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.

SCA: “4H for Medieval Enthusiasts”

Caylie Sadin, a reporter for NewCity, "Chicago’s only locally owned and operated cultural weekly," recently spent a day at Twelfth Night, an SA event in the Middle Kingdom. Her observations and interviews with SCA members are recorded in a January 27, 2012 article.

First Same-Gender Couple to Ascend Baronial Thrones in Caid

Baron Ursul and Baroness Colette of Caid’s Barony of Gyldenholt have made SCA history by inviting a same-gender couple to become their heirs (posted with kind permission of the author, Mistress Caitlin Christiana Wintour).

Estrella War Shenanigans

Hello all and sundry. Lord Patrick the Butcher, Bard of the Sun here. You may or may not have heard that we are planning to make this Estrella war the most fun war ever, in the history of wars, and the College Of Bards needs your help, though you may not be a Bard.

SCA 50 Year Anniversary

Mistress Alys Graye of the West Kingdom requests input from the Known World regarding a West Kingdom bid for an event celebrating the 50 year anniversary of the SCA.

SCA Classifieds

Born of a need by the owner to sell used gear of his own, SCA Classifieds is a site for SCA members to buy, sell, trade, giveaway and ask for SCA-related stuff, and there is no charge to list items for sale.

SCA Classifieds unveiled

William Castille reports that he has created a website for SCA members who want to buy or sell SCA gear.

Canton of Green Lion Bay achieves full status

Chirhart and Jeanne, Baron & Baroness of Bright Hills in the Kingdom of Atlantia, report that the Canton of Green Lion Bay is now an official branch of the Society for Creative Anachronism.

Marian of Heatherdale winner of 2011 Pegasus Award

Folk and filk singer Heather Dale, known in the SCA as Mistress Marian of Heatherdale, is the winner of the 2011 Pegasus Award for Best Romantic Song. The winning song, As I Am is available on the album Avalon.

Cultural Quirks of Fighting in An Tir, or, Musings on Why the Inspirational Equality Movement May Have Started Here

Ariel de Courtenay, one of the founders of the Inspirational Equality advocacy group, offers an opinion on what about An Tir's culture may have caused this movement to originate in that particular kingdom.

SCA Board Rules on Same Gender Couples in SCA Leadership

On Saturday, October 15, the seven members of the Board of the Society for Creative Anachronism met in Seattle for the open session day of their quarterly meeting. While many items of business were on the agenda, the topic of highest interest for many was the issue of same-gender couple leadership in the SCA.

Dragon's Mist elevated to Barony

On 24 Sept AS 46 Their Royal Majesties Thorin and Dagmear of An Tir elevated the Shire of Dragon's Mist to the Barony of Dragon's Mist and invested Refr ordloker Fiachson and Svava in litla as the Baron & Baroness.

You asked! Answers to the top 15 FAQs from Inspirational Equality

The Inspirational Equality advocacy group provides answers to some of the most common questions it has received about the proposed amendment to corpora to allow same-gender couples in Royal lists.

Same-Gender Couples March in An Tir List Processional

At Crown Tourney on Saturday, September 4, 2011, An Tirians once again took to the list field to fight for the cause of Inspirational Equality -- the right of all couples, regardless of gender, to enter Royal Lists in the SCA.

New Yahoo persona development discussion group created

Gise of the Kingdom of Atlantia reports that she has created a new Yahoo discussion group for SCA persona development. The group is open to all SCA participants.