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.

Lochac A&S Photos Online

Art has announced that photos from the recent Feast of Four Winds event in Colles Ardorum (New South Wales) are available to view on the group's website.

Estrella War XXIII to Feature Artisan's Showcase

Baron Friedrich Ethelred aus Schloss Trier, Internal Publicity Deputy for Estrella War XXIII, invites artisans from the Known World to participate in the War's Artisan's Showcase.

Royal University of the Midrealm (RUM) cancelled due to weather

Due to severe winter weather, dangerous roads, and a power outage, the fall session of the Royal University of the Midrealm (RUM) has been cancelled.

Twelfth Night: A Day of Gifting

From ancient times, midwinter is the season of giving and receiving gifts. Come Bearing Gifts! Help us Celebrate! Gifts are the things that we share. Gifts come in all shapes and sizes, some wrap-able, some not. Celebrate your gifts in the SCA -- what do you have to do, to teach, to donate? And in return, enjoy the bounty that the SCA has to offer to you.

We have several gift exchanges planned; come prepared to offer an item or a service for the day (No gifts over $12.00 please). Or bring canned goods for a food drive to give to our greater community. Location:
Tree Girt Sea (Chicago, Illinois)

Candlemas XX

The Shire of Dragonsmark presents… Candlemas XX Saturday, February 24th, 2007, from 9:00am to 11:00pm


All day activities will take place at the Lexington Civic Center.


The Feast will be held at Central Christian Church. (about 1 mile away)

"THE CANDY CRUDADER" will challenge the children of the Middle Kingdom to a great melee halfway through the tourney and will take all challengers under 10 years old!! None will defeat him and take his tasty treats!!! Location:
Shire of Dragonsmark (Lexington, Kentucky)

Twelfth Night: Shakespeares Mid-Winter Dream

Expect a day of everything Shakespeare and winter! We will have fighting, children's activities, snowshoe boffer, dancing, fellowship and other winter time fun.

January 13, 2007
Camp Lakamaga
12303 Lakamaga TR N
Marine on St Croix, MN 55047
Gates open at 9 am, close at 11 pm Location:
Barony of Nordskogen (St Croix, Minnesota)

Yule Revel & Arts & Science Championship

We send good tidings! This missive to invite all to join us for our annual Yule Revel and Arts and Science Championship on December 2 2006.

We will be having the Shires Arts and Science Championship and is open to all. Our Arts and Science Minister Marco dei Caprioli will be running the championship again this year along with his new Deputy, Lady Cassandra. . If you have any question you can contact him at Kingdom Rules apply. Winner of the competition will wear the Shire Arts and Science Cape for the up and coming year. The will also be as beginner category for people who have never entered an A&S competition, this is a place for the beginner to get their feet wet in A&S competition. Location:
Shire of Stan Wyrm (Great Falls, Montana)

Julklapp Toys for Tots

The Shire of Gleann Medonach would like to invite you once again to Julklapp! There will be much to do. Lord Lance with be hosting the Defender Tourney for heavies. Lady Michaela will be hosting the Defender for lights. Mistress Bennet will be hosting the Defender for Arts and Sciences. Baron Ben will be planning archery activities as well. A prize will be given for each as well as for the best Viking outfit. There will be an afternoon children’s activity and court dancing in the evening. Needless to say there will be something for everyone!! Location:
Shire of Gleann Medonach (Roswell, New Mexico)

5th Annual Day at the Medieval Faire Demo

The Shire of Kings Crossing is proud to announce that it will be having its 5th Annual Day at the Faire Demo, which will be held from 11:00 until 5:00 on Saturday, February 17, 2007 at the Washington Mall in Washington, PA.

You may have heard about our previous demos, and this one should prove to be even larger than in the past, since we will have more space to hold this demo (almost the whole mall). We will be Location:
Shire of Kings Crossing (Washington, Pennsylvania)

Solstice Court and Baronial Investiture

Greetings to all throughout the glorious lands of Artemisia. It is the pleasure of the Barony of Loch Salann to invite you to join us as we celebrate the winter and partake of many fine delights related to wintertime, including entertainment, fine food, and good companionship. We will also be welcoming a new Baron and Baroness who will be invested that very day. The opening court and investiture are scheduled to commence at 11:30 am - please see below for a more detailed schedule. Location:
Barony of Loch Salann (Salt Lake City, Utah)

Estrella War XXIII A&S Collegium Instructors Needed

Mistress Elspeth von Bremen, A&S Collegium Steward for Estrella War XXIII, is requesting instructors to participate in the Collegium at the upcoming War.

