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!

Fifth Wednesday

July is one of four months of the year that has five Wednesdays.  This Wednesday the Barony Arts and Sciences team will be working on designing a banner for use at both events and gatherings.  We would love your help with this effort.  Also, several members of the populace will be available to help you with draping fabric if you need assistance as you sew your grab. 

Arts and Sciences Class – Inkle Looms 101

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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

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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.