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London Boroughs with shading

The City of London and 32 Boroughs comprise England Fencing – London Region

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the London Region of England Fencing will be held on Thursday, 20th November 2014 at 6:30pm at The Finlay Room, The Lansdowne Club, 9 Fitzmaurice Place, London W1J 5JD

The Meeting will be held for the following purposes:

  1. To consider the Minutes of the previous AGM held on 12th November 2013;
  2. To receive the Report from the Chairman;
  3. To receive the Accounts of the Region for the financial periods ended on 30th June 2013 and 2014;
  4. To elect those Elected Officers and Members of the Committee to replace those who retire; and
  5. To deal with any other business (AOB).

For information, the London Region is defined as the City of London and the area covered by the 32 Boroughs represented on the London Assembly.

Who May Attend All fencers, coaches and others involved in, or otherwise interested in, Fencing in the London Region are welcome to attend the AGM.

However, the only persons entitled to vote and, unless invited by the Chairman, to speak at the Meeting are those individual members of British Fencing who are affiliated to the Region and who are at least 18 years old at the time of the Meeting. A Member is also required to have been a member of British Fencing for at least three months prior to the Meeting.

RSVP Please let the secretary, Caroline Woollard whose details are below, know if you intend to attend. Refreshments will be available after the meeting for all those attending.

Committee Members and Elected Officers If you would like to stand as a member of the Committee or an Elected Officer, you must provide the Secretary, Caroline Woollard, with a written notice of your intention to do so by no later than Friday, 14th November 2014. A properly addressed email is treated as written notice for these purposes.

Proxy Votes If you wish to vote at the AGM by proxy, you must use the London Region 2014 AGM Form of Proxy which is available on the London Region Website www.londonregionfencing.org.uk and it must be received by the secretary not less than 48 hours before the meeting.

Accounts: copies of the accounts to be considered by the Meeting are available from the Secretary upon request

Constitution Please note that the AGM and the election of Committee members and Elected Officers are subject to the provisions of the Constitution, a copy of which is also available on the London Region Web site.

Signed: Caroline Woollard, Secretary London Region


Information for The Lansdowne: When arriving at The Lansdowne Club, the main reception will direct you to the Finlay Room which is on the 3rd floor. Please note that the Club has a dress code full details of which can be found on its website; this requires men to wear a jacket and for ladies to be similarly appropriately dressed. Although this may not be strictly enforced, jeans, trainers and sweatshirts are not advisable

After the formal business of the Meeting has been completed, which is not expected to take very long, we intend to have an open discussion on any topic which is relevant to Fencing in the London Region.

We hope you will be able to join us.

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Pre – Season Training Camp 26th – 28th August 2014



With the first BSC competitions of the season taking place on 30th and 31st August many fencers will be keen to prepare.

London Region are running a Pre-season Training Camp at the Leon Paul Fencing Centre in Hendon London to cater for this.

The Camp has esteemed foil fencers and coaches Ben Peggs and Leo Suarez.

Please note that the sabre camp has been cancelled. Neil Hutchison and sparring partners will be available Tuesday afternoon.

The Camp includes refereeing for fencers, a weapons check and an Armoury course for Parents and Carers.

More info here


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London Region Treasurer

Treasurer’s Role Vacant

Role Description

London Region is  looking to fill the role of Treasurer on the London Region Committee. This is an important post and preferably will be filled by someone from the fencing community but this is not a pre-requisite.  It is not necessary to have an accounting or financial background but it would be clearly helpful. This is not a full time role by any means; a description is set out below. There are approximately five committee meetings each year which it is hoped the Treasurer could attend; the busiest time is around the three or so Competitions organised by the Region.

Role of Treasurer


Games Makers/Volunteers Required

England Fencing London Region (EFLR) is tasked with providing competitions and training for the City of London and the 32 London Boroughs.

We are looking for community minded people, such as the Olympic Games Makers,  to build up its skills bank by recruiting volunteers to fill various roles at the competitions we run during the course of the year. We are seeking (in no particular order):

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London Winton Cadet Team takes 3rd Place

The London Team with Team Captain Annaick Dulac far right

The London Team with Team Captain Annaick Dulac far right

“Well done to our champions who came 3rd out of 11 regions at this year’s Winton Cadet! 

“An amazing week-end of fencing!”
“A brilliant team effort in the most friendly environment we could hope!!”
Quotes from Team Captain Annaick Dulac on her way back from the annual competition in Somerset!
More pictures and detailed results to come…. 

City University Launches University Fencing Programme

City University London have decided to sponsor a new programme for the development of fencing in all London universities which is open to foil fencers of all nationalities.

Former Olympic fencers, Ziemek Wojciechowski and Pierre Harper will lead the coaching and will deliver their sessions every Tuesday morning from 10am until 1pm starting in September.  The annual fee is just £60. More…


Video Refereeing and Level 1 & 2 Refereeing award

A level 1 & 2 refereeing training course with video analysis from the 2012 Olympics and other major events, is being held in the Meeting Room, LPJS Dockside London E16 2RD on Sat 29 June 2103 from 4-6.30pm
Cost is £10. Please book and pay through British Fencing.
If you ref on Saturday or Sunday the course is free. Register with Linda Strachan direct for refereeing