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.

Festival of Foolishness

From the Shire that never takes itself too seriously comes the Festival of Foolishness! Come celebrate the giddiness of the end of winter and explore all things foolish, silly and peculiar.

Border Skirmish III:Griffins vs Dragons

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The gentles of the Barony of Caer Anterth Mawr and the Shire of Ravenslake are very excited about this years’ camping event. We have planned many activities. The site is the same as last year and it absolutely beautiful.

We are surrounded on three sides by a lake where there is a beach for swimming. There is a hill with trees that adds to the fun of the fighting field. We will again be sponsoring heavy, light and children’s combat and archery. There will be A&S classes and activities and merchants selling their wares. Location:
(Lakemoor, Illinois)

Arts & Science Expedition II

The Shire of Ad Flumen Caerulum invites all the people of our fair kingdom and of all other regions of the known world to come to the "AFC - Arts & Science Expedition II". Visit some of the most famous Museums of Vienna or maybe the fabulous cloth discount "Textil Müller" (woolen cloth for 5 Euro per meter). There will also be merrymaking in the evening with gambling, some music and A&S classes (i.e. Bayeux embroidery class with Lady Racaire).

White Shield Tournament and Feast

The Barony of Darkwood invites the West Kingdom to our Annual White Shield Tournament & Feast. Join us for a day of fighting and A & S displays, competitions & classes. The wonderful day of fighting, classes, and competitions will be followed by an amazing feast of Italian delights prepared by Head Cook Caterina di Guglielmo. The feast will be served family style. If you have food allergies or other dietary concerns, please contact the Head Cook.

Atlantia Spring Coronation

Hearken Loyal Vassals of the Crown! The Canton of River's Point is honored to host the Coronation of Their Highnesses Michael and Seonaid as the 51st King and Queen of Atlantia. The Giants (Lord Egil, Master Robear, Master Kevin, & Count Valharic) return with a Feast to sate even the mightiest of appetites. Tournaments of skill will challenge the hand and mind and Arts of great beauty will grace our hall.

Ice Castles & Black Diamond Baronial Investiture

Come celebrate the investiture of our new Baron and Baroness. We will be hosting three on three melees for both the heavy and rapier lists. There will also be competitions for bread baking and the creation of warm garb.

Report and Photos from Northshield's Yule Feast

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Northshield reports on and shares photos from the Kigdom's recent Yule Feast.

Snowed Inn V

As the world slumbers beneath a blanket of snow, do the people of Ardchreag still toil. On a winter day, they invite you to sit back and relax, share an ale or tale over a game, and revel in the pleasures of days that once were.

Septentrian 12th Night Photos Online

Eirik Andersen has posted photos from Ealdormere's Septentrian 12th Night event on the Two Ravens website.

12th Century Hole Documented

On the Living History website, Lord Daniel Raoul Le Vascon du Navarre documents the reconstruction of a 12th century hole - with tongue planted firmly in cheek.

SCA Fortieth Year Celebration

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http://www.40yearcelebration.com/

From the event web site:

"Come ye one and all to the 40th Year Celebration of the Society for Creative Anachronism in the great Kingdom of An Tir! This glorious revel will take place in Randle, Washington from May 5th to 15th, 2006, sponsored by the Shire of Fire Mountain Keep and the Barony of Glymm Mere. Location:
Shire of Fire Mountain Keep and Barony of Glymm Mere, An Tir (Randle, Washington, USA)

British Library Images Online

The British Library has released a database of searchable images digitized from its vast collections of manuscripts, rare books and maps.

Teahouse of the Winter Moon: a Report

Saionji no Hanae (Lisa Joseph) of the West Kingdom reports of the recent Teahouse of the Winter Moon event which took place in the Kingdom of the Outlands January 7, 2006.

Brigid's Feast

Come one, come all and celebrate the returning light in Ravensfjord! There will be many fun activities, including but not limited to a heavy tourney, which will be an arts of war tourney. Every fighter should be sponsered by a non combatant with a piece of artwork. If you are planning on participating in the tourney, please contact Gunnar ahead of time. Local populace is encouraged to make one or more pieces of their artwork for the tourney.

Artemisia 12th Night: A Report

Baroness Bianca of Gryphon's Lair in the Kingdom of Artemisia gives a glowing report on the recent 12 Night celebration.

