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Salisbury Vintage Rifle and Pistol Club Official Website

Membership Tel: 01722 239755 or email
COVID 19 Arrangments
The next range that will take place will be at Bisley on 1st August. There will be two sessions, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Due to social distancing requirements we need to know who wants to attend so that we do not break  the rules. Therefore you must notify the club in advance if you wish to attend.If you fail to do this and just turn up you will not be allowed entry to the range. To book your slot or if you have any queries please email See below re competitions.

Please note that during the current Covid 19 situation we will not be taking on any new members.
Range dates and competitions for 2020
Old Sarum
Saturday 18th January
S13 - U/L rifle O/H
S31 - spring air rifle rested

Old Sarum
Friday 7th February
Saturday 22nd February
  S10 -   military rifle rested
    S22 - .22" rifle O/H
   S29 - rested air pistol
Saturday 15th February
Bisley century - 300M - all day - 2 lanes - 2 markers
L12 Military Rifle 300M          L14 free rifle 300M

Old Sarum
Saturday 14th March
 S3 -   Trafalgar cup
    S12 - U/L rifle   rested
   S24 - .22" skirmisher
Wednesday 25th March
Sunday 1st March - Short Siberia 200 yards
All day - two lanes - two markers
L6 rose bowl u/l @ 200M L9 Enfield Trophy B/L 200M
Saturday 28th March - Century
Shooting at 500 yds AM and 600 yds PM
all day two lanes two markers
L17 Free Rifle 500M am
L21 Free Rifle 600M pm
Old Sarum
Saturday 4th April
  S7 -   post vintage pistol
S14 U/L rifle   combined  
   S27 -  .22" mad minute   
Saturday 18th April - Bisley short Siberia - 100M
all day - 2 lanes - 2 markers
L2 Presidents Platter 100M
L5 .22” rifle 100M

Old Sarum
Friday 1st May
Saturday 9th May
  S1 -   musket O/H  
    S19 - open   Whitehead   
 S32 - spring air rifle   O/H
Saturday 2nd May - Century 300 yards
all day - 2 lanes - 2 markers
L11 Fred Burt Trophy 300M
L13 Target Rifle 300M

Old Sarum
Saturday 13th June
  S30 -   rapid air pistol    
  S18 - U/L   Blackhead  
   S20 -   .22" rifle old school

Old Sarum
Wednesday 1st July
Saturday 11th July
S8 - Open pistol
 S15 -   U/L rifle 2P    
   S25 -  .22" Whitehead  

Old Sarum
Saturday 8th August
  S5 -   Triangular trophy   
  S17 - U/L   Whitehead  
   S21 - .22" rifle rested
Saturday 1st August - Bisley century - 600M
all day - 2 lanes - 2 markers
L19 Military Rifle 600M
L20 Target Rifle 600M
L21 Free Rifle 600M

Old Sarum
Saturday 12th September
  S4 -   Moody shield    
   S11 - military   rifle O/H    
      S28 - air pistol   O/H
Friday 25th September
Saturday 5th Sept
Century 300 yds all day
2 lanes 2 markers
L11 Fred Burt Trophy
L13 Target Rifle

Old Sarum
Saturday 10th October
  S6 -   single shot pistol  
   S26 -   .22" Blackhead
    S33 - free air rifle rested

Old Sarum
Saturday 7th November
  S16 -   U/L mad minute   
  S23 -   .22" rifle combined  
  S34 - free air rifle O/H
Wednesday 18th November
Saturday 14th November
Century 300 yards all day
2 lanes 2 markers
L12 Military Rifle
L14 Free Rifle

Old Sarum
Saturday 5th December
  S2   Musket Mad Rush
SG2 Slug Shotgun
plus the usual Christmas fayre.

Bisley Ranges
All the bookings are for the full day. Morning and afternoon.  Starting at 8 A.M.  Bisley observes an hour quiet time in the middle of the day. Some people call this " Lunch ". We have two firing points, on some occasions we may have one in the morning and two in the afernoon. Each will have a bench and chair for those not shooting prone. Each firing point will have a marker. No butts!! :
Bulford Ranges
We are making every effort to ensure that we do not keep getting our ranges cancelled due to lack of attention by Landmarc. As usual please refer to the website the day before any Bulford range just in case they get cancelled by Landmarc at short notice.
Important Notice - Guests
The club has introduced new rules regarding guest attendances at the various ranges where we shoot. Please follow these rules as they are designed to ensure that members take priority when attending our ranges. You can read the new rules by clicking here. Guests who do not hold a FAC or SC must complete the guest declaration that can be downloaded by clicking here or from the documents web page and send
Membership update
We are currently have one membership vacancy. You must be over 18 to join and preference will be given to holders of FAC/CS. Please note that we do not accept membership enquiries  from anyone who just wants to shoot air weapons. If you are interested in joining the club please forward an application form to the membership secretary. This can be downloaded from and we will add you to our waiting list.
Competitions and results for 2020
These can be viewed from the competitions page together with results for previous years. To view results for 2020 click here
Our Club
Salisbury Vintage Rifle and Pistol Club is a Home Office approved target shooting  club. We shoot at various ranges in the Salisbury area. Locations of which can be found on the range location page of this site.
We cater for enthusiasts of black powder,  small bore and vintage military rifles and other shooting disciplines including air weapons.
History of the club
The club was formed in the early 1970’s to allow collectors of Antique Firearms  the opportunity to shoot them. The club is Home Office approved for Muzzle  Loading  Pistol, Small and Full Bore Rifles and is affiliated to the N.R.A. The  membership  covers an area from Bristol in the west to Basingstoke in the east as  well as the  Southampton and Salisbury area.
Over the years the club has  expanded the types  of firearms used and we now include everything from air  pistol/rifle through to  gallery rifles as well as those aforementioned. We hold  regular competitions to include all the classes of weapons that we are permitted  to shoot under our  license.
Chairman:      Simon  07739 182209
Secretary:      Ian       0117 932 944
Membership:  Derek  07957 353738
Recomended Gunsmith
Clive Grisdale
For all your repairs to modern and antique firearms, barrel blacking, browning and restoration. FREE safety check and appraisal for club members on newly acquired second hand modern and antique guns.
Telephone 01980 610799

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