Principality of Northshield

Siege the Day

Shattered Oak Shire’s third Siege the Day Event is coming soon! Help us replicate a Medieval Siege. You’ll see Siege Weapons demonstrations & contests, engage in Heavy Combat, Rapier Combat, Archery & Thrown Weapon competitions, Blacksmithing Demonstrations, and much, much more!

FREE! Site fee is DONATION ONLY, and will be split between Event Costs and Northshield Endowment Fund. Location:
Shire of Shattered Oak (Hixton, Wisconsin)

Northshield Fall Crown Tournament


YMCA Child Development Center
aka The Old YMCA Armory
835 West Main Street
Lead, SD 57754

Site is handicap accessible, no pets or smoking, DRY!

Site opens 8:30 am to combatants, consorts and merchants; 9:30 populace.

From I-90 West: Take Exit 17 (Hwy 85) to Deadwood From Sturgis/ I-90 East : Take Exit 30 (Hwy 14A) to Deadwood Location:
Shire of Noiregarde (Lead, South Dakota)

"SCA: it's like going home"

"If you've gone through your life liking the Ren fairs and you get into the SCA, it's like going home," said Jeff Mason of Stevens Point, Wisconsin at a recent event sponsored by the Shire of Falcon's Keep. Shenandoah Sowash of the Wisconsin Rapids Tribune has the story.

Northshield Regional Fighter's Practice

Come one, come all, to the... Regional Fighter's Practice featuring Combat Archery Practice with the Cheshire Archers and the Jararvellir Archer's Brunch

Where: The home of John Bartholomew of Flanders (called Jack) 1110 Colby St, Madison, Wisconsin. (See notes below for directions and important parking information)

On Sunday, September 16th, the Cheshire Archers and the Barony of Jararvellir will be hosting a Regional Fighting Practice. Location:
Barony of Jararvellir

Southern Lakes Regional Fighter Practice and Barbeque

The air will be turning crisp and cool, the leaves may be changing, and the winter winds will be howling ere long, so- Y'all come on down and do some killin', grillin', and just plain chillin' at a regional practice on the southern end of the cities, fer a change!

The Time:
Saturday October 6 from 10 AM to oh dark whenever we quit
Folks are welcome to camp out Friday night if they wish, Location:
Lakes Region (Lakeville, Minnesota)

B.Y.O.M. V photos online

Tatiana of Varena of the Shire of Vilku Urvas has posted photos from B.Y.O.M. V which took place in the Kingdom of Northshield August 17-19, 2007.

Known World Academy of Rapier

The Barony of Nordskogen is hosting the Known World Academy of Rapier on November 30th - December 2nd. We would love to see the entire Northshield Rapier community in attendance. We would like to see the entire Kingdom of Northshield in attendance (Hey it's Northshield, we like to get toghether for any reason).

The pre-registration fees increase as the event date gets closer. In order to get the $25 weekend pre-registration rate, your forms must be postmarked Location:
Barony of Nordskogen (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Otsukimi: A Japanese Moon Viewing Festival

The College of Tor Aerie is hosting Otsukimi, a Japanese Moon Viewing Festival, set in the Sengoku Era (1467-1573). Come learn about Medieval Japan, enjoy activities and food.

Questions? Contact event autocrat Elizabeth Upton (

St. Christopher's Episcopal Church
Saturday, October 20th 2007
Gate Opens: 9:00am and Site Closes: 9:00pm Location:
College of Tor Aerie (Roseville, Minnesota)

Why I went to Pennsic for 41 hours (and have the pictures to prove it)

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva shares her adventures at Pennsic - and some of her photos.

Content Wanted for the Fall Issue of Mead, Meat & More

ban-Ollaimh Cinniu ingen Cuthbaid, Editor of Mead, Mead & More, the quarterly subsidiary publication to the Northstar (Northshield’s A&S newsletter), is seeking submissions for the Fall 2007 issue. Submissions are due by August 18, 2007.

Autumn Rose XIII

The Shire of Rokeclif is proud to announce Autumn Rose XIII August 31st - September 2nd (Labor Day Weekend)

Trempeleau County Fairgrounds (Galesville, WI)

Escape to the Current Middle Ages with the Society for Creative Anachronism and the Shire of Rokeclif as they celebrate thirteen years of hosting their signature Autumn Rose event. See the Arts of War (armored combat, fencing and archery) side-by-side of with the Arts of Peace (medieval crafts and demonstrations). Location:
Shire of Rokeclif (Galesville, Wisconsin)

Revel in the Vale

Greetings one and all! The Shire of Schattentor would like to cordially invite everyone to a weekend of fun, fighting, and just good ole relaxation!

Come join us over Labor Day weekend for Revel in the Vale!

