Chinese, Pennsic Independent, Islam, Paganism, Glass and Ceramics, Rocky Mtn Historical Combat Guild, SCA Royalty, Companie of Saynte George

Saxon glass industry at Glastonbury Abbey

A researcher examining excavation reports from Glastonbury Abbey has found that the glass fragments and glassmaking remains found there date to the 680's, much earlier than previously thought.

Bonfield Battle 2004 photos online

Eirik Andersen of the Kingdom of Ealdormere reports that he has posted historic photos from Bonfield Battle 2004. Annual event held at Finnvarr and Ragni's farm Ravenhill, in Bonfield, Ontario.

[ATE] Coronation & Champions

The day quickly approaches when we shall see our Beloved Majesties step down and celebrate the rising of a new reign. Join us May 5 & 6, 2012 for Coronation and Champions!

[CAL] Calontir Metal and Glassworkers Symposium

We'd like to invite you to the 3rd Biannual Calontir Metal and Glassworkers Symposium! Taking place August 31-Sept 3, 2012 at Puddleford (Warrenton, MO).

[DRA] Drachenwald's 20th Anniversary

Come and celebrate Midsummer Coronation and our Kingdom's 20th anniversary in comfort and style at the wonderful Ludwigstein Castle in Witzenhausen near the city of Göttingen, Germany.

[MER] Spring Crown List

The Shire of Vulpine Reach is proud to host TRM Ailgheanan and Amber as they call forth the warriors of our kingdom in glorious combat to determine the right and suitable Heirs to the throne of Meridies at Spring Crown List 2012!

[MID] MidrealmCoronation

The Barony of Sternfeld Invites you to The Coronation of Their Royal Highnesses Savaric de Pardieu & Julianna de Pardieu and Grand Pageant

Horseback archery encouraged at British mosque

One of the last things one might expect to find at a mosque would be archery practice, but for members of Woking, England's Shah Jahan Mosque, archery is not only tolerated, but encouraged.

[WES] Summer Coronet & Investiture

Their Highnesses Taran and Heleyne, Prince and Princess of Oertha, welcome one and all to bear witness to Their Coronet Tournament and the selection of Their heirs by right of combat on July 21 and Their Investiture on July 22, 2012. 

Atlantia Crown List combatants and consorts

Their Majesties Bryan and Brianna, King and Queen of Atlantia, have posted a list of combatants and their consorts for Their upcoming Crown Tournament.

East Kingdom Crown Tourney combatants

Conogan Mabrioc has posted a list of the combatants and their consorts for the upcoming Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the East.

Life in A.S. III

Times were simpler in the SCA in A.S. III, as can be seen in an article chronicling Summer Crown Tournament in the West Kingdom (June 23, 1968). The article has been posted by Hirsch on the West Kingdom History website.

Drachenwald Spring 2012 Crown Tourney photos online

Kiriel du Papillon and Raphe Cuthbert report that they have created albums of photos from the Spring 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Drachenwald. Kiriel's photos are available on Flickr, while Raphe's are available on Google.

[ATL] Atlantian Spring Crown Tournament

Come one come all and witness the grandeur of Atlantian Spring Crown Tournament!    Pageantry, Pomp and Ceremony dominate as we gather together to  see the best of the best vie for the Crown of Atlantia!

[ANT] An Tir Coronation

The Barony of Three Mountains and the Canton of KaldorNess invite you to witness the Coronation of the Royal Heirs and the tournament to choose the next Champion of An Tir.

The site is Trojan Park

71760 Columbia River Highway, Rainier OR 97048 just outside Rainier Oregon and will open on Friday July 20 at 1 PM and will close Sunday July 22 at 3 PM. There is a lake on site - parents must keep track of their children. Pets are allowed on leash. Water is available on site. Amenities are less than 1/2 hour distant.

Gate Fees: US  $15 for adult SCA members
    US  $10 for those 12-17
US  $5 for those 6-11
      5 and younger - free
(Non Member Surcharge of US $5 applies to all adult non-members)

There will be a US $48 Family Cap (Modern relations only, NMS applies).  Make cheques payable to "Barony of Three Mountains, SCA Inc."
 
Pre-registration is available and must be submitted by June 1.
There are no RV accommodations available at the site.

Merchants must pre-register with an additional US$10 fee which must be submitted by June 1 or until all available merchant spots are filled. For more information please contact the Merchant Coordinator.

[OUT] Spring Coronation 2012

As the Spring air blows warmer, we take the time to honor our newest Heirs to the Thrones in the Mighty Kingdom of the Outlands. Come and join us this glorious day for fighting, classes, feast and the company of our Mighty Outlanders.

[WES] Mists Spring Investiture

Ajax, by right of arms, Prince of the Mists, and Uta, by her grace and beauty, Princess of the Mists, do cordially invite you to witness the Investiture of Their Heirs. In the evening, enjoy a marvelous repast of dishes and delicacies in the Islamic style of Baghdad by Urtatim al-Qurtubiyya.

Bouncy Stonehenge is fun for Druids and kids alike

A giant inflatable replica of Stonehenge is making waves in Glasgow, Scotland. The attraction is part of the Glasgow International art festival.

Elfsea Defender photos online

Caelin on Andrede reports that he has posted an album of photos from Elfsea Defender, which took place recently in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. The photos are available on Flickr.

Mudthaw 2012 photos online

Cateline la broderesse reports that she has created an album of photos from Mudthaw 2012, which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on Google.

Jack Graeme and Thomasina new Baron and Baroness of the Far West

Siobhan reports that Jack Graeme An T'Oban was the victor of the Spring 2012 Coronet in the Palatine Barony of the Far West. The tournament took place in Vale de Draco.

J. Hendson Artifacts

J. Henderson Artifacts recreates historic pattern mugs, jugs, bottles, jars, chamber pots, candleholders, lanterns, inkwells, pitchers, pots, bowls, pie-birds, dolls, trenchers, plates, churns, including wood-fired salt glazes. Their wares are used as props by several historic sites.

Searchable Online Artefact Database

The extensive collection of paintings, engravings and artefacts in the Museum Boijmans Van Beunigen is now searchable online.

Ironbog Baronial Birthday 2012 photos online

Cateline la broderesse reports that she has created an album of photos from Ironbog Baronial Birthday which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on her Picasa website.

Balfar's Challenge photos online

Cateline la broderesse reports that she has created an album of photos from Balfar's Challenge 2012, which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on her PicasaWeb site.

Vivant to Paul and Aryanhwy, heirs of Drachenwald at spring crown tourney, AS 46

This past month saw the succession of the kingdom of Drachenwald assured, with the tournament held in the incipient shire of Deepdene under Wychwood (outside Manchester, England).

Renaissance stove subject of V & A ceramics restoration class

In an article for the Victoria and Albert Museum, Senior Ceramics and Glass Conservator Fi Jordan shares photos and commentary on a student project to clean a 16th century, free-standing ceramic stove. (photos)

Duke Timmur Jochan winner of Spring 2012 Crown Tourney in Artemisia

Bianca reports that Timmur Jochan, inspired by Saige verch Laurens, was the winner of the April 7, 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Artemisia.

[WES] Beltane Coronation

Their Majesties invite one and all to come and bear witness to the coronation of Their heirs. Come celebrate the grand traditions of the West with courts, arts & sciences, fighting, singing, dancing, and archery.

[EAL] Spring Coronation

The Coronation of Edward II and Rylyn II, Spring Coronation – Date – Saturday, April 28, 2012. Hosted by the Kingdom of Ealdormere