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The Period Fencers Guild is a sparring and training group with a focus on Western Martial Arts.


The Period Fencers Guild consists of skilled Western Martial Artists with a background in historical swordplay, from Roman through to Victorian.


Each combatant has a specialist period but can cover a majority of styles through the ages. most of the combatants have various fencing or sword-fighting awards, attend regular seminars and developmental workshops to hone their skills and most hold stage combat certficates.


The Period Fencers Guild meet on Thursday evenings in Birmingham to train in a variety of styles and training is open to the public. if you are interested in learning Western Martial Arts or any form of historical swordplay, feel free to get in touch via the contact page.

The Period Fencers Guild

Mark's Top 10 Western Martial Arts/Sword-play movies...


The Princess Bride


The Duellists

Le Bossu

The Three Musketeers

The Four Musketeers

By The Sword



Kingdom of Heaven (Director's Cut) 

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