Kingdom of Artemisia

[ART] Southern Regional Combined Collegium

As the winter snows begin to thaw throughout these laurel lands, it is time for the denizens of our great Kingdom to consider pursuing endeavors of higher learning. The citizens of Artemisia and the Known Worlde are invited to come and learn new skills, new trades, and new arts and to share what you know with others at a combined Southern Regional Collegium to be held April 11, 2009.

Vilhelm Silverhammer joins Order of the Pelican

Lord Alan reports that Vilhelm Silverhammer has been elevated to the Order of the Pelican by Their Majesties of the Kingdom of Artemisia.

[ART] Winter War Practice

Her Ladyship Tamar has arranged a site for the Winter War Practice. It will be held on Saturday, January 24 at the Franklin County Fairgrounds' Riding Arena. It is located in Preston, Idaho.

[ART] Birthday Bash XXIII

Greetings to the Nobles throughout the great and mighty Gryphon Lands of Artemisia. The populace of the Shire of Silver Keep is eagerly anticipating the winter snows to give way to the warmer winds. As it is still a ways off till the warmer weather could be had, we've something else to throw off the doldrums of winter and we invite you to come celebrate our Shire's birthday at Birthday Bash XXIII.

[ART] 12th Night Celebration

The holiday season is fast upon us and you are hereby invited to join in the festivities and merriment of Barony of Gryphon's Lair annual 12th Night Celebration. The winter winds are descending from the north and it's time to settle in the Great Hall with friends and family from far and wide, to share in the warmth of camaraderie and fellowship. Come experience the hospitality of the Lair's populous during this, their High Court event!

Heraldic Creations

Heraldic Creations will render your personal, household, office, or group coat of arms or badge into a variety of media, including wood carving or burning, painting onto a variety of surfaces, personalized furniture, and cut or mosaic tile articles. Fabric renderings include painted or applique banners as well as baldrics and tabards of office, heraldic table linens, and flags and pennants. Personalized feast settings, mirror boxes, and other unusual items are available as well. They can render other period designs of a more generic nature, such as standalone charges (fleur-de-lis, Celtic cross, animals, mermaids, and such) into any of the available media.

Pictures and Video of Artemisia's Fall 2008 Crown Tournament

Lady Sine reports that she has posted photos and video from the recent Fall 2008 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Artemisia on her Flickr website.

Michael O'Brien victor of Artemisia's Crown Tourney

Baroness Shauna of Carrick Point reports that Count Michael O'Brien, fighting for the honor of Countess Sati al-Isfahaniyya, was the victor of the October 11, 2008 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Artemisia.

Artemisia Crown Combatants announced

Baroness Juliana nic Lachlainn, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Artemisia, has announced the list of combatants in the upcoming Crown Tournament.

[ART] Kingdom Arts, Sciences & Fighting Collegium

Come one and all to this year’s Kingdom Arts, Sciences & Fighting Collegium held on November 8, 2008. Find out what happens when four groups in Artemisia combine forces to present a most wonderful and exciting event. The Baby Barony of Gryphon’s Lair, the Ancient Barony of Loch Salann, The Stalwart Shire of Cote du Ciel and the newborn Province of Arrow’s Flight will treat you to a magnificent lunch and a day filled with amazing classes. Location:
Barony of Gryphon’s Lair (Clearfield, Utah)

[ART] Artemisian Crown Tournament

Crown Tournament, by which Artemisia's line of succession is determined, shall be held at the Cache County Fairgrounds in Logan, Utah, on October 11, 2008, hosted by the Shire of Cote du Ciel.

This is a beautiful site that has a feast hall and kitchen, a manicured green area for fighting, an outdoor covered barbecue area, bathrooms, and a large indoor hall that can be used for running multiple erics simultaneously in the case of inclement weather. There are numerous trees on site, and the area is both spacious and relatively secluded. Location:
Shire of Cote du Ciel (Logan, Utah)

[ART] Baronial Arts & Sciences Competition

The Barony of One Thousand Eyes sends greetings to one and all! Long have men searched throughout the ages to find the secrets of turning base and raw objects into objects of renowned beauty. Nowhere is this skill more evident than in the artisans of the Barony of One Thousand Eyes. This skill is especially exhibited in those who hold the coveted title of Baronial Arts & Sciences Champion.

Barony of One Thousand Eyes (Idaho Falls, Idaho)

[ART] Insurrection II

The insurrection has been suppressed! Our loyalty to the Crown of Artemisia has not gone unnoticed and is now being rewarded. We invite you to join with us in celebration as we are elevated to the status of the Province of Arrows' Flight. Prepare to attend a grand tournament, a magnificent display of the might of the valiant fighters of Artemisia, followed by a bountiful feast held September 20th. Location:
Barony of Arrows' Flight (Lehi, Utah)

[ART] Wee Bit 'O Scotland


This day will include the highland games, a heavy tournament, a rapier tournament, games and classes.

The armored tournament is Damsel in Distress, the rapier tournament is save the Damsel from the mystical creatures and the highland games will include the caber toss, the hammer toss and others surprises. Location:
Boise, Idaho (Arn Hold, Artemisia)

[ART] A Call To Arms (with Siege Weapons)

The Barony of Arn Hold will be holding an Archery and Fighting event on the weekend of October 17-19th.

We are putting out a special challenge to the Populace of this great Kingdom to bring your bows, your swords, your rapiers and YOUR SIEGE WEAPONS!

