Thrown Weapons Practice: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Thrown Weapons badge (not registered): Sable, two axes in saltire Or

There will be a thrown weapons practice in the Canton of Wyndriche at the home of Syr Cedric of Thanet in China, Maine on Sunday, October 29, 2017. Practice starts at 2:00 PM and runs through the afternoon. Please dress appropriately for an outdoor practice and bring what comforts you may need such as a folding chair, water, etc.

Additional thrown weapons practices may be added to the Barony of Endewearde calendar on Sunday afternoons in November 2017 but will be dependent on weather conditions.

Schedule changes in Endewearde September 6 & 7, 2017

There are a few schedule updates to be aware of this week in the Canton of Basingestoches and Barony of Endewearde:

Wednesday, September 6

  • Thrown weapons practice in Hermon is cancelled due to rain.
  • Project Night at the home of Thomas and Lijsbet has been rescheduled to Thursday, Sept. 7.

Thursday, September 7

  • Combat practice in Ellsworth has been cancelled. There will be other combat practices coming up this fall in the canton.
  • Project Night will be held from 6:00-9:00 pm at the home of Thomas and Lijsbet in Bar Harbor.
  • Thrown weapons practice at the home of Syr Cedric of Thanet is scheduled to run  but in case of rain please check the Endewearde facebook page for any  late afternoon cancellation announcements.

Endewearde Activities: Tuesday Aug. 22 – Sunday Aug. 29, 2017

Manuscript illustration of a woman and man wearing crowns and looking out of windows at the top of a tall white tower.

Book of Hours by Master of Guillebert de Mets, Master of the Lee Hours, and Master of Wauquelin’s Alexander, Belgium ca. 1450 via J. Paul Getty Museum on Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain

Good news! Syr Cedric of Thanet, King’s Champion of Thrown Weapons, will be running a weekly thrown weapons practice at his home in China, Maine on Thursdays starting at 5:30 pm. Come out and fling that thing (into a target).

Tuesday August 22
5:30 pm Archery practice in Bangor (private residence)

Wednesday August 23
5:30 pm Thrown weapons practice in Hermon (private residence) at the home of Lord Seamus
6:00 pm Project night in Bar Harbor (private residence, Canton of Basingestoches) at the home of Lord Thomas de Marr’.

Thursday August 24
5:00-7:00 pm Canton of Basingestoches Combat Practice at General Bryant E. Moore Community Center, 5 General Moore Way, Ellsworth, ME.
5:30 pm Thrown weapons practice in China (private residence) at the home of Syr Cedric of Thanet

Sunday August 20 (all held at the Bangor Housing Authority, 161 Davis Rd, Bangor)
4:00-7:00 pm Combat practice in Bangor
4:00-7:00 pm Medieval crafts in Bangor

For last minute updates in case of rain which may cause outdoor practices to be cancelled please check the Endewearde facebook group.

Barony of Endewearde activities for August 15-20, 2017

In addition to the regular weekly practices and meetings this week there will be two meetings held in the Barony of Endewearde. The Canton of Wyndriche (incipient) will be holding a meeting in Unity on Thursday, August 17th. There will be a baronial meeting on Sunday, August 20th. Both meetings are open to anyone interested in the Society for Creative Anachronism and will involve topics regarding planning future activities. Most attending wear everyday casual street clothes (not SCA garments).

Here is a quick glance:

Tuesday August 15
5:30 pm Archery practice in Bangor (private residence)

Wednesday August 16
5:30 pm Thrown weapons practice in Hermon (private residence)
6:00 pm Project night in Bar Harbor (private residence, Canton of Basingestoches)

Thursday August 17
7:00 pm Canton of Wyndriche (incipient) business meeting in Unity at Unity House of Pizza (UHoP)

Sunday August 20 (all held at the Bangor Housing Authority, 161 Davis Rd, Bangor)
2:00 pm Baronial business meeting in Bangor
4:00-7:00 pm Combat practice in Bangor
4:00 pm Medieval crafts in Bangor

For last minute updates in cases of rain which may cause outdoor practices to be cancelled please check the Endewearde facebook group.

If you have any agenda items for the Canton of Wyndriche meeting please contact the Seneschal, Syr Cedric of Thanet, at seneschal@wyndriche.eastkingdom.org

If you have any agenda items for the Barony of Endewearde meeting please contact the Seneschal, Lord Finan MacBressail, at seneschal@endewearde.eastkingdom.org

Thrown Weapons Practice returns to Wednesday evenings

Illustration of a monk meeting a woman with an axe

Harley 4399 f.58v Monk.

