Music, storytelling, juggling, theatre, and similar artistic endeavors.
Submitted by Genevieve du Ve... on Tue, 2008-10-07 11:50
Greetings, all, from the autocrat and staff of the upcoming Fifth Known World Bardic Congress and Cooks Collegium! Below are supplemental announcements related to the event. We hope that you will forward this message far and wide, so that it will be of best service to all who may benefit.
MARK THE DATE! November 7-10, 2008 at Crestfield Camp & Conference Center, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania (15 minutes from Cooper's Lake). Updated announcements and class listings will be posted on our web page, www.cooksandbards.aethelmearc.org
Crestfield Camp & Conference Center, Slippery Rock, PA
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-09-25 17:16
Come join us as we celebrate the Harvest. Friday evening there will be a Bardic Circle and Traveler's Faire. Come eat and tell us your tales, or sing us a song.
The Autocrate and the Knight's Marshall have their heads together planning new games for the fighter's and the populace. Single and unaccompanied fighters will be AUCTIONED, the first tourney requires the assistance of a lady. So Ladies bring your purse.
Shire of Thorngill (Cullman, Alabama)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-09-23 15:07
Hear Ye Hear Ye As the Echoes of Summer Fade We are Rolling out the Welcome Mat of Colored Leaves, and Welcoming you to the Shire of Hrafnafjordr where we will be holding a Harvest Colligium attended by her Highness Prinzessin Elisa on Saturday and Sunday Nov 1st & 2nd at the Kenaitize Elder Center in Kenai, Alaska (1000 Mission Ave.)
We will have classes both days, and at this time some of the classes available will be Period Dance (taught by Her Highness), Metal Smithing, History of Period Illumination, Silk Ribbon Rose Making, Round and Flat Braid Kumihimo Braiding, Viking Wire Knitting, On Hands Cooking Class Making Period Stuffing, and a Special Bread Pudding, Team Amazing Brain Games, Beginning games like Mancala, Backgammon, Cribbage, and a few others to be announced, Small Wood Breakdown Table, History of the Roman Coliseum Games. Depending on schedules we will possibly have Period Shoes Working From Your Last to Leather, and Naalbinding, The Making of Miniature Trebuchets, and then a Marshmallow Fight to see how they work, and Chain Maille From Scratch.
Shire of Hrafnafjordr (Kenai, Alaska)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-09-23 13:32
In the lush and verdant fenland of the Eastern marches of Insulae Draconis, from whence of old the seafaring Danes and the fierce Angles did make war on Albion, peacefully now dwell the loyal and gentle folk of Flintheathshire.
These fine folk have bethought themselves to invite one and all to their hearth to escape the cold and to light up the dark with laughter and music and feasting, to join them in their ancient festival of Yule at The Bidwell Centre in Thetford Forest, Southern Norfolk from Friday the 12th December at 1700 closing on Sunday the 14th December at 1300.
Flintheathshire (Thetford Forest, Southern Norfolk, England)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-09-23 12:43
The Canton of Skorragarðr Hosts Axeman V November 14 - 16, 2008 at the Will Rogers Scout Reservation, Cleveland, Oklahoma
The day will offer fun and merriment to all peoples of Ansteorra and many questions will be answered on this day. Who will be The Axeman of Skorragarðr? Who will be our next Rapier Champion? There will be a grand archery competition to determine the next Archer of Skorragarðr, as well as, as thrown weapons championship. In the grand feast hall, there will be an Arts and Science competition and after the sun kisses the horizon we will gather round the fire to determine our Titled Skald.
Canton of Skorragarðr (Cleveland, Oklahoma)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-09-23 10:08
Crown Tournament, by which Artemisia's line of succession is determined, shall be held at the Cache County Fairgrounds in Logan, Utah, on October 11, 2008, hosted by the Shire of Cote du Ciel.
This is a beautiful site that has a feast hall and kitchen, a manicured green area for fighting, an outdoor covered barbecue area, bathrooms, and a large indoor hall that can be used for running multiple erics simultaneously in the case of inclement weather. There are numerous trees on site, and the area is both spacious and relatively secluded.
Shire of Cote du Ciel (Logan, Utah)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-09-23 09:30
The Incipient Canton of RavenHyrst presents... RAVEN'S FAIRE, a one-day medieval faire at the Douglas County Fairgrounds - Kirk Hall, 500 Fairgrounds Dr., Castle Rock, CO 80104 Saturday, October 4, 2008, 11 am - 5 pm
Bring the entire family to this one-day medieval faire with
activities and fun for all ages!
Compete in a game of skill and chance known as "The Barter Game."
