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Frequently Asked Questions

We fence FOIL and EPEE at Westminster Fencing Club.

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The guests fee is £10 per session, payable in cash on the door. These are designed for experienced fencers who are visitors to the club.  The student guest fee is £5 per session, payable in cash on the door (bring relevant ID). 

 

 

All guests must bring their own fencing kit.

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Fees are payable to the club on a monthly basis by standing order (due between 1st and 5th of the month).

 

£55 per calendar month – Regular club membership, with some individuall lessons included.

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You will need:

 

 

  • Under jacket (800 Newton minimum)
  • Electric body wire (foil or epee)
  • Electric weapon (foil or epee)
  • Lame (silver jacket - foil only. Not relevant for epee)
  • Breeches (350 Newton minimum) - the long white trousers
  • Glove
  • Mask
  • Jacket (350 Newton minimum)
  • Long white fencing socks
  • Breast plate (for women especially)

You may also wish to buy some fencing shoes (although normal trainers are fine), and perhaps a fencing bag to carry your stuff!

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Well-known fencing suppliers include:

Leon Paul - www.leonpaul.com

Allstar-Uhlmann - www.allstar-fencing.co.uk

Duellist - www.duellist.com

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We do not have a club armourer, but we can highly recomment the skills of an independent armourer, as follows:

STEVE HYMAN - ARMOURER

Email - stevehyman@btinternet.com

Mobile - 07799 898 920

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We are closed:

 

- on UK bank holidays

-  over the Christmas/New Year holidays.

If in doubt, please email the Club Manager - info@westminsterfencingclub.com

Otherwise, we're open all year round!

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Visit the British Fencing website for competition listings.

There are also a number of Novice & Intermediate level competitions held in London throughout the year. 

We also run friendly competitions from time to time. Details are posted on our website in the 'Club News' section.

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Yes, you can download a FREE app from the British Red Cross here

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You can view a selection here

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