Welcome to Savile Bowmen.
Savile Bowmen is an open membership target archery club in the Kirklees area of West Yorkshire, and is affiliated to Archery GB, Northern Counties Archery Society and the Yorkshire Archery Association. We have an active and growing membership who shoot compound, recurve and longbow disciplines.
Our club shoots at Dewsbury Moor ARLFC during the outdoor season and Spen Valley Sports College during the indoor season. Both of these venues are open to visitors.
We have an open membership and welcome archers of all abilities. Feel free to visit us at one of our regular sessions and introduce yourself.
10/07/2018 - Places Now Available on our next Beginners' Courses
We have places available for our next six-week beginners' courses starting at the beginning of August. Choose from Sunday afternoons or Friday evenings to suit you. Starting on Friday 3rd or Sunday 5th August 2018. For more information or to book your place, check out our events pages on EventBrite Fridays or Sundays.
07/02/18 - 26 Indoor Tournament Results
Please see our tournaments page for results of the tournament.
Thanks to everyone who supported the tournament, participants and club members alike and especially our judges on the day. We expect the 27th Indoor Tournament to be held at Spen Valley High School on Sunday 3rd February 2019.
28/12/17 - 26 Indoor Tournament
Tournament to be held at Spen Valley High School on Sunday 4th February 2018. Entries are now live on Eventbrite. Please see our tournaments page.
08/02/2017 - 25 Indoor Tournament Results
Savile Bowmen are pleased to announce the results from their 25th Indoor Tournament held at Spen Valley High School. Three records were broken in a single day. Please see the Results Sheet for the full results.
The club would like to thank participants for their support. We expect the 26th Indoor Tournament to be held at Spen Valley High School on Sunday 4th February 2018.
01/02/2017 - Non-shooting Nights February & March 2017
Due to exams there will be no shooting on the following nights at Spen Valley High School:
- Friday 24th February
- Monday 27th February
- Friday 3rd March
22/10/2016 - Savile Bowmen 25th Indoor Tournament - Sunday 5th February 2017
We are pleased to announce that we will be holding our 25th indoor tournament on Sunday 5th February 2016. This will be a record status double Portsmouth, to be held at Spen Valley Sports College.
12/09/2016 - Indoor Season Begins
We are now in our indoor season, shooting at Spen Valley High School on Monday and Friday evenings 7:15 - 9:30pm. Please refer to the locations page for full details and directions to our indoor venue.
22/05/2016 - Places Available on our Beginners' Course
We still have places available for our next six-week beginners' course starting on Friday 3rd June 2016. For more information or to book your place, please contact us.
18/04/2016 - Outdoor Season Begins
We are now in our outdoor season, shooting at Dewsbury Moor ARLFC on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings, and Sunday afternoons. Please refer to the locations page for full details and directions to our outdoor venue.
07/02/2016 - Indoor Tournament Results
Savile Bowmen held their 24th Indoor Tournament on Sunday 7th February. Over 50 archers competed at the event. Special thanks to our sponsors Aardvark Archery for supporting the event.
24th Indoor Tournament Results.
30/01/2016 - Indoor Tournament - Now fully booked
The Savile Bowmen 24th Indoor Tournament is on Sunday 7th February. The target list can be found here.
14/01/2016 - Indoor Tournament - Places still available
We still have places available for the Savile Bowmen 24th Indoor Tournament on Sunday 7th February. Please send in your entry form as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
24/11/2015 - Savile Bowmen 24th Indoor Tournament - Sunday 7th February 2016
We are pleased to announce that we will be running our 24th annual indoor tournament on Sunday 7th February 2016. This will be a record status double Portsmouth, to be held at Spen Valley Sports College - sponsored by Aardvark Archery.
12/10/2015 - Beginners' Course starting Friday 16th October
Our next six-week beginners' course starts on Friday 16th October. Please use our enquiry form to request information on the next beginners' course or to get your name onto the waiting list.
14/09/2015 - Have-a-go Session
We are holding a have-a-go session on Sunday 20th September 1-3pm at Dewsbury Moor ARLFC (WF13 3UY). Come along and try your hand at archery. This event is free of charge and all are welcome (minimum age 8 to shoot). There is no need to book - just turn up! We look forward to seeing you there.
19/08/2015 - Indoor Season & Wednesday Outdoor Shooting
The upcoming indoor season will begin on Monday 14th September at Spen Valley Sports College. We will be shooting from 7:30 PM Mondays and Fridays.
Additionally we are now able to shoot on Wednesday evenings at Dewsbury Moor ARLFC again.
06/05/2015 - UPDATE - Temporary Change to Shooting Sessions
Great news! We are now able to resume our Friday shooting sessions at Dewsbury Moor ARLFC. Our shooting sessions are currently Mondays and Fridays from 6:30pm and Sundays from 1pm.
24/04/2015 - Temporary Change to Shooting Sessions
Our Wednesday and Friday shooting sessions have temporarily been suspended due to an increase in rugby training and temporary pitch constraints. Our shooting sessions are currently Mondays from 6:30pm and Sundays from 1pm.
13/04/2015 - Outdoor Season
We are now in our outdoor season. Our shooting evenings are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 6:30pm and Sundays from 1pm. Please refer to the locations page for full details and directions to our outdoor venue.
20/02/2015 - Welcome to our New Members
Congratulations to our new members on completing their beginners' course: welcome to Savile Bowmen! If you would like information on our next beginners' course, please use our enquiry form.
01/02/2015 - 23rd Indoor Tournament, Sunday 1st February 2015
We are pleased to announce the results of our 23rd Indoor Tournament held on Sunday 1st February 2015. This was a record status double Portsmouth round held at Spen Valley Sports College. Savile Bowmen would like to thank all participants for entering.23rd Indoor Tournament results
16/01/2015 - Beginners' Course
Our six-week beginners' course began on Friday 16th January and will run on Friday evenings at our indoor venue. Please use our enquiry form to request information on the next beginners' course.
21/09/2014 - The Return of The Indoor Season
Savile Bowmen have returned indoors for the winter season. Our shooting evenings are Mondays and Fridays from 7:15pm. Please refer to the locations page for full details and directions to our indoor venue.
21/09/2014 - Have A Go Event Success
On Sunday 21st September, Savile Bowmen held their third invitational have-a-go event. Over 50 people of all ages joined in for an afternoon of shooting in the summer heat. Club members provided tuition and explained the various types of equipment used by target archers.
14/09/2014 - Captain's Day Shoot
On 14th September 2014, we held the Captain's Day Shoot. Around 20 archers turned up to shoot, the weather was kind and a good time was had by all.