Principality of Northshield

Sir Cecil Hagen and Lady Eilis mac Maurice new Northshield Heirs

Roibeard O'Connor, Northshield Minister of the List, reports on the Crown Tourney held May 12, 2007, in which Sir Cecil Hagen emerged victorious. Sir Hagen was inspired by Lady Eilis mac Maurice.

First time "Cut and Thrust" in Northshield

Lord Julio reports that a Northshield "first" took place recently at Provost Challenge when he and Master Kevin made use of "Cut and Thrust" during a rapier tournament. Toshikage explains the technique.

Northshield Dance Seminar photos online

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva celebrated a birthday weekend with a trip to the 21st Northshield Dance Seminar, sponsored by the Barony of Jararvellir, followed by a special birthday party.

Border Skirmish IV: YAARRH

Ahoy there, mateys! Sail yer ships to Lily Lake for a weekend of piratical fun! Thar be classes in all kinds of arts’n’sciences skullduggery, merchants t’ lighten yer sea-chests and kit ye out proper, and o’ course all the fightin’ and bow-shootin’ and throwin’ ye could ask fer. (It’s a MIDLANDS REGIONAL WAR PRACTICE!)

We’ve got lots ‘o harborage to anchor yer tents, a lunch tavern, an’ showers with HOT WATER t’ rinse the salt off ye! On Saturday we’ll feast on a roast piggie, then ye can enjoy the bardic bonfire or dance at th’ Pirate’s Ball (so bring out yer best bib’n’tucker, modern or garb). The site is WET (of course) and reasonably handicap-accessible. No electrical or water hookups are available for RVs, sorry. Location:
Ravenslake & Caer Anterth Mawr (Lakemoor, Illinois)

Moorish Tavern XVII

The Kingdom of Northshield and the Shire of Midewinde Presents MOORISH TAVERN XVII War of the Gryphon's

June 29 - July 1, 2007 at Lake Metigoshe State Park, Bottineau, ND 58138

Site Opens: 8 a.m. June 28, 2006
Site Closes: Noon July 1, 2007
Site is discretely damp!!!

Pets are allowed on site provided that they are properly cared for. Location:
Shire of Midewinde (Bottineau, North Dakota)

Shava's pictures of Silver Forest Ball

Elashava bas Riva has posted photos from the recent Silver Forest Ball in the Kingdom of Northshield.

Photos from Northshield Coronation

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

Northshield Crown combatants announced

Their Majesties Hrodir and Giulia, King and Queen of Northshield, have announced the list of combatants and consort for Their upcoming Crown Tournament.

First Master at Arms Created in Northshield

On Saturday, April 14, before stepping down, Their Majesties Siegfried II & Gwyneth of Northshield elevated HE Viscount Niklos Aurelius Luctator to the Right Noble Order of the Chivalry with the white baldric of a Master at Arms.

"For Those Who Face the Flooding" available for order online

Mistress Tatiana Marana Melville reports that the compact disc For Those who Face the Flooding created to aid victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, is available to order for US$11.50.

Northshield's Bardic Madness photos online

Lady Mechthild zur Drachenhoehle, erilar has posted photos from the recent Bardic Madness and Artful Hare events which took place in the Kingdom of Northshield.

Northshield Coronation

The Kingdom of Northshield’s Sixth Coronation

Hrodir Vigageirr Toreson & Giulia Isabella da Venezia

This event is being hosted by the Shire of Silfren Mere.

Site Fee: $8 at the door. Children 3-15: $3. Children under 3: Free. Feast: $12 limited to 100 guests. Troll will open at 9 a.m. and will close at 2 p.m. Site will close at 10 p.m. Site is dry and smoke free. Site is handicap accessible. Service animals only are allowed. Location:
Silfren Mere (Rochester, MN)

Mermaids Retreat XVI

Mermaids Retreat XIV: 2007, Woodland Wars, The Ultimate Surf and Turf

Camp Sinawa
Valders, Wisconsin

Miss Mermaid Contest - Oyez! Oyez! All fair maids! Take a chance and be crowned Miss Mermaid 2007 Any maid or matron (or if you attempt to look like one) may enter. Be aware that mermaids, being magical creatures, may be seen on land with actual legs! Therefore, a tail is not a requirement Please be adorned in some manner that will make the judges think "huh..a mermaid might wear that" Location:
Shire of Turm an dem See (Valders, Wisconsin)

Road to the Isle: Scotland the Ba’a

Join us for a day of Highland mirth and merriment! “Road to the Isle: Scotland the Ba’a,” is coming on Saturday, April 21! Site opens at 9 am and closes at midnight.

South Range Community Center
Highway M-26
South Range, MI

Martial activities include:

  • Michael McKay’s Last Mistig Tourney: The Sequel (rapier)
  • Armored Combat Tourney (to be announced) Location:
    Shire of Mistig Waetru (South Range, Michigan)

Quest for the Summer Sun

I would like to welcome everyone to join the Barony of Windhaven in our Quest for the Summer Sun being held June 1st through June 3rd on the manor lands of Lord Gonsalvo de Silva in beautiful Kewaunee County, just 1/2 mile south of the Door County border. Site opens at Noon on Friday, June 1st and closes at 4 pm on Sunday, June 3rd.

