Big Weekend 2017

Archery GB’s Big Weekend comes to West Norfolk


Budding bowmen and aspiring archers are invited to try out archery at Marshland Archers, on the Saturday 17th June 10am – 4pm – even if they have never picked up a bow and arrow before.


Archery GB’s Big Weekend, in association with Foresters Friendly Society, will see around 80 clubs across the country open their doors to potential archers. With over 5,000 members of the public set to take part and around 30,000 arrows to be shot in total, it is going to be a massive and exciting UK wide event.


Not only will visitors be able to try out a new sport, they will also have the opportunity to meet club members to lend a hand and chat about how they got started in archery. This year, there will also be available: Bouncy Castles, Ice Cream, Indoor Craft Fayre, Hot Food, Car Boot and plenty of Games so the whole family can come and have a great day out.


Marshland Archers is no exception, it has been running for just over 1 year and has already increased its membership with beginners inquiring all the time. Young and old, are welcome and take part in archery on a weekly basis. Marshland Archers is located at Walpole Community Centre, Summer Close, Walpole St Andrew, PE14 7JW.


All equipment will be provided, all participants need to do is bring along £3 which gets them 12 arrows, themselves and plenty of enthusiasm.

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