Deben Archery Club

Archery for All, Young or Old..

Deben Archery Club Badge


Shooting has resumed at our outdoor venue (Bob's meadow) from the 2nd April 2022.

Club Meets are:-

Summer (March-Sep)

  •  Tuesday Evenings 17:30 - 20:00

  • Sunday Mornings 9:00 - 13:00

Winter (Oct-March)

  •  Tuesday Evenings 19:00 - 21:00 @ Tunstall Village Hall

  • Sunday Mornings 10:00 - 13:00 @ Tunstall Village Hall

  • Thursday Evenings 19:00 - 21:00 @ Levington Arena



Postal Competition Results

  • Do not come to the club if you have symptoms of COVID-19 or have tested positive within the last 14 days

  • Do not come to the club if you are asked to isolate by Track and Trace or the App.

  • Adults Members can Shoot any time (including under rule 103c - at the Archers own risk [ The Archer (Deben Member) Must Ensure the Requirements of the AGB Rules-of-Shooting [103c] are met ]

  • Adults Members should endevor to shoot in groups of two or more [Use Club WhatsApp to arrange]

  • Adult Archers should take turns as Line Captain and Shooter, to ensure someone is always watching the field for safe shooting

  • Line Captain should position themselves, on or behind the shooting line, in such as position so they can see the whole field and overshoot, while acting in this role

  • Juniors Member must have Parent/Guardian and Experinced DAC Archer Present (could be same person) in order to shoot [Adult Archer is always the Line Captain and must take turns shooting]

  • Bring everything you need to shoot with you (Bow, Hand Gel, Gloves, Face Covering, Drink Snack)

Internal Club Competitions are allowed (please shoot postal), take this time to get your classification scores up to Bowman

All Competitions are now allowed to take place, nationwide

ArcheryGB members from other clubs are welcome to shoot with us, contact the club to book a slot

Welcome to the Deben Archery Club web site, from these pages you will be able to find out information about us.

We are an ArcheryGB affiliated Archery Club located in Ipswich, Suffolk, United Kingdom that has been shooting for over 60 years.

The club currently has archers shooting Recurve FreeStyle and Barebow, Compound and Longbows. Due to the nature of our shooting venue we don't currently cater for Flight or Crossbow shooting.

If you are new or returning to archery the club has a full set of equipment available for members to borrow. We're a friendly bunch and all club members are willing to provide you with information on the latest equipment and advice if you do decide to take this sport this sport further.

Archery is an inclusive sport where young and old alike can learn together, shoot together and compete against each other in club competitions, local tournaments and on the world stage.

As well as Archers training, tuning and practicing for competitions, we have casual archers who are on the field more for the air and the light exercise than to set the world alight with record scores, all are welcomes and catered for.

The Club has ready for members use a Field with 300+ days access, Olympic-Style Targets, Clout Targets, 3D Animal Targets

If you'd like to come along for a chat or are interested in starting archery then please write to us at:

Have-a-go at Archery @ Bob's Meadow Ipswich
Date Yet to be Decided

Deben Archery Will be supporting the Kesgrave Fun Day 2022, offering Archery as an Activity
(If you are running a community event in ipswich area you think might benefit from a spot of archery contact us)