Carcosa Dreams

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Alba

Those Who Came Before, The Old Ones and The Others

Many Albanni will tell tales of strange folk, outsiders and the odd beings who dwell in ths lands of Alba alongside them, but they fall, generally into three broad categories. Those Who Came Before Those Who Came Before seem mostly…

The Feud

For three generations blood was spilled in the forest through which the river flowed. It started when hunters from the two villages disputed the right to claim the pelt of the great wolf which plagued them. In the afternoon light…

The Wildlife of Alba

The wildlife of Alba is very similar to what you would expect in a setting with deep roots in pre-Roman, Great Britain and Ireland. Whilst there is a deep spiritual connection to the seven animal spirits with which the Albanni…

Weapons and Crafts

We are in the process of preparing some posts and information based on the feedback you have given us via the social media page and email. In this, the first of these posts we’ll be looking at Weapons, Crafts and…

The Stone – A tale from the Summerlands

“Countless moons! That is how long we have held the stone and now they come again to take it from us!” The band looked up from their preparations, Gwyn had been talking on and on endlessly, but finally he had…

Changing of the Season – Booking open

Rolling fields and gentle hills, kind land with good grazing and rich harvests. These are the lands where the Potter and the Farmer hold sway, where the wild past of the Albanni sometimes seems the furthest from now. The Summerlands…

Event News

Firstly, the Bad News… Unfortunately bookings for The Woodland Call, our Fenlands event in July, and A Northern Welcome, our Northlands event in September, have been insufficient for these events to be viable on their current dates. We’re obviously disappointed,…

Justice

“They are a thief and a murder!” A cheer came up from the gathered crowd unable to resist the blood fever running through the community. Bron surely was a thief but a murder no. “I stole the spear, the bow…

Look and Feel: Part 1

We have released the first information on the costume brief for Alba. It covers the basic information on look, colour and texture. As a guide we have also included some photographs taken of some costumes put together using items we…

The Snake and The Fish

There were two, Twins they were, Who had the eye of Adder, And the eye of Pike. Separate ways it drove them, Endless life, And death, Champions of one but never the other. As children their mother kept them apart,…