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[ANT] An Tir - West War 2013

Come once again to the beautiful coastlands and the epic war between the mighty Kingdoms of An Tir and the West. There will be battles, both heavy and rapier, & target archery. There will be Arts and Sciences, and there will be fine merchants.

[WES] Mists Spring Coronet

Their Highnesses, The Hammer-Handed Bjarnheðinn, and Dýrfinna both Fleet and Beautiful, invite all to bear witness at Their Coronet Tournament, to determine Their heirs.

[WES] Eskalyan Cherry Blossom

Greetings to the wonderful populace of Oertha!  I invite you, one and all, to join us in celebration of the coming of spring and the Cherry Blossom Festival.

[WES] Selviergard's Tenth Year Celebration

Almost ten years ago, a new barony was formed in the Kingdom of the West. This barony, steeped in a long and colorful history has grown in prowess, honor, and service over the short amount of time it has been around. Now is the time to celebrate our past and welcome our future with a full weekend of activities; pulling some of the favored fun from the times past and new activities we enjoy today.

[WES] White Shield, 2013

Lords and Ladies, you are invited to join the Barony of Darkwood at the 2013 White Shield Tournament, March 16, 2013.

[WES] Spring Collegium

Come join us at the Wasilla Boys and Girls Club for this year’s Spring Collegium—a full day of classes, on a variety of subjects, including clothing, jewelry, 101 classes, and even something for the kids.  In addition, if there are interested parties, we should be able to arrange a space to put an A&S Display--just inquire.

[WES] March Crown Tournament

Come bear witness and join Their Majesties, Obadiah and Ascelin, as They hold the tournament to determine who shall be Their heirs! 

"La mandragola" online

Hirsch reports that a video of Niccolò Machiavelli's play La mandragola (The Mandrake Root), as performed by the Golden Stag Players at West Kingdom Twelfth Night, is now available to view online.

[WES] 29th Annual Court of Love

Get your tickets early for the Canton of Borderwinds' (in the Barony of Tarnmist)  29th Annual Court of Love, on Saturday, March 9, 2013. This " no hats" event will be held at Ramona Garden Park in Arroyo Grande, CA. The site opens at 10:30 am, and ends at 11 pm.

[WES] Emeritus Feast

Come and join us in feasting and fellowship to celebrate the good folks who helped to found one of the oldest shires in the Kingdom.
Entertainment, bardic, and a live auction.

[WES] Crosston Dance Ball

Dancers, musicians, & merry-makers of the Shire of Crosston invite you to bid farewell to flesh and celebrate Carnevale. We will dance from day through the candlelit evening, with pauses for refreshment and singing, & you are encouraged to don a mask to add to the mystery.

Sir Kenric Maur Oertha's newest Prince

The result of the January 19, 2013 Coronet Tournet in the Principality of Oertha, Kingdom of the West, as reported by cell phone, was: Viscount Sir Kenric Maur defeated Cruscillius, 2 out of 3 in the final bout to take the Coronet.

[WES] War College

War College - Kingdom of the West (Gustine, CA) February 2, 2013

SCA bound together by "artistry, craftsmanship and chivalry"

In early January, 2013, the West Kingdom crowned its King and Queen with all the pomp and ceremony due Their ranks. Karen Rarey, correspondent for the Contra Costa Times, attended the Coronation and learned about the SCA.

West Kingdom 12th Night 2013 photos online

Duchess megan reports that she has created an album of photos from 12th Night which took place recently in the Kingdom of the West. The photos are available on Flickr.

Two offered Peerages at West Kingdom 12th Night

Duchess Megan reports that at Their Court at 12th Night, Their Majesties Roger and Zenobia of the Kingdom of the West offered Peerages to two of Their subjects.

[WES] Perfectly Period Feast III

The year is 1579 and you are invited to spend the weekend at the  Aureli villa,  located on the banks of the Po River just outside the city of Ferrara. The Viscontessa has planned a lavish feast for her royal guests and their entourage, showcasing the talents of the cooks,  musicians, singers and dancers under her patronage.

[WES] Northern Wolf Prize Tournament and Collegium

The Shire of Wolfscairn invites one and all to the Northern Wolf Prize Tournament and Collegium, held in the beautiful Shire of Wolfscairn at Finley Park. The date to remember is Saturday, February 23, 2013.

[WES] Grand Archery Tourney

The Canton of Hawks Haven summons and invites all archers and crossbowmen to our annual Medieval Archery Tournament! Test your skills against the best archers of the West Kingdom. Honor, infamy and prizes await those who are the top shot. Those who wish to vie for that coveted honor of “The Hood” of Darkwood may also compete.

[WES] Cynaguan Winter Investiture

Please come and celebrate the Investiture of the Lord and Lady of the Swan, Thors Stagge and Eowyn! Plan to spend the day with us in fellowship and merriment.

[WES] 12th Night

You have been invited to 12th Night in Warriors Gate.

[WES] Cynagua Business Meeting

It is that time again for our semi-annual business meeting. We have a new location for this one and I am already in love with the owner, he is fabulous. His banquet room holds 50 and he stated we can add to that if necessary. I will be trying out the food this weekend, but if what I heard online is true, we are looking at some good stuff.

[WES] Yule

Welcome, one and all to our Annual Celebration of Midwinter Solstice and Yule!! Join us for a day of warmth and merrymaking as we fend off the terrible cold outside.

[WES] Crystalmist Yule Feast

The Shire of Crystalmist, Cynagua’s northern border guard, welcomes all to their annual Yule Feast.  This year’s feast promises to be a special occasion, as Their Highnesses grace us with Their presence.

[WES] Jingles

Come celebrate the Season with the friendly folk of Southern Shores!

Zaid al-Fallah Haji offered elevation in the Kingdom of the West

Duchess Megan reports that at Their recent Crown Tourney, Their Majesties Roger and Zanobia offered elevation to the Order of the Pelican to Zaid al-Fallah Haji.

[WES] Winter Coronet and Investiture

As the cold winter winds of the Arctic take hold, Their Highnesses Varyag and Trava, Prince and Princess of Oertha, invite one and all to bear witness to the selection of Their Heirs by right of combat and Their Investiture the following day.

[WES] Feast of the Appreciative Populace

The Feast of the Appreciative Populace will bring together larger elements of The Feast of the Immaculate Conception which began in the seventh century to honor the day Mary was conceived. Attendees are invited honor all Ladies instead of one specifically. 

Bjarnheðinn Hamarsson and Dýrfinna Guðmundsdottir new Lord and Lady of the Mists

Hirsch reports that Bjarnheðinn Hamarsson was the victor of the September 29, 2012 Coronet Tournament in the Principality of the Mists, Kingdom of the West. His Highness was inspired by Dýrfinna Guðmundsdottir.

[WES] Beacons Gate Boar Hunt and Feast

The holidays are coming, and so is the Province of the Mists Annual BeaconsGate Boar Hunt and Feast!