Ever wonder what it was like to fight in armour? To shoot a bow from a castle window? To learn how to make clothes right from preparing the wool to final embroidery or illuminate text on parchment? If you've even a passing interest in medieval arts & crafts, medieval cookery & brewing, heraldry & arms, fencing or just historical research, we do all of this, and so much more in the Society for Creative Anachronism!


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Welcome to these Current Middle Ages.

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Activities

Practical history with something for everyone.

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Contacts

Groups across the UK, Ireland and Iceland.

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Become a member

Joining is entirely optional - you are welcome to all our events and practices regardless of whether you’re a member. Members get discounts at certain practices and events, and help support our activities throughout Ireland and the UK.

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Contact an officer

To find out more about any of our activities, ask how to reach a nearby group, or just introduce yourself.

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The Baelfyr

The Baelfyr is a monthly newsletter delivered by email. It contains news and events for the month, useful articles and messages from the Prince and Princess or various officers.

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Meet the Prince and Princess

Prince Avery Westfall & Princess Zoë of Enstone

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Running a group and its events

How to start a College, Hamlet or Shire, bidding for and running events, resources for groups, howto guides for new officers.

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Recommend someone for an award

The Prince and Princess need your help to recognise the skills, talents and efforts of their people. Make an award recommendation for all you believe should be recognised in Insulae Draconis for their contributions.

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Library

Download howtos, find out about the history of Insulae Draconis, find forms, rules, and useful links.

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