SCA

Kingdoms and other branches of the Society for Creative Anachronism

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.

Grand Council Seeks Applicants

SCA President Meg Baron has announced that the SCA is seeking a few good gentles to serve on the SCA Grand Council.

Minstrel Takes Beating to Help Orphans

An SCA member in Drachenwald (Europe) has announced his intention to fight one thousand fights at Pennsic War this year to help the Žirafka Orphanage in the Czech Republic. He has named this "The Fight for Kids Challenge".

SCA Armor: A How-To Manual

It has been said that a fighter's armor is a project that is never really done. Dame Aoife this week offers helpful links to make new armorers get started, and to help experienced warriors keep improving their armouring skill.

"Dragons, Dreams & Daring Deeds:" Activity Ideas

Help! Our shire has 14 demos! Dame Aoife, Children's Officer and former librarian, offers suggestions for handling demos for libraries during this summer's "Dragons, Dreams and Daring Deeds" reading club program.

Living pieces of history: SCA History Night at Pennsic

In honor of the SCA's upcoming fortieth anniversary, the Middle Kingdom Historian is sponsoring the First Annual SCA History Night at Pennsic XXXIV.

Stefan's Florolegium Updates for May 2005

THL Stefan li Rous has posted updates to Stefan's Florilegium for May 2005.

Happy New Year

Just a reminder to everyone: The SCA turned another year older on May 1, 2005. Please change your dates to reflect that we are now in A.S. 40.

Reenactor Fest Scheduled for February 2006

Mike Bollow has announced that Reenactor Fest, the first national convention for historical reenactors, will take place February 3-5, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois.

Reenactor Fest

I am thrilled to announce that Reenactor Fest, the first EVER national convention for historical reenactors and military history enthusiasts is OFFICIALLY ON! The date is February 3-5, 2006 at the Sheraton Chicago Northwest in Arlington Park, IL.

"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.

Work weekend at Cooper's Lake changed to May 7th

Work on the Pennsic fort has been rescheduled to May 7, 2005.

Regia Anglorum to sponsor living history exhibit at SCA event

Micel Folcland, the Wisconsin-Illinois-Indiana wic of Regia Anglorum North America, is pleased to announce that it will be sponsoring its first Living History Exhibition (LHE) at Jubilee Old English Fair near Brimfield, Illinois, on the weekend of 17-19 June, 2005.

Regia Anglorum Living History Exhibit

Micel Folcland, the Wisconsin-Illinois-Indiana wic of Regia Anglorum North America, is pleased to announce that it will be sponsoring its first Living History Exhibition (LHE) at Jubilee Old English Fair near Brimfield, Illinois, on the weekend of 17-19 June, 2005. The LHE will be in the SCA camp, and public hours--the times when it will be as accurate as possible--will be announced later but will not conflict with other activities on or below the hill.

SCA President's Report for April 16, 2005 Board Meeting

Meg Baron, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has released the President's Report for the April 16 meeting of the Board of Directors.

Jousting allowed in SCA

For the first time in the organization's history, jousting is now a legal form of equestrian combat in the Society for Creative Anachronism.

Newcomers' Guide

Whether you are new to the SCA, or have new friends who've just joined the living history community, you are sure to find something of interest in this week's installment of Aoife's Links.

Society Exchequer Late with April 1 Report -- BoD Says, "Ooooh, she's in big trouble!"

Mistress Ghita, the Society Exchequer, a.k.a. "The Mistress of Budgetary Pain", was a bit late sending us her April 1 report — but in the spirit of "better late than never", we've decided to cut her some slack and share it with you anyway.

SCA Board of Directors to Meet in Ealdormere

The Board of Directors of the SCA will meet Saturday April 16, 2005 in the Barony of Skraeling Althing (Ealdormere)

Board of Directors Meeting

The Barony of Skraeling Althing, Canton of Caldrithig, is proud to be hosting the April 16, 2005 Meeting of the SCA Board of Directors.

Society Seneschal capitulates on FOIA at last

Remember that article we published on April 1 about the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request being "stalled" by the Society Seneschal? The document has at last been declassified, by executive decree.

BoD said to be considering "level four banishment" for Iron Peer Autocrats

According to unconfirmed reports, the Autocrats of the proposed "Iron Peer" event are under consideration for special sanctions, possibly including what one source describes as "level four banishment".

Society Seneschal stalls on FOIA request

In spite of a diplomatic and properly-filed request under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), the Society Seneschal denies journalists access to matters of public record.

Trimaris secedes from SCA

Rumour has it that as of noon today, Trimaris will secede from the SCA, and form its own medieval recreation group: The Society for Compulsive Actions (Florida).

New List Discusses Canadian SCA Incorporation

A new Yahoo! Groups discussion list has been started to investigate the issues surrounding the possible formation of a Canadian SCA Corporation.

New Email List SCA Tacticians

A new email list focuses on the Strategy and Tactics of SCA Combat as well as ancient and medieval research sources.

SCA Research Undertaken

THL Aryanhwy merch Catmael is seeking information from the various kingdoms regarding the elevation of peers from apprentices and proteges.

Fanucci

The Guild Fanucci is "a fellowship of playful mischief-makers dedicated to bardic and theatrical arts, and having fun." This household, led by Master Aaron faheud Swiftrunner, was originally known as House Teafort when founded in AS XIII.

New film showcases SCA at Estrella War

Underachiever Films has just released Estrella XX (A Beautiful War), a feature-length documentary about the SCA. The documentary was filmed on location at Estrella XX, held in Atenveldt in February 2004.

Underachiever Films

Underachiever Films is the production company offering Estrella XX (A Beautiful War). The feature-length documentary was created as an introduction to the SCA and features 45 minutes of armoured combat footage as well as interviews with SCA folk.