Last summer the Great Machine made its maiden trip out of Kingdom, when Master Gerald Goodwine took his mechanical marvel to the 50th Year Celebration.
That outing was so successful, and the reaction of the Knowne World so positive, that Master Gerald wants to take to the road again. This time, the destination is Gulf War.
The Great Machine and its accessories have grown so much, however, that a larger conveyance is needed to make the trek. So Lady Tola Rufusdóhtor has started a GoFundMe page to seek donations. The plan is to rent a semi and trailer. The goal is $3600, to cover the rental and fuel.
Please consider donating to this worthy cause.
The drums of war are on the horizon. As the army prepares for battle so to do the Masters, Mistress and teachers of artisan row. However one of these Masters need the help of anyone who can spare a bit of money or time.
Gleaned from Facebook:
On behalf of Their Majesties the Kingdom of Atlantia is proud to host the Never Won a Tourney, Tourney at Gulf Wars. This tournament is scheduled for Tuesday at Noon. We invite all to compete who have never won a rapier tournament, excluding rapier melee tournaments. The format is a double elimination tournament.
Caitilín Inghean Fheichín
For those who have been waiting patiently, the preliminary schedule for Gulf Wars XXV is now online at the Gulf Wars website!
Ed. Note — we are keeping the earlier PDF file in this post below, but the link above should be considered the official schedule if there is a discrepancy.
Download (PDF, 277KB)
Fished from the seas of Facebook:
Two new members of the Boga Fyrd, HE Issabell St. Charles and Lord Johan Berger, were announced at Court at Gulf Wars.
Lord Janos Katona has won the Gulf Wars 24 War Bard competition. This marks three years in a row that a Calontiri has won.
UPDATE: This post was updated to correct Lord Janos’ title.
Mistress Margavati Bai is extending the deadline to submit classes for al-Mahala after the official deadline (which was the 18th) to today, January 21st and still get them in the book.
Follow the link below to submit your classes:
Lady Majda Anwar,
Department Head, al-Mahala
Mistress Margavati Bai,
Class Coordinator, al-Mahala
What is al-Mahala?
Gulf Wars XXII presents a magical opportunity for the SCA re-enactor to explore the widest possible range of historical activities. This twenty plus year tradition of rich diversity of topics is well represented within the microcosm of al Mahala, offering classes in cuisine, music, dance, garb, arts and sciences of not only The Levant, the Arabian Peninsula and Persia, but also India, Andalusia; Ottoman and Silk Road regions as well…
For those not on Facebook, some of the Gulf War’s War Bard performancesby Calontiri. Videos by Elashava
Siobhan of Calontir