An Tir

Kingdom of An Tir

A Grand Thing

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The Barony of Stromgard and the Village of Bjorgvin would like the invite you all to A Grand Thing. This will be a period event, focusing on Norse and Irish traditions of the Viking Era, with fighting, contests, games, and a grand feast! There will be a multi-weapons tournament, A Viking raiders tournament of ships, and a monastery raid where you get to keep all the booty you can escape with.

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Barony of Stromgard (Stevenson, Washington)

An Tir War Moot

We now have an official site for the next War moot on Crown Council Weekend! The site is the Westmoreland Park in Portland, Oregon.

Rapier Ithra & War II

The Barony of Wastekeep invites you to join us for a new season of Rapier at the Connell Community Center, March 25 - 26, 2006. The gate opens at 8:30am on Saturday, March 25 and ends 4:00 PM on Sunday, March 26. Site Fee,$10.00 Adult, children $5.00, NMS $3.00 -- checks payable to SCA, Inc.-Barony of Wastekeep.

Irish Feast & Ithra

Come and join us at the Irish Feast & Ithra April 1st in Longview, Washington. All classes are "first-come, first-serve," so we encourage you to register early!

Wealdsmere’s Champions Tourney & Newcomers Allthing

Come one come all to the Barony of Wealdsmere’s annual Champion’s Tournament and Newcomer’s encampment. We will be determining All of Wealdsmere’s Champions.

Stonefire

Stonefire is an online gallery of bronze, pewter and ceramic art.

Baron Hemidal Memorial Tournament

http://www.geocities.com/myrtleholt/hemidal.html

Help us honor our fallen hero, Baron Matthew Hemidal. Site opens Friday, June 2, at 3pm. There will be a heavy tournament on Saturday, armor checks at 10am, fighters bring all of your weapons. There will also be an archery tournament on Saturday. The feast begins Saturday evening around 6pm, and will be followed by music and merriment around the fire.

An Tir to host Known World Chirurgeon Symposium

Lady Sophia, Known World Chirurgeon Symposium Coordinator, has announced that this event will be held May 6 and 7 as part of the 40 Year Celebration event.

Spring Ithra in Shittimwoode

Greetings Ithra fans from Helene de Navarre, Chancellor of Ithra, Borderlands Campus-- I am pleased to *finally* announce that the Spring Ithra in Shittimwoode, March 11-12 is ready for registration!

Canterbury Faire to Leave Kent County, Washington

Due to decreased attendance, organizers of the Canterbury Arts Festival in Kent, Washington, better known as Canterbury Faire, have decided to drop the Faire from their schedule.

Car and SCA Items Stolen in AnTir

THL Alainne de Lacy reports that her automobile containing some SCA possessions was stolen January 20, 2006 near Salem, Oregon.

SCA Fortieth Year Celebration

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http://www.40yearcelebration.com/

From the event web site:

"Come ye one and all to the 40th Year Celebration of the Society for Creative Anachronism in the great Kingdom of An Tir! This glorious revel will take place in Randle, Washington from May 5th to 15th, 2006, sponsored by the Shire of Fire Mountain Keep and the Barony of Glymm Mere. Location:
Shire of Fire Mountain Keep and Barony of Glymm Mere, An Tir (Randle, Washington, USA)

Founding Revel XXVI

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Come celebrate our 26th year with us! We've come a long way baby! Witness the first court of our new Baron and Baroness. Find out who our new A&S Champion will be. Kids, make sure your stead is in good form for the Equestrian games! View the display of Stromgard's history. Sharpen your mind to keep up with the many table games. Grab a partner and join in the dance! Oh! And don't forget your feast gear! There will be plenty of great food!

Daffodil XXIX

The Baron and Baroness of Seagirt invite you to attend the 28th Daffodil Tournament and Feast. Join Their Excellencies James and Glynis as they host guests from the far corners of An Tir and watch the tournaments to choose the Defender of Seagirt (armoured) and the Captain of the Grenadiers (rapier). There will also be a prize target archery tournament. Their Highnesses Tir Righ will be in attendance.

