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Guildford Fencing Club - Dates and Times

Welcome to the club's 66th season, 2016/2017!


We meet Friday evenings in term time at the times below. Experienced adults and teens may just turn up; beginners and juniors must check with John, as there may be a waiting list.

Time (PM) Course
6:30 - 8:00 U13 beginners
6:30 - 8:00 U13 improvers and experienced fencers
Older U13s may continue to 8:30 for individual lessons and to join in the teenage footwork class
8:00 - 10:00 Teenage and adult improvers and experienced fencers
Footwork class, individual lessons and occasional class sessions
8:00 - 10:00 Teenage and adult beginners

All fencers must wear CE-marked or FIE-marked masks and jackets.  Junior epee fencers meed to wear breeches for competitive fencing.

FIE-marked (800N) plastrons and CE-marked or FIE-marked breeches, with long socks, must be worn for all fencing after 8 PM, except for beginners.

GFC Club Competitions and Dates

The calendar includes selected external competitions, written in italics and usually held at the weekend. 


7 Sep

Start of term

14 Sep
Taster Session (for Teenage/ Adult Beginners class)

14 Sep
U13 beginners class starts

26 Oct

No fencing – half term

16 Nov
Epee match against Beacon Hill Blades

23 Nov
No fencing – school closed

30 Nov
Club foil competition - 8PM

14 Dec

Last night of fencing


11 Jan

Start of term

18 Jan
Taster session (for potential beginners)

22 Feb

No fencing- half term

12 April

Last night of term (note: this is in the school holidays)


26 April

Start of term

3 May
Taster session (for potential beginners)

31 May

No fencing – half term

19 July

Last night of term and AGM

Please note that dates and venues are subject to change; we will endeavour to give as much notice as possible.

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Information may not always be up-to-date; last updated 13 November 2018

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