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.

Feast and Festival of Lammas

Come one and all to Thamesreach shire at the end of August to celebrate the Lammas Feast.

Lochac Chooses New A&S Champions

Lady Katerina da Brescia, Lochac Arts & Sciences Minister, has announced the results of the recent Kingdom A&S Competition.

Royal University of Scir Hafoc (R.U.S.H.)

Activities will include classes and demonstrations of medieval fighting, costuming, weaving, dying, woodworking, the bardic arts, and other diverse arts and sciences.

Benevolence Crusade

After some delays we have finally got confirmed dates and prices for this year's Benevolence Crusade!

Niebelungenkrieg 2004 Photos Online

Owen en Deredere has posted photos from Nibelungenkrieg VIII which took place July 2-6, 2004 in Euskirchen, Germany.

Equestrian and Medieval Skills Ithra

The Barony of Stromgaard is hosting an Equestrian and Medieval Skills Ithra http://www.ithra.antir.sca.org/idisplay.php?topic=classes&it=5330&

Pennsic class schedule online

Mistress Chai, Class Co-ordinator for Pennsic War XXXIII, has announced that the class schedule is now available online.

Stefan's Florilegium Files for July

Stefan is working hard to convert all 1800 of the Florilegium files to a new data format, but still found time to add a number of new items this month.

Bows and Blades

This will be an exciting event with varied activities, including a catapult water balloon contest, open ranges for shooting Royal Rounds, Rapier Tourney, and more. Plus lots of classes. http://www.ithra.antir.sca.orgidisplay.php?topic=classes&it=5338&

Defender's Tourney

Shire of Sylvan Glen - Defender's Tourney - July 9-11, 2004 Poorhouse Farm Park, Martinsburg WV
http://defenders.sylvanglen.org

Feast of St.Bruno, The Extended Edition

Lots of fighting and classes in the extended version of the Feast of St. Bruno event.

Polderslot Byzantine Pentathlon

In these cold seasons, when the fruits have departed the trees, the leaves are falling and the weather is declining, the sunny days are longing in the back of our minds, and thus, the shire of Polderslot is proud to host the Polderslot Pentathlon. An event where we will entertain ourselves with byzantine games and sports, and pretend the weather is gorgeous, the sun is shining and warmth is radiating from the sky.

Gentle Side of Vikings

According to this report in Buxton Today, the common image of Vikings as marauding raiders overlooks their many contributions to the gentler arts and sciences.

West/AnTir War to Feature A&S War Point

Sabrina de la Bere, Minister of Arts for the Kingdom of the West, has announced that there will be an A&S War Point at this year's West/An Tir War July 2-5, 2004 in Crescent City, CA.

Tip of the Tente [POSTPONED]

You've heard of the tip of the iceberg? Well, this is the Tip of the Tente!

La Grande Tente will be holding a summer event the weekend of July 10, 2004. Please join us! There will be:

  • Fighting--at least two tourneys! (showers on site)
  • Archery--on three ranges!
  • Arts and Sciences--two competitions (tent in any medium and anything made with a "tip", like the tip of a pen, the tip of a chisel, the tip of a needle…..)

There will be NO feast this year, but there are grills available for your use and a firepit for post-revel.

We will be holding this event at Black Hawk Park, on Lone Tree Road, in Cedar Falls, IA.

Site opens 4 pm Friday and closes noon Sunday. Troll opens 4 pm Friday. The park closes at 10 pm and opens at 6 am each day. If you are arriving after 10 pm let the autocrat know!

Directions: Take your best route to Highway 218, North of Cedar Falls. Exit at the Lone Tree Road exit, and turn west (right if coming from the North, left if coming from the South) onto Lone Tree Road. Slow down for the tracks and proceed to the stop sign, somewhere around 3 miles. Go forward, and keep going forward. The road will veer to the right, but the entrance of the park is forward and slightly left. We are to the right, once you enter the park--just keep following the signs!

Fees: site is $5 (with an additional $3 for non-members), $3 for children 13 to 18, and ages 12 and under are free Make checks payable to: SCA, Inc., Shire of La Grande Tente Camping fees are to be paid to the park, and are $11.00 per tent.

Autocrat:

Universitas Meridies

The SCA Without Breaking the Bank

Tips from SCAdians throughout the Knowne Worlde on how to survive in the SCA while on a budget. Everything from costuming to combat, feast gear to pavillions. Check it out and submit a tip of your own!

Cunnan Wiki

A wiki is, basically, a very large collaboratively-written encyclopedia of information. The Cunnan Wiki, organized in the Kingdom of Lochac but open to medievalists worldwide, is a collection of information on numerous topics related to the Middle Ages.

Stefan's Florilegium

Maintained by Lord Stefan li Rous, the Florilegium is one of the largest link portals in the world of living history. The site contains links on many hundreds of topics related to the Middle Ages and to living history organizations, especially the SCA.

Known World Arts & Sciences Symposium

Let There be Light!

This week Dame Aoife share links pertaining to lighting, medieval-style.