The Shire of Calanais Nuadh, Kingdom of Calontir: Or, a Celtic cross within a laurel wreath and on a chief indented azure three decrescents Or: December 1992


Bearer of the Falcon's Heart

Calanais Nuadh at the shire picnic, 2021. Copyright 2021 Catin/Cathy Glueck
Photo by Cathy Glueck (SKA Lady Catin of Edington)©2021 Used with permission.

The Shire of Calanais Nuadh at the Shire Picnic, August 2021
(Some members are missing.)


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elcome to the Shire of Calanais Nuadh!

The Shire of Calanais Nuadh is one of many of the local groups of the Kingdom of Calontir, which in turn, is one of the kingdoms of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA).

The SCA is an international organization dedicated to researching and re-creating the arts and skills of pre-17th-century Europe. Our "Known World" consists of 19 kingdoms, with over 30,000 members residing in countries around the world. Members, dressed in clothing of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, attend events which feature tournaments, royal courts, feasts, dancing, various classes & workshops, and more.Click here to visit the SCA Newcomers' Portal. (Site will open in new window or tab.)

The Shire of Calanais Nuadh is located in the southern central part of Missouri and is composed of the locations that have a 654xx or 655xx US Postal Zip Codes. (See map.)

Join us for

Autumn Arrows 30: Fairy Tale Forest

Sept. 30 - Oct. 2, 2022
Laquey, MO

Upcoming Activities

We remain mindful of the Plague that is still upon our lands. Those wishing to take part in our in-person meetings and events must show proof of COVID vaccination or a negative COVID test. If not fully vaccinated, a mask must be worn in indoor settings. For detailed information, please see the SCA's policy and Calontir's guidelines. (Sites will open in a new window or tab)

Any last-minute meeting changes are often announced at  (site will open in new window or tab), or email an officer for more information.


Our Current Shire Champions

Shire Archery Champion - HL Thomas Fleischacker

Photo by Cathy Glueck (SKA Lady Catin of Edington)©2021 Used with permission.

HL Thomas Fleischacker (right) receives the shire Archery favor from the previous champion, HL James Inn Danski

Shire Arts & Sciences Champion - Lady Katherine de Lorraine

Photo by Cathy Glueck (SKA Lady Catin of Edington)©2022 Used with permission.

Lady Katherine de Lorraine (right) receives the shire Arts & Sciences flask from the previous champion, HL Thomas Fleischacker.
Katherine's winning entry was an embroidered hood and tunic.

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