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Welcome to Edinburgh Fencing Club

We welcome fencers of all ages and abilities, from young beginners to grizzled veterans, and from serious competitors to fun club fencers. 
We have fencers and coaches in all three weapons: foil, épée and sabre, and our members are friendly and sociable.

Want to start fencing or returning from a long break?

If you're an experienced fencer, your first session is free, so why not come along and give our club a try?

Club times

Open Sessions

Tuesday 19:00 - 21:45
Thursday 19:00 - 21:45

Footwork is at 19.20 at both sessions, followed by free fencing.
You can also use this time to take a private lesson from one of our coaches.


Cadet beginner and intermediate foil and sabre classes (age 17 and under)

Wednesday 18:00 - 20:00


Kids' Beginner and Intermediate sabre class (ages 10-16)

Thursday 19:00 - 20:30

Find out more about our Children's and cadets' fencing classes


Adult beginner class (age 16+)

Thursday 19:00 - 21:00

Find out more about our Adult beginners' fencing classes



Edinburgh Fencing Club membership is an annual membership that is paid monthly. Alternatively, you can pay a drop-in rate every session

  • Standard rate: £40 per month by standing order
  • Concession rate: £30 per month by standing order (children, students and unwaged)
  • EUFC members rate: £25 per month by standing order (you must be a full member of EUFC to qualify)
  • Drop-in rate: £10 per session

Salle Holyrood club exchange

EFC members can train with Salle Holyrood for free on Mondays at their open session from 7pm. Salle Holyrood members can train with us at EFC for free on Tuesdays.

How fo find us

Edinburgh Fencing Club is based at Thomas of Acquins RC High School in the gym hall.

2-20 Chalmers Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9ES


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