Special Interest SCA Groups on Facebook
Looking for a place to trade goods and services? How about somewhere to meet other families with children? Or a place to chat about your latest project? Look no further than Facebook, where more groups are appearing every day. Here are some that we have come across, be sure to add others in the comments!
SCA Medieval Bartertown
Purpose: “To trade Medieval(ish) goods or services without the exchange of money.”
Number of Members: 2,400+
Garb For Sale
Purpose: “SCA Era (Fall of Rome to 1601) clothing and accessories, mundane SCA items from vendors and artists, buy, sell and trade.
Number of Members: 3,460+
Unofficial EK Parents and Families
Purpose: “This group exists to allow parents and families in the SCA area of the East Kingdom (East Coast from Canada to Delaware) to network, trade garb, give advice and otherwise just have a safe space to discuss how to enjoy all the SCA has to offer with your children.”
Area: East Kingdom
Number of Members: 74
East Kingdom Artisanal Exchange
Purpose: “This is a secret swap exchange group for hand-made projects between residents of the East Kingdom, inspired by the Noblesse Largesse project.”
Area: East Kingdom
Number of Members: 197
Barony of Stonemarche Noted History
Purpose: “Countess Arastorm is looking to preserve the history of our Barony. This is the group where you can tell your stories of your exploits at events.”
Area: Stonemarche, East Kingdom
Number of Members: 294
SCA Scroll Gallery
Purpose: “The majority of SCA scrolls aren’t seen again in public once the recipient takes them home. This is a space for us to post pictures and recognize the artistry of the beautiful works of art that we are freely given.”
Number of Members: 539
Purpose: “This group is intended to serve as a discussion and feedback area for those yellow belted volunteers of the SCA. Members of the peerage are asked not to join, so that the discussions contained herein can be a bit more free and relaxed.”
Number of Members: 142
CAH Pennsic Edition
Purpose: “Cards Against Humanity really needs a Pennsic Edition. Help create it!”
Number of Members: 147
SCA Relief and Assistance (SCARA) Line
Purpose: “This group is intended to address the urgent needs of members of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) on a global, inter-kingdom, scale.”
Number of Members: 184
Ask the White Scarves
Purpose: “Ask the White Scarves – or equivalent orders in the Known SCA World.”
Number of Members: 590
SCA Ask a Lirbrarian: https://www.facebook.com/groups/143254135859147/ SCA Ask a Librarian is the place to go for help starting your research. We are a group of library workers – librarians, library parapros, library students, and others – who volunteer our time to help make your research process easier and more efficient.
Apprentices’ Alley https://www.facebook.com/groups/400490650014854/ This group is intended to serve as a discussion and feedback area for those green-belted artisans of the SCA.
Historic Hand Embriodery https://www.facebook.com/groups/HistoricHandEmbroidery/ Not SCA Specific A friendly group for historic hand embroidery of all eras. We are here to share ideas, techniques, history, and understanding of the hand embroidered arts.
Ask the Laurels https://www.facebook.com/groups/621042547913077/ This group was created with the intent of non-laurels having an open forum to ask members of the Order of the Laurels questions on becoming a Laurel, and to dispel myths about them, and receive responses from Laurels throughout the Society.
SCA Scribes: https://www.facebook.com/groups/17176888696/ A group for all members of the Society for Creative Anachronism and others who are interested in the Scribal Arts of Medieval and Renaissance Calligraphy and Illumination.
SCA Library of Alexandria https://www.facebook.com/groups/SCA.Library.of.Alexandria/members/ Bring your questions and your research and discuss them with like minded research geeks. The Library of Alexandria is a place we all can keep learning and expanding the knowledge of the Known World. Sift through the research and join in discussion with the Laurels of our Realms, the as yet unrecognized scholars, and the curious.
Artisan Support Network https://www.facebook.com/groups/ArtisanSupportNetwork/ The Artisan Support Network (ASN) advocates for a better experience for those participating in SCA A&S competitions/displays. This includes documentation, judging and event coordination, all of which can be overwhelming to some people