East Kingdom Gazette

The East Kingdom Gazette is an unofficial, volunteer-run blog which provides timely information about activities relevant to the East Kingdom of the Society for Creative Anachronism.

Tips for Pennsic Troll from the East Kingdom Gazette

So, you’re going to Pennsic. The last thing you want to do is get held up at Troll, right? Follow these simple tips, and getting in will be a breeze!

Campaign for Officer and Marshal Medallions

SCA officers and marshals who would like durable medallions with the badge of their office might be interested in a Kickstarter campaign being run by Combat Medallions.

Pennsic War Points and Schedule

Duke Edward Grey, the Pennsic Warlord, has posted the early agreements from War negotiations with the Middle Kingdom.

Q&A with Grand Council

Lady Heather Shea, the Questrix, answers questions about the Grand Council for the East Kingdom Gazette.

How To Prepare Documentation

As part of the East Kingdom Gazette’s ongoing “How to…” seriesLady Ose Silverhair shares her advice on preparing A&S project documentation.

Q&A: Registering Names and Devices with Mistress Alys Mackyntoich

Mistress Alys Mackyntoich answered a Q&A for the East Kingdom Gazette that covers the process of registering names and devices in the East Kingdom.

In Memoriam: Don Edmund the Lame

It is with great sadness that the Gazette reports on the passing of Don Edmund the Lame.

A Call for Bids for Pennsic 45 Mayor

So, you want to be the Pennsic Mayor?  Bids for Pennsic 45 (2016) will be accepted until 1 May 2014.

Changes to SCA Inc. Website

In early December, the SCA's official website got a new look.  Mistress Jessa, who is responsible for the website, discussed the changes in an article in the East Kingdom Gazette.

How to Write an Awards Recommendation

As part of a "How do I..." series the East Kingdom Gazette is running, Queen Avelina II wrote an article on how to write an awards recommendation letter.

Baron to Knight to Prince in a Day

Brennan mac Fearghus started last Saturday as a Baron.  Before he’d fought his first bout in Crown Tourney, he was a knight. By evening he was a prince.

Notes from Fourth Quarter BoD Meeting

The East Kingdom Gazette has published notes of the fourth quarter Board of Directors meeting.

The synopsis of the meeting can be found at the link below. This is not an official publication of the SCA Inc. nor the East Kingdom.

The Coronation of Kenric II and Avelina II

The East Kingdom Gazette provides a full account, with pictures, of last weekend's coronation of Kenric II and Avelina II at Barony of the Bridge.

The Passing of a Gentle Giant - Master El of the Two Knives

Master El of the Two Knives, one of the founders of the East Kingdom, passed away on October 1, 2013 after a long illness. He will be remembered for his kindness and his long years of service.

Artifacts of a Life Worth Examining

At Artifacts of Life this last weekend in the East Kingdom, artists displayed items they made that could have been left behind by a single historic person – their own SCA persona or someone else.

Rapier Peerage Proposal – What is it?

The East Kingdom Gazette provides a brief background to the proposed Rapier peerage.

Baroness Johanna Dudley answers the EK Gazette's Questions

Baroness Johanna Dudley was the first authorized female fighter in the East and former Baroness of Carolingia. The East Kingdom Gazette asked her to share her memories in a Q&A format, which she kindly did.

The East’s Pennsic Rapier Champions

The East Kingdom Gazette has posted a video album from the East Kingdom's bouts during the Rapier Champions war point bouts at Pennsic 42.

A Calontir First at Pennsic 42

This Pennsic the Kingdom of Calontir participated for the first time in the Rapier Champions with fighters who were authorized by Calontir in the form known as Cut and Thrust.

Pennsic 42 War Points – Who won which?

The East Kingdom Gazette breaks down the war point tallies for the two competing alliances at the recent Pennsic War.

Sir Tanaka Raiko made Tyger of the East

Sir Tanaka Raiko, who on Wednesday was named as the 17th Tyger of the East, generously shared with East Kingdom Gazette readers his memories of his induction into the order.

Traffic Detour to Pennsic

Mistress Jessa, via the East Kingdom Gazette, reports on traffic conditions at the approach to Pennsic War.

East Kingdom Gazette Pennsic Articles

The East Kingdom Gazette has created a page which lists all its articles related to Pennsic and links to the articles.

Q&A with Dean of the Pennsic School of European Dance

The East Kingdom Gazette interviews Honorable Lady Margherita Battistina, Dean of the School of European Dance.

Q&A with the Pennsic Watch’s Deputy Mayor

The East Kingdom Gazette continues their series of interview articles with members of the Pennsic staff.

Pennsic Booklet Available Online

The official Pennsic booklet, a Pilgrim's Guide to Pennsic War XLII, is now available online.  The booklet contains the site rules and a description of available services. 

Be Entertained at Pennsic

Lady Lorelei Skye, Dean of the Performing Arts College at Pennsic, has released the final schedule for the Pennsic Performing Arts Tent and Ampitheater – and invites you to enjoy the many new and returning performers.

Q&A with Andy Keleman, Director of SCA Web Ad

Andy Keleman, a commercial director based out of Pittsburgh, created a commercial for the SCA as his entry in a competition sponsored by Diners Club. He answered questions for the East Kingdom Gazette about creating the commercial with the SCA and his work.

A Guide to Archery at Pennsic

Baroness Ygraine of Kellswood provides a review of archery at Pennsic.

Proposed Revision to Corpora Section X – Grievances and Sanctions

The SCA’s Board of Directors sent out a request for comments on a proposed revision to Corpora that concerns Grievances and Sanctions.