The Barony of Windhaven will be hosting a "Play with Fire" Moot in Green Bay, June 14-16. Since some of the projects we'd like to play with take more than a few hours, Lord Balthazar has graciously opened his backyard/field to us for free camping for the weekend. Come for the day (Saturday) or come on Friday for the whole weekend!
A walk through old town Nuremberg, Germany takes visitors back in time to the Middle Ages. An 11th century castle, toy museum, the home of Albrecht Dürer and over six acres of brewing tradition make for a memorial travel location. Russ Juskalian of the New York Times Travel section has the story.
Popular British chef, and "self-confessed medieval foodie," Clarissa Dickson Wright takes on the cooking of the 14th century when she prepares dishes from Britain's oldest known cookbook, The Forme of Cury, written during the reign of King Richard II.
British chef John Crouch is an expert on Roman cookery. Recently he shared his knowledge with visitors to the Roman Army Museum at Vindolanda, along Hadrian's Wall, through a series of events that allowed participants to "sample a taste for themselves of the Roman diet."
Many list subscribers have read about the recent passing of former Laurel Queen of Arms, Magistra Jaelle of Armida. Friends and associates of Magistra Jaelle are attempting to create a festschrift in her honor.
Takshila. Nalanda. Al-Karaouine. Bologna. The first universities were founded thousands of years ago, and higher learning has been continuous since then. The College of St. Basil the Great is honoured to be able to follow in these ancient footsteps. Join us in welcoming our new batch of students with a night of feasting and dancing!
Travelers in northern Norway were inconvenienced recently when a truckload of burning cheese closed the Brattli Tunnel at Tysfjord. The fire continued for five days, releasing toxic gases, and making clearing the tunnel hazardous.
The year is 1579 and you are invited to spend the weekend at the Aureli villa, located on the banks of the Po River just outside the city of Ferrara. The Viscontessa has planned a lavish feast for her royal guests and their entourage, showcasing the talents of the cooks, musicians, singers and dancers under her patronage.
The Shire of Wolfscairn invites one and all to the Northern Wolf Prize Tournament and Collegium, held in the beautiful Shire of Wolfscairn at Finley Park. The date to remember is Saturday, February 23, 2013.
The Canton of Hawks Haven summons and invites all archers and crossbowmen to our annual Medieval Archery Tournament! Test your skills against the best archers of the West Kingdom. Honor, infamy and prizes await those who are the top shot. Those who wish to vie for that coveted honor of “The Hood” of Darkwood may also compete.
Celebrate the fineries of the thirteenth to fifteenth centuries. Inspired by accounts of feasting in Middle English and Old French romances, this Midsummer feast will be an occasion of chivalry, fin amour and pageantry.
In an effort to capitalize on the release of Peter Jackson's The Hobbit, Denny's restaurant will offer a promotional menu tie-in. The menu announces the new cuisine with "Welcome to Middle-Earth's Diner."
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts will present Supper with Shakespeare: The Evolution of English Banqueting December 13, 2012-March 31, 2013, an exhibit celebrating the spectacular dining experiences during Tudor times.
Greetings Cynagua and the West Kingdom Populous! Their Highnesses Princess Mari and Prince Brocc do invite all to participate in or bear witness to the Cynagua Coronet List to select their Heirs. Come join us for this epically fun Coronet!
Come enjoy the hospitality of the Shire of Dragons Bay as we celebrate Yule in the court of the Bean King who will be selected from the populace to oversee the festivities. Gifts will be given to children attending.
As summer returns to Lochac, banish the last memories of the dearth of winter, and come and enjoy the warmest hospitality that Rowany has to offer. Earn yourself a healthy appetite, and the acclaim of the crowd, at one of the day's tournaments of chivalry and renown. Then, feast upon the decadent offerings of our hunters and gamekeepers at Rowany's premier summer event.