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 Thu, 2005-09-08 05:15
Lord William of Llanwarneof, who lives in the Kingdom of Drachenwald, shares a friend's photos from the German LARP (Live Action Role Playing) convention which re-creates a medieval world.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-09-03 16:41
The Shire of Smythkepe in Fort Smith, Arkansas, is sponsoring Operation Alms to help members of the SCA donate perishables to local non-profit agencies.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-09-02 14:27
Ashia Yother reports that shelter and veterinary services are desperately needed for equine victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-09-02 03:02
Welsh expatriates longing for the smell of home can now buy bottled Welsh air on the internet for a mere UK£24 per bottle.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-09-01 23:27
Dayffydd is a nice guy. He picked up a couple of hitchhikers on his way to Pennsic and, lo and behold, ends up with a mention in their cross-country blog.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-31 21:15
Mistress Mordrea of the Kingdom of Atlantia has announced that a silent auction and Red Cross fund-raiser will be held at the Kingdom's upcoming Fall University in the Stronghold of Raven's Cove.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2005-08-31 16:02
Susan Earley, the Society Exchequer, has posted reminders and clarifications regarding SCA policy on fundraisers for disaster relief.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2005-08-31 14:10
Peregrine Fairchylde of the Shire of Lagerdamm, Principality of Gleann Abhann, Meridies, reports on conditions following Hurricane Katrina.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-31 13:20
Sarah Lakey has announced that a bulletin board has been created for those SCA members living in areas affected by Hurricane Katrina and for those who have loved ones there.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-31 13:19
Mistress Gwennddolynn ni hAilleachain, Seneschale of the Kingdom of Meridies, has posted an update on the groups in her Kingdom affected by Hurricane Katrina.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-30 16:38
George Reed, spokesman for the Chateau Teafort Trio, has announced that all profits from the group's debut album Whippoorwill will be donated to relief efforts for SCA victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-30 10:53
No more apologies for that philsophy degree! Harvard historian Warren Goldstein discusses the importance of a liberal arts education.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-30 09:51
Ship builder Robert McDonald has entered the record books by constructing a 15-meter Viking longboat of 15 million ice cream sticks. The ship, which took two years to build, was launched in Amsterdam harbor.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-08-25 07:57
An interest group has been formed in support of SCA members worldwide serving in the armed forces.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-24 10:21
Director Sturla Gunnarsson will be attending the world premiere of Beowulf & Grendel, the latest film based on the Anglo-Saxon saga, at the Toronto Film Festival September 8-17, 2005.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2005-08-20 11:38
Sara Ivry of the Boston Globe visits members of the Higgins Armory Museum's Sword Guild, a group of modern day people who do serious research into the history of swords and swordsmanship.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-16 13:57
The New England Bladesmiths Guild will host a 3 day seminar entitled Sword 2005: From Ore to Sword in Hand: History, Smithing and Martial Arts Techniques September 16-18, 2005.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2005-08-14 11:49
The Pennsic Independent web edition for Sunday, 14 August 2005, is online now.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2005-08-14 11:47
SCAtoday.net is once again coming to you live from the Pennsic War, with the support of the kind folks at Mystic Mail, who have added new features this year.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-08-14 11:36
Lady Angelique d'Herisson, the Pennsic 34 Chief Vampire and Blood Drive Coordinator, would like to remind everyone of the Pennsic 34 blood drive. Be a hero: save a life!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-08-12 11:21
The British government has re-evaluated plans to build a traffic tunnel under Stonehenge when a new estimate of £470m was announced.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-09 15:58
Authorities in Cheshire, England are looking for the culprits who seriously beat a man dressed as a Roman gladiator as he walked home from a costume party.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-09 12:50
Residents of the Midrealm were on hand to help celebrate Saints Peter and Paul Lutheran Church's 100th anniversary with period contests, archery and a depiction of Martin Luther by the church's pastor.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-08-08 08:16
Visitors to the Iron Age village of Cinderbury in England can step back in time and spend a night - or a week - living in the village.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2005-08-07 16:00
The Hickory Daily Record describes the goings-on at the inaugural Medieval Festival at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-08-06 11:05
September 9-11, 2005, the Chicago Swordplay Guild will present the 6th International Western Martial Arts Workshop.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2005-08-04 16:04
Hugo Van Halle has issued a challenge to join him on the field of combat at Pennsic 34 in order to raise awareness and funds for Fisher House.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-08-04 15:20
Lord Tobyn Kembold of Dragon's Heorth has announced that the University of Rhode Island Education Department will offer graduate-level credit for attending the Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-03 11:58
Lady Sophia the Orange (Lara Coutinho) offers suggestions for dealing with the fly problem at the Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-07-29 19:26
For only $10,000, YOU can own Kirk Douglas' gladiator armor from the movie Spartacus!