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PLEASE NOTE: Frankley Bowmen no longer lease the outside shooting ground at The Dingle and no one should trespass on to the owners land.  We are fully committed to obtaining another ground but until then we remain indoors at The Redhill School Stourbridge


Friendly field archery club located in the West Midlands

We aim to please

We welcome shooters of all types of bow and are keen to introduce newcomers to the sport. The club takes place in the sports hall at Redhill School in Stourbridge on Tuesday nights and we have all the equipment required to get you shooting.

Recurve Bow

The Recurve Bow is perhaps the most popular bow but comes in many different varieties from the ancient Mongolian bows made of hide and sinew to modern recurves made from carbon and glass fibre. The recurve takes its name from the shape it assumes when braced with convexly curved limbs. The recurve bow is much shorter than the longbow and suited to use from horseback.


A longbow is a type of bow that is tall – roughly equal to the height of the user – allowing the archer a fairly long draw. A longbow is not significantly recurved. Its limbs are relatively narrow so that they are circular or D-shaped in cross section.

Compound Bow

In modern archery, a compound bow is a bow that uses a levering system, usually of cables and pulleys, to bend the limbs. In general, compound bows are widely used in target practice and hunting. The pulley/cam system grants the user a mechanical advantage, and so the limbs of a compound bow are much stiffer than those of a recurve bow or longbow.

Come and visit us

We’d love to see you, we’re located at:
The sports hall, Redhill School, Junction Road, Stourbridge, DY8 1JX
Tuesdays 7:30 to 9:00 pm (School holidays and special events permitting)

Like what you see? Then come and join us

If you find that archery is the sport for you, you can apply for membership at the club or by downloading a membership form. For your convenience, we have also provided the link for NFAS membership, which you will need if you fancy your chances at external competitions. Finally, our club constitution and child safety & impairment document is available to download.

Please Note for safety reasons:
If you are a new member, you will be required to demonstrate your competence or undergo a period of training before being allowed to shoot at the club or shoot ground.

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