Musicians Welcome in Midrealm Courts

Their Majesties Tarrach and Fina of the Middle Kingdom invite musicians to play Processional and Recessional pieces at Their Courts.

"Rent-a-Don" at Lincoln Castle

From February 21-23, 2003, gentles of the Isles and elsewhere will be able to learn the art of defense from Don Christian Jerome Dore and Baroness Claire Shahan of Ansteorra.

Medieval Ship to Find New Home in Newport

A medieval ship discovered during excavations for a new arts center in Newport, South Wales, will be displayed in the city.

Gold Embroidery Workshop to be Given in An Tir

On Sunday November 17, 2002, a workshop on the use of metal fiber embroidery will be given at the home of Master William and Lady Maeve in Olympia, WA from 10:00 am-5:00 pm.

Sylvan Bard to be Chosen by AEthelmearc Royalty at Celtic New Year

It has been announced by Their Majesties Rurik and Elspeth of AEthelmearc, that Their Sylvan Bard will be chosen at Celtic New Year in Sunderoak (Slippery Rock, PA) on Novermber 9, 2002.

Leta von Goesslar Elevated to Pelican

In the opening court of the Spring War, Their Majesties of Lochac elevated Leta von Goesslar to the Order of the Pelican.

Greyfox is Northshield's Heir

Old Coronet finalists meet again to decide the succession of the Northshield throne.

Researchers Concerned Over Future of Medieval Ship

In July, timbers from a 15th century ship were discovered in Newport in southern Wales, but the town's City Council is concerned that they will not have the money to preserve and display the ship.

SCA Memberships Required to Enter Eastern Crown Tourney

Her Excellency Baroness Katherine Barr reports that by order of Their Majesties Andreas and Isabella of the East Kingdom all combatants and their consorts wishing to enter the East Kingdom Crown Tourney must hold valid memberships.

Campaign to Save Historic York Tower Now Online

A petition to save Clifford's Tower, a 12th century landmark in York, England, from being surrounded by a shopping center is now online.

Their Majesties of AEthelmearc Announce Court Preferences

Edmund Tregelles, Silver Buccle Herald of AEthelmearc, reports that Their Majesties of the AEthelmearc, Rurik and Elspeth, have announced Their court preferences.

Dancers Revolt in Fasach Mor

There will be no feasting, fighting or court in Fasach Mor (Detroit, MI) on November 23, 2002 when the shire holds it's Dancers' Revolt. There will, however, be plenty of dancing.

Innilgard Winter A&S Collegium CD Available

Lady Katerina de Brescia reports that a CD of notes and photos from this year's Inilgard Winter Arts and Sciences Collegium is now available.

SCA Office of the Stock Clerk is Now Online

From Andrew of Riga, BoD Secretary: "The Board of Directors and the SCA, Inc. are pleased to announce that, thanks to the efforts of Dave Weiner (Lord Robin Gallowglass), Chris Matthews (Christofe DuBois), and all the beta testers, the Office of the Stock Clerk is on line!"

Royal Genealogy of the Known World Online

The website for the Kingdom of Ealdormere is hosting the SCA Royalty Database, a massive piece of work that contains up-to-date information on SCA rulers past and present.

Gwyntarian to Participate in Wonderful World of Ohio Mart Demo

Members of the Marche of Gwyntarian will be braving the October weather to participate in the 36th annual Wonderful World of Ohio Mart, October 3-6, 2002.

Classes for Kingdom Crusades Published

Lady Briana MacConmara has announced that A&S class information for Kingdom Crusades has been published. The event takes place October 11-13, 2002 in Darlington, MD and is sponsored by the Kingdoms of the East and Atlantia.

Drachenwald Seneschal Requests Information

Etienne Fevre, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Drachenwald has requested help in compiling information pertaining to the proposed $3 non-member surcharge.

Midrealm Poetry Book to be Written

Alexander de Seton has received permission from Their Majesties of the Midrealm to produce a book of Fighter Poems for the upcoming Crown Tourney.

AEthelmearc King's Champion Shoot at Celtic New Year

The AEthelmearc King's Champion Shoot will be held November 9, 2002 at Celtic New Year in the Shire of Sunderoak (Slippery Rock, PA).

Behind the Scenes: Rare Books at the Field Museum

The Field Museum in Chicago, IL offers a chance to glimpse rare books from the Mary W. Runnells Rare Book Room on October 5 and 12, 2002.

Their Majesties of the Midrealm Announce Schedule

The travel schedule for Their Majesties Tarrach and Fina of the Middle Kingdom has been announced.

Known World Mourns Passing of Ewart Oakeshott

Armorer Ewart Oakeshott passed away Monday, September 30. He contributed greatly to the science of arms and armoring.

AEthelmearc Announces Heraldic Schedule for Fall

Edmund Tregelles, the Silver Buccle Herald for the Kingdom of Aethelmearc, has announced the fall schedule for heraldic consultations.

East Kingdom Award Medallions Needed

Baroness Rosalind Bennet, Herald to Their Majesties of the East Andreas and Isabella, has put out a request to help replenish the award medallions for the kingdom.

Rayne's SCA Feast Survey

Several years ago, the Honorable Lady Rayne Moyra O'Ciaragain of Meridies conducted a survey to discover what members of the SCA expect from feasts. The results are posted online.

Pennsic Independent Inaugurates Monthly Web Edition

The Pennsic Independent, a partner site of, announced today that it is beginning publication of a monthly web edition of the newsletter.

Archaeologists Discover Astronomical Site in Germany

Archaeologists have confirmed that a site near Berlin, Germany may hold the world's oldest astronomical map.

Backsword and Sidesword Classes at Tree-Girt-Sea

Gallowglass Academy and the Province of Tree-Girt-Sea announce classes on backsword and sidesword to be held Friday, January 17, and Saturday, January 18, 2003 in Chicago, IL.

East Kingdom Seeking Instructors for University

Instructors are being sought for the upcoming East Kingdom University to be held February 15, 2003 in Concordia of the Snows (Albany, NY).