Performing Arts

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

Work begins on Cardigan Castle restoration project

For years, officials at Wales' 12th century Cardigan Castle have dreamed of raising funding to restore the castle and turn it into a heritage center and site for open-air concerts. The castle is believed to be the birthplace of the eisteddfod,  a festival of poetry and music, dating to the 12th century.

[MID] Northern Oaken War Maneuvers

The Barony of the Cleftlands and the Shire of Falcon’s Quarry welcome you to the 17th Annual Northern Oaken War Maneuvers held in Wellington, OH on June 7 – 9, 2013. The site is open to the populace and furry friends on Friday, June 7 at 3 PM through Sunday, June 9 at 3 PM. This is a dog-friendly event, but please review the pet  policies regarding their attendance prior to arrival on site.

[NOR] Bardstock II

What is Bardstock, you may ask, and I'll tell you. Bardstock is three days of music, music-themed workshops, and more!

[AET] Bards and Bows, Now with Brewing

The Shire of Sterlynge Vayle is pleased to announce that Bards and Bows, Now with Brewing!! sponsored by the Damp Dragon Inn, on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at our traditional site, Camp Sertoma, Johnson Road (no number), in Windsor, NY. The site opens at 9:00 AM and closes when everything is clean on Saturday night. Anyone still lingering after 9:00 PM will be pressed into service for site clean up.

[ATL] Southern Atlantian Archery Day VII

Welcome to SAAD 2013!  This year, join us as Bubba Goes on Crusade.  This event will have target archery, thrown weapons, atlatl, A&S, Event-wide pot luck, Bardic & drumming and LOTS OF FUN!

[ART] Kingdom Arts and Sciences Competition

On site crash space is available Friday and Saturday nights. Please bring your own bedding. Site is discreetly damp (alcoholic entries are okay) Chairs and tables are provided. The kitchen can be made available for food entries, please contact the event staff to reserve kitchen time/space.

[OUT] Clan Wars

The Shires of Nahrun Kabirun and White Mountain Invite you to join us at Clan Wars AS XLVIII (48) Friday, August 2, 2013 @2 pm through Sunday August 4, 2013 @ 2 pm, Cedar Creek (Sam Tobias Campground), 901 Mechem Drive,Ruidoso, NM 88345

[ANT] June Faire

Their Excellencies, Baron Arontius and Baroness Laurellen, invite you to celebrate the 31st anniversary of June Faire with the Barony of Dragon's Laire! Join Their Royal Majesties, King UlfR and Queen Caoimhe, for a full weekend of festivities and camping, May 31-June 2, 2013.

Film of the SCA "Second/Third Tournament" on YouTube

John Edgerton reports that video from the Second Tourney of the Society for Creative Anachronism, which took place June 25, 1966 in the park above Berkeley, California, is now available to view on YouTube. Transferred from Super 8 film, the video has no audio.

[WES] Falcon's Treaty

Rapier fighters, come fight in the Nine Lives and "How Many Thugs Can You Handle?" tournaments.   There will also be an additional tournament specifically for the Ladies.  Guild of Defense Prizes will be fought this day.

[ANS] Queens Championship

On May 10th ~ 12th 2013, Her Royal Majesty, Queen Gwen verch Cywrig de Insula Mona will choose her champion. Fighters from all over the land are invited to compete with honor for the right and privilage to act as Her Majesty's Champion. Along with the best duelists competing for this glory, there will be many other activities to delight both the Queen and the populace including:

[EAS] Hunter's Moon

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!

"Sons of Calontir" at Gulf Wars XXII

A video posted on YouTube captures Johann Steinarsson, of the Kingdom of Calontir, as he sings The Sons of Calontir.

CalonSound Project adds work of Hyrim de Guillon

HL Mathurin Kerbusso reports that new content has been added to the online CalonSound Project, which endeavors to record and archive the original stories, songs, poems, and instrumental works of the artists of Calontir. Recently included were the works of Hyrim de Guillon.

[ATL] Atlantian Spring Coronation

The Barony of Marinus is honored to host the Coronation of Amos and Ysabella. Come all and help make their day one to remember.  The Beautiful shores of Marinus await your company.

[AET] Feast of Bacchus

If you have decided to not attend Blackstone Raids this year and are looking for something to do this weekend, we have just the thing for you, The Feast of Bacchus.

[ANT] Bar Gemels XXVIII

With Spring and the beginning of the tourney season comes time to gather in the Tavern at Bar Gemels, April 26-28, 2013.

[ANS] Wiesenfeuer Baronial

Their Excellencies, Cassius and Kajira, invite one and all to welcome Their Royal Majesties, Jean Paul & Gilyan, and Their Royal Highnesses, Lochlan & Gwen, to our great event.

Medieval Fair of Norman

37th Annual Medieval Fair springs to life April 5th - 7th at Reaves Park in Norman, OK. Step back in time for a day of revels at the Medieval Fair.  Enjoy mirth and merriment with kings, queens, knights and fools as the kingdom comes alive.

[NOR] Tournament of Chivalry

Tournament of Chivalry for His Royal Majesty Yngvar is this coming Saturday, March 23, 2013 at the campus of SDSU (Intermural Building) in Brookings SD.

[ATL] Seven Hills Skirmishes II

As the first breaths of spring winds cut through the valleys, we are reminded of the approach of summer. With the green fields and bright
days comes WAR!

[ATE] Great Helm

Greetings to all! It is time once again to gather in The Gem of Atenveldt, Tir Ysgithr, for Great Helm! Join us to see who our new Baronial guard will be!

[EAS] Known World Dance and Music Symposium X

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.

[ATL] Le Grand Tournoi d'Amitie Trois

A King Rene style Pas de Arms offering a variety of activities including static and performance A&S competitions, archery, equestian activities, as well as armored and rapier combat.  This is a great opportunity to show off your skills as well as your shiniest armor and/ or your spiffiest garb.

Macbeth, too, got a bad rap

The discovery of the remains of Richard III and the rethinking of his reign have caused some  to re-examine the image of another of Shakespeare's villains, Macbeth. Scots MSP Alex Johnstone is proposing such a study.

Armonn Bonaventa performs at Pirates Ravage the Plains

Robin Kyrke has posted a video of a performance by Armonn Bonaventa performing the Arrogant Worms song, "The Last Saskatchewan Pirate."

[ANS] Castellan XIX

The Barony Of NorthKeep Does Hereby Invite One and All to Castellan xix May 17 – 19, 2013

[LOC] Bloth 2013

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.

Performing Arts at Gulf Wars XXII

Greetings and salutations to all musicians, actors, bards, jugglers, and others within the Performing Arts: At the Sable & Gules Theater area, we offer the opportunity for anyone interested in presenting performances and providing classes in the Performing Arts.

[LOC] Flametree Ball

In May 2013, the Shire of Adora celebrates fifteen years of the Flametree Ball. To help us, join us for a night of dancing, music and games at Russell Vale Community Hall in Wollongong, NSW.