

Baron Asbjorn Johansen has announced that this year's Pennsic War will once again feature a series of authentic tourneys and melees to capture the feel of historic combat.

Proud Parents in Atenveldt Deliver Kingdom's Newest Subject

Lady Rose Elizabeth Weaver and Lord Martin Wainwright, of the Shire of Granite Mountain, are the proud parents of a healthy baby boy, Russell.

Comments Sought on Change to Royal Peerage Policy in Corpora

The Board of Directors seeks comments on a proposed change to Corpora, clarifying circumstances under which the BoD can waive the usual requirements of a completed reign in order to bestow a Royal Peerage.

President's Report from July Board Meeting

Meg Baron, President of the SCA, Inc., has released the President's Report from the most recent meeting of the Board of Directors, held July 19, 2003, in California (USA).

Pennsic Harvest for Hunger Needs You!

Lady Elizabet Marshall still needs volunteers and box sponsors for the Pennsic War's food collection project: Pennsic Harvest for Hunger.

"Was it Done With Mirrors?" to be Aired on "60 Minutes"

The August 3, 2003 edition of the CBS news show "60 Minutes" will replay a segment on the use of optical projections by Renaissance painters, the work of artist David Hockney and physicist Charles Falco.

Waterbearing at Pennsic 32

Looking for a way to support your fighters at Pennsic? Be a waterbearer!

Pennsic War to Host Red Cross Blood Drive

Be a Hero, Save a Life at Pennsic War! is the theme of this year's blood drive. Lady Angelique Michele d'Herisson has coordinated the effort with the local Red Cross.

Photos from Drachenwald's Nibelungen Krieg Online

Richard has posted a number of very interesting photos from Drachenwald's Nibelungen Krieg on the Brighthelm website.

Roman Army Fibula Discovered on Shetland

News Telegraph: Scientists are still speculating about the meaning of a Roman army brooch discovered in Unst on Shetland.

Pennsylvania's New Work Zone Safety Law

Before you drive to Pennsic, read about the new Work Zone Safety Law enacted by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania this summer.

Trimaris Mourns for Mistress Atalaya

Baroness Mistress Atalaya la Sanadora, a Pelican, Laurel, armoured fighter, and Chirurgeon who served many years in Trimaris, has died of an apparent heart attack.

Nigel McFarland Becomes Midrealm's Newest Knight

Nigel McFarland was knighted July 26, 2003 at Simple Day in the Barony of Sternfeld.

Re-enactors Stage Siege of Orleans in the Ukraine

Hundreds of history buffs recreate a battle from the Hundred Years War over a weekend in the Ukraine.

Seeking Applicants for Laurel Sovereign of Arms

Francois, Laurel King of Arms, is seeking applicants to fill the position of Laurel Sovereign of Arms.

Errors in A&S Schedule in Pennsic Onsite Book

The Pennsic 32 Publications Editor announced that the Pennsic Onsite Book has errors in the A&S Classes by Day schedule.

Interactive Dig of Turkey's Sagalassos

Archaeology Magazine: Thought to be the best-preserved ancient city in the world, Sagalassos in southwest Turkey is the topic of Archaeology Magazine's "Interactive Dig."

Known World Poetic Challenge to Take Place at Pennsic War

Poets of the Known World are encouraged to participate in the Known World Poetic Challenge, which will take place at this year's Pennsic War.

Thousandth Story Posted

Almost exactly one year after its founding, SCAtoday.net passes a major milestone: the 1000th news article has been published.

Grand Council Accepting Applicants, Deadline Thursday

Thursday, July 31, is the deadline for individuals to apply for membership on the SCA's Grand Council, an advisory committee to the Board of Directors.

Pennsic 32 Battle Schedule

Need to plan your Pennsic activities around the Battle Schedule? It's online for your convenience.

East Kingdom to Fete Teens at Pennsic

Lady Ardenia ARuadh, coordinator of The Pennsic Teen Party, is in need of volunteers to help with supplies, chaperoning, and entertainment.

National Gallery Wins Grant to Help Keep "Madonna of the Pinks" in the UK

The Heritage Lottery Fund will award

Mary Rose Receives Reprieve

The remains of Henry VIII's warship, the Mary Rose, may yet be saved thanks to a

Tudor Hackney Gives Virtual Tour of Elizabethan House

A virtual reality construction of an Elizabethan house lets visitors visit Hackney (near London) in the year 1601.

Midrealm Rose Tourney Photos and Video Online

Lord Varus of Legio Draconis has posted photos and videos from the recent Middle Kingdom Rose Tournament on his website.