Dance

Various forms of dance for recreation and for performance.

Gleann Abhann Regional Dance Practice

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Here's a reminder about the Regional Dance Practice to be held June 30 in the Barony of Small Gray Bear (Little Rock, AR). The practice will be at St. Vincent's Hospital, which is located on the SE corner of University Ave and W. Markham St.

The room we have is beautiful with skylights and a tiled floor and very convenient access to the hospital cafeteria, which actually has pretty decent food. Location:
Barony of Small Gray Bear (Little Rock, Arkansas)

Pictures and video from Potrero War 2007

Henri Le Juif has posted photos and video from the recent Potrero War held in the Kingdom of Caid.

Meridies teachers bring medieval dance to a modern world

During the day, Rebecca and Michael Myers of Maryville, Tennessee are high school teachers, but in their free time, they are teachers of another sort: medieval and renaissance dance.

Journey Down the Silk Road

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This is a day where the folks from the SCA (Society for Creative Anachronism, (http://www.sca.org) and the folks from the local Middle Eastern style dance and music community can come together and share a day of fun in the sun!!

Saturday, June 16, 2007
2:00 PM

Location:
The Oxford's Farm
747 Verdant Lawn Ln
Charlottesville, VA, 22901 view map Location:
Shire of Isenfir (Charlottesville, Virginia)

Nibelungen War

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The Barony of Knight's Crossing and Shire of Meadowmarsh invite you to the ninth Nibelungen war.

Warriors of our realm, and those who would look to the strife in our realm. War is again upon our lands. The noble Shire of Meadowmarsh contests the claims that the Barony of Knights Crossing have claimed upon the lands spoken of in the Nibelungen Saga. Hence Tourneys, Battles, and Contests both martial and gentle shall be waged to decide who has right to make bold claim to titles over legendary lands. Location:
Barony of Knight's Crossing and Shire of Meadowmarsh (Ortenberg, Germany)

Dancers invited to 16th century revel

Vyncent atte Wodegate has announced that he will host a 16th century revel at Pennsic XXXVI on August 6.

Darton Anniversary A.S. XLII

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Darton Anniversary is the Shire of Darton’s annual camping event. Traditionally, it has featured a lot of fighting, A&S classes, a market, dancing and a great feast. We would encourage all combatants to bring mixed combat gear for the war scenarios.

When: From the evening of Thursday 16 August until 5pm Sunday 19 August 2007
Where: Brookfields Outdoor Education Centre, Moores Valley Rd, Wainuiomata, NZ Location:
Shire of Darton (Wainuiomata, New Zealand)

Invitation to a 15th century Revel at Pennsic

Mistress Judith of Northumbria will host a 15th century revel at the upcoming Pennsic War. The revel will feature dancing with period music.

Regional Fight Practice

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The Shire of Sterlynge Vayle invites our friends and neighbors to join us for our weekly fight practice and picnic in Otsiningo Park on Sunday, July 15, 2007. This will be a very relaxed get together for fighting, eating and socializing with our friends.

We will begin gathering around noon, and will go until people are tired of fighting. Please come join us to share stories and swordplay. If you know of anyone who is interested in checking out SCA fighting for the first time, this will be the perfect opportunity. Please bring any loaner gear that you may have for newcomers. This will be in a beautiful public park, so there will probably be people wandering over to watch the fighting and maybe ask some questions. Garb is strongly encouraged. We will provide meats to cook on the grill – hamburgers, hot dogs, and sausages, as well as rolls, fixings, and ice. Please bring your picnic gear, a dish to pass, and drinks. Location:
Shire of Sterlynge Vayle (Binghamton , New York)

Northshield Dance Seminar photos online

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva celebrated a birthday weekend with a trip to the 21st Northshield Dance Seminar, sponsored by the Barony of Jararvellir, followed by a special birthday party.

