Newcomers' Information

Information specifically aimed at newcomers to the SCA or other medievalist organizations.

Demonstration in the Park & Newcomer's Feast

Come and meet with old friends and make some new ones! Join us in the evening for feasting, dancing and games. A great way to end the day!

Newbie Collegium

Shire Lagerdamm presents Newbie Collegium, Saturday January 28, 2006 at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Conway, AR

Newcomer's Feast a Success

Lady Tama, Seneschal for the Incipient Shire of Pavlovsk Gavan (Kodiak, Alaska), Principality of Oertha, reports on the success of the recent Newcomer's Feast.

Ravens Keep Forms in Drachenwald

Lord Alric, Chatelain and New Groups Coordinator for the Kingdom of Drachenwald, has announced the formation of a new group in the Kingdom: the Incipient Shire of Ravens Keep.

MiddleWiki

MiddleWiki is meant to act as a first line resource for those who are new to the SCA or those who are wondering about the SCA. Think of it as a collection of answers to every question that you could get from a new person at their first event. Because the site is a wiki, visitors can create their own login accounts and then add to or update the information on the site.

MiddleWiki is keyword searchable, and you can upload files such as documents and images as well.

Photos from Aire Faucon's Flight of the Falcon online

Talorgen has posted photos from Flight of the Falcon, a newcomer's event held in Atlantia on 8/27 by the Canton of Aire Faucon.

Novice Scola

Come one, come all to the Novice Scola in the Barony of Carolingia! Whether you are new to the SCA, an old-timer, or somewhere in between, you are sure to enjoy our wide assortment of classes and activities. There are true beginner classes as well as intermediate classes.

An Inquisitive Monkey in West Kingdom Court

"An Inquisitive Monkey in West Kingdom Court: Things To Do At Your First Event" is an homage to the Curious George series of children's books, and a newcomers' guide to the SCA, all in one.

Flight of the Falcon: Heroics for Newcomers

The Canton of Aire Faucon in the Barony of the Sacred Stone will be hosting an event to welcome newcomers to the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) in Western North Carolina near Rutherfordton on August 27. All interested members and friends of the SCA are encouraged to come and bring along a friend.

Online SCA demo

Diomedes Sebastianus provides a clearing house for information about the SCA, especially newcomers and those interested in finding out what the Society has to offer.

Teachers Needed for Great Northeastern War

Mistress Anastasia Gutane, Classes Coordinator, Great Northeastern War XIX, has announced that instructors are needed to teach classes at the War.

Northshield's Novice's Day Photos Online

Kudrun has posted photos from the recent Novice's Day event held in the Shires of Rokeclif & Shattered Oak & the Canton of Coille Stoirmeil.

Le Poulet Gauche

Le Poulet Gauche is virtual re-creation of a family-run tavern in 16th century France, with detailed "interviews" with the various family members and employees. The Le Poulet Gauche web site contains extensive information on how to develop a persona and how to fill in the "little things" that give your existing persona more reality and texture.

Medieval Fayre Newcomers Event

Come join the Society of Creative Anachronism as we hold our annual post-Brisbane Medieval Fayre Newcomers event!

Highland River Melees

According to the calculations of Eratosthenes, June 11, 1184 BCE was the date that Troy was sacked and burned. Well, we can't promise to equal the sacking of Troy, but Highland River Melees can provide a day of fighting, feasting and fun on June 11, 2005.

"Knights Next Door" Chronicles Life in the SCA

The Knights Next Door: Everyday People Living Middle Ages Dreams, a book by Patrick O'Donnell, looks at life in the Society for Creative Anachronism.

Below the Salt

Are you tired of trying to decide what title to use when addressing a particular noble? Are you frustrated with being caught off guard when the King and Queen suddenly appears before you? Still having trouble figuring out which award is for what and whether or not it is a kingdom level or a baronial level award? Are you still confused at what a peerage is? Well then, have we got an event for you!

Tourney of Ymir Welcomes Newcomers

Rose Donnchaidh, a resident of the Stronghold of Raven's Cove in the kingdom of Atlantia, describes the wonders of the recent Tourney of Ymir.

Novices' Day

The Shires of Rokeclif and Shattered Oak and the Canton of Coille Stoirmeil invite all newcomers to the SCA to Novices' Day, May 7, 2005 at the Taylor Community Center in Taylor Wisconsin. (The snit site.) Site opens at 9AM.

Tourney of Ymir

The Barony of Windmasters Hill is hosting its 30th annual Tourney of Ymir on the weekend of 11-13 February, 2005 at Camp Kanata in Wake Forest, NC.

Newbie Academy

Good gentles, you are new to to the SCA and do not know where to start, or you have been a member of the Society for years and now want to learn something new, or you just want to be remembered to the exciting times when you were a Newbie yourself?

Newbie Collegium

Come join us for Newbie Collegium in Shire Lagerdamm.

Countess Alys Katharine appointed as new Society Chatelaine

The Society Seneschal, Master Aaron faheud Swiftrunner of the Stone Keep announced this evening that the Board of Directors has appointed Countess Alys Katharine of the Middle Kingdom to the position of Society Chatelaine for the standard three year term, commencing 2004-12-01.

Your First Garb

"Your First Garb" helps newcomers find patterns, buy fabric, and make costumes that are both easy to create and historically accurate.

Brangwayna Morgan elevated to Order of the Laurel

On October 9, 2004, Brangwayna Morgan of the East Kingdom was elevated to the Order of the Laurel.

Victoria News Group: Worth the Fight

Although Heather Senkler (known to most as Ekatarina Borisovna Kievskaia) has stepped down as the Principality Chatelaine of Tir Righ, she remains in the spotlight with a recent interview by a local paper.

SCA.org "Information for Newcomers" Page

The SCA's official web site offers a great deal of information for newcomers, including Forward Into the Past, a guidebook for getting started.

SCANewcomers E-mail Discussion List

The SCANewcomers list is a Yahoo group devoted to helping those who have just recently become involved with the SCA, or who are interested in doing so.

Photos Online from Newcomers' Event in Lochac

The College of St. Monica, which is part of the Shire of Krae Glas (Monash University, Clayton campus, in south-east Melbourne, Australia), hosted the Newcomers' Faire on the 20th March, AS XXXVIII. SCAtoday.net's Lochac correspondent shares his event report and photo album.

SCA Newcomer Questions Answered

In this week's column, Aiofe provides links that answer some of the most-asked questions in the SCA world.