Recreating the middle ages in Dublin and the east coast of Ireland
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Travelling to Coronet

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It’s a pretty good time to start planning your travel to Coronet of Fools (and to Flaming Arrow if you’re coming for both.) We have an extensive travel guide...

Fencing class with Emilia Skirmuntt

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This week at fencing, we had a guest class from Emilia Skirmuntt of the School of the Sword, Oxford, assisted by Rob Williams of the Virtus Sword School, Car...

Flaming Arrow - make a week of it

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Why travel to just one event when you could come for two? The weekend before Coronet of Fools, the shire of Glen Rathlin will host Flaming Arrow, the premier...

Will you enter the Coronet tourney?

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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. The...

Coronet of Fools - pay by bank transfer

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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 affect...

Scribal themed meetup

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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”...

Things to see while you’re in Ireland

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Ireland is full of historical places and things to see. If you’re visiting for Coronet of Fools, we hope that you can extend your stay for a few days and vis...

Scribal Night on Thursday

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Calling all scribes, current past and future! A&S will be happening this Thursday. This time we’re going to experiment a little and theme the session: we...

Coronet of Fools beds still available

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We are thrilled with the response to Coronet of Fools! We’d like to point out that, as of 2nd Feb, we have family rooms, bunks, daytrip and camping spots sti...