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Wiltshire Game & Country Fair

August 10 @ 10:00 am August 11 @ 6:00 pm

Located amidst the picturesque landscape of Bowood House, near Calne, Wiltshire. Our event offers a variety of main arena attractions that run throughout the day, along with smaller country sports arenas and workshops. We also provide top-notch countryside activities and entertainment. This makes for an exceptional family day out in the beautiful grounds of Bowood House.

The World of Dogs provides exceptional dog exhibitions, including a practical assessment, a gun dog training session, a multi-scurry event by the Jixenwell Gundogs, an entertaining dog show, a chase the bunny activity, as well as lurcher and whippet races and shows on Saturday, and lurcher races and shows on Sunday. There is something available for every individual who loves dogs and is interested in the countryside, therefore it is advised not to leave your dog behind at home.

The Angling Trust and Salmon and Trout Society offer fishing demonstrations and lessons on the lake.

Additionally, there is the chance to partake in clay shooting, regardless of whether you are a novice, beginner, or an expert with your own firearm. Expert guidance and instruction are available. The shooting village provides a variety of airgun disciplines in collaboration with ATEO, the Airgun Training and Education Organisation.

A spacious craft village featuring craft marquees and authentic craft demonstrations provides an ideal setting for purchasing a unique gift, either for oneself or for a cherished individual.

If you are interested in acquiring artwork or sculptures for your garden, the Chainsaw Carving Area is highly recommended. At this location, there is a speed carve arena where chainsaw carvers compete in daily 30-minute races against time to create impressive carvings. After the completion of the speed carve, each individual piece is included in the auction, providing an enjoyable opportunity to acquire your preferred carving. There is an opportunity to purchase a larger sculpture that has been created by the carvers during the two-day event.

Experience an unparalleled family outing in the breathtaking grounds of Bowood House, where you can enjoy country clothing, top-notch country trade stands, and entertaining activities for children.

Food Glorious Food provides a variety of carefully chosen national and local food producers, as well as specialised street foods and beverages. The country kitchen offers a variety of cookery demonstrations throughout the day, providing an ideal setting for relaxation and unwinding.

Bowood
Calne, SN11 0LZ
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Please note that these events may be subject to change or cancellation, please check with the event organiser before attending.