There will be lots of new displays including The Essex Dog Display Team
which is generally accepted as the premier and longest established dog
display team in Great Britain and Europe.
There are excellent equestrian displays and workshops at the East Anglian
Game & Country Fair.
UK Horseboarding Arena Demos “somewhere between scurry racing and wake
boarding” describes Arena Boarding. Teams take on the clock around a course
of gates, set to challenge the best boarders and horse riders, from long
straights into sweeping bends and ninety degree turns. In terms of
motorsport it is more like rallying or Formula 1. Teams have to work
together to achieve the right racing line to take the bends and complete the
course. An absolute must-see spectacle - you will not be able to take your
eyes off it, as teams achieving already unbelievable speeds, get faster with
They have a fantastic line up of more free events to watch in the Main and
Countryside Arenas. Ring displays also include 6 times FITASC Sporting World
Champion, European Champion and English Open Champion John Bidwell
performing his world famous off the hip trick shooting with an automatic and
pump action shotgun shooting from the hip over his shoulders and from
between his legs, this is a rare opportunity to see John’s display.
West Norfolk Hunt will be taking the hounds for a parade of the ring,
Bernese Mountain Dogs, Flight of the Falcons, Ferret Racing, Fly Fishing,
Berkley Owls, Sheep Dog and Duck Display, Lurcher Displays, Gun Dog
demonstrations and much more.
The Mid-Norfolk Gundog Club has been providing its members with training and
competitions for 30 years and this year the Club celebrates its 25th
anniversary as a Kennel Club Registered Society. The Countryside Arena
demonstrations illustrate the stages of training for spaniels and retrievers
as they are prepared to become working gundogs. Trained gundogs have a vital
role in any form of responsibly conducted game shooting. In the Main Ring,
the roles and work of spaniels and retrievers are demonstrated in the
context of the shooting field. Mid Norfolk Gun Dog Club will be running the
Gun Dog Scurry competitions and a Team Gundog Working Test - a competition
for trained gundogs that simulates the problems the dogs will encounter when
Whether you are a practicing falconer, nature enthusiast or not the falconry
village is sure to keep you entertained. There will be mini events going on
all day in the arena, lure swinging competitions, talks on hunting and a
chance to practice you skills at catching a ‘wild injured owl’ plus several
stands to browse along with expert advice from falconers.
The Forestry Villages hosts The East of England Cutters & Climbers
Competition and Pole Climbing Competitions. The forestry arena will be a
buzz of activity with chainsaw carvings, felling demonstrations, tree
climbing and pole climbing competitions. Tree workers from around the UK
will be competing at this rare opportunity to see a working forestry
If Bear Grills is your thing then 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.
Norwich Vikings Trials Motorcycle Display will have a range of riders from
those on modern bikes to those who prefer the classic bike and classes for
all abilities. Riders will be taking their bikes around a purpose built
obstacle course from old oil drums to large tree trunks.
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, Roger
Hickman, Andy Snowling, Eric Snaith and Na Hansell plus many more.
Fine & Country Educational Zone: - A wide variety of some of the best
Independent schools from across the region will be on view in the New Fine &
Country educational zone. This large marquee gives all the visitors the
opportunity to meet some of the staff and pupils from these schools and see
some of the teaching and learning environments in a friendly environment.
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 and gift marquees. The main bar will be
serving a great selection of local beers and drinks over the weekend and the
Sheringham shanty men will be performing during the day.
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, Woodbine Alpacas, Scratby Donkey Rides and of course Heart Radio.
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 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.
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
Visit their website for Advance discounted admission tickets, available now online.
or by calling the ticket hotline number 0871 230 1102 Calls cost 10p per
minute from a BT landline plus standard network charges. Adult £13.00,
Children (5-16 Yrs) £5.00 and Family (2 Adults & 3 Children) £36, (offer
valid until midday 20/04/14 and a small booking fee applies). Under 5's are
Free and Car Parking is Free for all.
On the gate prices: Adult £17.00, Children (5-16 Yrs) £6.00, Family (2
Adults & 3 Children) £46, under 5's are Free and Free Car Parking for all.
Become a member of the show. Priced at a very attractive £26 per adult, £11
per child (5-16 yrs) or £76 for a family (2 adults & 3 children) its 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, experience days and lunches are also available to
online at their website
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
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