The Mighty English Longbowmen: A Legacy of Precision and Power

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English archery – tradition & heritage At “Now Strike!”, we celebrate the rich history and unparalleled skill of the English longbowmen, whose prowess in medieval warfare remains legendary. The English longbow, a deceptively simple weapon made from yew wood, played a pivotal role in defining the outcomes of key battles during the Hundred Years’ War. […]

Celebrate Father’s Day with a Wild West Adventure!

It’s time for dad to saddle up for an exciting experience this fathers day Father’s Day is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than by giving Dad a taste of the Wild West? This year, we’re thrilled to introduce our new Cowboy Adventure Experience Day, three hours of thrilling activities to […]

Archery Experience Days return in March

Spring feels like it is just around the corner, the sun is gradually setting later and I don’t know about you but I can’t wait to get out in the sunshine and enjoy the great outdoors! Now Strike! started as a dedicated archery company and the passion at the core is absolutely The English Longbow. […]

Festive Gifts For All Budgets

Experience day gift certificates in Essex for traditional craft courses and historical activities

All of our historical experience days and traditional craft courses are available as Gift Certificates with plenty of options to suit all interests and budgets! Fixed value certificates start at £10 and can be redeemed against any experience or course. These are great if you aren’t sure which specific experience someone might like e.g. Archery […]

It was cold but fun!

Wild West Experience Posse

We couldn’t have asked for a better start to the new Wild West Experience held on 2nd Dec. Despite the below average temperatures we had 7 magnificent (see what I did there?) customers half of which came in some form of costume and the other half very quickly looked the part! This taster session saw […]

Father's Day experience

It's time for Dad to saddle up this Father's Day for a Cowboy Adventure in the Old West!