Monthly Archives: April 2015

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New Zealand lamb is the best? Not according to Michael Caines

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Speaking at the Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink this past week, two time Michelin star winning chef Michael Caines has stated that the UK is ahead when it comes to fresh produce, with the South West in particular being home to excellent locally grown and reared food. The Festival celebrates all that Continue Reading →

Emotional finish for AP McCoy

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It was clear to see, as the final furlong approached, there would not be a fairy-tale finish to an already magical career for AP McCoy, but the send-off he received from spectators proved they did not care about his finishing position. Sandown Park witnessed amazing celebrations for the man who has done so much for Continue Reading →

GWCT joins debate about benefits of game shooting

GWCT joins debate about benefits of game shooting | Fur Feather & Fin Country Sports Pursuits Lifestyle Online Retailer Shop

The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) has been brought into the debate about the benefits of game shooting, as its evidence suggests certain species of birds are doing well, as a result of land being managed for shooting. Andrew Gilruth of the GWCT reports that the Trust’s research on pheasants shows that shoots either Continue Reading →

What’s On: 24 25 26

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There are plenty of activities occurring this weekend, with celebrations continuing on celebrating St George’s Day, as well as a very historic day within the sport of Horse Racing. Take a look below at a few things happening around the country this weekend:

Charity shoot announced at Warter Priory Estate

Charity shoot announced at Warter Priory Estate | Fur Feather & Fin Country Sports Pursuits Lifestyle Online Retailer Shop

A charity shoot at Warter Priory Estate in North Yorkshire has been announced for the 5th and 8 June this year, with ABF The Soldiers’ Charity and the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust benefitting from the proceeds.

Tickets go on sale for The World Gunmakers Evening 2015

Tickets go on sale for the World Gunmakers Evening 2015 |Fur Feather & Fin Country Sports Pursuits

Tickets have just gone on sale for the World Gunmakers Evening 2015, which is taking place in Knightsbridge, London, on Thursday 14 May. The event brings together the best gunmakers in the world and the evening promises a host of bespoke guns of the highest quality, along with Champagne and canapés.

What’s On: April 10 11 12

What’s On: April 10 11 12 | Grand National Boat Race Exhibition of Butterflies Wookey Hole Caves BASC Gamekeepers’ Fair | Fur Feather & Fin Country Sports Pursuits Lifestyle Online Retailer Shop

There are a variety of events on this weekend, ranging from big sporting occasions to local National Trust exhibitions and the last of the Easter holiday events, so why not take a look and see if anything takes your fancy this weekend? Grand National Festival Arguably the most famous event in the horse-racing calendar, the Continue Reading →

Unusual pop-up restaurant to celebrate Royal Ascot

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Pop-up restaurants seem to be doing exactly as their name suggests recently: popping up all over the country! This latest restaurant, however, comes with an equine twist. To celebrate Royal Ascot, the Races are coming to London in the form of the UK’s first horse-drawn restaurant: a Victorian landau carriage with horses Otto and Bullet Continue Reading →

The life of Holkham Hall’s Lady Gamekeeper

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Holkham Hall in Norfolk is known for many great reasons, including its 25,000 acre estate encompassing shoreline and other areas of natural beauty, its magnificent wild grey partridge shoot and the beach that was featured in the Oscar-winning film Shakespeare in Love! Holkham’s gamekeepers are suited in fine tweed, accompanied by the now famous bowler Continue Reading →

British countryside set to be “nursed back to health” by the National Trust

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The National Trust is set to spend £1billion on a new ten-year plan, which will take the charity above and beyond its current image of simply caring for country houses. Due to decades of intensive farming, coupled with poor land management, 60 per cent of species in the UK have declined over the past 50 Continue Reading →