Atlantia

Kingdom of Atlantia

[ATL] Defending the Gate VIII

The year is 1485. Rumors have begun spreading through the taverns and villages that Henry Tudor is gathering an army to confront Richard Plantagenet and take the English throne. And while some would love to follow a Welshman to a battle in England, there are others who are wondering if it is time to resuscitate Owain Glyndwr's dream of a free Wales . . .

"Militas Christi" to premiere in North Carolina

Duchess Seonaid ni Fhionn reports that Militas Christi, a film made by senior students at the North Carolina School of the Arts Film School, and featuring SCA members, will premiere May 29, 2009 on the University of North Carolina School of the Arts campus in Winston-Salem, NC.

[ATL] Tir-y-Don's Baronial Birthday

Tir-y-Don's Baronial Birthday: Crusade to New Kent March 20 - 22, 2009

[ATL] St. Aiden's Melee College

Heroic warriors, prepare for a day of glory, battle, blood, and fun! The Order of St. Aiden has teamed with the generous Barony of Storvik, Jewel of Atlantia, to host a day of melee combat to prepare the Kingdom for our summer campaigns.

Bring your band of brothers and test them against the Order of St.

[ATL] Journey Through Time

Join us on our journey to celebrate time periods of the Known World! We will compete on the field, on horseback, and the gentler pursuits of the arts and sciences. And for those who love a challenge, join the Quest and find out who was who in our time! Prizes will be awarded for each martial discipline and for A&S competitions.

Atlantia's 2009 Ymir photos on Flickr

Lidia de Ragusa reports that she has uploaded photos from Ymir 2009 in the Kingdom of Atlantia on her Flickr website.

Baronial investitures, elevations at the Tourney of Ymir

Baron Michael Batcok, Albatross Herald for the Kingdom of Atlantia, reports that Their Majesties Jason and Gerhild presided over the Investitures of the new Barons and Baronesses of Windmaster's Hill and Sacred Stone at the February 14, 2009 Tourney of Ymir.

[ATL] Spring Crown Tournament

As the soft spring breezes drift over the coast of Atlantia, Their Majesties call forth all warriors to a glorious day of combat to determine the Heirs to Their throne. The Stronghold of Raven's Cove has the distinct honor of hosting this event and promises the populace a day filled with fighting and camraderie. Come join us on the coast at a lovely site overlooking the water where dolphins have been known to frolic and the sunsets are spectacular.

[ATL] Crescent Guard Archery Games and Lochmere Arrow Competition

Please join us as we follow Dante and Virgil on a journey into the underworld. We are assailed by beasts (a lion, a leopard, and a she-wolf). We fall into a "deep place where the sun is silent" -- the Inferno. We will be assaulted by wasps and hornets, wrapped in Minos tail, face the 10-eyed devil himself and angels both good and evil! All of this and more in the span of one brief day.

[ATL] Sapphire Joust X

Come and journey to Caer Mear for Sapphire Joust X!

SCA members make an impression on Bangalore reporter

Arun Bhatia of Bangalore "saw something weird" on a visit to Virginia. What he encountered was an activity by the local SCA group complete with armored combat. Bhatia's story appears in the Deccan Herald.

Interbaronial 12th Night photos online

Tannis reports that photos from the recent Interbaronial 12th Night in the Kingdom of Atlantia (Barony of Tir-y-Don) are now available to view online.

[ATL] Highland Foorde Collegium

Highland Foorde is hosting a Collegium. A variety of classes will be offered for your learning pleasure. Classes are to include Fun with Sugar, illumination, planning a feast and many other interesting classes. A complete and updated listing of all classes will be available at the website. Feast will be potluck; please try your hand at a medieval style dish that will serve 8-10 people.

[ATL] Southern Regional War Practice

The Baronies of Nottinghill Coill and Hawkwood Present Southern Regional War Practice. Foothills Equestrian Nature Center. February 22, 2009.

Four elevated at Atlantia Kingdom 12th Night

Baron Michael Batcok, Albatross Herald of the Kingdom of Atlantia, reports that four Kingdom citizens were elevated by Their Majesties at the January 10, 2009 Kingdom 12th Night event.

[ATL] University of Atlantia

University of Atlantia's next session is February 7 at Henrico High School (site of Unevent) in Richmond, Virginia. On-line registration will close Wednesday, February 4th but on-site registration will open at 9 am on Saturday morning.

