Kingdom of Æthelmearc

Photos from AEthelmearc's Heralds and Scribes

An album of photos of the recent Heralds & Scribes event taken by Lord Eoghan Rurikson has been posted on the Flickr website. The event took place January 26, 2008 in the Shire of Sterlynge Vayle.

AEthelmearc 12th Night photos online

THL John Michael Thorpe has posted an album of photos from the recent 12th Night celebration in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc on the Photobucket website.

[AET] Stormsport's Winter Event

The Shire of Stormsport will host its annual winter event on March 1, 2008. This year we have a new site, St. Teresa's Catholic Church, 9 Third Avenue, Union City, PA 16438. The site opens at 9am and closes at 9pm.

The theme for this year's event is love- yes, this can be romantic love, or courtly love, but we mainly want to focus on our love of AEthelmearc, of the Society and of the Dream. Join us for fun and Location:
Shire of Stormsport (Union City, Pennsylvania)

Bonita of Steltonwald placed on vigil for Order of the Pelican

THL Matilda Bosvyle de Bela Acqua, Silver Buccle Herald for the Kingdom of AEthelmearc, reports that Their Majesties Duncan and Ilish have placed THL Bonita of Steltonwald on vigil for elevation to the Order of the Pelican.

Duchess Tessa the Huntress created Pelican in AEthelmearc

At Their recent 12th Night celebration in the Barony of Endless Hills, Their Majesties Duncan and Ilish, of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc, inducted Duchess Tessa the Huntress into the most noble Order of the Pelican.

[AET] Blackstone Raid XVII

Oyez! Oyez! Oyez! The rumors of Midrealm aggression are true! For the 17th year, the Midrealm army intends to invade the southern lands of glorious Aethelmearc. Their soldiers intend to take your coal and test your steel. We are putting out the call to our fellow countrymen to come defend the land.

We beg the attendance of all heavy weapons fighters and fencers to repel the foreign hordes. Weapons Location:
Barony of Blackstone Mountain (Ripley, West Virginia)

[AET] Regional Dance Practice

Come one and all to Regional Dance practice on Feb 10th form 1 to 4pm. All levels of experience are welcome!!

Elk's Endicott Lodge 619 N. Nanticoke Ave Endicott, NY 13760.

From Rt17:
Take exit 67n Endicott, on to 26N go under the overpass and take the ramp up onto Main St.heading west. Go past Wendy's, McDonalds and Pizza Hut (all of these are on Main St. heading west) at the LIGHT Location:
Shire of Sterlynge Vayle (Endicott, New York)

[AET] Carnivale

Come help the Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands celebrate the festival of Carnivale in the high Venetian style. The day will feature quests, games, music, merriment and dance culminating in a grand masked ball in the evening.

All this for our guest of honor Signora Tomasia da Collivento as she sits vigil to contemplate elevation to the most noble Order of the Laurel. This revelry will be held at the Lodge at North Park of Allegheny County, (no street #) North Ridge Rd, Allison Park, PA 15101. The site will open at 9 am and close at 10 pm. Location:
Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands (Allison Park, Pennsylvania)

[AET] College of Three Ravens 2008

The Barony of Thescorre is pleased to announce The College of Three Ravens to be held on February 23, 2008, at the Western Presbyterian Church, 101 East Main Street, Palmyra, NY (phone: 315-597-9171). The hall opens at 9 AM and closes at 9 PM. The site is very dry, non-smoking & all flames must be enclosed. The site is not handicapped accessible.

The College theme for this year is: "Everything Middle Eastern and Asian". We would like to see classes that have a ME or Asian bent to them.View class list here. Location:
Barony of Thescorre (Palmyra, New York)

[AET] AEthelmearc Crown Tournament

Unto the Noble Lords and Ladies of the Sylvan Kingdom of AEthelmearc, come one, come all. The Shire of Heronter is pleased and proud to host AEthelmearc's 2008 Spring Crown Tournament to choose the heirs to Khalek & Branwyn.

