Life in these current Middle Ages

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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The Baelfyr is a monthly newsletter produced by the Insulae Draconis Chronicler as a publication of Insulae Draconis, of the SCA UK CIC. All new members who sign up for membership with the CIC are automatically added the subscription service. The newsletter is in electronic format and delivered by email. It contains news and events for the month, useful articles and messages from the Prince and Princess or various officers. You can request to be included by emailing the chronicler

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Principality Governance

Get or renew your membership, Get in touch with the Seneschal, Find a Principality Officer

Learn new skills!

Whether your heart wishes for the clash of swords or the thrill of your arrow striking true in the gold, or whether it wishes to discover the secrets of artisans, thinkers and builders from Medieval period, we can help

Armoured Combat

Develop knightly combat skills with chivalry and honour, and fight for your inspiration for the Coronet

Archery

Learn and hone your skills so that you will always hit your mark

Arts and Sciences

Learn the secrets of medieval artisans and scientists and how we create their work or continue their research

Historical fencing

Learn to sword fight in style, the way it was really done

Meet the current
Prince and Princess

Prince Robert de Canterbury

Prince of Insulae Draconis Contact by Email

Princess Delia of Ely

Princess of Insulae Draconis Contact by Email

Latest News
Preparing for Yule

Over the next couple of weeks we will have Yuletide University (which includes classes on the themes of plenty, kindliness, and art) held in Crawfordsburn, Bangor, Northern Ireland and Yule Ball (where they will crown the Monarch of the Holly) in Cambridgeshire, England. All over the Principality local groups will meet to share good food and good company.

Resources for 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.

Find a Principality Officer

A directory of the officers of the Principality of Insulae Draconis, should you need to get in touch.

Get or renew your membership

Insulae Draconis CIC manages membership for the people of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Iceland (Klakavirki) residents will still need to renew their membership with SCA.org

Mailing Lists and Social Media groups

How to find us on social media sites, join relevant mailing lists and engage with us day to day.

Library

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

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