Festival of Khleb-sol'

Ice grips the land and Kievan Rus' is blanketed in snow, but here you will find the warmth of friendship! Join us as we celebrate hospitality and brotherhood at the Festival of Khleb-sol' and Bratchina (Festival of Hospitality and Feast of Brothers)!

Robin Netherton to Lecture in An Tir

Oriana of Myrtlewood, Chancellor of Rivers Ithra, has announced that noted costuming expert Robin Netherton will be presenting lectures on March 25, 2006 in Forest Grove, Oregon.

The SCA shows snowflake spirit

The Herald and News reports from the Snowflake Festival Parade, in Klamath Falls, Oregon, where the best seats were at a mobile feast created by members of the SCA.

Yule Feast

'Tis the Season for celebration! The Barony of Vulkanfeldt welcomes the populace of An Tir to our annual, but first Baronial, Yule Feast.

11th Night: Summits Winter Investiture

The warm fires of the winter hearth welcome you to the Investiture of the new Prince and Princess. Join the Shire of Coeur du Val, and the glorious Principality of the Summits, in welcoming the new holders of the Alpine thrones. Great will be the tales told on that day and generous will be our hearts to the far-traveller.

An Tir A&S Championship

Their Royal Majesties and the Barony of Dragon’s Laire invite you to participate in the excitement and beauty that is Kingdom A&S 2006. The all-encompassing world of this competition may surprise those who have not attended before. If you can touch it, taste it, smell it, hear it, wear it or be hit over the head with it ….. that is an art form. Art and Science surrounds our senses and is what “creates

An Tir Twelfth Night 2006

It is time to begin plans and preparations for our most glorious winter event. Come join Their Majesties in the Barony of Three Mountains to crown their Royal Successors. Enjoy the many activities that include a Grand Ball and Heraldic Costume and Banner Contest on Friday night, the Kingdom Rapier Championship and much, much, more.

English Backsword Workshop in Central Washington

Knights of Arador Swordplay Academy will present a workshop on the English Backsword "a la George Silver" in Moses Lake, Washington November 12-13 2005.

SCA Trailer Stolen in An Tir

Kaðlin in Stórráða has reported that a trailer belonging to HL Kolfinna and Sir Torfin containing much SCA gear was stolen from their home in Portland, Oregon October 14, 2005.

Samhain

The Shire of Glyn Dwfn invites you to join us in the fair southern lands of the Realm for a day of learning, feasting and merriment. To nourish the mind, we offer a Gryphons College with a variety of classes, workshops and discussions with a wide range of subjects and skill levels. A&S, administration, a special all day track for fighters. As day fades into night, there will be a Roman repast to nourish the body and delight the palate, followed by dancing. Don't forget the final judging and prize announcements will be made for the Gold Key Contest with the Most Amazing Prizes Ever!

Octoberfest

The Barony of Wealdsmere invites you to a day of Tournaments and Feasting. We will be holding our annual Toys for Tots Championships. These include a heavy and fencing tourney, as well as an A&S, Bardic and Games competition. The cost to enter any of the tourneys or contests is a new, unwrapped toy. Also, anyone who is not entering a contest may feel free to donate!

Harvest Celebration IV

Unto the populace of An Tir, greetings from Ambergard Shire. Again the harvest has been found to be plentiful, and we now find that we long for friends old and new to gather to share our bounty.

Feast Upon the Day of Saint Hedwig VII

Come join with the populace of the Shire of Herons Reach in celebrating yet another year's moss harvest. Though the summer drought has slowed the amount of harvest, the quality is superb. Saturday, October 22nd, a potluck feast will be held to commemorate the Day of St. Hedwig, the patron saint of moss gatherers.

Gothic Ithra

The Barony of Stromgaard and the University of Ithra, Rivers campus bring you a Gothic Ithra on November 5-6, 2005 with a 14th century focus.

Celebrating medieval life: SCA members dress, dance and play like characters of long ago

The Corvallis Gazette-Times visits a fighter practice and learns about the SCA.

Duke Sven Gunnarson New Prince of An Tir

Kaðlin in Stórráða reports that Duke Sven Gunnarson, inspired by Duchess Signy Oksendahl, was victorious in the recent An Tir Crown Tourney.