Groups and Group Workshops

Brewers Guild
The Brewers Guild is interested in all aspects of brewing from the mundane to the medical. Both alcoholic and non-alcoholic recipes are researched. However, NO underage drinking is tolerated. We want to represent the best in our craft, and invite you to join us at our regularly scheduled meetings; usually once a month on a Wednesday evening we get together a local pub. Please check the lists at


Cooking Guild
The Cooking Guild studies period recipes and cooking techniques. If you would like to learn more about period cooking, please contact the Guild about scheduling new workshops.


Herbal Guild
In the Herbal Guild of Darach we research both period and modern herb uses, growing tips and recipes for use in the “curren middle ages.” Meetings vary in time and dates, so please check the list announcements on and join us!


Textiles Guild
The Textiles Guild is another way of saying “Sewing” or “Costuming Workshops.” Textiles is open to anyone, regardless of whether you are at a beginning, intermediate, or advanced sewing level. Workshops are hosted often at the home of either Mathom Grange (in Oxnard) or Wit’s End (in Ventura). Sewing machines are available as well as libraries full of medieval costuming at both locations.


Scribal Guild
Project Night is a “monthly-ish” get-together for anyone interested in Arts & Sciences, with emphasis on Scriptorium (calligraphy & illumination). Usually hosted whenever there is a 5th Tuesday in the month. We usually work on award scrolls or private projects or donations for the Kingdom.


Woodworking Guild
The Woodworking Guild is dedicated to historical research and practical application of medieval woodcraft. Our goal is to learn the art of woodworking, period techniques and tools, modern tool use and safety. Currently hosted on a request only basis, contact the lists to get more info.