Tis the hunting season once again in Politarchopolis. Join us on Saturday in a quest, rapier tournament, roving round, kite flying and twilight heavy tournament. At night enjoy the Wild Hunt: dancing, music, feasting and masquerade under the stars. Sunday sees the excitement of the Hunt through the forests and glades of Politarchopolis. Price includes camping, lunches, masquerade and dinner. Gas cooking provided for breakfast. Prize to be awarded for best mask.
Barony of Politarchopolis (Sheldricks Lane, NSW)
The Balingup Medieval Festival has new royalty: King Simon and Queen Ally, a romantic duo who are also members of the SCA. The Donnybrook-Bridgeport (Australia) Mail interviewed the couple for a recent article.
On the October Long Weekend the Barony of Mordenvale will open up it lands once again so that those who are inclined may wage war amongst themselves, preferably on the war field. The event is a fully catered event and will also include a wonderful assortment of merchants, arts and sciences as well as tavern and coffee house.
When : Gates open Friday 3rd of October and the event continues through until Monday
Barony of Mordenvale (Branxton, New South Wales)
Come to the Investiture of the next Baron and Baroness of Ildhafn, the Bal d'Argent, classes covering all a gentleman needs to know, and lots of fabulous food - all set in London in 1600.
Date - 12-14th September 08
Place - Ildhafn (Auckland, NZ)
Cost - NZ$40, or NZ$55 with extra meals
(for adult members, for whole event, paid before the 12th of August -
email me or consult the website for non-members, children, etc).
Barony of Ildhafn (Auckland, New Zealand)
Anna de Witte and myself, Caterine de Vantier, of the bountiful Barony of
Ildhafn, wish to advertise to you that the annual celebration known as St
Catherine's Faire, will in this year (Anno Societas 43) be held over the
summer months, from the date of Friday the 5th of December to the date of
Sunday the 7th of December.
The event will be located at the fine venue of Motu Moana, in the coastal
Barony of Ildhafn (Auckland, New Zealand)
All are invited to attend our mid winter Shakespeare/Renaissance Ball to the live music from Earthly Delights. Saturday 19 July, 2008 7.30pm - 11.30pm St Johns Church Hall, Reid.
All are welcome, no partners necessary. Supper contributions encouraged.
Tickets $16 or $8 children under 15 accompanied by paying, supervising adult.
SCA Discount - get a list of ten+ people together, and pay group
Earthly Delights Historic Dance Academy (Reid, ACT)
Come one, come all. Yes, it's Tocal time again! Fight, feast, and fall over into your nice warm bed. We are having an Eastern European theme with a focus on Polish and Hungarian food and culture in the late SCA period.
When: 12- 13 July, 2008
Times: 11am List and armour Inspection Opens, 12pm Lunch, 1.30pm Tourney,
Address of Site: CB Alexander Agricultural College, Tocal Road
Barony of Mordenvale (Newcastle, New Sout Wales)
Suth Guild Hall in conjunction with The Woodworkers Guild Presents: "One Good Turn Deserves Another - A day of Wood Turning."
Learn the basic elements of this age-old craft.
Add extra skills to your woodworking.
Develop techniques to make different types of SCA gear.
How can this mighty challenge happen?
Using various resources within the region encompassed by the Suth Guild,
the Esteemed Brother Waldo Turner (Member or the Embittered Poor) will
Barony of Stormhold (Melbourne, Victoria)
Spring into two days of classes on all sorts of music and dance with a Feast
and Caroso Ball on Saturday night. Lunches provided. Massage Therapist in
For Members and College Members. Full Weekend: $35, 1 Day + Feast & Ball:
$24, F&B only: $19, 1 Day only: $10. Non-Memb. Add $2, If Not Booked Add $5
if feasting or $1 per lunch if day only. Contact Steward re
Barony of Politarchopolis (Greenway, ACT)
Everyone knows that the real magic of the SCA happens after dark. Lady Sancha da Sylva proves this with a small album of photos taken at night at the most recent Rowany Festival in the Kingdom of Lochac.
Household Knightshade from the Shire of Bordescros will host an
informal "Arts and Sciences Workshop" to encourage the Good Gentles
of Deniliquin and other Bordertownes to Understand the "Gentler Aspects of the SCA"…..
It is anticipated that*) mini-collegia will be held in:
Helpful Heraldry – *for that they shouldst choose a new name*
Costuming – *what wouldst thou have worn*?
Shire of Bordescros (Deniliquin, New South Wales)
Inter College war is an annual event where the various university SCA groups (colleges) compete with each other to determine which is the best college. The competitions usually take the form of a mix of combat and arts & sciences.
When is college war?
5pm Thursday 10th July to Midday Monday 14th July
Where is college war?
College War this year is being helds at Caloola Retreat, located 30 kms south from Tuggeranong Town Centre. Caloola Farmhouse Caloola Campground
College of St. Aldhelm (Tharwa, ACT, Australia)
On the weekend of the 10-11th May we are holding the King Salamander and
Isabella's Birthday Bash and Camping event.
It will be held at Crossroads Medieval Village site near Yass and if you
don't feel like camping we can provide some accommodation with the populace.
The event will be filled with collegia at this stage on: cooking feasts in
earth ovens (Baron Bastian de Grosse), pottery making (Master Alex the
Shire of Torlyon (Yass, New South Wales)
The King is coming! His Majesty Berengar of Nancy will be grace the barony with his presence at the Baronial Rapier Championship and New Year's Celebration.
Saturday will have rapier tourneys, dancing and a feast. The Arts and Sciences competition is for the finest dedication, salutation or lamentation, before, during or after a bout. The feast will be served especially for His Majesty from "To The King's Taste". Also, entertainment fit for a King!
Barony of Politarchopolis (Canberra, Australia)
Residents of Melbourne, Australia rarely have a chance "to get in touch with medieval culture" according to the age.com.au reporter Patricia Maunder who spent some time with Karen Hovenga, the Baroness of Stormhold in the Society for Creative Anachronism.
The College of St Malachy Presents: Newcomer's Feast, a Feast of St Malachy
Saturday, 19th of April
Where: Bulli Masonic Hall, Princes Hwy Bulli NSW
How much: Booked before the 10th of April: $16,
after 10th and at door: $20.
Dress code: To maintain a medieval atmosphere at the
feast, we ask that all attendees make an attempt at
pre-1600 clothing. If you have nothing to wear,
please contact the event steward about borrowing
College of St Malachy (Bulli, New South Wales)
Come, join with Radburne in celebrating our Anniversary with feasting and fighting as we commence our third year - this year it becomes tradition!
The feast will be held on Saturday 19 April 2008 at CWA Halls, Wingewarra Street, Dubbo. Doors will open at 5.30pm. An attempt at pre-1600 clothing is be required. Limited clothing will be available from the Hospitaller.
A night of diverse entertainment and pleasures will follow good food, make new friends and reacquaint with the not so new! Entertainment with include dancing, a play and the Radburne Bardic challenge - a poem, a tale or a song to win the prize.
Shire of Radburne (Dubbo, New South Wales)
As part of the National Multicultural Festival in February, we have had the opportunity to organise an Italian Renaissance Ball with live music from the band Earthly Delights. Yeah!
We would like to invite you to join us, and are offering people who read this message discount entry of $12, $5 under 15yrs. Simply send
us an email with your contact details and pay at the door. Tickets are
normally $16, $8 under 15yrs. No partners are necessary and all the
Earthly Delights (Reid, ACT)