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Chaucer’s Tavern Open for Booking

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Chaucer’s Tavern is open for booking! This event takes place on 1-3 March 2019 in Clara, Co. Offally. It will be a weekend of feasting and entertainment. Boo...

Names and Heraldry for Trans SCAdians

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Registering your medieval name and coat of arms with the College of Heralds is an important part of many people’s experience in the SCA, but for trans and ge...

Fencing this week

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For longsword this week, we drilled the basic exchange of thrusts until we are pretty sure we’ll be able to do it in our sleep! :D

Guy Windsor’s Fencing Manual

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Guy Windsor is offering “print at home” version of his rapier manual for “pay what you want”. Find it here.

Fencing practice today

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Today, fencers will brave the winds in order to apply the lessons in locks and body mechanics that we learned last week.

Shire Meeting

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Here are the minutes from the Shire Meeting of 19th November 2018. We’ll be posting these to the website in future, rather than leaving them languishing in e...

Fencers! Good news ahead!

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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 ...

Venetian Rapier translation on sale

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Bad news: Our primary source for rapier, Tom Leoni’s Giganti translation is listed as ‘discontinued’ on the Knight Shop website! :-O

Heavy practices - 1 & 8 November

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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 o...