Gleann Abhann

"Mission of Friendship" Trip

Mistress Tatiana Marana Melville of the Kingdom of Northshield reports on a recent trip to the Barony of Seleone in Gulfport, Mississippi to drop off donated items to those who lost SCA gear during Hurricane Katrina.

Pillage on the Plains III

Shire Eagle, in association with House Aylekeepe and Clan Darkwood, invite you to Pillage on the Plains III: Gathering of the Tribes. We return to Gibson's Plantation View in Tallassee, Alabama on October 6-8 for a great weekend of fighting, classes, feasting and fun! Make your plans to attend now....

Event Stewards:
Lord Alywin Watkyns Location:
Shire of the Eagle (Tallahassee, Alabama)

Proceedings of the 2006 Known World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium Available

Barun Rory, Exchequer for the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann, has announced that CDs of the Proceedings of the 2006 Known World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium are available for sale.

Barbarian Brawl 2006

Greetings Noble Populace of Gleann Abhann! The Barony of Small Gray Bear invites you to join us for a day of fun in the sun on the campus of Arkansas State University: Beebe.

BARBARIAN BRAWL: Barbarians by Candlelight
July 22, 2006
Arkansas State University - Beebe
1000 West Iowa Street Beebe, Arkansas

Activities Include:
A&S Competitions Location:
Barony of Small Gray Bear (Beebe, Arkansas)

Birthday Bash XI

Greetings good Gentles! I know summer schedules are busy, but I would like to invite you all to the Loch Bais' 11th annual Birthday Bash! This weekend event will be held June 10th at the Kiwanis Camp in Pineville, LA (aka the Concrete Yurt site). The site will open Friday at 5 pm and close Sunday at 11 am.

Activites Include:

  • Shire Defender Tourney
  • FOUR Arts and Sciences Competitions: Open A&S, Bridesmaid Open A&S, Location:
    Shire of Loch Bais (Pineville, Louisiana)

Hunt for the Prize

THE HUNT FOR THE PRIZE: GLEANN ABHANN'S FIRST LIVE WEAPONS CHAMPIONSHIPS!!! This historic event, to be hosted by Dragoun's Weal, will be action packed!

July 14-16th, 2006, Woodman of the World Camp, Hattiesburg

There will be several different shoots and throwing challenges to suit all skill levels. Their Majesties Havordh and Mary-Grace wil be choosing their Live Weapons Champions, including a Youth Champion from those participating. Location:
Dragoun's Weal (Hattiesburg, Mississippi)

Medieval reenactors and renn faire raise funds for charity in Mississippi

Representatives from the SCA joined renaissance faire performers and other reenactment groups to perform for the public in southern Missippi, raising funds for several charitable programs.

SCA Summer Camp

Time is soon approching for Axemoor's 3rd annual SCA Summer Camp. It will be held on July 28th - 30th at the WOW site in Hattiesburg. Please mark your calendars and the date has changed from what was previously listed.

Anyone wishing to teach a class at Summer Camp please contact me at

An online flyer and more information will be coming soon. Location:
Barony of Axemoor (Hattiesburg, Mississippi)

Beltane XXXI

Come One, Come All! Beltane XXXI! April 28 - 30, 2006 at the Woodsmen of the World Camp, Beech Bluff, TN.

A&S, children's activities, court, tournaments. Location:
Barony of Grey Niche (Beech Bluff, Tennessee)

Aphar Faire XIV

Mark your calendars - May 5-7 Formosa, AR...Aphar Faire XIV...theme is Tales from Apar!

Middle Eastern Miscellany! Fighting, archery, rapier, food, A & S competition, classes, food, children's classes, food, coffee house fundraiser, food, Merchants, fun (you thought I was going to say food didn't you :-)...dancing, hafla, and a chance to visit with old friends and make new ones! Remember it is MAY 5-7, 2006 (yes, May!) Location:
Shire Lagerdamm (Formosa, Arkansas)

Gleann Abhann Spring Coronation

Gleann Abhann Spring Coronation of Count Havordh Aetarbani and Countess Mary-Grace of Gatland hosted by The Barony of Grey Niche.

The weekend of May 19- 21 The Kingdom of Gleann Abhan celebrates the reign of Radu and Broinnfinn and invites all to witness the ascension of Havordh and Mary Grace. Please join us at the West Tennessee Woodman of the World Camp in Beech Bluff Tennessee for a weekend of feasting, contests and revelery as we celebrate all the virtues of our Society. Location:
Barony of Grey Niche (Beech Bluff Tennessee)

Mid Summer Knight's Dream XIV: Italian Carnivale

Smythkepe's Annual Labor Day Weekend event featuring Heavy Weapons Combat, Rapier Fighting (including the Wheel of Death ), feasting, fun, classes, an Anvil Toss, a quest and much more.

