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.

Harvest Court

description:
On Oct. 31, A.S. XX, the branch called Sentinels’ Keep was founded, in the Region of Artemisia. Since then we have grown, from incipient Shire to Barony. Many of our founding folk have wandered away, but many more have come to take their places. Now Sentinels’ Keep invites her many friends from near and far to help us celebrate 20 years of our existence, on October 21. (This year we’re half as old as the Society!) Location:
Barony of Sentinels' Keep (Arlee, Montana)

Boar's Head

description:
Come one and all to Caer Anterth's annual Feast of Boar's Head. This year, we are honoring the area's rich Teutonic heritage with a Kristkindlmarkt, a German Christmas Market, and a German feast. Come enjoy excellent shopping opportunities, wonderful classes, children's activities, A&S displays, and armored, rapier, and youth combat; as well as a chance to see friends, old and new, at this joyous season. Location:
Barony of Caer Anterth (West Bend, Wisconsin)

Yuletide University VI

description:
Come to our feast of classes on all subjects artistic and scientific that we can muster. Although we hope to provide a wide range of classes we also have a ‘costume’ theme this year for our main stream of classes. Teachers are greatly welcomed to share their knowledge with the populace here.

If you are daunted by entering the Kingdom A&S Competition never fear the Glen Rathlin A&S Competition uses the same marking system but with a little less pressure on entries, you can only enter one item in one category if you wish to. Rules are available on the glen Rathlin webpage. Location:
Shire of Glen Rathin (Belfast, Northern Ireland)

Canterbury Faire

description:
Come join us for feasting, fun and frolics at Canterbury Faire, hosted by the Barony of Southron Gaard. No mud, no dust, no venymous fauna!

Comfortable bunkrooms, hot showers, shady tent sites, optional meal plan, real toilets, and more enjoyable medieval pastimes than you can shake a stick at. Canterbury Faire 2007: February 1-6 inclusive, 2007

Waipara, 45 minutes north of Christchurch, New Zealand Location:
Barony of Southron Gaard (Waipara, New Zealand)

Summer's Last Stand: Round 2

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It is that time again. Lady Autumn has returned to hold the peace between Lady Summer and Lady Winter. However, everyone knows that the seasons must change. It is just a matter of when. The Stronghold of Nebelwald invites you to join us as we prepare for the battle that will determine how much longer summer will last.

This seasonally-themed event should find something for everyone. Use your wits, might, and/or creativity to earn points for your season. Participants can earn points by taking part in the Mythical Quest, Best Seasonal Recipe, Bardic Competition, and Most Seasonal Mask, as well as a variety of seasonally-themed heavy and light tourneys. There will be a chance to take part in classes, display A&S projects, and/or simply Location:
Stronghold of Nebelwald (Schmidmühlen, Germany)

Photos from Kolfinna's Festival of the Rose 2006

Ciar and Eilidh have posted photos from Kolfinna's Festival of the Rose 2006 which took place recently in the Kingdom of Caid.

Rumble on the River

description:
The Baronies of Grey Niche and Three Rivers are raising the banner of war once again! Come join the Barony of Grey Niche as we host the invading army of Three Rivers and defend our noble heritage! Both Barons are demanding tribute! Both Barons are refusing to pay! It is time to settle this score once and for all! Fighters and others are invited to bring a small donation of some item that would be useful in putting on the winning group's next event (duct tape, thumb tacks, etc.) for the War booty! The winner takes all! Location:
Barony of Grey Niche (Glen, Mississippi)

St Valentine's Day Massacre Tourney, Feast and Ball

description:
Honouring the day of St Valentine's. Come one, come all for a day of lounging by the list field watching the Rapier Tournament, seeing who will be chosen as the next Baronial Rapier Champion. And finishing the day with a night of feasting, dancing, and killing people! Come and enjoy the fighting, enjoy the dancing and enjoy the killing of the St Valentine's Day Massacre. Full rules of engagement to be published separately when they are fully decided! Location:
Barony of Politarchopolis (Hughes Shops, Australia)

