Arts and Sciences

Activities and research related to trades, crafts, occupations, or daily life in the Middle Ages, as well as performing and fine arts.

Iron and Ink Retreat

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Iron and Ink is offered as a weekend retreat for the Artisans of the Inland's Region of Central AnTir. However, anyone and everyone who desires to join in and take part are most welcome.

Members of the Most Ancient and Noble Order of the Laurel who reside in the Inlands Region are expressly invited to attend and teach their preferred art and to encourage their apprentices in the same. We would like to request Members of the Order of the Jambe de Lion and other Inlands Area Artisans also to please consider teaching a favorite art form at this event. Location:
Shire of Ambergard (Ephrata, Washington)

Northern Oaken War Maneuvers X

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The Barony of the Cleftlands and the Shire of Falcon's Quarry Present Northern Oaken War Maneuvers X June 9, 10 and 11, 2006

Ukranian American Youth Association Resort
47890 Bursley Rd,
Wellington OH, 44090
Approximately 35 miles South-West of Cleveland, OH

Saturday night's beachside picnic-style Feast will be $10 per person pre-registered,$12 at the gate, $5 kids 4 - 12. Breakfast and lunch will be available on site. Due to increased site costs, breakfast will not be included in the site fee. There will be breakfast options available a la carte. There will also be a lunch counter run by the Ukranian American Youth Association, which will include home made pierogi. Location:
Barony of the Cleftlands & Shire of Falcon's Quarry (Wellington Ohio)

Holy Prophets IV: Crusading for Cash

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Hunters home once again presents holy prophets on June 10, 2006 at Brandy Springs Park in Mercer PA. This time the theme is crusading for cash. There will be a Heavy weapons tourney and a fencing tourney - both of which are wagering events. There will be an A&S competitiion entitled: "My father went up to the Holy Land and all i got was this lousy..." so use your best imagination to come up with the entries and the documentation. Location:
Shire of Hunter's Home (Mercer, Pennsylvania)

Gwyntarian - First Contact

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The Marche of Gwyntarian cordially invites you to attend "Gwyntarian - First Contact" on July 1, 2006. The event is themed on the first interactions between Portuguese traders and the inhabitants of Japan. We have planned many exciting activities to divert and entertain you, including classes taught by folks from Alderford, Cleftlands & Gwyntarian; special fighting and fencing tourneys (can you say, "War Fans?" I knew Location:
Marche of Gwyntarian (Akron, Ohio)

Rent a Don IV Rescheduled

Dom Duarte Gonçalves, Autocrat for Rent a Don IV, has announced that the event has been rescheduled.

Brass Ring Thing 6

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Once again good gentles do we invite all that is good and great from these Sylvan Lands to celebrate the medieval origins of the carrousel and to give aide to the good gentles of the Hershell Carousel Museum.

Bring your skills, your pageantry and your good will. For this day will be a day of both the Arts and the Martial. There will be the A&S tent where artists are able to work at their arts while sharing with the public. Display areas will be set up in the Museum's display room, so bring something you are proud of. Location:
Barony of Rhydderich Hael (North Tonawanda, New York)

Grand Tournament of Archery and Procrastinators Brawl

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We are here to tell you of a great event taking place on June 9th-11th. Grand Tournament of Archery and Procrastinators Brawl (the make up years) It is sure to be an event that the whole family can be a part of.

Location: Camp Rotary, 20505 29 Mile Road, Ray Township, MI

Fees: Adults $8, Children 5 to 13 $3, Children under 5 are free
Camping is $5 per tent, Merchant $5

This is a Wet site and dogs are allowed. Location:
Cantons of Fasach Mor & Brackendelve (Ray Township, Michigan)

Birthday Bash XI

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Greetings good Gentles! I know summer schedules are busy, but I would like to invite you all to the Loch Bais' 11th annual Birthday Bash! This weekend event will be held June 10th at the Kiwanis Camp in Pineville, LA (aka the Concrete Yurt site). The site will open Friday at 5 pm and close Sunday at 11 am.

Activites Include:

  • Shire Defender Tourney
  • FOUR Arts and Sciences Competitions: Open A&S, Bridesmaid Open A&S, Location:
    Shire of Loch Bais (Pineville, Louisiana)

Frothing at the Mouth: Ewe Two

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Come to the great boreal forest for a weekend of thrills and the (second) greatest camping event in the whole of Ealdormere.  We have a private northern forest on a tranquil creek, plus access to a number of fine lakes where you may fish, swim, or fool around (please bring your own tackle and permits). This year we have a small kitchen for those who do not wish to cook over coals (but please let the event steward know what you plan to cook) plus many food sellers close by, a fine dining hall for classes as well as eating, and a large lawn for pavilions, fighting, archery, dancing, and all the usual stuff (e.g., children's activities, trading circle, and rock throwing). Location:
Shire of Brennisteinn Vatn (Sudbury, Ontario)

Mistress Siobhán ní hEodhusa challenge

Siobhan Medhbh O'Roarke of the West Kingdom has issued a challenge to a quest of learning, in loving memory of her recently-departed namesake, Mistress Siobhán ní hEodhusa. This is the place where you can publicly record those goals, and see what other people are working toward. This time next year, Siobhan M. will contact you and ask how you're doing.

