Meridies

Kingdom of Meridies

Beggars Rebellion 2007

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The Shire of An Dun Theine (who else?) presents - Beggars Rebellion 2007: Another Totally Silly Event based loosely on Monty Python and the Holy Grail, and their stage production Spamalot.

Games, weapons scenarios, stuff for the kids AND the over-35 "I'm not dead yet" fighters!

At The Cumberland Centre: 3407 Gillespie Lane Columbia, Tennessee 38401

See our webpage at: http://www.anduntheine.org/beggars.html Location:
Shire of An Dun Theine (Columbia, Tennessee)

Regional Fighter Practice

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The Shire of Crimson River will be holding a regional fighter practice and potluck on Saturday, July 14th, 2007. We will begin around 10:00 and keep going until everyone gets tired or it gets too dark.

Bring a dish if you want to. Leave a donation if you want to. Either way, nothing is required except that you come and enjoy our hospitality.

There will be fighting of course. We will also be working on some heraldry basics. Location:
Shire of Crimson River (Clarksville, Tennessee)

Royal University of Meridies

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The Shire of Talmere invites you to the AS XLII assembly of the Royal University of Meridies. Join seekers of knowledge for a weekend of learning and sharing; night-time class slots will be offered to help beat the heat and expand class time. Hasten to reserve your chateau by the lake and a place at the table, as feast is limited to 150 for Lord Guillaume's European lowlands cuisine.

Site:
The Woodmen of the World Camp Location:
Shire of Talmere (Gainesville, Georgia)

Lusty Month of May in Meridies

Eirikr shares photos from the Lusty Month of May 07 event which took place recently in the kingdom of Meridies.

Shire Eagle library demo photos online

Members of Shire Eagle in the Kingdom of Meridies gathered recently for a demo at the Auburn (Alabama) Library. Eirikr has posted photos from the event.

Warriors die "an excellent death" at Auburn Library

Amy Weaver, Staff Writer for the Opelika-Auburn (Alabama) News reports on a recent demonstration presented by the Shire of the Eagle at Auburn City Library. Participant Laura Pate asked, "Who wouldn't love this world?"

Legends XVI photos online

Ivarr Ulfasson has posted an album of photos from the recent Legends XVI event on the Kingdom of Meridies.

Back to Basics

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This event is geared to answer all those questions that the newcomer does not even know to ask. This full featured event will include Equestrians showcasing they're talents and skills. Expertise in the marshaled arts will include: heavy fighters, light fighters (Rapier), youth combat, and archery. Classes in Arts and Sciences will also be scheduled through out the day.

Display of Heraldry shall be encouraged, so bring out your seldom used banners. So come forth one and all, enjoy our hospitality while we reveal the mysteries of the SCA to those new to the society. For those veterans out there who wish give guidance and instruction, we most welcome your skills and time. Location:
Shire of Glaedenfeld (Columbia, Tennessee)

Meridies teachers bring medieval dance to a modern world

During the day, Rebecca and Michael Myers of Maryville, Tennessee are high school teachers, but in their free time, they are teachers of another sort: medieval and renaissance dance.

Legends XVI: The Borgias

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Come and join us for Legends XVI: The Borgias, for lot of Fighting -- two Heavy Tourneys and two Rapier Tourneys -- Live Weapons and Archery and Performing Arts Competitions

Woodmen of the World Camp, 6045 Grant Ford Road, Gainesville, GA 30506

The time is the early 16th century. Pope Alexander VI has bribed his way into the Papacy, and has lavished titles and wealth upon his children. In the decadent spirit of this era, we are pleased to offer a lavish feast as well as many other decadent activities. Location:
Shire of Sol Haven (Gainesville, Georgia)

Age of Armor Demo

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The Shire of An Dun Theine is partnering with the Huntsville Museum of Art to do a family fun demonstration at the Museum on June 16th, Saturday 1:00 - 4:00. We want to invite all local SCA groups to come out and help kick off the exhibit with grand pageantry and style.

We will begin set up on the lawn of the museum beginning 10:00, but the actual fighting, dancing, and art demonstrations will not begin until Location:
Shire of An Dun Theine (Huntsville, Alabama)

Basil Rattenbury Elevated at May Tourney in Meridies

On a warm Spring evening in May, one of the shining stars of Meridies was recognized for his decades of service as Baron Basin Rattenbury became Master of the Order of the Pelican.