That's right, the first ever "Fetchez la Vache" (or as we like to call it, "Fetchez la Moose") will be happening that weekend at the Call to Arms event. Location:
Emmit, Idaho (Arn Hold, Artemisia)

Museum Comes to Life

Join other local re-enactment groups in showing the denizens of the noble city of Boise what we do!

Share your passion of history with other willing victims!

There will be three armored tournaments throughout the day. These will include The Baronial Warlord Tourney (The format will be at the whim of the Baron and Baroness), Fortune /Misfortune Tourney (Bring your toys and spin to win?), and the return of the ever popular Cake or Death! Location:
Julia Davis Park in Boise, ID (Arh Hold, Artemisia)

Academy da Cavalaria 2

"Teaching the History of Horsemanship and the art of riding well."

(25 Minutes East of Boise, ID)

September 6th, September 20th, & October 25th, 2008

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Dream River Ranch, Arh Hold, Artemisia. (25 Minutes East of Boise, ID)

[ART] Academy da Cavalaria 2

"Teaching the History of Horsemanship and the art of riding well."

(25 Minutes East of Boise, ID)

September 6th, September 20th, & October 25th, 2008

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Dream River Ranch in Arn Hold, Artemisia. (25 Minutes East of Boise, ID)

SCA profile now playing on

A Baron in Artemisia, a.k.a. Dave Jones, details his involvement with the Society for Creative Anachronism. From his early fascination with history in Texas to full armor fighting in Missoula, Montana, the Baron describes the overall philosophy behind the Society for Creative Anachronism.

Artemisia event photos online

Reginald reports that he has posted several albums of photos from recent events in the Kingdom of Artemisia.

Estrella War XXV: Principal Kingdoms announced

Dame Anita de Challis, SCA Internal Publicity Deputy for Estrella War XXV, reports that Their Majesties of Atenveldt have announced the Principal Kingdoms for Estrella War XXV. She also includes several other announcements pertinent to the War.

Uprising XXII photos online

Lady Brighid has posted an album of photos from the recent Uprising XXII in the Kingdom of Artemisia on her Flickr website.

[ART] Dragons Tear XXIV

The Shire of Stan Wyrm invites all to our summer camping event held at Camp Rotary in Monarch Montana.

The Shire will be holding their annual Archery Tournament (We ask you bring your own Archery equipment), and Heavy Tournament to determine our Shire Champions. In addition, we will also be holding Rapier fighting and scenarios as well. All tournaments are open to all paid members of the SCA. Blue card must be available upon request. Our MoAS is also holding a Defender of the Arts tournament for Rapier fighters. Fighters must bring and display an Arts and Science project to enter.? A prize will be awarded to the winner of this tourney. Location:
Shire of Stan Wyrm (Monarch, Montana)

[ART] Fletch and Foal and Frolic

Come one come all as the beautiful blue sky provides the canopy over our heads while we watch the spectacle unfold. Come attend this camping event to determine the next Kingdom Champion Archer and Kingdom Champion Equestrian of Artemisia. In addition, Their Excellencies of Arn Hold join Their Majesties of Artemisia in inviting you to join them all for some exciting Rapier and Heavy Fighter tournaments, as well as a Baronial Archery Competition, hosted in the lovely Barony of Arn Hold. Location:
Barony of Arn Hold

The Ancient History of the Barony of Loch Salann

Once upon a time, when the Great Salt Lake was part of the Kingdom of Atenveldt, a new chapter of the Society of Creative Anachronism was formed: Loch Salann. Read the "Ancient History" of this Artemisian barony online.

[ART]Academy da Cavalaria

Academy da Cavalaria will take place May 24, 2008. We will start at 9a.m. with some ground work on classical riding skills followed by saddle-time to put these skills to work.

We will start with cavalry drills, advance to handling swords Academy da Cavalariafrom horseback and end with crest combat. Protective headgear for crest combat is a helmet with a face grill (about 1" squares) or fencing mask. Location:
Oasis, Idaho

[ART] Venture the Silk Road

Merchants, soldiers, horsemen, princesses, monks, courtesans, artists and thieves alike had to survive during their travels across this ancient route. Many adventures were had and many tales were told. If your persona was to make the journey, how would you dress, hunt for your meals and tell your story? In other words, how would your persona live daily life while on caravan?

Their Excellencies invite you to display and demonstrate your Location:
Barony of Arnhold (Mountain Home, Idaho)

[ART] Kingdom Arts and Sciences

Good Gentles, please join Their Majesties and the assembled nobility in Loch Salann on May 3rd for the Kingdom Arts and Sciences competition.

The Champion Competition will be a minimum of 5 items and a maximum of 7 entries in 3 different grand categories. The score for all entries will be totaled and divided by the number of entries to give the "average" score. The artisan with the highest average score will be declared champion. All entries MUST have documentation to be judged in the competition. Further competition information will be posted on this website, or you may contact Baroness Casamira, the Kingdom Minister of Arts and Sciences, directly. Location:
Barony of Loch Salann (South Salt Lake, Utah)

[ART] High Seas Quest

A plea goes out to all of Artemisia. Your neighbors in Gryphon’s Lair are under attack! The invaders have swarmed us from the sea, with nefarious plans to move inland. Dragon ships, corsairs, privateers, buccaneers and good old-fashioned pirates threaten to loot, plunder and ravage our good lands. Prepare yourself for battles of wit and skill, and for ample enjoyment of this year’s nautical themed Quest. Location:
Barony of Gryphon's Lair (Marriott-Slaterville, Utah)

Timmur & Tianna Heirs in Artemisia

Count Timmur Jochan Bahadur and Countess Tianna NiCoimin are the new Crown Prince and Crown Princess of Artemisia.