Beginner’s Course – May 2020 -Cancelled due to Coronavirus restrictions

Always wanted to try archery? Interested in starting new hobby or sport? Need to complete a physical activity as part of your Duke of Edinburgh award? Want to buy someone a unique present?

Join us in May for a seven session Archery Beginners’ Course where you’ll be taught all you need to know to start your journey with the sport, including shooting technique, etiquette and safety.

Open to adults and under-18s aged nine and above.

• All equipment provided.

• Sessions run and supervised by experienced archers (over 100 years’ experience between them!).

• Certificate upon satisfactory course completion

Course dates: Saturdays 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd May and Tuesdays 5th, 12th, 19th May (plus 26th May in reserve for bad weather etc). Saturday sessions run 2:00pm – 4:00pm, Tuesday sessions run 6:30pm – 8:00pm. You must attend all sessions to pass the course.

The course will run on the grounds adjacent to the old Cricket Pavillion at Mickleover Country Park, DE3 0UJ.

£60 per adult, £50 each for under-18s.

Contact us for more information or to sign up.


The small print…

All under-18s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

You must attend all sessions to pass the course.

We aim to cater for everyone interested in the sport. Therefore, prior to the course please make us aware of any disabilities or medical conditions you have which may affect your ability to shoot.

2019 Summer league fixtures

The DCAA summer league fixtures have been announced.

Pastures Company of Archers are entering for recurve and longbow.

19th May hosted by Burton Bridge Archers

  • Vs Anchor and Burton Bridge

9th June hosted by Derwent Bowmen

  • Vs Derwent and Aequus

14th July hosted by Mercia Archers

  • Vs St Sebastian and Mercia Archers

8th September hosted by DAC

  • Vs DAC

Winter Indoor Shooting 2018-19

Indoor shooting began on 26th October at Woodlands School in Allestree.

If the winter weather isn’t for you but you want to continue to shoot, then come along and join us on Friday evenings (7pm-9pm). We’ll be shooting indoors until 29th March.

Note – no indoor shooting on 28th December.

£3 each for Pastures Company of Archers club members and £5 each for visitors (must be GNAS members), pay on the day.