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Welcome To Carolingia

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.

A statement from the Baron and Baroness
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 li…

Missive from their Excellencies – A Note on Inclusivity
Missive from their Excellencies – A Note on Inclusivity

Hello,We have some thoughts on inclusivity that we would like to share with the Barony. When Thomas and I stepped up,…

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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.

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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Council Minutes – March 2, 2020
Seneschal Kassandra knocks a familiar pattern and receives the usual response.  Welcome to Framingham!  This is nice.  Next month we'll be back in Waltham,...
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Council Minutes – February 3, 2020
Seneschal: Lady Kassandra says she's tired, are two taps of the gavel sufficient?  Have we all recovered from the Arisia and Birka plagues?  Very...
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Council Minutes – January 6, 2020
Lady Kassandra bangs the gavel.  Welcome to 2020; it's a New Year, yes it is. Officers of the Barony: Baron Thomas of Effingham has...
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