Albion Cup 2020

The UK's largest Historical Fencing Tournament

Saturday June 27th – Sunday June 28th 2020
Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre

Ticket Quantity
£37.00 + £2.90 fees
And a maximum of three fencing tournaments, plus cutting competition
Free + £0.00 fees
Women's Longsword
£20.00 + £1.84 fees
Women's longsword tournament.
Open Sword & Buckler
£20.00 + £1.84 fees
Sidesword or arming sword.
Women's Sword & Buckler
£20.00 + £1.84 fees
Sidesword or arming sword.
Open Sabre
£20.00 + £1.84 fees
Open Rapier & Dagger
£20.00 + £1.84 fees
Open Test Cutting
£30.00 + £2.46 fees
Cutting longsword will be provided
Open Longsword League A
£20.00 + £1.84 fees
Medallists of large (20+) open competitions. Entrants cannot enter Longsword B.
Open Longsword League B
£20.00 + £1.84 fees
Open longsword tournament. Entrants cannot enter Longsword A.

Prices in GBP - UK Pound Sterling
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The Albion Cup 2020 is a multi-discipline tournament event held at Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre on the 27 & 28 June 2020.



This year we will be running 8 competitions:

  • Open Longsword league A: for fencers who have won medals in reasonably large (20+ participants) open longsword tournaments, excluding beginner and internal club competitions. We kindly ask Open Longsword League A participants to help us run Open Longsword League B.
  •  Open Longsword league B: open longsword tournament
  • Women’s longsword
  • Open sword & buckler
  • Women’s sword and buckler
  • Open Rapier and dagger
  • Open Sabre
  • Cutting with longsword – tatami mats and sharp sword will be provided.

One can register for 3 fencing competitions maximum (i.e. cutting doesn’t count towards the limit). Cutting sword will be provided, all other tournaments are held on a bring your own weapon basis.

Tournament Rules

Cutting Tournament Rules

Equipment Requirements


Meals and refreshments:
  • There is a cafe on site providing meals, drinks and snacks
  • An evening barbeque on Saturday night is included in registration
  • Breakfast is included for those booking accommodation on site.



On site accommodation is available at the venue in single, twin or triple configurations. All room bookings include breakfast the following morning.

Details to book accommodation will be sent in your confirmation mail.

There are only limited rooms available so please book early to ensure your space.

We have a number of rooms reserved within the Bisham Sports Academy to allow people to stay on site.

All rooms include Breakfast

Room prices 

  • Single Room (£62 per night)
  • Double room (£80 per night)
  • Twin room (£80 per night)
  • Triple room (£95 per night) - please note with the triples the third bed will be a z bed


Cost to attend: 

• ONLY volunteering as an official, without participating in any tournaments – FREE of charge.

  • Registration - £37
  • Fencing Tournaments (maximum of three) - £20 each
  • Cutting tournament – separate charge of £30


  • Volunteers for a single tournament receive a £10 discount - use the code VOLUNTEER, those volunteering for two or more tournaments receive a £20 discount - use the code VOLUNTEERPLUS.
  • Please select which tournaments you are able to volunteer for when signing up
    • Note: You can not volunteer in a tournament you are competing in

Refunds policy: no refund, places are transferable.

Disclaimer: By registering you agree to the following statement:

“I understand that whilst every care will be taken to give safe instruction, I accept full responsibility and consider myself fit to participate. I have answered all questions correctly and all medical and health considerations are noted below.”

Data Protection & GDPR: By registering you agree to our Data Protection and GDPR Statement

HEMA Ratings: By registering you agree to share the data from your matches with HEMA Ratings.

HEMA Scorecard:  By registering you agree to share the data from your matches with HEMA Scorecard



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Starts: Saturday, June 27th 2020 at 8:00am
Ends: Sunday, June 28th 2020 at 7:00pm

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Timezone: Europe/London
Bookings close: June 26th 2020


Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre
Bisham Village
Marlow Road

United Kingdom

Contact details

This event is organized by The School of the Sword.

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Telephone 07794451028
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Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre
Bisham Village
Marlow Road

+44 (0)1628 476911

Located midway between Junction 4 of the M40 and Junction 8/9 of the M4, Bisham Abbey is ideally situated for access from London, Heathrow, Southeast and the Midlands.  The nearest airport is Heathrow a mere 30-minute drive away and the nearest train station is Marlow just a short five minutes away. Alternatively, Maidenhead and High Wycombe have good links to London and are also only 10-15 minutes drive.

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