Competitions & Have a Go - East Anglian Game & Country Fair

Competitions & Have a Go

Clay Shoot Competition & Have A Go

The High Lodge team will once again host the Clay shoot area. 40 bird re-entry sporting competition to take place over the two days with men’s, ladies and junior’s sections.

Ferret Show & Ferret Racing

The Cambs Ferret Welfare & Rescue Society will be hosting this years’ Ferret Show on Saturday. The competition is open to club members and non club members.

Ferret show
Competitions and have a go

Archery & Crossbow

Archery is suitable for the whole family from 6 yrs upwards. You don’t need to wear anything special just come as you are.
All sessions include instruction and safety briefing, all equipment and tuition from expert and qualified archery coaches.
Their archery instructors are experienced at working with complete beginners, as well as archers who are looking to hone their skills. Crossbows are suitable for the whole family from 8 yrs upwards.

Air Rifle Shooting

John Bidwell’s High Lodge Stand.

Their staff will be ready to welcome you to the stand where you can find full information about High Lodge and what we have to offer from Clay shooting practice, instruction, air rifle shooting, golf, fishing, holiday lodges, weddings, functions and corporate entertainment /conference facilities.

Air Rifle shooting is also set up with full equipment available for you to try the sport.

Fly Fishing, Coarse Fishing ‘Have a Go’ and Fly Casting

The Duke and Duchess of Grafton have once again kindly permitted the Game & Country Fair use of their private stretch of the Black Bourn River.

World and European Casting Champion, Hywel Morgan will be entertaining crowds with a Fly Fishing demo in the Main Arena. He will also offer ‘have a go’ fly tying and casting tuition and demos on the Black Bourn River. 

Hywel will also be joined by a number of angling associations and enthusiasts including Alan Riddell who is well known for his hand-built rods and flies. For many years he has been designing and making rods for fly, lure and also coarse angling rods in carbon. Alan is also known for being a specialist stream fly rod builder using fibre-glass and for making flies for all game fish, Pike, Bass and others.

Visit the Fishing Village and Angling Exhibitors near the footbridge to the river and at the river side.

4×4 Off Road Course

If you have the spirit of adventure, and would like to experience the excitement of off-road driving, visit the Explore 4×4 off-road course at this year’s game fair. 

Explore 4×4 will be providing a unique experience with professional 4×4 drivers who will drive you round the course offering an adventurous, exhilarating and hugely enjoyable ride! 


TheCanoeMan is pleased to be working in conjunction with East Anglian Game & Country Fair, for the first time this year, to offer canoeing and kayaking  just over the bridge on the Black Bourn River.

As one of the fastest growing family activities, paddlesports (Canoeing, Kayaking and paddleboarding) are a great way to spend a family day out in some of the most beautiful areas of the countryside, surrounded by wildlife and the great outdoors.

Paddling is for everyone – whether your 8 or 80! Stay dry in a canoe, get splashy in a kayak, or stand up and take your chances on a paddleboard! Getting out on the water offers opportunities to see the wiIdlife, such as kingfishers and maybe even otters, in their own environment.

TheCanoeMan is the country’s largest provider of guided trails & canoe hire, with bases throughout Norfolk and North Suffolk. They also offer private (bespoke) trails as well as celebration and team building activities.

Find TheCanoeMan on 1st Avenue South by the bridge and have-a-go! Just £2.50 per person for 30 minutes .

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