21/04/2021- Member


The fencing community is invited to attend online the funeral of the late Keith Smith MBE, former President and Vice-President of British Fencing.

As previously announced, Keith Smith MBE passed away on 4th April 2021 after a long illness with cancer.

His funeral at St. Bernards Church, Lingfield, will be a private service by invitation only, but everyone is welcome to take part by viewing the live stream at 1.30pm on Tuesday 4th May 2021. The link is here (click on live stream) and will be available to view for several weeks following.

Whitgift School will be hosting a memorial for Keith. It will be the chance for everyone who knew Keith to show their last respects and will be in the Croydon Minster, later in the year. Please see the school website for further updates here.

Donations in memory of Keith will be to The Whitgift Benevolent Society and can be made on this just giving page or using a form on their website.

On behalf of the fencing family, in Great Britain and across the world, we extend our deepest sympathies to Keith’s family at this time. A full obituary will follow.

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