Congratulations Freya Fasanya @CamdenFencing wins Gold in Individual and Silver in Team event with Russell Swords @CdfAcadFencing at U12 Stratford 9 July.
The last session before the club takes its summer break will be on Friday 21 July, until Monday 4th September.
Over the summer the club will open for a limited number of sessions.
Summer opening dates
The club will open for the following sessions.
Please note all sessions take place at Acland Burghley
Tuesday 8th August – 7pm-9.30pm
Tuesday 15th August – 7pm-9.30pm
Tuesday 22nd August – 7pm-9.30pm
Thursday 24th August – 7pm-9.30pm
Friday 25th August - 6-9pm
Tuesday 29th August – 7pm-9.30pm
Thursday 31st August – 7pm-9.30pm
Friday 1st Sept - 6-9pm
Congratulations to Curtis Miller who won his 2nd Camden Trophy in as many months. Curtis beat Steve Pope in the final but Steve still moves to the top spot in the overall club rankings. Well done also to our two semi finalists Loek Janssen and Chris Erickson.
Full list of final placings are shown below together with the July Camden Trophy rankings
We are teaming up with the Camden Council Sports Development team to offer sabre workshops to 8-16 year olds in August.
Junior club members can brush up their skills over five days at Talacre Sports centre, Dalby Street, London NW5 3AF and if you know anyone who would like to start fencing for the first time, there will also be beginners sessions.
Congratulations - Lumeng Yang got a bronze last weekend at the Cadet British Sabre Championships in Nottingham!!! Well done to all Camden fencers last weekend and thank you to our wonderful coaches!
A reminder that the 2017 annual Ian and James Williams high performance residential fencing training camp (Sabre), will take place during the period 3rd to 6th of August 2017. This camp will be held at Prince William of Gloucester Barracks (PWOG Bks), Grantham, Lincs NG31 7TJ. This is a camp aimed at fencers 16 years of age and above.
As usual the camp will focus on high quality sparring, sports specific conditioning and technical lessons.
Those who have attended this venue before, are aware of the high quality of the training facilities and catering. As usual places are restricted to enable all attendees to gain full benefit of this pre-season preparation so please book immediately if you wish to attend.
The cost of this camp will be £250 all inclusive of meals and ancillaries.
Please confirm attendance by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org, alternatively text or telephone 07973292489, please also copy in Ian by email: email@example.com You will receive confirmation of a place and be provided with the relevant details to make payment.
Please see below for the club timetable over the summer, all sessions have been added to the calendar section of this website together with a number of camps and competitions:
Summer opening dates (All summer sessions at Acland Burghley)
All sessions 7.00PM - 9.30 PM in Gymnasium unless otherwise stated
Tuesday 8th August - Open
Tuesday 15th August - Open
Tuesday 22nd August - Open
Thursday 24th August - Open
Friday 25th August 6-9 pm - Open
Tuesday 29th August - Open
Thursday 31st August - Open
Friday 1st Sept 6-9pm - Open
All sessions are at Acland Burghley due to refurbishments at the Westminster Academy Venue From 25th July, it will re-open 5th September
A reminder that the next round of the Camden Trophy will take place tonight Tuesday 4th July at the usual Westminster Academy Tuesday venue.
For anybody not familiar with this event, it's our club monthly competition; format will be one round of poules followed by D.E with repecharge.
Warm up 7pm poules will start promptly at 7.30pm. Visitors welcome.
If you are running late and will not be there for the 7pm latest check in then please text Ian on 07981 217053
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