Newsletter No138

It’s with much regret, I have to report the death of the President of the Bowmen of Ardleigh, Tom Hall, on 26th November 2023, at the age of 98 Tom was our last remaining Founder Member from the first days of our Club in the early 1950s.  Together with his brother Jack and others, Tom had been looking […]

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Newsletter No137

Our Annual Field Championships took place on Sunday 22nd October 2023.  The day was, again, very pleasant with lots of sunshine.  We really have been lucky with the weather on all of our Championship days this year and the photographs below show this quite well.  The results sheet for the shoot is on a separate

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Newsletter No136

Chris Phillips, assisted by other members, put on a “Zombie Shoot” using some display mannequins he happened upon in his travels.  Suitably dressed and with applied gore and ultra-violet lighting, those present shot arrows at them with some degree of glee.  Definitely something different.  Food was available, together with various prizes and our thanks go

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newsletter No135

We’ve gained quite a few new members over the past few months and we give them all our good wishes for their future.  To the left is one of them, Sienna, demonstrating a most excellent style.  This young lady is quite single-minded with her Archery and will do very well if she can devote the

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newsletter No134

Some scenes from our shoots are shown below, including “Maid Marian”.  Chris does seem to enjoy dressing up, which causes ne to have some concerns from time to time!  Also seen for the first time is a turkey shooting.  That’s a first, as I’ve never seen a bird like that shooting a bow.  Ken only

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I’ll begin with an item a little out of order but just a touch momentous in the history of Ardleigh.  We have achieved our 100th member.  Ella had her first session with us on Sunday 17th July 2022 Ella had tried Archery a couple of times before while on holiday, as many do.  As also

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