Staging Wagner's 'Tristan and Isolde'

"Staging Wagner’s 'Tristan und Isolde' is a notoriously treacherous proposition," begins Matthew Gurewitsch, as he examines many different versions of the story which have appeared on stage.

Mists Spring Investiture

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Come celebrate as Their Highnesses of the Mists, Brion of Bellatrix and Lady Ysabella Dolfin, welcome Their Heirs, Leon von Schrecken & Muirgheal nic Cord. It should to be a wonderful day, with fighting, dancing, and laughter. In the evening there will be a feast prepared by Sylvie la Chardonnière and her crew.

Site Information
The site is Odd Fellows Hall
545 Pacific Ave
Santa Rosa CA 95404 Location:
Principality of the Mists (Santa Rosa, California)

Bal D'Argent

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Come join us in the moonlit forests of Cairnfell for Bal d'argent 2007 Dance classes with light lunch provided during the day on Saturday followed by the Bal in the evening. Dress in your best, and come and impress. Then join us Sunday morning in the Park for a leisurely late breakfast and games.

September 29-30th 2007, Bal D'Argent, Canton of Cairnfell

Eureka Hall and Park
Corner Eureka Street and Stawell Street, Ballarat Location:
Canton of Cairnfell (Ballarat, Victoria, Australia)

Dandelion Festival VII

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Come one come all to the Annual Celebration of the Dandelion Saturday MAY 5th 2007

This year's festivities include, several raffles, a Treasure Hunt, a Tournament of Spring both Heavy and Rapier, the Dance of the Maypole, children's activities and too many other things to name.

A sumptuous Feast will be prepared by Lady Gudrun and her assistants. A lunch counter will be prepared by Lord Sven and Lady Kersteken. Location:
Stronghold of TorBrant (Pembroke, Ontario)

Feast of St. Pyre

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Drop your heavy burdens and travel to Logan, Utah to celebrate with the Shire of Côte du Ciel as we observe the feast day of our venerable and flammable patron, Saint Pyre. A source of warmth and light to those around him during his lifetime, and especially at the end of it, Saint Pyre's feast day is celebrated with mirth, merriment, and a distinct lack of seriousness.

The day's activities will include a heavy tournament, the traditional carrot-nosed melee, in which one lives only so long as one's carrot remains intact, a jovial round of light-hearted rapier activities, an A&S competition, and dancing. Location:
Shire of Côte du Ciel (Wellsville, Utah)

Monty Python's Holy Grail Lego-style

The folks at Lego have a little fun in this animated version of knights of the round table scene from Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

New Dance activities at Pennsic

Mistress Judith of Northumbria, Dance Coordinator for Pennsic 36, has announced that this year's War will feature some new dance activities including a "Dance Fling" in the Market Place, a Midnight Madness dance procession, and an "Egg Sale."

Merry Month of May

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Once again the tender breath of spring has melted the icy heart of winter in the mountains of Atenveldt. Come join the good folk of the Shire of Granite Mountain as we celebrate the Merry Month of May! There will be tournaments to find a champion in Archery and Combat as well as in the Arts and Sciences. The Champion's Challenge will offer a special prize for entries in the Categories of Needlework, Heraldic Display or Metalwork. Location:
Shire of Granite Mountain (Chino Valley, Arizona)

Flame Tree Ball

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As has been the custom, the College of St Malachy and its surrounding shire of Adora being blessed with many young people of most excellent grace and vigour, do we hold the Flametree Ball each year, a most entertaining evening of song, dance, food and merriment to the delight of all who attend.

And so, on Saturday 26th May A.S. XLII (2007), do we propose to once again open our doors and entreat all who would join Location:
College of St Malachy (Bulli, New South Wales)

Dinner And A Tourney IV

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Oyez! Oyez! Oyez! Come one, come all! Great and mighty populace of Caerthe, GREETINGS! I am proud to announce the continuation of our newest merriment, Dinner And A Tourney, on Friday April 20th, 2007 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds! As usual, doors open at 6pm until 9pm.