The event will take place at Boy Scout Camp Merz (5297 West Lake Road, Mayville NY 14757). Site opens on Friday, May 2nd at 6 PM and closes on Sunday, May 4th at noon. Any gentles still on site will be handed a broom and thanked for volunteering to help us clean up! Cabins with electricity are available, but the tent spaces are closer to the tournament field. Tournament pavillions to surround the list field are heartily welcomed! Please notify the steward if you need disabled-accessible facilities. Location:
Shire of Heronter (Mayville New York)

[AET] Siege of Harlech Castle

All fighters and combat archers of these Sylvan Lands are called to the Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands to besiege or defend the Castle! The year is 1404, and a brave English garrison defends Harlech castle from the assault of Welsh forces led by Owen Glendower.

Owen's victory allowed him to occupy Harlech as his base for the next 5 years, after which the English re-conquered this Edwardian stronghold. On April 5, 2008, the English shall once again defend Harlech against the Welsh attackers, and we shall see who triumphs this day. Location:
Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands (Wexford, Pennsylvania)

[AET] Courtlandslot's A&S Workshop

Ice Dragon's around the corner! Have you started a project or need some ideas? Come join us on Feb 2 from 10-5 at the Masonic Lodge at 28 Main st, Marathon NY, 13830. Bring a project to work on or just come see what everyone is doing.

Segeine promises a substantial sideboard, including her famous onion pie. The site is dry and changing space is limited to the restrooms. Site fee is $8 for the day, children 10 and under 1/2 price, 5 and under free. There is the usual $3 surcharge for non-members. Location:
Shire of Courtlandslot (Marathon, New York)

[AET] Tournament of the White Hart

The Shire of Port Oasis invites all lovers and fighters to the 12th Annual Tournament of the White Hart, February 22 -24, 2008, at the Cabell County 4-H Camp (6040 Booten Creek Road, Barboursville, WV, 25504).

The event will feature the traditional heavy weapons tournament emphasizing love and chivalry. Other activities of the day will include fencing, an Arts and Sciences competition, archery, children's activities, and more. The event will open at 6 p.m. on Friday and close at 10 a.m. on Sunday. Location:
Shire of Port Oasis (Barboursville, West Virginia)

[AET] Regional Archery Practice

Regional Archery practice will be Sunday Jan 20th from 11:00am to 3:00pm. Feel free to show up any time during those times to shoot. We will again be shooting at Gander Mountain in Johnson City. This is for the Winter Challenge.

The address is 528 Harry L. Dr Johnson City NY 13790 for those of you that would like to mapquest it. Location:
AEthelmearc (Johnson City, New York)

[AET] Regional Dance Practice

Just a friendly reminder that there is regional dance practice January 6, 2008 from 1pm to 5pm. Come learn a new dance or practice and old one. All levels of experience are welcome. We will be learning the dances that will be danced at 12th night.

The Address is Elk's Endicott Lodge 619 N. Nanticoke Ave Endicott, NY 13760.

Take exit 67n Endicott, on to 26N go under the overpass and take the Location:
Shire of Sterlynge Vayle (Endicott, New York)

[AET] Combat Symposium

I present to you a 2-day extravaganza of fighting geared to female fighters, there will also be classes for men and pickups to be had by all on Sunday. The Combat Symposium will be held March 1and 2, 2007, 10AM to 6PM.

The site for day one is at the St. Andrews United Methodist church in Weston Mills, NY. The site for day two is Showers United Methodist church in Olean, NY

Food: We will be ordering out for food so plan ahead with some cash to cover pizza or Chinese Location:
Shire of Blackwater (Olean, New York)

Otfrid Ammerthaler to be elevated to Pelican in AEthelmearc

At Their recent Court at Baronial Coronation in Rhydderich Hael, Their Majesties Duncan and Ilish offered Lord Otfrid Ammerthaler elevation into the Order of the Pelican.

Ulric Wulfricson, bastion of Pennsic Tech Services, enters Valhalla

The Kingdom of AEthelmearc and the SCA grieve for the loss of THL Ulric Wulfricson, who entered Valhalla on December 16. Ulric was known for his extensive service, including keeping the lights running for the A&S and performance tents at Pennsic War as part of the Technical Services team.

