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New to archery?

Are you looking for a new challenge, hobby, fulfil a lifelong ambition, or make some more friends.

It couldn't be easier!

In order to join DCA, it is a requirement to complete a beginner course.

Our beginner course is where you will taught how to shoot safely by one of our AGB qualified coaches or assistant coach. We will; teach you how to shoot, cover all aspects of target archery, demonstrate modern bows, show you range safety and advise you about buying equipment. 


 - 2022 prices are subject to change

Adults: £65

Juniors (<18): £35 

All equipment is provided and we are happy to teach anyone from the age 12 years and upwards, however we ask under 18's to be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times. Our courses run for five consecutive weeks on a Saturday afternoon (13:30 - 16:00), so please ensure you can attend all sessions before booking in your place. 

When a course gets put up for sale, this will be announced on our Facebook page, and they tend to fill up fast, so keep an eye out and then book a place that suits you.


  • Booking is done through our Eventbrite page.

  • Look through the available courses and book.

  • Select the "Tickets" option

  • Select the type and amount of places you would like to book (1 ticket = 1 person).

  • Click "Checkout"

  • Fill out details your details and click "Place Order"

  • Enter payment details and pay.

Once you do this you will receive an order confirmation email with; your order summary, event information and ticket/s attached.

You will receive a reminder email from our beginner liaison a week or two before the course.

Then just come along on the first session and enjoy!

If you are already an archer, please see the info on this page.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to get in contact, either email or use the contact form below.

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