Shire of Okenshield

Okenshield is a south-eastern Kentucky branch of the SCA. We are a shire located in the kingdom of the Middle (mid-realm). We cover the southern Kentucky counties of: Wolfe, Lee, Breathit, Jackson, Owsley, Perry, Laurel, Clay, Leslie, Whitley, Knox, Bell, Rock Castle, Pulaski, McCreary, and Harlan. If you are interested in learning more about the SCA visit or Join us on Facebook

The Society for Creative Anachronism is an international organization dedicated to researching and re-creating the arts and skills of pre-17th-century Europe. Our “Known World” consists of 20 kingdoms, with over 30,000 members residing in countries around the world. Members, dressed in clothing of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, attend events which feature tournaments, royal courts, feasts, dancing, various classes & workshops, and more.


  • July 11, 2022: Hammer & Annville Update! Hammer & Annville: (name pending) will be held November 5, 2022. Please follow the webpage and Shire Facebook page for future updates and more information.

  • May 13, 2022: Update to COVID-19 Policy for the Middle Kingdom. Please refer to the COVID-19 page of this website for information. In summary, Kingdom-wide policy for indoor masking.

Disclaimer: This is the recognized Web site for the Shire of Okenshield, Middle Kingdom (The Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc.) and is maintained by Helvia Marius. This site may contain electronic versions of the group's governing documents. Any discrepancies between the electronic version of any information on this site and the printed version that is available from the originating office will be decided in favor of the printed version.”

Site updated on 07/11/2022