Calontir

Kingdom of Calontir

Pillaged Village Arts and Sciences Event

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Cedarwood village has been devastated by wind, burned by fire, and pillaged by raiders who have enslaved and taken away the Master Craftsmen of this once great Mecca of Art, Craft and Science. But we shall rebuild.

We have scoured the Kingdom for Master Craftsmen who will share their skills in a weekend event April 20-22. Events include but are not limited to: Sheep Shearing & Wool Processing, Blacksmithing & Casting, Location:
Barony of Mag Mor (Unadilla, Nebraska)

Craft and art combine for Calontir armorer

SCA member Andy Ward of Avoca, Arkansas combines craft and artistry when he creates armor for his business Ward Metal. Becca Bacon Martin interviewed him for an article in the Morning News.

War of the Roses Coronation Tournament

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The Coronation of His Highness Llywelyn Lorell of Shrewsbury & Her Highness Cadfael the Mordacious Unto the great Throne of Calontir For the enjoyment of Their Royal Majesties & to the honor of Their Royal Highnesses, the Shire of Oakheart presents: The War of the Roses Coronation Tournament March 24th, 2007

A great Warlord tournament, on two separate battlefields, will begin the days fighting to decide the leaders of the Lancaster & the York forces. All 17 WotR battles will then be fought to decide the wars’ victor. Historical notations will herald the beginning of each battle. Fighters sides will be chosen at random by lot {white or red rose stickers for their helm} – Unequal ranks & placement will be managed by the direction of The Marshals before the first battle begins. Location:
Shire of Oakheart (Strafford, Missouri)

Pilgrimages of the 11th and 12th Centuries

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The Barony of Lonely Tower invites you to their Annual 12th Night celebration. Haven’t been on a pilgrimage for a while? Join us as we offer 4 pilgrimage locations for you to visit.

Activities for the day include:

  • Visit all 4 pilgrimage sites to collect your pilgrimage badges and then turn them in at Troll for your site token.
  • A&S Theme: “On the Pilgrim Way”: Anything you would pack, carry, wear, find, Location:
    arony of Lonely Tower (Omaha, Nebraska)

A Temperance of Cooks: Calontir Cooking Symposium

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Greetings! Please find below the list of classes for the upcoming "A Temperance of Cooks" - Calontir Cook's Guild Symposium, April 28, 2007, in the Barony of Forgotten Sea. It will be an all-day event, with multiple tracks of classes, a potluck feast, and a lunch-time keynote speech provided by Duke Cariadoc of the Bow. We are hoping for a wide variety of classes on a number of topics, and will have capability for hands-on classes. Location:
Barony of Forgotten Sea (Kansas City Missouri)

Calontir Crown Tourney Photos & Video Online

Shawn Kraft has posted a photo album from the recent Fall 2006 Crown Tourney in the Kingdom of Calontir.

Duke Lorell Winner of Calontir Crown Tourney

Alcyoneus reports that Duke Lorell was the victor of the November 4, 2006 Calontir Crown Tournament.

MU Medieval Re-enactment Society Brings Middle Ages to Central Missouri

Originally created as a liaison between the University of Missouri and the Shire of the Standing Stones in Calontir, the MU Medieval Re-enactment Society "dedicates itself to the celebration of the Renaissance and Middle Ages through research and historical re-enactments." Lindsay Toler of The Maneater reports.

World of Weaving

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The Shire of Lost Forest is pleased to announce that in addition to the 24 classes already being offered on October 28th, we will be hosting, in conjunction with the University of Central Missouri (formerly CMSU) Archives and Museum, a special presentation of "World of Weaving: A Cross-Cultural Examination of Weaving."

The exhibit will feature traditional textiles from Saudi Arabia, Native America, Latin America, China, Europe and Africa. The exhibit will be open for SCA participants only on Saturday October 28th from 1-4:30pm. Presentations will include a working warp-weighted loom, drop spinning, middle eastern embroider, medieval, east Asia, and reenacting Anglo-Saxon culture with an emphasis on camping. Location:
Shire of Lost Forest (Warrensburg, Missouri)

"Good vs Evil" Photos Online

Sean Chipendale has posted photos from the recent "Good vs Evil" event which took place in the Kingdom of Calontir.

Royal University of Scir Hafoc (RUSH)

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Burg Al Mudirah (St. Louis Community College) Under the protection and the guidance of the Barony of Three Rivers is delighted to host the Fall Session of Royal University of Scir Hafoc (RUSH) Saturday - September, 30, 2006.

Due to the incredible generosity of the Barony of Three Rivers there is NO SITE FEE

Activities will include classes and demonstrations of medieval fighting, costuming, weaving, dying, woodworking, the bardic arts, and other diverse arts and sciences. Location:
College of Burg Al Mudirah (St. Louis, Missouri)

Gathering at Oakheart

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Come, the populous of Calontir and help to settle this deep rooted Scottish feud between the Clan Davidson and the Clan Macpherson. This Feud has gone on long enough! We will need both Lords and Ladies alike to help us come to a decision.

