Events and Competitions



Hunting Newcomers’ Competition

| Hunting, Prizes and Competitions

The Countryside Alliance annual newcomers’ week (21st-28th October) is just around the corner with a large number of hunts organising a specific day, or days, to welcome people of all ages who want to try a day out behind hounds. This year, the CA is encouraging those attending newcomer’s meets – of all ages –…

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Fundraising fishing event raises cash for new Fishing for Schools group

| Fishing, Fishing for Schools, Fishing Groups, Foundation, Fundraising, Outdoor Education, Uncategorised

A fabulous fundraising angling event was held at Ladybower Reservoir in the Peak District on Saturday (23 Sept) in aid of the new Fishing for Schools South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire group. Twenty-five people took part in the fishing competitions and then carried on to a very jolly meal and raffle at the nearby Ladybower…

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Fundraising jockeys racing for TCAF at Aintree Countryside Day

| Events and Competitions, Foundation, Fundraising, Press Release, Uncategorised

Eight riders will line-up to race at Aintree in aid of The Countryside Alliance Foundation (TCAF) on 29 October. The charity race – where riders compete on borrowed horses – is part of the third annual Aintree Countryside Day, which is a great day out for all the family. It is also the course’s Old Roan Chase…

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Breast cancer nurse to run the Royal Parks Half for our Casting for Recovery programme

| Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, Fundraising, Latest News

One of Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland’s team members, Lottie Weston (pictured), an oncology specialist nurse who has worked in the breast cancer sphere for many years, is running the Royal Parks Half Marathon to raise funds for the charitable project. The half marathon will take place on 8th October and Lottie is already in…

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CA’s Liam Stokes to address the Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club AGM

| Latest News, Shooting, Shooting and Conservation, Upcoming Events

The Countryside Alliance’s Head of Shooting, Liam Stokes (pictured), will be addressing the fourth annual Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Ladies’ Shooting Conference which will be taking place at The Chateau Impney Hotel in Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire, on 30th September 2017. Liam will be updating delegates on the key issues facing shooting at present and our…

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Charity concert in aid of The Royal British Legion and The Countryside Alliance Foundation

| Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, Fishing, Fishing for Schools, Upcoming Events

The Royal British Legion in partnership with The Countryside Alliance Foundation Invites you to a Charity Concert To be held at Sherborne Abbey on 12 October 2017 at 7.00pm Tickets: £30 £25 £20 (restricted viewing/TV screen) Sherborne Tourist Information Centre Digby Road Sherborne DT9 3NL Phone: 01935 815341 Email for tickets: [email protected]

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A huge thank you to all of our Prudential Ride London cyclists

| Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, Fishing for Schools, Foundation, Fundraising, Latest News, Our Blog

Yesterday saw some brave riders tackle the Prudential Ride London 100-mile cycle challenge through London and Surrey to raise vital funds for the Countryside Alliance Foundation. The riders had to complete the gruelling 100-mile course in under eight hours and we are delighted that all of them were successful with no reports of any major post-race…

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Tradition meets innovation

| Events and Competitions, Latest News, Shooting

The Beretta Serpentina 490 is a true masterpiece of craftmanship and, prior to its auction for charity, Camilla Swift spoke to Franco Beretta to discover the story behind this unique collector’s item. Past meets future What does a company like Beretta do to celebrate its 490th birthday? After some thought, the current president, Franco, decided…

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