Kingdom of Æthelmearc

[AET] Music and Dance Collegium

When the winter winds blow and the days are short and dreary, what better way to shake off the doldrums than to play or sing a cheery tune and merrily dance about?

AEthelmearc event photos online

Dragos Pelikanos reports that he has created three albums of photos from events which took place recently in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. The photos are available on PicasaWeb.

[AET] Heralds and Scribes

Let the word go forth that the Shire of Sterlynge Vayle will be hosting Heralds and Scribes on April 2, 2011 at the Trinity Memorial Church, 44 Main St., Binghamton NY.

[AET] Thrown Weapons Regional

The Shire of Heronter would like to invite you to a regional thrown weapons practice to be held at an indoor site! Come knock the rust off those axes, knives and spears...

Shire of Ballachlagan advanced to full status

At Their recent Baronial Twelfth Night Celebration held in the Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands, Duncan and Ilish, King and Queen of Aethelmearc, announced that Their Kingdom is to have a new shire.

[MER] Golden Lily XII

The Shire of Beau Fort will be hosting Golden Lily XII on February 18-20, 2011 at Indian Springs Group Camp in Flovilla, GA. We cordially invite you to join us as we celebrate the Legend of Finn mac Cumhaill as told in 10th century Ireland. It's a story of wisdom, a salmon, a bard and a warrior; it's a tale of birth, boyhood, love and death.

[AET] College of Three Ravens

Warm greetings to the populace of glorious AEthelmearc! The Barony of Thescorre wishes to ensure that there will be opportunities for gathering, learning, feasting, and festivities in the cold of the new year. We cordially invite you to our annual Schola, the College of Three Ravens on February 26, 2011.

Two elevated to peerages in AEthelmearc

THLord Brandubh O'Donnghaile, Silver Buccle Herald for the Kingdom of AEthelmearc, reports that Their Majesties Duncan and Ilish, King and Queen of Aethelmearc, have chosen to elevate two of Their subjects to peerages at Their recent 12th Night celebration.

[AET] Vikings on the River

'Lo, there do you see your father. 'Lo, there do your see you mother, and your sisters, and your brothers. 'Lo, there do you see the line of your people. 'Lo, do they call to you. They bid you take your place among them on
April 2, A.S. XLV in the Shire of Riversedge.

[AET] Winter Gathering

The Dominion of Myrkfaelinn extends an invitation to one and all to visit us for a day of Tournament, Melee, Fencing, Feasting, A&S and dancing.

Living the life medieval in a Pennsylvania castle

Twelve years after they were married, SCA members Cara McCandless and Barton Branstetter decided to translate their memories of England into a medieval home of their own. Gretchen McKay, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, visted the castle and interviewed the couple. (photos)

Port Oasis celebrates 12th night

"We just take this time to share medieval foods, arts, crafts and even fencing with one another and the public," said Leland Hoburg of the Shire of Port Oasis about the group's recent 12th Night celebration. Lacie Pierson of the Huntington (West  Virginia) Herald-Dispatch has the story. (photo)

[AET] 15th Tournament of the White Hart

Come once again to join your friends in Port Oasis for the 15th tournament of the White Hart. This year in addition to hosting the tournaments for the Lord, Champion, Yeoman, and Artisan of the White Hart we will be holding our event on the Field of Cloth of Gold in 1520.

[AET] Ice Dragon 2011

The Baron of Rhydderich Hael presents ice Dragon 2011.

SCA group celebrates 12th Night in historic West Virginia church

Members of the Incipient Shire of Ballachlagan (Kingdom of AEthelmearc) recently teamed with students from Brooke High School to celebrate Twelfth Night at Olde St. John Episcopal Church in Wheeling, West Virginia. Warren Scott of the Herald Star attended the event.

[AET] Spring Crown Tournament

Spring has come to Aethelmearc, and the southern lands welcome the new season with an explosion of new green leaves and bright yellow and vibrant purple flowers. With such regal colors, thoughts drift towards Aethelmearc's need for Heirs.

[AET] Region 5 Heavy Practice

The Barony of Delftwood will be hosting a regional heavy weapons fight practice on Sunday, January 15th beginning at noon. I invite all that would hone their martial skills and have a good time to attend.

Euriol of Lothian to be elevated to Laurel in AEthelmearc

Donata Bonacorsi of the West Kingdom reports that former West resident Mistress Euriol of Lothian has been invited into the Order of the Laurel by Their Majesties of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.

[AET] Blackstone Raid XX

Allies of AEthelmearc heed our call!!! As we begin to stir from beneath the heavy blanket of winter, so to does the Dragon of the Kingdom of the Midrealm stir from its slumber and cast its greedy eye towards our fair land and its precious black stones. The time has come to rally together and be counted among those who will stand against the might of the Midrealm and protect our Sylvan lands!

[AET] Celebration of the Holly King

Lords and ladies, nobles and good gentles of all ages, pack up the long ships and make for Delftwood as we celebrate Yule the way every good Viking should.

Two to be elevated in AEthelmearc

At Her Court on November 13, 2010, Ilish, Queen of Aethelmearc, placed two of Her subjects, Baroness Teresa Gabriella de Montoya y Sevilla and Lady Alianor de Ravenglas, on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Peerage.

[AET] Baronial Twelfth Night

The Twelfth Night Celebration for the Barony Marche of the Debatable Lands is soon to come! Many hands are working together to make this Twelfth Night full of fun and merriment.

Three vigiled at AEthelmearc Crown Tournament

THLord Brandubh Donnghaile, Silver Buccle Herald for the Kingdom of AEthelmearc reports that, at Their Autumn 2010 Crown Tournament, Their Majesties Duncan and Ilish recognized the skill and service of three of Their citizens by placing them on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Peerage.

SCA author alleges theft of article by print magazine

In 2005, Monica Gaudio wrote an article entitled A Tale of Two Tarts for Ice Dragon and allowed it to be published on the website. Recently the entire article was published without permission in Cooks Source Magazine, producing an explosion of commentary on the Internet.

[AET] Fabric, Fiber, Fighting, Fencing, & Fishing

The Shire of Abhainn Ciach Ghlais will host the eighth annual textile symposium on the weekend of November 19-21, at the Sieg Conference Center located on Narrows Road in Lamar, PA (no street address).

Final strike in Crown Tournament captured

Thorpe reports that he has captured the final stroke of the Fall 2010 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. His entire album is available to view on PhotoBucket.

AEthelmearc Fall 2010 Crown Tourney combatants announced

Their Majesties Duncan and Ilish of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc have announced the list of combatants and their consorts for Their Upcoming Crown Tournament.

[AET] Queen's Rapier Championship

Her Royal Majesty has decided that all sly swordsmen (and women) of slashing steel should compete to be Her Royal Champion of the Fence. In order to decide who will fill this prestigious role, She has asked the Shire of Stormsport (Erie, PA) to host a grand tournament on October 9, 2010.

[AET] Candle in the Dark

Come join the Dominion of Myrkfaelinn on October 30, 2010 between 9am and 10pm as we celebrate the end of the summer, and light a candle against the coming darkness. The event will be at the 4H site at 418 Lower CREEK Road, just off Route 13 in Ithaca, NY 14850.

[AET] Fall Session of AEthelmearc AEcademy

The skillful and scholarly roam throughout the Sylvan Lands of AEthelmearc, yet from time to time they gather together in one place to share their knowledge and talents with the populace. The Barony of Thescorre is pleased to invite you to attend the Fall Session of AEthelmearc AEcademy on November 13, 2010.