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The Shire of Oakford meets every other Sundays at 2039 State Route 18, Clarksfield OH. Garbs are not required but appreciated. We try to keep the business part of the meetings short so we can have fun doing different activities. Bring your current projects or ideas to discuss with other members. Check the calendar below for meeting dates.

Meetings for November 2014

November 9th - 4:00 PM Clarksfield (read the minutes here)

November 23rd - 4:00 PM Clarksfield


Meetings for September 2014

September 14th - 4:00 PM Clarksfield

  • Schedule to come

September 28th - 4:00 PM Clarksfield

  • Schedule to come


Meeting for August 2014

August 17th - 4:00 PM Clarksfield

  • Pennsic is over. Bring your stories.
  • We will have target archery. (weather permitted) We now have 3 targets available. 10-20-30 yards.
  • Any projects you have going on.
  • Fighters are welcome.

August 31st - Anytime after 10:00 AM. We will be here all day. Clarksfield location.
View minutes and see pictures here.

Merlin gladly accepted to come and share his knowledge with us. Everybody is welcome. Bring a dish to share. We will have open fire going all day for cooking. Bring your beverages and chairs.

We have space for camping in the backyard if you wish to stay over night.

  • Archery target shooting, competitions and games.
  • Archery classes with Merlin.
  • Lots of fun.
  • Bring your projects.


Meetings for July 2014

July 6th - 4:00 PM Clarksfield

  • Bring any projects you are working on
  • We will be working on the leather bottles and try to finish them
  • We will be working on arrows and do the fletching
  • Target archery (weather permitted)
  • Fighter practice

July 20th - 4:00 PM Norwalk Reservoir

  • Celebrate the summer birthdays of all Red Spears  summer babies at the meeting on the 20th! We are having a Pot Luck  Birthday Bash! Lady Angelique de LaRochelle and myself will supply a  giant birthday cake and ice cream for everyone. Please bring your  favorite dish to share! There are grills available if needed. Come in  garb and bring projects! Heavy and rapier fighting would be great so if  you are a marshal please come, you will get extra goodies for your  needed sacrifice!  ( if you bring a period dish you get bonus points!!! )


Meetings for June 2014

Due to NOWM meeting on June 8th will be canceled and moved to the following Sunday

June 15th - 4:00 PM Clarksfield

  • Bring any projects your working on
  • Weather permitted, there will be an UN-official target archery practice
  • Fighters are welcome.
  • As usual, we will have a fire.

June 21st-23rd Baron Wars

June 29th - 4:00 PM Clarksfield (See pictures here)

  • Working on leather bottles (stretching)
  • Working on arrows (tapered, sanding)


Meeting for May 2014

May 11th Meeting canceled due to Mother's Day Holiday

May 25th - 4:00 PM Clarksfield

  • Possibly working on arrows
  • Leather bottle making with Mike Connely
  • Weather permitted, there will be an UN-official target archery practice
  • Fighters are welcome.


Meeting for April 2014

April 27th - 4:00 PM Clarksfield (view pictures)

  • Building Viking chairs
  • Possibly working on arrows
  • Weather permitted, there will be UN-official target archery practice
  • Fighters are welcome, bring your armor we have space for you too !
  • We will have a fire going.


Meeting for February 2014

February 16th - 4:00 PM Clarksfield with Redspears

  • Valentine’s Day Pot Luck
  • Class on Leather working, glass painting and arrow making

February 2nd - 4:00 PM Clarksfield (read minutes) (view pictures)


Meeting for January 2014

January 19nd - 4:00 PM Clarskfied with Redspears

January 5th - 4:00 PM Clarskfiedl (read minutes) (view pictures of the meeting, the calligraphy class and illumination class)

Meeting for December 2013

December 8th - 4:00 PM Clarksfield (read minutes)
December 22nd - 4:00 PM Clarskfield (read the minutes and see pictures of the A&S project)

Meeting for November 2013

November 10th - 4:00 PM Clarksfield At Angélique and Guillaume’s place
Address: 2039 State Route 18, Wakeman OH

November 24th - 4:00 PM Wakeman


Meeting for October 2013

October 12th - 3:30 PM Legion under Fire (see details)
October 13th - 4:00 PM Norwalk (read the minutes)
October 27th - 4:00 PM Norwalk (read the minutes)


Meeting for September 2013

September 8th - 4:00 PM Norwalk (read the minutes)
September 22nd - No meeting because of Pounce
September 29th - 3:00 PM - Baronial meeting Norwalk (see pictures)
                             4:00 PM- Shire meeting Norwalk


Meeting for August 2013

August 11th - 4:00 PM

August 25th - 4:00 PM (read the minutes)


Meeting for July 2013

July 14th - 4:00 PM

  • We will finish the spoon
    • Attach the handles
    • start on silver plating
  • Start on forks
  • Big Mike will give a class on making a leather flask

July 28th - 4:00 PM


Meeting for June 2013

June 30th - 4:00 PM (see some pictures from that meeting here)

  • Medieval Potluck
    • Bring a period dish to share. Make sure you bring your recipe. If you don’t have a recipe, make a list of the ingredients (for people with food allergies).
  • We will be making period silver ware. If you have forge tools (anvil, metal working hammer etc), please bring them.
  • There will be heraldry discussion with Lord Piotr.
    • How to register your device and your SCA name etc.
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