Welcome to Brighton and Hove fencing club. Activity is Sword Fencing at levels from Beginner to International standard. Members include National and local Champions, European and World finalists within the age ranges from age 12 to Senior Citizens.
The club has both male and female members who use all three weapons (foil, epee and sabre). We also have social events, and club competitions.
Social activities, inter-club matches and local competitions cement club identity and club spirit for members who participate solely for exercise and pleasure, as well as those intending to represent our Club, County, Region, or Country. Some demonstrations and courses are run to provide outreach and popularise the sport and attract new members.
Next course will start on Thurs 9th September 2018 and run from 7-8pm for 10 consecutive Thursdays.
The full County & Region fixture list is at :
Club sessions continue through the summer at BACA, start at 7pm, through to 10pm. Our lead coach Mark Barrowcliffe will take a break through all of August.
How to get there http://www.baca-uk.org.uk/Contact/How-to-get-here/
Our first Junior beginners course starts Thurs 8th Feb, ages 8-12. Cost £6 per evening, £30 for 5 weeks.
If you are a beginner you will need to attend one of our special Intensive
courses covering safety, mobility, basic attack & defence, learning to link these in elementary game play with some simple rules of the game.Fencing equipment will be provided for the course. You bring t-shirt, trainers and tracksuit/jogger trousers (NOT shorts or crops), plus a drink.
Courses are open to adults and children 12 years and over (only with parents' written permission). The initial cost is £60, payable to Brighton & Hove Fencing Club, which covers the first 5 weeks. A further £60 is payable for the second 5 weeks. Places are limited and can only be held for fully paid applications.You are welcome to drop in any Thursday 7.00-10pm to watch the Club in action. Full details, and application form click on link below. YOU CAN PURCHASE A GIFT VOUCHER FOR THE BEGINNERS COURSE, WHICH MAKES AN EXCELLENT XMAS OR BIRTHDAY GIFT. CONTACT MARK FOR DETAILS.
Club Championships 2017
Foil Champion: Michael Questier
Sabre Champion: Andrew Huke
Epee Champion: Gabriel Whiting
Fixture list for the 2018/19 season will be available shortly.