LONGBOW NEWS


The Making of a Longbow - a study of a Master Bowyer.

Here is a recent article from the Wood Workers Institute magazine exploring the early history of England has been written with ‘oak gall and arrow’. In a much more peaceful way Marc Grady, Master Bowyer is still keeping the traditional skill of longbow making alive. More . . .


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Mel Townsend – Leather worker.

Mel is an experienced and talented leather work craftsman who creates exquisite quivers, bracers, belts and pouches for our customers. He can work to our existing designs or any bespoke request. Marc is extremely pleased to have Mel onboard to help with the leather workload and actually rates Mel’s hand stitching above his own!  

Please contact Marc as normal to discuss your requirements. 


New for 2018 – Victorian style wooden arrow boxes.

Beautiful felt lined wooden arrow boxes housing 12 arrows. £140.00.


English Archery Federation - English Longbow Championship 2018.

Sherwood Archers have volunteered have to host these again. The date is set for 14th July 2018. Please see their club link for details http://sherwood-archers.org.uk/club-records/future-competitions-2/?event_id1=86 or visit the English Archery Federation page at http://www.englisharcheryfederation.org/  


archerHerefordshire Live

We recently featured on the Herefordshire Live website. If you'd like to read this most informative article please follow this link.

We are also delighted to showcase some of the images from this article in the slide-show on the Home Page.


novelThe Longbow Girl - Award Winning Novel

A good friend of mine and terrific author, Linda Davies has created a rollicking young adult novel called ‘Longbow Girl’. Check it out at http://www.longbowgirl.com/.

“Merry Owen is desperate for her family to stay on their struggling farm in Wales, in the shadow of the Black Castle, owned by the de Courcys who have been enemies of Merry's family for generations. Skilled in the family tradition of archery, Merry is happiest when out riding - but when she finds an overturned tree and a buried chest containing an ancient Welsh text, it leads her into a past filled with treasure, secrets and untold danger”

A great read written by someone who understands the longbow. Available from September. Find more about Linda Davies at www.lindadavies.com


galleryCheck Out Our Flickr Gallery

See our new collection of images of beautiful Bows, Arrows & Leatherwork made for our customers by visiting our new Gallery Page.


workshopWe Are Busy - Sorry for any Delays!

Marc Grady our Master Bowyer, fletcher and leatherworker is extremely busy with customer orders at the moment and apologises for any delays.

All our workshop items are unique and made to customer requirements and so can take a bit of time particularly if we are busy. Clothing, arrow making components and general accessories will generally be dispatched within a day of receiving the order - stocks permitting.


experience day

Try Archery with a Traditional Longbow

Join a Master Bowyer for this wonderful opportunity to taste the excitement of traditional archery in the magnificent setting of Broadfield Court in Herefordshire http://www.broadfieldcourt.co.uk/

Experiences are available at £25 per person per hour, with a maximum of four people participating in one session.

Please ring to check available dates and times.

For bookings or further enquiries contact The Longbow Emporium on;
tel: 01568 797890 / 07918 081725

Or,

enquiries@longbowemporium.co.uk

Experience Gift Vouchers available for the perfect present.