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Archery Big Weekend

Archery Big Weekend 16-18 June 2017

Thinking of taking part.....
If you would like to have a go at archery, take a look at the map below to find an event near you. All the details should show when you click on an event. Booking isn't necessary, but there are contact details if you would like to speak to the organisers. Perhaps think about rounding up your friends or family and prepare to have a great time !

If you are in a club....
Now in its sixth year, the Archery Big Weekend is now just around the corner. Please do utlise the free resources below to help you finish planning and publicising your event, especially ensuring you have read the Code of Practice for have-a-go events.

Your club not involved ? It's not too late ! Click here to register an event: the perfect opportunity to celebrate your club, enhance your local profile and attract new members. Although the deadline to receive Big Weekend T-shirts and giveaways has passed, we we still publicise your event and support you where we can. If you need a Word version of the application form, please click here and email to

At your event, it would be great if you could record participation in these catergories: Adult males, adult females, under 18 boys and under 18 girls and let us know about your event. Feedback is critical to us so please submit your post event questionnaire. All those submitted will be entered into a draw to win £75.00 Clickers voucher.

Some of the feedback from clubs...

"Our club is quite hidden from view, however, people had come specifically to take part after seeing adverts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and events listing websites. We're really pleased!" Aire Valley Archers, Bradford

"It was great to see so many people come and have a go at archery. We had a great time sharing our passion for archery and hope that we might have inspired someone to get involved in archery in the future." Brixham Archers

"We had about 25 parents and young people turning up on the day and eight of them returned on Monday to start a beginners course. As a new club this was a great response" Irvine Toxopholites, Ayshire

"Some of the most rewarding moments were seeing participants face light up when they were able to pop the balloon placed centre gold. We went through a lot of balloons as the coaches were very good at helping participants" Bitton Archers, Bristol

If you have any questions please contact

Big Weekend Kitbag

Below you will find a list of resources to help you to run and promote your Big Weekend event.

How to Run a Fantastic Open Day

DIY PR Toolkit

Pre-event Press Release Template

Post-event Press Template

Archery Big Weekend Logo

Have a Go Poster (Editable)

Have a Go Poster

Big Weekend Social Media Guide

Facebook Profile Picture

Facebook Cover Picture

Rules of Shooting

Code of Practice for Have-a-go events

Big Weekend Application Form Word Document

Event Locations

View Big Weekend 2017 in a full screen map

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