Indoor awards May 14th
Sunday May 14th after the morning shoot (so around 12:30pm) we will present the awards for the past indoor season. We’ll have some drink and food on the field (weather permitting).
County Archers Required!
Message from the County Team Managers:
“We are asking for availability of any archers for the next intercounty. The Ivy Keating, our annual tournament against Northants at Pepperstock`s ground on 21st May.
It will be 10.30 assembly shooting a short metric round with all the junior rounds available. We particularly need the juniors.It will be 10.30 assembly shooting a short metric round with all the junior rounds available. We particularly need the juniors.”
If you would like me to put your name forward, please let me know.
We will be holding regular coaching sessions. You will need to book sessions using the booking system which can be found here. You will need to click Book Appointment > Monday Coaching > Club Coach. You can then choose a session for this month or switch to a different month with the arrow keys.
You will need to enter your name and email address. The other fields are optional but would be good to have.
Netherhall Archers Friendly Portsmouth Competition
Are you looking to start the new year off with a fun and friendly competition? Then we have good news!
We’re being hosted by Netherhall Archers on Saturday 28th January for a friendly Portsmouth competition.
Session time is 10:00 – 13:00 (arrive from 9.30) at Netherhall School Sports Centre, Queen Edith’s Way, Cambridge CB1 8NN
If you’d like to join the team, please email [email protected]
2023 Taster Sessions and Beginners Courses
Are you interested in trying archery this year?
Join us for a taster session to give it a try, or jump straight into a Beginner’s Course and start your archery journey.
We have the following sessions confirmed for the first part of our outdoor season:
Taster Sessions: 25th March 2023
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
13:00 pm – 15:00 pm
Price: £10 per person
We will supply all the archery equipment including bows and arrows. All you need to bring is closed footwear (we can’t allow you to shoot in flip-flops, sandals or other shoes with open toes), suitable clothing (no bulky jackets and or any sweaters that can catch on the string), good spirits and some small change: These sessions are payable on the day – no need to book.
Beginner’s Courses: 22nd April 2023 and 13th May 2023
09:00 am – 17:00 pm
These are one-day courses, after which you will be eligible to shoot at any archery club you wish to join (we hope you pick us!). We supply all the equipment you will need, but you must book a place on these courses so we can adequately prepare for you.
Price £60 per person
Children are welcome over 8 years of age and children under 15 must be accompanied by a participating adult.
All courses are held at our outdoor range in Offord D’Arcy:
If you would like to attend any of these sessions, please email [email protected] for full details.
Our new indoor shooting range
We’ve moved to Grafham Water: Shoots begin Sunday 8th January
Shooting begins at our new indoor range at Grafham Water from Sunday 8th January 2023. The address is:
Grafham Water Centre,
To get to Grafham Water centre, make sure you come into the village of Perry, following signs t Grafham Water. Opposite the Wheatsheaf pub, take the turning for Chichester Way. Take the next right to Ridgeway and continue to the bottom of the road. Drive through the white gates and turn right to the Centre.
Session times are as follows:
Sunday (8th Jan onwards)
Arrive 10.00 for 10.30 sighters.
Session ends at 13.00
Monday (9th Jan onwards)
Arrive 6pm for 6.30 sighters.
Session ends at 9pm
Remember, we still have full 24/7 access to the field at Offord D’Arcy!
We have also added a new outdoor club shoot: A frostbite
Saturday (7th Jan onwards)
Arrive 9.30 for a 10am start
We know this is a change, and thank you for bearing with us while we do our very best to keep shooting during this transition.
Beginner’s Course 17th September
St Neots Bowmen will be holding our last Beginner’s Course for 2022 on Saturday 17th September.
Our one-day courses run between 09:30 – 17:00 at our outdoor range in Offord D’Arcy. See here for the location of the field.
Attendance is £60 per person and upon completion of the course, you’ll gain a certificate enabling you to join St Neots Bowmen or any other AGB registered club.
Couples, families (children 8 years and up) and small groups are welcome.
Please email [email protected] to book your place.
Club Champs and Social now 21st August 2022
The club champs have been reorganised for 21st August 2022. We’ll be shooting a Windsor and at lunchtime we’ll be holding a social on the field with some food.
So even if you can’t make the champs, we hope you’ll join us for a bite to eat.
With the weather being so hot, and the Government advice to avoid fires, rather than firing up BBQ, we’ll be setting up a picnic – please feel free to bring your signature dish!
The club champs will kick off at the usual Sunday shoot start time, and if you’d like to join us for lunch, aim to arrive from noon.
See you there!
Beginners’ course 17/9/22
We are organising the last beginners course of the 2022 outdoor season on Saturday September 17th. This is a one-day course (9:30 – 16:30) in which you are tought archery basics that allow you to join an archery club and shoot alongside others. For more information visit our try-archery page.
Club social (BBQ & Indoor Awards) – Sunday 24th April
This Sunday we’d like to take the opportunity to welcome everyone to a social event after the club shoot at the outdoor range.
We’ll start at noon, directly after the club shoot and we’ll do a BBQ and provide some drinks. Don’t worry – attending the club shoot is not mandatory, so feel free just to pop down to the field for an afternoon catch up with like minded individuals.
If you’d like to join us, please confirm by clicking ‘Going’ to the Facebook invite. And if you have any dietary requirements, please DM me (Stacey) and I’ll make sure you’re also catered for!
We’ll also be taking this opportunity to hand out club awards for the indoor season. I’m really looking forward to seeing you there!