Shire Business Meeting

Thursday 5 September, 6.00pm-7.00pm Open to all members of Thamesreach. We will discuss potentially adding a constitution, using this one from Dun in Mara as a starting place.  N.B. This meeting will start at 6pm prompt. Venue Cafe W, Waterstones (Basement), Piccadilly, W1J 9HD London
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Fantastic Fabrics and Where to Find Them

Sunday 7 July, 10am-6pm We are pleased to be presenting our next Thamesreach Masterclass. The class will focus on fabrics, what to chose, what to avoid and how to make an informed compromise. We are excited to have Dame Margaret Wolseley who was elevated to the Order of the Laurel for her skill in creating historically plausible clothing from a range of cultures and...
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Rapier Revel – Saturday 15 June 2019

Join us for a full afternoon of rapier fencing, followed by a potluck feast. The day will see fencers recruited into the Thamesreach town garrison, earning coin for success (and spending it on tailoring repairs). For fencers, would-be fencers and anyone else interested, we will begin the day with some fun warm-up exercises and drills. We will also practice using th...
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Flaming Arrow XI

A report by Maud de Elsynge… The announcement ran along the lines of:"Hear Ye, Hear Ye, the Shire of Glen Rathlin is proud to announce that it is once more hosting Flaming Arrow. We are running it again as a full weekend full of fun archery shoots, good food and merriment." Which sounded pretty good so off I went. Glen Rathlin is a Shire in Lough Devnaree (Ireland)...
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Recurring Activities

Every month we have several regular activities, from crafting and socialising to armoured combat. Check out our Recurring Activities page to find out what's next! Coffee and a Chat - meet up! Another chance to meet with your fellow nutters from Thamesreach.Come join us for coffee and a chat in the middle of a book shop!Small projects,questions and board games are all...
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Animals, demons and magic in the Middle Ages

Animals, demons and magic in the Middle Ages Thursday 12 July 2018, 7pm Come along and join us for a lecture by Dr Sophie Page on how animals, demons and magic were viewed by people in the Middle Ages. A bit about Sophie from her UCL profile page: ‘Sophie works in the area of European medieval magic and astrology, especially in relation to orthodox religion, natural p...
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Raglan Report

By Maude and Emoni Castell Rhaglann - a beautiful Welsh castle, full of history and drama and home for ten days in August when an encampment springs up around its walls. Ffair Rhaglann is now in its thirteenth year and is the flagship event for the Principality of Insulae Draconis. High medieval mixes with Norse, Persian, Tudor and Saxon without any regard for time periods. ...
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Thamesreach at FibreEast

Did you meet us at FibreEast? We hope you had a great time at the event and came away inspired and laden with fibrey goodies. Here’s some more information about what we do here in Thamesreach (and in the wider Society for Creative Anachronism) and how you can join in. We’re all about recreating historical skills and pastimes, trying all sorts of crafts and activities from the M...
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