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.
Submitted by Katheryn on Tue, 2006-11-14 16:57
At Kingdom University in Drachenwald this last weekend, Lady Stella Seraphina von Leuchtenberg was elevated to the Order of the Laurel (for her cooking arts) and Lord George Fitzhume was elevated to the Order of the Pelican by King Michael and Queen Moira.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-11-09 21:03
The winter winds are blowing and the festival season is here. Their Royal Majesties Ragnarr and Anneke invite you to join them in Their Twelfth Night Celebration, to be held in their Canton of Charlesbury Crossing. Join us for dancing and celebration to welcome in the New Year.
Site: St. Anne's Catholic Church, 3635 Park Road, Charlotte, NC 28209.
Site Restrictions: Beer and wine only are permitted. Period
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-11-09 20:39
This June, the 14-17, 2007 Dragonsspine will be hosting its Baron's Brewing Competition yet again. This time, we offer it with the enticement of celebrating the Brewers as well as the Outlands at the Outlands' 21st Birthday Party later following the competition!
This event will not be your typical Champions as there will not only be
tournaments, but also battles of a grand scale fought in and around a castle
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-11-09 19:39
Their Highnesses, Fergus and Margarita, Prince and Princess of Oertha, invite you to an English country manor house this January thirteenth and fourteenth, 2007 to bear witness to the selection and investiture of Their rightful heirs. They invite all combatants to present themselves and their consorts on the field of honor to do battle for the right to claim the coronets of Oertha.
Their will be many opportunities to display your various skills in
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-11-09 19:03
Greetings Unto the Populace of the Mist, and welcome to Fall Investiture! Hail the Prince and Princess of the Mists, and their successors. We shall revel mightily and dine most grandly!
Site opens at 10am and closes at 10pm.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-11-08 12:54
Mistress Marguerite Dinard, Atenveldt Minister of Arts & Sciences, has announced that pre-registration will be required for the Arts and Sciences competition at Estrella XXIII.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-11-06 14:53
The Shire of Kings Crossing would like to invite everyone to join us November 11, 2006. We are celebrating our 2nd Birthday with a fantastic Fall Festival (Yes, we are entering our terrible twos-can we get any worse?). A full day of activities is planned. There is something for everyone! We will have both a Heavy Weapons Tournament, and a Fencing Tournament that will challenge and refine your skills. Artisans please come and join our Arts and Sciences display. Show the world the amazing talents within our beloved kingdom. Location:
Shire of Kings Crossing (Washington, Pennsylvania)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-11-06 11:37
We send this missive to invite all to join us for the festivities. It is that time of year again!!! There will be heavy, rapier and 4th annual rock-paper-scissors tournaments. Each fighter and consort must bring at least one new, non-gift wrapped toy per Tournament entered to be donated to the Toys for Tots program. Uniformed Marines will pick up toys! There will also be a children's activity table going. Location:
Barony of Selviergard (Chugiak, Alaska)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-11-06 11:26
We invite all of our neighbors to come south for the winter to enjoy a day of fun, friendship and fighting with The Canton of St Georges. We are hosting the event to gather toys for children whose holiday season would be brightened by the simple act of being given a toy and we hope that you will join us for this day of fun.The Autocrat would appreciate an email RSVP so we have an idea of how many are planning to attend. Location:
Canton of St. Georges (Piedmont, South Carolina)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-11-06 11:13
Dernehealde Throws A Snowball! & Middle Marches Baronial Championships: A CHARITY EVENT TO BENEFIT TOYS FOR TOTS, December 9th 2006
At The Historic Dairy Barn Cultural Arts Center in Athens Ohio
Site opens at 9am and closes promptly at 12am. (At 12:15am we release the Mountain Troll, all revelers left over will be eaten or enslaved.) Come join us for a day of dancing, fighting, dancing, classes, dancing, merchants and a feast not to be missed.
Submitted by Martel on Sun, 2006-11-05 19:57
Lady Martelle von Charlottenburg reports on "A Thousand and Two Nights", a Middle Eastern themed event held annually in the Barony of Bright Hills in Atlantia.
