Video Album

One or more downloadable video(s) for online viewing

TV sitcom scores with "Medieval Fight Club"

The ABC sitcom Better Off Ted, which focuses on regular guy who works for company with questionable ethics, combines Fight Club with a fictional living history group for an episode entitled "You Are the Boss of Me."

Pictures and video from Warriors and Warlords XVI

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva reports that she has posted photos and video from the recent Warriors and Warlords XVI in the Kingdom of Northshield.

Calontir Summer 2009 Crown Lyst photos and video online

SÃaghdha mac Roberd reports that he has created an album of photos from the July 11, 2009 Crown Lyst in the Kingdom of Calontir.

Brampton Roman artifacts to be displayed for the first time

An amazing collection of Roman artifacts discovered 50 years ago near Brampton, England, is scheduled to go on display for the first time in late 2009. (video)

Chaps on bikes jousting with umbrellas? Only in London!

A group of British chaps hold a yearly -- and quite unusual -- Olympiad for the athletically-challenged and alcohol-enhanced. (video)

Northshield bardic videos online

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva reports that she has posted on YouTube several videos taken at Northshield event.

Dinner at Olde Hansa

Planning a visit to Estonia? You might want to stop by for dinner at Olde hansa, a medieval-themed restaurant "established to honour the Hanseatic League and our forefathers and foremothers." (video)

Uprising XXIII photos and video online

Darius, Web Master for the Kingdom of Artemisia, reports that he has created an album of photos from the recent Uprising XXIII in the Kingdom of Artemisia.

Barony of Stromgard demo featured in video

Television station KGW was on hand to videograph members of the Barony of Stromgard as they played musical instruments, repaired armor, and fought tournament combat.

SCA fighting discussed on Tuscaloosa News video

Karl Hamner discusses the SCA in a video produced by Tuscaloosa (Alabama) News. The short film includes a description of armored combat in the Society. (photo)

Local currency vs. the coin of the realm

How did the modern currency system develop? Ann Althouse of the University of Wisconsin Law School and Douglas Rushkoff, author of Life Inc., discuss the medieval origins of money in a short video from The New York Times.

How to cook a porpoise

Richard II's recipe for cooking a porpoise is now available online. The recipe is included in a new digitized version of The Forme of Cury, the 15th century text long used by historians to re-create medieval recipes. (video)

Ealdormere Spring 2009 Crown Tourney video on YouTube

Richard reports that a series of videos, taken by Lady Yvette at the Spring 2009 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Ealdormere, are now available to view on YouTube.

A film from Down Under

Digger, from the Kingdom of Lochac, has produced a short film describing activities in the SCA, and posted it on YouTube. The video, Knght Shots, talks about heavy combat, but also other activities such as weaving and cooking.

AEthelmearc Spring 2009 Crown Tourney final on YouTube

Olafr has posted a video shot by Lord Tigernach MacCathail of the final bout of the Spring 2009 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. The video is posted on YouTube.

Melee in Russia

Video clips of several battles of a live-steel re-enactment group from Russia have been posted on YouTube. The clips depict armored combatants and combat archers taking part in a melee battle.

East Kingdom Spring 2009 Crown Tourney photos and video online

Two albums of photos of the Spring 2009 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the East taken by Cateline and Molly are now available to view online. Video of the event shot by Nest verch Tangwiste is also available.

Return to the past: 1982

Step back in the past - both medievally and in SCA years - with a short YouTube video originally broadcast by WTVC Chattanooga.

Pictures from Jararvellir's May Day and Crown Tournament

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Chronicler of the Kingdom of Northshield, shares memories and photos from the recent Crown Tournament and May Day in Jararvellir.

Knighting of Sir Jost von Luck video online

Master Godfrey von Rheinfels has posted a 9-minute video chronicling the knighting ceremony of Sir Jost von Luck which took place recently in the Kingdom of Atenveldt.

"History Comes to Life" at Border Downs fighter practice

News reporter Drew Sandholm of KSFY Action News in Sioux Falls, South Dakota went "inside the underground world of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., where people escape by dressing up and fighting Medieval-style."

East Kingdom's Winter War XII video online

Seigneur Christophe de Frisselle has posted a series of videos on YouTube from the Shire of the Northern Outpost's Winter War event in the Kingdom of the East. In addition to fighters from the East Kingdom, the event was visited by His Majesty of Ealdormere and other fighters from that Kingdom.

Justine wows Ice Dragon fashion show

Justin Lymner of the Barony of Delftwood in AEthelmearc has posted a video clip taken at recent Ice Dragon event featuring the fashion stylings of his "sister" Justine.

Britain' Queen participates in ancient Easter custom

Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain recreated a custom dating to the 13th century recently by handing out "Maundy Money," a tradition of doling out coins to pensioners. (video)

Beowulf meets Alien in "Outlander"

The Outlander, a film released in January 2009, follows the wreck of an alien space craft in 8th century Norway, releasing a futuristic soldier and a bloodthirsty monster into the Viking world. The trailer is available on YouTube. (video)

SCAdian expert on Deadliest Warrior

YouTube has video clips available of the Spartan vs Ninja episode of Spike TV's Deadliest Warrior program. The Spartan expert on the program is the SCA's own Sir Balin of Tor (Barry Jacobsen).

A Viking dreams of home

Ray Hamaker has dreams of being a Viking. He shares them in a promotional video for the Granlibakken Resort in Lake Tahoe. The video is on YouTube.

Interpretive dance in Ered Sul

Life must be exciting in the Barony of erd Sul, Kingdom of Atenveldt, if one may judge by a video of Baron Christopher Fitzarthur performing an interpretive dance "of a young warrior putting on his armor, forgetting his pants, trying to get on a horse, and finally getting to the battle." Posted on YouTube.

"History gets a do-over" in Atlantia

Baron Maximilian Von Halstern, Warlord of Ponte Alto and Tribune of the Northern Army of Atlantia, served as "ambassador" to a reporter from FIOS1 TV, the Verizon FIOS cable TV channel for Northern Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. The result is a 5-minute broadcast covering SCA fighting techniques posted on YouTube.

3 legs beat 4 in Caid

Remember the fun of the 3-legged race at summer camp? Well, maybe it wasn't all that fun, but it is fun when the contestants are in armor, as can be seen in a video from the Gyldenholt/Califia friendship tourney on March 14th, 2009.