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  London Archers - Home Page
London Archers is a target and field archery club for archers from all over London.
We shoot at Kensington Palace Gardens in the summer and in Pimlico during the winter.
Experienced archers who wish to join our club should contact the secretary (see the contacts page).
www.londonarchers.com   (86 words)

  archers of loaf | alias records
The Archers have set themselves apart from the masses musically by displaying a distinctive style in their songwriting; they maintain their unmistakable sound while continually exploring new territory, especially with their last release "White Trash Heroes".
The Archers also included some of their quietest songs to date with the poignant "Chumming the Oceans" and the murky, dreamy lament "Form and File".
Spin noted "The Archers are champions of the day after R.E.M. and Sonic Youth's tomorrow...they play folk-noise punk that's a relief from the secondhand doom, tissue paper sexiness, and wooden rage all around them." A great band was growing and changing within their own sound.
www.aliasrecords.com /archersofloaf.htm   (1486 words)

  NG London/Recent Acquisitions/Sir Henry Raeburn, 'The Archers'
'The Archers' is one of a small number of outstanding portraits from the early part of Raeburn's career, in which he employed an exceptionally accomplished and subtle fusion of arresting compositions and dramatic treatment of light and shade to create a sense of intimacy between the spectator and the sitters.
Robert and Ronald Ferguson became members of the Royal Company of Archers in 1792 and 1801 respectively and the contemporary revival of archery as a fashionable sport appears to have served as inspiration for the composition.
The National Gallery is delighted to have been able to acquire this painting, which enables visitors to Trafalgar Square to appreciate the role of Scotland in the story of European art at this period.
www.nationalgallery.org.uk /collection/news/acquisitions/raeburn.htm   (252 words)

  The Archers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Archers is set in the fictional Midlands village of Ambridge close to Borchester, the county town of Borsetshire, an imaginary shire situated between the (actually contiguous) real counties of Worcestershire and Warwickshire, south of Birmingham in the West Midlands.
Killing off Grace Archer was widely seen as a "spoiling" operation by the BBC; the cast had realised something was going on when the decision was made to record the episodes in London rather than Birmingham, and the episode was broadcast on the night of ITV's debut.
In early years her character was the hippy of the Archer family, her first child, Adam (now back in Ambridge after many years living in Africa and firmly out as gay) being the result of a fling with a cowman, Paddy Redmond.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Archers   (5627 words)

 Powell and Pressburger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The pair named their production company The Archers, and cemented their partnership by adopting a joint writer-director credit for their next film, One of Our Aircraft is Missing (1942), which they also produced.
At any time, and particularly at the present, the self respect of all collaborators, from star to prop-man, is sustained, or diminished, by the theme and purpose of the film they are working on.
The Archers were always much more than just Powell and Pressburger themselves, they were a group of some of the most talented film makers around at the time.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Powell_and_Pressburger   (1049 words)

 Warcraft III - Night Elves -> Units -> Archer   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Archers can increase their damage by using the Priestess of the Moon's Trueshot Aura.
Use Archers to spy on the enemy at night and scout for Glaive Thrower.
You are also creating Archers with the same damage but that cannot be hit by melee units, have greater sight, are faster, and that have more hit points.
www.battle.net /war3/nightelf/units/archer.shtml   (897 words)

 The Archers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Archers would have proceeded immediately, but for the fact that the military, and rival producer Gabriel Pascal (hard at work on Caesar and Cleopatra), had priority on the only available Technicolor equipment.
The end of the war found The Archers among the front ranks of a new wave of British filmmakers whose work had found a major audience in the United States.
Korda was also using The Archers and their previous track record to secure financing for remakes of properties that he already owned, rather than allowing them to make the films they wanted.
powell.ifrance.com /powell/nversion/archers.htm   (3387 words)

 Media Medium: The Archers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Archers, "an everyday story of countryfolk", is the longest running radio serial in the world.
This is the hi-tech planet of innovation and as part of its public service brief, the BBC was expected to coax farmers to submit to modern methods in the dark days of post-war rationing.
The Archers has such a dignified horoscope, there is no obvious sign of it running out of steam - ever.
www.companyguide.co.uk /gm230201.htm   (504 words)

 Archers of Loaf - Biography - AOL Music
The Archers of Loaf were darlings of the indie world in the early to mid-'90s, thanks to an off-kilter sound that was edgy and challenging, yet melodically accessible at the same time.
The Archers became a hip name to drop with their acclaimed 1993 debut, Icky Mettle; several more accomplished albums followed before the group called it quits in 1998.
The Archers of Loaf were formed in Chapel Hill in 1991, when all four members were attending the University of North Carolina.
music.aol.com /artist/archers-of-loaf/45011/biography   (654 words)

