THLord Stefan li Rous offers updates to Stefan's Florilegium for February 2013.
Magistra Rosemounde of Mercia and Mistress Jennet of Tewkesbury report that the A&S open will take place on Friday March 15, 2013 at Gulf Wars from 8 AM to 3 PM at Bede Hall, and the surrounding area.
The Board of Directors has granted a one-time variance to the following Society Financial Policy, Section XII, B to allow the Barony of Gyldenholt, Caid to test the PayPal system for accepting credit cards at the Gyldenhold - Calafia Friendship Tournament on March 9, 2013.
Dr Henry Best of the Midrealm reports that his booth at the Pennsic War, Starlit Studios, will be renting retail space at the upcoming War.
On the Unofficial SCA Society Seneschal's Announcement Page, SCA Society Seneschal Erik Langhans (Sir Modius von Mergentheim) reports the latest news on the 2009 lawsuit brought against the Society.
Master Domin d'Alsace reports that Their Majesties Garick and Yasamin of the Kingdom of the Outlands have offered The Honorable Lord Friedrich Wilhelmssohn elevation to the Order of the Laurel.
The Board of Directors of the SCA, Inc. would like to announce the launch of a new Office of SCA Staffing (OSS) as a Special Deputy under the President of the Society.
The Pennsic 42 Combat Archery Marshal-in-Charge reports that changes have been made to the combat archery rules of the 2013 War.
Estrella War is upon us! The Estrella War Main Event Stewards are asking a boon of all attending the Estrella War XXIX, and that is to volunteer for a scant two hours. For the Artisans from every kingdom we have a special request for your volunteer hours, and that it to share the passion and expertise you have for your arts with your cousins from without the Known World.
Manly high heels date back centuries, worn by horsemen as well as powerful rulers.
THL Evain Macrae has created an album of photos from Fontaine's Twelfth Night 2013, which took place recently in the Kingdom of the Outlands. The photos are available to view on her public Facebook page.
Ever tried to read Beowulf in the original language? Now you can, thanks to the British Library.
February 9, 2013, marked the 900th birthday of the founding of the Knights of Malta, a Roman Catholic religious order noted for its charitable works. The group celebrated its birthday with a parade around St. Peter's Square and a visit with Pope Benedict XVI, who is himself a member of the Knights.
On the East Kingdom Gazette website, Leonette reports on the SCA Board of Director's meeting which took place January 26, 2013 in Tucson, Arizona.
Carolyn Fraser, Secretary SCA Ltd, reports that two new members have been appointed to the Board of Directors of SCA Ltd (Australia).
The ladies Brita and Cateline la broderesse report that they have created albums of photos from Birka 2013, which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on Shutterfly and Google.
Construction work to replace a train station in Northampton, England has unearthed "an ironstone wall, fragments of pottery and a Saxon brooch." (photo)
The correspondants of the East Kingdom Gazette report that the Board of Directors of the SCA have approved the advancement of the Shire of Endewearde to baronial status. The announcement took place at the January 26, 2013 BoD meeting.
Lord Gaelen O'Gradaigh has announced that he will be co-editing an SCA-wide archery newsletter.
Robin Kyrke shares a video of a "marvelous fighting tourney" recorded at the Barony of Castel Rouge's Pirates Ravage the Plains event which took place January 19, 2013 in the Kingdom of Northshield.