COVID-19 24th March 2020

As of 24th March 2020 the club is closed for all activities which involve gathering.

The school has now closed to all students and the building is to be deep-cleaned pending a future return date. There are no visitors allowed on-site, including outside on the field.

Archery GB has suspended all shooting until further notice. We are already closed because of the school, but be aware that any open shoots or competitions are also suspended.

Full notice here:

We will post an update on this Notice Board when we have additional information.

Mike Rumfitt
Club Chair.

2018-B Beginners Course

The dates for the next archery beginners course are as follows:

  • 8th April 2018
  • 15th April 2018
  • 22nd April 2018

The course costs £60 per archer and includes all equipment and coaching. If you would like to join the course, please complete the application form at the link below:

Application Form

AGM 2017 – Thursday 30th November

The Annual General Meeting of Ouse Valley Archers will be on Thursday 30th November at 7:30pm at Putnoe Primary School. An agenda has been sent out by email to all members, but if you have not received this, please contact the Club Secretary and a copy will be emailed to you.

Notice and a copy of the agenda has also been posted on the Club Notice Board in the Armoury.

Please note that there will be no shooting on this evening, but your attendance and participation in the AGM is warmly invited. We are discussing some important issues and there are proposals to consider on Membership Fees and other matters. If available we will meet in the dining room where we can make use of the chairs and tables.

Hope to see you there.

Christmas Arrangements 2016

christmas-bells-298x300There will be a Santa Shoot on Thursday 22nd December to celebrate the festive season with games, prizes and a raffle. Christmas jumpers are encouraged!

That will be the last shooting day of 2016. The club will re-open for shooting on Thursday 5th January 2017.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Sunday 9th October

1We will be shooting outside today in the sunshine.

It’s forecasting 14 degrees in the sunshine but the wind is quite chilly, so bring warm clothes, plenty of layers, and something that you can shoot in that won’t catch or snag on your arm.

Sunday 11th September

Five Zone Scoring - Gold = 9, Red = 7, Blue = 5, Black = 3, White = 1
Five Zone Scoring – Gold = 9, Red = 7, Blue = 5, Black = 3, White = 1

There will be no Club shooting on Sunday 11th September as most of the Club is entered in the Kestrels National Tournament at Biggleswade.

Please come along to support Club archers at Stratton School Field (SG18 0NE) Alternative entrance.

Hope that’s okay.



Beginners’ Course 2016-B

BoS Advert 2016-03The next archery beginners course has been scheduled for the following dates:

  • 17th April
  • 24th April
  • 1st May
  • 8th May

The course will be held at Putnoe Primary School, Church Lane, Bedford. All shooting and safety equipment will be provided, and the course will be led by Archery GB approved coaches.

To apply to join the course please visit our Courses Page.