Video Album

One or more downloadable video(s) for online viewing

Studying medieval history - the hard (suit) way

In a short film on YouTube, a student shows his readiness to take a medieval history while dressed for success.

Video project features "A Day in the SCA"

 "The SCA is about creativity, expression, education and community," Veronica Lacquement, known in the SCA as Domina Anastasia, explains in a new online video. Keith Shuman directed the seven-minute "A Day in the SCA" as his final project in a video production class at Portland Community College.

Deadliest Warrior to showcase female fighter

Season three of the popular television series Deadliest Warrior will feature a female warrior among the ranks of the men. View a preview of the upcoming season online.

New SCA documentary looking for backers

Zorikh Lequidre, known in the SCA as Lord Ervald the Optimistic, producer of The Pennsic War: A Video Documentary, is seeking backers for a new production to be filmed at Pennsic War XL.

Mysteries of the Silk Road revealed at Penn Museum

Colin Renfrew, Senior Fellow of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research at the University of Cambridge, offers a lecture on the Unsolved Mysteries of the Silk Road. The video is available on YouTube.

Ealdormere Spring 2011 Coronation video online

Joleicia has posted two videos of the Coronation of Their Majesties Aaron and Rustique of the Kingdom of Ealdormere.

Atlantia's Golden Rose Tournament videos online

Lord Lucas Von Aychreports that he has posted a series of videos from the Golden Rose Tournament which took place recently in the Kingdom of Atlantia. The videos are available on YouTube.

Northshield Spring 2011 Crown Tournament video online

Shava reports that Gaia Aurelia recorded much of the Spring 2011 Northshield Crown Tournament. The videos are available on YouTube.

The Far West Symposium Youtube channel is Alive!

Otto Spilman, Palatine Baron for the Barony of the Far West, reports that he has created a YouTube channel for SCA members in Japan, Korea and Thailand to share SCA classes in an online format.

360 degrees of Westminster Abbey

Delighted by the royal wedding and dazzled by the venue? If so, you may want to visit the BBC's 360 degree virtual tour of Westminster Abbey.

Shava's views of Bardic Madness 2011

Northshield Kingdom Chronicler Elashava bas Riva shares photos, video and memories of Bardic Madness, which took place recently in that Kingdom.

Don Puck un Zapo's rapier technique videos online

On his A Midsummer Night's Blog, Don Puck un Zapo shares video of a class on Italian rapier techniques taught at the 2007 Known World Academy of the Rapier.

Embroidery alive and well at the Royal School of Needlework

On the April 17, 2011 edition of CBS This Morning, reporter Martha Teichner visits the Royal School of Needlework at Hampton Court Palace where she gets a behind-the-scenes look at historic - and future - embroidery projects in England.

Video of Mists Spring 2011 Coronet online

Miles has posted a video of the final round of the recent Coronet Tournament in the Principality of the Mists, West Kingdom. The video is available on YouTube.

Spinning through the city

Artist Robyn Love decided to connect with her fellow riders by hand-spinning on New York City's 7 train through the borough of Queens. Susan Forste caught the action for a video on Vimeo. (video)

Duke Cornelius von Beck victor of Lochac Autumn 2011 Crown Tournament

Blodeuwedd y Gath reports that Duke Cornelius von Beck was the winner of the April 2011 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Lochac. Prince Cornelius was inspired in His endeavor by Elizabeth.

Valhalla, the unattainable

In this fanciful, animated film, an old Viking warrior looks forward to eternity in Valhalla, but discovers that dying honorably in battle isn't as easily accomplished as he hoped.

Vinland the Good

A short documentary, entitled The Vinland Mystery, looks at the search for the "only known Norse settlement in North America - Vinland the Good."

SCA Thailand in the News

In early April, a reporter from the Bangkok Post went to cover the fighter practice of the Canton of Golden Playne, the first and only SCA branch in Thailand. The video is available at the Bangkok Post Website.

A joust in Washington

The latest advertisement for the Washington State Lottery is good enough to make you want to buy a ticket. (video)

Atlantia's Spring Assessment 2011 videos online

Lord William de Faleston reports that he has posted several videos from Spring Assessment, which took place recently in the Kingdom of Atlantia.

Sutton Hoo ship burial to be reconstructed

To enhance the visitor experience, the burial chamber at Sutton Hoo is being reconstructed. Richard Daniel, of the BBC, reports. (video)

Making a Viking tool chest

In a 2008 episode from the PBS series A Woodwright's Shop with Roy Underhill, Don Weber instructs viewers how to make a Viking tool chest.

A toast to a gallant announcer

Monty Python - or maybe pirate - fans will revel in the "Best race horse name ever!" in a race video posted to YouTube.

Videos of A Sworded Affair online

Lady Simonis Adriane of House Fulbert reports that she has uploaded several videos of the progressive Rapier Tournament at the recent Sworded Affair in the Kingdom of Northshield. The videos are available on YouTube.

Marc and Patricia new Heirs to Western Throne

His Majesty King Jade reports that Viscount Marc de Arundel was the winner of the March 2011 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the West. His Highness was inspired by Patricia.

Making a drop spindle

The Joy of Handspinning website offers a short tutorial on how to make a drop spindle using wooden pieces from a craft or hobby store.

Stacking the shelves

Midrealm Kingdom Chronicler and librarian geek, Mistress Siobhan O'Neill, shares a longed-for method for organizing your bookshelves. (video)

Hrodir of Northshield speaks

THL Teffan of the Kingdom of Northshield reports that he has updated a video of a speech given by King Hrodir at His recent Tournament of Chivalry.

Fighter Auction Tourney at Canterbury Faire on YouTube

Alexandra reports that Grimr has posted a series of videos taken of the Fighter Auction Tourney at the Canterbury Faire this year to his YouTube account.