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.

[ATL] Hawkwood Baronial Birthday

With Spring in full blossom and the sun's tender glow chasing away the chill of the past winter, it's time to celebrate the return of warm weather and the birthday of the Barony of Hawkwood! We invite you all to join us for a weekend of fun and frolic and tons and tons of fighting!

[CAI] Starkhafn 30th Anniversary

The Barony of Starkhafn will be celebrating our 30th Anniversary from April 27-29, 2012 at Petrick Park in Pahrump, NV

[ART] Arabian Nights

And so it was written in the words of the Sage that in the far southern lands a marvelous event should occur. There by the river, which the Franks call Caerth, would appear the marvelous city of Amhar. It's walls formed of wind, it's towers of sand and sun.

[ANS] Castellan

Come join us May 4 , 2012 – May 6, 2012 for a weekend of fellowship, food and fun as we live out our dream and choose our newest heroes and Castellan.

[MER] Hit List

Join the Barony of the Osprey as we celebrate the Hundred Years' War and the Investiture of our new Baron and Baroness, The Honorable Lord Lugh of Osprey and Mistress Christine Silkewymman!

[NOR] SUN / Heralds & Scribes Symposium

The Canton of Nordleigh, the Northshield College of Heralds and the SUN Chancellor cordially invite you to attend the summer session of the Stellar University of Northshield, in association with the Heralds & Scribes Symposium!

[ANT] Grand Thing VII

The winter snows begin to melt and soon we will see the first green of spring.  It’s time once again to gather together, meet in celebration, take council, and renew our bonds of friendship.

[CAL] Kingdom A&S Competition

Kingdom A&S Competition 5 May 2012 hosted by the Shire of Heraldshill

Archaic laws to be swept from UK books

Those hoping to kill a Scotsman in York for carrying a bow and arrow had better act fast. This law, along with many others dating as far back as 1322, will soon be removed from the UK law books.

[DRA] Winchester Pilgrimage

Come all ye pilgrims and travellers, and join the Shire of West Dragonshire for a pilgrimage at the Hospital of St Cross and Almshouse of Noble Poverty. 

[MER] Kingdom Arts and Sciences Fair

The Shire of Crimson River invites you to join us for a day of wondrous art display, unequaled talent, delicious food and fun camaraderie as we host the Kingdom Arts and Sciences Fair!

[MER] Iris Faire

We of the Shire of Glaedenfeld invite everyone to attend Iris Faire - April 20-22, 2012!  This event will be a grand collection of fighting, arts, sciences, feasting and much more!  Merchants are welcomed and encouraged.

[WES] Fantastic Fairytale Fete IX

My Lords and Ladies, join us as we celebrate the ninth annual Fantastic Fairytale Fete. Arts and Sciences contests include: storytelling in any mode, and our signature cooking competition: best pun of a fairytale recipe -decorative or edible. Classes TBA.

Pennsic University Call For Classes

It's that time again ... Pennsic may feel a lifetime away but it's right around the corner. Deadline for registering classes is May 1, 2012. Earlier is better. Really. It is.

[MID] North Oaken Regional Arts & Sciences Faire

Join The Barony of the Cleftlands as it hosts The Artisans of North Oaken Regional Arts and Sciences Faire and celebrates The Investiture of their Fourth Baron and Baroness April 14, 2012

[AET] Æthelmearc Æcademy

The Shire of Misty Highlands is proud to host a day long of learning at the Æthelmearc Æcademy on June 16, 2012 at Salem International University, 234 West Main Street, Salem, WV 26426.

[AET] Vikings on the River 3

Vikings on the River 3 - FREE April 7th, 2012   9am - 7pm

[MID] South Oaken Regional Arts & Sciences

Welcome to the South Oaken Regional Arts and Sciences Competition! We are back at the site we used last year, a school that looks like a castle!

[EAS] Southern Region Spring War Practice

Come, all soldiers, to the fields of Owlsherst to hone our armies' battle skills and prepare for War!  Come, all artisans and scholars, to our fields and halls to share your knowledge and learn new skills.  Come celebrate and join in a full weekend of activities and camaraderie!

[GLE] Spring Coronation of Uther and Kenna

Garb yourselves in black, red, and white, and gather one and all to bear witness to the Coronation of Uther and Kenna, Heirs to the Ram Throne of Gleann Abhann!

[ATL] Highland River Melees

It is the year 1485. The Battle of Bosworth is about to begin. Richard III (York) and Henry Tudor (Lancaster) have drawn their battle plans and the sides are marching into position.

[AET] Return to Ian’s Inn

Greetings from the Shire of Ballachlagan!  We would like to invite you to our event “Return to Ian’s Inn ” which will be held on May 4-6, 2012.

[ANT] Boar's Hunt / AllChampions

Come join the Barony of Aquaterra as we combine two of our events for the price of one! We are combining our annual Boar's Hunt with the first Championship competition for our new Coronets, fierce Steinolf and graceful Sinedin.

[EAS] Middleground IV

The Shire of Lyndhaven would like to once again invite everyone to join us for Middleground! The event will take place on the western marches of the shire, at the South Carleton Elementary School, located in Bedell New Brunswick on Saturday May 19, 2012.

[ATE] Barony of Atenveldt's Investiture

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! A new Baron and Baroness of the Barony of Atenveldt have been chosen. Come join the festivities as we say farewell to Baron Edward and Baroness Annalies and welcome in the newest Coronets of the Barony of Atenveldt.

[MER] Dreamstone XXXIII

The Barony of Bryn Madoc would like to cordially invite you to join us for Dreamstone XXXIII on April 20-22, 2012 to celebrate the battle of Agincourt and our Heroic Inspirations in a day of tournaments and fun.

[EAL] Lady Mary Memorial Tourney 2012

Lady Mary Memorial Tourney 2012. Hosted by the Barony of Rising Waters. Saturday June 23, 2012

Ex Mentis Saxonicum Released

Ex Mentis Saxonicum, 140 pages of parables, allegories, and hilarious research tidbits derived from the popular Ansteorran newsletter column Ex Tempore by Robert G. Ferrell (Master Cynric of Bedwyn), is now available in paperback from Savernake Press.

The wonders of Canterbury Faire

For those not lucky enough to attend the Barony of Southron Gaard's signature event, Canterbury Faire, David Hannay has posted a wonderfully-produced, 36-minute long video showcasing the event and the SCA.

Ansteorra Kingdom A&S photos online

Talana has created an album of photos from the Kingdom of Ansteorra's Kingdom Arts and Sciences 2012 event. The photos are available to view on Flickr.