Sunday, May 8th, 2016 (1:00-3:00 pm) will be the last Adult Heavy List and Rapier Combat practice held this Spring semester at Unity College’s Activities and Gymnasium Building. Announcements for any upcoming SCA summer activities in the Canton of Wyndriche (incipient) will be made on the Canton of Wyndriche’s official website, the Wyndriche yahoo group (subscription required), and on the Wyndriche facebook group (public). Contact the Seneschal of Wyndriche, Syr Cedric of Thanet at firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information on activities in the central Maine Canton of Wyndriche area, in the greater Barony of Endewearde and its’ cantons, and among our neighboring SCA groups. You can find the Unity College gymnasium in the upper part of the Unity College campus map (pdf) under “Student Activities Building”. Wyndriche’s regular weekly combat practices should resume in September 2016 once Unity College is back in session for a new academic year and practice space has been confirmed.
Due to prior commitments there will not be SCA heavy list or rapier combat marshals available to hold combat practice at Unity College in the Canton of Wyndriche on Sunday, May 1, 2016. Thus the regular Sunday practice at Unity College is cancelled. The Barony of Endewearde combat practice will be held at the Bangor Housing Authority, 161 Davis Road, Bangor, Maine on Sunday, May 1st from 4:00-7:00 pm.
The Canton of Wyndriche in cooperation with the Unity College Medieval Reenactment Club will be holding an adult combat practice on Sunday, February 21, 2016. The practice will be held at the Unity College Student Activities Building & Gymnasium and will run from 1:00-3:00 pm. You can find the gymnasium in the upper part of the Unity College campus map under “Student Activities Building” by downloading the pdf at http://unity.edu/sites/default/files/Unity-College-Campus-Map-2015-web.pdf
After some checking, I can announce that we will be having practice this Sunday, Feb. 7th but the start time has moved to 3pm to avoid a basketball game at the Unity College gym. Superbowl doesn’t start till 6:30 so … see you there.
The Canton of Wyndriche (incipient) in partnership with the Unity College Medieval Reenactment Club will be offering arts & sciences and combat activities during the first two weeks of December. Tuesday, December 1st offers the opportunity for those working on making their own bows to make more progress on their projects. You can learn more about this workshop series by clicking on this link to the Bowyer Workshop Series. Sundays, December 6 & 13 will have combat practices held near the Gymnasium & Activities Building on Unity College campus. Combat practices will go on hiatus when Unity College goes on academic break. Other combat practices in the Barony of Endewearde will continue in Bangor, Maine and are held at the Bangor Housing Authority almost every Sunday from 4:00-7:00 pm. Please check the Endewearde website calendar for updates if you are interested in attending. We look forward to seeing you in early December.
CANTON OF WYNDRICHE Combat practice is cancelled at Unity College in Unity, Maine on Sunday, November 8, 2015. Heavy list fighters from the canton and Unity College plan to travel to Bangor instead to engage in melee unit training exercises. Practice will start at 4 pm at the Bangor Housing Authority, 161 Davis Road Bangor, Maine.
There will be an Introduction To Rapier Combat session with Lord Radbod of Endeweard and Hrafn Is Augu at Apple Blossom Acres on Thursday, September 24, 2015 from 5:00-8:00 pm. Those attending will learn more about the Arte of Defence in the Society for Creative Anachronism and about the weapons being used. There will be an opportunity to handle rapier weapons during the “petting zoo” portions of this session. Dress is everyday street casual wear – no garb is required. The session announcement appears on the Canton of Basingestoches website under Introduction to Rapier Combat.
Canton of Wyndriche Sunday, September 20, 2015 1:00 – 3:00 pm Description The Unity College Medieval Reenactment Club in cooperation with the Canton of Wyndriche will be holding an adult combat practice from 1:00-3:00 pm outside on the grounds near the Unity College Activites & Gymnasium building. Both adult heavy list and rapier combat will be held at this location. Members of the SCA community are welcomed and encouraged to attend. Instruction for newcomers to these combat forms is provided at each practice. Location Directions and a map of Unity College can be found here: http://www.unity.edu/about-unity/maps-and-directions The street address for Unity College campus is 90 Quaker Way, Unity, ME
The Barony of Endewearde’s Sunday combat practice has moved to Dedham for Sunday, August 2, 2015. There will be an Adult Fighter & Fencer Practice at the home of Lord William of Wyndhaven in Dedham, Maine. Loaner fighter gear will be available. An official thrown weapons practice will run if a thrown weapons marshal is available. A garbed potluck dinner will follow combat practice. This gathering starts at 4:00 pm and runs until 9:00 pm. If the weather is uncooperative that day and it rains, the focus will shift to the Pennsic Pity Party and will be held indoors. The firepit will be lit and the grill will be ready to cook. Adult Fighter & Fencer practice will not be held at the Bangor Housing Authority site that day. Lord William’s home is located at 3 Anderson Way, Dedham, Maine, 04429. It is just beyond the Bald Mt access. The road is actually Johnson Rd and the lane to William’s home is Anderson Way. Additional information and driving directions are available through the Sunday, August 2nd entry on Endewearde’s Master Calendar. Please wear garb to this SCA gathering.