Welcome to Thamesreach, the London Shire of the Society for Creative Anachronism!
We are part of a historic re-creation society that investigates and re-enacts fighting, arts, crafts and sciences from the Dark to Middle Ages. We are a generalist group, covering the pre 1600s. Our focus is to enjoy ourselves while re-creating history. Our activities include mediaeval armoured combat, Renaissance rapier combat, archery, mediaeval and Renaissance dancing, historical cooking , historical costuming and more.
Weekly Armoured and Rapier Combat;
Fortnightly Craft Afternoons;
Fortnightly Music and Singing Practice;
Michaelmas Gathering 11-13 September
Thamesreach is hosting a full weekend of activities - armoured combat, archery, dancing, arts and sciences, rapier, feasting and carousing - all only 5 minutes walk away from Bounds Green Station. Both indoor bunkspace and camping are available.
See our full page for details.
Next Revel: Saturday 23rd May
A workshop covering all aspects of the fibre and textile arts - from spinning to weaving, lucet-making to embroidery.
Space available to bring along your latest project for troubleshooting and mutual admiration.
See our Revels Page for details.
Members of Thamesreach are going to go to Colchester's Oyster Fayre and Mediaeval Market. This is an excellent opportunity to grab items you'll be needing for Ffair Rhaglan, and other summer events - cutlery and crockery, archery supplies, etc. Also an excelle...
So you've found our site, and perhaps you don't know where to start? We offer a lot of different opportunities to different people - some are only interested in the combat, others the archery; Whether it is the historical equivalent of your sport, or...