Kingdom of Meridies Arts & Sciences Faire

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The Shire of Brantestone Proudly Presents The Kingdom of Meridies Arts &Sciences Faire

June 1-3,2007
Camp Woodmen of the World, North Alabama
414 WOW Road,
Blountsville AL 35031

The Shire of Brantestone sends a request for all of the Kingdoms Artisans and Skilled Gentles to come and display your excellence and prowess during a weekend of fun, competitions and classes! All kingdom arts and sciences rules and categories apply. Besides classes, there will be guild meetings, information tables and artists corners where you can work on your projects or learn something new from others. Location:
Shire of Brantestone (Blountsville, Alabama)

Duke Sir Maximilian victor of Meridies Crown Tournament

On Legio Draconis, Duke Brannos reports that Duke Sir Maximilian claimed victory in the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Meridies.

Lusty Month of May

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Lords and Ladies, we invite you to join the Shire of Talmere in quickening the Spring with feasts of skill and bravery, romance and roguery, style and grace. So returns the Lusty Month of May! Come to watch the fighting, take a class or to enjoy the late spring with friends and family. Cooks of all experience levels are invited to participate in the Cast Iron Chef competition. Artisians are invited to compete in the A&S competition. We hope you will stay for a fabulous "Life is Short, Eat Dessert First" themed feast, and a Maypole dance, teen revel and European revel and hafla following feast. Location:
Shire of Talmere (Pine Mountain, Georgia)

Border Raids

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Rumbles of discontent are being heard on the Northern Borders. It's once again time to sharpen your swords, feather your arrows and join their Meridien Majesties as they meet the forces of the Dragon Crown on the field at Border Raids.

June 22 thru 24, 2007
Camp Carlson, 9210 US Route 60, Fort Knox, Kentucky 40121

Join us as the forces of Meridies and the Middle once again clash on the fields of Fort Carlson in Fort Knox Kentucky. We promise plenty of melees and more fighting than you can shake a stick at. Location:
Kingdom of Meridies (Fort Knox, Kentucky)

Summer Collegium IV: a Lammas-tide Celebration

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The incipient Shire of Drakenmere sends forth an invitation to all in our fair Kingdom and our neighboring Kingdoms as well. Please join us for a mid-summer collegium and harvest festival, where far more knowledge will be gained than book-learning and far more will be eaten than the first loaf of the harvest…

We will gather to teach, learn, and feast in Statesboro, Georgia on August 18 for Summer Collegium IV – a Lammas-tide Celebration. Location:
Incipient Shire of Drakenmere (Statesboro, Georgia)

Meridian SCAdians to help with Chamber of Commerce Renaissance Faire

Karen Middleton of the Athens, Alabama News-Courier reports on the planned activities of the fifth annual Ardmore (Tennessee) Renaissance Faire. The event is scheduled for April 21-22, 2007 and will feature participation by the Huntsville, Alabama chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism.

Fools' War

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Follow the call of the doumbeks and direct your camel towards the desert lands! Raid the Kasbah, battle for Megiddo, or assume the powers of Egyptian deities in our Friday tournament. Enjoy rapier fighting, equestrian activities, youth combat, children's activities, archery, live weapons, classes, shopping, a scavenger hunt, multiple nights of various revels, and much more!

Site: Lake Tobesofkee Recreation Area, Sandy Beach Park Location:
Shire of Tir Briste (Macon, Georgia)

Meridies Coronation

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Spring is such a wonderful time for our Kingdom to gather in friendship to acknowledge the reign of Gunther and Kora and to witness the investiture of a new King and Queen! Please join us for a day filled with feasting, reveling and friends and enjoy the White Rose Ball, which will offer dancing entertainment and delicious bounty to satisfy every taste.

