Known World Rattan Symposium

The Known World Rattan Symposium will be held in the Shire of Dun Ard (Atchison Kansas), Kingdom of Calontir, on Columbus Day Weekend Oct 7, 8, 9, 10. We have classes, keynote speakers, and roundtable discussions lined up for Saturday and Sunday.....Monday is open for any personal training or other activities as you see fit.

As of right now the list of SCA instructors are as follows:

  • His Grace Paul Bellatrix
  • His Grace Lucan VonDrachenklaue
  • His Grace Sean Oppenheimer
  • His Grace Irel of Starry Sky
  • His Excellency Brion Thornbird ap Rhys
  • His Excellency Duncan Auther Rose the Black
  • His Excellency Mordain Blackcloak
  • Master Feral von Halstern
  • Sieur Jean Paul de Sens
We have other requests for instructors out, so the list will continue to grow. As you can see we have several kingdoms covered and are working on adding more!

But wait there is more!

We will also have presentations from:

  • Bob Charron, St. Martins Academy of Medieval Arms
  • Robb Schuster, Norsa/The Vikings-NA
So what are you waiting for? Mark you calendar and make your plans is located in the middle of the United States and a short drive from the Kansas City International Airport.

Just in case this was not enough to convince you...

The event is in conjunction with the Known World Costuming Symposium.

So all the bases are covered....Arts, Sciences and Fighting.

The site is right out side of Kansas City and is a short drive from the airport, and we are happy to help with airport transportation if it is needed.

If you have any questions, or suggestions, please feel free to contact me at

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