Win tickets to West of England Game Fair at Bath & West Showground

PUBLISHED: 09:14 24 February 2018 | UPDATED: 09:14 24 February 2018

A gun dog in action. (Picture: Malcolm Snelgrove)

A gun dog in action. (Picture: Malcolm Snelgrove)

Malcolm Snelgrove

A game fair for people passionate about field sports will take place at the Bath & West Showground in March.

The West of England Game Fair, focuses on shooting, gun dogs and fishing.

There will be plenty of activities to have a go at, including archery, air rifles, clay shooting and dog shows.

The event will provide an educational insight into countryside issues, while also providing a shopping village with more than 300 companies in four halls.

They will be selling a range of country clothing, guns and accessories, country homewares, food, drink and crafts.

The Westcountry Smallholders Show will also host a selection of activities, hand-crafted products, demonstrations, advice, and poultry and livestock.

Falconry, wildfowling, ferreting and gun dog training will all be demonstrated.

The fishing arena will also have a selection of rods, fishing accessories, demonstrations and clothing.

The game fair is in its 22nd year, and will feature vintage tractors and restored framing equipment.

At the taste of game cookery theatre, chefs will show people how to cook simple game recipes, and there is the opportunity to buy West Country food and drink from a variety of suppliers.

The West of England Game Fair will take place at the Royal Bath & West Showground, in Shepton Mallet, on March 17-18 from 9am-5pm.

Tickets, priced £5-62, are available from or 01392 421500.

The Mercury has teamed up with Contour Exhibitions & Events to offer two pairs of adult tickets to one day of the fair.

The competition closes at 10am on March 2. By entering the competition you agree to be contacted by Archant.

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