 Telegraph | News
The Telegraph staged a debate of the proposition, "The Archers is an everyday story of country folk", a statement that received a desultory endorsement - three raised hands in a packed audience - at the start of the proceedings and substantially less than a majority at the conclusion.
The Archers deployed two of its biggest guns, Charles Collingwood, a genial and funny raconteur who is nothing like Brian Aldridge, the serial adulterer he has played on the radio for 28 years, and Graham Harvey, its agricultural story editor and a celebrated author of books about the countryside.
Thomson argued that The Archers was the "Crabtree and Evelyn of soaps" and it did not represent the bleakness of farming in its present dire state.
www.telegraph.co.uk /news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2003/08/02/ncoun02.xml   (626 words)

 Archers of Loaf - Free Music Downloads, Videos, CDs, MP3s, Bio, Merchandise and Links
Cornerstones of the Chapel Hill, NC, indie scene that also spawned Superchunk and Polvo, the Archers' chief inspirations were the Replacements and Sonic Youth, but that only began to tell the story.
The Archers became a hip name to drop with their acclaimed 1993 debut, Icky Mettle; several more accomplished albums followed before the group called it quits in 1998.
The Archers of Loaf were formed in Chapel Hill in 1991, when all four members were attending the University of North Carolina.
www.artistdirect.com /nad/music/artist/bio/0,,398242,00.html   (681 words)

 Adultery and the Archers: An everyday story of radio hype - Independent Online Edition > Media   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tonight, hundreds of thousands of Archers fans will be glued to their radios, agog to hear the climax of a storyline that has shaken their faith to its foundations.
Ruth, who, as the wife of David Archer, is the series' matriarch-in-waiting, will be wrestling with her conscience and, quite possibly, with Sam Batton, who has booked a hotel room in Oxford with the intention of consummating their illicit love.
For Archers listeners, the topography of the Midlands county of Borsetshire is as familiar as many real places.
news.independent.co.uk /media/article1961448.ece   (1747 words)

 The Archers of Ravenwood
Archers began training at a very early age, traditionally at the age of seven.
The composition of the English forces was 1,000 Men-at-Arms and 5,000 Archers divided into the traditional three "battles" with the archers in a wedge pattern flanking each "Battle".
Besides the archer's longbow, and a sheaf of 24 war arrows, the archer also carried a dagger, a sword of some type (generally a short sword) and a small shield know as a "Buckler ".
www.archers.org /?section=History&page=longbow   (1818 words)

 The Archers - AOL Music   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The homepage of the BBC Radio 4 drama series 'The Archers' - listen again to the last week of episodes, catch up on plot synopses, try your hand at the...
The Archers is a British radio soap opera broadcast on the BBC's main spoken-word channel, Radio 4.
Download, listen and watch The Archers music, mp3's, song lyrics, music videos, Internet radio, live performances, concerts, and more on AOL Music.
music.aol.com /artist/the-archers/757238/main   (149 words)

 Discovery Middle School - Home of the Archers - About Us   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Archers have to be ‘on target’ the same as we do at school.
An Archer has to be as “sharp” as an arrow.
An Archer not only “points” us the right way, but as students of Discovery Middle School, we should aim high with our goals to get a better start on life.
discovery.phm.k12.in.us /about_us   (412 words)

 The Archers
The idea for The Archers had come two years previously, at a meeting between farming representatives and the BBC in Birmingham's Council Chamber.
The Archers has never shied away from death, one of the most famous incidents being in 1955 when the programme killed off Grace Archer in an audience-catching ploy on the evening that ITV started.
They include the early years of Phil Archer and Grace Fairbrother, the story of Walter Gabriel, the story of Jack and Peggy, and a collection of Christmas celebrations through the years.
www.whirligig-tv.co.uk /radio/archers.htm   (340 words)

 Minette Marrin: Just listen ... The Archers is telling us how to live   (Site not responding. Last check: )
With The Archers, though, I think there is a further explanation — one that deals with the strange appeal of the series to liberal intellectuals like Stephen Fry.
I don’t think it would be an exaggeration to say that The Archers helps to reinforce the quasi-religious beliefs of the past half-century in state provision, particularly in monolithic state schooling and the monolithic National Health Service.
Perhaps this is why The Archers is so acceptable to the old and new Labour luvvies, deeply conventional as they so often are.
www.minettemarrin.com /minettemarrin/2005/03/just_listen_the.html   (1180 words)

 The Archers quiz -- free game   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1955 a major character, Grace Archer, was killed off in very dramatic fashion on the same night as what?
What are the names of the couple who began the Archer dynasty, and who were the central characters in the early days?
Although there are now several branches of the Archer family involved in farming in the series, what is the name of the farm which has been the main focus of attention over the years?
www.funtrivia.com /playquiz.cfm?qid=181382   (214 words)

 Amazon.com: White Trash Heroes: Music: The Archers of Loaf   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ever since their 1993 debut, Archers of Loaf have served up fiesty slack anthems for the indie-rock set.
The final studio release from the Archers of Loaf expands on the experimental nature of their previous release, All the Nations Airports.
A must have for all Archers fans, and for anyone who is looking for an alternative to the alternative radio mainstream that currently pollutes out airwaves.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00000AGLH?v=glance   (1293 words)