Rendezvous at the Bridge XVII

description:
Rendezvous at the Bridge XVII September 22-24 at Lincoln State Park in Lincoln City, Indiana

Featuring:

  • Armored combat: Friday torchlight tourney-pending (contact Event Stewards if you want to attend); Saturday: William Marshal Style prize tourney and melees
  • Fencing: Authorizations and prize tourney.
  • Classes: Friday Night: Dance class & dancing; Saturday: A wide Location:
    Shire of Riviere Constelle (Lincoln City, Indiana)

Pennsic A&S Exhibit Photos Online

A small album of photos from the Arts and Sciences Exhibition at Pennsic XXXV are available to view on the Kodak Gallery website.

Straight and Narrow II

description:
The Outlands premier period combat collegium is returning for AS XLI. This year, by popular demand, we will be bringing back Puck and Mary Curtis to teach Spanish Rapier. On the armored side we are bringing in Roger Siggs who will do a workshop on Intermediate Fiore. If you've attended a few basic Fiore classes and feel you've learned as much as you can from them, you NEED to be here.

Both fighting workshops will be all day long affaires (6 hrs of instruction) so you should come away overstuffed with new knowledge with which to improve your fighting prowess. Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

Stefan's Florilegium Updates for August 2006

THLord Stefan li Rous has published updates for Stefan's Florilegium for August 2006.

Autumn Rose

description:
Autumn Rose. This event is being hosted by Rokeclif from September 01, 2006 until September 03, 2006

Site opens Friday Sept. 1st at 5pm Closes Sunday Sept. 3rd at noon

Fees: $8.00 for site $10 for feast Prereg for feast is $8 Camping fee $1 per person camping Kids under 12 half price. Lapsitters eat free.

The site is VERY handicapped accessible. There will be a public demo from 10am to 4pm on Saturday. Artisans are encouraged to attend and demonstrate thier wonderful talents. A raffle will be held all day on Saturday. Location:
Shire of Rokeclif (Galesville, Wisconsin)

Bergental's Crestfallen Tournament

description:
On September 16, 2006, the Baron and Baroness of Bergental invite all who may to join them in celebrating the coming of the fall. And to that end, they invite all valiant fighters to join in the Tournament at the Barriers for the honor of becoming the Baronial Champion at Arms. It is asked that those valiant fighters wear a crest upon their helms of most simple or most elegant faire.

Come and join us in the pageantry of our court, show your best black and gold if you wish or your best heraldic dress. It will be a relaxed day upon the field, pleasant conversations with friends old and new, working on or viewing of beautiful pieces of arts & sciences, lunch and a potluck and dinner. Location:
Barony of Bergental (Springfield, Massachusetts)

Artisan of the Flame

description:
Good People of Ansteorra!

Gather your magnificent treasures and most handsome projects and join the Canton of Glaslyn as we host our annual Artisan of the Flame!

When does this exciting event occur?

  • Saturday, September 16, 2006

    Where does this fortuitous event take place?

  • Destiny Dallas RV Park*
  • 7100 South I35E
  • Denton, TX 76205 [ED NOTE: Denton, the Home of Happiness!] Location:
    Denton, TX
  • Saxon Summer VI

    description:
    The Shire of Rivenvale invites you to attend Saxon Summer VI September 14-17, 2006.

