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Midsummer Shoot - 16 June 2019
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Fox Archers Open Shoot – 2 June 2019

A steaming hot day for Fox’s nine dozen, open shoot.  There was some variable wind to ruffle the flags atop the targets which sent some of our arrows off course and even knocked some of the untethered scopes flying.  (Shame!)  Missing arrows kicked up the dust from the dry ground as they went skidding off to the netherend of the field!

 

An enjoyable shoot, at a beautiful venue with some very pleasant company.

 

Helen Jeory - 1st Lady Longbow Albion

Tom Williams - 1st Gents Barebow St George

Andy Barham - 2nd Gents Barebow St George 

LPA Crecy Clout – 28 April 2019

After an absence of three years, the Eltham College buildings and ground were back from some major renovations.  Always a popular shoot, the Crecy Clout was well attended, including seven of Bromley’s archers.

 The compound was at the opposite end of where we normally shoot; but the Black knight was ever present in the middle of the compound with various attendant knights and shields on the ground.  Although the day started off bright enough, part way through the morning it drizzled and there was a persistent strong side wind.  This did not stop the archers continuing their battle against the French!

 At the end of the day, four of our archers won places on the podium.  Helen also won a flamingo in the raffle which was donated to Steve’s dog!

 

Andy Barham - 1st Gent Barebow, 180 yards

Steve Cheeseman - Runner-up Gent Barebow, 180 yards

Helen Jeory - Runner-up Lady Barebow, 140 yards

Dylan Barham - 1st Junior Barebow, 100 yards

Tonbridge Archers 41st Birthday Shoot – 28 April 2019

A thoroughly enjoyable day in spite of strong wind at the longer distances and a bit of rain part way through.  Our three intrepid archers shot the St George round and made some new friends. Lunch was included and food after the shoot, with a birthday cake celebrating the club's age.

 

Helen Jeory – 1st Lady Longbow

Tom Williams - 1st Gent Barebow 

Andy Barham - 2nd Gent Barebow

Easter Clout - 21 April 2019
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Crystal Palace Bowmen Record Status and Rose Award Tournament – 14 April 2019

We should have known it would be a difficult day when it snowed upon our arrival at the ground.  The wind did not stop all day and blew strongly across the targets, sending arrows sideways.  Considering how difficult conditions were the archers did well to finish.

 

Helen Jeory – York, 1st Lady Longbow

Swan Spring Shoot – 7 April 2019

A foggy and soggy day out in Swanley with persistent drizzle throughout the shoot (a Western).  Five Bromley Archers attended, three of whom achieved medal status.

 

Helen Jeory - 1st Lady Longbow

Tom Williams - 2nd Barebow Gent

Andy Barham - 3rd Barebow Gent 

Whitehill Archers – 23 & 24 March 2019

The first day of the competition was a metric WA70, where Andy and Tom shot well but were up against more experienced archers. However, on the second day Tom triumphed in the St George round coming second.

 

Tom Williams - 2nd Barebow Gent

 

George Gard Clout, 24 March 2018

George Gard Clout - 24 April 2019
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The Sheds – end of February 2019

A team of Bromley archers painted the sheds and tidied the main equipment container.  It makes a big difference.  Please keep things tidy!

CONGRATULATIONS TO ERICK KISZEGI

Erick achieved his Junior Recurve Bowman classification in February 2019, after only shooting for three weeks!

Valentines Day - 10 Feb 2019
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Arundown Archers – 3 February 2019

Indoor, triple Worcester.

 

Emma Barham – Lady BB 1st Single, 1st Double

Tom Williams – Gent BB 1st Treble, 3rd Double

Andy Barham – Gent BB 2nd Treble

James Jones – Junior BB 1st Single, 1st Double

Dylan Barham – Junior BB 2nd Single, 2nd Double

Pre New Year Novelty Shoot - 30 December 2018
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Bah Humbug Clout - 9 December 2018
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ACA Portsmouth/Worcester - 25 November 2018

A difficult indoor weekend for two of our archers but one came away with a third place on the Worcester.
 
Tom Williams - 3rd Barebow Gent

Selby Summer Postal – April-September 2018

After much cajoling and pleading by Robin and Helen to their separate teams, the results were worth it.  A longbow (shooting the National round) and a recurve (shooting the Short Metric) team each won their league.

 

Longbow: Helen Jeory, Andy Barnes, Peter Clark, Raymond D'Amato

 

 

Recurve B: Robin Hunte, Jennifer Aldridge, Andy Barham, Pete Bone, Steve Cheeseman, Bill Grealish, Stuart Lansdell, Tom Williams

Agincourt Clout, 28 October 2018

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CONGRATULATIONS TO TOM WILLIAMS

Tom achieved his Barebow Bowman classification on 21 October 2018.

Swan Soup Shoot – 7 October 2018

It was a lovely warm day for Swan's Soupy Western. Always good to catch up with old friends from other clubs as well.  Although attendance was down on previous years, five Bromley Archers attended.  In spite of everyone experiencing problems shooting, four came away with medals!

 

 

 

Helen Jeory – 1st Longbow Lady

Tom Williams – 1st Barebow Gent

Andy Barham – 2nd Barebow Gent

James Jones – 3rd Barebow Junior Gent

Shire Bowmen - 23 September 2018

Roving marks shoot in Kettering.  The unmarked distances varied from 100 to over 220 yards.

 

Tom Williams - 1st Barebow Gent

The Women’s Institute Have-A-Go - 22 September 2018

It was a rainy and windy day at a Have-A-Go session for the ladies (and a few of their husbands) of The Women’s Institute.  Thirteen ladies took part in the morning session and eleven in the afternoon.  Luckily all were dressed for the weather conditions.

