Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-04-09 06:39
Aine DeLacey has posted photos from the recent Championship/Bardic Competition/Pot Luck in Golden Rivers online.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-04-06 15:12
Khevron reports that Viscount Sir Titus Scipio Germanicus was the victor of the recent West Kingdom Crown Tourney. He fought for the honor of Baroness Eilis ni Roibeard O'Boirne.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-04-05 12:05
Hwaet! (With all due deference to our most glorious Baron) The time has come to defend our beautiful lands from the marauding Vikings! The inlet is defrosting and those awful pillagers (apologies Your most excellent Excellency) are preparing to ride.
Since Byrhtnoth is busy elsewhere, we're
going to have to take care of this problem (please don't kill the autocrat,
most beneficent Baron!) ourselves. So, break out your best early period
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-04-05 11:44
Their Majesties invite one and all to come and bear witness to the coronation of their heirs. Come celebrate the grand traditions of the west with courts, arts & sciences, fighting, singing, dancing, and archery.
Beltane will be held at the Marie Hill Ranch, 43700 Highway 128, Cloverdale, CA 95425.
Site Hours: Site opens at noon on Friday, closes at 4pm on Sunday. Merchants will be allowed in starting at 10 am Friday.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-04-02 10:11
Brigit the Chaste reports that she has posted an album of photos from the recent White Shield event in the Kingdom of the West.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-03-30 08:08
Mistress Etaine announced that a vigil was held March 21, 2008 to allow Master Emmerich of Vakkerfjell, OL to contemplate his elevation to the Order of the Pelican the following day.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-03-27 19:19
Vinhold is Invading! Save the sheep! Beware, for Vinhold has taken up arms and a Viking theme for this year's Baron's Championship.
Events to include:
There will be prizes for first place in each competition. These
events will be run concurrently with our Rapier championship and our
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-03-27 19:11
You have friends, neighbors or co-workers interested in this hobby you have, but aren't sure of the best event to take or send them to? We worry not any further, this is the event in need. This event is even great for the seasoned SCA'er that would like to learn something new.
We will have a nice selection of classes that will cover things like SCA camping, fighting, lists for both the new fighter AND the
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-03-27 15:28
The Baron and Baroness of Selviergard, Sir Georg of Glacier's Edge and Katarzina Porajski invite all to join them at this momentous event in the life of Selviergard! Journey to Stephen de la Bere's holding in Willow where we shall honor our forebears in true Viking spirit with games and contests of yore – Sheep Stealing, Bear Pit heavy tourney, Rock, Beer Maid of Valhalla, an Archery contest, a Ballista competition, the most Offensive Garb Fashion Show and flying chickens! Location:
Barony of Selviergard (Willow, Alaska)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-03-26 15:19
Collegium Occidentalis is comimg soon! Saturday, April 26 to be precise. Collegium will take place at the same site it did last spring: the Sierra Arden School, 890 Morse St., in Sacremento, CA.
Fun and challenging classes are planned! Here's just a few of the classes being offered:
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-03-26 13:49
“BEWARE THE IDE’s OF APRIL for if YOU still wield the sword of the Palatine Baron of the Far West thou shalt perish!” THUS SETH THE GODS! Hearing this, and having sated his blood lust at Estrella, Baron Vail wisely laid aside his sword and decided to hold an Arts and Sciences Coronet Tournament on the 12th of April to select his replacement.
All Far West artisans are invited to compete for the coronet by entering their 5 best creations finished within the borders of the Far West using quill, brush, needle, etc. etc. anything but swords. ALL ARTISANS are invited to apply immediately to enter this tournament to Baron Vail and Baroness Marixsa at FWCoronet@yahoo.com.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-03-22 19:24
Esmeralda of the Lakes, of the Kingdom of the West, has posted her galleries of photos from Estrella War XXIV on her website.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-03-19 14:08
Duke Henrik Olsgaard offers his views of the recent Estrella War on the Photobucket website.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-03-11 15:32
Baron Khevron of the Principality of Oertha in the West Kingdom reports that his heraldry-related comic Heraldrydiculous has passed the 100 mark (104 at last count.)
Submitted by Aine DeLacey on Fri, 2008-02-29 15:48
Aine deLacey shares an album of photographs from the West Kingdom's Twelfth Night celebration.
