Both Game Fairs confirmed to run in 2021!

PUBLISHED: 12:44 30 March 2021 | UPDATED: 12:44 30 March 2021

Highland pony parade and competition at the GWCT Scottish Game Fair � a major and popular feature of the event.

Highland pony parade and competition at the GWCT Scottish Game Fair � a major and popular feature of the event.

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The Game Fair and The Scottish Game Fair will both run in 2021, the latter thanks to a partnership between GWCT & The Gamr Fair

Scottish Game Fair | 24-26 September 2021 | Scone Palace, Perthshire

The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) Scottish Game Fair, sponsored by NFU Mutual, has confirmed the event will go ahead this year from Friday 24 to Sunday 26 September at its usual venue of Scone Palace in Perthshire.

This news is the result of an exciting partnership between the GWCT and organisers of The Game Fair, the oldest and largest outdoor event of its kind in the world. The deal guarantees the income for the conservation charity and the long-term future of the much-loved three-day event which The Game Fair will now run under licence.

David Noble, Chairman, GWCT in Scotland, commented: “GWCT members, visitors and stakeholders can expect a fabulous event this year in the format they know and love in the wonderful setting of Scone Palace. Having missed the show last year, we are thrilled to be able to make this much-anticipated announcement. The event is so important to the region, the industry, our visitors and stakeholders and will provide much-needed funding for the GWCT.”

James Gower, Managing Director, The Game Fair, added: “This new partnership demonstrates our commitment to the sector by supporting one of the most important charities. The Scottish Game Fair plays a hugely important role in providing funds for the GWCT and this exciting new arrangement with the Trust means that we can add our expertise to making this event a continuing success both this year and in the future.”

Keep an eye on the website - tickets were not yet on sale at time of publishing but are expected to be shortly.

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The Game Fair | 23-25 July 2021 | Ragley Hall, Warwickshire

The Game Fair, the largest and oldest of our rural shows, is confirmed as running from 23-25 July 2021 at Ragley Hall in Warwickshire. We are expecting a great turn-out as the industry comes together for the first time since the pandemic struck.

You can expect the usual mix of fantastic demonstartions and attractions, along with endless shopping opportunities.

A great mix of manufacturers and distributors have already signed up to exhibit their wares, with the likes of Best Fox Call, Raytrade UK, Schmidt & Bender, Sunglasses for Sport, The Exmoor Game Company, William Powell, Rydale Clothing and man, many more listed as attending. See the full list of exhibitors here.

There will be plenty of food and drink to choose from, many with a focus on game meat and “farm to fork” quality meat. New for 2021 is the Totally Game area, which is the perfect place to learn more about game meat and be inspired by the exciting variety on offer to try - will you go for pheasant goujons or venison scotch eggs!?

If gundogs are you passion, there are multiple competitions to watch or get involved with yourself, as well as training demos and talks. You can see the full dog-related programme of events here.

Of course, as ever, there will be something to satisfy every taste, from clay shooting to airguns, archery to horse riding, and everything in between.

Explore what’s on and book your tickets today!

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