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.

Medieval Village Ithra

The Shire of Shittimwoode is pleased to announce the launching of registration for the Medieval Village Ithra, to be held on September 10-11, 2005 at Goosefoot Mead.

Gryphon's College & Knights' Road Show

I invite you all to travel to Briaroak in the Summits on October 1-2 and attend a Southern Campus session of the Gryphon's College of the Summits. We are offering many courses on a variety of subjects at both the intermediate and beginner level, taught by instructors both local and from out of our area, including our own Prince Berek. Gryphon's College courses are taught on Saturday , Oct 1 in Jackson Hall, UCC. The Knight's Road Show will be Sunday, Oct 2, at the UCC soccer field.

Music & Dance Ithra

University of Ithra, Rivers Campus and the Shire of Dragon's Mist present a Music & Dance Ithra Saturday and Sunday, October 8 & 9, 2005.

Eagles' Vale Bacchanalia

Citizens of Atlantia! We the Incipient Stronghold of Eagles' Vale invite you and yours to celebrate our founding event. Break out your finest wines, togas and gladius to join us as we celebrate the Bacchanalia as only the grandeur of Rome could have done.

Instructors Needed for Autumn Melees

Lady Kasinda is seeking A&S instructors for Autumn Melees to be held November 18-20, 2005 in Colmesniel, Texas, Kingdom of Ansteorra.

Great Western War Updates

Mattheus Faelen Reyner, Publicity Director for Great Western War IX, has posted a update containing a number of announcements pertaining to the War which takes place October 5-11, 2005 in Chino, California.

Fish, Polar Bears and Global Warming Lead to Modern Viking Raid

In 2003, A Danish frigate sailed into Canadian waters challenging Canada's claim to Hans Island, off the northwest corner of Greenland. The modern day Vikings may even have landed troops on the small island, sparking protest by the Canadian government.

Beast V: A Beastly Event

We are pleased to announce a beastly event for the whole family: A Beastly Event (with a Beastly Feast): Beast V

Grad Course in Education for Pennsic

Lord Tobyn Kembold of Dragon's Heorth has announced that the University of Rhode Island Education Department will offer graduate-level credit for attending the Pennsic War.

Storvik Baronial Birthday

The Barony of Storvik invites you to join our caravan as we set sail in search of distant lands to find our new Baronial Champions. The day?s activities will be centered around a caravan theme that will continue into the evening with feasting, gaming, entertainment, dancing and music - both European and Middle Eastern - lasting far into the night.

Feast of Saint Bernard

The Lionheart Company presents *** The Feast of Saint Bernard *** (in honour of the crusading monastic workaholic, Saint Bernard of Clairvaux)

Harvest Raid XII

The good folk of Heronter invite everyone to join them September 30 - October 2, 2005 for their 12th annual Harvest Raid! Fighting, Fencing, Archery, Bardic Arts, Thrown Weapons, Merchants, an A&S competition, and a fabulous feast are all planned. As is tradition we are privileged to have access to the Lake Chautauqua Lutheran Camp on Route 430 (no street address) in Bemus Point, New York on beautiful Chautauqua Lake.

Bacchus WoodSpring Celebration

Come & help us make this a special day as our small shire is visited by their majesties, the King and Queen of Lochac.

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.