Sensei Tony Sargeant 50 Years in Aikido

Celebration Seminar

Please join us for this special anniversary honouring Sensei Sargeant and his lifetime of studying Aikido.

The celebration day will be shared with guest instructors (see below) as well as talks given by past students and friends.

There is also a social event planned, following the seminar at Browns in Cambridge.

Click here to download registration and information form 

Training Fees are £25 for the day
Non-training visitors are welcome for free


The schedule overview is as follows:

09:30 – 10:00 – Registration

10:00 – 10:15 – Welcome from Sensei Sargeant

10:15 – 10:30 – Warms/Stretching

10:30 – 11:00 – Sensei Vincent Sumpter (Taijutsu)

11:00 – 11:30 – Sensei John Garmston (Bukiwaza: Kumi-jo)

11:30 – 11:45 – BREAK with talk given by Sensei Pete Reynolds

11:45 – 12:15 – Sensei Jenny Ousey (Taijutsu)

12:15 – 12:45 – Sensei Richard Small (Taijutsu & Jo)

12:45 – 13:00 – BREAK with talk given by Sensei Michael Creaney

13:00 – 14:00 – LUNCH

14:00 – 14:30 – Sensei Richard Thomson (Taijutsu)

14:30 – 15:00 – Sensei Andy Channer (Bukiwaza: Tanto)

15:00 – 15:15 – BREAK with celebration messages

15:15 – 15:45 – Sensei Ray Brown (Taijutsu)

15:45 – 16:30 – Sensei Tony Sargeant – Aiki Demonstrations

16:30 – 17:00 – Concluding remarks and ‘Kampai’ and celebratory keepsake

 (Please remember to bring your ken and jo and valid insurance if training. Insurance can be issued on the day. Teaching slots may be subject to change)


And evening gathering is being planned so check back for updates. If you are registered then you will be notified automatically.



The celebration location:

The event is being held at

Storeys Field Centre,

Eddington Avenue,




There is no parking at the Venue but parking is free of charge at the Madingley Road Park & Ride carpark a short (5 minute walk) distance from the venue: (shows walk from Park & Ride to Seminar Venue)

Light refreshments will be available as well as ample seating. Across the road from the venue there is a Sainsbury supermarket if you need to buy food and snacks.

If you are planning on staying in Cambridge then please use standard internet search/services to assist with finding the best deal. Sadly Cambridge is a popular and expensive location.

Evening Meal at Browns in Cambridge:

Time: 19:00 – 10:30

Location: Browns Restaurant, 23 Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1QA


We are continuing the to celebrate Sensei Sargeant’s ’50 Years in Aikido’ with an evening meal at Browns. The numbers are limited so if you wish to join us then please select this on the registration form before sending to You will need to pay in advance and by the 28th August to ensure we have secured your reservation at the restaurant.

Drinks can be ordered and paid for separately at Browns, where there is a well stocked bar.

Parking on the street is possible but metered until 18:30 and then is free of charge. Alternatively you could use the Grand Arcade car park followed by a short walk. Please use Google Maps, etc. to assist with the location and walking routes.

Payment Details: There is an additional service charge of 10% which will need to be added to the price of  your menu choice (see below) prior to making payment to:

Bank: HSBC

Account Name: Jane S K Holland

Sort Code: 40-25-22

Account Number: 81058452

Please add your name and ’50 Years’ in the Reference field to help with the reconciliation.