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Kingdoms and other branches of the Society for Creative Anachronism

SCA Centric Podcast

Richard fitzWilliams and Kith the Silent have announced production of an SCA-oriented podcast.

Society Chronicler's Policy Online

Magistra Nicolaa de Bracton, Society Chronicler, has posted an electronic copy of the Society Chronicler Policies on the her official home page of the SCA website.

SCA Board Responds to Member Comments

Jason Williams (Duke John ap Gwyndaf), Chairman, SCA Inc., has responded to the large number of comments from SCA members regarding the mission statement and family memberships.

Sir Steven MacEanruig, founding member of the SCA, enters halls of Valhalla

Steve Henderson, known in the SCA as Sir Steven MacEanruig, was at the backyard party in 1966 that was the genesis of the Society for Creative Anachronism. On March 8, 2006, Sir Steven left us for the next world.

Instructors Sought for Known World Academy of Rapier

The Kingdom of Caid will be hosting the 2006 Known World Academy of the Rapier (KWAR) on September 8th through 10th, 2006. The event is being held at the Los Angeles Airport (LAX) Marriot in Los Angeles, CA. (Correction)

"It Takes a Medieval Village..."

In an article for Vision Magazine, Leanne Tibiatowski looks at the concept of "the village" through the lens of the SCA.

PainBank: An SCA-centric podcast

Richard fitzWilliams and Kith the Silent, both from the Midrealm, have inaugurated a podcast series of interest to SCAdians. The PainBank podcasts will feature mostly armoured combat topics initially, but the creators hope to branch out to other topics soon.

Anachronista

Medieval Geekery - SCA Rantings - New Technologies - Fyne Gossip

One woman's personal blog that hopes to find the funny side of the SCA, Gamers, Science Fiction and RenFairs. Updated often!

New Work by Constance Hieatt

SCA members might be interested to know that MRTS is publishing a new work by Constance Hieatt on medieval cookery. Co-authors include two Society members.

Request for Commentary on Corporate Policies

Linda Moore, President, SCA Inc., is seeking comments from the SCA membership regarding Land Use Policy, Family Memberships, and clarifications in the Governing Documents.

An Tir to host Known World Chirurgeon Symposium

Lady Sophia, Known World Chirurgeon Symposium Coordinator, has announced that this event will be held May 6 and 7 as part of the 40 Year Celebration event.

Lost or Stolen items from SCAdians

This website is designed to help locate lost or stolen SCA items. By logging on, you can have your items listed quickly (usually within 12 hours).

The site owner checks through the usual haunts of stolen items, and reports back to the original owners the moment they find a hit.

Chivalry in a Modern World

Is chivalry dead? CBS News reporter Steve Hartman thought it might be, so he sought out John Bridges, author of the book How to be a Gentleman.

Reenactor Fest: A Convention for the Ages

Reenactor Fest is a multi-era event that brings together living history enthusiasts from any time period, including Roman era through World War II and other modern conflicts. The event is held in January near Chicago, Illinois.

Chicago festival brings together reenactors from many eras

At a hotel in Arlington Heights, a suburb of Chicago, Illinois, SCA members joined reenactors from other times from Roman to mid-20th century at Reenactor Fest: A Convention for the Ages. Chicago's Beacon News reporter Mike Dahaney has the story.

SCA 40th Birthday Celebration at Estrella War XXII

Friedrich Ethelred aus Schloss Trier, Estrella War XXII Internal Publicity Deputy, has announced that there will be a 40th birthday party for the SCA at this year's Estrella War.

President's Report of the January, 2006 Quarterly Meeting

This is the President's report of the actions taken at the SCA Inc.'s most recent Board of Directors meeting, held January 21, 2006 in Atlanta, Georgia, in the Kingdom of Meridies.

Grand Counsel Report of the January 2006 Board of Directors Meeting

Master Aleksandr Vasilevych Lev of Northshield, Grand Council Secretary for the Board of Directors of the SCA, has posted a report from the Grand Council meeting which took place in January 2006.