Details can be found at

Autocrat: Lady Antonia da Soranzo Location:
Shire of Smythkepe (Rogers Scout Ranch, Ione, Arkansas)

More Gulf Wars Photos Online

Baroness Mebh and Lady Danielle have posted photos from the recent Gulf Wars XV held March 12-19, 2006 in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann.

Candlelight Camp 2006 - POSTPONED

Those that die with great bravery on the battle fields, hold a special place in Norse cosmology. They are the Einherjar, those that are chosen by Odin to fight on the sides of the Gods at Ragnorak. Every day they are awakened and march out to the great field to fight against each other in merry combat. At dusk they are all miraculously healed and march back to the hall of Valhalla, where they are served a great feast and enjoy merriment into the night. Location:
Barony of Small Gray Bear (Arkadelphia, Arkansas)

In Memoriam: Giuliana Catarina della Luna

The SCA has lost a vibrant young woman from Ansteorra. Guiliana Catarina della Luna (mka Meghan Siobhan Baxter), age 18, became ill on site at Gulf Wars on Sunday evening and died at Forest General Hospital in Hattiesburg later in the week.

Pain Bank Interview with Viscount Sir Tristan von Eisig, K.W. Rattan Symposiom, N.S. TOC and Gulf Wars

PainBank (a podcast website) has posted an interview with the infamous Pennsic Kamikaze host, Viscount Tristan von Eisig.

Gleann Abhann Crown Tourney Photos Online

Lady Barbara Sterling, Gleann Abhann Historian, has posted photos from the recent Spring 2006 Crown Tournament.

Gulf Wars XV Class List Online

A list of classes to be offered at Gulf Wars XV is now available online.

Forest Maiden's Favour II

We had such a good time in February last year, we decided to do it again - but this time in May.

Count Sir Havordh Victorious in Gleann Ahbann's Second Crown Tourney

Gwendolen reports that Count Sir Havordh was the victor of the recent Second Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Gleann Ahbann. His Excellency was inspired by his Lady, Countess Mary Grace.

Teachers Needed for the Known World Heraldic & Scribal Symposium 2006

Katryne MacIntosh the Strange, Autocrat for the Known World Heraldic & Scribal Symposium 2006, is seeking teachers for the event which takes place in New Orleans, Louisiana (Kingdom of Gleann Abhann) June 16-18, 2006.

Crown List of Gleann Abhann Announced

Their Majesties Radu and Broinnfinn of the Kingdom of Gleann Ahbann have announced the list of competitors and consorts for Their upcoming Winter Crown Tourney.

Green Dragon Tavern Seeks Musicians for Gulf Wars

Marion, Leoncina da Susa, Proprietess and Entertainment Coordinator for Gulf Wars' Green Dragon Tavern, is seeking musicians to play at Gulf Wars 15.

Gulf Wars to Feature Children's Activities

Viscountess Kenna of the Gulf Wars XV Children's Staff has announced that this year's War will feature "a wide assortment of fun and educational classes and activities" for young visitors.

Gulf Wars Schedule Online

The schedule for the upcoming Gulf Wars in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann is now available in PDF format online.

Stefan's Florilegium Files for February 2006

THLord Stefan li Rous has posted addition to Stefan's Florilegium for February 2006.

After Katrina, Barony of Axemoor welcomes Known World back to fighter practices

THL Byron DeLancy, the Knights Marshal at the Barony of Axemoor in New Orleans, reports that the Barony's regular fighter practices are "back up and running" as the area continues the long recovery from Hurricane Katrina.

Green Dragon Tavern Makes a Comeback

Gleann Abhann's reknowned Green Dragon Tavern, damaged during Hurricane Katrina, is in the process of being restored and was in use at the recent 12th Night Tournament.

Falconry Activities at Gulf Wars

Brianna McBain of the Saint Bavon's Company of Falconry has announced that the group has activities and classes planned for the upcoming Gulf Wars 15.

Book Drive for Gleann Abhann

Fern de la Forét, of the Province of Tree Girt Sea in the Midrealm, has announced a project to collect books for those in Gleann Abhann who have lost their SCA libraries. The collection will take place at the upcoming Tree Girt Sea 12th Night event.