Canterbury Archers

Course Information

The club welcomes all people irrespective of ability. Beginner's courses are available for those with little or no experience of archery.  If you’re interested in Canterbury Archers having taken a beginner's course at another club, please contact us directly.

The minimum age for juniors that we can accept is 10 years old* and in order to comply with the Child Protection Guidelines all juniors, under 18, must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

All equipment is provided and should you wish to join the club, then advice on purchasing equipment is freely given. Our courses cost £50 per person and includes 10.5 hours of tuition spread over three Saturdays. ​

*Young archers will be assessed before they can take part in our beginner's course as to whether they are strong enough to pull back the bow and whether they are able to follow the Archery GB rules.

2022 Course Dates

2022 Beginners Courses will commence on the following dates and run for three weeks

First Course: dates to be confirmed

Second Course: dates to be confirmed

The morning course begins at 10:00 and finishes at 13:30 but you will need to assemble at 9:30.

The afternoon course begins at 13:30 and finishes at 17:00 but you will need to assemble at 13:00

Where do I sign up?​

If you are interested in taking a beginner’s course please contact to check availability as the courses are very popular. It isn’t necessary to join the club to take a beginner’s course.

Please note: 

All our courses for this year and full and our waiting/cancellation list is closed. 

If you wish to be considered for a place on one of next year’s courses then email your interest to and you will be added to a mailing list. In January you will receive details of the 2022 courses together with an application form.


Still have questions about our beginner's courses?

You can contact us  or visit our FAQ page.