News & Events

Join us on January 24th for a Taster Session!

We’ll be running an indoor taster session on the evening of 24th January 2020 where you can learn the basics from some of our most experienced archers.

The session will be held at our indoor venue in Allestree and places cost £10 each. All equipment is provided and the session will last approximately 90 minutes.

Places are limited and must be booked in advance – so please contact us to reserve a place.

The small print:

  • Attendees must be aged 9 years or over and under-18s must be accompanied by an adult.
  • 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.

2020 Spring/Summer Taster session and Beginners’ course

Dates have been agreed for our spring/summer 2020 Taster session and Beginners’ course.

Always wanted to try archery? Now’s your chance – book onto a Taster session or one of our Beginners’ courses. Contact us for more information or visit our ‘Get Started’ page to learn more.

Taster session: 24th January 2020 (indoors)

Beginners’ Course: 2nd-23rd May 2020

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

Beginners’ Course – May 2019

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 and an Archery GB approved coach.

• Certificate upon satisfactory course completion

Course dates: Saturdays 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th May and Tuesdays 7th, 14th, 21st May. 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.

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.