[insert date] Archery GB’s Big Weekend comes to [insert location] [insert name of club] is welcoming everyone to give archery a go Budding bowmen and aspiring archers are invited to try out archery at [insert name of club], on the Spring Bank Holiday weekend of the 30-31 May – even if they have never picked up a bow and arrow before. Archery GB’s Big Weekend, in association with Foresters Friendly Society, will see around 80 clubs across the country open their doors to potential archers. With over 5,000 members of the public set to take part and around 30,000 arrows to be shot in total, it is going to be a massive and exciting UK wide event. Not only will visitors be able to try out a new sport, they will also have the opportunity to meet new friends – at each event there will be plenty of current club members to lend a hand and chat about how they got started in archery. [insert name of club] is no exception, it has been running for [insert number] of years and has [insert number] members, young and old, who take part in archery on a weekly basis. [insert name of club] is location on [insert address]. All equipment will be provided, therefore all participants need to do is bring along themselves and plenty of enthusiasm*. To find out more about the Big Weekend, please visit www.archerygb.org/bigweekend. ENDS * Some clubs may charge a nominal fee for participation For further information please contact [insert name of contact] tel: [insert telephone number], email: [insert email address] or [insert name of contact] tel: [insert telephone number], email: [insert email address] About Foresters Friendly Society: Foresters Friendly Society has been helping with family finances since 1834. As a mutual society, Foresters doesn't have shareholders so its profits are instead distributed to policyholders in the form of bonuses and also through its Foresters Extras membership package. Foresters takes a sustainable approach to savings, investments and insurance. Offering a range of financial products that are simple, flexible and affordable, Foresters doesn't believe in the hard sell. Instead, its products are backed by an excellent approach to customer service. For more information please visit http://www.forestersfriendlysociety.co.uk/ or call 0800 783 4162. About Archery GB: Archery GB is the national governing body for archery in Great Britain. Archery GB is responsible for all levels of archery within UK from elite to development level. For more information please visit www.archerygb.org Archery GB is the trading name of the Grand National Archery Society, a company limited by guarantee no. 1342150 Registered in England.