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SCA Membership Expiration & Gifts

The Society’s Corporate office announced back in March that they would not be marking expired memberships as lapsed, in order to provide some leeway for the disruption caused by the Covid-19 outbreak. Unfortunately, we have learned that this grace period … Continue reading

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Working To Redress Systemic Injustice

Below is an official statement from the Society for Creative Anachronism’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. As so many of us struggle with the pain of separation from one another socially, so too do we struggle with the realities … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of the East Kingdom Heraldic Submissions Office

Thank you to Lady Lilie Dubh inghean uí Mórdha, Pantheon Herald, for contributing this peek behind the curtain at the functioning of the East Kingdom’s heraldic submissions office, led by the Blue Tyger Herald. — Ed. Coffee in hand, I … Continue reading

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Procedures for December Election

Greetings All, Starting December 1st, and going through December 14th, residents of the Province will be able to go on line and vote for the positions of Provincial Seneschal and Provincial Herald. Voting will be open to all paid members, … Continue reading

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Twelfth Night Is Coming!

The Crown Province of Østgarðr is pleased to be hosting East Kingdom Twelfth Night on January 4. Please visit our Twelfth Night pages for event information and registration options. We are continuing to build out our event staff team, so … Continue reading

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Ostgardr Officer Elections

Greetings All, The following Provincial Officer positions are up for election: Seneschal, Herald, Minister of Lists (MOL – currently vacant), Webminister, Historian, Fencing Marshal, and Minister of Arts & Sciences (MOAS). Each officer is elected for a two year term. … Continue reading

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New? Start here!

The Crown Province of Østgarðr is the greater New York City chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism, a not-for-profit educational and social organization dedicated to re-creating aspects of medieval and Renaissance culture. You can read more about the SCA at … Continue reading

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Summer Issue of The E-Horse

Attached below is the June 1 issue of the E-Horse, Østgarðr’s quarterly newsletter. You can subscribe to receive future copies of the newsletter directly via Google Groups or by sending a blank email to e-horse+subscribe@ostgardr.eastkingdom.org.

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Draft Bylaws For Review

The Crown Province of Østgarðr appears to have first formulated a set of bylaws in 1998, setting forth guidelines under which this branch of the organization would operate. There have been various efforts to update this document in the intervening … Continue reading

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The SCA: a view from middle school

What if we learned physics through weapons and armour? What if our physical education was through practice fighting with models of the same weapons and armour? What if we learned history from emulating history? I do many activities that other … Continue reading

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