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Alba

Alba – Dreaming of an untold story

When the world was overtaken by the pandemic, and lockdowns were brought into force in the UK, it seemed the best thing to do for Alba was to put a pin in it – to press the pause button until…

New Event Dates

Due to the ongoing pandemic and the reasons outlined below we have moved our event dates around. Forsaken 9 This event will now take place on 15th – 17th October 2021 @ Kinver Scout camp (Stourbridge DY7 6HR). We have…

The Inevitable Post

So, as per the last post, common sense and government recommendations have swung towards the thing we didn’t want to do. We’ve had a number of people come to the conclusion that for their own safety, they’d rather stay away. This in…

The Raven in the Room

Okay, so, COVID-19, formerly the Novel Coronavirus. We’ve got an event next week, and future events coming up, so we thought it’s worth letting you know where we’re at. We’re not planning on cancelling events at this stage, unless sensible…

Dawn

A sneak peek at some of the things happening in a week and a bit. Dawn breaks over the Summerlands, and the Reckoning begins. It’s annual, is Reckoning. It comes shortly after the snows are banished for another year and…

The Woad Less Travelled

In spring we pick the bluebells that grow deep in the woods. Over the summer they dry, and are ground into dust. In the autumn we fetch the wet clay from the banks near the river, and it is worked…

Alba 1 Feedback Open

CD. It’s been two weeks since the Giants started to sing again. It’s been a fortnight since the people of Alba met up at the request of the Keepers, and said they would do so again. It’s been a couple…

The morning after the day before… [What a day may look like]

They rose a few hours ago but the morning meal has just been tidied away, there was much for the Hunter to discuss after scouting the Other Place the night before. • They found a number of Blood Mushrooms, an…

Selkie

Not all of the Antagonists the Albanni face are interested in physical violence. The more mysterious creatures such as the Selkie offer no reason for their cruel behaviour other than that they simply take joy in the emotional suffering of…

Formori and Bog Witches

We have started to add examples of the kind of Antagonists your characters can expect to face in Alba. Today there is some information on two of the more common ones, the Formori and Bog Witches. Formori These monstrous folk…