Weekly thrown weapons practice resumes on Wednesday evenings starting at 5:30 pm until dusk at the home of Lord Seamus in Hermon, Maine.

Please check for updates via the Endewearde facebook group  especially when weather conditions are rainy. You can also contact Lord Seamus via email thrown.weapons AT endewearde.eastkingdom.org for more information about becoming involved in this activity.

The rules for this sport can be found on the East Kingdom’s Thrown Weapons website.

Endewearde SCA Activities Sunday July 2 through Sunday July 9, 2017

Illuminated manuscript image of a knight holding a banner

Royal 15 E IV f. 14 Knight with banner

Here are some changes to the usual Barony of Endewearde activities coming up this week and throughout the summer you may want to be aware of as you plan your family recreational time.

Medieval novice and experienced artisans meet on Sundays at the Bangor Housing Authority, 161 Davis Road in Bangor, Maine from 4:00-7:00 PM. Whether you are interested in learning about the wide variety of projects appropriate for the Middle Ages or are an experienced artisan, please feel free to join those gathering at the kitchen table just off the main gym floor or outside in fair weather.

Sunday, July 2: There will be a heavy list and rapier combat practice at the Bangor Housing Authority, 161 Davis Rd in Bangor, Maine as usual from 4:00-7:00 PM. Please note that Heavy List loaner gear will not be available; rapier combat loaner gear will be available as usual. If you usually borrow heavy list gear for practice please do not feel dissuaded from attending practice as out of armor drills can still happen! If enough people show up for heavy list there will be an impromptu infantry practice.

Please note that Sunday July 2nd is the last Endewearde heavy list practice for the rest of July and the first half of August. Adult Rapier Combat WILL continue to run this summer at this location unless a cancellation is announced here or on the Endewearde facebook discussion group.

Tuesday July 4 (Independence Day): Archery practice in Bangor is cancelled.

Tuesday July 4 (Independence Day): SCA participants from the Canton of Basingestoches will be marching in the Bar Harbor parade followed by a demonstration of SCA combat and activities at the Ball Field in Bar Harbor. You can learn more details about how to participate in the parade and SCA demo by visiting Bar Harbor July 4th 2017 Parade and Demo.

Wednesday July 5: Thrown weapons practice in Hermon is cancelled this week.

Thursday July 6 – Sunday July 9: Please visit our neighbors in the Province of Malagentia at Great Northeastern War in Hebron, Maine.

Sunday July 9: Combat practice and the medieval crafts gathering are cancelled at the Bangor Housing Authority site in Bangor, Maine.

There are two additional SCA demonstrations coming up in the Barony of Endewearde this July 2017:

Thrown Weapons Practice Schedule: April-July 2017

Illustration of a monk meeting a woman with an axe

Harley 4399 f.58v Monk.

Baronial thrown weapons will begin Wednesday April 26th (Weather & Range Conditions allowing). They will continue on a weekly basis Wednesdays 5:30 pm until dusk at the home of Lord Seamus in Hermon, Maine.

Here is the general practice schedule through July 2017

April 26 (Cancelled due to poor weather and field conditions)
May 3,10, 24, 31
June 7, 14, 21, 28
July 5 (No practice), 12, 19 (No practice), 26

Thrown Weapons Rules Update: Parents & guardians of minors who throw, please note that there are significant changes in the rules regarding “under-age throwers”. There are no longer Youth Thrown Weapons Marshals in the East Kingdom. Throwers must be at least 5 years old (no change). For throwers from 5 to 17 years old: “A parent or legal guardian must be present when minors are on the range.” No exceptions and no marshal’s discretion in this matter. This is a change.

Please look for updates or contact Lord Seamus via the Endewearde facebook group
especially when weather conditions, such as rain, would lead you to believe that practice might be cancelled.

Note: The first practice on Wednesday, April 26 has been cancelled due to poor weather and field conditions. We’ll try again for thrown weapons practice next week.

Thrown Weapons Range Clean Up

Peasants wearing braies (underwear) while toiling in the field.

Peasants wearing braies (underwear) while toiling in the field.

There will be a thrown weapons range clean up on Wednesday, April 20th at 5:00 pm. The main tasks are clearing small saplings and hauling brush. Please wear clothing that you do not mind getting dirty or stained with pine pitch. Bring work gloves if you have them. Other tools will be provided.

The following Wednesday, April 27th at 5:00 pm our weekly thrown weapons practices will resume.

The thrown weapons practice range is located at the home of Lord Seamus na Coille Aosda: 563 Billings Rd., Hermon, Maine.

Direct questions to Seamus na Coille Aosda on Facebook, or email him at thrown.weapons@endewearde.eastkingdom.org