The Game Fair returns to Hertfordshire in 2019 with unparralled access to a vast catchment area and literally minutes from central London. The organisers are getting ready to take the event to the next level. Lord and Lady Salisbury’s estate at Hatfield House will host the event again and an ambitious plan of new attractions will delight the crowds – including the installation of the largest show garden ever attempted – brought to life by leading educational institution Capel Manor College.Continue reading
Visitors are invited to test out the latest technology in night vision and thermal imaging within The Game Fair’s new state of the art blackout tunnel. A series of realistic and life size targets supporting thermal and infrared technologies at varying distances will be available. This 80ft tunnel will be the focal point of the Gamekeeping area. Just inside the main entrance you won’t be able to miss this imposing structure, complete with upper viewing deck for trying out scopes, range finders and optics.Continue reading
Britain’s best countryside brands have found a new outlet in the Middle East, thanks to a joint initiative between The Game Fair and Qatar’s hunting and falconry exhibition.
Five carefully-selected UK firms will be showcasing what they have to offer in the British Pavilion at the second Katara International Hunting and Falcons Exhibition (S’hail) from Tuesday 4 September to Saturday 8 September next week. It follows a five-year cultural partnership agreed in July between the Gulf country’s annual show and The Game Fair, Britain’s biggest countryside event organiser.Continue reading
The winner of The Game Fair’s shop window dressing competition in Stratford-upon-Avon has donated the entire £500 prize to the countryside festival’s nominated charity.
Sarto Menswear, based at Old Red Lion Court, was judged to have created the best front window display to promote and capture the essence of The Game Fair, held at Ragley Hall in Warwickshire last month.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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.”Continue reading