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Sandringham Game and Country Fair 2016

King´s Lynn
PE35 6EN

01283 820548

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  • Accepts Groups
  • Disabled Access
  • Disabled Toilet
  • Dogs Welcome
  • Family Entertainment
  • On-site Catering
  • On-site Light Refreshments
  • Parking
  • Public Toilets
  • Young Children Welcome


Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th September

Three dedicated arenas with a whole variety of exciting and informative displays, from exhilarating horseboarding, to the hilariously disobedient ducks that our sheepdogs somehow have to get back into the pen. Something for everyone all day long, so bring a deck chair and make yourselves comfortable.

◾Horse-boarding – the ninth heats of the 2016 season. Thrills and spills
◾Stunt Mania – incredible, adrenaline filled stunts from this amazing motorcycle stunt team
◾Scurries – the ninth heats of 2016, scurry driving
◾Man Vs Beast – scurry and pony Vs the mighty Isuzu. Who will you cheer for?
◾Pony Club Games
◾Stuart Barnes Sheepdogs
◾Working ferrets – Simon Pakefield shows you how he uses ferrets in the wild
◾Falconry – watch our amazing birds of prey in action
◾N&J Heavy Horses – shire horse demonstrations
◾Hunts & Hounds – tbc
◾Chase the Bunny – a fun competition for all dogs who like to chase (∗not a real bunny!)

Other attractions include:-

World of Dogs - A specialist full time arena dedicated solely to dogs, with displays of all types, from working gun dogs and sheep dogs, to fire jumping obedience. Surrounding this are a variety of activities your dog will love, from gun dog multi scurries to a fun dog show. Something for every dog and every dog lover! (please be aware however that with the shooting and dummy launching there are some loud bangs all day, so if they are nervous it might be kinder to leave them in the kitchen with a big bone!)

Family Entertainment - Lots of fun and entertainment for children and families dotted all around the showground. At Sandringham Country Show some of the highlights are;

◾Racing ferrets – have a flutter on your favouriteMoment in Time Living History – re-enactors
◾Hamsters – Cute and furry, come and meet the hamsters and their expert handlers
◾Pigeon Tent – breeds you may never have seen before!
◾Children’s entertainments – all the fun of the fair, donkey rides, panning for gold and more
◾Pinxton Puppets – Little Red Riding Hood and The Three Little Pigs (two shows)
◾Vintage Vehicles – cars, tractors, stationary engines, motor cycles
◾Countryside Police and BASC

Food,Glorious Food - A mini festival within the main show, featuring food halls, the Piazza, and chefs on stage.The food halls will feature a line up of local and regional speciality food and drink producers, with particular focus on Britsh food provenance. The Piazza is that special area where you can come to eat and relax in the main catering marquee and real ale marquee or the smaller food specialist vendors. Be entertained by our chefs on stage presenting a wide range of recipes and culinary skills.

Chainsaw Carving - We generally have six to eight chainsaw carvers on site to entertain you. Over the weekend they will carve a main piece, and also take part in thirty minute speed carves. It’s amazing to see what can be achieved in just half an hour, and all these pieces are immediately sold off at auction, so you could go home with a very special feature for your garden or conservatory.

Fishing and Field Sports - Interested in fishing or field sports, but never quite got round to it? Take part in free 20minute fishing sampler sessions with our instructors from the Angling Trust and Salmon and Trout Association; or have a go at archery or air rifles.

Crafts - A series of marquees form the Craft Village, a popular area of the show where artists, deigners and craftsmen exhibit, demonstrate and sell a wide variety of handcrafted items and gifts. Always plenty of working demonstrations, and at Sandringham Country Show we have:

◾Bodger tbc
◾Textiles tbc
◾Weathervanes tbc

Show open 10.00am - 6.00pm daily

Come and enjoy the Sandringham Game & Country Fair, it’s got something for everyone.

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