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Country Events to Attend This Autumn

See falconry displays at country events this autumn.

You may think the biggest country events of the year have come to an end, but with three months left to go this year, there are still plenty to attend. With the autumn bringing the harvest, there are lots of great food markets happening. There is also the game season underway, so several upcoming events Continue Reading →

Are You Ready For National Ladies Shooting Day?

lady clay pigeon shooting

Shooting as a sport is considered to be dominated by men, but The Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club are changing that, with their women-only National Ladies Shooting Day. A fantastic event held at shooting grounds across the UK and Ireland, it is helping to introduce more women to the sport of clay shooting.

A guide to the Badminton Horse Trials

Badminton Horse Trials in May 2017

The world-famous Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials is less than a month away, and for those of you who already have tickets or are on their way to buying some, we have a guide for what to expect on the day.

Join in the jolly fun at London’s Tweed Run

Join the Tweed Run wearing your best tweed clothes

Taking place on Saturday 6th March, the Tweed Run is a metropolitan bicycle ride with a bit of vintage flair, and a fun event for all the family. Get out your best tweed clothes and head off on a jaunty bike ride around London, cycling past the city’s most iconic landmarks. It’s a great and Continue Reading →

Upcoming countryside events not to miss

falconry displays at country shows and fairs

2017 is set to be a busy year for countryside events, some of which Fur Feather & Fin will be appearing at with our range of shooting accessories, luxury mens country clothing and ladies shooting clothes. The various events are a fantastic opportunity to catch up with what’s happening in the wider world in connection Continue Reading →

Join in the Big Farmland Bird Count next week

Men bird watching in country clothing

Next week, from Friday 3rd January to Sunday 12th February, the fourth annual Big Farmland Bird Count (BFBC) is taking place. It is not only an easy way to find out about the birds that are on your farm, it highlights the vital role farmers, gamekeepers and landowners play in the survival of many farmland Continue Reading →

How to get young people involved with shooting

young shot with country clothing and shooting accessories

In 2017, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) is looking to give a significant boost to its work with young people. The reason is simple, and is linked to what BASC stands for: “The promotion and protection of the sport we all love.”

Plans unveiled to make Scotland the top destination for country sports

Scottish landscape to become top shooting destination

Plans have recently been unveiled by The Scottish Country Sports Tourism Group to give country sporting tourism in Scotland a great boost with aims to secure it as a top destination for hunting, shooting and fishing activities.

TV drama The Crown embraces the Queen’s country love

The Crown drama showing the Queen using shooting accessories

Shooting and country sports may not always be presented with an unbiased view on television, but new TV drama ‘The Crown’, available on streaming site Netflix, about Queen Elizabeth II and her earlier life, shows how country sports and living were an important part of the Royal’s life and what’s more, it is a historically Continue Reading →

River Severn to reopen to fish species and wildlife

Fish to be brought back to the River Severn and its weirs

A five-year project will see fish and wildlife species being brought back to the River Severn and its tributary as part of a major conservation effort. Titled Unlocking the River Severn, the project is part of a collaborative partnership between Natural England, the Environment Agency, the Severn Rivers Trust and the Canal & River Trust, Continue Reading →