Ceilidh XIX

The College of St. Joan presents Ceilidh XIX: To Be Determined

St. Valentine's Day Massacre XXXIII

The Canton of Three Hills in the Barony of Andelcrag presents St. Valentine's Day Massacre XXXIII

Feast of the Seven Deadly Sins:Murder at Carneval

On these cold winter days, one is often left wondering what to do and how to alleviate those winter blues. Never fear; there is more than enough to do at the Feast of the Seven Deadly Sins!

Arrows Flight Collegium

On the 21st Day of January, 2006, the Barony of Loch Salann and the Shire of Arrows Flight invite one and all to join us for our Collegium. There will be a full day of classes -- topics already scheduled include falconry, medieval hunting, scribal arts, Persian hats, Middle Eastern dance, several needlework classes, and rapier related classes, with more being scheduled every day. Any who would like to teach are invited to contact the Event Steward as soon as possible to be added to the schedule.

An Dun Theine Winter Arts Collegium

Join members of the Society for Creative Anachronism from all around the South in classes on all aspects of the Middle Ages.

Founding Revel XXVI

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Come celebrate our 26th year with us! We've come a long way baby! Witness the first court of our new Baron and Baroness. Find out who our new A&S Champion will be. Kids, make sure your stead is in good form for the Equestrian games! View the display of Stromgard's history. Sharpen your mind to keep up with the many table games. Grab a partner and join in the dance! Oh! And don't forget your feast gear! There will be plenty of great food!

Daffodil XXIX

The Baron and Baroness of Seagirt invite you to attend the 28th Daffodil Tournament and Feast. Join Their Excellencies James and Glynis as they host guests from the far corners of An Tir and watch the tournaments to choose the Defender of Seagirt (armoured) and the Captain of the Grenadiers (rapier). There will also be a prize target archery tournament. Their Highnesses Tir Righ will be in attendance.

AEthelmearc War Practice

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War is looming on the horizon, and so is the need for practicing for it! The Canton of Steltonwald invites all to the Aethelmearc War Practice XVII to be held May 18-21 at Cooper’s Lake Campground (205 Currie Road, Slippery Rock, Pa. 16507). Four days of all the fun you would expect. All the normal activities (fighting, fencing, archery, classes, shopping, court, dancing and, of course, partying!) will be held as usual. Location:
The Canton of Steltonwald (Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania)

Stefan's Florilegium Updates for January 2006

THLord Stefan li Rous offers updates to Stefan's Florilegium for January 2006.

Festival of Khleb-sol'

Ice grips the land and Kievan Rus' is blanketed in snow, but here you will find the warmth of friendship! Join us as we celebrate hospitality and brotherhood at the Festival of Khleb-sol' and Bratchina (Festival of Hospitality and Feast of Brothers)!

Diverse Pleasures

The Canton DesForge, A Canton of The Barony of Iron Mountain, Proudly Presents Diverse Pleasures: A Fest for Mind and Body. Saturday, January 28, 2006 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Center, 980 Huffman Road, Birmingham, Alabama.

Caer Galen Day of Arts and Sciences & Baronial Investiture

Come to Caer Galen to join in a celebration of the arts and sciences. There will be classes, judging, commentary, and displays so that all may come and participate. Prizes will be awarded for People's Choice and other awards to be announced.

St. Scholastica, Patron Saint of Gloomy Days

Come to an event dedicated to Saint Scholastica, Patron saint of gloomy days!

As Winter tightens its icy grip upon the land let us gather together to ward off the isolation of gloomy days and spend time together feasting, fighting and talking long into the night. Be prepared to try your storytelling skills at Mistress Flanna's Word Game.

Start working now on your entries for the Arts & Sciences contests:

First - Handmade journals, sponsored by Baroness Katarzina Porajski

Dragonspine Candlemas

Gather ye gentles for an afternoon of the Winter Delights. Besides a Feast of Great Renown, the Baronial Arts & Sciences Competition will take place. The activities for the day will consist of competitions in many areas. This is the time to trounce your opponents on the game board, to display your bardic talents, or to spend a quiet hour with friends over a mug of cider. Have we mentioned that this is a WET SITE?? Dancing, dancing and more dancing is on the schedule.

Champions of the Court of Love

After a winter of secret longing, the time has come for lovers to declare their hearts through deeds of prowess and chivalry. Those who strive towards the arts of combat (in full armour, in light armour, and with bow and arrow) challenge to win roses for their consorts; artisans vie to show how love inspires their crafts; and troubadours of all sorts sing songs and tell tales of passions glorious and tragic. Here the fighters contest for chivalry and courtesy at their purest, as their consorts display their skills of inspiration; here crafter and singer prove that love may shape all things. Come and rejoice in the Court of Love!