Submitted by Ursula on Sun, 2006-11-05 19:01
Unto the good peoples of Ansteorra, warm greetings from the Companions of the Order of the Rose in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.
Once again, with the approval of Their Majesties and the gracious assistance of the Shire of Emerald Keep and the Shire of Shadowlands, the Companions of the Order of the Rose announce our Defenders of the Rose event! The Defenders of the Rose II is a two-day event, and the Order gently requests that all good folk attending plan to stay through the Rose Court that will end the event on Sunday afternoon.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 17:14
They came from across the sea...first as mercenaries, then as invaders. Settlers followed and spread throughout lands occupied by others. War ensued. From the mists a leader did come, to unite his people and sit at round tables. Success was theirs....for a while. For the strength of the invaders was greater, and their victories more. And out of ruins of a conquered people new kingdoms were built. The rest is but legend... Location:
Shire of Vanished Wood (Elgin, Illinois)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 16:47
We invite one and all to a full day of Tournaments and Competitions – Heavy Weapons, Fencing, Equestrian Arts, Thrown Weapons, Archery, Arts and Sciences, and Bardic Performance - all will be put to the test, with special awards for Tourney/Competition winners, and the naming of the Endless Hills’ Baronial Champions!
The Tournaments and Competitions are open to all, but the Baronial Champions will be selected from Barony members who compete. Inspections for all competitions begin promptly at 8:30 AM! New—The Barony of Endless Hills Cooking Guild is sponsoring a Cooking Challenge! Contact Mistress Euriol of Lothian (Cassandra Baldassano) at email@example.com for information! New! Hound Coursing has been arranged! Contact Lord Stefan Legas at firstname.lastname@example.org for information! Brewers and Vintners – Come compete in the Brewer’s Guild Competition! Four categories – Beers and Ales, Wines, Cordials, and Non-Alcoholic!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 16:43
Bryn Madoc invites the gentles of Meridies to celebrate the end of the holiday season with us at 12th Night/Collegium Cambrium.
Save the Date! Saturday, January 13, at St. Gregory the Great Episcopal Church in Athens, GA.
The day will be filled with classes taught by some of Bryn Madoc's
most talented peers, and will be followed by an evening of feasting
and reveling with our traditional covered-dish feast.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 16:35
The Barony of Northkeep invites you to attend a day of fun, companionship, camaraderie, and learning.
December 9, 2006
Site Opens at 9:00 AM, closes at 10:00 PM
Please contact the autocrats if you would like to teach a class, or have a class you would like to see taught!
* This is a DRY site.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 16:09
The Barony of Marinus invites you to celebrate autumn with us at a German Faire for the benefit of the public. The 14 acre site is the new brewery and organic farm for the Weeping Radish Tavern and will be available for our private entertainment after 5 pm each evening. Come out and put on a show for the public and then join us in a scrumptious feast followed by a bardic circle and revelry.
Martial Activities: Mounted cavalry games, Hound Coursing, Armored combat, Rapier, Archery, Siege weapons, thrown weapons. See website for details.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 15:22
As the Harvest is in, the animals sequestered safely once again, and the seasons change we, in the Shire of Blackwater, invite the Glorious Populace of Aethelmearc and her friends to join us in celebration of Hallowtide. We are thrilled to host this event at Trinity United Methodist Church 131 N 9th St Olean, NY 14760. Site opens at 9:00 am and closes at 9:00pm.