Submitted by Aine DeLacey on Tue, 2008-02-26 08:35
Lady Aine DeLacey shares her photos from the Cynaguan Winter Investiture, in the West Kingdom.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-02-20 12:33
Lady Aine DeLacey reports that photos from the recent Investiture in the Principality of Cynagua (Kingdom of the West) are now available to view online.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-02-14 20:39
DAY of BLOOD, March 29th, 2008 Now that the Shire of Hrafnafjordr has awoken from its winter rest, we would like invite all to take part in our annual Day of Blood tournament. This event will again feature a heavy prize tourney, A&S contest of best roman footwear, a Roman Chariot Race, and we will again call for a champion of the shire. Yes that means two heavy tourneys (Blood, Blood, Blood)! Location:
Shire of Hrafnafjordr (Soldotna, Alaska)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-02-13 11:36
Viviana Viviani has posted photos from the Kingdom of the West's 12th Night celebration on the Flickr website.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-01-31 16:41
Baron Khevron reports that Viscount Sir Cyrus Aurelius, fighting for Lady Gwyneth Rhiannon of the Sea, was the victor of the recent Coronet Tourney in the Principality of Oertha.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-01-28 16:28
Join the Barony of Selviergard as we host our second Baronial Collegium. There will be an hour set aside for a brown bag lunch in the middle of the day. No food will be provided, so please bring your own!
Date: Sat., February 9, 2007
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-01-26 16:53
Fyne and Goode Folk, all! Be it knowne that the Canton of Borderwinds doth invite you to our annual Court of Love, honoring our Lady of Love and Beauty, Lady Gillian Trenowyth, and her Courageous Knight, Viscount Sir Leohtulf of the Silver Hills, our Lord Protector! Join us for a day filled with tourney fighting and a night of feasting and playful revelry!
DATE: Saturday, February 23rd, 2008
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-01-26 12:34
The Textile Guild is hosting a Dyeing Workshop on Feb. 2, 2008 starting at 10:00 am. The workshop will be held in Santa Clara (near San Jose, 1 hour South of San Francisco). Mistress Seelie Brianna Sutherland will be teaching.
We will be running 3 dye baths: Indigo, Cochineal, and Turmeric (with
one iron and one alum mordanting).
The colors we will be achieving are: blues, reds, purples, yellows, and
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-01-26 12:03
Come one, come all and join the Captain in honoring the Heart of Winter's Gate, at our Heart's Revel. Come join Winter's Gate for an afternoon and evening of good fun on Saturday February 9, 2008.
There will be a favor making class for all who are interested. We will
also be utilizing the site’s wonderful dance floor, so don’t forget your
dancing shoes!!! The Heart's Whim is sweet treats from the Middle East.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-01-21 19:38
Margrethe Astrid Ravn reports that DunDraCon, a gaming convention that runs from February 15-18, 2008 in San Ramon, California, is looking for SCA members to serve as experts and offer demos.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-01-21 12:00
Gelis of Balweary has posted an album of photos on the SmugMug website from 12th Night in the Kingdom of the West.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-01-17 19:01
Dregal and Bronwyn, Prince and Princess of Cynagua, Request the pleasure of your company at the Celebration of the Investiture of Their Heirs, Alden and Constantina, on Saturday, January Twenty-sixth, Anno Societatis XLII.
Please join Them at Harvest Hall at Thirty-Eight Hundred Cornucopia Way in Modesto, California between the hours of ten in the morning and ten in the evening.
Following Investiture Court, Alden and Constantina invite all Combatants to participate in a double elimination Armoured Combat Tournament. The Tournament shall be open to all entrants, with the member of the Cynaguan Guard that advances the furthest to be named Capitan. Bring your armor and come test the mettle of the Cynaguan Guard. The tournament will be double elimination. Their Highnesses request that each combatant come prepared to deliver a toast during invocation.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-01-15 17:46
The West Kingdom Needleworkers Guild and the Caidan School of Needlework invite one and all to come & enjoy classes designed for the Embroiderer seeking more in-depth instruction and historical information.
Some of the featured classes include Opus Anglicanum (Dame Richenda
Elizabeth Coffin), Elizabethan Sweetbags in Depth (Baroness Eowyn
Amberdrake), and Voided Work Pattern Design (Baroness Sabrina de la
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-01-11 10:42
Didn't get enough dancing at Twelfth Night? Love to dance and didn't get to Twelfth Night? Never fear! It is time once again for the Crosston Dance Ball!
If you enjoy historical dancing to music made by live musicians, here is your chance to twinkle your toes, flex your feet, nimbly amble, sonorously stamp, and lithely leap.
Saturday 26 January
Doors open at 10 AM
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-01-03 21:34
The Incipient Shire of Pavlok Gorod (Kodiak, AK) is pleased to announce the fifth annual celebration of tales from all cultures!! Traditional games and contests from the previous events will include: the potluck dishes with the best fairytale pun/ connection to a traditional tale and best documentation; best bardic rendition of a traditional tale; and Rapunzel's hair braiding.
New activities this year will include the