Kingdom of Calontir

Photos and video from Calontir's Metal and Glass Symposium online

THL Neathery of Safita has posted photos from the recent Glass and Metal Workers Symposium in the Barony of Three Rivers, Kingdom of Calontir. Lady Thora Sigurdsdottir adds a video of her own.

Equestrian photos from Valor 2008

Doe ni Floinn has posted an album of equestrian photos from Valor 2008 which took place recently in the Kingdom of Calontir.

[CAL] Harrowing of Le Hauteur

Around the year 1000, an Anglo-Saxon fleet attacks a Viking raider camp in western Normandy, under the protection of Duke Richard I.

Location: The Heights (of Wayne)
When: September 26 — 28

Site opens 5:00 pm Fri and closes noon Sunday

Site fees:
Adults : $8
Children (ages 6-12) : $4
Children under 6 : Free, nothing, nada
$3 non-member surcharge will apply Location:
Canton of Riverhold & Gryphon's Mark (The Heights of Wayne, Missouri)

[CAL] Cattle Raids XIII

The Barony of Mag Mor presents: Cattle Raids XIII: The Scottish versus The English August 22-24, 2008

Note: All cabin spaces have been reserved. Feast reservations still available!

Site: Riverside Park, 717 238th Street, Milford, NE 68405 (same location as Spring 2008 Crown Tourney)

Directions to site:
Take your best route to Interstate 80 in the vicinity of Lincoln, Nebraska. Site is approximately 20 minutes west of Lincoln, NE. Location:
Barony of Mag Mor (Milford, Nebraska)

The passing of Mikal the Ram

As posted by Master Eadweard Boicewright to the Calontir E-mail list on Monday, August 18, 2008.

[CAL] St. Augustine's Faire

St. Augustine's Faire Frolic with us in the picturesque woods of Sherwood Forest. Combat, archery, A&S, food and youth activities!

Winnebago Scout Reservation
2543 Glass Road
Marble Rock, IA

Take your best route to the Avenue of the Saints (aka Hwy 218/27/18). Turn south onto Glass Ave at Rudd (15 miles east of Mason City and 7 miles west of Charles City) and go south, away from Rudd, about 4.5 miles. Turn left onto CR-B45 (because Glass Ave turns into a gravel road here) and go east just under a mile. Turn right onto Hickory Ave and go 4.5 miles south. Turn right (west) onto Glass Road and go 1/10th mile to the scout reservation at the first bend in the road. Location:
Shire of Heraldshill (Marble Rock, Iowa)

[CAL] Calontir's 50th Coronation

Join the Shire of Deodar in celebrating the ascension of Luther II & Maerwynn as 50th King & Queen of Calontir.

Friday, September 12 to Sunday, September 14. Site opens 5 PM on Friday. Site closes 12 Noon on Sunday.

Site: Camp Hitaga, 5551 Hitaga Rd, Walker, IA 52352

Directions: Take your best route to I-380 towards Cedar Rapids. Go to the Toddville exit (Exit 28, CR-E34/County Home Rd). From the South, take a right (from the North, take a left) on to County Home Road. Go East on County Home Rd (approx. 4 miles) to CR-W58/Alburnett Rd. Turn North (left). Go approx. 10 miles to Paris Rd (you will pass through the town of Alburnett). Turn left on Paris Rd, following the signs. Turn right on Hitaga Rd. Camp is 1 mile north on Hitaga Road on the right. Location:
Camp Hitaga, Walker, IA

Lilies "Faces" online offers an extensive album of portraits of attendees taken at this year's Lilies War (June 13-22, 2008).

Reporter visits fighter practice at Shire of Lost Moor

In the Lost Moor of Calontir, reporter Justin Daniels visited a local fighter practice and even tried it out for himself, under the supervision of the Marshal-In-Charge.

Pennsic A&S Exhibition returns to War

Conde Fernando Rodriguez de Falcon reports that once again a company of artisans will be setting up active Arts and Sciences demonstrations in the middle of the merchant area at the Pennsic War.

Lilies War XXII (2008) pictures

Please enjoy the photo gallery of Lilies War 2008 from David Fossett Photography.

Three to be elevated at Lilies War

Master Andrixos reports that three subjects of the Kingdom of Calontire have been placed on vigil by Their Majesties Anton and Isabeau at Their Crown Tourney with elevation to take place at the upcoming Lilies War.

Results from Calontir's Fiftieth Crown Tournament

At the Fifieth Crown Tournament of Calontir, held on May 3, AS XLIII in the Barony of Mag Mor, Graf Luther Ambossfaust, inspired by Mistress Maerwynn of Holme, defeated His Lordship Alric Upplendingr to claim the right to rule the Falcon Realm.

Calontir Crown Combatants announced

Their Majesties Anton and Isabeau of the Kingdom of Calontir have announced the list of combatants in Their upcoming Crown Tournament. The list has been posted on the Kingdom website.

