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    Macdonald Armoury Swordsmanship

    Workshop
  • When
    26 August 11:00 - 13:00
  • Duart Castle welcomes back Paul from Macdonald Academy of Arms. For just one date this Summer, the Macdonald Academy of Arms will be coming to Duart to offer demonstrations of traditional swordsmanship.

    Since 1998, sword maker and master-at-arms Maestro Paul Macdonald has been making high-quality reproductions of edged weaponry for historical fencers, collectors, museums and theatre companies. Paul is also a historical fencing master and teachse various forms of traditional European swordsmanship and combative Arts.

    Soldiers were garrisoned at Duart Castle and would have had swords like this as part of their armoury. Demonstrations are educational, entertaining and visually spectacular as the clash of steel captivates audiences of all ages.

    Catch a glimpse of their sport here: https://youtu.be/F8TRPj_6fnw