Kingdom of Meridies

[MER] Festival of the Golden Lily X

The Shire of Beau Fort invites you to celebrate its tenth Festival of the Golden Lily at the Carnivale in Venice. There will be the Golden Lily Tournament for the Fighters as well as a Rapier Tournament. There will also be classes, a human chess game, and a masked ball at revel. Lady Bebbin is planning a feast that will delight your taste buds. Site opens at 5 p.m on Friday and closes at 10 am Sunday.

Simon the Wanderer Elevated to the Order of the Pelican in Meridies

On December 6th, 2008 at Magna Faire, it was announced that the THL Simon the Wanderer had been brought into the most esteemed Order of the Pelican.

[MER] Convivium Collegialis XI

The Shire of Glynn Rhe presents CONVIVIUM COLLEGIALIS XI -The Make and Take Event- one day only - Saturday, February 28, 2009 at the Dream Center of Decatur 312 8th Street SW. Decatur, Alabama 35601

[MER] Black Gryphon: Canterbury Tales

The Barony of Thor's Mountain Presents: Black Gryphon: Canterbury Tales February 13-15, 2008 Fall Creek Falls State Park, Pikeville, TN 2009 Village Camp Rd., Pikeville, TN 37367

[MER] Meridian Heraldic Symposium

I am pleased and excited to announce the 2009 Meridian Heraldic Symposium will be hosted by the Barony of Thor's Mountain in conjunction with their event Black Gryphon, to be held Feb. 13-15, 2009 at Fall Creek Falls State Park in Pikeville, TN. Please, join me in appreciation of the Barony of Thor's Mountain for their great kindness and willingness to serve the Kingdom of Meridies and the heraldic community by hosting the Heraldic Symposium.

[MER] Midwinter A&S 2009

Whereas Baron Cathal and Baroness Caroljane and all our subjects of the Barony desire a merry winter celebration of artistic endeavours so do we make bold to present an invitation to you all and sundry to accept the bountiful hospitality of the South Downs beginning on the eve of the feast of St. Jarlath, being 31 January, A.S. XLiii or 2009 in the Gregorian, and there attend the MidWinter Arts & Sciences Faire.

[MER] 12th Night in the Country

The Shire of Arenal Presents "12th Night in the Country" on January 10, 2009 at the American Legion Post 340, located at 8890 Ashland Ave, Pensacola, FL, 3234, just south of Hwy 90.

[MER] Jour d'Amour IV

Hello! Once again the Shire of Drakenmere presents its homage to love at our fourth Jour d'Amour, this year with a focus on Persian Romance. As part of the festivities we will host the third Iron Garb competition!

In the Iron Garb competition, teams of up to four people compete to create an entire outfit in one day. Each competition has a different focus or theme that is revealed the morning of the competition, and at the end of the day Location:
Shire of Drakenmere (Flovilla, Georgia)

Gatalop 2008 photos online

V. Danielle of the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann has published an album of photos from the recent Gatalop event which took place at the fort on Dauphin Island in Mobile, Alabama (Kingdom of Meridies).

[MER] Magna Faire

Magna Faire: Feast of St. Nicholas And the Baronial Investiture of Lord Killian and Lady Katherine December 5 - 7, 2008

Camp Woodmen of the World
414 WOW Road
Blountsville, AL 35031

Travel down the Danube with us as we search for St. Nicholas, patron saint of travelers, sailors, brewers, and children!! Enjoy a hardy feast from the Danube River regions prepared by Sensei Kojin (limited to 100 guests). Location:
Barony of Iron Mountain (Blountsville, Alabama)

Meridies Fall 2008 Crown List photos

Muirghein reports that an album of photos taken by Lord Gregor Wilhemson of the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Meridies is now available to view online.

32 do battle for Throne of Meridies

About 200 people were on hand recently to cheer on the combatants vying for the Throne of the Kingdom of Meridies. Jamon Smith, Staff Writer for the Tuscaloosa (Alabama) News covered the story.

Godwine and Francesca are heirs in Meridies

Count Godwine of Sherbourne fighting for Countess Francesca di Foggia was victorious at Meridian Fall Crown List hosted by the Shire of Oakeborne Keep.

Video from Meridian Fall Crown List

The Tuscaloosa News produced a video feature on Meridies' Fall Crown List held October 10-12 as hosted by the Shire of Oakbourne Keep.

[MER] Viking Games

Disappointed that the Beijing Olympics have come and gone? Craving more sporting competitions? Want to ogle more sweating athletes glistening in the sun? ant to play with weapons that double as sporting equipment?

If you answered yes to any of the questions above, do we have the event for you!

The Barony of Bryn Madoc proudly presents: Viking Games
October 17-19, 2008

Camp Daniel Morgan Location:
Barony of Bryn Madoc (Rutledge, Georgia)

Meridies Fall 2008 Coronation photos online

Danielle has posted an album of photos from the recent Coronation of Their Majesties Seth and Gwendolen of the Kingdom of Meridies on her SmugMug website.

Meridies War Practice photos online

Muirghein reports that photos taken by Lord Gregor Wilhelmson of the recent Meridies War Practice held at Overlook Park in Prattville, Alabama are now available for viewing on SmugMug.

Pictures from Meridies Coronation and 30th Anniversary

Lady Flannait reports that she has posted an album of photos from the recent Coronation in the Kingdom of Meridies.