    Location:
    Chestnut Ridge Campground
    6486 Chestnut Ridge Road
    Hubbard, Ohio 44425
    (330) 534-2352

    Gate opens: Thursday, Sept 14 at 4:00 PM
    Gate closes: Sunday, Sept 17 at Noon

    Site fee is $10.00 per adult for the weekend and $4.00 per adult day-tripping on Saturday only. Ages 6 to 13 half price, 5 and under - free. A $3.00 surcharge applies to all adult non-member admissions. Price for feast is $8.00 per adult, Ages 6 to 13 half price, 5 and under - free. Sorry, but there is no pre-registration discount. Location:
    Shire of Rivenvale (Hubbard, Ohio)

    Harvest Days

    description:
    Harvest Days, September Eighth thru Tenth, Two Thousand Six, Presented by the March of Winged Hills

    The Site
    4-H Camp Clifton
    2256 Clifton Road
    Yellow Springs, OH 45387

    Open: 6:00 pm on Friday
    Closed: 12:00 noon Sunday
    (Gate will close at 10:00 pm on Friday and reopen at 8:00 am on Saturday)

    Site is wet!

    Cabins that sleep up to twelve are available. There is no extra charge for using the cabins. Cabins can be reserved in advance. Cabins reservations that do not fill the cabin (10 occupants) *may* have additional guests assigned to them on the day of the event. Cabin space will be assigned by the gate staff on the day of the event. Location:
    March of Winged Hills (Yellow Springs, Ohio)

    Fall Potrero War

    description:
    The Barony of Calafia invites one and all to join us for our Fall Potrero War. Avoid the heat of summer by joining us in our frozen mountain retreat in the eastern lands of Calafia.

    The War will be held in its usual location of Potrero County Park (24800 Potrero Park Drive; Potrero, CA 92063). The site will open for pre-registered gentles at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 1, 2006 and will be open for the general populace at 12:00 noon that day. The site shall be officially closed at 12:00 noon upon September 4, 2006. If you wish to remain on site after noon on Monday you will need to pay the park rangers their required fees. Location:
    Barony of Calafia (Potrero, California)

    Pounce V

    description:
    The Incipient Canton of Catteden and the Barony of Red Spears invite you to join us for Pounce V: Curse of the Cats September 22 - 24, 2006

    Riverbend Park
    16618 Twp. Rd. 208
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

    Event Autocrat: Lord William the Seafarer, mka: Damian Myers
    Email: dmsgunstuff@aol.com

    Site Information
    Events Scheduled for Saturday Morning and Afternoon: Location:
    Incipient Canton of Catteden (Findlay, Ohio)

    Flight of the Falcon II Photos Online

    Antonio Felluci has posted photos from Flight of The Falcon II, an event in the Kingdom of Atlantia that emphasized classes for newcomers.

    Politarchopolis Baronial Changeover

    description:
    Come to give thanks to Baron Edmund and Baroness Leta for the past two and a half years they have lead the Barony. Come to celebrate the Spring with the Fourth Baron and Baroness of Politarchopolis, Alessandro di Firenzi and Isobel le Breton. Come for the food, the cheer and the Market Fair fun with friends.

    Saturday morning Archery site:
    Tuggeranong Archery Club
    end of Soward Way Tuggeranong UBD 87 L16 Location:
    Barony of Politarchopolis (Forrest, Australia)

    Baroness' Champion

    description:
    The lovely Baroness Katarzina invites one and all to come to Peters Creek in Chugiak to vie by right of heavy weapon combat for the chance to become Her new Champion. No claimant shall be denied, yet only one shall prevail.

    Peters Creek Community Park
    Chugiak, Alaska

    There will be an Arts & Science table set up to display the fine craftsmanship of Oerthan's skilled artisans. Please bring your A&S Location:
    Barony of Selviergard (Chugiak, Alaska)

    Battle At Dragon's Lake

    description:
    Just wanted to send this out again for anyone who missed it. The Shire of Swordcliff (Springfield,IL) will be having a NEW camping event on September 8-10, 2006.

    The event site is set in a Primitive wooded area that is beautiful, peaceful and secluded.

