Video Album

One or more downloadable video(s) for online viewing

James "Hawk" Galloway elevated to Pelican in East Kingdom

Their Majesties Konrad von Ulm and Brenwen the Faire have elevated James "Hawk" Galloway to the Order of the Pelican for his long service to the Chirurgeonate in the East Kingdom, Pennsic, and Known World.

Ballad to Thomas "Donsbane"

What happens when a new SCA fencer encounters a number of Dons at Canterbury Faire and his exploits come to the notice of bard Lord Luan an Fael? Watch the YouTube video to find out.

"It Won't Go to Zero"

Financial planner Ken Robinson wanted a way to reach more people with his message of hope: As bad as the economy may be, it will eventually recover. So he wrote "It Won't Go to Zero" as a rap song and video. The rap song might blend well with his other works, including the Cleftlands Battle Song.

Drachenwald's first Crown Tourney video available on YouTube

Sir Corby has posted video of the first Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Drachenwald. The tourney took place in 1993.

Shava's Gulf Wars bardic project

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva of the Kingdom of Northshield reports that she will be creating video of bardic performances at the upcoming Gulf Wars.

Build your own trebuchet

On the Instructables website, visitors can learn how to build a trebuchet capable of throwing a softball 50-60 feet from cardboard. (video)

12th century leper hospital explored in England

A team of young archeologists is excavating the site of the St Mary Magdalen leper hospital in Winchester. A BBC video chronicles the recent finds at the site. (video)

Shava presents photos and videos from Bardic Madness

Elashava bas Riva has posted an extensive photo collection and video album from the recent Bardic Madness event held in the Barony of Windhaven in Northshield.

Video showcases 16th century German cards

A video on YouTube exhibits and describes a deck of German playing cards from the 16th century CE.

"Secret of Kells nominated for Academy Award

The Secret of Kells, an animated film directed by Tomm Moore, has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.

Oertha Winter 2010 Coronet video online

Merewyn has posted several videos from Winter 2010 Coronet in the Principality of Oertha, Kingdom of the West. The videos are available on YouTube.

Brave SCAdians attempt to save life of fire victim

THL Sofia Tyzes (Zsof), reports on the attempt by two members of the Barony of the Cleftlands (Cleveland, Ohio) to save a neighbor from a house fire. Fox 8 New's Autumn Ziemba has the story. (video)

SCA armor subject of Judge Judy show

A dispute over loaned  SCA armor was the subject of a recent Judge Judy television show.

Robin Hood movie scheduled to premiere in May 2010

The latest film version of the Robin Hood saga is scheduled to debut in theaters May 14, 2010. The film is directed by Ridley Scott and stars Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett.

Computer technology to be used to read inscription on Roman altar

Two experts from the University of Mainz in Germany are using the latest computer technology to try to decypher the "invisible" inscription on a 3th century Roman altar. The stone was discovered in the River Tyne in 1672, but has never been legible. (video)

Boar's Head 2009 photos online

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Northshield Kingdom Chronicler, and Elspeth O'Leary share photos and video from the recent Boar's Head 2009 event.

Dancing and revelry in Rhydderich Hael

Lord Gyles de Blair has created a wonderful video highlighting the dancing and activities at the Masked Ball event in the Barony of Rhydderich Hael, Kingdom of AEthelmearc. The event took place December 5, 2009.

A&S photos and dance videos from St. Eligius online

Broom reports that he has created an album of photos of A&S entries from the recent St. Eligius Arts and Sciences Schola and Competition which took place in the Kingdom of the East. He also has posted videos of performance entries.

Henry VIII standup

Tudor humor hits the Internet with comedy routines starring Brian Blessed as Henry VIII on the BBC's Comedy Blog. The five videos from Henry 8.0 involve skits combining English history, popular British culture and the internet. (videos)

Robert Ballard finds Byzantine ship in the Aegean

A 60 Minutes segment on underwater explorer Robert Ballard includes a discussion of the discovered wreck a 7th century Byzantine ship in the Aegean Sea.

Cross slabs discovered after church fire

The recent devastating fire at St. Brandon's Church in Brancepeth, near Durham City, England was a tragedy, but one with "a silver lining." what the fire revealed were 20 medieval tombstones dating to the 12th and 13th centuries. (video)

Happy Solstice from Jethro Tull, from 1976

It isn't exactly news, but it's appropriate to the day! YouTube has a video posting of a rare promotional video for Jethro Tull's "Ring Out Solstice Bells", from 1976. It's decidedly medieval in theme, and quite amusing.

Merry Christmas from Wales

A Christmas card, in the form of a wonderful rendition of the Gower Wassail by Welsh traditional folksinger Phil Tanner, accompanied by a museum-quality video of the Ewenny Wassail Bowl, is available on YouTube.

Mists investiture videos on YouTube

A series of videos, created by rogansax, from the recent Investiture in the Principality of the Mists, Kingdom of the West, have been posted on YouTube.

Wassail in Wales

Morris dancers and revelers gather in Wales for celebration of the New Year. Video clips of the revelry have been posted on YouTube by SteveWurzel.

Pictures and videos from Midrealm's Bardic Madness

Northshield Kingdom Chronicler Viscountess Elashava bas Riva shares photos and video from Bardic Madness, an event which took place recently in the Shire of Eastwatch, Barony of the Cleftlands in the Midrealm.

Astrolabe: "world's first popular computer"

Author and software designer Tom Wujec takes a step back in time to discuss the medieval astrolabe. The video and transcript of the discussion is available on the TED website.

A robot and a spaceman walk into the Ren Faire....

A recent episode of the web-series All's Faire considers the implications of a visit to the Ren Faire by a Romulan and a robot. (PG-13 for language)

Mari Alexander knighted in the West

Sorcha reports that she has created an album of photos from the knighting of Mari Alexander in the Kingdom of the West. The ceremony took place in Court at the Fall 2009 Cynaguan Coronet Tournament.

Rolf and Aurora new Heirs to Cynagua

Baroness Bella Caterina Malatesta reports that Rolf the Relentless was the victor of the recent Coronet Tournament in the Principality of Cynagua, Kingdom of the West. Rolf was inspired by Lady Aurora. (video)