Position Available: Society Exchequer

Linda Moore, President of the SCA, Inc., has announced that the Society is seeking candidates to fill the position of Society Exchequer.

True Thomas the Storyteller

This is the home page of a professional storyteller, known in the SCA as Lord Thomas Whitehart, who works Faires (museums, schools, etc.) and promotes Storytelling and the Bardic arts within the SCA.

Mission Statement Apology

Duke John ap Gwyndaf (Jason Williams), Chairman, SCA, Inc., has announced that the Mission Statement for the SCA release recently has been rescinded.

Chairman's Quarterly Letter to the Membership

Duke John ap Gwyndaf (aka Jason Williams), Chairman, SCA Inc., discusses the place of the Board of Directors in the SCA in his Quarterly Letter to the Membership.

Known World Bardic College & Cooks Collegium

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The 4th Bi-annual 'Known World Bardic College and Cooks Collegium' has been approved by Society and will be hosted by the Kingdom of Ealdormere on the October 6-9/2006 (Fri-Mon) long weekend in Acton, Ontario, Canada (a short 40 min ride form the Toronto Airport.

We will have 80 beds available, as well as full meal plans for the weekend, and day rates... (and are arranging good rates at local area hotels) Location:
Kingdom of Ealdormere (Acton, Ontario, Canada)

SCA Fortieth Year Celebration

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http://www.40yearcelebration.com/

From the event web site:

"Come ye one and all to the 40th Year Celebration of the Society for Creative Anachronism in the great Kingdom of An Tir! This glorious revel will take place in Randle, Washington from May 5th to 15th, 2006, sponsored by the Shire of Fire Mountain Keep and the Barony of Glymm Mere. Location:
Shire of Fire Mountain Keep and Barony of Glymm Mere, An Tir (Randle, Washington, USA)

Notice of Scheduled Outage: SCA.org Internet Servers to Undergo Upgrade

On Sunday, 15 January 2006, the sca.org Internet servers will be taken offline temporarily to perform a major system upgrade. Beginning at approximately 4:00 a.m. US Central Time (10:00 GMT), and continuing until approximately noon US Central Time (18:00 GMT), various services will be inaccessible.

SCA.org e-mail server issues

Jason Williams, Chairman of the SCA, Inc., describes the SCA's recent email server problems and what is being done to correct them.

Chivalry's renaissance: Society for Creative Anachronism puts emphasis on creative anachronism

An article in the Pahrump Valley Times describes the SCA and the recent Festival of the Rose.

2006 Known World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium

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The Known World's Youngest Kingdom invites heralds, scribes, scholars, and those who want to learn to the 2006 Known World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium. Come to the verdant River Valley to celebrate the heraldic and scribal arts and the revival of the New Orleans area.

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2006 Known World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium
Hosted by the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann Location:
Kingdom of Gleann Abhann (Metarie, Louisiana)

Midrealm Retired Regalia Item Auction

The Not-So-Silent Silent Auction: Join the Midrealm Ministers of Regalia, Contessa Tamara di Firenze and Master Matthew Christopher of Bristol, for an auction of decommissioned Kingdom regalia items. Proceeds will be used to purchase new regalia and maintain current items.

The Auction will be held from 1:00 to 3:00. Master Matthew Christopher and a cavalcade of various and sundry performers will be making merry in the truest Twelfth Night tradition at the auction area: come prepared to be amused and amazed, as you place your bids to become the proud owners of pieces of Midrealm History.

Darter the Chronicler's SCA Photo Albums

Darter the Chronicler has thousands of images online from SCA events and activities, and more are frequently added.

Darter writes:

If you want to comment on a photo or a gallery please do so. In fact, I encourage it, especially if you know who is in the photo or what is happening in a photo. I do ask that people remain civil and to NOT post any derogatory comments. I will just delete those.