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Britain's top archers head to Nottingham

Britain's top archers are in Nottingham this weekend, as they showcase their talent at the Archery GB National Series Finals at Wollaton Hall.

The two day event is free and open for anyone to attend will feature head-to-hear competitions in an arena created in the grounds of the hall.

Adam Ravenscroft competing in Denmark last month Credit: Ole Jensen / Demotix/Demotix/Press Association Images

Thirty-two competitors will be taking part in the tournament, as they continue their preparations for the Olympics in Rio in 2016.

It's also being branded a family event, with the public being invited to have a go at archery themselves, as well as music, food stalls and a children's play area.

It's been an exceptional year for us with British archers displaying an impressive level of talent in both home and international competitions. We are expecting an exciting battle for the title of The Nottingham Building Society Archery GB National Series champion within each category.

The weekend will also be a great opportunity for people to get involved and have a go at archery, as well as a range of other activities to keep the whole family entertained. We are grateful for the support provided by Nottingham Building Society and Nottingham City Council and we're delighted to be returning to Wollaton Hall and Park."

– David Harrison, Chairman, Archery GB

With its archery heritage, Nottingham is the perfect city to host The Nottingham Building Society Archery GB National Series Finals and we're delighted to be able to offer residents another fantastic free event. I hope to see Wollaton Hall and Park buzzing with families and friends that have come to enjoy a fun-filled weekend of competition."

– Cllr David Trimble, Nottingham City Council

Those taking part in the competition include George Harding from Nottingham, and reigning champion, Adam Ravenscroft from Great Barr.