Sporting Memories Okehampton

WDS at Sporting Memories

We recently attended the Sporting Memories group at OCRA Pavilion in Okehampton. The Sporting Memories Foundation supports older people living with dementia, depression and loneliness by engaging them in social activities and helping them to recall memories of watching or playing sport.

By the Sword 2020

Event: By the Sword 2020

From our HEMA friends up country: an Historical European martial arts event for women, NBs and gender minorities, from newcomers to veterans in the UK. The fourth By the Sword takes place 28/29 March 2020 at Guildford Spectrum Leisure Centre.

National Safeguarding Adults Week 2019

National Safeguarding Adults Week 2019

National Safeguarding Adults Week 2019 takes place 18-24 November.  Ann Craft Trust (ACT) is heading the annual awareness raising campaign which focuses on safeguarding issues across society. Each day will be focused on a different safeguarding adults at risk issue, culminating in two days about safeguarding adults in sport and activity.

Image: Swords in the Park 2019

Swords without bugs

As Swords in the Park continues, we’ve found a new threat at 9pm sharp – a huge infestation of midges. Somehow I doubt any Medieval war or Renaissance duel was called off for ‘insects stop play.’

Swords in the Park, July 2019

Swords in the Park for Summer

West Devon Swords returned to Simmons Park last night for our first Swords in the Park session. We continue there weekly from 7.30pm on Thursdays through July and August, weather and daylight permitting, assembling in front of OCRA Pavilion.