Important Club Announcements

Bath Sword Club Open!

It is with great sadness I have to announce, that our former coach and friend to many members of the Club, Dennis Hunt passed away.  We have created a memorial page for Dennis and will post more information and links to other memorials on that page as we learn of them. 

Initially these sessions are for members only so please renew your full subscription level or join the club if you would like to attend

  1. Please use EventBrite to book onto sessions while we are still operating on a track and trace basis
  2. Face masks must be worn in Founders unless actually fencing
  3. We apologise we can’t allow parents or guardians to wait or spectate at Founders (During Covid 19 Restrictions)*only those parents that require to pay for kit leasing
  4. Bath Sword Club Normal Operating procedure & Risk Assessment found in the Covid Section of our website.
Links for booking can be found by searching for Bath Sword Cub on Eventbrite 

Bath University Covid Assessments and Procedures

The Covid risk assessments and procedures produced by Bath University have been added to our web site here 

Bath Sword Club, established in 1948 has been a part of the local community for the last 70 years. The club encourages fencers of all abilities and ambitions, and prides itself on its inclusive and friendly atmosphere.  We enjoy fencing and promoting all 3 weapons and have a senior club member as a mentor in each weapon to help new members participate in club nights and competitions as they likeCoaching is provided by professional, qualified coaches.

Bath Sword Club is a Community Amateur Sports Club (CASC) run by a Committee of volunteers.  We employ highly qualified professional coaches catering for all levels, from  beginners to potential Olympians and from juniors beginning their journey in fencing to veteran fencers (some of whom are also beginning their journey into fencing!).  Our youngest member is 8 and our oldest member still regularly competing is in his 70s.

Our club members have a wide range of ability, from those just beginning fencing to those competing at international and world championship level. All are welcome and catered for, fencing is a fantastic sport to engage children and adults alike.  Our motto is 


The club has a tradition of hosting innovative events for the fencing community – the populur Excalibur competition – an annual inter -county competition.  Hosting BYC events and this this year introducing a junior Excalibur competition the UK’s only inter-county competition for juniors. 


We link with all sorts of organisations to provide programs to include more fencers at a grass roots level and to progress more experienced fencers to be the best they can be…

British Fencing Talent Development
British Veterans Fencing Association
Sport England Active Lives
Team Bath Talent Development Centre
South West Fencing
South West Fencing Regional Hub