Fencing Clubs in the North West of England

Gill Prideaux

Gill Prideaux, of Trafford Sword Club, has just informed me that Professor Geoff Hawkesworth has died. His funeral will take place on Thursday  14th November at 2.30pm at Dukinfield crematorium with refreshments at  The Lowes Arms in Denton afterwards.

Gill is going to produce an obituary.

Trafford Sword Club welcomes everyone from 8yrs to 88yrs to their Fencing Salle whether you are a beginner wishing to learn the sport or a fencer who wants to return after an absence or perhaps you are a fencer looking for a second club you are assured of a warm welcome.

A junior beginner's course takes place every October. This course runs for six weeks and each session lasts for one and a half hours. Juniors are accepted from the age of 8 years.

Senior Beginners evening take place the last Tuesday in every month between January and September, these consist of a 45 minute introductory lesson for the first week and a 20 minute lesson followed by fencing bouts in following weeks.