4
Mar

Beginners Course, 1st & 2nd March 2014

Congratulations to the following, who successfully completed our beginners course on the weekend of 1st and 2nd March:

– Faye Albares
– Richard Green
– David Holt
– Hector O’Donnell
– Andrew Joyce
– Daniel Rainsford
– Vanessa Schock
– Anya Smith
– Caveh Sobhanpanah
– Comrun Sobhanpanah
– Ryan Stagg-Ward
– Pete Turner

Weather-wise it was a fairly typical late Winter weekend that began in sunshine but concluded in chill and windy conditions.  A laudable combination of enthusiasm and determination served to overcome the elements, however, and the final shoot-out was as keenly contested as ever.

Pete Turner contacted us to say that “I had a really good time on the course and will certainly be investigating doing some more archery,” words to bring a cheer to an instructor’s heart.

The juniors and their parents were also happy bunnies. “My daughter Anya Smith really enjoyed the archery course over the weekend and we would both like to say “thank you” to you all,” wrote Paul Smith, a sentiment echoed by Kath Ward who wrote “Thank you for a lovely weekend. Ryan loved it.”

Hope to see everyone at St Aubyns again this Spring and Summer.

28
Feb

Archery Beginners Courses, March 2014

Our next beginners courses will take place on the weekends of:

– Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th March

– Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th March

The venue will be St Aubyns school in Rottingdean.

If you’d like further information or wish to book a place on the course, please e-mail secretary@brightonbowmen.org.uk.

Please note:  the course on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd March is now full.  In fact, demand was such that we are running a second course in the afternoons on those dates, while only four places are left on 8th and 9th March.  If you’re looking to take part in one of our archery courses this month, it’s advisable to book a place today.

31
Jan

Beginners Course, January 2014

Congratulations to the following, who successfully completed our beginners course on the weekend of 25th and 26th January:

– Nigel Ashford
– Marcus Francies
– Matt Jarvis
– Alfie Keenan
– Robin King
– Charlie Ollerenshaw
– Rob Ollerenshaw
– James Owen
– Jay Rabjohns
– Andy Williams
– Lenny Zsilavecz

Thanks to Steve Allen and Pip Tucknott for acting as instructors.

4
Dec

Beginners Course, 30th November & 1st December 2013

Congratulations to the following, who successfully completed our beginners course on the weekend of 30th November and 1st December:

– Amber Alexander
– Mat Alexander
– Mike Collins
– Maia Hobbs
– Toby Hunt
– Solange Leoni
– Rick Pullen

Once again we were blessed with fine weather. Long may it continue!

Thanks to Steve Allen and Pip Tucknott for acting as instructors.

11
Nov

Beginners Course, 9th & 10th November 2013

Congratulations to the following, who successfully completed our beginners course on the weekend of 9th and 10th November:

– Jeremy Bird
– Lizzy Darling
– Paul Hart
– Ethan Holmes
– Sven Jaworski
– Anna Kemp
– Keith Leggett
– Warren Mason
– Jill Rowan
– Gregory Smale
– Malcolm Smale
– Dominic Smith

At 11 am on Sunday, the group gathered around the war memorial at St Aubyns to observe a two minute silence in memory of those who those who gave their lives to preserve the peace and freedom we enjoy today. It was a short, poignant moment in a weekend made successful by a group of nice people, who braved the inclement weather on Saturday with good humour and some skill.

Thanks to Steve Allen and Pip Tucknott for acting as instructors.

Our next course will take place on the weekend of Saturday 30th November and Sunday 1st December.  If you’d like further information or wish to book a place on the course, please e-mail secretary@brightonbowmen.org.uk.

17
Sep

Beginners Course, 14th & 15th September 2013

Congratulations to the following, who successfully completed our beginners course on the weekend of 14th and 15th September:

– William Bullock
– James David
– Richard Enticknap
– Priscila Guerrero
– Peter Hack
– David Hodge
– Nick Hodge
– Zoe McCready
– Rupert Mossadeghi
– Sam Mullen
– Julie Richardson
– Caspar Shenton
– Kenny Wenham
– Nick Westgate

Many thanks to to our instructors, Steve Allen, Pip Tucknott, Stuart Elliott and Neli Elliott.

20
Aug

Beginners Course, 17th & 18th August

Congratulations to the following, who successfully completed our beginners course on the weekend of 17th and 18th August:

– Silvio Bukbardis
– Tim Fry
– Gwen Holmes
– Lawrence Hyde-Smith
– Jack Steele
– Jamie Todd
– Richard Walden
– Freddie Wichelow

Many thanks to to our instructors, Steve Allen, Pip Tucknott, Stuart Elliott and Neli Harman.

13
Aug

Beginners Course, 10th & 11th August 2013

Congratulations to the following, who successfully completed our beginners course on the weekend of 10th and 11th August:

– Nathan Bellenie
– Louis Dutch
– James Hoy
– Cameron Kemp
– Patrick Metzdorg
– Jane Simmons

A great bunch of people who made it a very enjoyable weekend for everyone involved. Good shooting!

Many thanks to to our instructors, Steve Allen, Pip Tucknott, Stuart Elliott and Neli Harman for ensuring that the course went smoothly.

The grand weather also helped. We were doubly blessed by the appearance of our Chairman, Roger McMullan, and Treasurer, Roger Wolff 🙂

30
Mar

Beginners Course, March 2013

Congratulations to the following, who successfully completed our beginners course on the weekend of 9th and 10th March:

– Asher Dolton-Martin
– Cath Farr
– Richard Keen
– Paul Martin
– Michelle O’Neill
– Paula Rudkin

Many thanks to Steve Allen, Roger McMullan and Pip Tucknott for acting as instructors.

13
Feb

Beginners Course, February 2013

Congratulations to the following, who successfully completed our beginners course on the weekend of 9th and 10th February:

– Matthew Downes
– Jayne Homewood
– Ben Miller
– Dave Read
– Deborah Shenton
– Robert Vyse
– Huw Williams

Many thanks to Steve Allen, Roger McMullan and Pip Tucknott for acting as instructors. The course was well-received, as shown by the feedback received to date:

“Just wanted to say a big thank your for a great introduction into archery. I’m off to buy a bow on Wednesday.” – Jayne Homewood

“Thanks for a brilliant weekend, learned a lot and really enjoyed myself.” – Matthew Downes

“I loved it.” – Deborah Shenton

For more information about our archery courses, see the Beginners Courses page.

28
Jan

Beginners Course, January 2013

Congratulations to the following, who successfully completed our beginners course on the weekend of 26th and 27th January:

– Andy Biddle
– Stuart Elliott
– Emma Griffiths
– Neli Harman
– Michaela Lake
– Darren Meacher
– Anna Morris
– Keith Peters
– Vincent Phillips

Many thanks to Steve Allen, Roger McMullan and Pip Tucknott for acting as instructors.

Among the plaudits received for a job well done, this one came from Keith Peters:

“Well a week has gone by and all 4 of us wish we were back shooting arrows at round things again! Thanks for a brilliant weekend. We all had loads of fun and Darren was very pleased with himself after winning the end tournament.”

And Stuart Elliott also took the time to record his thanks:

“Neli and I really enjoyed the course and will def be carrying on with archery.”

For more information about our archery courses, see the Beginners Courses page.

To find out when our next beginners course is taking place, take a look here.