Performing Arts

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

Uprising XIX Photos, Music Online

Lord John Gilson has posted photos from Uprising XIX, which took place in the Kingdom of Artemisia.

Bestselling German Medieval Group to Make US Debut in October

One of Europe's best-known and most popular medieval groups (they had a Top 20 album in Germany last month), Corvus Corax, will make their US debut at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire for two weeks in mid-October.

Corvus Corax Live Concert

German medieval band Corvus Corax will be performing four sets on the Chessboard Stage throughout the day.


The Barony of Wealdsmere invites you to a day of Tournaments and Feasting. We will be holding our annual Toys for Tots Championships. These include a heavy and fencing tourney, as well as an A&S, Bardic and Games competition. The cost to enter any of the tourneys or contests is a new, unwrapped toy. Also, anyone who is not entering a contest may feel free to donate!

Calling Entertainers to Canterbury Faire!

Baroness Katherine Kerr of the Hermitage, Manager, Lord Lovel's Men, has announced that Southron Gaard's (Christchurch, New Zealand) Canterbury Faire is seeking entertainers to perform at the Half-Circle Theatre.

Feast Upon the Day of Saint Hedwig VII

Come join with the populace of the Shire of Herons Reach in celebrating yet another year's moss harvest. Though the summer drought has slowed the amount of harvest, the quality is superb. Saturday, October 22nd, a potluck feast will be held to commemorate the Day of St. Hedwig, the patron saint of moss gatherers.

Falling Leaves

Come one, come all, to Felding's annual Falling Leaves celebration. This year, the event will include fencing, thrown weapons, merchants, a commedia del arte performance by i Sebastiani, a sing-a-long with the Quire, and an evening ball.

Champions of al-Barran

The Barony of al-Barran invites you to join them for one of the most exciting and different events of the year - Champions (16 - 18 September 2005). What makes this even so different - PRIZES, PRIZES, PRIZES!!!!

Medieval World Would Offer Visitors a Chance to Experience the Middle Ages

A cross between Disney World and a Ren Faire, Medieval World, to be located in Fort Collins, Colorado, would be open all year offering an authentic living history environment for visitors of all ages.

Song dedicated to courage of SCAdians in path of Katrina

Master Aaron faheud Swiftrunner, a bard in the Middle Kingdom, offers this song dedicated to the courage of our brothers and sisters in the southern kingdoms.

"Whippoorwill" Profits to Aid Katrina Victims

George Reed, spokesman for the Chateau Teafort Trio, has announced that all profits from the group's debut album Whippoorwill will be donated to relief efforts for SCA victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Amergin's Revenge Bardic Gathering

Amergin’s Revenge Bardic Gathering Barony of Adiantum Oct. 29-20, 2005 Camp Lane, Walton, OR

Have a Passion for Poetry, do you Melt for Music, do you Tremble at the Telling of Tales? Fare you then to Amergin’s Revenge, and bathe in a sea of words and wonder.

Bards and Bows

The Shire of Sterlynge Vayle welcomes all back to the Damp Dragon Inn for Bards and Bows on September 2 - 4, 2005. This event will be held at Camp Sertoma, Johnson Road (no number), in Windsor, NY. The site opens at 6:00 P.M. on Friday and closes at noon on Sunday. Anyone still lingering after noon will be pressed into service for site clean up.

Laser Technology Used to Re-create Ancient Harp

Engineers from the University of Liverpool in England have created a reproduction of an ancient Iraqi harp, the Lyre if Ur.

"Omigoditsverysilly" Bardic at Pennsic War

Justinian, of the Kingdom of Ealdormere, has announced that there will be a "Omigoditsverysilly" Bardic around the Fools Rest Fire on Sunday, August 14 at Pennsic 34.

Beast V: A Beastly Event

We are pleased to announce a beastly event for the whole family: A Beastly Event (with a Beastly Feast): Beast V

"Original" Shakespeare Dialect has a Southern Twang

This summer, the Globe Theatre in London will perform an "original production" of Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida using 16th century dialect as close as possible to what the Bard would have spoken.

Whiskey Bards Speak of the Elevation of One of Their Own: Tonius Von Driele

Two of the Whiskey Bards Speak of the Elevation of their own Tonius von Driele to the Order of the Laurel on Sunday July 24th at Highlands War's Raven Court of Eduard and Asa.

Bardic "Pearls" at Pennsic

Lady Catherine MacUrsus has announced that the Barony of Blackstone Mountain will host the Seven Pearls Interbaronial Bardic Championship at this year's Pennsic War.

Chaucer with a Beat

But can you dance to it? NPR's All Things Considered covered efforts to teach kids literature, including the works of Chaucer, by using rap music.

Neptunalia Photos Online

Lord Liam Mac anTsaoir has posted photos from the recent Neptunalia event held in the Barony March of the Debatable Lands.

"Monty Python’s Personal Best" on PBS

PBS has obtained the rights to air six new Monty Python specials, each showcasing a member of the British comedy troupe.

Known World Choir to Perform Music of Josquin Des Prez

Lady Erlandr Nordskald, Co-ordinator of the Known World Choir, reports that the Choir performance at Pennsic 34 will honor the 555th birthday of composer Josquin Des Prez.

Commedia del'Arte to Tour Country

"Arlecchino, Servant of Two Masters," a Piccolo Teatro di Milano production, will be touring the country this summer and fall, bringing laughs and mayhem to audiences unused to the theatrical form.

Mid-Summer Knight's Dream XIII: Around the Globe

The Bard of Avon is calling you to Mid-Summer Knight's Dream XIII : Around the Globe this Labor Day weekend in Smythkepe.

Pennsic Fools Parade 2005

Come join your fellow foolish friends and parade through the streets of Pennsic on Tuesday, August 16th, in a celebration of your joyous spirit! Read more at The Pennsic Independent.

Something Wicked Comes to Pennsic War....

Robina M'Baine, who will be playing Hecate, has announced that this year's performance of the Known World Players at Pennsic War will be...the Scottish Play!

Proposal for the Study and Education of Historical Combat Techniques within the SCA

From the Office of the Society Minister for Arts and Sciences comes a proposal to "to create a place in the SCA where the study, teaching, and (controlled) demonstration of historical combat techniques and practices have a home society-wide."

Bronze Orpheus Might Point to Tomb

Archaeologists working on a site near the village of Tatul in Bulgaria are hoping that the discovery of a rare bronze statue of Orpheus might lead to the hero's tomb.

Newcomer's Feast III

The populace of Pavlovsk Gavan would like to invite you to join us as we celebrate our 3rd annual Newcomer's Feast on Saturday, October 8th. The theme this year is the The Land of Cockaigne.