Pesky Peasants

This year’s event will be held at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in beautiful Berea, Ohio!

There will be two heated buildings, one for classes, food and merchants and another for combat. Although the buildings will be heated, the walk to and from will not be, so please dress for the weather. Unless it is snowing/raining, we will be having a winter archery range as well. We will be serving an ala carte breakfast, hot lunch and the feast will be Alsace theme based (French/German). Location:
Cleftlands (Berea, OH)

Queen's Collegium Photos Posted

Simon Drake has announced that he has posted photos from the Barony of Dragonspine's Queen's Collegium which took place recently in the Kingdom of the Outlands.

Firenze e Milano

A chill is in the air, and the leaves have turned. The harvest is being taken and the bounty of the land lends to celebration. This means that winter comes soon. But even in the bleak midwinter, there is cause for celebration.

Their Excellencies Sir Gregor and Lady Monika invite one and all to celebrate the Midwinter with them in their Barony of al-Barran upon the Feast of Saint Valentine. There will be classes in the morning, Location:
Barony of al-Barran (Albuquerque, New Mexico)

Canterbury Faire

Imagine the scene: 150 or more gentles garbed in soft wools and linens. Banners and pennons fly gently in the breeze that stirs the firs. Nearby is a coffee house, where stories of past renown and future conquest are spun, while spindles twirl a more tangible yarn. To one side, knights and nobles practice the arts martial, while consorts discuss bruise remedies. Flocks of charming children run errands when not playing on the lush green grass. A short walk away there is singing beside the waterhole and splashing in the cool deep waters. A hedgehog snuffles idly by. Location:
Barony of Southron Gaard (Waipara, New Zealand)

Diverse Pleasures IV

Greetings from Baroness Elizabeth Rae, Heather Buchanan, of Canton des Forges. I am writing to you as the A&S coordinator for Diverse Pleasures IV. The event is a one day event, January 27, 2007, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Birmingham.

This year, the event will be a little different. In addition to classes, there will be an A&S display area. What we have envisioned is an area set up for people to display their entries and to spend Location:
Canton des Forges (Birmingham, Alabama)

Winter Solstice

The leaves have turned to glorious hues and have fallen to the ground. Man and beast alike have gathered food in preparation for winter. Soon, the land will be lulled into sleep. As the world outside gets colder, we gather by the fire to spend our short winter days and long winter nights along friends and family. During the day, we will cheer on our warriors while they test their mettle on the tourney field or show their prowess with the bow. Atlantia's artisans will also be showing their talent and skill in the arts and sciences. When the day grows short and the air grows colder, we will gather inside to enjoy a sumptuous feast and an array of entertainment. Location:
Barony of the Sacred Stone (Lincolnton, North Carolina)

The virtual vigil of Baroness Ameline DuBois

The Crown of Ansteorra has announced the upcoming elevation of Baroness Ameline duBois to the Order of the Laurel.

Eostre Training Event

Over Eastertime in 2007, Micel Folcland--the Wisconsin, Indiana and Illinois branch of Regia Anglorum--is pleased to announce that four training officers--Ian Uzzell, Hazel Uzzell, Jennifer Uzzell-Smith and Jonathan Smith--will be spending a week in the States, training us for martial activities, inspecting accuracy and making a good presentation at the LHE.

Further details and up to date information at Location:
Illioni Union, Urbana, Illinois

Castle Wars IV

The Barony of the South Downs and the Shire of Owl's Nest present CASTLE WARS IV The Rock of Cashel: Cashel of the Kings, November 17-19, 2006, Lake Tobesofkee - Sandy Beach Park, 6600 Mosley Dixon Rd., Macon, Georgia.

The year is 1014. The Dublin Vikings have revolted against the King of munster, Brian Boru. Mael Morda, King of Leinster, allies himself with the Dublin Vikings and declares war! Location:
Barony of the South Downs & the Shire of Owl's Nest (Macon, Georgia)

Medieval Marketplace

Oyez, Oyez! Unto the Populace of the Kingdom of Caid does the Shire of Heatherwyne send greetings!!! We beg your indulgence to allow us to remind you that there are only 54 shopping days left until Yule and only 15 more days until Medieval Marketplace this Kingdom's newest excuse to SHOP 'TIL YOU DROP and FIGHT 'TIL YOU FLOP..brought to you by your very own local group of fighting and shopping enablers, the Shire of Heatherwyne. This year Medieval Marketplace will be held on Saturday, November 25, 2007 at beautiful Kun's Park in La Verne. Location:
Shire of Heatherwyne (La Verne, California)

Artful Hare Affaire

The “Artful Hare Affaire” is an event dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences within Northshield. This will be accomplished through providing open workshops, classes, and competition. It is also a place to display your work and get feedback on many aspects of the projects you are involved in.

