Roman Villa Discovered Under Nottingham Sugar Beet Field

Evening Post: Plans to expand the A46 in Nottinghamshire are on hold after the discovery of the remains of a Roman villa.

New Book to Feature 16th Century Weaving Patterns

Nancy Spies, known in the SCA as Mistress Ingvild Josefsdatter, has published a new book, "Anna Neuper's Modelbuch: Early Sixteenth-Century Patterns for Gold Bands."

Wolgemut to Return to Pennsic War

The popular musical trio Wolgemut will again be attending this year's Pennsic War.

More Photos and Video from Drachenwald's 10 Year Online

Thomas Flamanc of Kelsale has added his photos of the recent Drachenwald 10 Year Celebration to the web, and Lord Robert of Ravenshield has added a video of the Pas melee.

Robin Hood a Fake?

Professor Stephen Knight, a British academic, believes that Robin Hood never existed.

Experts Argue Over Restoration of "David"

History News Network: Plans to restore Michaelangelo's statue of David have come to a halt as experts argue over techniques.

Pennsic Chirurgeons Get New Pole Building from Cooper's Lake

Cooper's Lake Campground, the host site for the Pennsic War for many years, have made good on a promise to build a pole building for the use of the Chirurgeons. This year's War Chirurgeon shares the details, with photos.

Two Exhibitions on Illuminated Manuscripts at Getty Center

"Illuminating the Renaissance: The Triumph of Flemish Manuscript Painting in Europe" is one of two exhibitions on illuminated manuscripts now on display at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, California (USA).

Weapons to be Registered at Border Raids

The autocrats of Border Raids, to be held June 27-29, 2003 at Camp Carlson in Vulpine Reach (Ft. Knox, Kentucky, USA), have announced that since the event will be held on a military base, all weapons should be listed upon entering the site.

Shakespeare's Church Seeks Donations for Repairs Online

Trustees at the Holy Trinity in Stratford-upon-Avon, which is in need of urgent repairs, have turned to the Internet to raise money for the building's restoration.

Vatican Unveils Virtual Tour

Tour the Sistine Chapel on the Vatican's new website.

Library of Congress Opens Exhibition on Ancient Manuscripts of Timbuktu

An exhibition titled "Ancient Manuscripts from the Desert Libraries of Timbuktu" has opened at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC.

East Kingdom Schedules Order Meetings for Pennsic War [Revised]

Their Royal Highnesses Balfar & Luna have announced that a number of Order meetings will be held at the Pennsic War.

Muggle or Wizard?

Newsweek: Want to test your knowledge of the Harry Potter books? Take the quiz!

BHFI Garners Good Review for First Celtic Medieval Festival

A review on the Faire Playe Renaissance Faire website praised BHFI's first Celtic Medieval Festival held June 7-8, 2003 in Roswell, Ohio (USA).

Update: Trust Fund Established for Baron Koppel

Baron Koppel, a long-time SCA member having serious modern-world health and legal problems, was the subject of a recent article on SCAtoday.net. We have now received an update from Baron Koppel's protege'.

Haus von Halstern Members Honored at Vinland Raids

Members of Haus von Halstern, based in the East Kingdom, were honored at the recent Vinland Raids II in the Shire of Smoking Rocks.

Bacteria May Explain Shroud of Turin

Guardian Unlimited: University of Texas Health Science Centre believes he may have an explanation for the Shroud of Turin: bacteria.

Katriana op den Dijk to Become Laurel

Katriana op den Dijk of the Kingdom of Calontir will be elevated to the Order of the Laurel at the Kingdom Arts and Sciences event in July.

Photos and Video of Drachenwald 10 Year Celebration Online

Aelius Flavius Britannicus has posted close to 100 photos from Drachenwald's recent 10 Ten Celebration, and SKA UMA also has a collection.

Make Your Home a Castle

Discovery Channel: The next episode of the Discovery Channel's "Monster House" series will turn a home into a castle.

Song Could be Clue to Lost Shakespeare Play

London Times: A fragment from a poem or song may give Shakespeare scholars a clue to a lost play.

Alexandra Ruth Gaigneur Born in East Kingdom

It has been announced that Alexandra Ruth Gaigneur was born June 22, 2003 to Mistress Tanniscent Rhiannon and Master Aetheric Lindberende.

Bacteria Restores 14th Century Italian Frescoes

Bacteria has been successfully used to restore a fresco by Spinello Aretino, depicting the Conversion of St. Efisio, at the Camposanto cemetery in Pisa.

Michael Alewright to Receive Laurel

THL Michael Alewright of the Kingdom of AEthlemearc is to be elevated to the Order of the Laurel.

Double Wars DVD Set Available

A double DVD set chronicling Double Wars XVI in Drachenwald is now available for order.

New Seven Wonders Project Hijacked by Internet Votes

The New Seven Wonders Project, established to conserve architectural monuments around the world, is proving to be a contest of national pride.

Thousands Gather at Stonehenge for the Solstice

Worshippers and partiers alike flocked to Stonehenge Saturday to celebrate the summer solstice - the longest day of the year.

Mailing Lists on sca.org (Public Service Announcement)

SCAtoday.net frequently republishes, with permission, announcements from the SCA Board of Directors. Many SCA members are not aware that this and other SCA-official mailing lists are open to the public.

Another Passing

Baron Hans von Steinhaus passed away in his sleep at 0400 Tuesday Morning.