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Edinburgh's Longest-running Weekly Plastic-and-Foam Sword-fencing Classes


Currently, we run ten classes each week at seven venues:
and an annual workshop at:
  • Wiston Lodge, near Biggar
Please contact us by phone or email to reserve a place.

There is no joining fee, and the first week's lessons are free.

Carrickvale Community Centre

    Primary 1 to 7     4:15pm to 5:15pm                                         

First session is Free

Price: 2.50 per session, if block-booked
3.00 per session, single session

North Merchiston

North Merchiston Club
48 Watson Crescent, EH11 1EP

    Primary 1 to 7     3:45pm to 4:45pm  Nearly Full
First session is Free

Price: 3.50 per session, if block-booked
4.00 per session, single session

Ratho Community Centre


Primary 2
6:15pm to 7:15pm                                    
Price: 2.50 per session, or 2 if block-booked

    Over 12's and Families: 
Beginners and Returners, plus invited juniors
7:15pm to 8:15pm            Nearly Full   
Free Fencing
(Sparring and Bouting,
plus individual lessons)
8:15pm to 9:15pm

First session is Free, Equipment is supplied

Initial training is with foam or plastic equipment, and gradually moves to competition-grade equipment.

Prices - yet to be finalised,  but we hope to use the following, or similiar, prices:

  if block booked per single session
Under 18 2.00 2.75
Students 3.00 3.50
Concessions 3.00 3.50
Adult 3.50 4.00

Craiglockhart Primary School

    Primary 3 & 4     3:15pm to 4:00pm                       
4:00pm to 4:45pm

Primary 5 upwards 1:15pm to 2:00pm                      
Primary 5 upwards,
individual lessons
2:00pm to 2:15pmFull!

Hawthornden Primary School

Class 1   10:45am to 11:30am Full!
 Class 2   11:30am to 12:15pm Full!

Hillwood Primary System


Primary 5 upwards  Lunchtime
 Primary 3/4   1:30pm to 2:15pm Full!

Ratho Primary School

We have now enlarged the Monday night classes at Ratho Community Centre, so children from P2, P3 and P4  may now join the early class.  See you there!
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