New Middle Kingdom A&S Champion Named

Lady Antiontte Martel of the Barony of Northwoods won the Middle Kingdom Arts and Sciences Pentathalon today and was named the Middle Kingdom Arts and Sciences Champion.

Photos from Double Wars XIX

Edricus has posted photos from the recent Double Wars XIX event in the Kingdom of Draconwald. This is the Kingdom's largest annual event.

A Day in the Wildwood

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As days lengthen and thoughts of martial victories loom closer, join the forces of Myrkfaelinn once more for a rousing weekend of heavy melee, fencing, archery, arts, music, feasting and a frolic in the green woods of the lovely Dominion in summer.

As in years past, Aethelmearc's mighty warriors will have the opportunity to practice their melee tactics to best smite our foes. For those more gently Location:
Dominion of Myrkfaelinn (Ithaca, New York)

Spring Thing: A Dragon's Tale

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The Incipient Canton of Westland Mor calls all to our aid, from weapon bearer to bard to ordinary citizen, for high atop the Laurel Mountain dwells a fire_breathing, treasure_stealing dragon... or is he simply misunderstood?

If you dare, join the Incipient Canton and the Barony of St. Swithin's Bog as we attempt to determine if the dragon is friend or foe at our 8th Annual Spring Thing Event to be Location:
Incipient Canton of Westland Mor (Stahlstown, Pennsylvania)

Defenders of Sylvan Glen

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The good gentles of the Shire of Sylvan Glen are holding a tourney on July 7, 8, and 9, to find champions. We seek champions in all manner martial arts - youth heavy weapons, adult heavy weapons, archery, thrown weapons, and fencing. We seek champions to help rid our fair shire of the monsters and beasts that have beset us since we lost our beloved silver apple to the Atlantians (during the Seige of Glen Gary). For those who are artists, we ask that they produce likenesses of beasts and Location:
Shire of Sylvan Glen (Martinsburg WV)

Unser Hafen Champions

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Fighters, Fencers, Archers, Artisans, and Bards... ~Come cheer the Champions of Unser Hafen!~ Tournaments will be held in Equestrian, Archery, Heavy Fighting, Rapier, Arts and Sciences, and Bardic for the new Champions! While all are welcome to compete, The Champion in each category belongs to a member of Unser Hafen. However, don't let that deter you from competing as there will be a prize for the best champion from outside our fair Barony! Location:
Barony of Unser Hafen (Fort Collins, Colorado)

Spring Captaincy

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Hark the call of wedding bells, springtime and the clanging of armour in the Northland! Join us at Spring Captaincy in Winter's Gate for feasting, fighting and revelling on Saturday and Sunday, May 27 and 28, A.S. XLI as we choose the Captain of the militia and watch the nuptials of Khevron & Merewyn.

Saturday's activities will include the wedding (scheduled for 4:30pm), the tourney to choose the new Location:
Winter's Gate (Fairbanks, Alaska)

Rent a Don IV

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Oyez Oyez. The shire of Mynydd Gwyn is proud to announce that once again "Rent a Don" will grace the shore of Insulae Draconis. This year it is our honour to have Don Giacomo Cavalli da Treviso from the Kingdom of Caid. A list of classes is currently being penned and will be made available on the website shortly.

There will also be other combat activities on going for those less inclined to the art of rapier; there will heavy weapons activities Location:
Shire of Mynydd Gwyn (Shurdington, Cheltenham, England)

Middle Ages Builds Teamwork

Art teacher Mary Anne Haines knows kids love knights and castles. That's why Warm Springs Middle School in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia hosts a medieval faire each year complete with an entire town created by the students.

Sad news from the West Kingdom

On May 16, 2006, Mistress Siobhán ní hEodhusa (Leigh Ann Hussey) of the West Kingdom, also known as Siobhán the Fiddler, was killed in an automobile/motorcycle crash in Livermore, CA.

Glory IX: On the Silk Road to Glory

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Summer brings the call to Glory!

Following in the footsteps of those who first brought goods to Rome, our caravan will find Adventure along the Silk Road. Merchants will gather from far and wide, and Guards will heed the call to protect their goods against the Brigands who await them. Experience the wonders of the Middle East, brave the dangers of the Taklimakan Desert, and join friends Old and New for food and fellowship in Chang’An, the Imperial City.

