Madrone is the oldest branch of the Society for Creative Anachronism in the Kingdom of An Tir. Madrone covers the area modernly known as Seattle and northern King County, in Washington state. The Eastside of this area is known as the Canton of Porte de l’Eau, a sub-branch of Madrone.

Baronial Progress – Our Baron and Baroness travel to events throughout the kingdom of An Tir. See which events they plan to attend and plan to see them there!

Contact the Baron and Baroness with questions, feedback, and suggestions or to recommend an award.

Baron Enzio Bandinelli and Baroness Spike Zoetart

Newcomers are always welcome! For more information, see our Newcomers Page, or contact our Châtelaine (Newcomer Coordinator).

M adrone News

Important update! Due to inclement weather, Baronial A&S and Bardic championships has been rescheduled from February 16th to March 23rd.  All other details (venue, reservations) remain unchanged.

At Twelfth Night this year, the artisans of the Barony gave a gift of more than 300 items of largesse to King Kjartan and Queen Sha’ya. The project was organized by Lady Juana. Largesse is the gifts given by Crowns to people who have done  extraordinary work, or gifts to visiting royalty or other deserving persons, as the Crown determines.
Below: Baroness Spike, Sir Rapheal, and Lady Juana present the gift of largesse to Their Majesties.

Upcoming events –

February 16  March 23rd – Madrone Baronial Arts & Sciences and Bardic Championships
June 15 – Madrone Baronial Martial Championships
June 29 – Athenaeum
July 13 – Peasants’ Revel
September 26-29  – Emprise of the Black Lion
Next date to come – Madrone Baronial Banquet

Subscribe to our events calendar and join us!

Monthly events:
Monday night is historical combat practice, covering both heavy and rapier combat.  If interested, join us at Kapka School in Seattle at 7pm. Practice runs until 9.

Baronial Curia (planning/business meeting) is on the 4th Tuesday of the month at The Crossroads Community Room, in Crossroads Mall, located in the hallway next to Old Navy, 15600 NE 8th St, Bellevue, WA 98008 at 7pm. (There is no business meeting in December.)
The notes of the meeting are available for public viewing.

For information about the events and goings-on for our Canton,  Porte de l’Eau, see their calendar listing here. For events elsewhere in the great kingdom of An Tir, more info can be found here. 

Concerned about recent issues within the SCA? Please read the following statement form the Board of Directors, as well as their royal majesties of An Tir.

Wayward Ways

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