The Game Fair

Honing in on the holiday market

2024-07-01T15:36:15+00:00

Farm buildings aren’t what they used to be. Today they’re more likely to be housing holiday makers than horses, cows and pigs. You might have looked at a piece of your land or an outbuilding lying empty and wondered how you could turn it into money. How do you get started down the route of diversification, holiday cottages and lets? I talked to Katie Williams at Sykes Cottages who specialise in this area. What’s the situation now and how has it changed in the last few years? Changing times Katie said: “The way in which we take holidays is changing. Whereas ...

Honing in on the holiday market2024-07-01T15:36:15+00:00

10 small companies exhibiting at The Game Fair that are going to be BIG

2024-06-27T11:56:23+00:00

One of the great things about the Game Fair is that it gives smaller companies the chance to show off their products and visitors the chance to see them. So here we've picked out a few of the smaller exhibitors you'll be able to see. Go along and say hello. 1. Wildlife artist and illustrator David Finney will be showing off his range of paintings, prints and cards 2. The Dancing Seagull Company will be showcasing its hot water bottle bag cover "The Chill Chaser" 3. Peachy Belts will be showing off its range of detachable belt buckles 4. Furlong Fabrication ...

10 small companies exhibiting at The Game Fair that are going to be BIG2024-06-27T11:56:23+00:00

The 2024 Shooting & Conservation Power 100

2024-06-27T11:56:23+00:00

It is generally acknowledged that there is strength in numbers. A group of people tends to have more influence or power than one person.  In the Bible it says: A cord of three strands is not easily broken.” (Ecclesiastes 4:12) Which is why the 2024 Shooting & Conservation Power 100 was created. A group of 100 like-minded individuals who have joined forces to collaborate, share ideas and make a real difference in the world of shooting and conservation. It is a group we are delighted to support. Members come from diverse backgrounds. Some are immersed in the world of fishing. Campaigners ...

The 2024 Shooting & Conservation Power 1002024-06-27T11:56:23+00:00

Get styled by Helen Mirren and Mick Jagger’s stylist at The Game Fair

2024-06-27T11:56:23+00:00

Ahead of The Game Fair, we'd like to introduce you to Natalie Howell. She's a stylist and designer who has created looks for the ever-elegant actor Helen Mirren and has also worked with Mick Jagger. Work of a stylist So what does a stylist actually do? Well, they will help you to work out what kinds of clothes flatter you and what you should avoid. They'll help you find clothes that fit your budget and the life you lead. Natalie has been a stylist for 25 years. She lived in Hollywood for 10 years, doing plenty of red carpet looks for ...

Get styled by Helen Mirren and Mick Jagger’s stylist at The Game Fair2024-06-27T11:56:23+00:00

Simon Whitehead and his Pakefield ferrets

2024-06-27T11:56:23+00:00

Simon Whitehead of Pakefield Ferrets is a unique character in modern day Britain. He is a rabbiting aficionado, author of many books which include the acclaimed ‘Ahead of the Game’ and his latest, ‘Pugs and Drummers’. Both delve into the history, harvest, preparation and cooking of wild rabbit, as well as looking into the mindset of the author. His demonstrations are both educational and amusing, but also promote the virtues and practice of ferreting to the wider world. https://youtu.be/vDPRSDx3nDE Performances From a village green to The Game Fair and in-between, Simon's arena demonstrations are ranked amongst the most entertaining and ...

Simon Whitehead and his Pakefield ferrets2024-06-27T11:56:23+00:00

Exhibition stands within Arts & Antiques Pavilion, sponsored by LAPADA, at The Game Fair

2024-06-27T11:56:23+00:00

Momentum is gathering fast for this year’s Game Fair when attendees unite through their love of the countryside and country pursuits. As a great opportunity to socialise, network and shop, The Game Fair is the largest premium festival of the countryside in Europe. Taking place within such a stunning outdoor environment as Blenheim Palace, there are so many things to see and do. One thing that can’t be missed is the Art & Antiques Pavilion sponsored by LAPADA. The Art & Antiques Pavilion sponsored by LAPADA Returning for its fourth year to The Game Fair, the Pavilion brings together the UK’s ...

Exhibition stands within Arts & Antiques Pavilion, sponsored by LAPADA, at The Game Fair2024-06-27T11:56:23+00:00
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