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The 2014 East Anglian Game & Country Fair

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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, Norwich

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 Store'.

Ticket Information:

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 tickets - visit their website for prices and full details.

Win a Camping Weekend Ticket for the 2014 East Anglian Game & Country Fair!

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.

For your chance to enter please click here - competition now closed!

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