News

21
Apr

Archery Beginner’s Courses, April 2015

Archery Beginner's Course at Brighton Bowmen, April 2015

Congratulations to the following, who successfully completed their beginner’s course with us in April 2015:

– Andy Benison
– Levi Benison
– Lois Capel
– Demetris Economou
– Graham Hole
– Julia Kirby
– Jeremy Nicholson
– Amber Standring
– Kerry Taylor
– Leo Taylor-Hougham
– Jane Thomson
– David Tonge
– Joe Tonge

Many thanks to Warren Mason, Ray Thomson and Julia Tucknott for their assistance with the courses.

Our courses have received good reviews on our Facebook page. If you’d like to take part in the next one, details can be found in our Beginner’s Course section or you can e-mail secretary@brightonbowmen.org.uk.

31
Mar

Archery Beginner’s Course, February 2015

Congratulations to the following, who completed their archery beginner’s course with Brighton Bowmen in February and March 2015:

– Sarah Doughty
– Jonathan Gallagher
– Claire Ivemy
– Anke Neumann
– Michael Procter
– Barrie Smith
– Carl Smith
– Martin Smith
– Stephen Wilton

Many thanks to Warren Mason, Ray Thomson and Julia Tucknott for assisting with the course.

30
Mar

Outdoor Shooting Times, April – September 2015

Archery Beginner's Course at Brighton Bowmen, April 2015

Our outdoor archery schedule for the period April 2015 through September 2015 is given below.

Venue

The Deans Leisure Centre, Longhill High School, Falmer Road, Rottingdean, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 7FR.

Dates

Weekends & Bank Holidays

Every Saturday and Sunday, 4th April 2015 – 27th September 2015 inclusive, from 9.00 am.

Note: there is no shooting on the following dates: Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th June.

We will also be shooting on Good Friday (3rd April), Easter Monday (6th April), May Day bank holiday (4th May), Whit Monday (25th May) and August Bank Holiday Monday (24th August).

Midweek

Every Tuesday evening, 21st April – 1st September, from 4.30 pm.

Range Set Up and Take Down

Please assist with setting up and taking down the range.

If you can’t arrive at the start of a session or have to leave before the end, that’s fine. If, however, you make a habit of leaving set up and take down to other people, there will be words.

Guests

Regardless of your age, experience or skill level, you are welcome to shoot with us. It is, however, probably worth your while to contact us before you turn up to check that space is available. Send an e-mail to secretary@brightonbowmen.org.uk.

Target fees are £5, which must be paid before you set up your equipment. For insurance purposes, you must also have a current Archery GB (GNAS) membership card or a temporary card provided by your club secretary.

All children and young adults under 18 must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or responsible adult.

6
Mar

Archery Taster Sessions, Easter 2015

Archery Taster Sessions, Easter 2015

If you’re one of the many people who’ve always wanted to try archery, here is your opportunity!

Brighton Bowmen are running archery taster sessions on Good Friday, 3rd April and Easter Monday, 6th April.

There will be three sessions of 90 minutes each day, starting at 9.30 am, 12.30 pm and 4.00 pm.

Anyone aged 8 or older can take part. Under 18s must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or responsible adult.

To reserve a place, please use this booking form or e-mail secretary@brightonbowmen.org.uk.

26
Feb

7th Brighton Bowmen WA 18m, 21st & 22nd February 2015

The results from the tournament can be downloaded from this link.

Photos from the shoot can be found on our Facebook page.

Report and entry forms for next WA 18 to follow.

11
Feb

Archery Beginners Courses, January 2015

Archery Beginners Course at Brighton Bowmen in January 2015

Congratulations to the following, who completed their archery beginner’s course with Brighton Bowmen in January 2015:

– Darren Barnett
– Harlan Barnett
– Erin Christie-Clarke
– Cara Courage
– Albie Dailly
– Clive Dailly
– Cameron Dawson
– Lucas Dawson
– Anne Downes
– Daniel Golding
– Vikki Holland
– Paul Johnson
– Daisy Lawlor
– Matt Ongley
– Nikki Sayadi
– Paul Seal
– Monica Tusch
– Trish Welfare
– Sam Wyndham

Our courses have received good reviews on our Facebook page. For more information or to book a place on our next course, please send an e-mail to secretary@brightonbowmen.org.uk.

