Welcome to our events listing. Please note that this list is updated constantly, but is not exhaustive. If you know of an event which you feel will be of interest to Countryside Alliance members and supporters, please email details to: email@example.com. Please note that priority will be given to events & fundraisers which benefit the Countryside Alliance.
Friday, 7 June 2013
On Friday 7th June 2013 we will be repeating the huge success of the Newmarket Countryside Alliance Race Day on the attractive and historic July Course. The price of the ticket will include entry to the Course, complimentary Race Card, reception and lunch as well as two bottles of wine per table of ten . Lunch will again be held in the Moorstyle Marquee - tickets are £60 per person and are available from Williamfirstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone on 01799 586794. During the day we will be holding the Charity Race between Masters and Huntsmen – won last year by Will Spencer of the Pytchley, as well as a silent auction and a main auction which will be held during lunch. Read on to find out who will be contesting the race in 2013 - and for the chance to sponsor them.Read more
Saturday, 15 June 2013
Join us for a full race card plus the "Countryside Alliance Derby Challenge", an extra charity fundraiser for the CA. Email email@example.com for information. You can meet and sponsor a racing shire horse by clicking the link below.Read more
Friday, 24 May 2013
The South Herefordshire Hunt Point to Point Committee is holding an end-of-Point-to-Point season dinner & dance at the Three Counties Hotel in Hereford on Friday 24th May 2013. The event will raise funds for the Injured Jockeys Fund and will feature a two course meal, coffee, auction, raffle and more - the live band will be the Velcro Turtles. £35 per person, dress code smart casual, 7.30 for 8pm until 1am. Tickets from Kate Powell 07824 325439 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, 25 May 2013
25 May – 2 June: National Shooting Week - http://www.nationalshootingweek.co.uk/article/national-shooting-week. This Countryside Alliance initiative is now in its eighth year and aims to get as many newcomers into shooting sports as possible. Grounds across the country will be opening their doors and offering special deals to tempt beginners into an inclusive and fun sport in which we excel - Peter Wilson's double trap Olympic Gold continues to inspire! Keep an eye on the website for events near you.
Sunday, 26 May 2013
Sunday 26th May - Best of British U25 Polo at Marriners Farm, Bramdean, Hampshire SO24 0JP. A fantastic opportunity to see some of the hottest young polo talent in the UK today play in two spectacular matches, kindly sponsored by Hattingley Valley Wines and Savills. The day will kick off at noon for the first Under 25 match, followed by the second Under 21's at 3pm, featuring the best British rising polo stars such as Max Charlton, Richard Le Poer and George Meyrick. Hosted by members of the Hampshire Hunt, the day will raise funds for charity including Action on Addiction. Other attractions on offer: a vintage rally of rare Rolls-Royces, parade of Hounds, bouncy castle, Trade Village and much more. For full details, contact Bridget Grande on 01420 562876 or email@example.com. Prices start at £15 - £40 for top pitchside parking slots. Book now!
Monday, 27 May 2013
Bank Holiday Monday, 27th May - Surrey County Show at Stoke Park, Guildford. www.surreycountyshow.co.uk/. Surrey County Show attracts up to 40,000 visitors and features hundreds of top quality animals from giant beef bulls to bantam hens. It takes place annually on the late May Bank Holiday Monday on Stoke Park, Guildford, bringing the best of the countryside to the heart of the town. The Show is a fantastic day out for the family, combining entertainment, food and fun with the opportunity to see first hand the many aspects of country life and farming.
Tuesday, 28 May 2013
With an eye on the future of country pursuits, Emma, Duchess of Rutland is launching the Belvoir Fieldsports 12-20 Club, with a three-day residential summer term exeat camp on May 28-30, 2013. Aimed at 11-14-year-olds, it will be held in the grounds of Belvoir Castle and will offer an educational hands-on approach to a range of country pursuits.
Wednesday, 29 May 2013
29 May – 1 June: Royal Bath & West Show - http://www.bathandwest.com/royal-bath-west/97/. South West Regional Director Alison Hawes and her team will be at the show so please go along and say "hello".
Friday, 31 May 2013
31st May – 1st June: The Investec Derby Festival is a totally unique two days of horse racing providing our customers with the very best racing as well as plenty of entertainment off the track. The 2013 Investec Derby Festival will be year two of a new ten year sponsorship by Investec and will see Channel 4 taking over the two day broadcast. Tickets to the Investec Derby Festival are now on sale and start from £40.50 for Ladies Day. For further information and to book tickets please visit www.epsomdowns.co.uk or a call Epsom Downs Racecourse on 0844 579 3004.