Links to interesting Online archery Resources

Community

Archery Interchange the UK’s largest online archery community and forums

Archery Talk A large archery chat/forum site .

Sagittarius Archery BlackboardSite for discussions about archery


Organisations

Archery GB The Archery GB website of (formerly the Grand National Archery Society) this Sports National Governing Body, use this to find a local archery club, and as a great source of information. The Grand National Archery Society was originally founded in 1861, at a meeting held at the Adelphi Hotel in Liverpool and will be celebrating its bi-centennial this year in 2011.

BL-BS The British Long-Bow Society perpetuates the use of the traditional recreational Longbow for two-way Target and Clout shooting, by arranging Bow Meetings for its members throughout the British Isles.

FITA The world body for archery recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). FITA sets Laws and Bylaws particularly for competitions for target archery, field archery, ski archery, run archery, flight archery and clout archery.

LAA We are an affiliated club of Lancashire Archery Association

NCAS Archery Tassel Award Status  The Tassel Award scheme for Clout Shooting is administered by the Northern Counties Archery Society

NFAS exists to foster and promote Field Archery as a sport. All our courses are unmarked (i.e. unknown distances), usually situated in woodland, and our targets are predominantly 3D or paper animal faces.


Websites

Archery Score Pad Enter your scores and see how you fare against the rest of the world.

Horsing aboutHere is one about archery and horseback, something for us to try perhaps?

Bowyer’s Diary A highly recommended facsinating insight into another branch of archery

 ableize Details of archery sports clubs and facilities for disabled and wheelchair users in the UK. There are many clubs around the county where disabled people can try archery. Most of these have all the equipment you need but if you become more involved there are grants available to help promising disabled archers purchase equipment. Archery is a sport that almost anybody can take up regardless of any disability and one very much enjoyed by wheelchair users.

SportFocus Listing of sports facilities and events in your area and nationally


Others

Bow International Magazine A quarterly archery magazine.

The Manchester Museum The collection of over 4,000 objects consists of archery material from all over the world. The nucleus of the Collection was donated in 1946 by Ingo Simon, a life-long researcher into the development of the bow, and a skilled and dedicated archer.


Sellers and Retailers

 

The Longbow Shop – home of traditional archery supplies in the UK. You can order by phone, through the website or pay a visit at the new 1,400sqft shop unit complete with test shooting range

Pip Bickerstaffe supplies longbows all over the world, “off the peg longbows” through specialist dealers and “custom made longbows” directly to the customer

 Exotic hardwoods uk specialists in the import and export of exotic hardwoods from all over the World. Suppliers to some of the countries top bowyers

 Quicks. The Archery Specialists, and provider of a great full colour 100 page magazine which clearly identifies all the essentials from bows to stringers. www.quicks.com or e-mail quicks@quicks.com

Flybow is a well appointed archery supply retailer .It has a great stock especially if you are concidering building you own bow.

Bowsports has a great selection of recurve, target archery equipment

The Longbow Shop
The Longbow Shop
Club Mark
Club Mark