Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Letter to Skraeling Althing: Practicum

Greetings unto the scholarly populace of Skraeling Althing from Baron and Baroness Shahid and Catherine.
It was amazing to see such fantastic numbers at Practicum. We are pleased to see an interest in such pursuits as the study of the Middle Ages is one of the core principles of Our Society. Thank you to the event staff, teachers, students, and others that came out to make this a fantastic event.
We are always inspired by the people of this Barony. It was Our joy to witness so many of you receive recognition from the hands of Their Royal Majesties.
  • Mistress Eluned verch Angor: Order of the Laurel
  • Master Giovanni d’Enzinas: Award of the Maiden’s Heart
  • The Honourable Lady Avelyn Wexcombe: King and Queen’s Favour
  • The Honourable Lady Elsebeth Ffarberyn: Order of the Crucible
  • Lady Alana the Quiet: Award of Arms
  • Lady Amalthea: Award of the Maiden’s Heart
  • Lady Jane Caldwell: Award of the Maiden’s Heart
  • Lord James Edgarson: King’s Favour
  • Lord James the Tinker: Award of Arms
  • Lady Saraphina of Caldrithig: Award of Arms
  • Everyone that helped with the Rick Mercer filming: Scroll of Honour
These awards are well deserved and We are proud of each and every one of you!

Sunday, 19 March 2017

War Staff Announced

Sir Baldric, War Leader for Their Royal Highnesses Quilliam and Tangwystl, announced the following appointments to his staff today via the Ealdormere e-list:

Greetings Ealdormere,
It gives me great pleasure to announce Their Royal Majesties and Highnesses has seen fit to add a great deal of help to our War Staff this year. Please take this opportunity to welcome the following people to my War Staff:
THLord Conall MacEarnain - XO and UnBelt Captain
robertbriggs (at) rogers.com
THLord Lars Eriksson - Rapier Captain
lrt512 (at) gmail.com
Please keep me CCed on any correspondence to keep me in the loop.
Yours in service,
Warlord of Ealdormere

Friday, 17 March 2017

Gazette Turns Two!

Two years ago today the Ealdormere Gazette opened its doors!

The Ealdormere Gazette is a volunteer run blog providing information about activities relevant to the Kingdom of Ealdormere of the Society for Creative Anachronism.  This is not an official publication of the SCA. The official Ealdormere website can be found at www.ealdormere.ca. The official SCA website can be found at www.sca.org.

The Gazette is looking to publish event flyers, event reports, articles, missives, poems, stories, songs and photographs which would be of interest to the residents of the Kingdom of Ealdormere.

If you are interested in volunteering or submitting content, read over our About and Submissions sections!

Monday, 13 March 2017

Heraldic Acceptances, March 2017

Aeschine Yates. Name and device. Per bend sinister sable and Or, a moon in her plenitude argent and three reed pens gules.
Dawn Galbraith. Name and device. Per chevron throughout argent and gules, two enfields combattant sable and a Celtic cross Or.
Kate of the Lake, wydow. Name change from Gráinne Fitz Clifford and device. Per pale vert and azure, in sinister chief an artichoke argent.
Lucia de Moranza. Badge. (Fieldless) A sun in its splendor gyronny azure and Or. (Nice badge!)
Sa'd al-Nizari. Name.
Víðarr Vápnabrjótr. Name.
Yvonne of Septentria. Name.

April Newsletters Available

We are pleased to let you know that the April 2017 electronic newsletters are available for your review.

To access, please go to:

Log in with the same login information that you use to renew your membership.There is even an option to "remember me on this computer", so you don't have to enter in your login information each time!

The nuances of logging in are on the left side of the screen, including methods for getting help.

Once you are logged in: 

At the top of the screen are the membership options.  Click the button for newsletter access on the far right.  This will open the directory of Kingdoms which remains unchanged.

Note that on the directory of Kingdoms, there is a folder marked Archives.  This is where the older issues of the electronic newsletters are maintained.  These files currently go back to March 2012 when we first introduced electronic newsletters.

If you have any difficulties or questions, please email membership@sca.org.  Include your Legal Name, membership number,daytime phone number, and a brief  explanation of the problem you're experiencing.

Kind Regards,
The Membership Staff

Thursday, 23 February 2017

Call for a new Kingdom Media Relations Deputy

Greetings all,

By now you may have seen my note in the March Tidings that I am seeking my replacement as Kingdom Media Relations Deputy. This is a unique opportunity for someone to support Ealdormere with public outreach. If you’ve got the right skills-set please consider applying. The deadline is March 25. See below for the details.

Thank you!

THL Avelyn Wexcombe of Great Bedwyn


Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Position Opening - Web Minister

The Web Minister is responsible for overseeing the websites of kingdoms, local branches, and any other website the Board may designate. In addition the Web Minister serves as a source of web publishing expertise and advice for the benefit of the Society. The Web Minister of the Society is responsible for collecting reports from Kingdoms, be they Greater or Lesser Officers.
As a member of the IT division of the SCA, the ideal candidate should have the following:
· Experience in User Experience, Database Administration, Information Architecture and/or system administration in a not for profit or corporate environment.
· Experience as an SCA Web Minister.
· Possess strong written communication skills.
· Strong understanding of SCA Inc. Web Minister, Chronicler, and Social Media Policies.
· Ability to work in a cross collaborative group.
· Ability to conduct risk analysis and present findings.
· Knowledge of web technologies including Wordpress, CSS, HTML, visual design and other content management systems.
The deadline for applications is May 1, 2017

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, together with modern and SCA qualifications, via hardcopy to:

Renee Signorotti
Society for Creative Anachronism
PO Box 360789
Milpitas, CA  95036-0789

Courtesy copies should be provided via email to resumes@sca.org and it@sca.org.

Comments are strongly encouraged and can be sent to:
SCA Inc.
Box 360789
Milpitas,  CA 95036

You may also email comments@lists.sca.org.

This announcement is an official informational release by the Society for Creative Anachronism , Inc.  Permission is granted to reproduce this announcement in its entirety in newsletters, websites and electronic mailing lists.