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Indian Clubs in Dr. Who !

The Indian Club (, was a popular exercise tool during the nineteenth century. It was usually swung in various dynamic, often complicated routines making extra work for the muscles and improving physical coordination. They also proved useful weapons for the suffragette Bodyguard (and who thought Victorian ladies and gentleman were just a lot of ‘lah-dee-dah’ toffs?). Here, they feature in Dr. Who episode, The Crimson Horror ( Picture courtesy of the Bartitsu Society (

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Posted by on June 5, 2013 in Images and films


Bartitsu Club; IOW Photo Shoot

A small selection of photo’s from the first of two photo shoots by Stewart Gibbs Photography taken at Havenstreet Steam Railway. Stewart Gibbs Photography can be found at:, and Havenstreet Railway can be found at:

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Posted by on May 21, 2013 in Images and films


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