Archery club fires an arrow of enthusiasm for some new members to join in the sport

Marshland Archers hold an open day to encourage more members to join

Marshland Archers hold an open day to encourage more members to join - Credit: Archant

Families enjoyed a taster day thanks to an archery club that held an open event as part of archery fun across the country for the Big Weekend.

Marshland Archers hold an open day to encourage more members to join

Marshland Archers hold an open day to encourage more members to join - Credit: Archant

Marshland Archers, which has been running for two years, invited people to try out the sport at Walpole St Andrew Community Centre in Summer Close, Wisbech.

Marshland Archers hold an open day to encourage more members to join

Marshland Archers hold an open day to encourage more members to join - Credit: Archant

There was also an indoor craft fair, outdoor car boot sale, inflatables, games, hot food and ice cream.

Marshland Archers hold an open day to encourage more members to join

Marshland Archers hold an open day to encourage more members to join - Credit: Archant

Caroline Coates, secretary of Marshland Archers, said: “Archery GB’s Big Weekend, in association with Foresters Friendly Society, saw around 90 clubs across the UK open their doors to potential archers.

Marshland Archers hold an open day to encourage more members to join

Marshland Archers hold an open day to encourage more members to join - Credit: Archant

“Not only will visitors be able to try out a new sport, they will also have the opportunity to meet new friends.” Visit their Facebook page or email secetary@marshlandarchers.co.uk.

Marshland Archers hold an open day to encourage more members to join

Marshland Archers hold an open day to encourage more members to join - Credit: Archant

Marshland Archers hold an open day to encourage more members to join

Marshland Archers hold an open day to encourage more members to join - Credit: Archant

Marshland Archers hold an open day to encourage more members to join

Marshland Archers hold an open day to encourage more members to join - Credit: Archant


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