Pennsic War

Pennsic to Feature Greybeard Tourney

Viscount Syr Bear the Wallsbane has announced that this year's Pennsic War will feature a Greybeard Heavy Weapons Double Elimination Tournament.

Known World Poetic Challenge to Take Place at Pennsic

Olivier de Bayonne, Poeta Atlantiae, will be sponsoring the known World Poetic Challenge at this year's Pennsic War.

Instructors Sought for Pennsic's Herald's Point

Baroness Olivia d'Anjou, Heralds Point Class Coordinator for Pennsic 34, is seeking instructors to teach classes at this year's War.

AEthelmearc's Queen to Sponsor Children's Novelty Shoot

Her Majesty Tessa, Queen of AEthelmearc, will be sponsoring a Children's Novelty Archery Shoot at the upcoming Pennsic War.

Stefan's Florilegium Additions for June 2005

THLord Stefan li Rous has posted additions to Stefan's Florilegium for June 2005.

Rapier Rules for the Pennsic War

Warder Lazarus Gauge has posted rules for rapier fighting at the Pennsic War.

Scribes Invited to Gathering at Pennsic

Lady Despina ot Brasov has announced that there will be a Known World Scribes Gathering at the Pennsic War.

"Da Vinci Code" Banned from Westminster Abbey

Producers of the film version of Dan Brown's bestselling novel The Da Vinci Code have hit another roadblock. Officials of London's Westminster Abbey have refused to allow the production crew to film there.

Pennsic Performances Schedule Announced

THL Sofia Tyzes, Performing Arts Pavilion Coordinator for Pennsic 34, has announced that the schedule for Pennsic performances has been published.

Graduate Student Researching Masters Thesis on the Pennsic War

Aelfwynn Leoflaede dohtor, a graduate student in Geography at Syracuse University, is looking for gentles attending the Pennsic War to complete a survey which will be used for her Masters Degree thesis.

Pennsic Battlefield Activity Schedule posted

The schedule of activities that will take place on the Pennsic 34 Battlefield has been posted on the PennsicWar.org website.

Pennsic War Point Battle Schedule Online

Those planning to attend the Pennsic War may want to take a look at the schedule for the War Point Battles now online at the Pennsic 34 website.

Coxcomb Academy

The Coxcomb Academy of Performing Arts is one of the premier resources in the SCA for instruction in European stage and street performance techniques. Each year at Pennsic War, they provide a full week of intensive training in the performing arts, with a graduation performance at the conclusion of the week.

Pennsic War 34

The 34th Annual Pennsic War, brought to you by the Kingdoms of AEthelmearc, East, and Middle, and Pennsic Mayor, Master Melkor Stoneteeth, mayor34@pennsicwar.org will be held August 5-21, 2005 at Cooper’s Lake Campground, 205 Currie Road, Slippery Rock, PA 16057. Deadline for online registration is June 1.

Further information at http://www.pennsicwar.org/penn34/ .

PI Hoping to Publish First Saturday

Responding to reader interest, the Pennsic Independent staff is exploring the possibility of publishing an issue on the first Saturday of War Week.

Living pieces of history: SCA History Night at Pennsic

In honor of the SCA's upcoming fortieth anniversary, the Middle Kingdom Historian is sponsoring the First Annual SCA History Night at Pennsic XXXIV.

Pennsic 34 Blood Drive: Be a Hero, Save a Life at Pennsic War

THLady Angelique d'Herisson is once again organizing the annual blood drive at the Pennsic War.

Pennsic 34 Scrolls for Kingdoms Project

Their Highnesses Prince Malcolm and Princess Tessa of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc have requested scroll blanks to be presented as gifts to Royals visiting the Pennsic War, and thus provoking the creation of AEthelmearc's Scrolls for Kingdoms Project.

Work weekend at Cooper's Lake changed to May 7th

Work on the Pennsic fort has been rescheduled to May 7, 2005.

Pennsic Novelty Shoots

THL Dirk Edward of Frisia, Pennsic 34 Novelty Shoot Co-ordinator, is now scheduling the War's novelty archery shoots.

Volunteers Sought for Workday at Cooper's Lake

Johann Kinslayer, of the Shadowclans, and Dave Cooper, of Cooper's Lake Campground, invite any interested SCA members to come up to help with a scheduled workday of Castle maintenance at Cooper's Lake (site of Pennsic and AEthelmearc War Practice events) beginning at 8:00AM EDT on April 30, 2005.

Guild Fanucci Presents "Iron Bard"

Do you have the mettle to claim the iron? Guild Fanucci wants to know!

Pennsic attendees bid fond farewell to Ed Wilver

Baron Ed Wilver, a member of the staff of Cooper's Lake Campground where Pennsic is held each year, died on March 4 at the age of 72.

Auditions Scheduled for Pennsic Macbeth

Baron Lorcan Dracontius has announced that auditions will soon take place for a production of Macbeth at Pennsic War XXXIV.

Could you design this year's Pennsic medallion?

Mistress Chai'usun, who is in charge of Information Services for Pennsic War 34, is seeking donations of artwork for this year's site medallion on the theme "Ships, Sailing, and Seaports."

Known World Players to Present Macbeth

The Known World Players will are seeking actors and volunteers for a presentation of Macbeth at next year's Pennsic War.

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.

New Photos from Pennsic XXXIII Online

Alexander Gladstone has posted additional photos from Pennsic XXXIII on the Two Ravens website.

Known World Players

The Known World Players are a troupe of actors who perform every year at the Pennsic War.

The Mirror: Ealdormere Goes to Pennsic

Janis Leering, a reporter for the Mirror, which serves Barrie, Ontario and the surrounding area, looks at local SCAdians who attended this year's Pennsic War.