Bryngolau is a Welsh name meaning “Shining Hill” or “Hill of Light”

The Shire of Bryngolau is the Los Alamos and Espanola, New Mexico chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA), a non-profit educational organization devoted to the study of pre-seventeenth century history and culture.

The people of The Shire of Bryngolau, “The Shining Hill”, are known for their good humor and hospitality, their dedication to the Arts and Sciences, their excellence on the field of Honor, and for their hard work and determination. Above all, they are recognized for their Honor, Chivalry and Courtesy in a Kingdom where these facets are valued above all.

Parent Organizations

Kingdom of the Outlands
(Colorado and New Mexico)