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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Angling Ireland

The Game Fair is delighted to announce the return of Angling In Ireland to the event and to the Fishing Village in particular.

Angling In Ireland, a joint initiative between Inland Fisheries Ireland, Loughs Agency and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, works to promote all forms of fishing across the country and is charged with growing the sport there.

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HULL CARTRIDGE CONFIRMED AS OFFICIAL CARTRIDGE SPONSOR OF THE GAME FAIR

The ‘Go To’ brand for shotgun cartridges have once again confirmed their attendance at this year’s show. As well as exhibiting, Hull are our Official Cartridge Sponsor and will be providing fibre cartridges for this year’s Subaru Shoot Line.

Hull have been producing ‘The Finest Ammunition’ since 1947. Needless to say their years of experience mean they have the expertise to produce super speed hard hitting loads while still retaining  modest recoil.

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TV presenter Nick Hancock to host Fishing Theatre

TV presenter and keen angler Nick Hancock – best known for hosting BBC’s They Think It’s All Over and Room 101 – will be compering the new-look Fishing Theatre at The Game Fair this summer.

The news builds on his attendance on the Saturday last year, where he promoted the Lord’s Taverners charity as well as taking part in a casting pool demonstration and question and answer session with Hywel Morgan.

Nick is a passionate fly angler and has also filmed a series called Nick Hancock’s Fishing School, where he taught a number of students how to fly fish.

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ALASKA SEAFOOD BACKS THE FIELD KITCHEN THEATRE AT THE GAME FAIR 2018 

The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) has reinforced its commitment to sustainable fishing by partnering with The Game Fair this year and agreeing to sponsor the Field Kitchen Theatre.

Thanks to Alaska Seafood’s support, The Game Fair – which is being held at Ragley Hall, Warwickshire from Friday 27 to Sunday 29 July – has confirmed that The Field Kitchen Theatre will be bigger than ever before, featuring a host of big-name chefs, game displays and wild seafood demonstrations. Unlike previous years, it is the only live cooking theatre at the event and expects to welcome a bumper crowd interested in learning new techniques and recipe ideas.

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Chris Green Wildfowling

Chris Green was born in the Westcountry in 1961 and spent his boyhood bird nesting, rabbit catching and living off the fat of the land and has had a lifelong passion for fishing and shooting, even excelling at poaching in his day! He Returns to The Game Fair to show off the skills, thrills and spills of the Wonderful World of Wildfowling.

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