When: Site opens Friday 8/31/07 at 9:00 and closes Monday 9/3/07 at noon

15925 Deerview Road
Piedmont, SD 57769

Site fee: Ages 14 and up - $3 per person… Ages 13 and under - free Location:
Shire of Schattentor (Piedmont, South Dakota)

Northshield Coronation

The Kingdom of Northshield and the Shire of Falcon's Keep cordially invite you to attend the Seventh Royal Coronation of Northshield on this 8th day of September, A.S. XLII

The Hotel Mead and Conference Center
451 E. Grand Avenue
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

Traveling on Highway 54 from the West: Location:
Shire of Falcon's Keep (Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin)

Cecil's Siege III

Cecil's Siege III, sponsored by several Northshield groups, takes place September 13-16, 2007.

Ufford Hills Event Grounds
3821 E Main St
Vermillion SD 57069

Site Opens 5 p.m. Thursday and Closes Noon Sunday
No Reservations or advance payments accepted.

$15 per adult Site Fee for SCA members. $18 for non-members. (Under 16 Free. $45 Family Max). $5 per Rider Fee to cover Equestrian Insurance. Location:
Shire of Border Downs & other Northshield shires (Vermillion, South Dakota)

Woodland Romp V

The Shire of Skerjastrond cordially invites its neighbors, cousins, and friends (past, present, and future) to come visit the northeast frontier of Northshield August 17-19, 2007.

WR 5 will be a small, relaxed event focusing on various period games. We will have a thrown weapons marshal available, so if you want to throw sharp things, come on up.

We would like to have more fighting, but here is where we Location:
Shire of Skerjastrond (Escanaba, Michigan)

Photos from Dub Dub

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva shares photos and memories from the recent Warriors and Warlords event in the Kingdom of Northshield.

Medieval times in Madison

Medieval life is alive and well at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the form of the local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism and the Belegarth Medieval Combat Society. Maisie Ramsay of the Capitol Times reports.

Northshield welcomes new subject

Viscountess Astrid of the Kingdom of Northshield reports that Landra Lorine Malarkey was born July 18, 2007 to Ia ingen Ae'da and Jurgen von Baden.

Pictures from Mermaids

Kateryn of Cornwall reports that she has posted an album of photos from the recent Mermaids Retreat in the Kingdom of Northshield.

Fighting at Border Skirmish

Sir Tom T. reports on fighting activities at the recent Border Skirmish which took place between the Kingdoms of Northshield and the Midrealm.

Pictures from Naadam: Schutzenfest on the Steppes

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva shares photos from the recent Schutzenfest in the Barony of Nordskogen, which this year had a Mongolian theme.

Pictures and video from Jararvellir's Fools' Moot

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva shares memories, photos and VIDEO from the recent Fools' Moot in the Barony of Jararvellir (Northshield).

Pictures from ARRG VI: Why, The Rum's Gone

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva shares memories and photos from the recent Northshield event ARRG VI: Why, The Rum's Gone.

Thatsa Mare

Looking for a different event experience this month? Why not drive up to the Shire of Mare Amethystinum in Thunder Bay, Ontario (north of Duluth following Hwy 61). While the camp site is fairly primitive, you need only bring your tent and some water. Our hospitality will do the rest.

Some reasons to visit:

  • free site fee
  • loads of friendly hospitality
  • free hearty "medieval" breakfast Location:
    Shire of Mare Amethystinum (Thunder Bay, Ontario)

Castle Fever XVIII

Castle Fever XVIII It is all fun and games until someone loses an ....

Friday June 15 to Sunday June 17, 2007
Site opens 6PM Friday and closes Noon Sunday

Oronoco Park
310 3rd Ave NW
Oronoco, MN 55960

The Archer / Heavy Warlord is back with a twist!! On this day the Warlord is only the beginning! The competing sides will be chosen via the Warlord Tourney; then the fun will begin. War points will be Location:
Shire of Silfren Mere (Oronoco, Minnesota)

Warriors and Warlords XIV moves to new site

Warriors and Warlords, to be held in the Kingdom of Northshield July 5 through 8, has been moved to a new location this year.

Melee happens in Albertville, Minnesota

An SCA bridge battle was the subject of a photo recently in the North Crow River News (Albertville, Minnesota).

Pictures from Northshield's 7th Crown Tournament

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva shares photos from the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Northshield.

Spring 2007 Atenveldt, Northshield, Gleann Abhann Coronation Photos Online

Lord Vallaulfr Rurikson and Lady Cécile de Brétigny have posted many interesting albums of photos from various events around the Known World.

Warriors and Warlords XIV

Basic Information: The Baronies of Nordskogen and Jaravellir present Warriors and Warlords XIV.

Warriors and Warlords XIV will be held at:
Chippewa Valley Music Festivals
24447 County Highway S
Cadott, WI 54727

Hosted by the Baronies of Nordskogen and Jararvellir.

The event runs from Thursday, July 5 to Sunday, July 8, 2007.

Important! All attendees are required to familiarize themselves with the site rules! Please read the following carefully: Location:
Baronies of Nordskogen and Jararvellir (Cadott, Wisconsin)