Spring National Meal April 21st 2018

The meal after the Spring Nationals on April 21st 2018 will be held at The Hopper Lane Hotel, Skipton Road, Blubberhouses, Otley, LS21 2NS 01943 880010

Please see the menu below, all choices need to be emailed or text to Judith Hall by the 11th April 2018, Judith’s contact details are [email protected] or text 07423 019132

Menu for meal (6.30pm)

2 courses £15.00
3 courses £18.00




Fish cake and tartar sauce
Pate and toast
Tomato soup and roll
Prawn cocktail
Garlic mushrooms on toast
Deep fried Brie


Lasagne with chips or dough balls and green leaves
Scampi, chips and peas
Gammon with egg, chips and peas
Tuna steak on new potatoes with vegetables
Steak and ale pie with chips or mashed potatoes and vegetables
Chicken and ham pie with chips or mashed potatoes and vegetables
Blue cheese and mushroom Wellington with chips and vegetables (vegetarian)



Fruit crumble and custard
Lemon tart and cream
Sticky toffee pudding and ice cream
Ice cream sundae
Chocolate nemesis (flour-less chocolate brownie) and cream


Coffee and tea extra

The Inaugural Meeting of the Yorkshire Powder Burners

Here are the minutes of the inaugural meeting of the Yorkshire Powder Burners, kindly provided by Ian Hall ‘Gunsmith of Bradford’.

Here’s to another 20 years!

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John Crowthers Funeral

Dear Members

I didnt know John myself but for those that did his funeral is on Friday the 19th January 2018 at dewsbury Crematorium at 12.30pm.



Club Sec

Game Shoot

We have a limited number of spaces available for our end of season ‘black powder only’ game shoot at Burton Agnus near Bridlington on Saturday the 27th January 2018.

The event is strictly black powder only be it either muzzleloaders or cartridge guns, dogs with experience are welcome.

The cost is £50 payable on the day, any interested parties please get in touch by return on Facebook, email at [email protected] or by telephone on 07779 279 567.



The Christmas shoot that was booked for Sunday the 10th December has been postponed and moved to Sunday the 17th December due to the forecast of heavy snow.

Competition Update!

This Sundays 1/2 ounce Ken Bellemey Cup will be a full 20 bird comp for muzzle loaders only. All other black powder guns are welcome to come and shoot alongside the comp.

Big Bore Cup

A big thanks to all who turned up on Sunday for the Big Bore Cup. All four traps were in use giving an excellent variety of birds for the competitors.

The comp was won by Gordon Robinson with a great score of 16/20, well done Gordon!


Tong Evening Shoot

The Tong evening shoot is now finished for the winter season, as soon as the light evening return next spring we will restart the evening shoot.

Check out the events page for shooting dates at Pondock!

Sporting Cup Sunday 27th August 2017

A big thank you to all who turned up and took part in Sundays Sporting Cup competition at our Pondock Shooting Ground.
With four traps out there was plenty of variety with some tricky birds resulting in a low scoring affair with 12/20 being enough to win. The honors went to my good self with Peter Donelley coming in second with 11/20.

The Grand Muzzle Loading Shoot – Sunday 13th August 2017

Hi Guys

A quick reminder that this Sunday the 13th August is the day we are holding our Grand Muzzleloading Shoot at Tower Farm, Pondock, Steeton, BD20 6LY.

The comp is a single thirty bird shoot, £15 entry with prize money 1st £100, 2nd £50 and £25 for 3rd place.

Start time is 10am with last card in by 2.30pm, re-entries are welcome and also charged at £15.

Weather forecast is for fine and overcast and as such perfect for shooting.

Your support on the day would be greatly appreciated.