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.

An Tir A&S Championship

Their Royal Majesties and the Barony of Dragon’s Laire invite you to participate in the excitement and beauty that is Kingdom A&S 2006. The all-encompassing world of this competition may surprise those who have not attended before. If you can touch it, taste it, smell it, hear it, wear it or be hit over the head with it ….. that is an art form. Art and Science surrounds our senses and is what “creates

An Tir Twelfth Night 2006

It is time to begin plans and preparations for our most glorious winter event. Come join Their Majesties in the Barony of Three Mountains to crown their Royal Successors. Enjoy the many activities that include a Grand Ball and Heraldic Costume and Banner Contest on Friday night, the Kingdom Rapier Championship and much, much, more.

Scholarships Available for Icelandic Study

The Leifur Eiríksson Foundation is offering scholarships to scholars from the United States interested in doing graduate-level research at universities in Iceland.

Tavern at Kingdom's Edge

The Tavern at Kingdom's Edge hosts feasting and revelry—but also devilry. Located in the Shire of Port Oasis, the Tavern at Kingdom's Edge hosts a faire November 18, 19 and 20, the weekend prior to the feast of Thanksgiving.

Kingdom of Gleann Abhann A & S Faire

The Shire of IronOx proudly hosts The Kingdom of Gleann Abhann Arts and Sciences Faire. January 20-22, 2006 at the Jimmy Davis State Park outside of Monroe, LA.

Barony of Oldenfeld Yule

It that time again. Yule is right around the corner and we all know what that means: Novice Arts Sci, lots of fighting (Heavy, Light and Gift Exchange!) Classes, poetry contest, drawing contest and much, much more when the Barony of Oldenfeld presents The Barony's First Yule!

"Treachery on the Takaido" has an A&S display to remember

Lady Martelle von Charlottenburg shares her tale of the fabulous Arts and Sciences activities at Atlantia's "Treachery on the Takaido" event.

Iron Age Survivor

Would you have been voted off the Iron Age island? The BBC's History Trail lets players try their skills at a number of Iron Age survival skills.

A Time for Tudor

Have you ever wanted to wear late period garb? Is your fancy court garb collecting dust in your closet? Now you have a chance to make new late period garb or get that court garb out of the closet. Bring your best Tudor court garb and join the Barony of Eskalya as we celebrate a day in the court of King Henry VIII Tudor and Queen Anne Boleyn.

Runestone Collegium

Come take a class, teach a class or just spend the day with your friends. Join us in The Canton of Crois Brigte for a day of sharing knowledge at The Barony of Sacred Stone's Runestone Collegium.

Southern Crusades VII

The Southern Baronies are once again under attack. Please join our defenses at Southern Crusades VII, Templars and Turks.

Boar's Head 2005

Boar's Head 2005: New Beginnings: "New Site, New Kingdom.... Old Friends"

Canterbury Faire

The people of Southron Gaard invite you to join us in celebrating the end of summer at a Grande Carnivale to be held at Canterbury Faire. No mud, no dust, no venomous fauna! Lots of comfortable bunkrooms and hot showers and real toilets. High points of this event will include dancing and a masque ball, a market and chances for men and women at arms of all types to show their skill. Not to mention plenty siege weapons, an Elizabethan theatrical extravaganza, a fabulous feast and event-long meal plan and the famous Mangy Mongol (purveyors of fine comestibles)(by Royal appointment).

Stefan's Florilegium Updates for October 2005

THLord Stefan li Rous shares updates to Stefan's Florilegium for October 2005.

Toys For Tots

Once again it is that time of year that we, the Shire of Arrows Flight, do call upon the most noble and chivalrous folk of our great kingdom. We invite you to join us this day and show all the honor and generosity of our most noble society.

Wicker Man Festival: Episode 2: The Attack of the Penguins

As the Fall growing season comes to a close, come join us, the Barony of Blackstone Mountain, in our celebration of the Wicker Man Festival. There will be archery, fencing, and a Tournament of Knowledge for the fighters. Please see our website for specifics or contact the Baronial Knight Marshall for information.

Estrella War XXII

The Kingdom of Atenveldt hosts the war at Estrella Mountain Regional Park in Goodyear, Arizona from February 14-20, 2006. The Estrella War XXII Main Autocrats, Mistress Isabeau della Farfalla and Master Joseph Walter McFadden, can be contacted through mains@estrellawar.org

Feast of St. Andrew

Make a pilgrimage to honor the Patron Saint of Scotland and join the Canton of Tear Seas Shore in the Feast of Saint Andrew. Our Yuletide celebration will feature the traditional Great and Mass Weapons tourney, a rapier tourney, equestrian activities, a dessert competition chosen by popular vote and a delectable feast.