Lion and Lily concert clips on YouTube

Galeran Chanterel reports that video clips from the performance of Lion and Lily at Atlantian Twelfth Night are now available on YouTube.

Baby wrapping

No, silly, it's not about infants doing rock music! It's all about the history of baby clothes and how infants were dressed in the 15th century. The article An Infant’s Clothing – Swaddle, Gown, Shirt, and Coif is by Charlotte Johnson (Lady Mathilde Bourette)

[ATL] East/Atlantian Interkingdom Practice

Given the much renowned success of our first Interkingdom practice in October, we have been asked often and loudly for a sequel. This time, the practice will be closer to Atlantian borders held on 1/25/09 from Noon to 5pm in the shire of Caer-Adamant, who proudly offered to host the practice at their indoor practice site (which just happens to have an adjacent bar).

[ATL] A Day of Feasting and Foolishness

To combat the time of penitence and abstinence which is soon upon us, the Barony of Highland Foorde invites one and all to a day of foolishness and frivolity. We plan to feast -ALL DAY- play games, listen to bards tell stories and sing songs, dance, laugh, did I mention eat, and drink. We invite our friends for a last day of gaiety before the Lent begins.

[ATL] Tournament of Love and Beauty

It's France, the 15th century, the time of the Hundred Years' War. The French nobles are torn; do they give their loyalty to the distant English King who already rules part of France from London, or the French King in Paris? Which King will give them the most independence over their own lands?

[ATL] Midwinter's Tale

As the cold grips the land of Their Majesties, Jason and Gerhild, the Shire of Border Vale Keep offers warmth and grand company at Midwinter's Tale - A Norse Journey! Traditionally we have held this event as a day trip, but this year extend our welcome for the whole weekend. In honor of Their Majesties we will have Norse themed martial activities and encourage Norse themed A&S items. Please don't forget the heart of Midwinter's Tale and bring your sagas to relive!

Videos of Holiday Faire choral group

Lidia de Ragusa shares several videos shot recently at the Kingdom of Atlantia's Holiday Faire. The videos feature the choral group which performed at the event.

Photos from Atlantia's Yule Toy Tourney online

Adam Ingram has posted an album of photos on the Psaltery Dreams website from the Yule Toy Tourney, which took place recently in the Kingdom of Atlantia.

[ATL] Highland Foorde Newcomer Orientation

On January 24, 2009 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., The Barony of Highland Foorde will conduct an orientation day for gentles new to the SCA or new to the Kingdom.

[ATL] Fool's 12th Night

Fool's 12th Night is coming soon! Fun, foolishness and frivolity a plenty. Come try your hand at Glukhaus, Kubb or other period (and non period) board and card games. Enter contests for the best silly song, most unusual use of bells, most creative use of motley and help choose the new Queen or King of Fools! End your day of fun with a feast that will be foolish as well! (Please advise the autocrat of any dietary restrictions.)

[ATL] Atlantia Fighter Practice

With the great success we had last month (61 total people) we were looking for the next date and we have it! Next weekend December 27, 2008.

[ATL] A Gathering of Guilds

As Winter tightens its grip on the land, our attentions turn to the Arts and Sciences to occupy us indoors until the return of warmer weather. The Baron and Baroness of Lochmere invite the artisans of Atlantia and abroad to a Gathering of Guilds, and hope to encourage marvelous collaborations between the various arts. Their Excellencies will be choosing their Arts and Sciences Champion, and other displays, competitions, and classes will be organized. All are welcome to come, display their works, and mayhap learn a new skill!

[ATL] Kingdom Arts & Sciences Festival

The quiet clicking of knitting needles, the smell of freshly baked bread, the laughter from a circle of embroiderers and off to one side the sounds of wood being planed and a distant hammer on an anvil…… Village sounds? Yes, and no – these are the sounds of the artisans and crafts folk of Atlantia, preparing their entries for ….. Kingdom Art & Sciences

SCAdian mother seeks missing daughter [updated]

Tracey Duncan of the Barony of Windmasters' Hill in Atlantia, asks help from the SCA community to locate her 17-year-old daughter Tiffany Marie Duncan, who left home in Raleigh, NC, on Saturday, December 6, 2008. Fracey has posted a website with a photo of Tiffany. We are now advised Tiffany has been located.