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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that priority will be given to events & fundraisers which benefit the Countryside Alliance or The Countryside Alliance Foundation.
Monday, 14 April 2014
10th and 11th May - The 2014 Whitfield Annual Clay Shoot. The cost per team of 4 will remain at £320. This is an exceptional event which offers challenging "high birds in May" clay shooting. There will also be a number of trade stands at the event (see below) offering visitors a chance to support local Northumbrian businesses. For more details about the clay shoot, contact Stuart Maughan on 07501 460017 or download an entry form here.Read more
Wednesday, 23 April 2014
St George’s Day celebrations herald Great British Beef Week 2014 - April 23 – May 3. Ladies in Beef are urging the British beef industry to get behind Great British Beef Week 2014 and capitalise on shopper preference for home produced Red Tractor Assured British beef to further increase market share in retail stores across the UK. The proportion of British beef in supermarkets and other retail outlets rose from 81% in 2012 to 83% in 2013, with 86% of shoppers confirming their preference for fully traceable food from British farms (EBLEX, NFU & BRC data).Read more
Saturday, 26 April 2014
It’s ten years after the Hunting Act came in – and we’re still going. More people are coming hunting than ever before and, while we continue to fight against the senseless and unworkable ban, we think it’s time to celebrate our wonderful sport. And how better to do that than with a party? The Horn & Hound Ball will take place on Saturday, 26 April 2014 at Cheltenham Racecourse, Gloucestershire, in aid of the Hunt Staff Benefit Society.Read more
Wednesday, 7 May 2014
Wednesday 7th – Sunday 11th May, Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials www.badminton-horse.co.uk/. As from 2014 the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials will revert to its Thursday to Sunday schedule and move to the weekend after the May Bank Holiday.
Friday, 9 May 2014
Thursday 15th May - United Hunts Meeting – Fontwell Park Racecourse. The Hunter Chase evening returns to Fontwell Park Racecourse! The Weatherbys United Hunts Meeting is a race evening designed for point-to-point horses and amateur jockeys, so come and support your local point to point winners.
Sunday, 11 May 2014
BELVOIR HUNT SUPPORTERS CLUB
Sunday 11th May 2014
Gorse Lane, Silk Willoughby, Near Sleaford
Starting at 11am
Sunday, 18 May 2014
The Old Berks Countryside Day is on May 18th 10am to 5pm, at The Kennels, Stanford Road, Faringdon SN7 8ES. A traditional Country Fair celebrating all aspects of countryside life. Including Clay Pigeon shooting have a go and competitions, dog agility and fun dog show, a Donkey Derby, children’s activity tent, a showcase of country skills such as thatching, farriers, hurdle making and bee keeping. There is a Farmer's Market with lots of local produce and country craft stands. Demonstrations will also occur in the show ring ranging from the Pony Club, shire horses and falconry to gundogs, beagles, terrier racing and more. Refreshments are available including a hog roast, barbeque food, teas and homemade cakes. Further details including information about the show can be found at www.oldberkscountryday.co.uk. Entry is £5 per person with under 14’s Free if accompanied by an adult.
Tuesday, 20 May 2014
20th May 2014 - Countryside Alliance Executive Chairman Lt Gen Sir Barney White-Spunner KCB CBE will deliver this year's lecture for Forces Charity SSAFA. The lecture will take place at the University of Buckingham at 6.30pm on Tuesday 20th May. Barney will talk about the aims of the Countryside Alliance and its future plans and he will also describe his military career, where he held a number of critical operational command appointments in the Balkans, Iraq and Afghanistan, ending up as commander of the Field Army.Read more