Ansteorra Arts & Sciences News

Who Are We and What Do We Do?

The primary goal of the SCA is to educate   By recreating period objects and studying period methods, the arts and sciences community helps bring us closer to understanding daily life in Antiquity, the Middle Ages and Renaissance.

Next Arts Focused Events

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Middle Eastern Culture Symposium

Saturday July 28th 2018

8:00AM-Until the Dancing is Done
Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
5550 FM2495 Athens Texas 75752

The Kingdom of Ansteorra’s Middle Eastern Community is hosting a symposium on the Arts and Sciences of the Middle East in conjunction with Shire of Graywood. Not only will there be Dance, and Music classes, there will be classes in Food, Textiles and other Daily Life, which includes everything from Middle Eastern Siege Engines to making your own Shoes. After hours we will have a sumptuous Greek feast sideboard and Hafla (an evening of Dance and Music). Be you Sarasin or Crusader, there will be classes for ALL. Come explore the wonders of the East.

Class Coordinator
Biatrichi Canzionari
Jane Bretz

Event Site: Ansteorra Middle Eastern

Class List: Class List

Ansteorran Heraldic and Scribal Symposium

Sat Aug 4th

Highland Park UMC
524 N Stallard St
Stillwater OK 74075

Join us for a day of classes on the Heraldic and Scribal arts.

Event Site Ansteorran Heralds and Scribes

Glaslyn Artisan of The Flame

Sat Aug 25th

Trinity UMC
633 Hobson Ln
Denton, TX 76205

Come join us for a day of arts and see who will  become Artisan of the Flame

Event Site: Artisan of the Flame

Serpent’s Symposium

Sat Aug 25th

Clear Lake Presbyterian
1511 El Dorado Blvd
Houston, TX 77062

Come join us for a day of classes, and see who will be the next Bard and Artisan of the Loch.

Event Site: Serpent’s Symposium

Known World Academy of the Rapier and Armored Combat Collegium

Sat Sept 1st

Mandt Center
400 Mandt Parkway
Stoughton WI 53589

Learn skills in historic combat.

Event Site: Known World Academy

Laurel’s Prize Tournament

Sat Sept 8th

VFW Bell Post 1820
3302 Airport Rd
Temple, TX 76504

Come and join the grand artists of our Kingdom as they present their skills and talents in various arts and sciences. This is an opportunity for Artists to network with Laurels and other Artists. For Populace members, this is great opportunity to discover new avenues of creativity and potential teachers.

Artisans are highly encouraged to register, so table space can be reserved. Alcohol for sampling will be allowed. Artists who require electricity must provide their own extension cords. Each Artist has half of a six foot table for their display.

Please register at Register for Laurel’s Prize

Known World Commedia Symposium

September 20th 2018

Tomlison Run State Park
84 Osage Rd
New Manchester WV 26056
Æthelmearc’s own Shire of Ballachlagen will be hosting a Known World Commedia Symposium! Not only will there be commedia troupes from all over the Known World, but the weekend will be a celebration of Renaissance Italian culture, with classes on Italian dance, fencing, mask-making and more! There will be an authentic period Italian feast and, of course, PERFORMANCES! So many performances that you might just want to have an extra chair just for the sitting and laughing you will do!
Any questions may be directed to the autocrat, Donnan MacDubhsidhe

Elfsea Baronial College

September 29th 2018
1st Jefferson UU Church
1959 Sandy Ln
Ft Worth TX 76112

The Baron and Baroness of Elfsea warmly invite you to come and enjoy a fun-filled day of learning, arts, sciences, children’s activities, classes for all age groups and much more.  Their Excellencies will also choose their next Bardic and A&S Champions!

Event Site:

Bordermarch Artist Enclave 

War of the Rams
Jones Country,
Recreation Road 255 & Private Road 7350
Colmesneil, TX 75938

The second largest artisan row of the Ansteorran year is looking for teachers. Also, the Populace will choose an A&S favorite from the annual display of arts. Prospective teachers and students please see


Stargate Yule

December 1st 2018

The venerable Barony of Stargate chooses their Arts & Sciences Champion and their Bard at their annual Yule event.  Come compete to join the best artisans and bards in the kingdom by becoming champion of the birthplace of Ansteorra.

Wiesenfeuer Yule

December 15th 2018

St Augustine of Canterbury Church
14700 N May Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73134

Enjoy a day of music, dance and feasting, and join the Barony of Weisenfeurer as they choose their Bard and A&S champion.

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