Samhain

The Shire of Glyn Dwfn invites you to join us in the fair southern lands of the Realm for a day of learning, feasting and merriment. To nourish the mind, we offer a Gryphons College with a variety of classes, workshops and discussions with a wide range of subjects and skill levels. A&S, administration, a special all day track for fighters. As day fades into night, there will be a Roman repast to nourish the body and delight the palate, followed by dancing. Don't forget the final judging and prize announcements will be made for the Gold Key Contest with the Most Amazing Prizes Ever!

Caer Galen Midwinter

Bonjour! Nous sommes en Paris, en 1405 Anno Domini*…… The Ruling House of France, the House of Valois, is still smarting from the effects of their sound defeat by the English at Crecy in 1346, and at Poitiers in 1356, where the king was captured but not ransomed for some time. The current King and Queen of France, Charles VI and Isabeau, reign from palaces in Rouen and Paris, well attended by their children most notably the Dauphin, Louis, duc de Guyenne. The Great Schism has been in effect for 25 years, leaving Popes at both Rome and Avignon. Innocent VII has just been elected to the nearest Papal seat in Avignon, and he is attempting to heal the Schism to little effect. The Crusades are still an idea to be toyed with every few years, but no concerted effort to retake the Holy Land has been mounted in some time. The world is turning colder in the wake of the Black Death 50 years ago, leaving France's population nearly decimated, but this devastation has left the both the middle classes and the aristocracy with genuine opportunities for advancement. Bienvenue a Paris!**

St Catherines Faire

Soon it will be summer, and that means the start of the A.S. 40 Tourney Circuit. Scholars can put away their quills, merchants bring out their carefully hoarded goods, warriors put on their freshly polished armour.

A Day of A&S

The al-Barran A&S Collegium, "A Day of A&S," will be held on Saturday, November 19, in the Williamson Education Hall of the Monte Vista Christian Church at 3501 Campus Blvd. NE, in Albuquerque.

Summer's Last Stand

The Stronghold of Nebelwald invites you to join us as we prepare to celebrate Allerheilgen and initiate our own method of determining how long winter will last. This seasonally-themed event should find something for everyone--use your wits, might, and/or creativity to earn points for your season. Participants should come prepared to enter the Mythical Quest, fight in a variety of seasonally-themed tournaments, enter the Bardic Competition, display A&S project, and enjoy the revelry at the Masked Feast! Plans are still in the works but more detailed information can be found on the Activities page as it becomes available.

Innilgard Winter Collegium

As it has been a very 6 months for our Barony, this years Collegium is a one-day affair with such wonderous classes and information that is worthy of skills of Innilgard's artisans. We also invite all good gentles of Lochac to come, learn and enjoy! It is also hoped that there will be rapier and heavy fighting classes held in the hall's grounds. As always, the collegium is in garb.

Boar's Head 2005

Boar's Head 2005: New Beginnings: "New Site, New Kingdom.... Old Friends." Saturday, December 10th, 2005 at the Washington County Fair Park.

We have a Cunning Plan

Come one and all to a most exciting war between the Barony of Caer Mear and the resident Mongols. This war will be won by war points earned in several different ways.

Day at the Races II: Race to the New World

1550s Spain: Christopher Columbus may have been the first to journey to the New World, but these days it seems every explorer worth his salt is either looking for or holding letters of marque to carry them to a place called the Americas. They have high hopes of bringing back riches and glory. Ponte Alto wishes to commend Spain for its vision to sponsor the first voyage to this wondrous new land. Therefore, we have planned a day of Feasting and Celebration in honor of Spain and the intrepid explorers who followed Columbus' lead.

Atlantian Crown Tournament

Let the Heralds cry throughout the land inviting all to celebrate the splendor and the majesty of all that is Atlantia!

Market Day at Birka XVII

The Barony of Stonemarche invites you to the XVII annual Market Day at Birka. It will be held this year on January 27-28, 2006 at the Center of New Hampshire in Manchester, NH.

Festival of the Laurels

Artisans and Scientists of Meridies! Begin a new tradition in A.S. XL by starting out your annual schedule of Regional A&S Faires with Festival of the Laurels hosted by the Shire of Sol Haven over the weekend of October 21st-23rd at Indian Springs State Park in Flovilla GA.