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.

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

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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.