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Rapier class – January 2019

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 interpret His Practice). ...
WDS Bartitsu sampler

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 wasn’t compulsory – in fact only the instructor decided to add some colour for the occasion. ...
Fees for November Half Term

Fees for November Half Term

Dates for this half term block have worked out as: November 8, 15, 22, 29 December 13, skipping Dec 6 for Okehampton Edwardian evening. ...
West Devon Swords joins BFHS

West Devon Swords joins BFHS

West Devon Swords has affiliated with the British Federation for Historical Swordplay, an alliance of groups across the UK, all of whom are engaged in the research, study and practice of historical fencing and European martial arts. ...
Success at Instructor Assessments

Success at Instructor Assessments

Well done all candidates: Rob, Adam, Matt, Bethan, Alan, Kerri, Chris, Lee, (me!) and Stuart for successfully passing the BFHS IL1; all are now legitimately entitled to teach people to hit each other with a variety of historical implements. ...