Areas of interest in the modern political, legal, economic, and technological worlds, where such items bear directly on the living history community
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-01-04 20:18
A trailer for the upcoming film, Tristan and Isolde, is now available on the Moviefone website.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-02 08:08
Nathan Warmack, who wore a traditional kilt to a high school dance, has asked for dress codes to be changed after he was forced to change his clothes by a school official.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2005-12-31 19:00
The creators of SCAtoday.net wish you and yours a Happy New Year, and we thank our contributors, staff, and readers for a great 2005!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-12-30 16:32
A new book by University of Victoria mathematician Florin Diacu, Lost Millennium: History's Timetables Under Siege, explores the time theories of Russian mathematician Anatoli Fomenko and determines that the year is really 963.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Tue, 2005-12-27 07:02
The plans for a UK£180 million redevelopment, including offices, modern apartments and a five-star hotel, of the Canongate, an area dating back to 1128, mark a remarkable turnaround in the fortunes of this part of the Royal Mile.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Mon, 2005-12-26 12:21
A £50,000 grant will pay for a tour of Dewsbury Minster, showcasing its 'lost' heritage. It will also pay for improvements to the Grade II-listed building’s outdated lighting, heating, access, signs and literature in the site's west end.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-12-26 09:25
Smithsonian Magazine looks at the popularity of using aerial photography to do archaeological surveys, not only to make new discoveries, but to preserve sites threatened by time and circumstance.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sun, 2005-12-25 11:29
A skeleton found under the Newport Ship could have belonged to a man who was decapitated in a sacrificial killing, a leading archaeologist working on the project says. But there is also the possibility that he met his end in the waters of the River Usk by drowning.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sat, 2005-12-24 09:41
Ambitious plans to house at a Suffolk museum the "internationally important" discovery of the skeleton of a Saxon warrior buried with his horse have been launched.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Fri, 2005-12-23 17:10
Predisposed towards battle axes, but never understood why? The answer may be in your genes.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-12-20 15:44
Looking for the perfect gift for the SCAdians fighter in the family? How about a sword and board that doubles as a bedside table?
Submitted by Vallawulf on Mon, 2005-12-19 21:15
The historic Church House at South Tawton was packed to bursting point on Nov. 30, 2005, as visitors came to marvel at the extensive restoration work on the 500-year-old building.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sun, 2005-12-18 10:09
The Blago Fund team made a tour of the Manasija monastery where they paid a visit to the monastery library and were acquainted with the precious cultural heritage lying there.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sat, 2005-12-17 14:50
Wardens at an historic site in Cornwall are asking for help to conserve the archaeological remains on the landmark.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2005-12-17 12:33
On December 16, TRM Aaron and Alisandra, King and Queen of Atenveldt, became the proud parents of Timothy Austin Eager, their second son.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Fri, 2005-12-16 20:46
Welsh poet Twm Morys joined a group of school children as they gathered in the woods of Wales for a day of lessons which included poetry writing, stories of Coed Felinrhyd and walking in the woods.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-12-16 07:25
Eyvandr Gunnarsson reports that his armor was stolen from the Rockridge BART station in Oakland, California December 13, 2005. Please be on the lookout for armor for sale in unusual situations.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Thu, 2005-12-15 18:32
Carlisle Castle was back to its festive best on Dec. 9, 2005, after Mayor Sandra Fisher threw the switch to light the Christmas tree on the city’s battlements.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-12-13 18:50
Set your Tivos! On Wednesday, December 14, 2005, Turner Classic Movies will hold a 24-hour-long Shakepeare film festival beginning at 6:00 am (EST).
Submitted by Vallawulf on Tue, 2005-12-13 17:37
As Britain celebrates the 30th anniversary of National Tree Week, one Cumbrian farmer is making a valuable contribution to the regeneration of the county's woodland - and uncovering some fascinating facts about the region's industrial heritage into the process, as well as pits dating back to 1350 A.D.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-12-13 07:33
The musical hit "Spamalot" is scheduled to tour beginning with Boston in March. The show is based on "Monty Python and the Holy Grail."
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2005-12-12 19:27
The News Journal describes several examples of "agritourism" in the state of Delaware, including Baronage Farm in Townsend.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Mon, 2005-12-12 15:12
Raglan Castle, a 15th century Welsh structure that was originally a Norman motte-and-bailey castle, is being threatened by plans for a cattle market to be built around the site.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sun, 2005-12-11 18:52
In England, the Knights of St. Edmund are calling down a 1,000 year-old curse upon developers involved in the construction of a shopping center.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sun, 2005-12-11 15:30
A British lottery fund has donated approximately $100,000 to the Aberdeenshire Council to help maintain the 10th century Rattray Chapel.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sun, 2005-12-11 12:29
Modern computers are creating the first computer-generated image of Tupholme Abbey, a 12th century ruin in England.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sat, 2005-12-10 19:37
An illuminated festive tree will grace a medieval fortress in Cumbria after a deal to secure funding.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2005-12-10 12:50
The Boston Globe reports on a group developing a cohousing neighborhood in Berlin, Massachusetts, where residents will "garden, knit, share meals, make music -- and, yes, occasionally dress up in medieval garb and belabor one another with makeshift swords."
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sat, 2005-12-10 10:43
Stirling Castle in Scotland has created a virtual tour of the facility in its lobby in order to offer visitors with physical limitations the opportunity to see the entire site.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Fri, 2005-12-09 11:47
Residents in England desperately trying to repair a huge window at their church near Bewdley have been turned down for funding, despite growing fears that pieces of stonework could start falling from it.