Battle Heritage is the premier full contact medieval combat club in Great Britain. We even have a branch in South Africa! Formed in 2013 from the core fighters that attended Battle of the Nations 2013 we have a strong record of success at international tournaments from Spain to northern Poland. To date Battle Heritage GB have not attended a tournament without medals or silverware making their luggage heavier.
The club is made up of regional branches:
North – From Birmingham up to the Scottish border with most current members training regularly in Whitwell (near Sheffield), Sandbach (near Crewe) and in Cumbria.
West – Encompassing Wales, Cornwall, Devon and the West Midlands
South – Operating out of the Oriel Acedemy in Feltham the South predominantly cover the London and Surrey area
Wessex – The south coast of England from Salisbury to Dover with weekly training in South Hampton
Battle Heritage is a founding member of the International Medieval Combat Federation (IMCF). This is an umbrella organisation for some 18 nations interested in the sport of full contact medieval combat. The IMCF formed in 2013 on the initiative of 15 member nations wanting to promote and advance the sport further.
There are many tournaments and competitions worldwide, with an annual World Championship event, which first took place in May 2014 in Belmonte, Spain. The 2nd IMCF World Championship was held at Malbork Castle, near Gdansk in Poland, during May of 2015.
Battle Heritage also compete in the Battle of the Nations at their World Championship every year. It has been held in Prague in the Czech Republic in both 2015 and 2016.