Thread: The Bartitsu School of Arms 2013
2/09/2013 9:20am, #1
The Bartitsu School of Arms 2013
It's not 100% confirmed, but looking very likely that the third annual Bartitsu School of Arms and Physical Culture will be held at the Beamish Living History Museum near Newcastle, UK during mid-September.
The museum includes a full, working reconstruction of a town high street circa 1900:
... complete with tramcars and folks pedaling around on penny farthing bicycles, etc.
If it goes ahead at this location, the School of Arms will probably feature a half-day tour of the museum on Friday, followed by two full days of Bartitsu cross-training with a small international team of instructors, including a buffet meal, socializing and lectures in an authentic Edwardian-era pub on Saturday night.
More as it comes to hand ...
2/09/2013 9:35am, #2
I am all over this like white on rice.
What do I need to subscribe to to get updates?
2/09/2013 9:54am, #3
We're nutting out the details on the Bartitsu Forum YahooGroup - http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/Bartitsu_Forum/ . The event will be widely promoted when it's 100% confirmed (I'm guessing in about one month), but you'd be welcome to join the Forum in the meantime.
2/09/2013 10:22am, #4
Looks like it would be a fabulous time.
2/09/2013 10:45am, #5
I hope so. We try to build "added value" in to the School of Arms events, in keeping with the funky old-world Bartitsu vibe. The first conference was held in a Victorian warehouse in London and included a visit to the site of Barton-Wright's original club and a meal at the Sherlock Holmes restaurant. Last year's SoA was held at the 19th-century styled Forteza gym in Chicago and included a visit to the historic Hegeler-Carus mansion gymnasium in La Salle, IL.
2/09/2013 3:53pm, #6
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- Nov 2011
I would love to go to this. Will you post in this thread with details about booking etc?
Edited out a question that you had already answered.
2/09/2013 5:30pm, #7
Yes, I'll update here.
2/22/2013 2:44am, #8
The 2013 School of Arms is confirmed; for all details, including video and a link to the online registration form, see http://www.bartitsu.org/index.php/ab...h-museum-2013/.
2/22/2013 9:14am, #9
2/22/2013 11:08am, #10