Obedience and showmanship classes also took place. All breeds of gun dogs and their recognised crosses were eligible to enter, with points awarded to top winners. This year there are even more activities and demonstrations to enjoy and we are looking forward to the weekend. Promising to be a great family day out, the fair is taking place at Catton Park in Derbyshire next month, 11-12 April. From 16-17 April, the traditional sporting estate of Catton Park will play host to the fair, which showcases the best in gamekeeping, shooting and fieldsports, with a packed programme of displays and demos.
Tickets will be available the purchase at the gate on both days. There are few places where everything one might need is so close at hand. Find out more about how Street Spice Life can warm up your winter, take a look at what they are planning on their. Wine tasting was also offered by Bablake wines. Car parking is free and directions to the car parks will be clearly signposted.
The weather managed to stay dry and the sun even made a welcome appearance from time to time. You can read more about the festival on the. Thanks to the generosity of our new business partners and our existing sponsors, we are pleased to say that we will once again, be cooking up a treat for the people of Wigan next March. Our stock of Champion shirts along with acme whistles and lanyards went down really well, aswell as our new line of camo waterproof dog beds. Over 200 trade stands for everything you may need in the countryside and beyond offer customers a fantastic day out with plenty to see and do! However, for the rural economy, it was a disaster.
As it was our first time trading at this show we learnt allot and will be back next year with a fantastic stand with even more variety of products at great prices with friendly and informative staff to help you with your purchase. You can still purchase from us online or contact us for anything particular you are after and we will do our best to help. We had a lovely visit from the resident game cookery demonstrator, tv chef, writer and river cottage member Tim Maddams, thanks Tim. Stickdressing The British Stickmakers Guild is actively preserving the time honoured craft of making as well as collecting walking sticks and canes. It can be seen north of present-day Catton Hall. Food The Taste of Game food hall hosts demonstrations of various game cooking methods, courtesy of chef Ralph Skripek. So much hard work has gone into establishing the festival as one of the largest and most popular in the region.
Chef Ralph Skripek offered samples of cooked pigeon breast meat. He has since become a leading figure in the falconry world, and is Chairman of the Campaign for Falconry. Terry will be displaying various aspects of training birds in a fascinating free flying demonstration with a commentary to explain the techniques used. The head gamekeeper at Catton Hall has worked here all of his working life as did his father, grandfather and great grandfather before him. An event not to be missed by anyone who loves their scallops!. Yet, there are some fun times to be had in January! In 1405, Catton came under the ownership of Neilson family who have carefully cared for and cherished it as a private estate ever since. This is an absolute amazing 3 day show that really does suit the outdoor enthusiast unlike any other show! We trust you all like your purchases from us and hope you visit us here on our website or our Facebook Page for all the best products and upto date blogs on shooting, dog training, and events! Stalkers Village Since its beginnings in 2010, the Stalkers Village has become immensely popular with those who manage, stalk, or simply wish to learn to stalk deer.
More than 200 traders are scheduled to feature their wares. Recorded history shows people had settled at Catton prior to 1086. The setting for the fair in Derbyshire is a traditional sporting estate that has been in the hands of the Neilson family since 1405. More Also featured were falconry displays, historic firearms, cavalry displays, a fox hound parade, beagle pack parade, duck herding with border collies, and rabbiting displays, chainsaw wood sculpting, and much more. It is common for the non-sighthound parent to be either a herding or terrier breed. To apply for a gamekeeper member ticket contact Mandy Short on 01244 573027 or email: mandy. Lurchers and Long dogs For those unfamiliar, a long dog is generally the offspring resulting from a cross of any two sight hound breeds.
Please come and say hello to us even if you just fancy a chin wagg we will be happy to see you but make sure you bring a biscuit for our dogs! The Acme training whistle was hugely popular and we hope they are helping you all with your training. We hope that the information contained on this site will be useful to you. We are calling for a massive show of support for the organisers, exhibitors and traders at all of this year's outdoor shows to help give the countryside a significant boost. Smiths recycling stations allowed people to segregate their waste into four main groups: plastics, mixed paper and card, glass bottles and cans and general and food waste. Thanks to everyone for coming, we appreciate every sale and hope we can follow that up with repeat sales, great customer service and help and advice with any questions you may have. That was the date the Doomsday report, commissioned by William the Conqueror, was completed.
One in particular, known as Walton Oak, has a circumference of 25 feet. We are in the unique position of being able to draw visitors from all sectors and we always look to target new audiences with initiatives such as our support for The Schools Shooting Challenge. Top scoring shooters won prizes, and those with the best total scores over the entire weekend then competed further in a shoot off. The competitions, displays, and demonstrations are designed to appeal to and entertain not only gamekeepers and stalkers, but all those who love the country life. To ensure that you receive your tickets before the event there will now be a charge of 64p per order for first class postage. Keepers, stalkers, shooting men and women and country lovers from all walks of life will find a variety of entertainment that is fitting of this traditional show. At the village, the stalker were able to acquire information, watch demonstrations, or procure just about any type of equipment that relates to stalking.
Festival Organiser, Keith Bergman from , said he was thrilled to have the event back on. There's a lot written about Yorkshire Puddings, especially as to the true ancestry of the dish; how much of it is fact and how much fable will never quite be known. The first Asian street food festival in Newcastle, bringing together hundreds of spicy food experts and exciting events. As well as our stand where you will find all our usual products plus lots of extra show offers at great prices, there will also be lots of other stands, family activities, displays, gundog trials, food and drink and so much more. Full price tickets will be available at the entrance priced £10. Spending with our exhibitors is vital to help these businesses and other organisations survive.