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Guildford International 2021

BVF is pleased to announce that the postponed Guildford International is now provisionally scheduled for 31 July - 1 August 2021, subject to Covid and any related restrictions or guidelines.

This event will be a qualifying GB event and an EVF Circuit event for 6 weapons. Please mark this week-end in your diary and keep alert for further announcements.

We look forward to welcoming you to Guildford in July.

Thank you Gillian!

At this year's AGM Gillian Aghajan stood down as Chairman after six years in the Chair and four more before that as Committee member

Gillian has always carried out her duties as Chair with enthusiasm and grace and she will be much missed in this role.

Carl Morris has now taken on Chairmanship of BVF and at the AGM expressed sincere thanks on behalf of the Committee and the membership to Gillian.

Good luck for the future Gillian!

AGM 2020

The AGM took place on Saturday 7 November via Zoom. It was well attended with 130 members participating and very well received.

The following Committee members were elected:


  • Carl Morris


  • Nicola Hull


  • Paul Baillache

International Fencing Officer

  • Kola Ayanwale

Domestic Fencing Officer

  • Lindsay Watkiss

Membership Secretary

  • Lucy Wright

Elected Members

  • Beth Davidson
  • Nick Fihosy
  • Graham Paul

Contact details for all the Committee can be found on the Contacts Page.


Read all the latest news from BVF in the Autumn Newsletter


The World Championships has now been cancelled. Selection criteria for the 2021 season will be announced in due course.

BVF Championships



Mens Champion-at-Arms: Alexander Ellison

Womens Champion-at-Arms: Caron Hale

BVF Committee meetings

The next meeting date will be announced shortly.

If you have any matters that you wish the committee to consider please email Nicola Hull

The minutes of meetings can be found on the Committee page.

Competition Organisers

If you are running a competition with veterans among the entries, then you have the option to check that the veterans belong to BVF (British Veterans Fencing).

Prepare a list of BF numbers from the entry and click on this button:

Other Veterans Events

See the panel in the Home Page for veterans events around the world


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