[MER] Harvest Moon

Come join us as we celebrate the Harvest. Friday evening there will be a Bardic Circle and Traveler's Faire. Come eat and tell us your tales, or sing us a song.

The Autocrate and the Knight's Marshall have their heads together planning new games for the fighter's and the populace. Single and unaccompanied fighters will be AUCTIONED, the first tourney requires the assistance of a lady. So Ladies bring your purse. Location:
Shire of Thorngill (Cullman, Alabama)

Meridies 2008 Kingdom A&S photos online

Maysun, Meridies Kingdom A&S Officer, has posted an album of photos from the recent Kingdom A&S event on the Kingdom's A&S website.

[MER] Fall Crown List

Please join Their Majesties Seth and Gwendolen as they determine their Heirs!

The Barony of Iron Mountain and the Incipient Shire of Okeborne Keep invite you to come and watch as the best and boldest fighters of the Realm strive for honor, glory and the right to become Meridies’ next King! Merchants welcome – no fees! Contact the autocrat.

Camp Horne
13633 Keene's Mill Road Location:
Barony of Iron Mountain (Cottondale, Alabama)

[MER] Meridian Grand Tournament

Ladies and gentlemen, lords and ladies, gentles of all ages, it is time again for that greatest of all shows of Meridian Pageantry, Prowess and Chivalry - Meridian Grand Tournament!

When? September 26-28 2008

Where? WoW Camp in Royal Alabama (I know I know. You are all saying - its so far away, stuck in the corner of the kingdom and we never use that site for ANYTHING see the website for directions if you can't remember how to get Location:
Shire of An Dun Theine (Royal, Alabama)

[MER] Legends XVII

Please come and help us celebrate our 20th anniversary with a weekend full of oriental delights and fights. Friday night starts the festivities with gaming, wonderful ambience and an oriental wayfarers.

When the moon sets and the sun rises, warriors can prepare for battle with a hearty breakfast provided by Sir Savogg and his lady wife Baroness Enowyn. Much strength and prowess will be needed to win the tourney and become Sol Haven’s traditional “Defender of the Sun”. Once our defender is established, the art of war will continue with melee excursions throughout the afternoon. Location:
Shire of Sol Haven (Crawfordville , Georgia)

[MER] Wine List XIX

The Shire of Glynn Rhe is hosting Wine List XIX October 3-5, 2008 at Cumberland Center in Columbia, TN. The event is very fighter-oriented, but does have something for those who enjoy making or tasting period adult beverages. In a twist on traditional A & S competitions, the team that wins the Wine List melee tourney will judge the event's only A & S contest and determine who has provided the "Best Period Adult Beverage." Location:
Shire of Glynn Rhe (Columbia, Tennessee)

[MER] Meridian Coursing Practice

The Meridian Coursing Guild is pleased to offer two practices this fall Sunday, October 5, 10am CST and Sunday, November 2, 10am CST

To be located at Holly Springs stables in Mentone, AL (northeastern AL). This is the same location as the Northern Meridian equestrian practices (which fall on the Saturdays of the above weekends).

We will be using part of a huge pasture, ideal because the course Location:
Meridian Coursing Guild (Mentone, Alabama)

[MER] Meridian Coursing Practice

The Meridian Coursing Guild is pleased to offer two practices this fall Sunday, October 5, 10am CST and Sunday, November 2, 10am CST

To be located at Holly Springs stables in Mentone, AL (northeastern AL). This is the same location as the Northern Meridian equestrian practices (which fall on the Saturdays of the above weekends).

We will be using part of a huge pasture, ideal because the course Location:
Meridian Coursing Guild (Mentone, Alabama)

Middle Ages re-enactors practice medieval battle techniques

Down by the river bend, a man with a notepad and a tape recorder stands by while watching two warriors engaged in fierce combat. Casey Phillips of the Chattanooga Times Free Press was there to record the story.

[MER] Gatalop XXV

The Barony of the Osprey presents: Gatalop XXV October 23-26, 2008

Fort Gaines
51 Bienville Blvd.
Dauphin Island, Al 36528

Once again, we will transform Ft. Gaines on Dauphin Island into the Meridian Fortress by the Sea!

Directions: Take your best route to I-10 west of I-65 to exit 17 South towards Dauphin Island. Follow the road until it dead-ends on the Island at the 3-way stop ( SCA signs will be posted ), take a left and follow to Ft. Ga ines. Location:
Barony of the Osprey (Dauphin Island, Alabama)

Mobile Renaissance Faire

Mobile Renaissance Faire

3603 Mobile Highway,
Pensacola, Florida 32505
or P.O. Box 36333,
Pensacola, FL, 32516.
Mobile phone (850) 572-1407- office (850) 429- 8462-Fax (850) 470-0012 GCRENFAIRE @ AOL.COM WWW. GCRF. NET

Mobile Renaissance Faire SCA Information Sheet Faire is on Nov. 15-16, 2008, 10a-5p, at the Mobile Fairgrounds, 1035 Location:
Mobile, Alabama

[MER] Knight's Gambit

Welcome one and all to ALL the fighting you can Stand. Come fight those elusive Knights that you've heard about, but have yet to meet. This again, will be a training session with the Knights- one on one with each Knight until you are too tired to do anything but sit for an amazing feast and relax.

There will also be a squire and men-at-arms list- double elimination. Armor inspection will start Location:
Shire Brantestone (Cullman, Alabama)