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2021 (10)

  • December 20 - Unbelievable Rove… (by Chris Eccles)
    A great day roving at Poulton Hall with lovely company. The thick fog didn’t help much, especially at the pond where Alison decided she was going to ‘Kill the pond’,… 
  • October 26 - 3rd Poulton Hall Rove (by Chris Eccles)
    A brilliant time at the Longbow Club’s Rove at Poulton Hall. Great to see old friends after such a long time. Thanks to Chris Eccles and Pete Price for laying… 
  • September 14 - Flodden Marks (by Chris Eccles)
    A fantastic turnout not only for the Flodden Marks, but also for The Longbow Club. Represented by Sarah, Colin and Ben Cavanagh, Sue and Pete Price, Josh MacLaren, Katrina Horton… 
  • September 13 - Sword of Shrewsbury (by Chris Eccles)
    Congratulations to Katrina Horton on winning the Ladies Sword of Shrewsbury for the second year in a row.The Longbow club was represented by Lady Paramount Ann Ledson, and archers...
  • August 4 - Cheshire Weekend (by Chris Eccles)
    Congratulations to Katrina Horton, Cheshire Lady Longbow Champion at the Cheshire...
  • July 21 - Eagle Bowmen Weekend of Clout (by Alison Williams)
    Day 2 Typical Penrith weather again. The forecast said moderate breeze from over right shoulder – no it wasn’t, it was a light headwind in the morning. Until walking back… 
  • July 21 - Eagle Bowmen Weekend of Clout (by Alison Williams)
    Day 1 Typical Penrith weather again. The forecast said moderate breeze from over right shoulder – no it wasn’t, it was a light headwind in the morning. Until walking back… 
  • July 19 - Lancashire Clout (by Chris Eccles)
    A great day at Blundellsands for the Lancashire Clout. Very hot and a headwind made for tricky shooting but great fun. Katrina Horton was 1st Visitor Lady Longbow and Alison… 
  • May 30 - Team Longbow does it again… (by Chris Eccles)
    A great day at the Cheshire Metric Clout. A bit chilly in the morning but lovely and sunny in the afternoon, although a tricky wind (as usual!). We won the… 
  • May 29 - Another perfect day to indulge (by Chris Eccles)
    What a glorious day to be roaming around fields filled with buttercups, shooting arrows into crystal clear blue skies, getting nowhere near the mark even though you put them out… 

2020 (2)

  • September 14 - Sword of Shrewsbury (by Katrina Horton)
    What a fabulous day shooting at The Sword of Shrewsbury. Chris, Keith and myself made the journey to Shropshire.How wonderful to have a bit of normality back into life, albeit… 
  • September 1 - Cheshire Tri-Clout (by Alison Williams)
    Day 3 Another day of perfect weather for Day 3 of the Tri Clout, light winds, sunshine, not too hot. Should have been the Metric today, the Cheshire and Open… 

2019 (27)

