News

Christmas Fun Shoot 17 Dec 2017

In line with tradition at Yuletide (if it’s happened more than once, it’s a tradition) Shipley Bowmen’s meeting next Sunday at Broadbridge Heath Leisure Centre (BBHLC) will be a ‘fun shoot’ with a variety of targets including balloons  ̶  and prizes (chocolate, I’m...

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Club sessions at Broadbridge Heath

Quick reminder of changes to club sessions at Broadbridge Heath Leisure Centre.   BBHLC will be closing at 4,00 pm on Sunday 24th December and on Sunday 31st December so there will be no archery on those days.   7th January 2018 and 11th March 2018 the Tube’ is not...

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Shooting at Broadbridge Heath

Some experienced archers (i.e., archers who are not beginners) are shooting routinely during beginners’ sessions (4.00 pm – 5.15 pm). This is causing some congestion and interfering with beginners’ training. The Committee has decided that the stated timings must be...

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Winter shooting arrangements

Winter shooting arrangements

The Club has arranged continuation of its agreement with Broadbridge Heath Leisure Centre to shoot indoors there on Sundays (beginners 4.00pm until about 5.15pm and experienced archers from about 5.15pm – 6.30pm) from Sunday 1st October until Sunday 25th March 2018...

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Summer BBQ

Summer BBQ

The Club has been in existence now for some five years and has until this year arranged an annual evening meal by way of a late Christmas Dinner (usually in February)! This year, to give more Members, especially our Juniors, the opportunity to attend, the Club has...

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Shooting at Knepp

Shooting at Knepp

Now that the summer outdoor season has started at Knepp it is time to make every member, who wants to shoot, aware that every piece of equipment has to be brought from the Club’s shed onto the field and erected; and packed away at the end of the session. It is only...

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Summer Shooting timetable

Summer Shooting timetable

With effect from Sunday 16th April, Shipley Bowmen will once again be shooting at Knepp Castle Estate (West Grinstead, RH13 8LJ) on Sundays throughout the summer until Sunday 29th October inclusive; and on Wednesdays, experienced archers only, from Wednesday...

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Pre Loved Equipment

During the last few months I have noted that a lot of our members have changed or up-graded their equipment. During that same period we have had new people join the club who have, in most cases, enthusiastically purchased bows, arrows and all the other bits and pieces...

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