About Us

Welcome to the Shire of Strathcorbie

We are a small regional group in the Kingdom of Lochac (Australia and New Zealand) within the Society for Creative Anachronism. We are based in Wagga Wagga NSW Australia, with members from many neighbouring areas.

What is the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA)?

The SCA is an international organisation “devoted to the research and re-creation of pre-seventeenth century skills, arts, combat, culture, and employing knowledge of history to enrich the lives of participants through events, demonstrations, and other educational presentations and activities.” (Source: sca.org)

What do we actually do?

We get together regularly to research and recreate life in the middle ages (minus all the bad bits). Feasting, fighting, brewing, weaving, singing, forging, gardening, illuminating – you name it, we do it – with an emphasis on creating a fun, inclusive environment for all comers. Have a look around our website for further detail about our activities, or visit the Kingdom of Lochac website for information on the SCA in Australia.

I’m new – where do I start?

Want to meet some friendly locals and get a first-hand look at what we do? We get together every Tuesday evening from 5pm to 8pm, at the San Isidore Tennis Courts, Benedict Avenue, San Isidore, Wagga Wagga, for fighter training and to work on Arts & Sciences projects. $2 for members, $12 for non-member adults and $7 for non-member children. PLEASE NOTE that due to the COVID-19 pandemic certain restrictions apply to these events, please contact us for more information if you would like to know more about our activities.

Keen to join in but not sure how to begin? The Lochac Newcomer page has some great resources.

Want to connect with us online? Strathcorbie locals, and friends from other groups, can be found every day in the Northern Riverina Medievalists Facebook group, and are always happy to answer any questions you may have.

Prefer to email? You can contact us at strathcorbie@gmail.com

Other FAQ

Are these events family-friendly? Yes, we welcome people of all ages, including families. Please note that certain activities, such as martial activities, are age-restricted for safety reasons, and all minors must be attended by a legal guardian or other responsible adult at all times.

I’d like to come along to a training day/event, do I need to provide my own gear? We have a small amount of garb, armour, and feastware available for the use of newcomers and group members. Please let us know in advance if you wish to join in a local event and would like to borrow some items.

My school/community group is holding a medieval history event – can we hire/borrow your equipment? None of the items owned by the Shire of Strathcorbie are available for use outside of Shire activities. Please speak directly with individual members if you would like to borrow a privately-owned item.

What COVID-19 safety measures are you implementing? A full list of the COVID-19 safety measures being implemented across the kingdom of Lochac is available here.