Welcome to the Shire of Caer Caledon! We're the university's medieval re-enactment society, home of fighting, feasts, and fun!

Feel free to contact us via email (shire@) or facebook (ShireStAndrews), or ask to be added to our mailing list to be kept updated on our news and events.

We also have an instagram (shireofcaercaledon) and twitter (ShireStAndrews)!

Feel free to contact us via email (shire@) or Facebook (Shire of Caer Caledon) or ask to be added to our mailing list to be kept updated on our news and events. Many of our activites are divided into our various Guilds:

Artisans

All kinds of medieval crafting, from jewellery workshops to shield making!

Bardic

Do you write poetry, play an instrument, or just enjoy performing? The Bardic Guild runs regular sessions to help folk to improve their craft and, at feasts or bonfires, perform them!

Brewers

Beer! Mead! Ale! Learn how to make the finest of brews with advice from our more experienced members, or experiment for yourself. A fun and versatile life skill.

Clothiers

Clothiers make clothes for fighting in (and just for fun) from various fabrics - we provide sewing machines, cloth and guidance, and you can make whichever articles you need. Leather-working, shoe-making and shield making sessions may also be run by the Clothiers Guild.

Cooks

The Cooks' Guild uses authentic recipes to create medieval food, some of which may appear at our bi-semesterly feasts.

Fighters

Sessions are run by local training officers every week on the lawn behind the library; no experience or kit is needed to join in! If you are a student the £3 Shire membership fee covers insurance, although if you are not a student you need to join another re-enactment group (e.g. Company of St Margaret, Knights of Monymusk) in order to be covered by their insurance whilst fighting with us.

In addition to the above, and dependent upon social distancing guidelines, we'll also be running feasts and bonfires, as well as encouraging members to share any personal projects. Whilst we have mainly seen a focus on re-enactment of medieval Europe, we'll be very happy to expand our repetoire to include other time periods and cultures if you'd like to bring something new to the table.

A fight beneath a cherry tree between a blue-tunic'd warrior and a white gambeson + helmet wearing challenger. Both have a sword and shield.

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