There will also be a special added component to the Barter Game - a
Incipient Canton of RavenHyrst (Castle Rock, Colorado)
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-09-21 14:21
Baron Khevron has posted a video of Lady Clover singing Feasting Day by Tania Opland at the Captaincy event in Winter's Gate (Alaska) on YouTube.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-09-18 07:13
THL Cetach Fitzgibbon of the Shire of Hunter's Home has posted several videos from Pennsic 37 including archery, battles and entertainers around the marketplace.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-09-16 07:55
The ASTRA (Ancient instruments Sound/Timbre Reconstruction Application) project has produced the sound of a Epigonion, a wooden string instrument similar to a modern-day harp. This is the first time that this ancient instrument has been heard by modern man.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-09-15 07:17
Lady Catriona Fionnaghal nic Elphinstone known as Ceit has posted two albums of photos from the recent Melee at Roswell event hosted by the Marche of Alderford (Middle Kingdom). The photos include Their Highnesses' Royal Court and a performance by I Verdi Confusi.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-09-11 19:18
Come one, come all! al-Barran's Baronial Champions event is nigh upon us! Come test your mettle against those who wish to seek glory in battle upon the field of combat. Come test your voice for those who wish to seek glory in song and tale.
The event is free for all comers, so you should be there! The site is
at Land's End, where there is great camping and wonderful scenery.
(Stay tuned, as site may change, weather un-permitting)
Barony of al-Barran (Stanley, New Mexico)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-09-11 18:39
Their Majesties of An Tir & Their Highnesses of Tir Righ invite One & All to join Them for this historic event, hosted by the beautiful Barony of Lions Gate.
Site opens at 9am -5pm Sat.& Sun.
New Westminster Masonic Hall
508 Agnes St.
...2 blocks EAST and 1 block south of Douglas College
Site opens at 10am-2am Saturday only.
(Pay parking only - Please be careful about no parking zones... New West is very vigilant about ticketing illegally parked vehicles.)
Barony of Lions Gate (New Westminster, British Columbia)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-09-11 17:26
We invite one and all to travel to the lands of the Barony of the Eldern Hills for our twenty-eighth annual Samhain Celebration. Bring your best skills for our Thrown Weapons, Bardic, and Arts & Sciences Competitions, which will determine our newest titled champions. Our array of activities will delight both you and your children, including our first ever Youth Chivalric Class and Tournament. And don?t forget to bring treats for our traditional Mischief and Morsels activity on Saturday evening!
Barony of the Eldern Hills (Granite, Oklahoma)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-09-09 07:29
Come and participate in heavy fighting, archery, thrown weapons, fencing, classes, games and feasting.
There is plenty of space to relax and enjoy a quiet day with friends!
Date: September 12 through 14, 2008, with main events on Saturday
Location: Chestnut Ridge Campground, 6486 Chestnut Ridge Road, Hubbard, Ohio 44425, (330) 534-2352
Gate opens: Friday, Sept 12 at 4:00 PM
Gate closes: Sunday, Sept 14 at Noon
Shire of Rivenvale (Hubbard, Ohio)
Submitted by dariuscoligny on Wed, 2008-09-03 18:16
This day will include the highland games, a heavy tournament, a rapier tournament, games and classes.
The armored tournament is Damsel in Distress, the rapier tournament is save the Damsel from the mystical creatures and the highland games will include the caber toss, the hammer toss and others surprises.
Boise, Idaho (Arn Hold, Artemisia)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-09-01 17:22
Archaeologists are hoping that they have found the remains of The Theatre. Built in 1576, the venue is very likely the place where Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice" and "Romeo and Juliet" debuted. Walls of the building were discovered under a vacant garage.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-08-30 10:03
There will be many opportunities for grand entertainment, revelry making and of course – tests of skill and valor! Lots of activities for everyone with a schedule that will allow you to participate in as many as you’d like.
Jägermeister - Our heavy list will consist of a double-
elimination single sword tourney.
Händwerksmeister - A&S Competition, no theme required, documentation appreciated. This will be a judged competition.
Shire of Ffynnon Gath (Seguin, Texas)
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-08-30 08:35
Sir Ixtilixochitl of the Middle Kingdom has posted an album of photos taken by himself and his daughter at the recent Pennsic War 37.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-08-27 15:20
Tis the hunting season once again in Politarchopolis. Join us on Saturday in a quest, rapier tournament, roving round, kite flying and twilight heavy tournament. At night enjoy the Wild Hunt: dancing, music, feasting and masquerade under the stars. Sunday sees the excitement of the Hunt through the forests and glades of Politarchopolis. Price includes camping, lunches, masquerade and dinner. Gas cooking provided for breakfast. Prize to be awarded for best mask.
