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Sandringham Game and Country Fair 2017

Sandringham
King´s Lynn
Norfolk
PE35 6EN

Telephone:
01283 820548

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Features

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

Description

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th September 2017

Three dedicated arenas with a whole variety of exciting and informative displays, from Jonathan Marshall’s ‘Free Spirits’ show – an astounding display of horsemanship and falconry to exhilarating horseboarding. Something for everyone all day long at Sandringham Country Show, so bring a deck chair and make yourselves comfortable..

◾Horse-boarding – the ninth heats of the 2016 season. Thrills and spills
◾The Shire Horse Society – an amazing demonstration with these fabulous gentle giants
◾Parade of Hounds – Burne Bloodhounds, Oakley Foot Beagles and Westerby Bassets
◾Scurry Trials and Driving – the sixth heats of 2017, some of the best scurry driving teams in the UK
◾Man Vs Beast – scurry and pony Vs the mighty Isuzu. Who will you cheer for?
◾Falconry – watch our amazing birds of prey in action
◾Pony Club Games – Fun filled mounted obstacle courses with young teams from around the UK
◾Chase the Bunny – a fun competition for all dogs who like to chase (∗not a real bunny!)
◾Gun Dog Displays – Paul Makepeace and his team demonstrating how a gun dog is taught from puppyhood to trialling, and typical day on the shoot
◾Johnathan Marshall – Free Spirits Show – horsemanship and falconry
◾Working ferrets – Simon Pakefield shows you how he uses ferrets in the wild
◾N&J Shires – magnificent working giants working to music
◾Falconry and Gun Dog Displays – a working partnership with handlers Chris Neal (birds) and Paul Makepeace (dogs)
◾Junior Casting Competition – with Peter Johnston
◾Pinxton Puppets – Will Red Riding Hood escape the big bad wolf again?

Other attractions include:-

World of Dogs - A specialist full time arena dedicated solely to dogs, with displays of all types, from working gun 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 favourite
◾Fiery Jack’s Old Fashioned Games Emporium – have a break, play a game. You will be amazed how long you end up staying and no technology involved!
The Strange Thing – be entertained by our on site magician and come and see The ◾Strange Thing. Can you work out what it really is?
◾Moment In Time – History re-enactors taking you back through the ages
◾Falconry Village – meet our birds of prey and see them in action
◾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 Display – be taken back to yesteryear with some amazing old cars, farm machinery and steam engines

Food,Glorious Food - A mini festival within the main show. The food halls will feature a line up of local and regional speciality food and drink producers, with particular focus on British 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 .

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 sample 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 Game and Country Show we have:

◾Glassblowing
◾Blacksmiths
◾Bodger
◾Textiles
◾Weathervanes

The Shopping Experience

Around the arenas are rows of individual trade exhibitors selling a range of items, country clothing and accessories, footwear, garden, home and leisure products, country sports equipment and accessories. Always nice to go home from a show with something and you will be spoilt for choice at Sandringham Country Fair – East Anglia’s Premier Game and Country Fair.

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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