Pennsic War

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)

Pennsic XXXVIII A&S and Opening Ceremonies photos online

Rowena ni Dhonnchaidh has posted some wonderful photos taken at Pennsic XXXVIII including pictures of the procession and Opening Ceremonies, which, due to rain, took place in the Barn.

Living the life of luxury at Pennsic 38

THL Rowena ni Dhonnchaidh has posted an album of photos taken at Pennsic 38 featuring "Lifestyles of the Pennsic Rich and Famous." The album, available on Photobucket, offers a tour of the "stately homes" of a number of Pennsic attendees.

Drachenwalder photos from Pennsic XXXVIII

Aryanhwy of the Kingdom of Drachenwald reports that she has created an album of photos from Pennsic War XXXVIII. The photos are available on her Facebook page.

East Kingdom Teen Party at Pennsic

Baroness Leonete and Mistress Ardenia report that the East kingdom will sponsor a Teen Party on Monday August 3, 2009 at at the east Kingdom Royal Encampment.

Known World Players to present "Much Ado About Nothing" at Pennsic 38

Midrealm Bard and founder and director of The Known World Players, THL Tyzes "Zsof" Sofia, has announced that the known World Players will present William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing at Pennsic 38.

"SCA Fairy Godmother" calls for bubbles at Pennsic

The "SCA Fairy Godmother" urges Pennsic attendees to blow bubbles on the battlefield as a way of having some light-hearted fun and remembering those who have passed away.

Heraldic Walking Tours at Pennsic

Mistress Rhiannon ui Neill reports that the Kingdom of Atlantia will host two Heraldic Walking Tours of the Pennsic War.

"Waves on the Shore" CD available online

THL Emer nic Aidan (Emily Holbert Kellam) of the Kingdom of Ealdormere reports that her first CD of bardic folk music is now available for purchase online.

In Need of Volunteers for Children's Fete

Lady Elisabeth Hänsler reports that volunteers are still needed for the Children's Fete at the upcoming Pennsic War.

Stefan's Florilegium updates for July 2009

THLord Stefan li Rous offers new articles and updates to Stefan's Florilegium for July 2009.

Pennsic University class list online

Baroness Aldermoureis Ventzke, Pennsic University Chancellor, has announced that the class lists for Pennsic XXXVIII are now available to view or download online.

Needed: Pennsic Children's Fete Volunteers

Her Majesty Queen Esa of the Kingdom of Atlantia reports that volunteers are needed for the Atlantia-sponsored Children's Fete held each year at the Pennsic War.

Pennsic University Class List posted

The list of classes for Pennsic University has been posted on the official Pennsic 38 web site.

Archery range relocated at Pennsic War

The staff of Pennsic War XXXVIII has announced that, due to insurance concerns, the archery range has been relocated from the top of Mount Eislinn to a new field above the B Blocks.

Warriors of History Tournament returns to Pennsic War

Baron Diomedes Sebastianus reports that the 4th Annual Pennsic Warriors of History Tournament, sponsored by the Kingdom of the East, will take place on the Wednesday of Pennsic XXXVIII's War Week on the main battlefield. This is a new location.

Pennsic 38 Blood Drive: Be a Hero, Save a Life at Pennsic War

Baroness Angelique d'Herisson, Pennsic Blood Drive Liaison, requests the attention of Pennsic attendees for an announcement regarding this year's Pennsic Blood Drive.

No Children's Theatre at Pennsic 38

Mistress Rhonwen glyn Conwy and THL Tyzes "Zsof" Sofia have announced that there will be no Children's Theater at this year's Pennsic War.

Public Service Announcement: Pennsic Proof of Membership

Patrick Anderson, President Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., addresses the issue of what constitutes a valid proof of SCA membership at the gate of Pennsic War XXXVIII in a "Public Service Announcement."

Volunteers needed for Pennsic War XXXVIII

Baroness Rosamund Beauvisage, Division of Interdepartmental Matters Deputy for Pennsic War XXXVIII, reports on an effort to encourage volunteerism at this year's War.

Pennsic Independent Seeking Review Materials

The Reviews Department of the Pennsic Independent is seeking new SCA-related CDs, books, and other works of art for review in the Pennsic 38 volume of the Pennsic Independent.