Welsh carpenter Luke Llewellin wins top Subaru prize in Game Fair Challenge

Luke Llewellin, a 26-year-old carpenter from Pembrokeshire in Wales who only returned to clay shooting this summer after a three-year break, proved that he has not lost his touch by winning The Game Fair Challenge super final at Ragley Hall in Warwickshire.

Held over the three days to mark the 60thanniversary of The Game Fair, both open and novice class shooters were invited to take part in a 60-bird sporting clay contest on the Subaru Shooting Line for their chance to win a Subaru Forester car for a year as a prize.

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The Game Fair joins forces with S’hail in twinning ceremony

A camel took centre stage at Ragley Hall as The Game Fair joined forces with falconers from Qatar to celebrate a new five-year cultural partnership with Katara International Hunting and Falcons Exhibition (S’hail).

In a bid to capitalise on falconry’s soaring popularity around the world, the international agreement twins the Falconry Village at The Game Fair with S’hail, which takes place in Qatar in September.

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Tristan Hockey crowned Colts Challenge champion at The Game Fair

Kent-based Tristan Hockey, aged 13, came out on top in a dramatic sudden-death final to win the Clay Pigeon Shooting Association’s (CPSA) Colts Challenge on day three of The Game Fair at Ragley Hall in Warwickshire.

“I’ve only been shooting competitively for two years,” said Tristan, adding: “It was a good feeling to win after a long, tense shoot-off. This is one of the biggest competitions I’ve won.”

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NFU Mutual announces repeat sponsorship of The Game Fair

NFU Mutual has been announced as a repeat headline sponsor of The Game Fair, which celebrates its 60thanniversary this summer.

The UK’s leading rural insurer will have a central stand at the three-day festival of the great British countryside, which takes place at Ragley Hall in Warwickshire from Friday 27 July to Sunday 29 July. That will give visitors the opportunity to speak to its experts and find out more about the company’s range of products and services.

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The Game Fair announces new partnership with Katara International Hunting and Falcons Exhibition

The Game Fair is spreading its wings with the announcement of a new sponsorship agreement with Katara International Hunting and Falcons Exhibition (S’hail) in Qatar which aims to capitalise on falconry’s soaring popularity around the world.

The international partnership means the Falconry Village at The Game Fair, being held this year at Ragley Hall in Warwickshire from Friday 27 July to Sunday 29 July, will be twinned with S’hail, which takes place in Qatar two months later, in a cultural exchange programme both sides expect to extend for five years.

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New recipe for gundogs with sensitivities

A new dry food recipe designed specifically for gundogs with sensitivities or dietary intolerances will be available to sample at The Game Fair this year.

Skinner’s Pet Foods, returning to sponsor Gundog Row again this year, prides itself on providing a diet for every dog’s needs and the Suffolk-based manufacturer will be launching its new grain-free chicken and sweet potato complete dry dog food at The Game Fair to enhance its popular Field & Trial range.

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Competition to find The Game Fair Fly attracts big entry

Entries have flown in for The Game Fair Fly – a competition designed to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the annual festival this year, evoking the timeless skills of fly tying and the traditions of the countryside.

Entrants have been using materials that reflect the ethos of The Game Fair, including pheasant, duck, woodcock or grouse feathers, deer hair and colourful silks invoking a touch of class, to create a fishing fly to mark the landmark birthday.

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