 The Archers of Ravenwood
Through their efforts, the Archers have been able to give presentations and teach archery through the Boys and Girls Club, as well as the Boy Scouts of America.
The Archers are proud to have become a certified merit badge station for the Boy Scouts, and love to hear when someone attends a faire, stating that they learned about archery though the Archers, and now they own their own bow.
The Archers of Ravenwood continues to grow, both in size and knowledge, as they endeavor to fulfill their goals of educating the public about Renaissance Archery and the related activities of a mercenary archery encampment.
www.archers.org /?section=History&page=History   (861 words)

 Flaming Zinc: The Archers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The last few episodes of The Archers have been very well crafted and brought up some important issues - male depression, child custody and suicide.
But, to give me some inspiration isn't it wonderful that Greg on The Archers is having some luck on the job front.
Let's hope that Ian and Adam's row in The Archers doesn't lead to a rift.....they're far more interesting than the self build and wedding plot line.
www.flamingzinc.com /the_archers   (1508 words)

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They called themselves the Archers, the director from Canterbury and the Hungarian-born screenwriter whose partnership resulted in Black Narcissus, The Red Shoes, The Tales of Hoffman, and many other movies now seen as touchstones of exotic cinema.
The Archers were director Michael Powell and screenwriter Emeric Pressburger, and 40 years after their collaboration ended it is increasingly evident there was nobody like them, then or now.
The story of the Archers is told in those books; in Emeric Pressburger: The Life and Death of a Screenwriter by Pressburger's grandson, Kevin McDonald; and in Arrows of Desire: The Films of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger by Ian Christie.
www.austinchronicle.com /issues/vol16/issue5/screens.archers.html   (1109 words)

 The Archers - The Archers - Icons of England
The Archers - The Archers - Icons of England
What they are after is their daily 12-minute fix of Ambridge life, the goings-on among England's most famous community of rural folk.
While TV soaps have become ever more extravagant in the kinds of events they are prepared to depict, nothing has ever shocked the nation to its core quite like the death of Grace Archer in a stable fire in the 1950s.
www.icons.org.uk /theicons/collection/the-archers   (179 words)

 CSC: D&M Report: Archers Lane, Redding
The Archers Lane 2 site is lower in elevation than the Hardwood Trail 2 site and would be constructed within the slope of the hill thereby reducing its visibility.
The Archers Lane 2 site in not substantially different than the site approved by the Council and is a site the Town and neighborhood have conceded as their alternative.
Because the Archers Lane 2 site might be jeopardized by covenant(s) the Council encourages amendments to these covenant(s) or in the alternative acquisition of land may be an avenue to circumvent this issue.
www.ct.gov /csc/cwp/view.asp?a=3&q=307200   (1019 words)

 Bible Study - Archers
An archer was one who used a bow and arrow for hunting (as many still do), or warfare (as some still do; special forces of various nations sometimes use crossbows for near-silent attacks, such as taking out sentries one by one prior to a full-scale attack on a base or compound).
During Bible History, archers were a powerful element of an army, particularly against swordsmen and spearmen who did not have the effective range of an archer.
"And the archers shot King Josiah [see Josiah's Reforms]; and the king said to his servants, "Take me away, for I am badly wounded." So his servants took him out of the chariot and carried him in his second chariot and brought him to Jerusalem.
www.keyway.ca /htm2003/20030921.htm   (435 words)

 Rolling Stone : ARCHERS OF LOAF
The defining moment of the Archers of Loaf's post-midnight concert in Columbia came late in their 15-song set.
The Archers generally hit more than they miss, but when they do miss their intended target (whatever that may be), it's by a wide margin.
On "Acromegaly," for example, the Archers broke the tail end of the tune into a pensive psychedelic coda that seemed to shimmer on forever.
www.rollingstone.com /news/story/5924767/archers_of_loaf   (500 words)

 Archer v. Warner
The Archers filed suit in state court against the Warners for various torts arising out of the sale of Warner Manufacturing to the Archers.
The Archers eventually settled their claim; the settlement included a promissory note and a general release of the Warners against future claims by the Archers.
The Archers filed an adversary proceeding, seeking the amount due under the promissory note and a determination that such indebtedness was non-dischargeable under section 523(a) of the Bankruptcy Code.
www.law.duke.edu /publiclaw/supremecourtonline/certGrants/2002/arcvwar.html   (229 words)

 Archers of Loaf: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Archers of Loaf: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic
Archers of Loaf were an American indie-rock Indie rock quick summary:
Icky mettle (1994) is the first proper, full-length album recorded by the indie rock band archers of loaf....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/a/ar/archers_of_loaf.htm   (1094 words)

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