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West Kingdom

[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! 

[WES] Cynagua Fall Coronet

Greetings Cynagua and the West Kingdom Populous! Their Highnesses Princess Mari and Prince Brocc do invite all to participate in or bear witness to the Cynagua Coronet List to select their Heirs. Come join us for this epically fun Coronet!

Obidiah and Ascelin new Heirs in the West

Megan reports that Count Obadiah defeated Alfar Uthersson in the final bout of the Fall 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the West. His Highness was inspired by Ascelin.

[WES] Twelfth Night Coronation

Join your fellow denizens of the West as we celebrate the reign of Their Majesties Roger and Zanobia and the coronation of Their Heirs. 

[WES] Cloondara Rapier Championship

On October 21st A.S. XLVI (2012ce) the Shire of Cloondara will be holding a formal tournament to select our rapier champion. It will be a day of pageantry, challenge and fun. Including invocation held by the Ladies of the Shire, banners and heraldry!

[WES] Agincourt Shoot

Join the Province of the Silver Desert as we once again celebrate the battle of Agincourt with a really fun Archery event. Can you really shoot as well as the average period archer? Can the duck be hit this year?

[WES] A German Michaelmas!

Glücklich Festtag! (Happy Feast Day!) The winds of the Arctic are blowing from the North and the season of Harvest is drawing to a close. Join us on Saturday, Oct. 20th, at the GoldStream Community Center near Fairbanks, as Winter’s Gate celebrates the fruits of Harvest with a
feast in the style of Medieval Germany.

Equestrians rule at West Kingdom championship

“Hip hip huzzah!” writes staff writer Sara Jane Pohlman about the announcement of the Equestrian Champion for the Kingdom of the West. Pohlman visited the event and chronicled her observations in an article for the Lodi (California) News-Sentinel. (photos)

Godric of Castlemont made Laurel in the West

Gillian Trenowyth reports that Their Majesties King Roger and Queen Zanobia of the Kingdom of the West have chosen to elevation Their subject Godric of Castlemont to the Order of the Laurel.

]WES] Selviergard Jól

The Barony of Selviergard invites you to attend a Viking-themed Jól celebration as we welcome the holiday season and celebrate the return of our Baron from the Crusades.  Come make merry and enjoy a warm hall, good friends, and diversions to keep your mind away from the winter months ahead.

[WES] All Hallow’s Eve

Come one and all and join the Barony of Eskalya to celebrate the Eve of All Hallow’s!  There will be fighting, revelry, and perhaps a few tricks and treats.

[WES] Newcomers' Feast

The Shire of Pavlok Gorod invites one and all to attend the Newcomers' Feast: "A Simple meal in Medieval England."  Savor the flavors of fish days, flesh days, and sweets. Activities include: classes, an exhibition of rapier combat, with entertainment during the feast. 

[WES] Mists Bardic

Do you ever wish a feast could come with marvelous ongoing bardic entertainment? This one will! Come gather in the feast hall to witness (or participate in) the battle of wits and words, of story and song that will determine who the next Bard of the Mists shall be. You won’t be bored!

First Cynaguan Princess in her Own Right invested at Summer Investiture

On July 14, 2012, in the Province of Golden Rivers (Sacramento, CA), Sir Mari Alexander and Master Brocc of Alderden were Invested as Princess and Prince of Cynagua.

Western Countess embraces her "inner geekdom"

A recent interview on Q104.5's morning program, Up & Adam, featured an interview with Kiffini Wittstron (Kiffany of Canale), a Countess in the Kingdom of the West, who is a former on air personality at the station. Kiffini answered questions about the SCA and how it differs from LARPing.

[WES] Debardchery

The Shire of Cloondara invites you to attend its annual archery and bardic tournament.

Match your skills against the best archers in the Known Worlde
Bid on your favorite archer & win fabulous prizes
Compete for the Title of Bard of Cloondara. Present a poem, song or story onthe following theme: Robin Hood

[WES] Viking Event

The winter snows begin to approach and soon we will see the first flakes of winter. ‘Tis time once again to gather together and meet in celebration, take council, and renew our bonds of friendship. We invite you to come and join our fires the Saturday of Sept 8, 2012 for the Viking Event!

[WES] Collegium Nebulorum & Westermark Samurai Madness

Come one come all to a day of classes and fun. Collegium Nebulorum is being held in conjunction with Westermark Madness at Ed Levin Park on Sept 15, 2012. We will have classes - all suitable for newcomers as well as those more familiar with the SCA but want to learn more!

The Golden Stag Players present: The Alexandrian Tapestries

Lovers of Commedia dell'Arte will want to view The Alexandrian Tapestries, a video of a performance presented by the Golden Stag Players in the Kingdom of the West.

[WES] Purgatorio

Their Majesties invite one and all to come and bear witness to the coronation of Their Royal Highness' Roger and Zanobia. Come celebrate the grand traditions of the West with courts, arts & sciences, fighting, singing, dancing, and archery.

Viscount Sir Rurik Varyag winner of Oertha Coronet

Baron Khevron reports that Viscount Sir Rurik Varyag defeated Sir Søren j Alborghin the final bout of the July 21, 2012 Coronet Tournament in the Principality of Oertha, Kingdom of the West. (video)

Klaus Rother von Schweinichen elevated to Laurel in the West

Mistress Etaine du Pommier reports that Their Majesties Hauoc and Mina, of the Kingdom of the West, have placed her apprentice, Klaus Rother von Schweinichen, on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Laurel.

[WES] Collegium XLVII

This is the annual fall educational event for the West Kingdom of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA). It's a day full of hands-on workshops, panel discussions, lectures, demonstrations, and all types of classes on medieval and renaissance history.

Muriel Von Schrecken elevated to Laurel in the West

Saionji reports that Their Majesties Hauoc and Mina have chosen to elevated Mistress Muriel Von Schrecken to the Order of the Laurel.

Flidais ní Eitigen elevated to Laurel in the West

Mistress Crystal of the Westermark reports that her apprentice Flidais ní Eitigen Was placed on vigil by Their Majesties Hauoc and Mina to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Laurel.

Roger Stockton winner of West Kingdom Crown Tourney

Edith reports that Roger Stockton was the victor of the June 23, 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the West. His Highness was inspired by Zanobia Fiorentini.

[WES] Baroness’ Champion

Who shall defend the honor of the Baroness Etain whilst His Excellency is on the crusades?  All fighters are invited to show their skill in the bear pit for a chance to win the honor of being the Baroness’ Champion for the upcoming year. 

[WES] Ducal Prize

Ducal Prize is an event jointly sponsored by the West Kingdom and KHTI, with the profits to go toward the purchase of a permanent tourney site for the West Kingdom. Since this is a jointly sponsored event be prepared to sign an event-specific waiver.

[WES] Palatine Barony of the Far West Coronet

It's that time of year to once again start preparing for the fall coronet. The dates have been approved locally and assume that we will have no issues getting them approved by kingdom.

[WES] il Palio di Eskalya

What is the Palio di Eskalya? It is inspired by the Italian Palio festivals which encourage civic pride, pageantry and multiple competitions where the winning Contrade takes the Palio banner and bragging rights for the next year!