Come along and try your hand, for FREE……
For the fencing taster session, ages 5+ (no upper age limit).
To come along to Orkney Fencing Club ages 10+.
And if that gets you in the spirit, come along to our evening show:
THE FENCER (PG)
Golden Globe-nominated and Finland’s entry for the Academy Awards 2016, Klaus Härö’s THE FENCER is a touching drama about Endel Nelis, a young man who arrives in Haapsalu, Estonia, in the early 1950s. Having left Leningrad to escape the secret police, he finds work as a teacher and founds a sports club for his students. Endel becomes a father figure to his students and starts teaching them his great passion – fencing, which causes a conflict with the school’s principal. Envious, the principal starts investigating Endel’s background…
★★★★ TIMES “A pleasure to watch..Gorgeous cinematography”
★★★★ EVENING STANDARD “Touching, beautiful Estonian drama”
★★★★ TOTAL FILM “Acutely acted. The Fencer strikes home”
★★★★ TIME OUT “Beautiful…Packed with genuine tension”
★★★★ HUFFINGTON POST “Captivating and enthralling”
★★★★ THE UPCOMING “Director Klaus Haro cannot be faulted”