This is a rustic site -- porta pottys and potable water provided, but no electricity. We will have FREE ICE available on site! Responsibly wet site. Camp fires allowed. FREE firewood available (please don't bring any). Shade flies recommended. Dogs allowed if owners agree to clean up poo. Saturday evening's feast provided by House Blackstone. Location:
Barony of Windhaven (Algoma, Wisconsin)

Quest For Camelot

The Kingdom of Northshield and The Shire of Schattentor invite you to Quest For Camelot May 17-20, 2007 at the Nemo Guest Ranch in Nemo S.D.

Come to the Black Hills this spring and join us in our Quest to make Camelot live again! At Quest for Camelot, the New Kingdom of Northshield defends its borders against the incursions of the Outlands, Calontir, and Artemesia.

Activities: include light & heavy weapons, thrown weapons, archery, Location:
Shire of Schattentor (Nemo, South Dakota)

Photos from A Haire Affair

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva has posted photos from the storm-tossed Haire Affair in the Kingdom of Northshield.

Northshield man building Viking boat

Master Danr Ketilsmiðr of the Kingdom of Northshield reports on progress to construct an authentic Viking Faering using period methods.

SCAdians brave Wisconsin snowstorm to attend Haire Affair

Northshield folk are made of tough stuff, as proven recently by those who braved a late winter snowstorm to attend An Artful Haire Affair at the Chestnut Avenue Center for the Arts in Marshfield, Wisconsin. Jeni Lewis of the Marshfield News-Herald had the story.

Winter issue of "Mead, Meat & More" available

ban-Ollaimh Cinniu ingen Cuthbaid, Editor of Northshield's Mead, Mead & More, has announced that the Winter 2007 issue is now available.

Viscount Niklos Aurelius Luctator vigiled in Northshield

His Majesty Siegfried of the Kingdom of Northshield has announced that He and His Queen Gwyneth have placed Viscount Niklos Aurelius Luctator on vigil for entry into the Order of the Chivalry.

Griffone d'Oro in Northshield

Adeliz de la Tour has posted a video on YouTube of the dance Griffone d'Oro as performed by THL Alina of Foxwood and Master Etienne de Clermont with music by Owain Phyfe and the New World Renaissance Band.

Northshield Heraldic & Scribal Symposium

Come join us for a wonderful day of heraldry and scribal arts taught by Northshield's finest! Bring your personal and group's heraldic banner, books, illuminations, and any heraldic/scribal crafts (tablet woven belts, blackwork, etc...) to display and share in a “show and tell” session! There will also be a full day of children's activities.

Please contact the Class Coordinator if you are interested in teaching a class (or if you have a class you would like to see taught). Deadline is February 26th for submitting a class. Location:
Shire of Rockhaven (St. Cloud, Minnesota)

Northshield Tournament of Chivalry

The Canton of Coille Stoirmeil and The Barony of Jararvellir Present: A Tournament Of Chivalry February 3, 2007 at Tomah Recreation Park, Butts Ave., Tomah WI 54660

Site opens at AM, Closes at 10 PM
Boffer TOC, inspections begin at 10AM, fighting begins at 11AM
Rattan TOC, inspections begin at 11AM, fighting begins at NOON
A & S Display
Court and Feast after the TOC

Canton of Coille Stoirmeil (Tomah, Wisconsin)

Nordskogen 12th Night report and photos

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Northshield, has posted photos and a report from the recent 12th Night in the Barony of Nordskogen.

Silver Forest Ball

The Canton of Coille Stoirmeil turns 25 years old this year. Please join us for a weekend of good fun, food, memories, food, laughter, food, dancing, food, good company, and food. This event will combine the best of the Canton's past events of Feast of the Beast and That Moot Thingy. Two for the price of one!!

Site Fees
Advance (Received by April 13): $10/adult; $5/child ages 6-12; under 6 free Location:
Canton of Coille Stoirmeil (Tomah, Wisconsin)

Une Fete d'Amour

The Shire of Midewinde invites all gentles to attend Une Fete d'Amour - a Festival of Love on February 17th-18th.

Site Fees are Members $10.00, Non-Member Surcharge applies. Children: 6-12 Years Old $5.00, Under 6 years old – Free. Checks payable to SCA Inc - Shire of Midewinde

Saturday will be devoted to the Arts & Sciences. All attendees are encouraged to participate in the A&S display and informal competition. Class schedule to be published soon on the website. A simple evening feast is planned with off-board seating available. Location:
Shire of Midewinde (Minot, North Dakota)

Warwick Consort to perform in St. Paul

On Tuesday February 6, 2007, the Warwick Consort will present a concert of renaissance music at Olivet Congregational Church in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The concert will also feature the Terpsichory Courtly Dance Troupe.

Boar's Head photos online

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Northshield, shares her memories of the 2006 Boar's Head event which took place recently in the Barony of Caer Anterth Mawr.

Rumble in the Forest

The Canton of Coille Stoirmeil is hosting Rumble in the Forest. As the Event Steward I'd like to invite y'all to join us to rump in da forest this Saturday, January 6. You all know me I made sure we had Fighting including melee for Rapier and Heavy! I heard that Heavy MIC (Hawthorn) probably have a game of sheep ball planned. With a fun and creative feast, you know us you never go hungry.

Rumble In The Forest on Jan. 6th, 2007, starting at 11:00 AM. Till 9:00 PM. Location:
Coille Stoirmeil (Wilton, Wisconsin)