Mark P. Donnelly is a multi-award winning author, historian, screenwriter, and television producer as well as internationally-renowned duelist, swashbuckler, and constant gentleman. In addition to authoring 20 books currently in print, Mark P. Donnelly has scripted and produced broadcast television for Discovery, History Channel, PBS, BBC, National Geographic, Biography, A&E, etc. He is also a Professore di Armes in various forms of historical combat and western martial arts.
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Presented by
The New York Nineteenth Century Society

Sponsored by
Painless Parker
and Professor Fumolatro
Saturday and Sunday, July 23-24, 2011
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
34 West 28th Street
Fifth Floor
New York, NY 10001

Learn to fight like Sherlock Holmes! London's Bartitsu Club was all the rage in 1899, but only recently has this lost martial art been rediscovered. Learn the "gentlemanly art of self-defense" at workshops taught by Professor Mark Donnelly, a world-renowned expert on historical combat.

Be part of history at Bartitsu's NYC debut!
  • Learn to use a walking stick, parasol, jacket, and other accessories for protection
  • No martial arts experience required.
  • A study in self-defense and in history.

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