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Archery for Bowmen,

Bowwomen and

Bowchildren in North Tyneside

...beginners welcome!

The Bowmen of Backworth are...

...a very long-established, friendly archery club based at Backworth Miners' Welfare in North Tyneside.

Find out more...

Contact Us

Please email us at [email protected]

or phone 07896 701303

Our address is:

Bowmen of Backworth

Backworth Miners' Welfare

Backworth Hall

Station Road


Tyne and Wear

NE27 0AH

Find us

Our permanent base is Backworth Miners' Welfare, but we shoot at a number of locations in North Tyneside.


Join us

The Bowmen of Backworth welcome archers of all abilities, from beginners all the way to competition level.

We also offer "have a go" sessions for people who fancy an archery taster.

We can put on archery parties or sessions for special occasions upon request.

Link to Bowmen of Backworth on Facebook

News and Events

Join us on Facebook for our recent news and latest photos.

Or, if you're already a Bowmen of Backworth member, join our private "members only" Facebook group for chat and more details of what's going on.

To join the members' group or for more info generally, email [email protected].

Check out our calendar >>> for details of regular archery sessions and upcoming events.

Link to the Bowmen of Backworth's Google calendar


Do you do taster sessions? Yes

Do I need to bring my own equipment? No

Do you do archery parties? Yes

Is there an age limit? Yes and no - you need to be able to hold the bow safely and follow the safety guidelines...

...answers to these and any other questions you might have about having a go at archery all the way to becoming a competitive shooter.

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Useful links

Over the years we've built up a useful list of links to suppliers of archery equipment, specialist manufacturers, archery repair services etc...

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