The Kingdom of Northshield Presents
An Artful Hare Affaire
Arts and Science competition Location:
Kingdom of Northshield (Marshfield, Wisconsin)

Ice Dragon

The Ice Dragon is Coming! The Ice Dragon is Coming!! Run, don’t walk, to you nearest phone, mail box, or computer and find out how to have the best March 17, 2007 of your lives.

That’s right good gentles, The Barony of the Rhydderich Hael is proud to present for the 29th consecutive year, the one! The only! The Festival of the Passing of the Ice Dragon!

Well to put it briefly, Ice Dragon is the premier A&S, one of the largest Heavy, and finest fencing event within the Kingdom of Æthelmearc. Location:
Barony of the Rhydderich Hael (Hamburg New York)

Yule Feast and Revel

Yule, the feast of light! Once again we will celebrate the return of the sun. This year's feast will include games, dancing, and A&S classes. Don't have a mask for the 12th Night Masquerade Ball yet? Come make one with us. After dinner there will be a White Elephant trade. Please bring a wrapped toy as well as one wrapped gift for every member of your party. (We will be donating any extra toys to Toys for Tots.) Location:
Palatine Barony of Allyshia (Eureka, California)


Winter has come to Winter's Gate and it is time to celebrate Yule, with the fun merriment and good company. There will be the traditional Winter's Gate gift exchange. The feast is potluck so bring a yummy dish to warm our bellies. The competitions will be warm beverages to fight the cold winter's night (note site is DRY), also warm winter attire to ward off Ye Old Man Winter (Full outfits, cloaks and accessories). There will also be games and singing. Hope to see you all there. Location:
Winter's Gate (Fairbanks, Alaska)


Celebrate Yule with a day of games, entertainment, and food. We will provide the meat for the feast and the rest will be potluck-style. Using your mundane last name: A-G, salads or soups; H-N, side dish; O-Z, desserts. There is no main theme, so just share your favorite Medieval delight. There will be competitions of Best Decorated Table, Best Toast, and a candy guessing game for children and adults. There will also be a Silent Auction. The Blue Bowl cooking competition will be any dish containing a winter vegetable. A Toys for Tots barrel will be at the location and anyone who brings a donation will receive 5 chances for our door prizes. Location:
Barony of Fettburg (Manteca, California)

Yule Revel

Raise a glass of warm cheer and revel in our winter wonderland! To honor the Prince and Princess of the Mists, our very own Brion and Ysabella, we challenge our honored guests to help us create a visual feast of green and white, our very own winter wonderland. Best table decoration will win two tickets to the West Kingdom 12th Night! Put on your finery and dancing shoes! Dancing with instruction will take place after dinner. We will be having a silent auction, so bring your checkbooks. Beautifully-themed evergreen wreathes and ornaments will be available for the lucky winners. If you wish to, please bring a new, unwrapped child's gift for the Bay Area Crisis Nursery (Concord). Location:
Shire of Teufelberg (Orinda, California)

Jingles Feast

We invite you to celebrate the holiday season with us at our Jingles Feast. Come and enjoy fantastic food prepared by Master Fionn Mac Pháil. Games and classes will be offered from noon until the start of the feast. Competitions include "Best use of Bells", "Best Table Decoration", and of course "The Silver Tongued Devil". We will also have our famous silent auction with many wonderful items to bid on. Location:
Province of Southern Shores (Palo Alto, California)

Twelfth Night Coronation

Greetings to the West Kingdom Populace. The Barony of Fett Burg is hosting this year's Twelfth at the Modesto Center Plaza. Come join us in celebrating the investing of our next King and Queen, Uther and Kára.

Competitions: Arts: painting or drawing down in the Renaissance style; Sciences: Book Binding; Wooden Spoon: Cook off (see Page for details/recipe). Guild and artisans displays will be in the A&S Location:
Barony of Fett Burg (Modesto, California)

Stefan's Florilegium Updates for November 2006

THLord Stefan li Rous has posted updates to Stefan's Florilegium for November 2006.