These are links to historical European martial arts (HEMA) related forums and websites the DDS
know to be of interest. Visit our fencing groups
resource to find links to practising HEMA
Living History Forum
A UK-based historical and re-enactment forum with lots of useful historical resources and good events listings which include HEMA
events as well as re-enactment and historical events.
Schola Gladitoria Forum
The biggest European and most active UK HEMA
discussion forum packed with helpful members, good events listings and a very useful section for online treatise resources.
Sword Forum International
The biggest historical martial arts and weaponry forum and online magazine with discussions, events, articles and treatise/book reviews from all over the world. This forum also has a classified section.
The Kelvingrove in Glasgow, Scotland, has a modest but respectable arms and armour section which the Royal Armoury in Leeds helped to set up. Residents of tne UK can visit the Museum's reserve collection by arrangement and this is something the DDS
Historical European Martial Arts Coalition - www.hemac.orgInternational
This list is correct to the best of our knowledge but if you know of a link you would like to see here or that any of the information is out of date, please contact us.
HEMAC is a non-hierarchical, round-table organisation, consisting of individual researchers and martial artists from many groups across Europe. It was created to encourage close working relationships between the various members and create a sense of HEMA
community in Europe.
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