Many of you may remember the old Bartitsu society page, which at some point in 2019, had disappeared due to a catastrophic technical failure.

It was a great hub for resources, news and historical articles all focused around the subject of Bartitsu, and when the site went down, it left a void in the Bartitsu community.

The site was a beacon of knowledge and it’s disappearance was one of the main catalysts for the launch of this site, which when building, we built with the hope that one day the Bartitsu Society page will be live again.

Bartitsu Society

Well we have great news, you can now find the Bartitsu Society 2.0 website here:

The Bartitsu Society has an explanation on the new site which we have quoted below.

Welcome back to the Bartitsu Society website!

Since a catastrophic technical failure of the original site in April of 2019, we have been working behind the scenes to recover and restore the site, primarily via the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine.

The restoration process has been laborious but we’ve now recovered and/or reconstructed the great majority of the items posted on between 2008-2019, including all of the significant technical and historical articles.

During the reconstruction the archived posts unavoidably became chronologically disordered. Most of them now begin with a note recording the date when they were originally posted.

We’d also like to draw your attention to the significantly expanded Categories menu. This feature will allow you to quickly and easily locate posts within a wide range of themes, supplementing the ever-useful search box.

This event has highlighted the fragility of electronic media and plans are afoot to produce a third volume of the Bartitsu Compendium, to be made available in printed as well as e-book formats, in order to further preserve the best of the research presented here since the publication of the second volume in 2008.

In the meantime, we hope you enjoy the Bartitsu Society website 2.0!