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.

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.

Yuletide University V: a Winter College

The Shire of Glen Rathlin is proud to be host the fifth Yuletide University. The site will open at 18:00 on Friday 25th and closes unfortunately at 13:00 on Sunday 27th. There will be a few classes on Friday night as well as sign up for the next two days classes, general socialising and greetings.

South of the Border Raids

Join Their Majesties of the Middle and Meridies for a sparkling weekend of fierce combat and contests, of chivalry and challenges.

Defender's Tourney

Courtly Love has inspired great deeds of chivalry and valor both on and off the field. The Shire of Sylvan Glen invites all to come and continue that tradition at our annual Defender's Tourney. The theme for the tourney is "Courtly Love and the deeds it inspires." Come and show your unwavering devotion to your Lord or Lady through feats of martial, artistic and courtly grace.

Defenders of Sherwood Photos Posted

Master Huen has posted his photo gallery of pictures taken at Defenders of Sherwood V. The event took place June 4, 2005 in Morgantown, West Virginia in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.

Stefan's Florilegium Additions for June 2005

THLord Stefan li Rous has posted additions to Stefan's Florilegium for June 2005.

Stromfels' 10th Anniversary

10 years by the River
"We almost drowned, but we made it."
Stromfels' 10th Anniversary
Hosted by the Shire of Stromfels
www.geocities.com/anplica/10years.htm

Quad War XI

Come one and all, war has once again come to our lands. Join us for this great and ever expanding annual event (sponsored this year by the Shire of Borealis) located in the happiest place in the known world. Heavy/light and combat archery scenarios are available in this exciting war fought in and around a continuously growing castle.

Midrealm A&S, Crown Inspired by Same Lady

Duchess Kateryn of Gloucester made Middle Kingdom History this weekend, sweeping the Kingdom Arts and Sciences Pentathlon to become the Middle Kingdom Arts and Sciences Champion on Saturday and then Crown Princess, for the fourth time, on Sunday.

AEthelmearc Crown Tourney & Feast Photos Online

Master Huen has posted photos from the recent Crown Tournament and Feast in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.

Barony of Far West Makes SCA History

Last weekend Western History was made at the Palatine Barony of the Far West’s Coronet Tourney held in the Stronghold of Eternal Winds (Misawa, Japan). Lady Ysabelle d'Angiers, fighting for Lord Sporran the Piper, won the Coronet by right of her Strong Mind, Excellent Documentation, and Outstanding Arts.

Teachers Needed for Great Northeastern War

Mistress Anastasia Gutane, Classes Coordinator, Great Northeastern War XIX, has announced that instructors are needed to teach classes at the War.

Stierbach's Baronial Birthday

And in the summer of the year A.S. XXXX, as Colum and Brianna made their yearly progress through their Stierbach lands, stories came to them of bandits hiding in the forests to the south. No traveler had escaped rough treatment at the hands of these rogues, and no cattle were safe. His Excellency called forth his landholders to gather to flush these vermin from his lands. And he sent messages to his neighboring cousins, that they might know of this menace and help him keep the King's highway clear of miscreants.

Great Northeastern War XIX

Great Northeastern War is primarily a "War Practice" event, which means that one major activity at the event will be a form of combat based on the tournaments of the High Middle Ages.