  • August 19 - The Viking Festival 2019 (by Chris Eccles)
    The Upton Viking Festival is a celebration of Viking life on the Wirral. We aim to recreate the settlement, led by Noreseman Ingimund in 902ad through an encampment in Warwick… 
  • August 7 - Cheshire County and Open (by Chris Eccles)
    Day 1 A good first day for The Longbow Club represented by Steve and Alison Williams, Katrina Horton, Lord Ian Stowell and Mike Christison at the Cheshire Weekend. A WA1440… 
  • July 28 - Lancashire County and Open Clout (by Chris Eccles)
    A great turnout by The Longbow Club at the Lancashire County and Open Clout at Blundellsands – 10 of us! Graham and Dylan Higgs, Jason and Gabe Powell, Alison and… 
  • July 20 - Dodleston Summer Fair (by Chris Eccles)
    A great day at Dodleston Summer Fair with the Longbow Club’s Have-a-go. Thanks to all the Club members who turned up to help and to make it such a success.… 
  • July 18 - Cumbria and Open Clout (by Chris Eccles)
    A brilliant weekend for the Longbow Club at Penrith for the Cumbria Open Metric Clout with Steve and Alison Willaims, Katrina Horton, Chris Eccles and Lord Ian Stowell taking part.… 
  • July 10 - 165th GNAM Tournament (by Chris Eccles)
    Great 3 days at GNAM in Lilleshall, a double York/Hereford on Wednesday and Thursday and a Long National on the Friday. Wednesday was cloudy and a little chilly, but then… 
  • July 2 - Dunster Week (by Chris Eccles)
    Well, another fantastic week in Dunster draws to a close. Starting off last Sunday with a York/Hereford, Monday a WA1440, Tuesday an Albion, Wednesday a Two Way Western with 202… 
  • June 30 - Somerset County and Open (by Chris Eccles)
    Great day at the Somerset and Open Championships. The weather was somewhat mixed with spells of bright sunshine, rain, heavy cloud, strong gusts of wind and flat calm.It was nice… 
  • June 12 - Eagle Bowmen Weekend of Clout (by Chris Eccles)
    A fantastic weekend in Penrith for the Eagle Bowmen Weekend of Clout. Katrina Horton, Chris Eccles, Alison and Steve Williams and Lord Ian Stowell representing The Longbow Club. A...
  • June 6 - UK Masters (by Chris Eccles)
    Congratulations Katrina Horton, silver medalist in the UK Masters at Lilleshall. Not only was this Katrina’s first ever Masters Tournament, it was also her first ever Head to...
  • May 29 - AOER 10th Weekend of Clout (by Chris Eccles)
    Great fun at the Archers of East Riding Clout Weekend. A lot of laughs and great company. A good turn out for The Longbow Club – Steve and Alison Williams,… 
  • May 22 - 1st Mercia Archers Clout (by Chris Eccles)
    Good fun at Mercia Archers for their first clout competition at Gresley Old Hall. Just Alison and Steve Williams and Lord Ian Stowell, there today. Ian was 2nd Gents Longbow… 
  • May 10 - Cheshire Metric Clout (by Chris Eccles)
    A brilliant day at the Cheshire Metric Clout. A great turnout for The Longbow Club, probably our biggest team ever – Katrina Horton, Chris Eccles, Steve and Alison Willaims,...
  • May 3 - New British Target Record! (by Chris Eccles)
    Huge congratulations to one of our clubs associate junior members – Dan Moreton. He has just smashed the British record this weekend at the Blackpool shoot for a Metric II.… 
  • May 1 - Coppell Cup 2019 (by Chris Eccles)
    Congratulations to all the members attending the Coppell Cup today, in memory of our fellow archer Brian Coppell. The day started chilly but the sun eventually showed itself. Katrina...
  • April 25 - Yorkshire Clout Championships (by Chris Eccles)
    Great weekend at Driffield for the Yorkshire Clout and Championships Metric round today. Beautiful weather and lovely company. Alison Williams was 2nd Lady Longbow with an MB score, Ian...
  • April 17 - York Spring Clout (by Chris Eccles)
    Great day at the first ever York Spring Clout at Hopgrove Sports Field. The weather though reasonable, was cold and the wind was very tricky. Katrina Horton was 1st Lady… 
  • April 10 - Cheshire Trials 2019 (by Chris Eccles)
    A great day out at the Cheshire County Trials, Katrina Horton was 1st Lady Longbow, Alison Williams 2nd Lady Longbow and Ian Stowell was 3rd Gent Longbow. The Cheshire Longbow… 
  • March 26 - Spinners Mill Portsmouth (by Chris Eccles)
    A great day at Spinners Mill for their Portsmouth tournament. A lovely venue, set in the heritage site of Leigh Spinners Mill, one of the largest cotton spinning mills in… 
  • March 26 - Cheshire Winter League (by Chris Eccles)
    February...
  • March 20 - Kendal Longbow Western (by Chris Eccles)
    First outdoor target competition of the year and and a great day at Kendal Bowmen’s Longbow Western. Weather was a lot better than it could have been (gales had died… 
  • February 20 - Kendal Bowmen Indoor (by Chris Eccles)
    A great day at the Kendal Bowmen – 42nd Club and Open Indoor Portsmouth. A very pleasant and easy drive saw us arrive in plenty of time. Following a nice… 
  • February 11 - Sherwood Clout 2019 (by Chris Eccles)
    A good time for their first outdoor shoot of 2019. A Metric Clout at Sherwood Archers in a lovely setting. It was a little bit chilly and wet in the… 
  • February 4 - Chester Indoor Tournament 2019 – Day 2 (by Chris Eccles)
    Congratulations everyone on today’s shoot, a great time was had by all. Not quite a clean sweep today but The Longbow Club took the team award, 328 ahead of their… 
  • February 3 - Chester Indoor Tournament 2019 – Day 1 (by Chris Eccles)
    Congratulations everyone on today’s shoot, a great time was had by all. Katrina Horton took 1st Lady Longbow, Lord Ian Stowell was 1st Gent Longbow, Chris Eccles was 2nd Gent… 
  • January 30 - Wigan & Orrell Indoor 2019 (by Chris Eccles)
    Good day at the Wigan and Orrell Indoor Competition, it was great to catch up with everyone. Katrina Horton was 1st Lady Longbow, Lord Ian Stowell was 1st Gent Longbow… 
  • January 14 - Bowbrook Archers’ Rove (by Chris Eccles)
    Great day at Boreatton Park with Bowbrook Archers. The weather was beautiful and the company exhilarating, Katrina was first lady and it was great to catch up with old friends… 

2018 (5)

  • December 8 - National Indoor Championships 2018 (by Chris Eccles)
    Congratulations to Lord Ian Stowell on his performance at the National Indoor Championships today. 4th place in the qualifying round (and only missed out on 3rd place by number of...
  • November 30 - Caldy Bowmen’s 39th Indoor Tournament (by Chris Eccles)
    Congratulations to all the Longbow Club members who took part in Caldy Bowmen’s 39th Indoor Tournament yesterday at Leasowe. Especially to Keith Ledson who won his first ever medal!...
  • November 15 - Four County Records Taken… (by Chris Eccles)
    Congratulations to Lord Ian Stowell and Dylan Higgs who, between them took four Cheshire County Records. Dylan took the Bray 1 and Bray 2 records in the under 14 Junior… 
  • November 1 - Shropshire and Open Clout (by Chris Eccles)
    Brilliant last Clout of the season for The Longbow Club at Bowbrook Archers for the Shropshire Clout Championships. A bit chilly but dry and the sun shone most of the… 
  • October 26 - Bowmen of Rutland Clout (by Chris Eccles)
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