2017 WA720 round

It was an interesting shoot at the weekend, the wind was a bit tricky to say the least.

76 archers remained registered on the Friday night (there were numerous changes though the days leading up to the shoot) and 70 archers actually braved the weather. Continue reading

2015 Winter Windsor

Saturday saw Belvoir Archers host their 5th Winter Windsor.  The weather gods were with us, so was Bernie Dicks on his 50 (again) birthday.  We had a record breaking 68 archers booked in for the October shoot, with only 2 … Continue reading

Bingham LCAC Western – Shoot report

Today a handful of Belvoir Archers attended the shoot hosted by Bingham Leisure Centre Archery Club.   The round was a Western (4 dozen at 60 yards and 4 at 50, with shorter distances for novices and juniors). The weather started … Continue reading

Sherwood Clout

Sunday saw 4 club members shoot the Clout at Sherwood Archers. Dennis shot his first clout, and came 3rd in the combined gents 165m/125m Barebow Clout shoot with a respectable 99.  Dennis had not had any practice at clout and … Continue reading

1st Sept – Pomfret 60

Saturday 1st September saw 4 club archers go to Pontefract Castle to shoot in the Pomfret 60. This is a longbow only fun shoot inside the castle walls (or what are left of them).  There is on average 50-60 archers … Continue reading

6th August – County Team Shoot

At the weekend , we had a good contingent of archers who shot for the Nottinghamshire County Team in the Tri-Counties tournament (Nottinghamshire v  Derbyshire v Warwickshire) It was an unusual weather day, calm with sun, followed by cloud, followed … Continue reading

22nd July – Summer Windsor 2012

Today saw our Second Annual Summer Windsor Tournament. It was a pleasant day, sunny and no wind at 7.30 am when the work parties arrived to start setting up.  Archers started to arrive around 8.45 to have their breakfast with Julie … Continue reading

16th July – Welbeck FITA

On Sunday 15 July Welbeck Archers hosted a record status FITA.  A FITA is a 12 dozen round with the arrows evenly distributed across 4 distances.  In the morning the ladies shoot 70 and 60 metres, while the gents tackle … Continue reading

25th June – Lincoln Double FITA

Over the weekend Sue, Bryan and Dave braved the wind, rain and sun to shoot a double FITA at Lincoln Archers. Saturday was a very very windy but dry day.  Arrows were flying left, right and some centre.  At the … Continue reading

17th June – EMAS outdoor champs

On Sunday 17 June 5 members of Belvoir Archers competed in the East Midlands Archery Society Championships, a York/Hereford competition hosted by Rolls Royce Bowmen of Sherwood at Hucknall. The wind was tricky for the longest distance in the morning, … Continue reading

June 9th – The 64th Golden Arrow

On Saturday 9 June 5 members of Belvoir Archers attended Nottinghamshire Archery Society’s 64th Golden Arrow Shoot. The round is a unique one; 6 dozen arrows at 60 yards. Although mostly dry there was much talk among the archers of … Continue reading

3rd June – Sherwood FITA

On Sunday 3 June 6 members of Belvoir Archers travelled to Sherwood Archers ground near Southwell to shoot a FITA round and did well on a day when the rain never stopped. For the ladies the FITA round is 12 … Continue reading

1st April – Meridan FITA

Sunday 1st April saw the start of the outdoor archery season, with 4 competitors from Belvoir Archers travelling to Meridan Archery Club in Warwickshire.  It was a cold frosty start to the day, but the sun came up and sweatshirts … Continue reading

1st June – 6 week update

1st June – The last cog in the gearbox On 1st June 2011, our final longbow founder member Steve Gamble has now switched over to shoot the rest of the season in a Belvoir Archers shirt – welcome on board … Continue reading

12th March – Belvoir Archers have Landed

Today, with the assistance of Mike Spare, the County Chairman, Nottinghamshire welcomes a new club to the county – Belvoir Archers. Belvoir Archers have their own ground at Barnstone, a small village in the south of the county. First arrows … Continue reading

10th April – Three men in a Tent

Today saw the start of the target outdoor season for two of Belvoir Archers members. Mark Charlish and David Seymour went to Wolverhampton Company of Archers Annual Open Spring Shoot. Both shot the York round with their longbows. The weather, … Continue reading

3rd April – Meridan Pre season FITA

Today saw Sue Haynes in action at Meriden for their Pre Season FITA tournament.  A very strong field of archers were present with the likes of Naomi Folkard, Simon Terry, Duncan Busby, Lee Ankers.  Mario had given her a goal … Continue reading