Calling all aspiring archers: Start Archery Week is back for 2024! Take aim and try archery for the first time

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British Muslim Awards 2024: Project Rimaya shortlisted

Archery GB's Project Rimaya has been named as one of the finalists at the British Muslim Awards 2024.

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01 April 2024

Start Archery Week: a way to a healthier, happier you

Ever heard of a sport that combines the thrill of hitting a target with the zen feeling of a meditation retreat? Enter archery, the not-so-secret weapon for a happy mind and a healthy heart. And this Start Archery Week, you can get started on your journey to good mental health.

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19 March 2024

Get ready for the Archery NI Schools Cup 2024!

The NI Schools Cup will return on Saturday 23 March with organisers, Archery NI promising this year's event will be bigger and better than ever before.

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19 March 2024

South Yorkshire School Games: 300 students try soft archery

Over 300 students tried soft archery for the first time at the South Yorkshire School Games.

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16 February 2024

Start Archery Week is back for 2024!

Get ready to draw back your bows and take aim because Start Archery Week is back, and it's bigger and better than ever! From the 4th to the 12th of May 2024, people all across Great Britain and Northern Ireland are invited to embark on a thrilling archery adventure during this nationwide event.

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10 February 2024

GB archer Jamie Harris launches Warwick Castle’s Festival of Archery

Warwick Castle welcomes back the Festival of Archery for February half term, kicking off with a special moment as local GB Para Squad member Jamie Harris was given the honour of shooting the first arrow.

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10 September 2023

Having a go at archery at the World Blind Games

The World Blind Games played host to an archery have-a-go event, offering visitors to the Games a chance to experience the excitement of archery and showcased the power of sport to bring people of all abilities together.

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10 August 2023

Be part of the National Tour Final at Wollaton Hall this September!

The 2023 National Tour Finals will take place at Nottingham's Wollaton Hall on 2-3 September and tickets are now on sale.

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17 April 2023

Hundreds start archery at School Games

300 primary school children tried archery for the first time at the South Yorkshire School Games earlier this month.

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17 February 2023

The Festival of Archers returns to Warwick Castle this half term!

For this February half term, Warwick Castle has turned into a haven for archers across the country. The castle's archers put their skills to the test each day, showing off both their accuracy and speed-shooting skills. With clout events, crossbow challenges and target competitions, there's something for every flavour of archer to get excited about.

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16 February 2023

Archery has ‘no barriers’ in Bolton

Over 50 archers can start their journey aligned with their own spiritual practice thanks to the launch of Project Rimaya in Bolton.

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19 December 2022

Try archery at the World Blind Games in Birmingham in 2023

In 2023 the International Blind Sport Federation (IBSA) will hold the World Games in Birmingham with visually impaired archers from all over the world set to compete.

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09 July 2022

Birmingham Commonwealth Games: Paralympian helps children try archery

Children from schools across the Black Country were given the chance to try a range of sports, including archery, ahead of this summer's Commonwealth Games.

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16 November 2021

Inter Faith Week – 14-21 November 2021

This week is Inter Faith Week, and what better time to consider how we can improve our connections with others of different faiths and cultures?

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18 August 2021

Countdown to the Paralympics – preview of para archery events

The countdown is on to the Tokyo Paralympics, taking place 24 August to 5 September. Here's when you can enjoy the archery matches on UK time.

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12 July 2021

Archery’s Big Weekend is a huge success

Adults and children of all ages were invited to try their hand at archery at clubs around the country during the Big Weekend, 9 - 11 July (2 - 4 July in Northern Ireland).

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