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    Post by Vee on Sat Nov 26, 2016 11:42 am

    The Society of Archer-Antiquaries something for everyone 
     
    As you pack away your gear and plod back to the car park after a pleasant days shooting  do you ever wonder how it all started ?  How the simple but ingenious invention of a stick and a string has been adapted over the years, and its uses developed ?
     
    One place to satisfy your curiosity is with the Society of Archer-Antiquaries
     
    So what does the SAA do ?  I hear you ask.
     
    It encourages and supports anyone with a historical interest in archery and associated equipment, from the Neolithic hunter, to the Victorian “archeress” and into the present, from Egyptian tombs to Belgian crossbow guilds, in all parts of the world – the far East, Africa, the Americas – in fact anywhere the bow has been or is being used.
     
    The Society [based in the UK] gives members the opportunity to meet with like minded enthusiasts for friendly discussion, exchange of information (and sometimes items) the examination of interesting archery artefacts and occasional short illustrated talks.
     
    An on-line forum allows members in many other countries to ask questions, give answers and generally contribute to the ongoing debates on historical archery matters.
     
    At meetings, members – and guests – may browse the Society’s display room of representative artefacts from across the world, and its extensive library of archery related books – with the opportunity this provides for some personal research. One meeting each year includes a short shoot, where members may use simple bows of all types from any country.
     
    The vast breadth of knowledge of Society members is encapsulated in a quality, members-only annual Journal full of fascinating insights into the myriad aspects of toxophily.
     
    But they all had to start somewhere. Whether you are curious about the beginnings of your sport, or keen to explore the bow’s use in battle, interested in the simple bows of indigenous peoples, or perhaps the rituals of the past and the present, if you feel you might like to make reproductions of, or collect, unusual equipment, then do consider joining the SAA and expanding your interest. 
     
    You will be very welcome.
     
    For further information visit our website at:   societyofarcher-antiquaries.org
     
    Or contact the Hon Sec Mrs V. Soar  - saaforum@btinternet.com
     
    Or write to:  29 Batley Court, Oldland, S.Glos. BS30 8YZ

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