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.

Stowe's Tavern Feast

Stowe on the Wowld's Annual Tavern Feast is On Again!! With the Depths of Winter upon us the Tavern Feast this year is to have a suitably Norse flavour. Many activities will be taking place so read on...

Medieval Studies Conference Seeks Papers

Dr Karen E Overbey of the Department of Fine Arts, Seattle University is calling for papers for the 41st International Congress on Medieval Studies which will be held in Kalamazoo, Michigan in May, 2005. The session title is: "Afterlives and Receptions in Anglo-Norman Ireland"

Ffair Rhaglan

The Shire of Mynydd Gwyn is proud to invite one and all to a grand fair at Raglan Castle. There will be much merriment to be had and such trials as to test your aim and skill at arms. With specific endeavours towards fun, there will be many games and light hearted amusement of a period manner. For those who best all others in skill there will be prizes! There shall also be a grand Pas D'Armes for the pleasure of the Viceroy of Insulae Draconis. Weather permitting, there shall be classes and display of the finer and nobler arts and sciences. So come one and all in high spirits, to the Shire of Mynydd Gwyn!

Spring War XI

Mordenvale once again invites the citizens of the Kingdom of Lochac and the Known World to participate in the annual fighting, feasting and general good fun that is Spring War.

Highland Foorde Baronial Investiture

As the leaves turn each season, so too must the leadership of our Barony. The populace of Highland Foorde invites you to the Investiture of our new Baronage. The day will be filled with pomp and circumstance, so bring out your finest dayshades, your brightest garb, and your merriest music!

Arts & Science Expedition I

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 "Ad Flumen Caerulum - Arts & Science Expedition I".

Pennsic 34 Class Schedule Posted

The class schedule for Pennsic 34 has been posted on the official website.

Treachery on the Tokaido

Did you make Japanese garb for last Twelfth Night? Are you wondering when you will ever get to wear it again? The Barony of Bright Hills invites you to dust off your kimono and katana as we join the conflict between the Europeans and Japanese for control of the Japanese trade.

For Love & Honor III

The days of war are behind us and the time of reveling in love and honor has come again. Come one, come all and join the Shire of Border Vale Keep at For Love & Honor III! We have planned a day focused on martial activities and those who support them. There will also be a tea held on the field for all gentles that support our martial fighters.

Love Feast XXI

The Shire of Lub Siochail is proud to present Love Feast XXI this year on Saturday, September 24, 2005 in its usual location (Jansen Family Park) in beautiful West Bend, WI.

Celtic Classic Festival and Demo

Where can you go to spin or weave all day, fight until you're ready to drop, see Celtic Music performances live, for free and eat haggis and potato pancakes? There's only one place, the Shire of Eisental invites all to join us for our two day demo, September 24th and 25th, at the Celtic Classic Festival in Bethlehem, PA. While the focus is Celtic all personas are welcome.

Pirate's Revel

"Shiver me timbers and shiver my soul. There are men whose hearts are as black as coal. And they sail their ships 'cross the ocean blue; A blood thirsty captain and a cutthroat crew. It's as dark a tale as ever told of the lust For treasure and love of gold."

More "All Things Martial" Photos Online

Lady Martelle Von Charlottenburg, MOAS for the Barony of Bright Hills in the Kingdom of Atlantia, has posted several photo albums taken at the recent "All Things Martial" event.

Southron Gaard Siege Engine Challenge

Apart from the face-off of mighty siege engines, this three-day encampment will include war scenarios, A&S, feasting, tourneying, reveling, a ball, and all manner of other enticements and phantasies to occupy the time, titillate the taste-buds and exercise the bodies of participants. Visitors to our Barony will of course experience our famous Southron Gaard hospitality, so by all means start making your travel plans now!

And a Good Time was had by All at Warlords & Warriors XII

Her Excellency Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Northshield, reports on a fine time had at the recent Warlords & Warriors event.

New Laurels for the Kingdom of Northshield

On Saturday July 9th at the 12th annual Warlords and Warriors Day in the Court of Tarrach and Fina, King and Queen of Northshield, Cainnech ruadh MacGuairi and Cinniu ingen Cuthbaid were created Companions of the Order of the Laurel.

And now for something completely different...

Dame Aoife, ever the eclectic, graces us this week with a list of links that didn't fit into any of her multitude of catalogs, but are intersting nonetheless. Here are the odds and ends, for your edification.

Post War Party in the Pasture

The Shire of Starleaf Gate invites you to join us for our Post War Party in the Pasture Camping Event. We hope that you can attend and look forward to seeing you.

A Day Of Piracy

The Incipient Shire of Bastille du Lac's is once again proud to host "A Day Of Piracy" on October the 1st 2005, near Trenton Ontario.

Sacred Stone's Baronial Birthday

My Lords and Ladies please come and join us in the celebration of the birth of the Barony of the Sacred Stone.

Canterbury Faire

New Zealand's largest SCA event, with days of camping, feasting, arts, tourneys, wars and unceasing conviviality in the leafy green surroundings of Waipara. No Mudde! No Duste! No Venymous Fauna!

Stefan's Florilegium Updates for July 2005

THLord Stefan li Rous shares the latest updates to Stefan's Florilegium.

Deadline Approaches for Pennsic A&S Registration

Dame Catriona MacDuff, Coordinator of the Pennsic 34 Arts and Sciences Exhibition, reports that the deadline for registering for the A&S Exhibit is July 15, 2005.

Benevolence Crusade III [CANCELED]

Yes, Benevolence Crusade is on again this year, from 28-30th October 2005 at Culcairn (3 hours from Politarchopolis, 4 hours from Stormhold) and just north of Albury! Come and join us for this great event with lots of fighting and feasting.

All Things Martial Photos Online

Martelle Von Charlottenburg has posted photos from the Barony of Bright Hills' All Things Martial event held July 1-4, 2005 in Elkton, Maryland.

Librarian Roundtable at Pennsic

Jadwiga Zajaczkowa has announced that there will be a Librarians Roundtable at this year's Pennsic War.

Escaping the Devil's Workshop: "Little" Arts for Idle Hands

Feeling bored? Dame Aoife has lots of suggestions in this week's Links on productive and portable ways to occupy your copious free time.

Call for Teachers and Presenters: Middle Kingdom Cook's Symposium 2005

Mistress Siobhan is looking for instructors for the upcoming Middle Kingdom Cook's Symposium which will be held December 3, 2005 in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Aphar Faire XIII: Arts and Superstitions

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! The Shire of Lagerdamm would like to present Aphar Faire XIII: Arts and Superstitions (bring your crosses-- bring your garlic *grin*)

Online SCA demo

Diomedes Sebastianus provides a clearing house for information about the SCA, especially newcomers and those interested in finding out what the Society has to offer.