As the world’s largest countryside show, The Game Fair also boasts the most comprehensive outdoor shooting exhibition held anywhere in the UK, with a jam-packed itinerary for all lovers of shooting including clay, rifle and airgun shooting as we all as have-a-go events, demonstrations and competitions.
Gunmakers’ Row® is the place to view the best and newest products from British gunmakers as well as renowned names from around the world. All of the premier shooting-related companies are here in one place, offering every accessory imaginable from knives to clothing.
The Subaru Shooting Line
The Game Fair’s Shooting Line, has become a staple feature of the show site for many years. It allows our visitors the opportunity to have a mid-summer shoot out with competitions, Have-a-Go booths and demonstrations. We boast Europe’s Longest Shooting Line at a staggering 585 meters long! Plenty of room for the whole family to get involved with this historical country sport. The Shooting Line will support shooters of all disciplines and abilities, so if you are a novice looking to try something new over the weekend, or a seasoned pro gathering top tips to advance your shot, then this is the place for you. With a secure Gun Safe located on Gunmakers Row®, there’s never been a better excuse to bring your gun along and enjoy this age-old past-time!
N.B. If you are bringing your own cartridges – fibre wad only please.
The Shooting Arena
The centre stage of the Subaru Shooting Line, located opposite the Ragley Hall stately home and overlooking an avenue of beach trees and landscaped gardens, the Shooting Arena is home to display shooting, trick-shots, demonstrations, master classes by a world champion clay shooter, heritage shooting and nail-biting finals of all main competitions. Grandstand seating for over 130 spectators will be in front of the spacious arena, which will be compèred throughout the weekend by legendary trick shooter Mickey Rouse. Mickey has not only won the World, European and Caribbean championships twice but has also has 15 British and English titles over five disciplines to his name. Visitors can expect a packed schedule of events covering all three days.
Don’t forget to meet friends at our World Famous Gunmakers Pub – a great place to relax after all of that shopping as once again Gunmakers Row® will have the country’s largest choice of guns and accessories.
Bath Muzzle and Historic Breach Loaders Association
Formed in 1981 by a group of fiends who had always studied short muzzle loading and early breach loading guns, the Bath Muzzle Loaders have a very deep knowledge of this subject. They are also members of the Muzzle Loaders Association of Great Britain (MLAGB). The Muzzle Loaders’ stand is adjacent to the Shooting Arena on the Subaru Shooting Line and is showing many of their antique guns and accessories. They are also giving insight into the art of shooting these treasured antique guns and you are welcome to shoot them at a variety of clays. If you have never shot four-bore before, this could be your chance.
The CPSA is the national governing body for the sport of clay target shooting in England. As an organisation the CPSA not only looks after members, but also run registered competitions and ensure there is a future for the sport. Back for 2018, The CPSA will be running a variety of competitions throughout the show.
The CPSA offers the chance for anyone to break some clays under the guidance of qualified instructors. Take on 10 targets, with guns & safety equipment provided. £10 for under 16s / £12 for adults.
- Gun storage £5 per gun per day for this service.
- Storage open from 7am – 7pm Friday/Saturday, 7am – 6.30pm Sunday.
- Guns may be kept securely overnight.
With thanks to Official Cartridge Provider, Hull Cartridge Company.