Pennsic War

Known World Players Announce Production of Euripides' Medea at Pennsic 39

The Known World Players company, whose motto is “Period plays in a period manner,” will mount its final production, Medea, at Pennsic 39. The performance will take place August 13 at 8 pm in the Performing Arts Pavilion.

Midrealmers to sponsor children's activity at Pennsic

Lady Seadhli Tova ingean Aindle reports that the Weldlake and Pentamere Youth and Children's Ministry will present It Takes My Child to RAze a Village : Pennsic Edition at Pennsic Youth Pointe August 9, 2010 from 11:00-4:00.

Pennsic to feature "1066 Battle"

On Wednesday August 11, the battlefield at Pennsic XXXIX will feature the Battle of Hastings - Chainmail Battle, a period armor battle for those with 11th century armor.

Martial announcements for Pennsic XXXIX

Sir Tristen Sexwulf, Earl Marshal for the Kingdom of Æthelmearc, has posted several announcements regarding martial activities at the upcoming Pennsic War.

Pennsic 39 Blood Drive - Be a Hero, Save a Life at Pennsic War

Baroness Angelique d'Herisson would remind Pennsic 39 attendees that there will again be a blood drive at the Pennsic War.

Pennsic 39 Chirurgeon's Point Announcement

Pennsic 39 Chirurgeon-in-Charge Master James Galloway requests that Chirurgeons planning to work at First Aid Point at Pennsic send their paperwork to him as soon as possible.

Pennsic XXXIX class schedule online

Lord Dafydd ap Alan reports that the Pennsic University class schedule is now available to download online.

Invitation to the Enchanted Ground

Duke Cariadoc of the Bow invites Pennsic attendees to join him at the Enchanted Ground during this year's Pennsic War.

Fighters needed for Known World Children's Fete at Pennsic XXXIX

Jason Kinslae, Konungr of Atlantia, reports that volunteer "fighters" are needed to help with children's boffer activities at the Known World Children's Fete at Pennsic XXXIX.

Known World Players to mount final production at Pennsic XXXIX

This year's Pennsic production of Euripides' Medea will be the final play performed by the Known World Players, company owner THL Tyzes Sofia (Zsof) has announced.

Youth Arts & Sciences Exhibition at Pennsic War 39

Mistress Safia al-Khansaa', Coordinator of the Known World Pennsic Youth Arts and Sciences Display at Pennsic War 39, invites young SCAdians to participate in the exhibition, and all others to attend.

Pennsic University registration deadline fast approaching

Pennsic XXXIX University Chancellor Catherine Aimee Le Moyne reminds Pennsic attendees that an inportant date for instructors is rapidly approaching.

Pennsic Memorial Runestone

Lord Valdis of Gotland, organizer of the Pennsic Memorial Runestone Project, reports on the status of the project and the need for additional resouces.

Pennsic 39 Artisans Row: An Invitation

TH Lady Fiadnata ó Gleann Àlainn, Dean of the School of Applied Arts & Sciences (Artisans Row) for Pennsic University 39, invites Pennsic attendees to display their skills at the War's Artisans Row.

Known World Children's Fete volunteers needed

Herrin Emeludt Hansler, Youth Coordinators for the Kingdom of Atlantia, is seeking volunteers to help with this year's Known World Children's Fete at Pennsic 39.

James "Hawk" Galloway elevated to Pelican in East Kingdom

Their Majesties Konrad von Ulm and Brenwen the Faire have elevated James "Hawk" Galloway to the Order of the Pelican for his long service to the Chirurgeonate in the East Kingdom, Pennsic, and Known World.

Pennsic Performing Arts information

Sisuile Buitilier, Director, Pennsic Performing Arts, and Mihri Deniz Yetim, House Manager, Scheduler, for Pennsic Performing Arts, reports on peparations for the upcoming Pennsic War.

SCAdian Almost-Darwin Awards 2010

SCA member and Darwin Awards author Wendy Northcutt shares several tales of "Medieval Mayhem" on the Darwin Awards website.

Pennsic 39 classes

Baroness Aldermoureis Ventzke, Class Scheduler, TH Lady Fiadnata ó Gleann Àlainn, Artisan's Row, and Baroness Catherine Aimee Le Moyne, Chancellor for Pennsic University 39, report that registration is now open for instructors to teach classes at this year's War.

Pennsic War XXXIX

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 War 39 brings schedule change for merchants

Merchants will open a day earlier, and close a day earlier, at this year's Pennsic War than they have in years past.

Pennsic War 39 Pre-Registration Is Open

Pre-registration is now open online and by mail for Pennsic War 39. The event runs from July 30 through August 15, 2010.

Photos from the Pennsic 38 Known World Chivalry Tournament

Ursus of Anglesey reports that he has posted an album of photos from the Pennsic XXXVIII Known World Chivalry Tournament.

Photos of Thomas the Inquisitive online

Eirik Andersen has created an album of historic photos from the earliest days of the Kingdom of Ealdormere and posted them on the Two Ravens website. The photos are from the collection of Thomas the Inquisitive.

Voice of America features Pennsic War video footage

The Voice of America's TV bureau was on hand to chronicle Pennsic 38, with over three minutes of excellent video in a feature story that has been posted on YouTube.

SCA featured on the Mini-Page

The July 4-10, 2009 issue of the popular newspaper insert for children, The Mini Page, looks at interesting facts about the Middle Ages, and uses members of the SCA to illustrate them. The photos included in the issue were taken at Pennsic.

Pennsic "Battle of Helm's Deep" video on YouTube

RenegadePaladin has uploaded a series of videos of the Pennsic XXXVIII Helm's Deep Battle, featuring combat archers, on YouTube.

Master Liam's photos of Pennsic 38

Nearly 1,000 pictures of Pennsic 38 are posted on Master Liam St. Liam's web site for public enjoyment.

Gleann Abhann photos from Pennsic 38

Jakob from the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann has posted two albums of photos from the recent Pennsic war XXXVIII. They are available on his SmugMug website.

Eastwatch prepares for Pennsic War

In late July, members of the Shire of Eastwatch prepared for Pennsic 38 with a fighter practice/demo at the Fairport Harbor VFW Park. Erich Hiner of the News-Herald (Painesville, Ohio) has the story. (photo)