 

They were very competitive when it came to the competition and all had a great time despite the continued drizzle.  Shame they did not allow the men to take part in the competition!

 

The ladies did not bring any cakes but plenty of assorted biscuits.

 

Thanks to Andy, Eric, Jameel, Jean, George and Robin for their time and effort in increasing club funds.

Club Championship, 2 September 2018

BAC Championship - 2 September 2018
A hot day for the club champs.
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High Weald Archers - 1 September 2018

Back to summer again with a spectacular day in Tonbridge. The round is the bespoke "Wealden" 12 dozen round - four dozen arrows each at 60, 50 and 40 yards.  This competition in aid of ABF The Soldiers' Charity was opened up to barebows this year instead of just longbows but there was not much uptake from them.  The two Bromley Archers who attended aquitted themselves well.

 

Tom Williams - 1st Barebow Gent

Helen Jeory - 3rd Longbow Lady

CONGRATULATIONS TO ANDY BARHAM

Andy achieved his Barebow Bowman classification at the end of August 2018.

Allington Castle White Friars - 26 August 2018

An abysmal day but two Bromley Archers attended and completed the York.

 

Tom Williams - 1st Barebow Gent

Andy Barham - 3rd Barebow Gent

Ron Palmer Tribute Clout - 12 August 2018
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Colourful arrows at the 2018 Ron Palmer clout

Invicta Coaching Springboard Tournament - 22 July 2018

This competition is for archers who have not yet achieved Bowman status in a particular chosen discipline. It is a handicap round which means that the lower the raw score, the more likely the archer is to win. It gives less able archers an opportunity to compete against and beat better archers!

 

Tom Williams achieved a Bowman score on the day, shooting a New Western, so he was very unlikely to win on handicap.  However, he did win a medal for the highest raw score for Barebow Gents.

Regina, 15 July 2018

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That's Not A Longbow, 8 July 2018

Results and pictures for That's Not A Longbow - 8 July 2018
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Allington Castle Archers, Sir Thomas Wyatt Archery Tournament, 23 & 24 June 2018

Perfect weather over the two days for the double York/Hereford/Bristol rounds although a little too hot on the Sunday.

 

Two BAC members attended and acquitted themselves with aplomb shooting gents barebow double York! On the Saturday Tom Williams won first and Andy Barham won second.  On Sunday Andy won the silver and Tom the bronze, and Tom claimed the overall trophy for gents barebow.  Very well done to both of them.

 

Tom Williams - Double Round Winner Gents Barebow

Tom Williams - 1st Gents Barebow Saturday

Andy Barham - 2nd Gents Barebow Saturday

Andy Barham - 2nd Gents Barebow Sunday

Tom Williams - 3rd Gents Barebow Sunday

Midsummer Shoot - 17 June 2018
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Dammartin, Corbie 2018 Results
French field competition held on 9 June 2018
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CLAA Postal League 2017

Two winners from Bromley for the monthly (winter) Portsmouth. These guys were some of the only club members to submit scores for all six months so it's worth committing to the shoot. It should be noted that Bromley was shooting this outside during the winter months while the other clubs were all inside. (Results were announced in 2018.)

 

Pete Bone - First Recurve Gent

George Gard - First Longbow Gent

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LPA Grand Knight’s Challenge – 20 May 2018

 The morning started off a little chilly but brightened up considerably to a warm, sunny day.  For a second year, the competition comprised a series of medieval themed targets including the well known knight and attendants. The Dragon’s Lair posed issues for many as the dragon’s head was sited through a butt with a hole. Similarly the Balls of Doom – spongy balls hanging from a line. The archer had to impale the ball with their arrow. The Jester’s stick was a vertical stick with balloons attached at the top and swinging from side to side. Not easy and, with three arrows, if you burst one that’s your lot.

 The result for the coveted chalice in the Chalice Challenge was a mystery right till the last and it was simply the most number of hits during the day on a pictorial chalice. As two people (both longbow ladies!) had the same score at the end there was shoot off at the Jester’s Wand – two balloons, three arrows. Helen shot a balloon with her first arrow.

 At lunchtime there was entertainment in the form of bicycle jousting! It looked difficult. Much hilarity ensued and the black knight won.

 Bromley’s attendance was back up again and we acquitted ourselves admirably.  Tom Williams shot the highest score of the day.  Dylan and George were very disappointed at the raffle and claimed that it had been rigged. Better luck next time chaps but a fantastic time had by all!

 

Helen Jeory – Chalice Challenge Winner

Tom Williams – 1st Gent Barebow

Andy Barham – 3rd Gent Barebow

Emma Barham – 3rd Lady Barebow

George Gard Clout - 13 May 2018
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Medieval Society St George's Day Shoot - 21 April 2018

Very hot at Belmont House for a bespoke target round - 6 dozen in the morning and again in the afternoon. Distances are approximately 50 and 40 yards give or take a few yards, with 4 and 2 dozen arrows consecutively.  Helen Jeory won first prize for the ladies and had the highest score of the day overall.

Medieval Society Bowmen Open Field Shoot - 9 April 2018

A drizzly, mud filled day by all accounts  Although a number of archers did not turn up there were plenty to take their places and 50 to 60 shot on the day.  After 40 3D targets Helen Jeory won first prize for the Longbow Ladies.

Swan Archers Spring Shoot - 9 April 2018

A dreary day for Swan's Spring Western.  Three Bromley Archers attended unlike many others who were obviously put off by the weather.  Two of them came away with medals - George Gard came second for the longbow men and Tom Williams was second for barebow men.

Easter Clout - 1 April 2018
Happy Easter all
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Sutton Bowmen Charity Portsmouth - 18 March 2018

Well done to Dylan Barham who came second for junior barebow, shooting an indoor double Portsmouth.

Valentine's Day - 11 Feb 2018
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