The Bedford Open Epee Tournament 11th October 2015 Bedford Fencing Club Bedford Fencing Club

Andrew Brown

Telephone Number: 
01832 293339


Andrew took over the Treasurer's post in 2012 providing bookkeeping, accounting and reporting services to the Club.



Andrew started fencing at a beginners' course at Wellesbourne Sword Club in High Wycombe when he was 18. He stayed at the club over 40 years and was Club Chairman for 16.


Fencing Epee competitively he keeps a record of his competitions in notebooks carried with him.

He joined the National Veterans Association when he was 45 years old and has fenced in many countries including Germany, Luxembourg, France and USA.

Andrew fenced at various times in the GB team in matches against Germany and in 2010 he fenced in the Four Nations match fencing for England.


Andrew also fenced for Scotland in the Cetltic Challenge in Cornwall in the same year as well as the GB team against Germany in Durham. He qualified for Scotland  (because his ancestors came from Auchterader in the Highlands where they were farmers) and won a Silver Medal. He has fenced in several Cetic Challenge competitions.

Andrew also fences at Huntingdonshire Fencing Club. He is also webmaster for  Cambridge County Fencing.


In 2015 he  married Silvia our Secretary.


The role of Treasurer is to ensure that the club will operate the bank account, pay bills promptly and maintain the set of accounts.


The Treasurer maintains the books,  a time consuming job as many members pay by monthly standing order and each transaction must be recorded, however the use of appropriate software makes this easier. He also prepares financial statements for the quarterly committee meetings and for the AGM.