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25.11.21: Back to normal this week. And we’re hosting Hitchin

THURSDAY 25.11 It’s going to be a very busy night…!! We’re back in the main hall this week, so we welcome the return of our Beginners. We also welcome Hitchin Fencing Club for a friendly foil & epee match.  Good luck to both teams! Please remember that anyone attending must sign in beforehand.  This includes […]

16.11.21: Fencing this week / Comp. news / Xmas Dinner reminder

THIS WEEK:  THURSDAY 18TH NOV A reminder that we’re in the small gym again this week, which means we’re limited to 18 fencers across 3 pistes. There’s no Beginners Course this week and no coaching available,  just free sparring.  Please specify a weapon choice when booking and we’ll try to group fencers accordingly, as best […]

10.11.21: Fencing this week / Comp. news / Xmas Dinner reminder

A lot to cover this week, starting with: THURSDAY 11TH NOV:  A REMINDER We’re in the small gym this week (and next week, too) which means a couple of important things to note: We’re limited to 18 fencers across 3 pistes.   There’s no Beginners Course this week (or next week) and no coaching available,  just […]

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About us

  • Training is on Thursday evenings from 8pm to 10pm.
  • We are a full three weapon club - Foil, Epee & Sabre.
    • Epee focussed night on third week of the month.
    • Sabre focussed night - coming soon.
  • Flexible payments: Quarterly, monthly and nightly visitor ...
  • Unlike many clubs, we do not close for the school holidays.
  • Open to all ages over 14yrs.
  • Our fencers range from novices to seasoned veterans.
  • Beginners' courses run throughout the year.
  • Coaching team always on hand for group sessions & individual tuition.
  • Skills development for competitive fencers.
  • A relaxed atmosphere for social fencers.


If you have any questions about the club, how to train with us, or one of our regular beginners courses, contact us with the form below and we will be pleased to help.

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    We train in the main gym at Marlborough Science Academy, Watling Street, St Albans AL1 2QA

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