Who we are

The Barony of Stargate is a local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA), within the Coastal regional subdivision of the Kingdom of Ansteorra. The SCA is a non-profit, educational organization dedicated to learning more about the Middle Ages through reenactment. There are SCA chapters worldwide and they hold regular feasts, tournaments, balls and battles.

Ansteorra includes all of Oklahoma and most of Texas (except El Paso). Stargate includes most of greater Houston. Our neighboring Barony of Loch Soilleir includes most of the greater Clear Lake area, including Webster and Pearland. The North Houston area is served by the Shire of Gate's Edge. Wherever you are we're a friendly group of people, so why not visit us all?

Local Area Event Calendar

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Feb 28 Demo: Boomtown Film and Music Festival (2-7 pm @ Beaumont, TX)

Mar 1, 29 Stargate Scribes Guild (5:30-8 pm @ Central Mkt on Westheimer) No meeting 3/15 due to Gulf Wars

Mar 1, 8, 15, 30 Chivalric Fighter Practice (10 am @ Memorial Park) No meeting 3/22 due to Gulf Wars

Mar 1, 15 Gates Edge Fighter Practice (10 am @ Meyer Park)

Mar 2 Business & Populace Meeting (7:15 pm @Trini Mendenhall Community Ctr, 1414 Wirt Rd.)

Mar 5, 12, 26 Stargate Rapier Combat Practice (7-10 pm @ Miller Outdoor Theater, Hermann Park) No meeting 3/19 due to Gulf Wars

Mar 9, 23, 30 UFO Guild (7-9 pm @ Brenna MacDonald's home) No meeting 3/16 due to Gulf Wars.

Mar 11, 25 Wed Night Charter Painting (6-9 pm @ Teleri's house) All dates tentative - please check!

April 6 Business & Populace Meeting (7:15 pm @Trini Mendenhall Community Ctr, 1414 Wirt Rd.)

April 18 Stargate Spring A&S Revel (8:30-4:30 @ Houston Mennonite Church, 1231 Wirt Rd.)

May 1-3 Coastal Baronial Grand Championships (Stones of Raven's Fort)

Unofficial 24-Month Ansteorran Event Calendar


For updates, corrections and inquiries,
contact Stargate's Webminister,
Lady Merewyn de Laugharne.


This is not an official publication of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Incorporated. Any official inquiries should be directed to the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., P.O. Box 360743, Milpitas, CA 95036-0743.

(c) Jennifer Dudley
News from the Barony

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Death to Trimaris! To all those heading for Lumberton, have a safe trip and a great War! And those who will be guarding the homefront, remember to double-check before heading to local meetings and practices, as many will be on hiatus during Gulf Wars week.

Mark your calendars: Details are still being worked out, but we're planning a Spring A&S Revel on Stargate's PED, April 18, from 8:30am to 4:30 pm, at the Houston Mennonite Church, 1231 Wirt Rd., with a pot luck and projects and classes during the day.

Then the weekend of May 1-3, Stargate will be joining our neighbors from Bordermarch, Raven's Fort and Loch Soilleir for a Grand Baronial Championship Tournament at the Stones at Raven's Fort. We're looking for volunteers, especially for Gate, which Stargate is stewarding. Contact the Seneschal if you'd like to help!

Upcoming Populace Meeting dates (first non-holiday Monday of the month):March 2nd, April 6th, and May 4th at 7:15 p.m., at the Trini Mendenhall Community Center, 1414 Wirt Road. More details...

Make sure you are included in Stargate's Domesday Book - submission is quick and easy through our online form! More details...

The UFO (Unfinished Objects) Guild is held at the home of HL Brenna MacDonald every Monday night except the first Monday of the month (Populace), from 7pm to 9pm. More details...

NEW TIME! Scribes Guild meets the 1st, 3rd and sometimes 5th Sundays of the month from 4-7 pm at the HEB Central Market grocery store on Westheimer at Weslayan. More details...

For even more scribal fun, Teleri ferch Pawl is hosting charter painting at her home on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month from 6-9 pm. More details...

Rapier practice is held on Thursdays from 7-10 pm behind Miller Outdoor Theater in Hermann Park. More details...

Chivalric Fighter Practice is held on Sundays from 10 am until we're done, at Memorial Park. More details...

Gate's Edge Fighter practice is being held at 10 am on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month at Meyer Park. More details...

Applications are being accepted for the following offices:

Hospitaler More details...

Minister of Children More details...

Youth Rapier Marshal More details...