Welcome to Thamesreach, the London Shire of the Society for Creative Anachronism!
We are part of a 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 medieval armoured combat, Renaissance rapier combat, archery, medieval and Renaissance dancing, historical cooking, historical costuming and more.
Weekly Armoured and Rapier Combat
Weekly Music and Singing Practice
Fortnightly Craft Afternoons
Michaelmas Gathering 11-13 September
Thamesreach is hosting a full weekend of activities:
Armoured combat, archery, dancing, arts and sciences, rapier, feasting and carousing across friday, Saturday and Sunday!
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 27th June
A workshop covering all aspects of calligraphy and illumination. Knowledge of writing in your persona's style is a handy skill indeed!
Bring along your latest project for troubleshooting and mutual admiration.
Potluck supper and socialising/dancing in the evening. From 1pm to 9pm.
See our Revels Page for details.
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Members of Thamesreach went to Colchester's Oyster Fayre and Mediaeval Market. This was an excellent opportunity to grab items needed for Ffair Rhaglan, and other summer events - cutlery and crockery, archery supplies, etc. It was also an excellent opportunity...