Clash of the Titans, Tom Fleming Centre, Friday, 09. August 2019

Be part of this once-in-a-lifetime event in the historic surroundings of the Edinburgh Stewart's Melville School in the heart of the city.
Join these titans of GB fencing, including Richard Kruse, in this unique exhibition match and gala dinner.
Funds from the event will go to supporting the GB Men's Foil Team on their road to Tokyo Olympics 2020 and Salle Holyrood, a community fencing club led by Keith Cook and Sean Walton, to support their ambitions to expand their reach in the community.
Enjoy the skills of some of British Fencing's most iconic men's foilists, a year to the day from the start of the Tokyo Olympics as they battle it out for supremacy: 
Richard Kruse - Former World Number 1. World Championship individual silver medallist and a total of 9 Senior World Cup snd 8 Grand Prix medals to his name (9 of them gold). Competed in 5 Olympics!
James-Andrew Davis - Highest world ranking, No 6. Winner of 3 Senior World Cup medals and current GB Senior Champion and former European Champion. Competed in 2 Olympics.
Marcus Mempsted - Last 8 at Bonn Senior World Cup in 2018. Silver medallist at Modling Junior International and winner of Burgsteinfurt Cadet World Cup, 2007. Competed in Rio Olympics. 
Ben Peggs -  Silver medallist at 2019 Senior Championships and current Commonwealth Champion.
Keith Cook - Winner of the Amsterdam Satellite, 7 times Commonwealth medallist, European Team Bronze medallist and former British Champion.
Dominic de Almeida - Current U23 British Champion. Last 8 at the Eden Cup Junior Internationl and current No 1 GB Junior.

There are several ticket options for a variety of ages and budgets.
Gallery: gala match only, standing space for ages 8+    £15 per person
Gala Event: pre-dinner drink, gala match, 3 course meal + tea/coffe/tablet, post-dinner entertainment & fundraising fun. Over 18's only.   £85 per person
Gala Event VIP: Event goodie-bag including signed merchandise, pre-match drinks with the athletes, front row seats for the gala match, 3 course meal followed by tea/coffee/tablet, post-dinner entertainment & fundraising fun. Over 18's only.    £120 per person


Schedule
6pm Arrival drinks for Gala event ticket holders. 
There will be a waiting area for Gallery ticketholders with event merchandise on sale
6.30pm Guests seated. Let battle commence!
8pm  3 course meal
10pm Fundraising activities/bar will remain open until 11.45pm
12midnight Carriages

FAQs
 Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
You must be at least 18 to attend the dinner but children aged 8-17 can watch the fencing match with a gallery ticket provided they are accompanied by a ticket-holding *****.
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Several buses stop outside ESMS (check lothianbuses.com) and it is a short walk/taxi journey from waverley and haymarket train stations.  There is parking in the grounds of the school - enter via Ravelston Terrace
What can I bring into the event?
Please do not bring any alcohol in to the venue. 
When do ticket sales end?
Ticket sales end at 11.30pm on 1st August to enable us to finalise our numbers with the caterers.
 

Friday, 09. August 2019, Tom Fleming Centre, Clash of the Titans

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