Gulf Wars 2008 photos online

Miriam von Schwarzwald of the Kingdom of Calontir reports that Ruaidhri ua Ceallaigh has posted several albums of photos from recent events on his SmugMug website. The albums include Gulf Wars and Chalice of Equus.

[CAL] Spring Crown Tourney

Come enjoy Crown Tourney at our new, spacious site. In fair weather, a level field with scattered shade will serve as the tourney field. Right beside the field, a very large, open-air, roofed "tabernacle" will be the commons area -- or the indoor list field in case of foul weather.

Location: Riverside Park, 717 238th Street, Milford, NE 68405

Site Hours: Open at 6 pm Friday night, closed Noon Sunday Location:
Barony of Mag Mor (Milford, Nebraska)

[CAL] Metal and Glass Workers Symposium

From 29 August to 1 September 2008, there will be a metal and glassworkers gathering. Three Rivers is sponsoring three full days of hands-on classes and demos, ranging from blacksmithing and knife-making to repousse to coin-stamping to pewter-casting to stained glass... My list goes on and on!

This will be predominantly an outdoor event, with plenty of camping space available. There will also be a large barn on site, with poured concrete Location:
Barony of Three Rivers (Warrenton, Missouri)

January Calon Scrolls: Home and Family Life

The January '08 issue of the Calon Scrolls, which is Calontir's quarterly online Arts and Sciences newsletter, is now available for your enjoyment.

Mongol Invasion equestrian photos online

Eowyth Eorwine has posted an album of photos from the Mongol Invasion event in the Kingdom of Calontir on the Lionskin Photo Galleries website.

Mardi Gras in Fayetteville!

Mark Morley, Paul Byers, Elaine Conway, Todd Lewis, and Betty Graham of the local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism posed for the camera of Tony Macklin of the Fayetteville (Arkansas) Free Weekly during Mardi Gras festivities.

Calontir scroll blank photos online

Carres has posted photos from the Kingdom of Calontir's recent Blank Scroll Competition.

CalonSound Project at Calontir Coronation

Mathurin Kerbusso reports that the CalonSound Project will be recording performances at the upcoming Calontir Coronation.

[CAL] Lilies War XXII

Lilies War XXII "Grand Tournament of Artisans" June 13, 2008 - June 22, 2008

The dates for Lilies War XXII have been changed!
The new dates are
June 13, 2008 - June 22, 2008 As is tradition in the heartlands, Their Royal Majesties Calontir have decreed that a grand tournament and melee be organized for all of their nobles, knights, and commons; as well as their Royal Cousins and their subjects from across the Known World. This tournament is to be held on the ground of their forefathers, the Field of Lilies, and is to consist of all manner of pageantry, display and entertainment for all who might attend. Location:
Kingdom of Calontir (Smithville, Missouri)

[CAL] Melon Wars IV

Melon Wars IV - Vikings vs Saxons - April 25-27 2008

Please do check the revised web site and check out the official flyer for Melon Wars IV: Location:
Shire of Flinthyll (Burlington, Iowa)

Duncan Fearmach MacLeod to be Knighted in Calontir

Conde Fernando Rodriguez de Falcon reports that Duncan Fearmach MacLeod has been offered elevation to the Order of the Chivalry.

[CAL] A Spanish 12th Night

The Barony of The Lonely Tower Presents "A Spanish 12th Night" Saturday, January 5, 2008

Site Opens/Closes 9am - 9pm

Scottish Rite Cathedral
202 S. 20th St
Omaha, NE 68102

Take your best route to 1-80, take 1-80 to 1-480 North, and take the Douglas/Harney Street Exit. Follow exit road to Douglas Street. Turn right (east) onto Douglas and follow to 20th Street. Turn Location:
Barony of The Lonely Tower (Omaha, Nebraska)

[CAL] Kris Kinder

The Barony of Forgotten Sea presents Kris Kinder December 8, 2007.

KCI Expo Center
11730 N. Ambassador Dr.
Kansas City, MO 64153

Site opens at 7 am for merchants and 9 am for populace.
Site Fees: $10 adults ($3 non-member surcharge applies); $8 youths (10 to 17); children under 10 free.

Kris Kinder will be held at the KCI Expo Center, just a few blocks from I-29 and I-435 near the airport. This is a 36,000-square foot exhibit hall with room for merchants, commons, court and meetings. Location:
Barony of Forgotten Sea (Kansas City, Missouri)

New Calon Scrolls issue offers costuming theme

The latest issue of Calontir's arts and sciences newsletter, the Calon Scrolls, is available online and features the theme "Clothing and Clothing Accessories."

Anton and Isabeau, new Calontir Heirs

Sir Anton Cwith, inspired by Lady Isabeau De Beauxyeux, was the victor of the recent Crown Tourney in the Kingdom of Calontir. (photos)

Arts and Sciences at the University of Missouri

The setting was appropriate: the Arts and Sciences Building of the University of Missouri, Columbia, for an A&S symposium presented by Columbia's chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., and the MU Medieval Re-Enactment Society. Gwen Daniels of the Maneater has the story.