Shire of Sylvan Glen

The Apple of the Kingdom of Aethelmearc – Our Vast Lands Include the Eastern Panhandle of WV

Upcoming Events

 August 16-22, 2017

(Calendar is at the bottom)

WOOT WOOT – Our 12th Night Bid was accepted!  

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 There will be no business meeting or fighter practices in August due to Pennsic

This week:

Sunday, August 20  – 12:00 noon – 3 PM – Shire Day in the Park    WE ARE AT A NEW PLACE IN THE PARK!  It is the flat area at the pool entrance area. Please bring chairs and tables if possible.  – 500 N Tennessee Ave, Martinsburg, West Virginia 25401  –  Come join in the fun. There will be a pot luck lunch, bring your favorites to share! There will be a grill for roasting hot dogs or what ever you want. We will have an A&S activity as well, maybe a little fighting – not sure on that yet.  Members and newbies are welcome, so bring a friend or two.  If you need any loaner gear, get in touch with me ahead of time so I can make sure you have what you need. We will stick around until 1 pm if no one else shows up. If you can’t make it until after 1 pm, please let us know so we stick around.  Sir Kjartan Kolgrimsson

Upcoming Events and meetings: 

Sunday, Aug. 27 – Noon – 3:30 PM – Rapier and Heavy combat practice – 500 N Tennessee Ave, Martinsburg, West Virginia 25401

Friday – Sunday, Sept. 1 – 4     Shoot in the Wildwood – 5740 Fikes Road – Memphis, NY 13112  –

Friday – Sunday 8-10  –  2nd Annual 7 Pearls Championship Weekend – 9141 US-6
Meshoppen, PA 18630

Sat, Sept 9 8-5  –  Scribal Class: Visconti Painting techniques – details to come

Sat., 16 – Summer’s End – 4043 Lake Avenue Lockport, NY 14094

Sat, 16 – Coronation of Gareth and Juliana – 465 Lodge Dr.
Wheeling, WV 26003 –

Fri-Sun, 22 – 24   – Agincourt – 150 Bucoco Lane,  Slippery Rock, PA 16057-

Sat. Sept 23 – Dark Ages Skóla – Lehman Alternative Community School, 111 Chestnut St , Ithaca, NY 14850

Fri – Sun – Sept 29 – Oct 1 – Harvest Raid 24 -details to come

Sat- Sun, Sep 30 – Oct 1 – RoberCon DEMO – 30 Front Street , Binghamton, NY 13905 –

Fri – Sat, Oct 6 – We are the Escarbuncle – Celebration of Aethelmearc’s Twentieth Anniversary & Fall Crown Tournament – 110 All Saints Road Emlenton, PA 16373 –

Sat – Sun, Oct 7-8 – Demo at Apple Butter Festival – 138 Independence St. , Berkeley Springs, WV 25411 –

No activity for now:

On summer hiatus – Cooks Guild – Private Residence, Harpers Ferry, WV, please send an email for address – Lord Rufus at or THL Etain Eame at

 6:00 PM- INKS Guild on break –  Inter-kingdom Scribal – 3391 Winchester Ave, Martinsburg, WV 25405

Archery – Marshal is needed

Thrown Weapons – Marshal is needed

Youth Fighting – Marshal is needed

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Welcome to the Shire


You have come to the home of the Shire of Sylvan Glen. A group within the SCA Inc., The Society of Creative Anachronisms is an international organization dedicated to researching and re-creating the arts and skills of the medieval period of history.  Some more information about the SCA.

Here you will find information about us, our history, our officers, our calendar and some of the wonderful activities we engage in.

These, include combat, rapier, archery, equestrian activities, feasting, dance and recreating medieval arts and sciences which includes crafts, theater, traditional medicines,needlework and more.  Other activities include the study and practice of heraldry and scribal arts (calligraphy and illumination).

The calendar on this site is the OFFICIAL, up to date, calendar for the Glen, however there are other ways to communicate with members.  Facebook  & Yahoo, both require membership, just ask to join.  These links will direct you to external sites.

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Our Current Royalty are:


Their Sylvan Majesties

Prince Timothy of Arindale &

Princess Gabrielle van Nijenrode

Their Royal Highnesses

Prince Gareth Kincaid and Princess Juliana Delamere

We are part of the Kingdom of Aethelmearc which holds land in PA, NY and WV.  Aethelmearc is one of the 19 kingdoms in the SCA which is an international non-profit educational group.

Aethelmearc disclaimer

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Seneschal, Lady Elektra of Sylvan Glen,  email

What is a Seneschal

Exchequer, Maestro, Baron Orlando di Bene del Vinta email

What is an Exchequer

Chatelaine, Lord Jacquesn, email

What is a Chatelaine

Arts and Sciences Minster, Lady Umm Samin bint Asad al-Isfahaniyya, email

What is an A&S Minister

Knight Martial, Sir Kjartan Kolgrimsson, email

Rapier Martial, The Honorable Lord Genshin, email

What is a Martial

Herald, Lord Takeda Sanjuichiro Akimasa,  email

What is a herald

Minister of the ListsJacques, Email

what is a Minister of the Lists

HistorianTHL Katharine of Caithness,  email

What is a Historian

Chronicler, Baron Orlando di Bene del Vinta emailer

What is a Chronicler

Web Minister, Lady Umm Samin bint Asad al-Isfahaniyya, email

All photos are by Lady Umm Samin and used with permission, unless otherwise noted.

What is a Web Minister

What is a Youth Minister

A list of all officers is located here.

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