As ever, BASC will have a big presence at The Game Fair and of course BASC members receive complimentary entry.

Here’s a list of what BASC will be offering

BASC Clay Shooting Line

BASC Shotgun Coaching at The Game Fair 2024
Adults and children can enjoy a lesson from a qualified BASC shotgun coach, covering eye dominance, safe gun handling, correct stance, gun fit, gun mount and how to hit a moving target.

Cost:
16 year olds and under BASC members: £10 / non-members: £15
Adult BASC members: £15 / Adult non-members: £20

Bookings can be made online before the show and walk ins will be available during the show; click here to book.

BASC Safe Shot

BASC Shotgun Safe Shot provides those that take it with a chance to demonstrate a confident and safe use of shotguns in a field based situation. It was designed with the knowledgeable live quarry shooter in mind. The Safe Shot assessment is made up of 3 elements:- a multiple choice question paper, an empty gun handling section after which you will be asked to demonstrate safe live firing.

Cost:

£30 per person

Bookings can be made online before the show and walk ins will be available during the show. Click here to book.

BASC Shotgun Experience

As well as lessons, there will also be an opportunity for beginners and experienced alike to shoot informally with a coach in our ‘shooting experience’.

Cost:

Adults £10 for 10 shots

No pre booking available, please visit the BASC Shotgun line.

Try Sustainable Ammunition

BASC would like to invite you to come and try Eley steel cartridges on clays under the supervision of a BASC coach.
The session will cost you £10 and you will get 10 shots.
Guns and equipment provided.
No pre booking available, please visit the BASC Shotgun line.

BASC Airgun Line

Adults and children can enjoy 10 shots for £3 whilst being mentored by a BASC air rifle coach.

Height restrictions apply.

No pre booking available, please visit the airgun line to have a go.

BASC Gundog Scurries

£3 a go or £10 for 4
BASC Scurry Cup – £10 entry

All handlers and breeds of dog are welcome to put their skills to the test on the following BASC gundog scurries;

  • Long Marked Retrieve
  • Partridge Pen
  • Pick’n’mix
  • Over the bales aka. Scramble.

Prizes to be won each day.

No pre booking available, please visit the BASC Gundog area to have a go.

Wild Food Taster Tepee

This year we will be showcasing game meat in our Wild food taster tepee next to the BASC main stand opposite the main arena. Pop along to watch chefs Amy Thompson and Ralph Skripek cook a variety of dishes and grab a tasty sample or two.

Wild Food Theatre

This year in BASC’s Wild Food Theatre we have the talented spice master celebrity chef Cyrus Todiwala on the Friday cooking Sheek Kavaabs with a coddling egg on top and the grand master of all scotch eggs. Joining him on the Friday will be youtube sensation Scott Rea adding value to venison and Suki Pantel. Cocktail hour will be on Friday and Saturday with Merlin Griffiths from Channel 4 First Dates.

We have your favourites Jose Souto and Rachel Green appearing on Saturday and Sunday, Rachel with her chat and quick and easy game dishes and Jose will be butchering wild boar on Sunday.

Find out the different ways to butcher a venison carcass to suit your customer as Jose will be joined on stage on Saturday by Tim Hanks Eat Game Awards winner and butcher, along with Curtis Pitts, online supplier.

JB Gill will be returning this year cooking and talking about his tour with JLS and the presenting jobs he has been doing this year.

Two Michelin stared Chefs Mark Kempson from Kitchen W8 London and Chef Hywell Griffiths from Swansea will be showcasing game on Saturday and Sunday.
Straight from the Game Fairs VIP experience on Sunday, Dick and Angel from Escape to the Chateaux will be on stage cooking and talking about the show.

BASC Main Stand

BASC’s main stand will be packed full of innovative displays and information with our key themes running through the entire stand. Our sustainable shooting area will feature our core departments such as Wildfowling, Game Keeping, Deer & Woodland Management and Conservation. Our firearms specialists will be available to answer any of your enquiries and if you wish to join BASC or renew your membership, our team will be on hand. The press and media team will be present ready to discuss hot topic issues and our commercial services department will have a display featuring the latest BASC member offers. Make sure you drop in to see us!

Fancy having a lesson with a BASC qualified and experienced coach?

Like to try a new sport? Or would you  benefit from expert tuition?

Then visit the BASC Have-a-Go area at The Subaru Shooting Line.

Enjoy a lesson from a qualified coach, covering eye dominance, safe gun handling, correct stance, gun fit, gun mount and how to hit a moving target. The fee includes the cost of cartridges, clay targets, eye and ear protection, the loan of a shotgun and a shooting vest.

If you have your own shotgun with you at The Game Fair and are experiencing problems with gun fit then please come and chat with our coaches.

Book early! BASC at The Subaru Shooting Line can get very busy, so lessons and safe shot sessions must be booked in advance. You can book your tuition here. 

BASC members get complimentary entry to The Game Fair but if you need to book tickets, click here.

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