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Leohtulf of the Silver Hills new Lord of the Mists

On the West Kingdom list, it was reported that Leohtulf of the Silver Hills defeated Loy Schiemann der Klein in the finals of the recent Coronet Tournament in the Principality of the Mists. Leohtulf was inspired by Gillian Trenowyth. (video)

[WES] Mists Investiture

Alfar, by right of arms Prince of the Mists and Leticia, by her grace and beauty, Princess of the Mists, invite you to join them for the Investiture of Their Heirs, Leohtulf and Gillian.

[WES] Cynagua Fall Coronet

Their Highnesses Eric and Annora welcome all to a celebration of Cynagua’s 30th year Anniversary

[WES] Barony of Selviergard's Yule

The Barony of Selviergard invites you celebrate the joyous season of Yule in the Baron's favorite hunting lodge! Bring your devices and banners to display them proudly. There will be plenty of contests and activities, including the 7th annual Rock, Paper, Scissors contest to decide the Lord and Lady of Misrule! The prize is a haute couture hat designed by Heleyne and the winners gets sit at High Table for Feast!

[WES] Time for Tewder

Mae fy hofrenfad yn llawn llyswennod! In celebration of the House of Tudor's solid Welsh roots, Time for Tudor will be going a bit leeky this year. Dancing and camaraderie will fill our evening and a prize will be offered for Best Use of Leek in Food so bring something light to share in the Appetizer bar.

[WES] Rapier Training Retreat

I will be holding a Rapier Clinic on the 14th and 15th of November at my residence in Delhi CA. The workshop will focus mostly on rapier/dagger and how to maximize your effectiveness with that form. The other focus will be on the psychology of historical fencing and how to control the fight.

West Kingdom victor offers romantic proposal

West Kingdom herald Caoilinn Rose Maddox gives a "herald's point of view" of the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the West. The Tourney was won by Sir Uther Schiemann der Hunt, inspired by Kára Báreksdóttir, who received a romantic proposal. (photos)

[WES] West Kingdom Twelfth Night XLV

West Kingdom Twelfth Night XLV January 8-10, 2010 in Teufelburg (Concord, CA)

SCA Begins in Thailand

As of the West Kingdom's October Crown, the Society for Creative Anachronism officially has members and an incipient Canton in a country where it has never existed before: the modern Kingdom of Thailand.

[WES] Demo Day at the Park

Golden Rivers is having another demo! We would like to exhibit arts & sciences, fighting, heraldry, games, marshalling, dancing, etc. Bring whatever you like to do!

[WES] EverBeach War

It's not an Uprising. It's a Rising UP! The Oracles from the deep deserts of Fendrake Marsh have had a vision. "The West Kingdom will fall into the sea and be covered in the waters of the Great Western Oceans." Not ones to miss an opportunity to have fun, the populous of Fendrake Marsh invite you to come join us in competition, in the First EverBeach War, and get your share of future Beachfront Property!fight for? The masses of mercenaries that hope to carve out a new Kingdom of their own, or your rightful ruler, The King of the West?!

[WES] Crown Tournament

Please come bear witness as new Heirs are chosen to sit the thrones of the West. As an experiment, people will be able to reserve space on the list field in advance. If you are assigned space on the list field, you have agreed to provide a buffet table with food (think snacks) for 40 people for the parties Their Majesties hope to see this happening on the list field Saturday evening. (Drinks are optional…) Their Majesties will provide prizes for the three best tables.

[WES] Esfenn First Sword

Join us in sunny Esfenn for a day of fighting and feasting on Saturday, September 12, 2009.

Katherine d'Aquitane Elevated at Pennsic

At the final West Kingdom Court at Pennsic War, their Majesties of the West, Alden and Constantina, offered and elevated Katherine d'Aquitane to the order of the Pelican.

Video of Oertha's Summer 2009 Coronet on YouTube

Baron Khevron has posted video from the recent Summer 2009 Coronet in the Principality of Oertha (Kingdom of the West) on YouTube. Georg of Glacier's Edge was the victor of the tournament.

[WES] Lady Hawkin's Day

Celebrate a day of courtly love, romance and chivalry with unusual tourneys for both heavy (armored) and rapier, games, competitions, and the more genteel arts like hand kissing and dancing. So hang your heart on your sleeve (literally) and come have fun. The Populous will bid on the heavy fighters to represent them in the List. Bidders to have a favor (competition) to give to the combatant they win.

[WES] Silver Desert's Championship and Collegium

Up for a bit more fun the weekend after Ducal? ... then come to Silver Desert's Championship and Collegium (September 12-13, 2009)

[WES] Mists Bardic

Feasting season is upon us and now is the time that we join in warm company to listen to poem and song as we bear witness to the competition for the next Bard of the Mists.

[WES] Winter's Gate Harvest Captaincy

Come one, come all to the glorious choosing of Winter's Gate's newest militia captain! Festivities will be held Saturday, September 5th and Sunday the 6th, 2009

[WES] How to Host a War!

Come and join the Barony of Darkwood for a weekend of warmongering! Learn all facets of organizing and running a war event, from battlefield leadership to support crew, autocrating to manning the line. Play at games of war! Polish up the skills and tactics!

Family entertainment solution for hard economic times

“It’s something that’s fun for people who enjoy history, and it’s a great event that the whole family can come be a part of and have fun while they’re doing it,” said Louise Duchatte Bleu about the SCA at a recent event at the Manteca Senior Center in Manteca, California. Jason Campbell of the Manteca Bulletin has the story (slideshow)

Georg of Glacier's Edge winner of Oertha Coronet

Baron Khevron reports that Georg of Glacier's Edge, inspired by Katarzina Porajski, was the victor of the recent Coronet in the Principality of Oertha, West Kingdom.

Photos from the An Tir/West War 2009 posted online

Miyake Nobuhiro reports that he has created several photo sets of the recent An Tir/West War.

2009 Antir/West War photos online

Jaenakiffiny shares photos from the 2009 An Tir/West War which took place July 2-5, 2009 in Gold Beach, Oregon. Madame du Pont of the Shire de Tymberhavene also reports on a large album posted on SmugMug.

Photos from Cynagua Summer 2009 Investiture online

Áine de Lacy reports that she has created an album of photos from the Principality of Cynagua Summer 2009 Investiture. The event took place in Harvest Hall, Modesto, California, July 11, 2009.

[WES] Shire Wars

Come one and all to the War of the Shires! Teufelberg and Canale will go to battle at Camp Herms in El Cerrito on August 21st thru 23 (Gate opens at noon on Friday and closes at 5 on Sunday)

Áine de Lacy's photos of Spring 2009 West Kingdom activities

Lady Aine de Lacy has created several albums of photos from the recent West Kingdom events including the Teulfeburg Archery Tourney and the Golden Rivers Rapier Tourney and Collegium

Photos from Barony of the Far West

Friar Jak, Seneschal for the Barony of the Far West, has created an album of photos featuring happenings in the Stronghold of Battle Rock (Okinawa, Japan). The photos are posted on Picasaweb.

Titus and Eilis New Heirs to the West

Megan reports that Titus Scipio Germanicus defeated Viscount Cyrus Aurelius of Oertha in the finals of the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the West. His Highness was inspired by Eilis ni Roibeard O'Boirne.

Cynagua May 2009 Coronet Photos

Emma Westbrook has posted an album of photos taken at the recent May 2009 Coronet in the principality of Cynagua (Kingdom of the West) on her Flickr website.