Performing Arts

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

[ANS] Bordermarch Autumn Melees

Welcome one and all to BAM - WAR of the Rams November 15,16,17 & 18th At Border Keep, Ansteorra's stone castle. Fighting, Equestrian, Classes, Hafla, Fellowship, Bardic and more. A&S Competition, Kingdom ME Dance Championship, inter Kingdom Scribal Competition!

[ATE] Yule Court

Yule Court at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds in Sonoita, AZ Saturday, December 15, 2012.  Join us for gaming, music, dancing and merriment!

[OUT] Winter Feast

Lords and Ladies of the Outlands, the Baron and Baroness of Dragonsspine invite you to come enjoy a Winter Feast. There will be a bardic competition during the feast, and the Staff of Dragonsspine's Bard will be passed on to the next Baronial Bard. There will also be a competition for the best winter-themed table, and there will be dancing after feast and court.

[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. Nearby is a coffee house, where stories of past renown and future conquest are spun, while spindles twirl a more tangible yarn. To one side, knights and nobles practice the arts martial, while consorts discuss bruise remedies.

York Mystery Plays community project

"At times you feel like you're looking at a huge film set with masses of people on stage, all pulling in the same direction, creating big pictures," says director Paul Burbridge about a new production of the 14th century York Mystery Plays.

EMERAUDE, a magazine for poetry and fiction, open for submissions

EMERAUDE (ISSN 2169-0952), a magazine for poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and art of interest to the Living History community, has reopened for submissions.

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight digital manuscript

Murray McGillivray of the Cotton Nero A.x. Project reports that 180 high resolution, color images from the British Library's MS Cotton Nero A.x are now available to view on the website of the University of Calgary Libraries and Cultural Resources. The manuscript includes the complete story of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

[LOC] Oriental Moon Festival

In honour of the great moon, we celebrate with the Oriental Moon Festival - a time honoured tradition of glowing lanterns, theatre, and
of course, mooncake.

[ATE] Southern Crusades XIV

The Southern Baronies are once again under attack, quests and conquests with shenanigans are on the horizon! Please join our defenses at Southern Crusades XIV: Quest and Conquest.

[LOC] All Hallows Eve

Join us for a family friendly night of fun as we celebrate All Hallows Eve.

[LOC] Battle of Hastings Commemorative Feast

The old Abertridwr held a commemorative feast for the battle of Hastings each year, Abertridwr is happy to announce the return of this smar-shin event.

[ATE] Chocolate Revel

Walking down the streets of Italy as the city gets prepared to be transformed into something magical. The spectral air of the coming Fall season mixes with the excitement, and the mists rising up from the canals to shroud the buildings. People arrive from the four corners of the globe, dressed in their most spectacular vestments, creating a dream world sights, sounds, and smells.

[ANT] Ursulmas XXXII

Our grand Ursulmas event will be held at its traditional location, the Evergreen State Fairgrounds, this January 25-27.

]WES] Selviergard Jól

The Barony of Selviergard invites you to attend a Viking-themed Jól celebration as we welcome the holiday season and celebrate the return of our Baron from the Crusades.  Come make merry and enjoy a warm hall, good friends, and diversions to keep your mind away from the winter months ahead.

[WES] All Hallow’s Eve

Come one and all and join the Barony of Eskalya to celebrate the Eve of All Hallow’s!  There will be fighting, revelry, and perhaps a few tricks and treats.

[ART] Crown Tournament

Here ye, here ye! Unto our wondrous populous of these sovereign lands of Artemisia, the time is nigh for their Royal Majesties to decide upon their rightful heirs to our most glorious kingdom! Long live the King! Long live the Queen! May their reign last forever!

[OUT] Warders of the Western Gate

Their Excellencies Estevan & Emily, Baron & Baroness of Fontaine dans Sable bid you greetings & invite one and all to this year's Warders of the Western Gate!!!!!

[MID] Bardic Madness XIV

December 1, 1292, was a good day for John Balliol - his first full day as King of Scotland. But less than four years later, after constant humiliations at the hands of the English, he was defeated in battle and abdicated. The arms of Scotland were stripped from his surcoat, giving him the abiding nickname of "Toom Tabard" - "The Empty Suit".

[WES] Newcomers' Feast

The Shire of Pavlok Gorod invites one and all to attend the Newcomers' Feast: "A Simple meal in Medieval England."  Savor the flavors of fish days, flesh days, and sweets. Activities include: classes, an exhibition of rapier combat, with entertainment during the feast. 

[WES] Mists Bardic

Do you ever wish a feast could come with marvelous ongoing bardic entertainment? This one will! Come gather in the feast hall to witness (or participate in) the battle of wits and words, of story and song that will determine who the next Bard of the Mists shall be. You won’t be bored!

Pennsic Beowulf

 Bo Vanderberg reports that he has posted an album of photos from the production of Beowulf, the Road Show, presented at Pennsic 41. The photos are available on his Flickr website.

[LOC] St Catherine's Faire

Ildhafn's premier annual event. We expect this year to be particularly well-attended as we will have the pleasure of the presence of Their Majesties, Henri and Beatrice. Book early to avoid disappointment.

[ATL] Coronation of Vladimir and Kalisa

Darkness looms in Atlantia, as the time for a new Tzar has come. Sadly for the people, transitions of power at this time are rarely peaceful. The next in line for the Throne is not clear cut.  Factions maneuver trying to gain support for their candidates.

[MER] Crossroads of Art and War

Join the Shire of Owl's Nest for a weekend of higher level classes and training in combat, coursing, and the arts and sciences!

[MID] Harvest Days

Please join us September 7-9th as the Marche of Winged Hills proudly hosts TRM Savaric & Juliana’s Tournament of Chivalry at our Harvest Days

Godai Katsunaga winner of Known World Poetry Competition

Lady Katarzyna Witkowska reports that a winner of the Knowne World Poetry Competition was chosen at Pennsic 41. The winner was Lord Godai Katsunaga of Atlantia.

[LOC] Summer Lark

A weekend of fun and frolicking with lots to do, including Dancing Collegia and Questing, Archery and maybe Fencing, we may even do a bit of singing, pack boots 'cause at midnight we'll be walking.

[AET] A Little Song - A Little Dance

The Barony of Thescorre invites one and all to "A Little Song - A Little Dance" on October 27, 2012, at the United Methodist Church of North Chili, 2220 Westside Drive, Rochester, NY, 14624.

[WES] Debardchery

The Shire of Cloondara invites you to attend its annual archery and bardic tournament.

Match your skills against the best archers in the Known Worlde
Bid on your favorite archer & win fabulous prizes
Compete for the Title of Bard of Cloondara. Present a poem, song or story onthe following theme: Robin Hood

[DRA] Turnier des Herzwaldes III

The Shire of Vielburgen in the Barony of Knight´s Crossing in Germany invites you to the Turnier des Herzwaldes III (Tournament of the Heartforest III).