Members of the Guild provide regular public demonstrations of medieval and Renaissance
combat techniques to visitors at the Higgins Armory Museum. Demonstrations typically are held on
the 1st, 3rd, and (as applicable) the 5th
Saturday of each month. Normally, a demonstration of German longsword
techniques is presented at 1PM, and a variety of weapons forms are
demonstrated at 3PM in the Medieval Master of Arms presentation.
Demonstrations are in the Great Hall of the museum and are free of charge to museum
visitors. In addition, the Guild occasionally provides demonstrations at
Demonstration schedules are subject to change without
so please call the museum on the day of the event to confirm: (508) 853 6015.
Photos of the longsword demo, the rapier demo, and the sword and
buckler demo are on the demonstration photo page.
The page also has links to stills and video clips of demos of a variety of
The Higgins Armory Sword Guild is available for demonstrations
of historical martial arts in a variety of medieval and Renaissance weapons
forms. Please contact the Guild through the Higgins Armory Museum
firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Schedules are subject to change. Group members receive e-mail notification of changes, but guests and visitors should confirm
time and dates before attending with Dr. Jeffrey L. Forgeng at (508) 853-6015
x17 or email@example.com.