Up-to-date information is located at: http//www.glorywar.org/

Location:
LCCC Campground Buford, WY

Wastelands

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In the past months, we have seen war rage in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann. We celebrated great victories and mourned our losses. Rumors have now reached the ears of His Majesty Michael and His Highness Ragnarr that war will rage yet again between the Kingdoms of the East and the Middle. As we gear up to again take up arms in support of our Sovereigns, we look to find solace while we can. We look to the Wastelands, an oasis in the heart of our fair lands, a meeting place for the fierce enemies and loyal friends alike to gather in peace for a day of tournament, feasting, and fun.   Location:
Canton of Hindscroft (Booneville, North Carolina)

Flight of the Falcon II: Heroics for Newcomers

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The Canton of Aire Faucon in the Barony of the Sacred Stone will be hosting an event to welcome newcomers to the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) in Western North Carolina near Rutherfordton on August 26,2006. All interested members and friends of the SCA are encouraged to come and bring along a friend.

The Canton of Aire Faucon Presents
Flight of the Falcon II: Heroics for Newcomers Location:
Canton of Aire Faucon (Bostic, North Carolina)

Panteria XI

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Warm breezes have melted the snow from our Caledonian mountaintops, and Spring has come to paint our vistas green. The time has come to emerge from our winter's refuge by the fireside, and to play once more on fields of soft grasses. It is time to air our pavilions and tents, and gather together to tell stories of great deeds around the campfire ... and to add a few more tales for years to come.

Location:
Shire of Panthervale(Montpelier Vermont)

Stefan's Florilegium Files for May 2006

THLord Stefan li Rous has posted updates to Stefan's Florilegium for May 2006.

Spring Fling XV

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Come kick off the camping season by joining us for armored and rapier combat, tourneys, melees, classes and relaxing around the campfire!

The Barony of Windhaven presents Spring Fling XV

June 1-4, 2006
Hickory Oaks Campground
3485 Vinland Road
Oshkosh WI 54901

Site opens at 3 pm Thursday and closes at 2 pm on Sunday

Camping and Site Fees:
Thursday Arrival - $16 Location:
Barony of Windhaven (Oshkosh, Wisconsin)

Thatsa Mare XI

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Thatsa Mare XI: Our Exchequer is Cheap and Won’t Give Us a Pence Event! FREE! Camping Event held in the Shire of Mare Amethystinum

Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, at 5800 Mapleward Road.
June 9, 10, 11, 2006.

Activities include but are not limited to; Fighting – Marshals needed, contact Autocrat to volunteer. Saturday Bowl and Bread Breakfast, Pot Luck Dinner Feast, Bellydance Instruction Class of all levels – bring your bellydance scarf – drummers welcomed! Scavenger Hunt, Trading Circle, Cob Oven building class (pending), Bardic Events sponsored by Shire Youth, Raffle and more fun in the sun! Location:
Shire of Mare Amethystinum (Thunder Bay, Ontario)

Raglan Fair

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The shire of Mynydd Gwyn does announce the very great festival of Raglan fair. The Castle's Stewards CADW (The Welsh National Heritage Trust) were so pleased with our presence last year, that they have given us permission to use all parts of the castle in all manner of Noble emprises of Arms Bridges, Gateways, Courtyards, Towers, Small Chambers, Large Chambers, Doorways, and Donjons all will be the scenes of our affairs. Ambuscades, Escalades, assaults, defences, pas de armes, prize playings, Behourds, tourneys, Challenges, Hastilitudes and Grand Melees shall all be held, Both in Harness in combat a plaisance, and without as in Defencing, both inspired by the honour of our ladies and consorts and our companions in arms on the field. Come one and all to the greatest fighting venue in the Known World. Location:
Shire of Mynydd Gwyn (Gwent, Wales)

SCA Summer Camp

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Time is soon approching for Axemoor's 3rd annual SCA Summer Camp. It will be held on July 28th - 30th at the WOW site in Hattiesburg. Please mark your calendars and the date has changed from what was previously listed.

Anyone wishing to teach a class at Summer Camp please contact me at vexander@cox.net

An online flyer and more information will be coming soon. Location:
Barony of Axemoor (Hattiesburg, Mississippi)

Spring Offensive

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It is that time again to break out your trashy garb, unpack the pink flamingo's and prepare to greet spring in a truly Selviergardian way! This year, the event will be held at Houston Campgrounds on May 19th thru 21st. Site will open at 5pm Friday and close on 5pm Sunday. A grand Faux Pas will be held this year for both heavy and rapier fighters alike.

Events Include:
Baroness Katarzina's Rapier Champion Tourney - Come Rapier Location:
Shire of Selviergard(Houston, Alaska)