Backworth Bowmen aim for new members


An archery group has its sights set on attracting new members.

The Bowmen of Backworth offer free have-a-go sessions on the first Saturday of each month, from 10am to 1pm, at Backworth Miners’ Welfare, with all equipment and instruction provided.

As part of Archery GB’s Big Weekend, there will be a larger free event on Saturday, June 17, from 10am to 4pm.

Beginners’ courses are also offered for £60.

For further details call 0191 237 1963.