Returning to fencing in April / May

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We are planning to restart fencing following the most recent Government announcement and in line with British Fencing guidance. At present, ‘organised adult indoor sport’ cannot take place until 17th May earliest. Which for us means a re-start date of Thurs. 20th May. Whilst that is still some way off, organised outdoor sport should be […]

Chairman’s Seasonal Message

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Dear St Albans Fencers, It’s no secret that 2020 has been tough for everyone, and I know that many of you have had your own personal challenges, both directly related to COVID and more generally. Obviously, being able to fence is relatively trivial in some contexts, but having seen how keen our members have been […]

SAFC Christmas Gifts!

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Not sure what to get the fencer in your life for Christmas? How about some lovely SAFC apparel?! You can choose between a short or long sleeved technical T-shirt, or a hoodie, with or without zip. Or if you know someone that would like to learn to fence, why not buy them a Beginner’s Course? […]

Lockdown -> Tier 2 = No Fencing

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Update following the most recent Government announcements, made on 23rd November. Hertfordshire, like most of the country, has been placed in Tier 2, which unfortunately means the club cannot restart. This is very sad news, as we were really looking forward to getting back to fencing. We’ll continue to monitor the situation and let you […]

Fencing postponed until December

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Following the Government announcement on Saturday evening, this means we cannot operate the club this coming Thursday, 5th Nov and for the following 3 weeks. At present, lockdown is expected to last until 2nd Dec; so as long as it isn’t extended we will resume fencing again on Thurs.3rd Dec. We will continue to monitor […]

NEWSFLASH: extra capacity confirmed!!

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We’ve been over-subscribed for the last 2 weeks, which meant unfortunately having to decline some bookings. But in the background we’ve been speaking to Marlborough about additional space. We’re delighted to confirm that we have access to the small gym, which is opposite our main one. This will allow us to run an extra 1 […]

Booking availability & BF calls for views

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Mon.26/10: Booking for this week’s session is now OPEN and will remain so until 23.59 on Wednesday, or until we reach our current covid-restricted capacity of 18 fencers (plus Beginnners). To book a place please click >>>HERE<<< Additional capacity: There have been more fencers wanting to train with us over the last few weeks than […]