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Have-a-Go Open to the Community Archery Session Return!

Posted on Jun 26th, 2022

Saturday, 2 July '22   2pm – 3:30pm BST Deer Park Archers Ltd, Deer Park Archers Ground Shurdington Road, Cheltenham, GL51 4TU Location: what3words.  Ears/script/quitter Home of Deer Park Archers - Take the first step to becoming a members of our Social, Recreation and Sports Club! Details A session where any member of the public can come along and shoot. There is a small charge of £4 per head for the full 1.5 hours, giving full access to supportive coaching, good…

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Christmas & New Year – busy times at the Club!

Posted on Jan 4th, 2022

Phoebe Paterson Pine MBE Firstly our congratulations go to Phoebe Paterson Pine who has been included in the New Years honours list and awarded the MBE. Phoebe and mum Alison Making the best of the festive period Our Christmas Challenge Programme has been a resounding success with 5 competitions running  in and around the end of year celebrations.  As for all of our activities we are indebted to our volunteer teams for organising the events. A mixture of 3D and WA…

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Excellent weekend at the British Indoor Championships!

Posted on Dec 6th, 2021

Firstly, thank you to Archery GB for putting on a great event, we had 20 members competing over the 2 days. Well done to everyone for representing our Club, which in addition to all the competition enjoyed and experience gained, produced a medal hall over the weekend of; 3 Golds - Ryan Faulkner, Grace Curran, Ella Gibson 3 Silver - Emily Summers (2), Grace Curran,  4 Bronze - Grace Curran, Kevin Macey, Ella Gibson, Harriet Beckinsale-Smith. Six 4th/5th place finishes! William…

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Another great weekend of competition!

Posted on Nov 29th, 2021

Gloucestershire Archery Society County and Open Junior Championships With COVID precautions in mind there were fewer bosses, wearing of masks required, restricted audience, single details but to accommodate entries 3 sessions. This is a club report but just to say there were titles for 4 different county clubs, so well done to them. We are pleased to congratulate 13 of our archers for securing Gold medals, with many more also achieving personal bests. Talking of records, we were…

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2021 Jos Benfield Trophy – Awarded to the DPAL Coaching Team!

Posted on Nov 25th, 2021

The Jos Benfield Trophy is the Club’s most prestigious award and this year it has been awarded to a team rather than an individual. First presented in 2008 in memory of Jos Benfield, husband of Lynn, both members of our club.  Final consideration was not easy with the Men-in-Sheds Team having already received recognition by both Archery GB and Sport England, our Tournaments Team supported by our brilliant Field Crews and Refreshment Teams delivered great competition events. Our…

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