The Society for Creative Anachronism is an international group dedicated to recreating the Middle Ages - selectively!
Upcoming event: Chaucer's Tavern
Come ye, one and all, to the Tavern of Chaucer, wherein we shall stand you food and drink until you will fit no more, and show you all the fat partridges and bream and pike you might dream of. And games, and perhaps, if we are good, the words of that great Chaucer read by a duke.
Upcoming event: Coronet of Fools
Bealtaine fires burn across the land, calling the Fair Folk out of their hiding places to witness the warriors of Insulae Draconis coming together to the ancient site of Newgrange to contest for the Coronet of the Isles.
Fencers! Good news ahead!
Fencers! Good news ahead ;) We are approaching the end of Fiore’s zogho largo (wide or free plays), so it is time to get into some serious business and beat each other up a bit (with all due safety precautions!).More info...
Venetian Rapier translation on sale
Bad news: Our primary source for rapier, Tom Leoni’s Giganti translation is listed as ‘discontinued’ on the Knight Shop website! :-OMore info...
Heavy practices - 1 & 8 November
What has been going on at Thursday’s armoured practices? Last week we were myself and Duncan in armour, and Aodh out of armour. We had discussed beforehand our immediate concerns (respectively, minimal defence, left-handed shots, and body shots), so we developed a three-way drill which allowed us to work on all those areas as needed. We analysed our own ways of delivering shots and explained them to each other as though to a beginner, and used non-dominant hand shots to really isolate the technique.More info...