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Come Together – A Reunification Event!

Hosted by the Shire of Glynn Rhe

Saturday, November 4, 2023

Sharon Johnston Park > Pavilion #2

783 Coleman Road, New Market AL 35761

Troll opens at 8:00AM, site closes at 6:00PM

Join us for our first event as a combined group > Glynn Rhe 2.0!

Pricing: Member:  $10.00      Non-member:  $15.00      Feast:  $7.00

Autocrat: Mistress Nuala / Debi Riepe      256.683.4478

Feastcrat: Mistress Wuennemon  / Wendy Duffey      256.303.6814

Reservations: Mistress Cecily / Laura Thomason      256.508.6984      828 Grant St, Decatur AL  35601

 Checks and cash only at the door.  Make checks payable to:  SCA,Inc/Shire of Glynn Rhe

PayPal pre registration is now available.

Directions:  From north or south I-65, take exit 340 to I-565/US-72 east toward Huntsville.  Stay US-72 taking Winchester Road NE (left at stop light) then turn right to Coleman Road.  1st park entrance on left then bear right at the Y (campground is on the left).

Light breakfast included in daytrip:  Muffins, Donuts, Coffee, Juice

Feast > served family style with items named for events previously hosted by both groups

Beggars Rebellion:  Bean Soup, Bread and Spiced Farmers Cheese

Sable Swan : Stuffed and Grilled Turkey Breast with a Wine List Wine Gravy

Collegialis: Savory Lombardi Pumpkin Pie

Unchained Doom:  Gelled Fruit Roll

Winter Collegium:  Roasted and Mashed Root Veggies with Fresh Butter

Convivium: Candied Almonds

Wish List : Warm Apple Compote

Master Schedule

Tournament information :

Fighting Schedule:
8AM Armor Inspection Begins
9AM Armored Combat: The Doom List
9 AM Rapier Combat: Champagne List
11AM Armored Combat: Wish List Bridesmaid Tournament
1PM Armored Combat: Sable Swan Great Weapons
1 PM Rapier Combat: Mead List — Rapier Holmgang 2-on-2 tournament.
3PM Wine List Melee — Wine List

Heavy Tournaments/Armored Combat Lists:

The Wish List – a “Bridesmaid List” for fighters who have never won a list.  No weapon restrictions.  Prize is a beautiful helmet made by Sir Marcus

The Doom List -a one-on-one tournament, no weapons restrictions.  List will be fought double elimination, and if necessary, will be a speed tournament format.  Prize is a DOOM Cloak and the right to wear the Chain of Doom for a year.

The Sable Swan List – a one-on-one tournament, two-handed and great weapons only.  List will be fought double elimination, and if necessary, will be a speed tournament format.  Prize will be a fiberglass spear shaft.

The Wine List – a 4-person melee team, each team required to have at least one great weapon or two-handed weapons fighter.  List will be fought double elimination, and if necessary, will be a speed tournament format.  Prizes will be a gift basket per winning team member (4 baskets total) stocked with delicious charcuterie and jams/jellies provided by Peculiar Preserves, plus a very sharp Finnish Puka-style knife made by Sir Iain Geirmundsson (4 baskets, 4 knives total).

Rapier Tournaments:
Champagne List (or Sparkling Rapier, if not from the Champagne Region in France) — Individual 1-on-1, double elimination rapier tournament. Prize to be announced later.

Mead List — Rapier Holmgang 2-on-2 tournament. This 2-person team tournament mimics a Viking judicial contest. One fighter per side plus one shield bearer who is purely defensive. It’s ‘bad form’ to kill the shield bearer. Limited field to mimic a small island. Tournament will be fought double elimination. A steel buckler will be given to the tournament winner (attacker). A steel buckler will also be given the shield bearer judged best defender.

Class information :

An introduction to the old Norse:  Norse Language including runes, pronunciation and grammar.

Regional Discussion:  How can we help?

Intro to Bayeaux Stitch/Couching/Laid work:  Learn the embroidery technique used to cover large areas.  10 hands-on students, unlimited observers.  No age limit but child must be able to read.  $3 charge for materials.  Fee includes handout, materials.  Bring your own hoop and scissors.

Banners and Heraldic Display:  Look at period examples of flags, banners, standards and pendants.  Discuss different ways to display our SCA heraldry.  A limited number of handouts with images will be available.

Off-site Revel: Details coming soon!

Here is additional information about the site:

Map from Winchester Rd turning onto Coleman Rd then into Park

Campground > Call the Campground Host @ 256.425.3016 to reserve.

  • Rustic Site (Tents no hook-ups) $25.00 per night
  • Modern/Septic Site $35.00 per night

Sharon Johnston Park > All facilities are handicap accessible

Pet policy:

  • Pets must be on 6′ or shorter leash.
  • Please clean up after pets.

New to SCA Events?

What to expect at our event:

1.       Registration (we refer to this as Troll!)

a.       Information gathered like your name, Adult/Child, and if you want to eat feast

b.       Fee collected

                                                               i.      Non-member Fee = $5

                                                             ii.      Site Fee = $10

                                                           iii.      Feast, if desired = $7

c.       Waiver(s) signed

2.       Clothing (we might refer to this as garb)

a.       An attempt to look pre-17th century.

                                                               i.      We have loaner garb if needed

What to do at the event:

–          Enjoy the morning refreshments

–          Participate in a class

–          Watch the fighting – armored and rapier

o   You need to be authorized before you can participate.  Join our Facebook group ( to get notice of fighter practice where you can try on armor and give fighting a try!

–          Ask questions – we love to talk about our hobby!

Link to the Shire of Glynn Rhe public Facebook page:

Link to SCA How to get Started/Newcomer’s Portal: