Freshman at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, recently had the opportunity to learn about over three hundred campus organizations at Clubsfest, the annual outdoor fair. Among the groups represented were the Renaissance Dance Club and the local chapter of the SCA. Josh Dehaas of Macleans has the story.
Lady Kestral likes to dance -- but also throw axes. Sgt. Eginolf is a fighter, who lets off stress through armored combat. Both spoke to reporter Sam Gause of the MLive (Jackson, Michigan) about the life in the SCA and the Shire of Talonvale. (slideshow)
The life of a photographer and videographer for a travel blog can be exotic, as exemplified by Ron Hay of the MegaPixel Travel blog who spent a day at the Kingdom of Osgoode Medieval Festival. (photos and video)
The Great War is behind us. Weary warriors have returned home to rest themselves. Pennsic mud has been washed out of clothing...repeatedly. Summer is coming to a close and Autumn draws near. But wait! Don't sheathe your sword, pack away your bow and arrows, hang up your ball gown and slippers, or fold up your tent just yet!
Come! One and all to the Barony of Winter’s Gate, Fool’s Revel, on Saturday, April 20, 2013. Celebrate the masque including, a Boffer Tourney, a Feast of Fools and a performance of Oberson the Fairy Prince, at Fool’s Revel!
June is fast approaching so hopefully you are making your plans for a long weekend of dancing and music, color and pageantry. Dancing starts Thursday evening, June 20, 2013, with an Informal evening of dancing and music.
A copy of a doctorial dissertation by Canadian scholar Emily Frances Winerock has been placed in the University of Toronto Research Repository. An abstract of the paper, Reformation and Revelry: The Practices and Politics of Dancing in Early Modern England, c.1550-c.1640, is available online.
The Bloth was the Shire of Ildhafn's midwinter feast for 10 years, before the two shires (Ildhafn and Cluain) joined to form the Barony of Ildhafn. Now, it is also our Baronial Anniversary event. Every year, we gather together to enjoy a feast, raise a toast, and celebrate with friends.
William de Cameron and Katherina Weyssin invite all comers to an evening of dancing. There will be a light-but-sumptuous supper to refresh us, and a selection of board-games for those who prefer sedentary amusements.
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!
Have you ever wondered it would be like to be in the labyrinth with the Minotaur? Come to the Dominion of Myrkfaelinn and find out! Come fight and fence in the labyrinth. Come dance in celebration of the victories. Come take part in children's activities and learn about history. Bring a story or a song from mythology to share.
Please join us in the Canton of Caldrithig for a day of classes, merriment, and friends. Medieval garb is not required for the classes, however, and an attempt at pre-seventeenth century clothing is required for the evening festivities.
The Barony of Glymm Mere cordially invites you to a day of celebrating the force that makes the world go round. Fête de L'Amour, is a feast of love, with workshops, food, and dancing, all revolving around that wondrous emotion known as love. Whether you are an expert or a novice on the subject, you will find something exciting at Fête de L'Amour.
Dancers, musicians, & merry-makers of the Shire of Crosston invite you to bid farewell to flesh and celebrate Carnevale. We will dance from day through the candlelit evening, with pauses for refreshment and singing, & you are encouraged to don a mask to add to the mystery.
In 1022 A.D., Emperor Basil II has returned triumphant from conquering much of Iberia and Armenia, and defeating the rebellious generals Nicephorus Xiphias and Nicephorus Phocas. with the Empire enjoying a rare time of peace, he wishes to celebrate his victories.
The Shire of Stan Wyrm is pleased to announce Love Revel, the 38th anniversary celebration of the Founding of the Shire of Stan Wyrm! You are invited to join us on March 9th, A.S XLVII (2013 Gregorian)