Building on the huge success of past Wasaga under Siege events, the Historic Military Establishment of Upper Canada in partnership with the Town of Wasaga Beach, Ontario Parks, Town of Collingwood and Nancy Island Historic Site look forward to hosting you once again from August 16th to the 18th, 2013.
In a new exhibit, the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) in London will showcase the work of early Islamic physicians. The mirror of health: discovering medicine in the golden age of Islam will be on display at the college's museum from 1 May to 25 October 2013.
The recent Coronation of Maynard and Liadain in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc was met with great pageantry and ceremony. Mistress Arianna of Wynthrope, former director of the known World Choir, shares video of choral pieces performed during the cermony.
Lilies War Event Steward, Baroness Thyri, reports on road construction affecting travel for the upcoming War.
Online registration for Pennsic War 42 will end Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 11 pm (EDT). All attendees wishing to camp with registered groups are strongly encouraged to register by this time.
In Evening Court at the Coronation of Their Majesties Maynard and Liadain, King and Queen of Aethelmearc, Their Majesties placed Don Antonio de Luna on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Pelican.
Mistress Gwyneth Banfhidhleir reports that Sir Cellach MacCormach was the victor of the May 26, 2013 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the Middle. His Highness was inspired in His endeavor by Lady Vukasin of Lozengia.
Saito Takauji, m.k.a. Matt Parker, Chairman of the Grand Council to the BoD, reports that the Grand Council is looking to add new members.
At the March 2, 2013 Conference of the Richard III Society, Dr Toby Capwell discusses how the royal armorer might have coped with Richard's scoliosis. The 30-minute presentation, with slides, is available on YouTube.
THLord Stefan li Rous has published updates to Stefan's Florilegium for May 2013.
The British Museum will introduce the world to its new World Conservation and Exhibitions Centre with its premiere exhibit focusing on Vikings, and will include the largest known Viking ship. In addition to exhibit space, the UK£135 million project, scheduled to open in March 2014, will provide research, testing, conservation and storage space. (photo)
Master Raven Mayne reports that the category descriptions for the A&S Competition at Estrella War XXX are now available to view online.
Earlier this year, Sandy Gowland of Old Time Patterns issued a challenge: create an historical costume. Some entrants used existing patterns, while others made their own. The winner was announced on May 25, 2013. The results can be viewed on the website.
Master Caelin on Andrede reports that he has created several albums of photos taken by Pyro and himself at the recent Spring 2013 Coronation in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. The photos are available on Flickr.
Steven Finacom of the Berkeley Historical Society looks at the city's history from late April to early May, and includes the first event of what would become the Society for Creative Anachronism on May 1, 1966. The short article appears in the San Jose Mercury News.
Collwyn O'Snowdon of Timeless Photography tried an experiment at the recent Queen's Champion event in the Kingdom of Ansteorra: he uploaded photos from the event - almost live. The results of the experiment can be viewed on his website.
In 2009, the Stoke-on-Trent City Council and Birmingham City Council campaigned to keep the 3,500 artifacts of the Staffordshire Hoard in their cities. Now the councils are teaming up again to raise the money to purchase an additional 81 pieces discovered in November 2012. (photos)
In a move that is tragically not part of an SCA Today April Fool's story, two Hollywood production companies are teaming up to make a movie based on Medieval Times "Dinner and Tournament" theme restaurant.
Archaeologists are pondering the cause of death of a 15th century teenager buried in an "irregular" manner on a crannog, a man made island settlement, in County Fermanagh, Ireland. The remains of the young woman seem to indicate a hasty burial, leading experts to consider foul play.
Scholars love to debate unusual topics, a fact proven by a recent interdisciplinary cannibal conference held at the Manchester Museum in April, 2013. The museum is connected to the University of Manchester, while the conference is sponsored by Hic Dragones, a creative writing and literature organization based in Manchester.