The West of England Game Fair – the first major game fair of the year – the best in the West

Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th March 2016 – the 20th anniversary year!

The West of England Game Fair is an important countryside event, supported by the British Association for Shooting & Conservation (BASC) and The Countryman’s WeeklyIt will celebrate twenty years of entertaining the public and creating a platform for countryside traditions and issues to be promoted and supported.

Great for field sports: Shooting, fishing and gun dogs. Also a large array of country food, local producers and a Game Cookery Theatre

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Shooting
  • Fantastic gun companies already booked to attend the show
  • Bristol Clay Shooting providing a 50 clay trophy competition shoot – open, ladies and juniors plus have-a-go stand
  • BASC Shotgun coaching
  • BASC Air Rifles – have-a-go and coaching
  • National Target Sports Association
Gun dogs
  • Gun dog training demonstrations with Gamegoer Gundogs, gun dog products and accessories available to buy
  • Terrier Show, terrier racing (both days). Booking starts at 9.am after the show opens Click for Terrier Show schedule
  • Lurcher Show and Lurcher Racing (both days). Booking starts 9am after the show opens Click for Lurcher Show schedule
  • Lurcher coursing (both days) – booking 9am after the show opens
  • Whippet Racing (Sunday only – booking 9am after the show opens)
  • Family Dog Show. Click for Family dog show schedule
  • BASC Gundog Scurries: Obstacles (Bales); Long retrieve; Pick & Mix and Multi Pick up
  • Gundog Tests with Martin Love and Martin Harris (M & M Gundog Training) for Retrievers and Spaniels. Can be used as a training exercise or competition
  • Gundog Parade: Amazing selection of gundog breeds displayed to music
Fishing
  • Fishing area in the Edmund Rack Pavilion (supported by Chevron Hackles). Plenty of fishing equipment and accessories to buy and experts to ask advice
  • Hywel Morgan Fly Casting demonstrations and advice
  • Fly Casting competition and have-a-go fly tying
And much more…!
  • Vintage vehicles – go back in time and see fabulously restored tractors, engines and farming equipment. Click here to enter your vintage tractor, engine or vehicle
  • Ben Long Falconry demonstrations and static display area: to include Harris Hawk, redtailed buzzard, Peregrine, American Kestrel and owls
  • Ferret Racing and display area plus demonstrations with Avon Valley Ferrets
  • Wildfowling with Chris Green – The Cornish Countryman
  • Westcountry Smallholders Show – celebrate country living – handcrafted products, demonstrations, poultry and livestock, smallholder equipment
  • Have-a-go activities including: Archery with Adrian Caddy; clay shooting, gundog scurries, National Target Sports Association – Air Rifle target shooting with trophies!
  • Free activities in the countryside trail: Willow making; fly casting and fly tying; net making; bird box making; the hide build challenge and more
  • Taste of Game Cookery Theatre in the Westcountry Food hall plus a great variety of food and drink to buy

This is a show not to be missed!

News

National Gamekeepers Organisation National Gamekeepers Organisation confirm attendance at the West of England Game Fair Read more   >
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