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.

The Worst Jobs in History

Tony Robinson looks at the worst jobs in English history for a new series produced by Britain's Channel 4. The website includes a quiz to let readers see which jobs best suit them.

Lord Mayor's Market Day

Join the Royal City of Eoforwic and Lord Mayor Gunnar Halfdan of Lund in a traditional day of fighting, fencing, merchanting, an A&S display, classes, children's activities, and the usual Eoforwic silliness.

30th Baronial Birthday Celebration

The Barony of Tir-Y-Don invites you to attend our 30th Baronial Birthday Celebration to be held Saturday, April 30, 2005 at the Scottish Rite Temple in Newport News, Virginia.

Defenders of Sherwood

The Shire of Misty Highlands once again challenges all to join us for battle and competition in the forests of Sherwood. Robin is launching his assault in the spring this year, hoping to catch the Sheriff's men off guard.

Brass Ring Thing

Calling all Fighters, Fencers, Archers, Practitioners of Thrown Weapons, Artisans, Musicians, Dancers, Performers, Heralds, Bards, Games Players and SCA-dians in general to participate in the 5th Annual Brass Ring Thing in the Canton of Beau Fleuve.

Daily Life in a Medieval Village

Fire Mountain Keep is hosting a hands on camping event to experience what it may have been like to live in a medieval village.

Stefan's Florilegium Updates for April 2005

THLord Stefan li Rous has announced updates for Stefan's Florilegium.

Converts of St Pyr

The Canton of Azuremont presents Converts of St Pyr:­ Badger, Fox and Bear.

In a Phoenix Eye XI

Come and join the Barony of Sacred Stone in celebration of its Eleventh In a Phoenix Eye.

Lochac Midwinter Coronation

On July 8th, 9th and 10th Anno Societatis 40, Midwinter Coronation shall be held. Innilgard opens its arms and extends the warmest welcome to the people of Lochac.

AEthelmearc's 12th Night Photos Online

Master Huen has posted photos from AEthlemearc's 12th Night 2005 celebration.

AEthelmearc's Vetr Þing Photos Online

Master Huen has posted photos from the Kingdom of AEthelmearc's Vetr Þing event which took place February 5, 2005.

St. John's Bible to be Displayed in Minneapolis

The St. John's Bible, a modern work being created by period means, will go on display at the Minneapolis Institute of Art April 10, 2005.

Road to the Isle IX

The Shire of Mistig Waetru invites you to ROAD TO THE ISLE IX

"Iron Peer" event stirs controversy

An event dubbed the "Iron Peer Competition", scheduled for later this year in Trimaris, may have seemed like a good idea at the time, but not everyone is happy with the planning.

First Annual Iron Peer Competition

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Think you've got what it takes to best all the other Peers in your order in a contest of endurance, creativity, and skill? Enter the Iron Peer Competition in the Barony of Southern Wastes, and find out if you're made of the Middle Ages' own brand of "the right stuff!" [This "event" was part of the 2005 April Fool's parody on SCAtoday.net. See the note at the bottom of the page for details.] Location:
Southern Wastes (Trimaris) [Parody]

Midsummer Twilight Tourney: an Event in Reverse

Join the Canton of Buckston-on-Eno in the Barony of Windmasters' Hill for a late period camping event in Leasburg, NC.

Calontir's Queen's Prize Tournament Photos Online

The Queen's Prize Tournament A.S. XXXIX (2005) was held in the Barony of Three Rivers (Kingdom of Calontir). Photos of the entries of the A&S tourney are available online.

Beltaine XXX: Quest for the Grey Pearl

The Barony of Grey Niche celebrates its 30th birthday, BELTAINE XXX: QUEST FOR THE GREY PEARL.

Eisenmarche Shire Banquet and Champions Tournament

My Lords and Ladies, imagine if you will, a noble's manor. Not just any noble, but one from the Shire of Eisenmarche. The Mistress of the Manor has graciously opened her home to you to help celebrate Italy's Festa del Pitu.

Ice Dragon Pentathlon Results

Magistra Nicolaa de Bracton, Penthathlon Coordinator for Ice Dragon 2005, reports on the results for this year's contest.

You Can Go Back to Constantinople

Join us for a day of classes celebrating the Byzantine Empire’s history, influence, arts, and culture. Classes begin 10am; topics will include an overview of Byzantine history, the influence of the desert fathers, Eastern Christian churches in the Islamic states, pottery, garb, music, mosaics, pysanki (Ukrainian Easter eggs), pigments and gesso for painting, and an address by Father Terence Farmer on icon symbolism and use including a tour of the church’s icons.

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Candlelight 2005: The Crusaders Assemble at Constantinople

Join the Barony of Small Gray bear as we relive the spectacle, the grandeur, and the spirit of celebration.

AEthelmearc War Practice XVI

War will be looming on the horizon, and so is the need for practicing for it! The Canton of Steltonwald invites all to the Aethelmearc War Practice XVI to be held May 19-22 at Cooper’s Lake Campground (205 Currie Road, Slippery Rock, Pa. 16507).

Barhus Prize Presented in AEthelmearc

Patrikia Maria Agrissa and Baron Mord Hurtsson the Green have announced the winners of the 2005 "Barhus Prize for Best Documentation at the Ice Dragon Arts & Sciences Pentathlon", which was awarded recently at the Passing of the Ice Dragon event in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.

Cherry Blossom Festival

The sun is shinning the birds are singing…come out and celebrate Eskalya's Annual Cherry Blossom Viewing……

Reporter Learns About the Middle Ages at Northshield Event

Judy Juenger of the Monroe, Wisconsin Times visited the Middle Ages recently with members of the Canton of Wolfhome when she attended the group's spring A&S event.

Photos from Atlantia's Arts & Sciences Festival Online

Dame Hróðný Rognvaldsdóttir has posted a number of photos from the recent Atlantia Kingdom Arts and Sciences Festival.

Below the Salt

Are you tired of trying to decide what title to use when addressing a particular noble? Are you frustrated with being caught off guard when the King and Queen suddenly appears before you? Still having trouble figuring out which award is for what and whether or not it is a kingdom level or a baronial level award? Are you still confused at what a peerage is? Well then, have we got an event for you!

Gathering of the Clans

A SCOTTISH CLAN GATHERING IS CALLED! Let all come to enjoy the hospitality, intrigues, and the spirit of Scotland and the Highland Clans.