Performing Arts

Music, storytelling, juggling, theatre, and similar artistic endeavors.

The sound of Shakespeare's English

A new British Library recording offers scenes from Shakespeare spoken in a reconstruction of the Elizabethan accent. NPR's Weekend Edition interviewed Ben Crystal, who directed and acted in the project.

[OUT] Peasants, Rogues, and Wenches

Far away, in the Northern Outlands, lies the beautiful Barony of Caer Galen--a true jewel of the Kingdom. In that fair barony, gracious ladies and honorable gentlemen engage in noble pursuits to the great advancement of their Kingdom, their Barony and their own good names.

[OUT] Crossroads

Welcome to Dublin, crossroads of the Irish and Dane. Yes Crossroads is still happening this year, May 25-28, 2012. And with no increase in site fee.

[LOC] Foundation of Lochac 30th Year Celebration

30 years ago, the SCA Lochac had it's first major event in Campsie, Sydney. Those who founded Lochac came from university, fantasy and gaming circles. They formed a medieval group that after a while decided to join the world wide SCA.

[ATL] Night (Six Feet) under the Town XIII

The Barony of Lochmere presents… Night (Six Feet) under the Town XIII: The Tontine 30 March – 1 April 2012

[ATL] Steppingstone Medieval Days & Melee Practice

Venture to the top of the Chesapeake Bay and join the Barony of Bright Hills for a Lovely Event, Lots of Fighting, - and a Demo

[AET] Spring Coronation

The Shire of Sylvan Glen proudly invites one and to all the Spring Coronation of Andreas and Kallista to be held at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds (1707 Old Leetown Pike, Kearneysville, WV) April 13-15, 2012.

[CAL] Layli al-Waqud

Welcome to Layli al-Waqud! Night of the Bonfires and Bardic Bedlam! Join the Shire of Crystal Mynes and the Shire March of the Grimfells for Layli al-Waqud, the Night of the Bonfires!  Featuring Bardic Bedlam!

[EAS] Feast of Fools

Come one, come all to Lyndhaven's ninth annual Feast of Fools! This event will take place on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at the Lindsay Valley Lodge at CFB Gagetown (Oromocto, NB).

[LOC] The Bloth

Feast to celebrate the Winter Solstice and Ildhafn's Baronial Anniversary. Performance Art competition to be held during the evening with judging by the Baron and Baroness. Prizes will be awarded.

[LOC] College War XVIII

Let it be known that the Colleges across the great Kingdom of Lochac, who seek to determine which of their number is the finest, have hence declared war on one another.

[OUT] Grand Outlandish

You are cordially invited to join their Excellencies Otto and Elisee at Grand Outlandish 39. Days full of tournaments, competitions, arts and sciences, archery, and classes will lead to nights of bardics and revelry.

[WES] Fool's Tourney

Please join the Barony of Tarnmist for Fool's Tourney, a day of frivolity and complete silliness. Let your inner Jester come out and play. We'll be sharing a potluck dinner.

[AET] Spring Thing

Have you ever been called a deluder, equivocator, fabler, fabricator of tales, fibber or trickster?  Surely there are those among us who've been labeled a bag of wind, blatherskite, boaster, gasbag, know-it-all or hotshot?  What about a bandit, kleptomaniac, pilferer, porch climber, spider or swindler?

East Kingdom to host Anglo Saxon Coronation

Baron Steffan ap Kennydd of Silverwing, of the East Kingdom, reports that the April 14, 2012 Coronation of Kenric and Avelina will feature an authentic Anglo-Saxon ceremony.

Pirates needed for Gulf Coast Renaissance Fair

The Gulf coast Renaissance Fair will present The First Annual Gulf Coast Pirate Festival 9 – 10 June 2012 at the Pensacola fair Grounds. This is your opportunity to come “Play where the real Pirates play.”

Catherine of Sienna one-woman show in Denver

On March 25, 2012 Saint Catherine's Parish of Denver will present Catherine of Siena: A Woman for Our Times, a one-woman performance of the life of Catherine of Siena starring Nancy Murray, OP.

[ATL] Defending The Gate XI

Spring has come to the Canton of Sudentorre. In fine German tradition, Der Osterhase (the Easter Hare) and his friends are on their way to leave symbols of the season throughout our fair land. What better way to celebrate their arrival than to knock the dust off our weapons, our armor, and each other!

[ART] Spring Crown Tourney

The Barony of Gryphon’s Lair has the distinct honor and pleasure of hosting Their Majesties' Sean & Nisa Spring Crown Tournament to determine the heirs to the Gryphon Thrones. April 7, 2012

[WES] Spring Feast

Come one and all to celebrate the coming of Spring with Fendrake Marsh on the Feast Day of St. Patrick.From our Kitchens, our goodly cooks will bring the finest fare to be served to noblemen and peasant alike, so don't miss out.  Games, Stories and Songs will fill our hall as we feast on our Shire's bounty!

[MID] Winter Game & Dance Revel

It's that time of year again to mark your calendar for a night of good drink, fun games, beautiful dancing and a wonderful feast.

[ART] Mystery Event

Come join the Province of Arrow’s Flight in an afternoon of classes and tournaments
as we fight off the Zombie Apocalypse.

[ATL] War of the Wings

War of the Wings is proudly hosted by the Barony of the Sacred Stone with the generous help and support of many Atlantian volunteers. This year's principle opponents are the Barony of Nottinghill Coill versus the Barony of Marinus.

Calontir's Midwinter Festival 2012 photos online

Mathurin reports that he has creat an album of pictures from Midwinter Festival 2012, which took place recently in the Kingdom of Calontir. The photos are available on PicasaWeb.

York Mystery Plays to Be on Internet

As part of the York 800 celebrations, the York Mystery Plays will be streamed live on the Internet during the weekend of August 11 and 12. (Yes, it's the last weekend of Pennsic.)  The plays will be set in the Museum Gardens with the ruins of St. Mary's Abbey as their backdrop.  They were last performed in 1988.

[NOR] Lamb to Loom

The Shire of Turm an dem See presents Lamb to Loom

[EAL] Winter War

Winter War, March 3, 2012 10:00 am - 11:00 p.m.

Gulf Coast Renaissance Faire

The Gulf Coast Renaissance Faire March 3-4, 2012 At the Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds

Medieval Fair of Norman

Come. Journey to a time of kings, queens, and knights and shining armor at the Medieval Fair.

Ealdormerian celebrates generosity in song

Inspired by the generosity of those donating to help fund the SCA's lawsuit settlement, THL Asa Gormsdottir of the Kingdom of Ealdormere has written a lovely song to honor their spirit.