Pennsic War

Knitting Day at Artisan's Row, Pennsic War XLI

SCA knitters attend! A knitting day will be held on Artisan's Row at Pennsic War XLI on Thursday, August 8, 2012.

Pennsic 41 Arts & Sciences Display

Artisans and Craftspeople are once again invited to display their effort, talents & knowledge in the 15th annual Known World Arts & Sciences Display on  Monday, August 6th, at the Pennsic War.

Pennsic University Call For Classes

It's that time again ... Pennsic may feel a lifetime away but it's right around the corner. Deadline for registering classes is May 1, 2012. Earlier is better. Really. It is.

Pennsic 2006 photo albums updated.

Eirik Andersen, of the Kingdom of Ealdormere, reports that he has restored his albums of photos from Pennsic War 2006 on his new website.

Pennsic War 41

Pennsic is an annual event, in the guise of a "War", between the Kingdoms of the East and the Middle of the Society for Creative Anachronism Pennsic is also the largest Society event, with attendance in recent years exceeding 10,000.

Pennsic 41 to feature eTroll

In an effort to save paper and expedite arrivals, Pennsic 41 will feature the event's first-ever electronic check-in, or "eTroll." Fred Brezel, who has managed the Pennsic preregistration process for years, announced the change Friday, and he says it has been under development for two years.

Good news for Pennsic 41: No more one-lane bridge

Throughout time immemorial, Pennsic-goers have contended with the traffic pileups at a one-lane bridge on Currie Road leading to the event site. That bridge is, finally, being replaced in the spring of 2012.

Traceable art for scribes

Scribes looking for heraldic images for scrolls, or heralds wishing to help newcomers choose charges, may wish to check out the Pennsic Traceable Art Project created by Ailis Linne.

Pennsic Bridge battle & Allied Champion photos

Ursus of Anglesey has posted another gallery of Pennsic pictures from Thursday, which includes the bridge battles (shot from a tower in the fort) and the Allied Champions battle.

Drachenwald impresses with Pennsic gift basket

It is a tradition for SCA royalty to gift other kingdom royals with a basket of items made by members from Their Kingdom. In 2011, Drachenwald's gift basket to Ealdormere was particularly splendid. Annika Madejska shares photos of items included in the basket on PicasaWeb.

Pennsic Photo Galleries

Ursus of Anglesey has posted a new on-line gallery covering Wednesday at Pennsic, including the Mooselodge Tourney, Children's fête, Battle of Hastings, and a lot of sparring. The new gallery joins others previously posted in the Pennsic XL set.

More Pennsic XL photos and video online

Various photographers and videographers have shared their visions of Pennsic XL by posting their photos online. Included are albums by Dragos Pelikanos, Alda, Barbara, Baroness Bridget, Liam St Liam, Ursus of Anglesey, and Rebecca of Three Rivers. Video by Leohtulf.  

Pennsic XL A&S Display photos online

THL Rowena ni Dhonnchaidh, A&S Display Coordinator for Pennsic XL, reports that she has created an album of photos of the A&S Display that took place at the War. The photos are available in PhotoBucket.

Pennsic XL Closing Court photos online

THL Rowena of the Sleepy Unicorn has posted a wonderful album of photos from Closing Court at Pennsic War XL.

Pennsic XL photos online

Cateline la broderesse of the East Kingdom reports that she has created two albums of photos from Pennsic XL. The photos are available on PicasaWeb.

A&S shines at Pennsic XL

There is more to the Pennsic War than battles. Lady Mary of Montevale, Features Reporter for the Pennsic Independent, visited the A&S Exhibit at Pennsic 40 and spoke with some of the artisans. (photos)

Letter from the Chair of the Board of Directors

Leslie Vaughn, Chairman, Board of Directors, SCA, Inc., addresses a variety of topics covered at the recent BoD Meet 'n Greet at Pennsic XL.

Tigers take Field Battle for last point of Pennsic XL

DonalBane of Blakmers, Battlefield Reporter for the Pennsic Independent at Pennsic 40, reports that the East Kingdom and allies were victorious in the final battles of the War.

Pennsic 2004 photos online

Eirik Anderson of the Kingdom of Ealdormere continues to upload photos from past events on his new website. Now available: photo galleries from Pennsic 2004.

Shire of Hadrian's Keep prepares for war (and lots of fun)

While some in the Shire of Hadrian's Keep (modernly found in Maine, USA) prepared for Pennsic, others took the fight closer to home. The newspaper Republican Journal discusses Orchard Wars III and SCA life on and off the battlefield.

Collection of Pennsic 2007 photo albums online

Eirik Anderson reports that he has posted a number of photo albums from Pennsic 2007 on his website. There are over 1900 photos in the 9 albums.

War declared at Pennsic War XL opening ceremonies

“We assure you this will be the greatest celebration in the history of the Known World,”  said HRM Christopher of Æthelmearc during Opening Ceremonies of the 40th Pennsic War. Battlefield Reporter DonalBane of Blakmers of the Pennsic Independent has the story. (photo)

Health and safety classes at Pennsic 40

Master Andreas de Caunteton, Kingdom Chirurgeon for the Kingdom of Atlantia, reports that a special track of health and safety classes will again be available at Pennsic War XL.

Artisans Row at Pennsic 40

THLady Fiadnata ó Gleann Àlainn invites all attendees of the upcoming Pennsic War to see a preview of the activities to be held on the Artisans Row there by visiting the Artisans Row web site. Everyone is encouraged to visit Artisans Row (Pennsic University tents #4, #5 and #6) while they are at War.

Flaming Gryphon - Fight for the Cure

On Monday, August 8, the fighting and support corps of the Barony of Flaming Gryphon will forgo their usual Ermine and Or livery for something even cooler.  We will collectively take the field wearing pink for the battles that day to "Save the TaTas".

Dancers invited to Festa della Assunzione at Pennsic War

Countess Judith de Northumbria invites Pennsic War XL attendees to attend Festa della Assunzione on August 11, 2011 at 9:00 p.m. in the Dance Pavilion.

Getting Medieval, Trucker Style

Pilot Challenge, a magazine aimed at truckers and other professional drivers, has just published an article introducing their customers to the SCA and Pennsic. The magazine is from the company owning the Pilot gas station and convenience store located near the site of Pennsic War.

List scribes needed for Pennsic 40

THL Dirk Edward of Frisia reports that volunteers are needed to help with paperwork at Marshals' Point for the upcoming Pennsic War 40.

Youth activities at Pennsic XL

Baroness Clarice Roan, Youth Chancellor for the Kingdom of Aethelmearc, reports that the schedule for youth activities at Pennsic 40 are now available on the Pennsic XL website.

Pennsic Warriors of History Tournament August 12, 2011

Wulfgaar Silverbraid reports that the 6th annual Warriors of History Tournament will take place at August 12, 2011 at Pennsic XL. The Tournament is hosted by the Cataphracts and Chivalry of Duchy Von Drachenklaue.