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

The Show is open from 9am – 5pm both days

The West of England Game Fair is an important countryside event, supported by the British Association for Shooting & Conservation (BASC) and The Countryman’s Weekly

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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Guns

  • An amazing selection of gun companies and accessories in the Showering Pavilion
  • Clay Shoot with Bristol Clay Shooting: A 50 clay English Sporting competition (Parking for clay shooters in purple car park – gun safe available with Bristol Clay Shooting)
  • BASC Shooting School
  • ATEO Air Rifles
  • NTSA Rifle Range

Fishing Area

Fishing accessories, flies and fly tying, clothing, demonstrations and have a go fly casting in the Sedgemoor Hall. Hywel Morgan – Fly Casting Champion will also have a stand in the fishing area

Nothing but the best for your dogs!

  • BASC Gundog Scurries (No on site parking for Gundog Scurry Entries – parking in the purple car park)
  • Tests for Retrievers and Spaniels with M & M Gundogs (1 entry per dog per day)
  • Gundog clinics
  • Gundog training demonstrations
  • Terrier & Lurcher Shows, Lurcher Racing and coursing, Family Dog Show (No on-site parking for Terrier & Lurcher Show Entries – parking very close by) – schedules available soon
  • Whippet Racing on both days
  • Gundog Training accessories and equipment
  • Gundog parade to music (Sunday): a variety of breeds on display

Dynamic Displays

  • Top field sports experts in the indoor and outdoor arenas
  • Wildfowling with Chris Green
  • Fly Casting with Hywel Morgan
  • Ferret & Long Netting displays with Avon Valley Ferrets in the indoor arena
  • Gundog training.
  • Terrier & Lurcher Display
  • Gundog Parade to music (Sunday) in the indoor arena
  • Hunt Parade (Sunday) in the outdoor arena
  • Falconry demonstrations and static display
  • Game Cookery demonstrations in the Taste of Game Cookery Theatre (Mendip Hall)
  • and more

Vintage Tractors

Step back in time and see fabulously restored tractors, engines, vehicles and farming equipment: Massey Ferguson; Lister; Wolseley; Jacobsen; Petter; BSA Major and more.

 

Music

Come and enjoy some folk-rock music at this year’s West of England Game Fair with The Leylines. They are guaranteed to have you up on your feet… dancing!

Have-a-go activities

  • Archery
  • Air Rifles
  • Fly Casting competition
  • Fly tying
  • NTSA Rifle Range
  • Children’s activities – crafts and garden games
  • Clay shooting
  • Net making
  • Bushcraft
  • Animal calls
  • Catapult Association – Airsoft and paintball
  • Skittles Challenge

BASC

  • BASC on the balcony – a variety of stands including Wildfowling experts; Deer area (including head measuring); Game Tasting; Gunsmith, membership; Shooting Simulator
  • Farlap Photography pet portrait studio on the balcony
  • Shooting School
  • Gundog Scurries and Tests
  • Taste of Game Cookery Theatre in the Mendip Hall

News

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