As the days grow shorter and the winter chill is in
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 15:17
The Shire of Nithgaard will host its fourth annual textile symposium on the weekend of November 10-12 (a week earlier than usual), at the Sieg Conference Center located on Narrows Road in Lamar, PA (no street address). Saturday the 11th will be a day of classes and workshops devoted to fabric, string, and their glorious arts. Melee and tournament combat engagements in a medieval style will be organized by Thorvaaldr Frirsverth. The site opens at 2PM on Friday, and closes at 1PM on Sunday. Location:
Shire of Nithgaard (Lamar, Pennsylvania)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-11-01 16:48
Arwen has posted a series of photos albums from events in the Kingdom of the Outlands for 2005. The events include Outlands 20th Year, Estrella 2005, Straight and Narrow 2005, Stag's Con 2005 and Queen's Prize 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-10-30 18:01
The citizens of the Provo, Utah area were recently invited to turn back the clock to the Middle Ages and participate in the fourth annual Utah Medieval Festival at Utah Valley State College. Rodger L. Hardy of the Deseret Morning News has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-10-24 11:34
As mid-winter sets in, join us for a holiday celebration! Wear your best and join Their Royal Majesties as they preside over both heavy weapons and fencing tournaments. Join in song, dance, pageantry and good food. There will be heraldry classes, an A&S display and tables for chess & backgammon.
Our Wassail Feast is a potluck with the Canton of
Bryniau Tywynnog providing a pork roast, cooked by THL
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-10-24 11:26
Come one, come all and celebrate the Arts and Sciences at Ealdormere’s Kingdom A&S. This year activities beyond the competition include, classes, and demonstrations. Please note that fighting will take place as an entry to the competition only.
25 November, 2006
Submitted by Ursula on Mon, 2006-10-23 20:35
The Shire of Trelac Presents A Day in Ireland
Slainte! Come and join us as we honor the Irish traditions and lore of Samhain, November 3-5 in Water Valley Park. It's only 20 minutes north of San Angelo on Highway 87. There will be feasting, fun and tournaments to honor Her Majesty, Queen Britta, who will be present to help celebrate the harvest! Be on your best behavior, however, as she will also be meting out justice to those who offend her! Be of good cheer, though, for the clergy will be available with indulgences for your sins!
Submitted by Sibella on Sat, 2006-10-21 18:05
An unprecedented partnership between Paris' Louvre and Atlanta's High Museum of Art is bringing a number of works of art from the famous French museum to the American South. Many of these works have never before left France. On October 14, two exhibitions open:
Submitted by Racaire on Wed, 2006-10-18 12:12
Lady Anya announced that the first issue of Mercurius Civicus: Drachenwald's Intelligencer is "hot off the presses".
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-10-16 16:28
The Beauteous Baroness Bianca doth invite the Populace of Her Fair Barony, and any others interested and willing, to attend Her Arts and Sciences Competition and Collegium.
The learning and other festivities will take place on the 21st day of October in the city of Ogden. There will be lots of classes, including a fighting class track, and an A&S competition to choose the Baronial Champion. There will also be a fabulous fundraiser lunch. Come have hot and hearty soup prepared with love by the goode cookes in our Barony and contribute to the Baronial Pavilion fund. If you would like to donate a period dish for the lunch AND enter it in the A&S, that is an option but not a requirement for the dish. Donations are greatly appreciated.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-10-16 16:17
Gulf Wars XVI will take place March 11-18, 2007 at King's Arrow Ranch, 26 Kings Highway, Lumberton, MS.
There are many scheduled events for the war. Not interested in Evil Fiber arts or fighting? There are dozens of areas of activities at Gulf Wars. Including children's activities, Middle Eastern activities, creative activities of any nature you can imagine. A small sample...
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-10-16 16:04
Norse Learning Days are Back! Oct 21 & 22 Classes: Sagas & Eddas, Wire braiding, Naalbinding, Embroiderie, Norse Herbs, Silk, Wedge tents.
Activities: Dutch oven cooking, Thrown weapons (ax & knife only)
Contests: Brewing, Dessert (Chocolate & cheesecake are period!), Best period use of Norse veggies.
Site opens at 9 am Sat, Classes start at 10, site closes 6 pm Sun. We
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-10-16 11:47
Come on out to Cattle Raids the weekend of Oct 28 at Camp Daniel Morgan at Hard Labor Creek State Park in Rutledge GA. The Cows have taken over the Barony of Bryn Madoc and we are planning a day full of fun, silliness and of course - Cattle Raiding!
Bring your herd and see if you can protect them from the scoundrels! The group with the most cows at the end of the day wins... a fabulous prize!