    We are having a Quest Tournament that will be great for fighters to participate in as well as for the rest of us to watch. There will be a Location:
    Shire of Swordcliff (Springfield,Illinois)

    November Faire

    description:
    The weekend of November 10 – 12 the Shire of Wyrmgeist is hosting a Regional Faire featuring an Arts & Science Faire, classes and fighting for those martial of mind. What is the name of the event you ask? It is called November Faire. Where you ask?? It is at the (you know it, you love it, you can find your way there blindfolded) WoW site in Hattiesburg, MS

    There will be two A&S Faires – a regional Faire based on Kingdom standards and a November Faire where the entrants will get to judge each other in their category. Everyone gets a chance to participate. So get those projects ready. Location:
    Shire of Wyrmgeist (Hattiesburg, Mississippi)

    Southern Crusades VIII

    description:
    The Barony of Tir Ysgithr and the Barony March of Mons Tonitrus, the two Great Baronies guarding the southern regions of the Kingdom of Atenveldt, are proud to sponsor SOUTHERN CRUSADES VIII – HEROES OF THE CRUSADES. This 8th annual gathering of warriors, archers, rapier fighters, merchants, dancers, bards, and those interested in things Medieval, combines the most Glorious activities offered by the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA), a not-for-profit educational organization that studies western European history by recreating the "best" pastimes and crafts of the Middle Ages. Location:
    Barony of Tir Ysgithr & the Barony March of Mons Tonitrus (Winkelman, Arizona)

    Hunter's Moon

    description:
    On behalf of our Industrious Shire of Hartstone wish to invite one and all to join us for our annual "Hunter’s Moon" on October 21. Our site this year is the Wellsville Elementary School, 98 School Street, Wellsville, NY 14895, some may remember the site from last fall, when we were honored to host Crown Tournament there last year. The site will open from 9 am to 9 pm.

    Among the activities planned for the day include an opportunity for instruction from the Order of the Chivalry, as we are honored to carry on the "Gold Chain" Series. For those who prefer the gentler arts, a regional scriptorium is being planned. Location:
    Shire of Hartstone (Wellsville, New York)

    Schola in the Hinterlands

    description:
    The Shire of Montevale invites you to make the long trek through the colorful Autumn forests and across the mountains to reach the furthest south and west corner of the Kingdom of the East and help us as we prepare for another Winter.

    Event Focus: The winter snows will soon be blowing across our land, and our classes this year are focused on those things which pertain to preparing a medieval keep for the winter months. Location:
    Shire of Montevale (Fort Littleton, Pennsylvania)

    Thousand and Two Nights: The Tale Continues

    description:
    Scheherazade regaled the Sultan with tales of adventure and fortune for one thousand and one nights to save her life. Storytellers have retold her stories around campfires for a millennium. Join Sheik Barre, Sheika Cordelia and the entire populace of the Barony of Bright Hills as we spin the yarn for one more night.

    Website: www.brighthills.net/events/tnt2006.htm Location:
    Barony of Bright Hills (Hampstead, Maryland)

    Innilgard Baronial 20 Year Celebration

    description:
    Innilgard celebrates 20 years as a Barony with a fabulous feast! Memories and tales of the past blend with the present to create a night of food, song and laughter.

    Innilgard Baronial 20 Year Celebration
    When: 25th November 2006, Hall opens 6:30, Feast starts 7:00
    Where: Clovelly Park Memorial Community Centre
    16 York Ave, Clovelly Park
    Adelaide, SA, AUS.
    Steward: Lady Collette de Harcourt (Rebecca Tonkin) Location:
    Barony of Innilgard (Adelaide, Australia)

    Spring War XII

    description:
    The Barony of Mordenvale is proud to announce that Spring War XII is approaching to held on from 29/09/2006 to 02/10/06 at Standen Road Lower Belford NSW.

    Prices as follows
    To September 23: $80.00 M $75.00 NM
    After September 23: $110.00

    This is fully catered event

    For more information contact me at andrewrg@optusnet.com.au or go to the Mordenvale Website Location:
    Barony of Mordenvale (Belford, New South Wales)