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   and Gunstar

Great for field sports: Shooting, fishing and gun dogs. Also a large array of country food, local producers and a Game Cookery Theatre.

Check out the new West of England shoot Awards and also the West of England Photo competition 

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Please note: 2018 tickets will not be accepted at the gate. The cut-off date to exchange tickets was 30 April 2018

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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
  • BASC Shotgun Coaching
  • ATEO Air Rifles – including a junior competition (under 13 year olds)
  • NTSA Rifle Range

Bristol Clay Shooting results are on the shooting page

Fishing Area

Fishing accessories, flies and fly tying, clothing, displays and have a go fly casting in the Sedgemoor Hall. Hywel Morgan – Fly Casting Champion will also have a stand in the fishing area. Come along and meet the expert and ask advice

Nothing but the best for your dogs!

  • BASC Gundog Scurries: Four scurries available – Obstacle; Multi pick-up; Pick & mix; Long Retrieve. £2 per entry – BASC Scurry League (No on site parking for Gundog Scurry Entries)
  • Tests for Retrievers and Spaniels with M & M Gundogs (1 entry per dog per day)
  • Gundog clinics
  • Gundog training demonstrations with Mullenscote Gundogs
  • Terrier & Lurcher Shows, Lurcher Racing and coursing, Family Dog Show (No on-site parking for Terrier & Lurcher Show Entries – parking very close by)
  • Family dog show schedule; Lurcher Show schedule;  Terrier Show schedule
  • Whippet Racing on both days
  • Gundog Training accessories and equipment
  • Gundog parade to music (Sunday)

Dynamic Displays

  • Top field sports experts in the indoor and outdoor arenas
  • Wildfowling with Chris Green
  • Fly Casting with Hywel Morgan
  • Ferret racing and static display in the Edmund Rack Pavilion with Avon Valley Ferrets
  • Ferret displays in the indoor arena with Simon Whitehead – Pakefield Ferrets plus a static display in the Showering Pavilion
  • Gundog training with Mullenscote Gundogs
  • Terrier & Lurcher Display
  • Gundog Parade to music (Sunday) in the indoor arena
  • Hunt Parade (Sunday) in the outdoor arena with a horn blowing competition (sponsored by The Countryman’s Weekly)
  • Falconry demonstrations and static display with Xtreme Falconry
  • 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.

 

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

Music

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

Music starts at 11.00am until 4.00pm (in the tunnel area next to the Showering Pavilion)

Have-a-go activities

Here’s just a few of the amazing activities we have on offer:

  • Archery
  • BASC Gundog Scurries
  • Air Rifles including a junior competition (under 13 year olds)
  • Terrier & Lurcher shows
  • Family dog show
  • NTSA Rifle Range
  • Children’s activities – crafts and garden games
  • Clay shooting
  • Net making
  • Bushcraft
  • Animal calls with Pass it on Young Sports
  • Catapult Association
  • Paintball
  • Skittles Challenge in the Sedgemoor Hall

Smallholders

Celebrate country living with demonstrations, a dedicated poultry & livestock area, or shop around for hand crafted products and smallholder equipment

Check out Wildlife Tracking in the Smallholders hall: Display to include Meerkats, Pygmy Hedgehogs, Snake, Bearded Dragon, Spider, Scorpion, Hissing Cockroaches, Giant Millipedes, Barn Owl

News

Shooting Season photo competition The West of England Game Fair announces their shooting season photo competition... Read more   >
West of England Shoot awards 2019 The West of England Game Fair announces the launch of the West of England Shoot Awards 2019 Read more   >