West Kingdom

[WES] Silver Desert Yule

Join the populace of the Province of Silver Desert for an evening of food and fun!

[WES] Hawks Haven Grand Archery Tournament

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.

Baroness Margery Garrett Laureled in Oertha

Viscountess Anne of Bradford has announced that Their Majesties Rolf and Aurora of the Kingdom of the West have chosen to elevate Baroness Margery Garrett to the Order of the Laurel.

[WES] St. Stephan's Day

The Shire of Pavlok Gorod is pleased to welcome you to our annual St. Stephan's day event.

Video features Canton of Montagne du Roi

A two-minute video, produced by Elizeth Labega, chronicles armoured and rapier combat as well as a lady being fitted for garb by a merchant.

[WES] Selviergard Yule

Come join Selviergard for a day of festivities, fun and frivolity! Their Majesties Rolf and Aurora will be there to celebrate the season with Their Highnesses Rurik Varyag and Trava. Let us commemorate the day for Their pleasure. This is the perfect time to break out the Byzantine garb!

[WES] Coronation - Fall 2011

Come one, come all to the oasis that is Fontaine dans Sable to welcome Prince Kynan and Princess Gilliana as the newest regents of the Kingdom of the Outlands.

[WES] Mists Fall Investiture

It is a time of joy and celebration as the Principality of the Mists come together to bear witness to the investiture of our new Prince and Princess.

[WES] Beaconsgate Boar Hunt

Dem boars is running wild in the fields of Old Beaconsgate squashing all our crops. We have begged our protectors, the Lords of the Province of the Mists, for help. They have grudgingly graciously agreed to come on December 10th and hunt dem boars down and kill dem dead. 

[WES] Harvest Feast/Yule Celebration

The Barony of Tarnmist invites all good gentles to our annual Harvest Feast and Yule celebration. We will have an A&S display and welcome all artisans to bring their wares to add to the splendor of the season. There will be opportunity for pick up fights, weather permitting.

[WES] Jingles

We've got bells that JINGLE JANGLE JINGLE!!! YES, Good Gentles, you read right!! JINGLES IS BAAAACK!!!

Richard and Alloria new Lord and Lady of the Swan

Viscount Sir Richard de Camville was the victor of the October 29, 2011 Coronet Tournament in the Principality of Cynagua, Kingdom of the West. Prince Richard was inspired by Alloria.

Video of 1978 West Kingdom Crown online

Hirsch von Henford reports that the West Kingdom History site can now display videos. The first video posted online is from Hal Ravn, June Crown, 1978.

Ajax and Uta new Lord and Lady of the Mists

Catherine Lorraine reports that Ajax Thermopylokles was the victor of the October 15, 2011 Coronet Tournament in the Principality of the Mists, Kingdom of the West. Prince Ajax was inspired by Üta Kathrina Felhamer.

West Kingdom October Crown 2011 photos online

Antonia reports that she has posted an album of photos from the October 2011 Crown Tourney which took place in Rancho Seco Park, Herald, California. The photos are available on Flickr.

[WES] Eskalyan Yule & Feast

Please join the Their Excellencies of Eskalya and their jolly populace once more to help us celebrate the winter season with feasting, fighting, and contests. 

[WES] Cynagua-Mists War

His Highness of Cynagua, Prince Achilles, and His Highness of the Mists, Prince Miles, agree to disagree, which means WAR at the Yolo County Fairgrounds, in Woodland, CA, November 11, 12, and 13, 2011.

[WES] All Hallows Feast

Recession got you down? The Barony of Vinhold invites you to its All Hallows Feast October 22, 2011 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. to join the Danse Macabre leading noble, merchant, peasant and pauper through the travails of famine to the joys of feasting.

"History of the Order of the Pelican" remembered

In 1989, Hilary of Serendip of the West Kingdom compiled an extensive history of the Order of the Pelican entitled Brief and Informal History of the Order of the Pelican. The history has been posted on the West Kingdom History website.

[WES] Eskalyan Day of Thanksgiving

The Barony of Eskalya invites its friends near and far to join us as we give thanks for the summer gone away, the winter soon to come, and bounty of conviviality we all enjoy. 

[WES] West Kingdom Officers Meeting

All are invited to attend the next Kingdom Officers meeting. It starts at noon on the 23rd of October, 2011. All officers are requested attend and have a copy of their reports ready. 

[WES] West Coast Culinary Symposium 2012

Saturday join us for a full day of classes! All meals are included as well on Saturday, including a late period Italian credenza breakfast of cured meats, blintzes with fresh cheese and cherry sauce, pies, preserved fruits, bread, biscotti and butter (and coffee, which was not late period Italian, but we really really like it!).

[WES] 12th Night Coronation 2012

12th Night Coronation 2012, Kingdom of the West (Concord, CA) January 6, 7, 8, 2012

West Kingdom Golden Stag Players creates YouTube channel

Hirsch von Henford, of the West Kingdom's Golden Stag Players, reports that a YouTube channel has been created to showcase the work of the group.

Duke Uther Sciemann der Hunt winner of West Kingdom Crown Tournament

Duchess Megan reports that Duke Uther Sciemann der Hunt was the vicitor of the October 1, 2011 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the West. His Highness was inspired by Duchess Kara Báreksdóttir.

[WES] Michaelmas

The winds have changed, the harvest has come. Join us on Saturday, October 8, 2011 as we celebrate the changing of the seasons with a feast in the style of Medieval Russia. This is an event focused around the joys of period cooking, and all helpers of any skill level are encouraged to join in the fun of the kitchen.

[WES] Baroness' Masked Ball

By the pricking of my thumb, something wicked this way comes.  It is LUST, and ENVY.  ANGER and VANITY.  GREED, GLUTTONY, and PRIDE.  The Seven Deadly Sins are making their way to Darkwood's Baroness' Masked Ball!

[WES] A&S Day and Baronial Business Meeting

The leaves are turning and it's time once again to consider indoor pursuits. On Saturday October 8, 2011 Selviergard will host an A&S Day coupled with fighter practice and hold a Baronial business meeting at Bodenburg Baptist.

Equestrian at Purgatorio

Saionji no Hana reports that she has created an album of photos of equestrian activities at the recent Purgatorio event in the West Kingdom. The photos are available on Flickr.

Saionji no Hanae offered elevation to Laurel in the West

Duchess Letitia de Scotia reports that Rolf and Aurora, King and Queen of the West, have placed Lady Saionji no Hanaeon vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Laurel.