30.12.2017 - Clout shoot 2017
This was the first time the Club have ever held a Clout shoot and a first for most of the people taking part. It was a really enjoyable, fun event as everyone who took part will tell you and even the sunshine paid us a visit for part of the time. Wives, husband and partners were also invited, which made it a true social event, although for many of the would be spectators the log fire in the farmhouse was a greater attraction than watching their other halves shooting arrows.
The food and drink for all attendees was provided courtesy of Pam and Andrew Hind, which was not only first rate but extremely kind of them! Food always tastes better after some exercise in the fresh air as all 16 archers will testify, and with the spread available there was never any risk of people returning to the second half of the shoot feeling anything other than full to the brim. The Club now looks forward to the next social event this coming summer.
A very big thank you to Andrew and Pam for the food and venue and a big thank you to Simon for arranging and running the Clout shoot.
22.10.2017 - Sylvia Hogbin shoot
Well done to our archers, Pam, Andrew and Mark for winning a good haul of medals when they shot at the Sylvia Hogbin shoot.
One of our young archers Thomas wins the Supreme Archer Award at his first ever competition. Thomas started shooting just a couple of months ago which makes this achievement all the more impressive. Well done Thomas.
03.04.2017 - Retirement of Craigan and Ann Hyde-Barnett
On Saturday, 1st April, the members of the 1066 Archery Club honoured the retirement of Craigan and Ann Hyde-Barnet with the presentation of a glass bowl etched with the Club's logo plus the dates during which they managed the Club, some gift vouchers and a bouquet of flowers.
Between 1993 and 2016, Craigan had been the Chairman of the Club and his wife Ann had been the Treasurer. The Club has a tremendous debt of gratitude for their hard work and commitment over the years, which has provided the Club with a wonderful legacy upon which the current Committee and membership will continue to build.
The members wish Craigan and Ann all the very best for the future and we look forward to their regular visits back to the Club.
At this years AGM it was announced that Craigan and Anne have retired from the 1066 Archery Club.
The Club was initially founded in 1985 as the Hawkhurst Hundred Archery Club and renamed the 1066 Archery Club in 1999, by which time it had moved to Northiam. The final move to its present location in Tenterden taking place in 2008. The Club has been managed in its different guises by Craigan and Ann since 1993.
They have made a fantastic job of making a friendly and successfull archery Club over the years and will be missed by all the members.
We all send them our best wishes and hope to see them again soon.
1066 Archery are pleased to have been invited to Biddenden Tractor Fest from the 20th to 21st August 2016, where we will be running a
Have-a-Go stand to test your Archery Skills.
A special thank you to the Lions Club again for their generous donation towards the new generator needed to power our facilities.
We are now running our own 252 award scheme.
This scheme is in use by many other Archery Clubs across Britain.
The 252 scheme is designed to help you practice your shooting at different distances and reward you for your achievements.
The rounds cover 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 80 and 100 yards outdoors on a 122cm face.
Score sheets and rules can be found in the clubhouse.
We are pleased to announce that 1066 Archery are now part of Kent Archery Association (KAA), we would like to thank Craigan and Didier for their efforts in arranging the move from Sussex to Kent and a very big thank you to Mark and Tony from KAA for all thier assistance in helping us achieve such a smooth transistion.