Heavy combat will take place on Saturday morning, however, no rapier combat will be held at Coronation. The Queen's Rapier Champion tourney will be at Crown List on May 5th. Location:
Barony of Bryn Madoc (Rutledge , Georgia)

Newcomers Collegium VII

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The Shire of Owl's Nest Proudly Presents Newcomers Collegium VII Saturday, March 31, 2007

Pickett's Mill Battlefield
4432 Mt. Tabor Church Rd.
Dallas, GA 30157

Greetings fair gentles! The Shire of Owl's Nest would like to invite you to a once-a-year event specifically tailored for newer members and for those wishing to learn the basics of the SCA. This year's event is going to have a Roman theme! Lady Elisenda has a sumptuous faire planned for our lunch feast to fit the bill. Location:
Shire of Owl's Nest (Dallas, Georgia)

Dreamstone Tourney XXVIII

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The People's Barony of Bryn Madoc invites one and all to Dreamstone Tourney 28 to be held on April 19-21, 2007 at Camp Rutledge, Hard Labor Creek State Park in Rutledge, Georgia.

http://www.brynmadoc.org/dreamstone28.html

ACTIVITIES
FIRST TOURNAMENT — Bridesmaid Tournament. This is a single elimination tournament open only to those who have never won a tournament before. Location:
Barony of Bryn Madoc (Rutledge, Georgia)

Meridies Spring Crown Tournament

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The Shire of Arenal will host the Kingdom of Meridies Spring Crown Tournament on May 4-6, 2007 at the WOW Camp in River Springs, Alabama.

http://www.shireofarenal.com/index.htm Location:
Shire of Arenal (River Springs, Alabama)

Meridies and Gleann Abhann to host new A & S Faire at Gulf Wars XVI

To increase art activities at Gulf Wars XVI, there will be arts faires other than the 'Champions Battle' between Ansteorra and Trimaris, the Kingdoms of Meridies and Gleann Abhann would like to invite all artisans of the Known World to an Open Arts Faire.

Meridian Maneuvers

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Meridian Maneuvers February 23-25, 2007 at The Parks at Chehaw, Albany, GA

Reservations:
Lady Birna de Gourdon
Barbara Gagnon
blgagnon@bellsouth.net

Feast space will be available by reservation only and will be limited to 100 seats. Contact the Autocrat:
Lady Maegwynn Attewode
Megan Byrnes
jbyrnes@bellsouth.net Location:
(Albany, Georgia)

"Penfeathers" seeks young SCA authors

Yves de Fortanier, editor of Penfeathers, a quarterly periodical produced in the Kingdom of Meridies, is looking for material written by children in the SCA.

Cooking With The Sun

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Come join us for a weekend of hands-on cooking classes. We are pulling teachers from the cream of the Southeast, from both Meridies and Trimaris, and we promise to have some activities for the non-cooks.

Cooking With The Sun
A Cooking Collegium from the Shire of Camden Tor
February 2-4, 2007

Lowndes County 4-H Camp
4-H Camp Road,
Lake Park, GA 31636

We do promise to have Great Food and Plenty of it! Location:
Shire of Camden Tor (Lake Park, Georgia)

Golden Lily VIII

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THE YEAR IS 1560! COME JOIN US AS WE CELEBRATE THE ASCENSION OF ELIZABETH TO THE THRONE OF ENGLAND. THE SPOT AND TOPS TAVERN WILL BE OPEN FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY FOR YOUR GAMING AND EATING PLEASURE. SATURDAY WILL FIND THE DAY FILLED WITH OUR ANNUAL GOLDEN LILY TOURNAMENT, ARTS AND SCIENCES CLASSES, THE MERIDIAN HERALDIC SYMPOSIUM, CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES, AND OTHER ITEMS TOO NUMEROUS TO MENTION. Location:
SHIRE OF BEAU FORT (FLOVILLA, GEORGIA)

Jour d'Amour

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On behalf of the Incipient Shire of Drakenmere, we would like to extend a special invitation to all performing artists in Meridies to attend Jour d'Amour (Weekend of January 26-28) at Indian Springs State Park in Jackson, GA. The theme of the event is the "Venetian Carnivale," and thus we wanted to have a special emphasis on performing arts. We have arranged most of the day in the main hall to be set up solely for performing arts (Poetic Oration, European Dance, Middle Eastern Dance, Instrumentals, and Vocal Performance--if you have a question about where your performance might fit in, contact us, and we'll work something out). Location:
Incipient Shire of Drakenmere (Jackson, Georgia)

Shire of Arenals 2006 Shire Championship Slideshow

Domingos reports that a slideshow showing photos of the championship in the Shire of Arenal (Pensacola, Florida) is now available to view online. The group is located in the Kingdom of Meridies.