Upcoming Event April 29th-May 1st 2016. Festival of the Flowers and Guardian of the Gauntlet!
Welcome to the Barony of
Bjornsborg in the Kingdom of Ansteorra, a local branch of the Society
for Creative Anachronism, Inc.. We constitute the greater San Antonio,
Texas metropolitan area.
Drinking horns lifted in the firelight. Men-at-arms
wearing chain mail. Bards spreading heroic tales. Sound like a strange
dream? Perhaps. Or you might have stumbled into a campsite of the
Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc. The SCA is a non-profit
educational organization that tries to recreate the culture, arts and
heritage - in fact, the very lifestyle - of the Middle ages.
By developing and becoming a ‘persona’ that could have
lived anywhere in the world between 600 AD and 1600 AD, you have the
opportunity to learn armoring, calligraphy, spinning, heraldry, medieval
fighting techniques, wood carving - just about any of the skills or
trades prevalent during the Middle ages. The SCA provides a forum for
the creative exchange of the many cultures of a past era. Imagine
overhearing an 11th Century Viking discussing longboats with an 8th