Assheton 2010

Assheton Bowmen of Middleton, Manchester, hold an annual shoot for novices - archers with less than two years of experience. Meg Cowley entered the 2010 shoot on the 30th of May, and won the Ladies Recurve title by a convincing margin of 99 points!

Photos by Meg Cowley and Tim Mason.




Meg prepares the shot:


Takes aim:


Back down! There was a very strong and gusty wind throughout the day:


This time:


Oops...








Heck of a shot - broke the flag pole clean in half:


Despite that, Meg quickly took the lead:


Lunch:


Meg's schmexy bow:


Bows R Us:





Middleton's mock-Tudor residents think a refugee camp has sprung up:





Time for a word search:


Then back to business:


Cogs grind, steam rises, Tim scribbles a number down and hopes for the best:


Meg extends her lead:


The tropies beckon:


Archers from the area fought in the battle of Flodden Field, an event commemorated in this impressive window:


Meg steps up...


..to claim the Ladies Recurve title:


Shiny!


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