Barony of Politarchopolis (Sheldricks Lane, NSW)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-08-27 15:09
This event is intended to be a fun get together of people interested in the Arts and Sciences to share and learn about different types of Arts and Sciences and get ideas and feed back. This is not an Arts and Sciences competition but instead a forum of sorts to learn, teach, and share with each other. There will also be a fighting demo on Friday where we hope to have both rapier and heavy fighting. This will be on the University of Minnesota campus and is intended to get the attention of students and show off the fun things we do.
College of Tor Aerie
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-08-27 14:35
St. Eligius, the patron saint of artisans and metalworkers will be celebrated at Dragonship Haven's upcoming Arts and Sciences Competition and Schola. The craftspeople of the East Kingdom are invited to participate in the Saint Eligius Arts and Sciences Competition. Prizes will be awarded to the winners of individual categories. Special prizes will be going to those whose entries are recognized for Judges' Choice, Peoples' Choice and Baron's Choice. His Excellency will also be selecting the DSH Baronial A&S Champion.
Barony of Dragonship Haven (Stratford, Connecticut)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-08-27 14:06
Escape to the Current Middle Ages with the Society for Creative Anachronism and the Shire of Rokeclif as they celebrate fourteen years of hosting their signature Autumn Rose event. See the Arts of War (armored combat, fencing and archery) side-by-side of with the Arts of Peace (medieval crafts and demonstrations).
Trempeleau County Fairgrounds (Galesville, WI)
Site fee: $8 for adults, $4 for children under 12.
Shire of Rokeclif (Galesville, Wisconsin)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-08-26 16:58
In your heart are you a Viking? Here's your chance to prove it to the world. The heavy metal group is sponsoring a Viking video contest in which entrants are encouraged to "Create a video of yourself and your friends inspired by
Viking lore!" Caution: No raping, pillaging or burning of churches allowed!
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-08-20 14:43
The Barony of Mag Mor presents: Cattle Raids XIII: The Scottish versus The English August 22-24, 2008
Note: All cabin spaces have been reserved. Feast reservations still available!
Site: Riverside Park, 717 238th Street, Milford, NE 68405
(same location as Spring 2008 Crown Tourney)
Directions to site:
Take your best route to Interstate 80 in the vicinity of Lincoln, Nebraska. Site is approximately 20 minutes west of Lincoln, NE.
Barony of Mag Mor (Milford, Nebraska)
Submitted by Giudo di Niccolo on Wed, 2008-08-20 11:23
As posted by Master Eadweard Boicewright to the Calontir E-mail list on Monday, August 18, 2008.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2008-08-20 07:15
The Pennsic 37 debut of "Forbidden Pennsic -- The (filked) Musical" was recorded by several individuals, and these recordings are presently being edited into a DVD.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-08-19 19:27
You are invited to Hinterland!!! Border Clash: Attack of the Huns Shire of Hinterland August 22, 23, 24
Site opens at noon on August 22 - closes at noon on August 24
Site Fees: $9 per Adult; $10 feast, Non member Charge $3 – Children
13 and under FREE
Alcohol is permitted - Leashed pets only
The Huns have invaded Hinterland. Pyromelody and her populace in
Hinterland invites one and all to join them in removing the Huns from
Shire of Hinterland (Bridgeport Nebraska)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-08-19 17:23
Once again, the cry goes forth for all heroes to vie for glory and honor in the Chalice Championships. And for those who choose to attempt it, there is the legendary 'Chalice of the Sun God', the cup of Helios given to Hercules in the course of his labors. This year the theme is Persephone's story and her journey to the Underworld. Please join us for this unique challenge!
Fighting: There will be a heavy and rapier fighting; each in the same format competitors shall fight in a Challenger's tourney for the right to best the Heavy Weapons Chalice Champion* or the Rapier Chalice Champion**. The winner of each of the 'Champion Battles' shall become the Chalice Champion in his discipline, and may fight as Chalice Champion next year. Questions should be directed to Sir Thomas of Calais (heavy weapons) (email@example.com) and Baron Marcellus Capoziello da Napoli (rapier) ( firstname.lastname@example.org )
Barony of Ponte Alto (Triangle, Virginia)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-08-19 15:07
Greetings unto the Populace of our fair Barony. Come to The Northern Keep for a camping weekend of archery by day and song by night.
Saturday: Range opens 9am - Intro courses, Royal Rounds, small tournament geared towards
next year's archery championship, free shooting. 5pm - Range closes. (Open
to all who wish to learn and play). Much revelry around the campfire after
dinner. Sunday: 9am - Range Opens for Royal Rounds until 1pm. The site is
Barony of L'ile du Dragon Dormant (Ste-Emilie-de-l'Energie, Quebec)