Start Archery Week

On the 13th April 2023: Adults and children from the age of 8 are invited to try their hand at archery at Marshland Archers during Start Archery Week (6th – 14th May 2023). This fun and inclusive sport is perfect for anyone wanting to try something new – on their own or with their family and friends – even those who have never picked up a bow before will be able to enjoy the satisfaction of successfully hitting the target!

Now in its 11th year, Start Archery Week sees archery providers across the country open their doors to potential archers, welcoming people of all abilities to have a go at what is one of the most accessible sports around.

On Saturday 13th April, Marshland Archers will be hosting its very own Start Archery Week event, inviting locals from across the region to come and have a go. The event will take place between 10.30 am – 2.30 pm at The Paddock, The Wheatsheaf Forge, Middle Drove, Marshland St James, Wisbech. PE14 8JW and is open to anyone aged 8 and up.

Aside from its amazing social appeal, archery has many health benefits for both body and mind, it can help develop physical strength and fitness as well as boost confidence and increase mindfulness.

By enticing new participants to the sport, it is hoped archery’s natural appeal to a wide audience will be evident to everyone involved. Visitors will be able to have a go at the sport and meet friendly members or coaches to help you shoot. You can also sign up for a beginners’ course and start your archery journey.

Marshland Archers has been running for 7 of years and has members of all abilities, who take part in archery each week. Marshland Archers are based in Marshland St James, Wisbech. To find out more about their Start Archery Week events visit or contact our club secretary at

All equipment will be provided, therefore anyone interested in starting archery just needs to check-in by booking online or visit us on the day; The Paddock, The Wheatsheaf Forge, Middle Drove, Marshland St James, wisbech. PE14 8JW ( or if you want more information email