The Midland Game Fair finally arrived over the weekend with thousands upon thousands of visitors pouring through the gates at Weston Park to welcome in the last event of the season.
As Britain’s largest fieldsports-themed outdoor event, the 34th annual Midland Game Fair boasted a comprehensive itinerary for the whole family as well as more than 700 exhibition stands. For those wanting to witness the nail-biting Grand Finals in the Chudleys Gundog Championship, Countryman’s Weekly Terrier and Lurcher Champion of Champions, BASC Clay Shooting Festival and the BFTA European Field Target Championships, spectators were not disappointed as each were eagerly awaited and held in front of heaving audiences.
This year’s showcase welcomed back its fantastic feature areas including Gunmaker’s Row, Airgun Expo, Gamekeeper’s Row, the Fishing Village, Working Dog Village and the Falconry Village, where old friends and seasoned game fair goers were able to catch up on the year gone by. Families to the event were also treated to an array of wonderful and upbeat acts and demonstrations, with the Realtree Main Arena welcoming in jousting favourites The Knights of Middle England, Britain’s leading dog team, Essex Dog Display and falconry fun for the kids with Ye Olde Redtail Falconry.
Whether you shopped the stalls, enjoyed the amazing food and beer or sat by and listened to the superb collection of folk, jazz and blues at the awesome music stages, there was something for everyone to enjoy at the weekend.
Organised by award-winning event organiser Countryman Fairs, the Midland Game Fair is the largest of its seven regional shows and the last for this 2017 year. CEO Ian Harford says of this year’s spectacular showcase: “The Midland welcomed people in their thousands over the weekend, all getting into the celebratory atmosphere and turning out to support what is now recognised as a national institution. We are eternally grateful to all the support the Midland continues to receive; from visitors and exhibitors to our sponsors. And, from all the team at Countryman Fairs we thank each and every one of you and look forward to welcoming in you all again for the 2018 season.”
For the latest results on all of the sporting championship finals from across the weekend, please continue to check our News section on the Midland Game Fair website for regular updates.
Countryman Fairs organise seven award-winning events across the UK throughout the year, each showcasing the very best in country life. For more information on all of Countryman Fairs events visit the website at www.countrymanfairs.co.uk and join us on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest news and developments as they happen.