An Tir

Kingdom of An Tir

From hoodies and sneakers to armor and swords

Visitors to the first Antioch Invitational in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, were offered a glimpse of the Middle Ages when the local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism demonstrated its skills at the Albion Fairgrounds. Reporter Mitch Thompson of the Maple Ridge Times has the story.

[ANT] Youth Althing

In response to desperate pleas from frustrated parents of An Tir, the Shire of Midhaven is once again holding a Youth Althing.  A day of activity for kids who are bored with events that only have activities for adults.

[ANT] An Tir Twelfth Night 2012

Greetings, nobles from across the Knowne World! An Tir celebrates 30 years as a kingdom, and invites one and all the coronation of the new King and Queen, January 6-7, 2012!

[ANT] Egil Skallagrimson Memorial Tournament

Come join us for the Ports of the Norse World! Please join us for Memorial Day weekend, Friday May 25th to Monday May 28th 2012, at beautiful Lynx Hollow Park outside of Creswell, Oregon.

An Tir subjects elevated at Emprise of the Black Lion

THL Alessandra da Montefeltro and THL Angharad Albanes report that Their Royal Majesties Thorin VII and Dagmaer II of the Kingdom of An Tir offered elevation to the Peerage to three members of Their populace at the September 17, 2011 Emprise of the Black Lion.

Peerages offered at An Tir Crown Tournament

THL Angharad Albanes reports that several Peerages were offered and Peers made at the recent Crown Tournament of Their Majesties Thorin and Dagmaer of the Kingdom of An Tir.

Introducing Clinton War

Spend seven minutes with some happy campers as Ronin of the Freehold introduces the eastern Kingdoms to the wonders of Clinton War, one of the largest SCA events in Canada. The video, on YouTube, is accompanied by music.

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.

[ANT] Good Yule

The names of the Heirs of Aquaterra have been spoken, the Autumnal Equinox has come, Banner War is over and now the onset of the wind, cloud and rain has arrived! Time to tuck into the harvest season with another layer and some good company! Soon the December month will arrive and Good Yule will be upon you!

Steinolf Ketilsson and Sinéidín inghean Uí Biadhtach to assume Coronets of Aquaterra

Kometessa Octavia Laodice reports that Their Majesties King Thorin and Queen Dagmaer of the Kingdom of An Tir have announced the names of the new Baron and Baroness of Aquaterra.

Countess Caoimhe ingen Domnaille elevated to Laurel in An Tir

Angharad Albanes reports that at Their Court at Pennsic War XXXX, Their Royal Majesties Thorin VII and Dagmaer II placed Countess Caoimhe ingen Domnaille on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Laurel.

Laurs and Ætta new Prince and Princess of the Summits

HL Brendan ap Llewelyn reports that Lord Laurs Surtr, inspired by Lady Ætta Surt, was the victor of the Principality of the Summits Coronet Tournament which took place September 17, 2011 in the Kingdom of An Tir.

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.

[ANT] Tir Righ A&S and Bardic Championships

Come witness history made as the next Scholar and Skald of Tir Righ are chosen -OR- if you've got a mind to stand a champion of your Principality, come and contend for the honour of being Tir Righ's new Champion of the Arts & Sciences or the Bardic Arts. Either way, come and cheer on those who put their knowledge and skill to the test.

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.

"Involvement, commitment and dedication" in An Tir

Reporter James Williams of The Source Weekly (Bend, Oregon) was, at first, overwhelmed by the "strangeness" of the Shire of Corvaria's (Kingdom of An Tir) Harvest Tournament until he encountered media liaison Lady Oliva Magdalene DeHaro, who introduced him to the SCA way of life.

An Tir subjects recognized as Peers

THL Angharad Albanes reports that at the July 2011 Coronation Courts of Their Majesties Thorin and Dagmaer of the Kingdom of An Tir, Their Majesties recognized a number of Their subjects as Peers of the Realm.

Robert de'la Trinity the Chickenheartrd placed on vigil for Pelican

THL Krystene of Blatha An Oir reports that Their Majesties Thorin and Dagmaer of the Kingdom of An Tir have placed THL Robert de'la Trinity the Chickenheartrd on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Pelican.

[ANT] Midhaven Harvest Feast

The Shire of Midhaven has had a plentiful harvest and we invite you to share of it at our Harvest Feast on Saturday, November 19, 2011. The feast will be in the Early European fashion in honor of our newest and only Midhaven Knight, Sir Thorkell.

[ANT] Fibers and Fletching

The Canton of Bearwood invites one and all for a weekend of fun.

Same-gender couples welcomed to An Tir Champions Tourney Lists

Sunday morning, under an unseasonal July drizzle that brought mist rising from the hills, Viscount Sir William MacBrennan, inspired by Maestro Eduardo Francesco Maria Lucrezia and Mistress Ariel de Courtenay, fighting for her lady Sarah Patrick Stewart, Defender of the West, proudly entered the Champions list of An Tir.

[ANT] July Coronation

Please join us in celebrating the reign of King Skeggi and Queen Taisiia and the coronation of their successors Crown Prince Thorin and Crown Princess Dagmaer.

[ANT] A Game of Thrones & Stormgods

The Barony of Stromgard invites one and all to join us for our Game of Thrones and Stormgods July 22-24, 2011 in the secluded rolling hills of the Zumstein Family Farm near Woodland, Washington.

[ANT] Autumn War 3D

NEW LOCATION! NEW THEME! NEW LOWER GATE FEE! Pre-register Now! Join us August 11-15, 2011 in Chehalis. Be there or be mundane....

[ANT] Earnrokke's Summer Hunt VII

Hounds, Horses, Riders, Revelers, Hawks, & ferrets~ all come  join us! Earnrokke's Summer Hunt VII at HuntHaven July 22-24, 2011

New heirs for the Principality of Avacal

Their Highnesses of Avacal, Aiden and Issabella, held their Coronet Tournament in the Shire of Cold Keep on June 4th, 2011.

[ANT] Midhaven Champions Tournament

Join us, along with Their Majesties Skeggi and Taisiia, in Midhaven for our Champions Tournament AND The Emprise of the Sable Rose. Two events for the price of one!

Derian le Breton elevated to Order of the Laurel in Caid

THL Derian le Breton of Caid, a past resident of the Midrealm and An Tir, was elevated to the Order of the Laurel recently by TRM Wilhelm and Thaleia of Caid for his skills in moneying.

[ANT] Egil Skallagrimson Memorial Tournament

The Egil Skallagrimson Memorial Tournament returns for the 37th year in a row. Please join us on Memorial Day weekend, May 27th-30th, at beautiful Lynx Hollow Park outside of Creswell, Oregon. Egil's XXXVII is autocrated by  HL Andrew Crowe and HL Telisia Brutusdottir.

Gryffon Armory and the Green Gryffon Inn & Pub

The Gryffon Armory provides leather armor and accessories for the SCA, Larp, or anything in need of leatherwork. From costume and armor grade leather pieces such as bracers, gorget, and even full suits to frogs, sheaths, quivers, and, for the completist, dog harnesses for carts. They also deal in llamelar, scale, and even chain armor and jewelry.