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Wed, 20 Jul


St Luke's Church Hall

July Meeting: Women with Swords

Talk and sword fighting demo from our own lovely Steph Holt and friends. Please note: Nearest rail/tube station to the venue is Caledonian Road

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July Meeting: Women with Swords
July Meeting: Women with Swords

Time & Location

20 Jul 2022, 19:30 – 21:30

St Luke's Church Hall, Hillmarton Rd, London N7 9JE, UK

About the Event

Calling all swash bucklers of the GVWI! 

On the 20th July we’ll be looking at historical fencing with Steph Holt. Steph has been training in martial arts for about 20 years, and for the last 9 of those has been training with The 1595 Club, a martial arts club which primarily focuses on exploring the work of an Italian fencing master Vincentio Saviolo  We’ll look at how swords, and fencing, evolved over time from the earliest extant manuscript I.33 (which dates from 1290) to the some of the last historical fencing manuals at the start of the 20th Century and there will be a chance for everyone who wants to, to have a go too!

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