It is with great sadness that we have to announce the death of one of our Trustees, Bev Detoeuf who passed away suddenly on 13th August 2020. Bev, an enthusiastic and accomplished archer and coach joined the Board of Trustees in March 2019 and immediately demonstrated her commitment to the objects of the Foundation with overseeing the start up of … Read More
The 2021 AGM took place again this year via MS Teams because of the COVID19 restrictions. We are beginning to get the hang of this technology and welcomed a few guests to the meeting as well.
Chestnut Products manufacture and supply the wood industry and hobbyists with colourings and coatings for their products. At Christmas time they run a quiz for their followers with a prize for the winner to be donated to a charity of the winners choice. This year the Archery Foundation was to be the recipient of the prize so a very big … Read More
The Annual General Meeting of the Archery Foundation finally took place on Thursday 7th May 2020 via a Zoom Meeting. As most of the Trustees and members that took part were quite new to this kind of meeting it was very successful.
The Foundation is pleased to announce that it has been able to assist Endeavour Archers in the provision of much needed Heaters and Bosses. Endeavour Archers, who’s members are (in their words) ‘a mixed bag of former service personnel suffering from one disability or other who find archery a great escape from our daily mundane routines and it is … Read More
The Foundation would like to thank the Family and Friends of Mr Adam Abbot on the kind donations received in Adams memory.
When Tony Nilsen, a Support Planner at the Cardiff East Learning Disability Team had an idea to bring the Experience of Archery to a number of Citizens with various Learning Disabilities his major problem was how to fund the various elements of the event namely where, how and who. This is where the Foundation (following an approved Funding Application from … Read More
The Charity held two raffles at the 2017 Archery GB National Indoor Championships, the first was for a single stunning prize of guaranteed entry into all six stages of the 2018 Archery GB National Series kindly donated by Archery GB, which was won by Jill Brown of Leicester AOF Archery Club. The second was a raffle for many various prizes, including … Read More
In the March 2015 budget the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced that £1m would be allocated for commemoration of the 600th anniversary of the battle of Agincourt which would then be distributed by the ‘Agincourt 600’ Charity in accordance with stated objects of the Charity. One of the major objects was ‘The advancement of the amateur sport of archery and … Read More