Activities include but ate NOT limited to

  • A Tavern Brawl
  • Interactive A&S Events (Think A&S Olympics)
  • Bardic Competition
  • And much, much more! Location:
    Shire of Oakheart (Republic, Missouri)

Triumphe of the Eclipse

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To the atrophying affects of time some may wonder what we mean by Triumphe. The Grand Universities at Oxford have recorded for us the following meanings that we are applying. As the day ends, we ask that you join us for the Triumphe of our Champions and our own and hear the honor and glory of those who have championed us in the past as a new Order comes about. In honor of our current Guardian, who will be the last of the Old Order, Mushir Mahdi, many of the festivities, including the feast will have a Moorish flair to them. Location:
Province of Mooneschadowe (Cleveland, Oklahoma)

2nd Annual Newcomers' Symposium

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The Shire of Lost Forest is proud to present the 2nd Annual Newcomers' Symposium Saturday October 28, 2006 from 9:00am - 8:00pm in Warrensburg, Missouri.

THIS EVENT IS FREE - and so is the FEAST!

Site opens at 9:00 a.m. and closes at 8:00 p.m. Setup at 8:00 a.m.

The site is in the Shire of Lost Forest, Warrensburg, MO on Central Missouri State University's Campus in the Lovinger Educational Building on Maguire Street, this is the name that Highway 13 takes as it goes through Warrensburg. Location:
Shire of Lost Forest (Warrensburg, Missouri)

Luck of the Gypsies

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Our event is a celebration of the way of the Romani life. Your goal at this event is to gain as much luck as you can by following the Romani way. Upon your arrival at the event, you will be given a token bag with beads. These beads symbolize good luck, but like all the Romani you must guard your luck carefully. A small group of Romani will be wandering the site. If you commit an act of bad luck, you will be asked to turn over one bead. If you are spotted doing something that will gain you luck, you may be given a bead. So pay attention! Location:
Shire of Deodar (Walker, Iowa)

Calontir Soup Kitchen Feeds an Army at Pennsic

Baroness BelAnna de Rouge reports on the activities of the Calontir Soup Kitchen at Pennsic XXXV.

Rumble on the River

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The Baronies of Grey Niche and Three Rivers are raising the banner of war once again! Come join the Barony of Grey Niche as we host the invading army of Three Rivers and defend our noble heritage! Both Barons are demanding tribute! Both Barons are refusing to pay! It is time to settle this score once and for all! Fighters and others are invited to bring a small donation of some item that would be useful in putting on the winning group's next event (duct tape, thumb tacks, etc.) for the War booty! The winner takes all! Location:
Barony of Grey Niche (Glen, Mississippi)

Calontir Coronation

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The Barony of Lonely Tower in the Kingdom of Calontir invites you to attend the Coronation of Tristram and Caillin on September 8-10, 2006.

Site:
Eastern Nebraska 4H Center
21520 West Highway 31
Omaha, NE

http://www.lonelytower.org/ Location:
Barony of Lonely Tower (Omaha, Nebraska)

Photos from Melees & Mayhem X Online

Lord Kato has posted photos from Calontir's Melees & Mayhem X event which took place in May, 2006 in the Shire of the Crescent Moon.

Brewing Laurel finds niche in modern-world beer marketplace

Mistress Lina von Wissen, mka Leigh Nogy, turned to the SCA when she wanted to learn brewing methods and eventually became a Laurel in brewing. Now she applies her talents in the modern world, and she is starting a business to brew gluten-free beer. An article in The Morning News tells her story.

Calontir Holds Online Auction to Aid Member

A group of gentles in the Kingdom of Calontir is holding an online auction of donated items of interest to reenactors to aid a citizen of the Kingdom injured in an automobile accident.

The Pelican's Version of Who Won the XXth War of the Lilies

At the final court at Calontir's XXth War of the Lilies, concerning the war's theme of Laurels versus Pelicans, the Head Instigators for the Pelicans produced and read the following documentation of how the winner of the war was determined:

More Photos from Lilies War

Captain Sivrid Brumbach and Dorothea share their photos from the recent Lilies War which took place in the Kingdom of Calontir.

"A Week with King Arthur" at Lilies War

The Kansas City Star has published a wonderful album of portraits taken at the recent Lilies War.

Lilies War 2006 Photos Online

Lady Aldyet Le Chaundeleur has posted photos from the 2006 Lilies War.

Lilies Produces Record Number of Peerages

Lilies War 2006: Laurels vs. Pelicans is being called the "Lilies of Love" owing to the large number of peerages (9) bestowed by Their Majesties.

Children's Activities at Lilies War

Lady Aldyet Le Chaundeleur has annouced that this year's Lilies War will feature a full slate of activities for youth and children.

Laurels & Pelicans Face Off at Lilies War

Conde Fernando Rodriguez de Falcon and Comtesse Lyriel de la Foret of the Kingdom of Calontir send warnings about rumblings among the Peers in their Kingdom to be resolved at this year's Lilies War: Laurels vs. Pelicans.

Lilies A&S Schedule Announced

Cathus has announced that this year's Lilies War will feature a number of activities for those interested in the Arts and Sciences.

Calontir Crown Tourney Video Online

Jean Paul de Sens has posted videos of the recent Crown Tournament which took place in the Kingdom of Calontir.