This month we will be holding a Combat Archery Target Shoot, open to the populace, and a "Quick And The Dead" combat archery contest for Location:
Barony of Caerthe (Golden, Colorado)

Music and dancing at SNF Ball

Lady Nerissa has posted a short video of live music and dancing from the recent SNF event hosted by the Shire of Meadowmarsh in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.

Quintavia's Bardic Bar-Room Brawl

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Come to picturesque Quintavia for a Spring Day of bards, dancing, fencing, thrown weapons, feasting and fun!

Bards come sing a song or tell a tale we will have a day of sharing and practice for the evenings festivities. Dancers come and twirl around the beautiful tavern fair. Those who prefer to throw things, like axes and the like will have space outside for thrown weapons competition. Also plenty of room for gaming! Bring your favorite period games and teach us how to play! There will also be a ‘serf’ auction where you can bid to have your own personal servant for the feast in the evening. Location:
Quintavia (Bolton , Massachusetts)

AEthelmearc Spring Crown Tournament

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Spring is in the air and it's time determine who our fair kingdom's next heirs shall be! The Shire of Sterlynge Vayle welcomes all to Crown Tournament held at Camp Amahami (a Girl Scout camp), Page Pond Road (no street number), Deposit, New York 13754, on May 4-6 2007. Gates will open at 6 pm on Friday and close at noon on Sunday. There are not a lot of nearby hotels or restaurants, but there is a *lot* of room for camping, and GS tents with cots in them will be *all over* the place. There is one hill, but the site is otherwise handicapped accessible. Location:
Shire of Sterlynge Vayle (Deposit, New York)

Saturday Night Fever III Video Online

Mistress Nerissa de Saye has posted a short video from the recent Saturday Night Fever III event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald (16th - 18th March 2007).

Road to the Isle: Scotland the Ba’a

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Join us for a day of Highland mirth and merriment! “Road to the Isle: Scotland the Ba’a,” is coming on Saturday, April 21! Site opens at 9 am and closes at midnight.

Where:
South Range Community Center
Highway M-26
South Range, MI

Martial activities include:

  • Michael McKay’s Last Mistig Tourney: The Sequel (rapier)
  • Armored Combat Tourney (to be announced) Location:
    Shire of Mistig Waetru (South Range, Michigan)

Pictures from Carolingia's Vision of the Twelve Goddesses

A new photo album is available online, with pictures of the crowd and delightful Savory Board at the Barony of Carolingia's presentation of Samuel Daniel's 1604 masque titled "Vision of the Twelve Goddesses".

Viking Vinter Vunderland Views

Lord Lochlan Mac Hay, Hospitaller for the Barony of Caerthe in the Outlands, has posted photos from the recent Viking Vinter Vunderland event.

Saturday Night Fever III Photos Online

Lady Anna von Silvenhain has posted photos from the recent Saturday Night Fever III event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald (16th - 18th March 2007).

Raglan Fair III

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The shire of Mynydd Gwyn does announce the very great festival of Raglan Fair. The Castle's Stewards CADW (The Welsh National Heritage Trust) were so pleased with our presence last year, that they have given us permission to use all parts of the castle in all manner of Noble emprises of Arms Bridges, Gateways, Courtyards, Towers, Small Chambers, Large Chambers, Doorways, and Donjons all will be the scenes of our affairs. Ambuscades, Escalades, assaults, defences, pas de armes, prize playings, Behourds, tourneys, Challenges, Hastilitudes and Grand Melees shall all be held, Both in Harness in combat a plaisance, and without as in Defencing, both inspired by the honour of our ladies and consorts and our companions in arms on the field. Come one and all to the greatest fighting venue in the Known World. And of course there shall be a grand Location:
Shire of Mynydd Gwyn (Raglan, Wales)

Edinburgh Dance Moot 2007 - Dance Practice Photos online

Margaret de May has posted photos from the recent Edinburgh Dance Moot 2007 and Dance Practice in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.