Juniors’ Fencing returns April 24

Juniors Fencing returns to Parklands this half term from April 24th. Wednesdays 17.00-18.00 Parklands Leisure Centre £4.50/session or £20 for the five-week block.…

Romancing the Sword [re-post]

The final release poster for Alita: Battle Angel is out and she’s holding some weirdly unidentifiable, but cool-looking sword. A 26th-century cyborg still…

The HEMA Heresy

Almost all our our study of historical European martial arts is based on original period manuscripts by fencing masters of the time. But…

Rapier class – January 2019

Our HEMA class recommences Thurs Jan 17th at Okehampton Baptist Church, 8-9:30pm. This half term: Saviolo rapier (or sidesword, depending on how you…

WDS Bartitsu sampler

For our last session of the year, the Okehampton group undertook a wee sampler from the Bartitsu canon of E.W. Barton-Wright. Edwardian costume…