Country Events to Attend 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 have a focus on the best of game and British countryside.

See falconry displays at country events this autumn.

As there are lots of events all over the country, we have put together a few you may be interested in attending.

The Autumn Show & Game Fair, 30 September – 1 October

Taking place at the South of England Showground in Ardingly, West Sussex, the Autumn Show & Game Fair is a showcase of everything great about the countryside. There is clay pigeon shooting, falconry, fly fishing, terrier racing, gundog scurries, dog agility, archery and more. There will also be a chance to do some shopping at many trade stalls, and competitions are running on both days. The Show is a great day out for the family and the dog!

South Yorkshire Shooting Show & Game Fair 2017, 30 September – 1 October

This year, the South Yorkshire Shooting Show and Game Fair will take place at the Doncaster Racecourse. The location is ideal for people across Yorkshire and in the Midlands. The event combines shooting and hunting, and attendees can see some of the newest equipment in the sport. The Show and Game Fair also gives visitors the opportunity to learn about the UK’s game and conservation work and the importance of it in the countryside.

Robin Hood Game & Country Show, 7 – 8 October

The annual Robin Hood Game & Country Show returns to Newark Showground on the outskirts of Newark for another year. The popular family-friendly event features a selection of entertainment and displays, including the All About Gun Dogs event. The connection to the region and legend of Robin Hood is also a part of the show, with several medieval-themed demonstrations mixed in with the modern displays and celebrations of everything game and country.

Essex Game & Country Fair 2017, 7 – 8 October

A new country event, the Essex Game and Country Fair takes place in Billericay. The show has the usual country sports on display and a strong countryside theme, with stalls, traders and more to browse. The event also brings an end to various competitions such as the Scurry and Fundog Show Finals and Lurcher & Terrier Show Finals.

The closer it gets to Christmas, there will also be loads of Christmas Fairs to attend too, where you can pick up fantastic gifts for family and friends. In the run-up to Christmas, check back on Fur Feather & Fin’s website for gifts, perfect for country-loving family and friends such as leather cartridge bags and gun slips and personalised shooting gifts.

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