[AET] Feast of the Seven Deadly Sins

See sins, swashbuckling and spice at the Feast of The Seven Deadly Sins as the Barony of Delftwood celebrates the Silk Road on February 16, 2008! Come join us at a site not visited in many years, May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Church in Dewitt, NY, where we will offer you a variety of pleasures from the Near and Far East including a hoffla, a Japanese tea ceremony, a Japanese dayboard, and a Feast starting in China and working westward to Europe through the removes. Location:
Barony of Delftwood (Dewitt, New York)

[AET] A Fool's Court in Myrkfaelinn

Come journey to the fool's court of Myrkfaelinn for a day of pun and games. Are you up to the challenge? There will be something for both heavy and youth fighters, as well as games and youth activities.

Merchants welcome, but space is limited, contact autocrat. The event will be at the magnificent Risley Hall at Cornell University (515 Thurston Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850.)

Doors open at 10am. We will be having a light lunch board in the afternoon. Location:
Dominion of Myrkfaelinn (Ithaca, New York)

SCA members "playing seriously at make-believe"

The present met the past recently as members of the Shire of Abhainn Ciach Ghlais and the Shire of Nithgaard met for Fiber, Fabric and Fighting. Favid Kagan of the Williamsport, PA Sun-Gazette Correspondent had the story. (photos)

Rapier Academy photos online

Dona Alessandra Bentivegna da Faenza, called Yasmina reports that Baron Steffan has posted an album of photos from the recent Rapier Academy in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.

[ATL] Regional Dance Practice and Heavy Muster

Join us for a regional muster and a regional fight practice Sunday, December 2, noon for fighting, 1 PM for dance.

Dominion of Myrkfaelinn

Risley Hall, Cornell University

Directions: If coming from the north, take Route 13 (exit 11 on I-81 South): Follow 13 S through the town of Dryden . After turning left to stay on 13 S past Dryden, look for Route 366 (it's at a traffic-lighted intersection). Turn left onto route 366; at a 3-way stop 366 peels off Location:
Dominion of Myrkfaelinn (Ithaca, New York)

AEthelmearc's fencing community grows

Lord Stephan Calvert deGrey of the Barony of the Rhydderich Hael reports that a baby daughter was born to Don Ivan ap Myrddin and Doña Elisa inn Rau Hara November 3, 2007.

Queen of Tarts in AEthelmearc

There will be a cooking competition at Kingdom 12th Night in Endless Hills. The subject? Historical tarts (not street walkers, but pies without a lid)!

AEthelmearc Fall 2007 Coronation photos online

Alaxandair offers an album of over 200 photos from the recent Fall 2007 Coronation in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.

Æthlemearc Royals proud parents of baby daughter

It has been reported on the AEthelmearc list that Their Majesties Ilish and Duncan are the proud parent of a daughter: Isabell Mila Katherine Meka.

[AET] Kingdom 12th Night

We invite all good gentles to join in the merriment and cheer at the Aethelmearc Kingdom Twelfth Night celebration on Saturday, January 12, 2008 in the Barony of Endless Hills. The event will be held at the Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority/Saint Rose Academy, 1300 Old Plank Road, Mayfield, PA, 18407.

We have procured a most marvelous hall for feasting, meetings, courts and dancing! Bring your best garb and revel in our sun-filled atrium! The hall opens at 9 am and closes at 9:30 pm. This is a discretely damp site (period containers please), and enclosed flame is allowed. The site is fully handicapped accessible and there is adequate parking for all vehicles. A bounteous lunch is included with the site Location:
Barony of Endless Hills (Mayfield, Pennsylvania)

SCAdian costumer featured in gallery show

Sally Fink of Westmont, Pennsylvania, was featured recently in a show entitled “Fantasy Fashions” by the Laurel Arts Gallery. A laurel in the Society for Creative Anachronism, Fink exhibited "five costume dresses and four hats she designed and created" which she calls "art to wear."

[AET] Hallowtide III

The Shire of Blackwater once again invites you to find time to come celebrate with us our Hallowtide on November 3rd 2007 A.S. XLII.

As the harvest is in and the domestic animals safely brought in it is time to celebrate and observe the change of seasons. We've had good luck in the past events and we've been blessed with good weather and good friends coming to celebrate with us. Come and help us continue that tradition. We will have Location:
Shire of Blackwater (Olean, New York)