Performing Arts

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

[MID] Midrealm Bardic Madness XIII

Greetings and welcome are bid to all Bards, Troubadors, Trouveres, Minstrels, Minnesingers, Jongleurs, Singers, Storytellers, Poets, Scops, Skalds, Fillids, Olaves, Griots, Wordsmiths, and Friends of these arts. Also Musicians, Dancers, Jugglers, Magicians, and Players as well.

[LOC] Rhythm and Brews Tourney and Feast

Rhythm & Brews 2012 will be held on the weekend of Friday 10th - Sunday 12th, February. The event will be held at Camp Kariong. (Formerly Kariong Scout Camp) Woy Woy Rd, Kariong. NSW.

[WES] Pirates' Revel

Ahoy me hearties! A call goes out to pirates, buccaneers, privateers, sailors of the Royal navy and wenches. All are to gather at the Salty Dog Tavern to engage in pirate amusements, bawdy and bold and take a break from the rigors of the sea. 

[ATE] Masked Revel

Please mark your calendars for Saturday, October 29, 2011. The March of Wealhhnutu will hold our Masked Revel at the Elgin Community Club in Elgin, AZ.

[ANT] Tir Righ A&S and Bardic Championships

Come witness history made as the next Scholar and Skald of Tir Righ are chosen -OR- if you've got a mind to stand a champion of your Principality, come and contend for the honour of being Tir Righ's new Champion of the Arts & Sciences or the Bardic Arts. Either way, come and cheer on those who put their knowledge and skill to the test.

[ATE] Brew Ha-Ha

With high hopes of attracting the Kingdom of Atenveldt's Brewers and Bards, on October 8th of 2011, the Shire of Granholme will be hosting an event where Bards and Brewers get together to strut their stuff and entertain us. 

[LOC] Canterbury Faire

Imagine the scene: 250 gentles garbed in soft wools and linens. Banners and pennons fly gently in the breeze that stirs the firs.

[WES] Westermark Shipwrecked Madness

The Barony of Westermark cordially invites you to attend the Westermark Shipwrecked Madness, September 16-18 2011, in the nearby and scenic Ed Levin Park, Milpitas, California.

[AET] Harvest Raid XVIII

The Shire of Heronter invites one and all to join them for Harvest Raid; to be held once again at the beautiful Lake Chautauqua Luthern Center located at 5013 Route 430 in Bemus Point, NY 14712

[GLE] Slay the Dragon 2011

Once again the shire of Vogelburg cries for its defenders. Save our humble Shire and stop the dreaded dragon TROGDOR from destroying us all. 

[GLE] Diamond Wars XXVI

To Arms! One and All! King Henry V of England prepares to wage a decisive battle upon the armies of the French king, Charles VI. Come to Agincourt! You too can be part of the activities that ended the Hundred Years’ War.

London plans international Shakespeare festival for 2012

Beginning on April 23, 2012, a multilingual Shakespeare festival will celebrate culture in parallel with the London Summer Olympics. Professional and amateur companies will present the Bard's plays in dozens of languages and hundreds of productions.

Academy of Performing Arts 2011 photos online

Danielle of Tor an Riogh, in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann, reports that she has created an album of photos from the Academy of Performing Arts. The photos are available on her personal website.

[MID] Afternoon of Fun

The Shire of Eastwatch Presents “Afternoon of Fun” October 7th, 8th, & 9th Located at 8165 Sidley Road, Thompson Ohio 44086

[MID] Vikings Ransom Clancy

Shire of Starleaf Gate presents: The Vikings Ransom Clancy. October 8th, 2011 at the AMA Sportsmen Association, 468 Lowes Side Road, Amherstburg, ON

Mongols share traditional dance

A short film from UNESCO highlights Mongolian music and culture by sharing the Biyelgee Mongolian traditional folk dance as performed by dancers from several different ethnic groups.

[CAL] King’s Companie of Archers

King’s Companie of Archers September 10 – 11, 2011 Hosted by the Shire of Calanais Nuadh

[ANT] Midhaven Harvest Feast

The Shire of Midhaven has had a plentiful harvest and we invite you to share of it at our Harvest Feast on Saturday, November 19, 2011. The feast will be in the Early European fashion in honor of our newest and only Midhaven Knight, Sir Thorkell.

[ANS] Bring Out Your Dead

1352, after five full years of death and devastation due to the “Black Plague” the cries of Bring out your dead are slowly fading. Venetian society has been thrown into chaos, economies have crumbled, art and literature have taken a turn for the gruesome and bizarre and the working class has begun to voice dissatisfaction with their daily wages.

[ATL] Boar Hunt

Please join the Canton of Charlesbury Crossing as we continue celebrating the fall season with a Boar Hunt and Market at beautiful Camp Cherokee.

[ATE] Chocolate Revel

It is once again time to cast aside those diets for a day, and come to enjoy the wondrous deliciousness that is CHOCOLATE at the College of Brymstonne's annual Chocolate Revel!!

[ATL] Lochmere Baronial Birthday

Armored Combat. A double-elimination armored tournament—be ye Duke, Knight, Un-belt or Novice…open to all fighters. Authorizations will be held prior to the tournament. Additionally, there will also be a three-man team spear tourney.

Storytelling at Midrealm Crown Tourney

Master Llewellyn ap Teirnon, Minister of Arts and Sciences for the Middle Kingdom, reports that he has uploaded several videos of bardic activities from the recent Midrealm Crown Tournament to his YouTube channel.

SCA: "We play very, very hard"

History came alive recently at the El Paso Museum of History when members of the local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism hosted a living history event featuring combat, calligraphy and poetry. (photo) David Burge of the El Paso Times has the story.

[WES] Debardchery

The Shire of Cloondara's annual fun filled event! Something for everyone! Saturday, August 20, 2011 (PST) - Debardchery. Location: Golden Gate Park Archery Range (47th & Fulton) San Francisco.

[ANS] Fall Brawl

Come join us for a day of tournaments the likes of which you have never seen, revel in the celebration of the harvest....and fill your coffers all at the same time!

[ART] October Crown Tournament

The Barony of One Thousand Eyes has the distinct honor and pleasure of inviting one and all to attend Their Majesties' Fall Crown Tournament to determine the heirs to the Griffin Thrones. Come enjoy the pageantry of the day and view the contest for the right to wear the Crowns of Artemisia.

Early music scores available from the CMME Project

Utrecht University in the Netherlands has created a website to make available early musical scores "to students, scholars, performers, and interested amateurs."

Shava's photos and videos from "Dub-Dub"

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva reports that she has created a gallery of photos from the recent Warriors and Warlords event in the Kingdom of Northshield on the Northshield Gallery. She has also posted videos from the event on her YouTube channel.

Geoffrey Chaucer: standup comedian

Three men walk into a bar... you all know the rest. Or do you? British standup comedian Bill Bailey gives the story a medieval twist in this YouTube clip.