Young Shooters - Break A Clay Day!

Young Shooters - Break A Clay Day!

Young Shooters - Break A Clay Day!

Saturday 23rd December 2017

This is your chance to have a go at this excellent, exciting sport. Participants will be taught to shoot a variety of targets including a simulated Pigeon, Duck, Teal and maybe even a Bolting Rabbit!

Most importantly, you will be taught Shotgun Safety and Respect.

Event Starting Times

10.30am, 12.30pm or 2.30pm - Choose your start time when you make your booking.

  • Boys and Girls are welcomed from the age of 12 upwards to this event.
  • You will be given full tuition by an experienced instructor who will start with an off range session. Here, all equipment and safe gun handling will be fully explained to you. This will take place before any shooting commences.
  • All protective equipment will be supplied.
  • Low noise and low recoil cartridges will be used during your session.
  • Your way forward in this exciting sport will be explained on the day.

Please note that this event will be repeated on Saturday 31st March 2018

Priced at only £44.95 per person to include refreshments on arrival.

 

Telephone for more information on 01527 65496 or click HERE to contact us

Side By Side Shotgun Event Wednesday 17th January 2018

Side By Side Shotgun Event Wednesday 17th January 2018

Another Exciting Event At Hereford And Worcester Shooting Ground!

We are holding a Side by Side Shooting Event for Club members and Non-members. (Certificate holders only)

  • Wednesday 17th January

  • Please note that the normal Wednesday morning shoot is still available for people who would prefer to use over and under shotguns

 

  • This is to take place during the normal club shooting times of between 10.00 am and 12.45 pm and will consist of 75 clay targets.

  • 60 of the targets will be taken on the Club course and 15 targets will be sent from the Grouse Flurry trap as an exciting extra stand.

 

  • The High gun will win a trophy and shotgun cartridges in recognition of their success!

  • Side by Side shotguns are available to borrow if you do not have your own gun.

Early reservation is essential for this event in order to secure your booking

Cost - £20.00 members and £25.00 for non-members

 

Please telephone your booking through on 01527 65496 or click HERE to contact us

An Evening With The Gun Trade

An Evening With The Gun Trade

Ian and Gareth Butler would like to invite you to a fascinating evening event at HWSG on Thursday 22nd February 2018.

Doors open 7.00pm with a prompt start at 7.30pm.

Here you will be able to learn more about the life of a gun smith and tutor from Ian Butler and other highly experienced members of the local gun trade.

 

·       Steve Green and Dave Evans – Current curators of the Birmingham Gun Barrel Proof House.

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They will tell you about the history of the Birmingham Gun Barrel Proof House first established over 100 years ago.

 

 

 

·        David Dryhurst - This master gunmaker is one the current proprietors of W.W. Greener Sporting Guns based in Hagley near Stourbridge.

David will be talking about his experiences in the gun trade and show you examples of their high quality workmanship.

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During the presentations you will be able to enjoy a light snack from the cheese board along with delicious honey roast ham. There will be a vegetarian option as well. The bar will be open for you to purchase refreshments with the evening ending at approx 9.30pm.

 

This is a free of charge event for club members with a modest charge for the event of only £10.00 per person for guests to cover costs incurred. Booking for this event is essential and you will receive an entry ticket to confirm your place. Please can you include your choice of vegetarian or non-vegetarian snack with your booking to help us plan the catering.

 

Telephone for more information on 01527 65496 or click HERE to contact us

Butlers Extreme Day February Special- Experienced Licence Holders Only

Butlers Extreme Day February Special- Experienced Licence Holders Only

YES IT'S BACK AGAIN!

Back in March 2017, 50 shooters tackled 120 of the most testing targets ever seen at HWSG.

The feedback was really positive with many people asking about the date for the next EXTREME event.

So here it is, and we are giving you plenty of warning this time so you can get some serious practise in!

So leave a free day in your diary for Friday 23rd February 2018 and then the day after to recover!

120 High Quality Targets.

Bacon Baps in the morning, Chilli/Curry/Lasagne lunch with tea and coffee included.

A great club event. Very testing targets. Get your excuses ready!

  • Breakfast from 9:15am
  • All shooters will be in squads to avoid congestion
  • Shooting commences 10am
  • Shooting finishes 12:45pm
  • Lunch served at 1pm

Only £60.00 Per Person.

Only 50 spaces available. Book now!

Payment is required with your booking in order to secure place.

Latest booking date - Saturday January 20th 2018

Please see Ian, Gareth or Shane for more details

Telephone for more information on 01527 65496 or click HERE to contact us

Proof House Visit + Lunch + 75 Clay Sporting Shoot + Flurry

Proof House Visit + Lunch + 75 Clay Sporting Shoot + Flurry

Visit the world famous Birmingham Gun Barrel Proof House that now contains the late Lord Mountbatten's private gun collection. This fascinating display is just one of a number of new additions to the Proof House this year.

Return to Hereford and Worcester Shooting Ground for a delicious buffet lunch.

Take part in a 75 clay Sporting Shoot followed by shooting the Flurry to complete the day.

Itinerary

  • Arrive at the shooting ground in time to store your gun securely in the strong room and then depart at 9.00 am.
  • You will need to car share for the journey to the Proof House where there are ample parking spaces.
  • Arrive at the Proof House for a visit lasting approximately 3.5 hours.
  • Listen to a fascinating talk about the history of the Proof House that first opened in 1813. See exhibits not normally on view to the public.
  • Enter the laboratory where Proof House ammunition is loaded ready for use in the Firing Gallery.
  • See guns arriving for proofing or reproofing.
  • Witness the Firing Gallery where the gun barrels are tested.
  • Enter the "Black Hole" where black powder barrels are tested.
  • Have ample time in the Ammunition and Gun Museums.
  • Return to HWSG for a buffet lunch.
  • Take part in a 75 Clay Sporting Shoot.
  • Complete the day by shooting the Flurry.

Total cost for the whole event, only £70.00.

Please see Ian or Gareth to book your place but be quick as there are only 10 places available on each event. We will be running this event again during the year as it is very popular. To find out information about proposed future dates, please call the ground on 01527 65496 or contact us.

Lady Shooters' Day

Lady Shooters' Day

 

We are offering 2 sessions during the day which must be pre-booked.

Session 1 - 10.30am - 12:30pm:  

This session is designed for novice ladies who would like an introduction to this fascinating sport.

Session 2 - 2.00pm - 4:00pm:  

This session is designed for the more experienced lady shooter who may have their own shotgun already

·         Complimentary tea and coffee on arrival.

·         These sessions will take place in our "all weather" shooting stands.

·         A variety of sporting targets available to practice and improve on.

·         Low noise and low recoil cartridges will be used in order to maximise your enjoyment.

·         Full protective equipment supplied.

·         An opportunity to learn new skills and improve your existing shooting technique

·         Pre-booking is essential - please book early as places are limited to 4 people per session.

·         Opportunity to book further coaching sessions if you wish.

All inclusive, special offer price - £54.95 per person

Telephone for more information on 01527 65496 or click HERE to contact us