Events

The Day of the Warrior

Date: Mon 06 May 2019
Time: 11am - 4pm
Price: Entry by donation

See the amazing sport of Kendo – Japanese fencing in full armour, using techniques descended from those used by Samurai warriors. Demonstrated by the Ichi Byoshi Kendo Club from Aylesbury

  • Meet a Japanese warrior from 500 years ago, find out how they lived.
  • See live techniques of Samurai sword cutting.
  • Hear talks on the history of the Samurai and their weapons.
  • Performances of Taiko Japanese drumming.

Timings of the activities for the day are as follows:

11.30 Traditional Armour and Weapons (introduced with Taiko drumming)

12.00 Kendo

12.30 Samurai swords and training (introduced with Taiko drumming)

1.00 Samurai Foot Soldier’s Armour

1.30 Traditional Armour and Weapons (introduced with Taiko drumming)

2.00 Kendo

2.30 Samurai swords and training (introduced with Taiko drumming)

3.00 Samurai Foot Soldier’s Weaponry