Current Middle Ages

This topic covers aspects of re-creation/re-enactment, as distinct from historical life. Examples include articles about making campsites more authentic, shopping for historical-friendly supplies in the modern marketplace, music or poetry set in our "modern middle ages" rather than from the historical middle ages, and so on.

Pilgrim's Fount recognized as full status group

Jamys Chapman, Herald and Chronicler for the Incipient Shire of Pilgrim's Fount, reports that on September 7, 2013, Their Majesties John and Emma of the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann, announced the advancement to full status of the Incipient Shire of Pilgrim's Fount.

What it means to be a Peer

On a recent entry on the Random Stream of Consciousness blog, joeguppy, writing from the Kingdom of Caid, considers what it means to be a Peer in the SCA.

Vehicles with trailers targeted

Carowyn encourages travelers to the Pennsic War to take care in securing trailers carrying gear with a lock to prevent theft of the trailer.

SCA recognized in Berkeley history article

Steven Finacom of the Berkeley Historical Society looks at the city's history from late April to early May, and includes the first event of what would become the Society for Creative Anachronism on May 1, 1966. The short article appears in the San Jose Mercury News.

SCA offers tutorials on Social Media

Lady Avelyn Wexcombe, Interim Social Media Coordinator for the Kingdom of Ealdormere, reports that the Society Social Media Officer, Lord Tobias Morgan, has posted some new tools and links from of the SCA's home page.

Film of the SCA "Second/Third Tournament" on YouTube

John Edgerton reports that video from the Second Tourney of the Society for Creative Anachronism, which took place June 25, 1966 in the park above Berkeley, California, is now available to view on YouTube. Transferred from Super 8 film, the video has no audio.

Invitation to the Enchanted Ground

Duke Cariadoc of the Bow has issued his annual invitation to Pennsic attendees to camp at or visit the Enchanted Ground.

Meridies grad student seeks living history info

Lady Cicilia Violi, a graduate student from the Savannah College of Art and Design, is seeking information from re-enactors who work and play in the living history world.

[LOC] Persona Feast

Abertridwr presents Persona Feast April 13, 2013 in Roleystone WA

Shire of Bryngolau advances to full status

At Their Court at Stag's Con, Their Majesties Garick and Jasamine of the Kingdom of the Outlands accepted a petition from the Incipient Shire of Bryngolau to advance to Full Status. Being passed by the Board of Directors of the SCA, Inc., the request was granted.

Introducing the Office of SCA Staffing

The Board of Directors of the SCA, Inc. would like to announce the launch of a new Office of SCA Staffing (OSS)  as a Special Deputy under the President of the Society.

Highlights From the January 26, 2013 BoD Meeting

On the East Kingdom Gazette website, Leonette reports on the SCA Board of Director's meeting which took place January 26, 2013 in Tucson, Arizona.

Two new members for SCA Ltd (Australia) Board

Carolyn Fraser, Secretary SCA Ltd, reports that two new members have been appointed to the Board of Directors of SCA Ltd (Australia).

Endewearde advanced to baronial status

The correspondants of the East Kingdom Gazette report that the Board of Directors of the SCA have approved the advancement of the Shire of Endewearde to baronial status. The announcement took place at the January 26, 2013 BoD meeting.

SCA Board of Directors Meeting

The Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism will meet on January 26, 2013 in Tucson, Arizona.

SCA joins Facebook

The Society for Creative Anachronism now has an official presence on Facebook. Maintained by the Social Media Director, the website includes a variety of links and contributed content of interest to SCA members.

Abertridwr advanced to Barony in Lochac

Oblio the Heretic of the Western Shores In the Kingdom of Lochac reports that  Baron Kilic (Steven Baker), Chairman of the Board of the SCAA, the Board of Directors applicable to the Kingdom of Lochac, has announced the advancement of the Shire of Abertridwr to Barony.

Rowany Festival Equipment bookings

Gudrun and Ladislaus, 2013 Rowany Festival Stewards, report that equipment bookings forms for the Festival are now available online.

[WES] Cynagua Business Meeting

It is that time again for our semi-annual business meeting. We have a new location for this one and I am already in love with the owner, he is fabulous. His banquet room holds 50 and he stated we can add to that if necessary. I will be trying out the food this weekend, but if what I heard online is true, we are looking at some good stuff.

20 Reasons to buy an SCA Membership & Renew if you Play

Duchess Katerina O'Callaghan of the Kingdom of Atenveldt offers 20 reasons those who play in the SCA should purchase a membership.

Online magazine keeps East Kingdom subjects in the know

A team of dedicated volunteers, led by Mistress Catrin o’r Rhyd For, has created an online magazine/blog, the East Kingdom Gazette,  "which provides timely information about activities relevant to the East Kingdom of the Society for Creative Anachronism."

First Pennsic Cryptogram Solved

The first of  a set of cryptograms from Pennsic has been solved.  Sir Ephraim ben Shlomo (Middle) successfully deciphered one of the puzzles to reveal the text on the flyer of the original May Day Party.

Announcement from the Event Stewards for the SCA 50 Year Celebration

Duchess Elina and Master Llewellyn, Event Stewards for the SCA 50 Year Celebration, offer some information on the event which will take place June 17-27 2016.

Duke Cariadoc interviewed at Pennsic 41

The staff of the Pennsic Independent has added a podcast to their many services to the community. Among the Pennsic 41 interviews was one with Duke Cariadoc of the Bow (David D. Friedman) about Pennsic and the Society for Creative Anachronism.

First Cynaguan Princess in her Own Right invested at Summer Investiture

On July 14, 2012, in the Province of Golden Rivers (Sacramento, CA), Sir Mari Alexander and Master Brocc of Alderden were Invested as Princess and Prince of Cynagua.

SCA, Inc. Announces the 50 Year Celebration in 2016 will be held in the Midrealm

After reviewing multiple event bids, the SCA Board of Directors has announced that the Fifty Year Celebration will be held in the Middle Kingdom.

Poor Man's Pennsic brings fun and a "small Renaissance fair" to Grand Rapids, Wisconsin

Casey Lake of the Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune joined the Shire of Falcon's Keep for a day of fighting and revelry. Poor Man's Pennsic marked its 20th anniversary this year.

Same-Gender Consort Proposal

In continuation of its investigation of the matter of same gender couples competing in Crown list, the Board is continuing its quest to solicit commentary on potential language changes to its governing documents regarding this issue.

Sinister Developments in Drachenwald: Leftist Conspiracy?

Reporters working for a Drachenwald publication, ye Sunne in Splendour, have uncovered evidence of a Leftist Power Grab in Drachenwald.

"CPAPs at Pennsic" updated for 2012

Master Phillip the Pilgrim has updated his article on powering CPAP machines and other medical devices at Pennsic-style camping events with new content and pictures.