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21 January 2015

The TWII is rather vain.


Upcoming Events:

  • Wed 21 Jan: Rapier Fighter Practice (Unofficial)  (6:30pm; UCSB Theatre & Dance Courtyard) — NO ARMORED PRACTICE
  • Sat 24 Jan: Gyldenholt Unbelted (Fountain Valley, CA) —
  • Tue 27 Jan: Isles Craft Night (7:30pm; Lian and Thorbjorn’s house)
  • Wed 28 Jan: Rapier and Armored Combat Fighter Practices (Unofficial)  (6:30pm; UCSB Theatre & Dance Courtyard)
  • Sat 31 Jan: Filthy Dirty Collegium (UCSB, College of Creative Studies) —


Last Week

The Shire stayed at home last week.


This Week

Gyldenholt Unbelted is on Saturday in Fountain Valley, CA. More information at

Pre-registration for Talon Crescent War, February 12-16 in Starkhafn (Las Vegas, NV), must be postmarked by January 25th.  See more at


Further Away & Other Bits

Registration for West Coast Culinary Symposium, February 13-15 in the West Kingdom (Fairfax, CA), must be submitted online before January 30th.  See more at

Filthy Dirty Collegium, on Saturday, January 31st, is a day full of classes at UCSB.  Don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes and feast gear for the revel afterwards.  Side dishes or desserts are welcome but not required. See more at


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Your reward for reading all the way to the end is an article on medieval selfies.