Shire Meeting

Medieval illumination of a university lecturer and gathering of students
We're trying to schedule a virtual Thamesreach Shire meeting. If you're in our Facebook group, or on the Insulae Draconis Discord server, you can respond to the polls there. If you're not, please get in touch with the Thamesreach Seneschal at with which of these dates will work for you:Thursday, April 13Sunday, April 16Tuesday, April 18All would...
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Drachenwald Coronation moves online

Drachenwald crowns on boxes, seen from above
It is time for the Long Reign of Drachenwald to come to an end, and for the Heirs to the Black Dragon Thrones to take Their rightful place. Due to the Plague, this glorious event will be restricted to distant spectators, via livestream (viewing only). The event will take place on Saturday, January 8, at 3pm (London). Check the Calendar listing for the link.
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First Event Guide

people in medieval dress playing a game outside
Welcome! We’re delighted you’re considering coming to your first SCA event. Whether you’ve been along to any smaller local get-togethers and practices or this is your first real-life encounter with what we do, we hope it's fun for everyone. What do I need to bring? Clothing: The basic dress code for events is “a reasonable attempt at pre-1600 clothing”. Some people will ...
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Insulae Draconis award blank competition!

a detail of burnished gold leaf
YOU COULD WIN GOLD! That’s right. The prize is a pack of 25 sheets of 24 carat transfer gold. Double thick, because that’s the way I roll. Between now and 25 March (Lady day, a rent day), send me, the signet of the isles, scroll blanks for the use of Insulae Draconis. For each scroll you send me I will put your name into a hat. Three blanks, three entries to win gold. T...
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Arm and stand ready!

Restrictions have lifted in London and, after far too long, Thamesreach fighter practice is a go! We'll be having our first fighter practice for 2021 this Thursday 12th August in the Whitechapel area from 6.30pm to sundown. After that the plan is to have fortnightly Thursday practices on the second and fourth week of the month.  Get in touch with our Marshal for spe...
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Find us on social media

Illumination marginalia from the Luttrel Psalter
A good way to keep up with what's happening in Thamesreach and around the Isles is to follow us on our social channels. Join our general Facebook group for general information about what's happening in the Shire.There is also a closed Facebook group called "Thamesreach - SCA", which you can ask to join to connect with Shire members and friends.You can also join t...
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Thamesreach Bunting Project

Thamesreach bunting across the top of a hall
The Thamesreach Bunting is an ongoing project for the shire, started by Robert de Canterbury and Geneviève de Flechiere, to add atmosphere to our halls and revels. The bunting is currently undergoing some attention and repairs, but as we (hopefully) return to indoor revels and events it will, once again, grace the rafters with festive style. Our bunting captures a...
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Hamlet of Hart’s Holt

Do you live in Hertfordshire or Bedfordshire? The Hamlet of Hart's Holt is a community of Thamesreach folks who live slightly North of London, but not quite completely into the countryside. They're fully part of the Shire, and often come to London, but sometimes just want to be home in time for dinner. Contact our Seneschal for more information.
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