Welcome to the Barony of South Downs!

The Barony of South Downs is the Atlanta area group of the Society for Creative Anachronism! What’s the Society for Creative Anachronism? It’s a non-profit educational organization started in 1969 that is dedicated to the research and reenactment of the Middle Ages and Renaissance (and other time periods pre-17th century). We welcome anyone who is interested in bringing the past to life with us!

Arts and Sciences Class – Inkle Looms 101



Have you ever wanted to make your own trim, but not sure how to get started?  You are in luck . . . .  At our monthly class night on Wednesday, July 23, THL Beldthora Serpentsdottir will be teaching a beginner’s class on how to set up and use an inkle loom to create beautiful trim.  This class is scheduled fro 7:00 until 9:00 as time is needed for both learning to set up the loom and to weave.


Tools and supplies you will need:

  • Cotton crochet thread in two or more colors in one of the following sizes:  3, 5, 10, or 20 (The higher the number, the thinner the thread.)
  • Inkle loom, if you have one



Arts and Sciences Class – Fighting for the Non-Fighter


Duke John of Ean Airgead and Ximon Martillo De Cordoba will be presenting an informative and entertaining discussion of heavy weapons and rapier fighting for non-fighters.  Even if you are a fighter, I am sure that you don’t want to miss this opportunity to listen to their great presentation.

A New Beginning

Due to some hosting issues, the Baronial website had to be rebuilt from scratch. There are a large number of broken links still lying about, so please be patient as we get things back in order.