John the Archer

A costumed archer explains the make-up of medieval bows and arrows, the different arrowheads used, and the role of the archer on the battlefield and on the hunting ground. Discover how often archers had to train, how effective the bodkin arrow was against armour and where an archer kept his spare bow string, handle a bow and arrow and imagine you’re an archer on the battlefield.

This is a 45 min session and costs £3 per pupil.

Please Download the PDF for further information about this education session.

 

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