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.
Thursday, 20 August 2015
There are some exceptional events to look forward to in the coming weeks - here are just a few dates for your diaries - the Countryside Alliance will be out in force at Chatsworth, the Midland Game Fair, Hampshire Country Sports Day and at Aintree, Ffos Las and Cheltenham Racecourses.......Read more
Friday, 29 July 2016
The 2016 CLA Game Fair will take place at Ragley Hall, near Alcester, in Warwickshire, from Friday 29 to Sunday 31 July, by kind permission of the Marquess and Marchioness of Hertford. More info to follow.
Friday, 13 November 2015
Top-class racing, Christmas shopping, hunt parades and music from the Chip Shop Boys are all part of the fun at Cheltenham Countryside Day on November 13. Part of the Open Meeting, the Countryside Day could be said to mark the start proper of the jumps season. This year, before racing, recently retired 20-times Champion Jockey AP McCoy will try his hand at dressage alongside Olympians Carl Hester and current World Number One Charlotte Dujardin (more on this in our Autumn magazine, out in September).Read more
Sunday, 8 November 2015
Join us for the annual Countryside Alliance race day at Ffos Las on Sunday 8th November 2015. This year’s charity race will be the “Welsh Legends Race” as famous faces from the history of Welsh racing return to compete for the title - DO NOT MISS IT!!. Each Jockey will be raising money for the Countryside Alliance and a charity of their choice. Tables already sold for the marquee so don’t delay and book your tickets – prices start at £45 for a two course meal in the Countryside Alliance VIP Marquee includes entry to the course and the use of a warm marquee for the duration of the racing, right next to the paddock. Further details available on the website.
Sunday, 25 October 2015
25 October - the first Countryside Race Day (in aid of the Countryside Alliance) to be held at the iconic Aintree Racecourse. It will feature the Roan Chase National Hunt Steeplechase as well as a charity race over 1 mile 5 furlongs, a hound parade, silent auction, trade stands, falconry, ferrets, the quack pack, shire horses, pony racing and more. Tickets are £25 if bouth before 30 September. Lunch tickets for the day, which include entry, are £55. Contact Tracy Casstles for tickets - email@example.com
Wednesday, 7 October 2015
On Wednesday 7th October 2015 the beautiful Mount Falcon hotel at Ballina, Co Mayo, is hosting a ladies lunch on behalf of its nominated charity, Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, (which provides support, fun and fly fishing for ladies who have or have had breast cancer). The Countryside Alliance Foundation is delighted to administer and run Casting for Recovery and is grateful to the team at Mount Falcon for their continuing support. The afternoon will include a Pink Champagne Reception (served from 12 noon), a Two Course Lunch (by Award Winning Head Chef Daniel Willimont), a Fashion Show by KALORA and a fundraising raffle with some fantastic prizes.... Tickets are priced at €30 per person and can be purchased from the Hotel Reception in Mount Falcon or by calling 096 74472.
Sunday, 27 September 2015
On Sunday 27th September the Worshipful Company of Woolmen will run the annual sheep drive across London Bridge for all the Freemen of the City of London. The event is open to all Freemen of the City of London, their families and friends and as many potential shepherds as possible. This is a good day out for all the family! Applications will open at the end of April - watch this space.
Sunday, 20 September 2015
19-20 September - the Midland Game Fair will be held once again at Weston Park, Shropshire. The Countryside Alliance will be at the show and we look forward to seeing you to update you on our campaigninig work. www.midlandgamefair.co.uk
Saturday, 19 September 2015
The Royal County of Berkshire Show - September 19th to 20th 2015 Newbury Showground, Priors Court, Hermitage, Thatcham, Berks, RG18 9QZ. www.newburyshowground.co.uk/events/royal-county-of-berkshire-show
Thursday, 17 September 2015
17-20 September 2015. The Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials are now firmly established in the eventing calendar. They have been running since 1990, attracting the world's best riders and the thousands of spectators who come each year to watch the event. www.blenheim-horse.co.uk