North Woods

A Barony of the Middle Kingdom
AKA The "Lost Barony"
motto: "Beware the Wolf"

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A & S or Arts and Sciences

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In the SCA there is a saying - If they did it then, we do it now. Examples that fall in to the A&S realm from the Barony are the woodworking, illumination, and cooking pages on the Wealdlake site, the Saltatoris Dance Guild a part of Ealdnordwuda, as well as the classes posted on the barony yahoo email group.


For a short summary of A&S, see the chatelaine's page below, or for a greater list, see the Kingdom Minister of Arts and Sciences judging criteria for a listing of the many categories that are established in the SCA.

Below taken from the Kingdom Chatelaine's page:

Okay. So what if I don't want to fight?

While Tournament Combat is one of the most visible aspects of the Society, there are many things to do for those who prefer other activities. Archery, leather crafting, cooking, heraldry, calligraphy, music, dancing, brewing & vinting, spinning & weaving, are just a few of the arts and sciences researched, taught, and practiced by our members.

While the SCA  period of history is stated to cover between 600 & 1600 AD, you will find the some push that envelope a little, and, while most members study mainly European cultures, you will find many people study other cultures known to Europe during this era. Some people pick a time period and culture and learn and preform crafts and activities only from that time, others dabble in two or more different times! You may find in your heart you are a Viking, but love fencing!  Learn and practice whatever crafts and activities you find an interest in. You'll soon find who you wish to be in the SCA. 

For the list of the many categories of Arts and Sciences in the SCA, and the criteria by which they are judged for competition, see

Side Trips to our Cantons:

Ealdnordwuda     Riding of Hawkland Moor     Wealdlake     Iron Oak 

Side trips to the Knowne World: Pentamere a region of The Kingdom of the Middle (Midrealm) a part of The SCA (Society of Creative Anachronism)
Or visit with Lady Seadhli at the Pentamere and Canton of Wealdlake Minister of Youth Website Check out a medieval wedding at Aliyah's Wedding Day Come see what we are about on the online SCA demo And after your visit, come back - we missed you! 
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