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Shire of Bitter End

The Shire of Bitter End is the Red Deer based branch of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA). The SCA is a group dedicated to recreating medieval times. Members dressed in pre-1700s clothes of every culture participate in medieval fighting, archery, horseback riding, arts and sciences, and feasts.  



Fight practices are weekly, time and day of the week may vary. Contact the Knight Marshal at for details.

Social get togethers are usually scheduled for the third Thursday of the month. Contact the Seneschal at for details.

Business meetings are monthly. Times, dates and locations vary. Everyone welcome. Contact the Seneschal at for details.

For more information on any of these activities, contact the Seneschal at

We will be having tavern on March 14, 2020 at 6pm. Location TBA. Please contact the Seneschal for more info at

Cat Tail Basket Weaving Class, hosted by Shire of Bitter End
Date; March 28, 2020,
Location: Rosedale Gardens at 939 Ramage Cres, Red Deer, T4P 3Z9. In the clubhouse which is the building when you first enter the gated community. Parking is limited so I recommend parking on the road outside the complex. ( East Red Deer just off Hwy #11.)
Time; 10-3 pm Cost; $45.00 per person
Class Limit; First 12 students to register and pay the instructor will be accepted, deadline March 21
Payment & Registration; send your email name and etransfer to Maryanne;
(subject to all but $2.00 refund up to one week before the class)
Students bring these supplies: scissors and a spray bottle of water.

Silver Arrow will be held on May 8, 2020. More info can be found here.

To see all upcoming events in the Kingdom of Avacal, see the Upcoming Events calendar here.


Congratulations to the new defenders of Bitter End!

Star Bearer (Heavy): Ansgar Stonebreaker

Star Protecter (Rapier): Caiaphas, Durant Ramberti

Rising Star (Youth): Robin of Borealis

Congratulations to the 2019 Silver Arrow Achery tournament winner, Divera della Cava.

Congratulations to the 2018/2019 defenders of Bitter End! 

Shooting Star (Archery): Eldrick the Insane

Star Lighter (A&S): Artherus Heronimus


Silver Arrow: May 9, 2020. Silver Arrow archery prize tournament, archery defendership tournament, A&S defendership tournament and more. More info can be found here.

Harvest Feast: September 12, 2020. More info can be found here.


Branch Deputy Exchequer, Branch Chronicler, Branch Chatelaine, Branch Herald.

If you are interested in any of these positions, please contact the Seneschal at for more info.

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