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Welcome To Carolingia

The Barony of Carolingia supports the values expressed in the statement from the SCA Society officer for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. “My SCA stands against bigotry. My SCA will not be silent…”

Baroness Zahra Tesfaye
SCA Corporate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer

The Barony of Carolingia is the chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism located in Eastern Massachusetts, centered in the Greater Boston region. The SCA is a 501(c)(3) educational organization dedicated to researching and re-creating the arts and skills of pre-17th century Europe.

The SCA sponsors events such as tournaments, feasts, and university sessions where members dress according to medieval and Renaissance styles, and participate in activities based on the civil and martial skills of the period.  Activities include costuming, armoring, and combat arts (including archery and rapier combat), calligraphy, dancing, music, cookery, and board and field games, plus a variety of technical and social skills which help establish the ambiance of life at a period court. Society events are open to the public, but, in keeping with the emphasis on living history rather than dramatic performance, all attendees are expected to make an attempt to preserve the atmosphere and fit in with the SCA’s standards of dress and behavior.

Announcement on reopening our Baronial Thrown Weapons ranges
Announcement on reopening our Baronial Thrown Weapons ranges

Greetings Throwers of Carolingia. After much work, we are ready to reopen the Carolingian thrown weapons ranges during this time of COVID, but there are additional rules and guidelines that we must…

Council Minutes – July 6, 2020
Council Minutes – July 6, 2020

The Seneschal, Lady Kassandra Aiantide, says: Welcome to July!  We have stuff to talk about this month.  Small practices are now being allowed by the East Kingdom, if you have a plan approve…

Council Minutes – June 1, 2020
Council Minutes – June 1, 2020

Seneschal Kassandra began the online meeting promptly.  Her opening words are unfortunately lost to history, as the Secretary was late to tune in. The EK will be holding Ethereal Courts in whi…

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There are tens of thousands of active SCA participants, and local chapters of the SCA in all fifty states plus dozens of countries abroad.  The Barony of Carolingia was started in 1970 and is one of the oldest chapters in the SCA.

If you are a maker, an athlete, a performer, a researcher, an artist, a cook, an archer, a dancer, a lover of history or simply someone who loves to learn new skills and information – there is something for you in the SCA.

Announcement on reopening our Baronial Thrown Weapons ranges
Greetings Throwers of Carolingia. After much work, we are ready to reopen the Carolingian thrown weapons ranges during this time of COVID, but there...
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Council Minutes – July 6, 2020
The Seneschal, Lady Kassandra Aiantide, says: Welcome to July!  We have stuff to talk about this month.  Small practices are now being allowed by...
Read More "Council Minutes – July 6, 2020"
Council Minutes – June 1, 2020
Seneschal Kassandra began the online meeting promptly.  Her opening words are unfortunately lost to history, as the Secretary was late to tune in. The...
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Council Minutes – May 4, 2020
The text of the Society's policy against harassment and bullying and a request to "please mute yourself after joining" are displayed on the screen...
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Council Minutes – April 6, 2020
The Seneschal, Lady Kassandra, admits participants to the Google online meeting one by one, each heralded by a doorbell sound.  She asks for everyone...
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A statement from the Baron and Baroness
Greetings to the Barony, Thomas and I want to reach out to all of you during this troubled time. First we would like to...
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