(Fort Walton Beach, Niceville, Destin, Mary Esther, and surrounding area).
The Shire Phoenix Glade is the Fort Walton Beach Chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronisms (SCA), an international organization dedicated to recreating the historical life and combat of pre-17th-century Europe. Our Shire is just a small part of the world wide, non-profit organization known as the SCA. We are located within the Kingdom of Meridies (see below for Kingdom details).
The SCA is a group designed for individual participation and is not a spectator activity. It allows members to be as active or inactive as they wish, but unlike Renaissance Fairs, you take part in the activities. We learn about the middle ages by attempting to re-create the best aspects of the era, and without the fleas and plagues, and with indoor plumbing.
Members, dressed in clothing of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, attend events which may feature tournaments, arts exhibits, classes, workshops, dancing, feasts, and more. Our "royalty" hold courts at which they recognize and honor members for their contributions to the group.
If you would like more information about the SCA you can go to www.sca.org
The Shire of Phoenix Glade welcomes all newcomers, and we encourage interested gentles to check us out. All meetings are open to the public, and we like seeing new faces. If you are new to the SCA, and would like more information on the Society or our Shire, please feel free to contact our Seneschal (Chapter President)
We meet for our monthly business meeting on the first wednesday of every month at the Niceville CITY HALL, 208 Partin Dr. North, Niceville FL 32578. City Hall is between the Library and the Police Department.
About the Kingdom - The SCA divides the world into Kingdoms; there are nineteen kingdoms at this time. Our kingdom (Meridies) encompasses most of the Southeastern United States: the Florida panhandle, Georgia, Alabama, Middle and East Tennessee and Kentucky, and part of southwestern Virginia. The name of our kingdom is derived from Latin and means "The Southlands".
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Seneschal - Baroness Brealthen De Raimes
Knight Marshall - Lord Kail Vidarson
Rapier Marshall - Lord Gunnolf Mwre
Youth Marshall - THL Brealthen De Raimes
Exchequer -Fíne Dubh
Arts and Sciences - Inan bint Sufian
Chronicler - Anne Von Brugges
Herald - Lady Siobhán Love
Chatelaine (Gold Key) -Jacque Fontaine
Web Minister - Lord Baldmundus Martelus called Martel
Official group activities: - Active members please go to:
Tuesday night Fighter Practice - Twin Hills Park, 100 Hathaway Street South, Crestview, FL 32539. 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
First Wednesday of every month – Group Business meeting - Niceville City Hall, 208 Partin Dr. North, Niceville, FL 32578. City Hall is between the Library and the Police Department. 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Unofficial weekly get-togethers
Wednesday night Armor, Pell and A&S Night on non-business meeting Wednesdays, 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. An opportunity for Shire members and fighters to gather at Syr Gunnar’s house for armor construction, pell drills and A&S projects. Come with work, or just to visit. Contact Seneschal or Chatelaine for directions
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