The 2014 East Anglian Game & Country Fair, in association
with ‘The Eastern Daily Press’ and ‘Fine & Country’ will take place on
Saturday the 26th & Sunday the 27th April, at The Norfolk Showground,
Join in and 'have a go' at a range of country activities from clay
shooting with John Bidwell’s High Lodge instructors or enter the 40-bird
re-entry shooting competition for men, women and juniors. Fly fishing with
the Salmon and Trout Association, ferret racing and archery to mountain
biking, paintballing and crossbows. Take a helicopter pleasure flight over
the showground, try the air rifle range, hold a bird of prey or take a ride
in a Landrover on the off road 4x4 course.
Visit the forestry area which hosts the The East of England Cutters &
Climbers Competition and Pole Climbing Competitions. Woodland Ways Bushcraft
& Survival will be demonstrating their vast knowledge of bushcraft &
survival techniques. There will be opportunities throughout the day to get
‘hands on’ and learn some skills for yourself. They will also be running
‘Pigeon Plucking’ competitions on their stand over the weekend. Find out how
quickly you can prepare a pigeon for the table without using a knife.
There are excellent equestrian displays and workshops at the East Anglian
Game & Country Fair. Pine Lodge School of Classical Equitation present an
invitation to see working equitation ridden by the riders who have
represented Great Britain in the European and World Working Equitation
Teams. The UK National Horseboarding Championship is the latest, and
arguably the most exciting, equine sport around. The 2014 Horseboarding
Championship season will begin at the East Anglian Game & Country Fair in
April, not to be missed.
The game fair country kitchen has a great new line up with a variety of
cookery workshops and demonstrations taking place over the weekend from a
selection of local chefs, including Celebrity Chef Chris Coubrough, Franck
Pontais, Roger Hickman, and Na Hansell plus many more. They have a wide
variety of exhibitors in the food hall from Norfolk and across the UK
bringing unusual and mouthwatering food and drink to the show for our
visitors to sample, enjoy and purchase. There are over 300 shopping stands
with a wide variety of products from fashion and footwear to gun makers, eco
products, fishing products and home improvements. Plus craft halls, gift
marquees, The Ideal Home Roadshow and the main bar will be serving a great
selection of local beers and drinks over the weekend with a barbecue night
on the Saturday with live music, all welcome.
Children of all ages will be able to take part in countryside activities and
meet several animals. Stands at the event for little ones include Red Barn
Farm, The Exotic Animal Encounter, Woodbine Alpacas, Heart Radio and Scratby Donkey Rides.
Dogs on leads are welcome and there is plenty for them to do at the show!
Dock Dogs from America will be returning running the Big Air Wave
competitions. Mid Norfolk Gun Dog Club will be running the Gun Dog Scurry
competitions and ‘have a go’ over the weekend and New for 2014 a Gundog Team
event. Enter your dog into the Dog Agility and Jumping competitions and
‘have a go’ arenas, the Pet Dog Show or even the popular Terrier & Lurcher
Show which take place on Sunday at 11am, which will be a qualifier for all
major championships as well as the East Anglian Championship. Simon
Whitehead will be running his ‘Dog & Ferret’ arena along with Lurcher
specialist Jim Greenwood.
A dog crèche is also available at the show run by Samsalin Dog Rescue so if
you need to leave your dog somewhere safe for a couple of hours you can.
Louise Wilkes from Hands 4 Hounds will be available to give people more
information about Canine Massage and for one to one consultations and
mobility assessments. She will also be giving talks and holding
demonstrations and small group workshops for people interested in learning
basic massage techniques.
Whether you want information about the Game Fair prior to buying tickets or
want to know what is happening next in the Main Arena during the weekend or
to save your car park location, the Game Fair app is your essential guide to
a great day out for all the family, available to download FREE from 'The App
Advance discounted admission tickets are available now
online at their website
or by calling the ticket hotline number 0871 230 1102 Calls cost 10p per
minute from a BT landline plus standard network charges. Adult £12.00,
Children (5-16 Yrs) £4.00 and Family (2 Adults & 3 Children) £30, (offer
valid until 16/04/14 and a small booking fee applies). Under 5's are Free
and Car Parking is Free for all.
On the gate prices: Adult £15.00, Children (5-16 Yrs) £5.00, Family (2
Adults & 3 Children) £40, Under 5's are Free and Free Car Parking for all.
Become a member of the show! Priced at a very attractive £25 per adult, £10
per child (5-16 yrs) or £70 for a family (2 adults & 3 children) it’s great
value! Beat the queues with prioritised car parking & admission to the show
plus entry into the ringside Members' enclosure with luxury loos! Membership
tickets, gift packages and experience days are also available to book online
at www.ukgamefair.co.uk or call 01263 735 828 for more information.
Camp at the Show
Camping Weekend Tickets - Set in glorious parkland, The Norfolk
Showground is a fantastic place to visit and camp for the weekend,
conveniently situated just 5 miles from Norwich city centre. Just bring your
Caravan, Camper or Tent and enjoy a fun filled short break in Norfolk with
your friends and family!
The Norfolk Showground provides excellent camping
facilities including toilets, showers and a bar, plus you can enjoy two whole days at one of Norfolk's most talked about family days out The East Anglian Game & Country Fair. Well behaved
pets are most welcome too. Book early and save money on Camping weekend
visit their website for prices and full details.
Win a Camping Weekend Ticket for the 2014 East Anglian Game & Country
Win a Camping Weekend ticket for a family of four worth up to £104. The prize includes one camping pitch for either a caravan, motorhome, or tent for up to 3 nights Friday, Sat & Sun and also includes show weekend tickets for 2 adults and 2 children.