Here is posted our latest news and other interesting items associated with the club

Colchester & District Fencing Club (CADS)


November 2016

Congratulations to Myles who won the  Tendring adult Sports Personality Award
Congratulations (again) to Myles who won Sport Colchester's U18 Sports personality of the Year Award and News page reinstated

December 2016
Club members meet for a Christmas meal
January 2017
The club's junior do well at the Eastern Region Youth Championships​
February 2017
New website taking shape
March 2017
New website published - Thank you for your assistance Mark W

May 2017

Junior members parents try the sport for themselves. In total eleven junior members parents experienced the sport for themselves on a hot may afternoon. They were introduced to the three fencing weapons and then tried their hand at foil.​

June 2017

Congratulations Wayne and Heather on the birth of your first child

July 2017
Congratulations Lex (foil) and Myles (epee) on winning the Leon Paul U15 International

September 2017

Essex Open held at the University of Essex. Thank you all for your support. We wold like to thank -

Leon Paul, Nick Murphy, Steve Hyman, Mal, The referees, the competitors and all our friends, parents and club members

for supporting the 2017 events.

Saturday Club resumes following the summer break

Adult beginner course will commence at the end of the month. Email via the website to be included in the circulation list. 

October 2017

Adult beginners - Our adult beginners have now completed their introduction to the sport following a five week course. They are now signing up to join the club as regular members

November 2017

Congratulations to Myles who was runner up in the Tendring Sports Awards.

Congratulations to Lex, Myles and Rory who all received Certificates of Commendation in the Colchester Sports Awards

February 2018

Club T Shirts and the like are now available to order direct from the supplier. Just visit -

Mark Timmins passes BFA Level six sabre meaning he has now passed level six in all three weapons. On passing mark was presented with the club's master of Arms certificate. The presentation was made to him at the club by his first coach Tina Staples and current coach Lyndon N Taylor - well done Mark!