Meetings & Practices

Blatha an Oir is proud to provide it’s membership with a variety of ways to get involved. Below you will find information about many of our regular meetings and practices, as well as who to contact with your questions about these events.

Baronial Business Meeting

What:
A monthly meeting to handle baronial business, plan events, etc.
When:
The Fourth Thursday of every month.
Time:
7:00 PM
Location:
South End Community Center
1614 99th Street East Tacoma, WA

NOTE: The Blatha An Oir Financial Committee meeting will take place immediately after the Business meeting.

First Thorsday Social

What:
A general social meeting of all the people within the Barony of Blatha an Oir, and their friends.
When:
The First Thursday of every month.
Time:
7:00 PM
Location:
South End Community Center
1614 99th Street East Tacoma, WA

Heavy Armored and Rapier Fight Practice

What:
A combined weekly practice for our Heavy Armored and Rapier fighters to hone their skills.

Winter Schedule: October – March on Sundays at 1:00 PM (Note: there is usually a break for the holidays in December)
Summer Schedule: April – September on Tuesdays at 6:30 PM

Sheridan Elementry School
5317 McKinley Ave
Tacoma, WA 98404

Contact:   Sgt. Gabhin MacFindlay (mka: Robert Blackett)
Phone: 253-820-0758

Archery Practice

What:
A weekly archery and thrown weapons practice to learn and hone your skills with bow/arrows, crossbows and Atlatls. Need to borrow equipment? We have everything except crossbows.

When:
Sundays 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (No practice when it’s raining, crown and baronial event weekends, and if there are no shooters by 1:30, practice is cancelled).  No practice when it’s raining, crown and baronial event weekends. Watch Steps and baronial lists (Postern Gate) and the Baronial Facebook for weekly  confirmations or cancellations.

Where:
Skookum Archery Range
11209 Shaw Rd. E.
Puyallup, WA

Fee:
$5 for shooters and throwers (free for observers and Skookum Archer Club members)

Contact:
Shawna Kerr of Devonshire, Baroness of Court (mka: Shaune Liles)
Phone: 253-278-3242 text or call

Arts and Sciences Gathering

What:
The Arts and Sciences Gathering provides Blatha an Oir’s populace with the opportunity to gather with other and learn or further their skills in various different Arts and Sciences.
When:
The Fourth Thursday of each month.
Contact:
HL Elizabeth FittzWilliam of Carlisle, GdS, JdL (mka Elisabethe Phipps)
Phone: Home – 253-573-1199/cell:253-961-8719, (no calls after 8:30 pm, please)

Culinary Guild Meeting

What:
Culinary Guild Meetings allow for those interested in developing their period culinary skills to meet.
When: The First Wednesday of the month at 7:00 PM.
Contact:
Raffaella
Phone: (206)679-3654

Costumer’s Guild

No Costumer’s Guild meetings are currently scheduled at this time.

Sewing Night

What:
Sewing nights allow for those who need to work on sewing projects to gather and get their projects done. Machines, instruction and such are available as needed.
When:
Every Monday at 7:00 PM
Where:
4105 Yakima Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98418
Contact:
Angharad verch Reynulf

Scribal Meeting

What:
Scribal is held on the second Thursday of every month.
Come join us from 6pm to 9pm at Tacoma STAR Center to paint charters, learn about what our wonderful scribes do, or just be social. Everyone is welcome! Loaner paints & practice sheets will be available for our newcomers.
When:
Second Thursday of every month at 6:00 PM
Where:
Tacoma STAR Center
3873 S 66th St,
Tacoma, WA
Contact:
Thomasina “Tamsin” Fairamay Deputy Scribe