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Event will see around 100 clubs across the country open doors with 6,000 people to take part


By Pete Woodhouse


Families and people of all ages are invited to try the fun and inclusive sport of archery at Marshland Archers this coming weekend – even if they have never picked up a bow and arrow before.

Archery GB’s Big Weekend will see around 100 clubs across the country open their doors to potential archers, with around 6,000 members of the public set to take part and around 35,000 arrows to be shot in total.

Visitors of all abilities will be able to try out a new sport.

Archery Big Weekend Marshland Archers. (2579083)
Archery Big Weekend Marshland Archers. (2579083)

At each event there will be plenty of current club members to lend a hand and chat about the social side of archery.

Marshland Archers has been running for four years and has 25 members of all ages, who take part in archery on a weekly basis. Marshland Archers are located at Marshland Hall, Smeeth Road, Marshland St James, PE14 8JB and their Big Weekend event is on Saturday from 10am-4pm.

All equipment will be provided for a small charge to raise funds for club equipment

To find out more please visit www.archerygb.org/bigweekend.

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