29
Dec

Archery Taster Sessions, December 2014

Our archery taster sessions this month were almost sold out within a few days of the dates being made available.

We’re pleased to report that a fun time was had by all – and, as you can see above, some of the shooting was pretty good as well!

Many thanks to Julia Tucknott, Ray Thomson, Pip Tucknott, Chris Fitzpatrick and Warren Mason for their assistance as instructors.

We’ll be running more 90 minute taster sessions in 2015.  If archery is a sport that you’ve always wanted to try, keep an eye on our website or e-mail secretary@brightonbowmen.org.uk for news of future dates.

23
Dec

Archery Beginners Courses, October 2014

Congratulations to the following, who completed their archery beginner’s course with us during the Autumn of 2014:

– Emilia Castillo
– Klyve Dawson
– Sue Dooley
– Len Godfrey
– Rob Harvey
– Anna Markwell
– Poorang Piroozfar
– Khaled Salem

For details of our beginners courses beginning in January 2015, please click this link.

3
Nov

6th Brighton Bowmen FITA 18, 1st & 2nd November 2014

Results from the tournament can be found here.

Many thanks to everyone who supported the tournament.  To the delight of our Treasurer, it was a sell-out for the first time and, finally, we’ve made a profit from a tournament.

Much gratitude also to the people who made it happen:

– the judges, Messrs Roger McMullan, Tony Ikel and Paul Clark
– the back office staff, Zilla McMullan and Joan Ikel
– the field crew, Warren Mason and Gerry Deak
– everyone who helped to set up the range on Saturday morning and take it down on Sunday evening
– the management and staff of The Holbrook Club

An entry form for our 7th WA 18, which will take place at the Holbrook  Club on 21st and 22nd February 2015, can be downloaded by clicking this link.

30
Sep

Archery Beginners Courses, September 2014

Congratulations to the following, who successfully completed their archery beginners course with us in September 2014:

– Thomas Allison
– Thomas Attia
– Zeke Ayonrinde
– Leon Chipchase
– Steven Clark
– Chris Fitzpatrick
– Ian Lloyd
– Phil Moles
– Milo O’Neil
– Carrie Paxton
– Steve Rivers
– Alex Royle
– Micah Tong-Yunus
– George Worth

For details of our beginners courses in October, please click this link.

26
Sep

Membership Fees 2014 – 2015

Details of fees for the 2014 – 2015 membership year are given below.

Note that:

  • Senior fees include Archery GB, Southern Counties AS and Sussex CAA affiliation
  • Junior fees apply to those aged under 18 at the date of joining and include Archery GB, Southern Counties AS and Sussex CAA affiliation
  • Associate members must be either direct members of Archery GB or affiliated via another club. A current Archery GB membership card, a temporary card issued by your club secretary or an e-mail confirming that your fees have been paid (from either Archery GB or your club) must be shown before you can begin to shoot with us
  • Student members must be in full-time education and either direct members of Archery GB or affiliated via another club. A current Archery GB membership card, a temporary card issued by your club secretary or an e-mail confirming that your fees have been paid (from either Archery GB or your club) must be shown before you can begin to shoot with us

Joining date: 1st October – 31st December 2014

  • Seniors £180
  • Juniors £90
  • Associates £144
  • Students £60

Joining date: 1st January – 31st March 2015

  • Seniors £140
  • Juniors £75
  • Associates £108
  • Students £45

Joining date: 1st April – 30th June 2015

  • Seniors £100
  • Juniors £60
  • Associates £72
  • Students £30

Joining date: 1st July – 30th September 2015

  • Seniors £60
  • Juniors £45
  • Associates £36
  • Students £15

If you would like more information about becoming a member of Brighton Bowmen, please e-mail your enquiry to secretary@brightonbowmen.org.uk.

Guests

Target fees for guests are £5 per day.  Fees must be paid and proof of Archery GB membership produced before a guest begins to prepare to shoot.

This facility is available for a maximum of two sessions.

15
Sep

Indoor Archery with Brighton Bowmen, 2014 – 2015

The schedule for indoor archery with Brighton Bowmen at the Deans Lesiure Centre in Rottingdean has been published today.

See the Indoor Archery page for full details.