The Society for Creative Anachronism is an international group dedicated to recreating the Middle Ages - selectively!

Armoured fighting

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Fencing

Fencing using genuine historical techniques

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Archery

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Upcoming events

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. Now open for booking.

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Cruinniú

Fighters and dancers ahoy! Following last year’s successful introduction of the new fighting event in the Kingdom’s Calendar, Dun In Mara once more invites you to a weekend of the arts of war and the arts of peace, supported by the shire’s usual hearty hospitality. This year, we are particularly proud and pleased to welcome Sir Donngal de Buchanan and Mistress Iona Putnika, who are travelling from all the way from the Kingdom of Atenveldt (Arizona, USA) to teach at this event.

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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.

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Will you enter the Coronet tourney?

12 Feb 2019

Those who would rule, hear me! A great tournament will take place in May near Newgrange, and the winners will become the next rulers of Insulae Draconis. Their Highnesses call on those who would fight, and those who would inspire them to fight, to submit their Letters of Intent at the earliest opportunity.

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Coronet of Fools - pay by bank transfer

11 Feb 2019

Payment by bank transfer is now working for Coronet of Fools. We’ve addressed the problem where only credit cards were accepted; apologies if you were affected by this, and many thanks to those who let us know.

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Scribal themed meetup

10 Feb 2019

At our scribal themed A&S meetup tonight, Anneleyn practiced Gothic Littera Bastarda based on the Marc Drogin book. Delighted shouts of “the g looks a g” could be heard. Jasper tried out the basic calligraphy set he got and then tested Windsor & Newton ink and decided to get himself some at Evans Art Supplies off Capel St. Alays started doing the illumination of a Manesse initial on a blank scroll, which she had traced a while back. And Duncan worked diligently on a secret project that we are not allowed to talk about. There might also have been tea.

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