the East Anglian Game & Country Fair

The East Anglian Game & Country Fair will take place on 23-24 April at the prestigious Euston Estate, just off the A11 at Elveden, home to The Duke & Duchess of Grafton.

The Fair hosts world-class events and attractions and this year the Main Arena displays will include the World Famous JCB Dancing Digger Team, who wow crowds with their unusual and spectacular display. Plus, returning due to popular demand, are the Horseboarding UK Championships where speed, agility and bravery are all required! Audience participation is encouraged to spur on the competitors, and it provides great entertainment for all the family. 

Fun in the sun, East Anglian Game and Country Fair in full swing on Saturday at Euston Park Estate near Thetford. Photo : Steve Adams Photo.

Other events in the Main Arena and across the show including the much-loved British Scurry and Trials Driving Championships; Lowestoft Dog Agility Display Team; Fens Falconry; Gun Dog displays; Fishing demos with World Champion Fly Caster Hywel Morgan; the hilarious Sheep Show; Traditional Craft demonstrations; Blacksmith demonstrations, and much more! 

There is also a range of ‘have a go’ country activities from clay shooting with John Bidwell’s High Lodge instructors or the 40-bird re-entry shooting competition for men, women, and juniors. There is fly fishing and coarse fishing on the Black Bourn River, ferret racing, archery, and axe throwing. Try the air rifle range, hold a bird of prey, enter your dog into the Pet Dog Show, join in with your dog at the K9 Aqua Sports pool, or watch the Land Rovers take on the off-road 4×4 course.  

There will be over 350 shopping stands with a wide variety of products from fashion and footwear to gun makers and fishing products. In addition, there will be children’s activities, a traditional fun fair, craft marquees and also a food hall with the Game Fair Country Kitchen. The Kitchen will feature a host of local chefs including Iain McCarten, Michael Chamberlain, Fran Hartshorne, Dan Freear, Steve Angier, Nik Hare, and Nathan Rackham. 

To find out more about what you can expect on the day, watch the show highlights video found on YouTube – https://youtu.be/XP-La1QlZnE

Advance discounted admission e-tickets are available now online at www.ukgamefair.co.uk or by calling the ticket hotline number 01263 735 828. Tickets cost adult £17, children (5-16 years) £7 and Family (two adults and two children) £45. The advance offer is valid until midday 18 April, and there is a small booking fee for telephone orders. Under 5s are free and car parking is free for all. 

VIP Memberships and Camping weekend tickets also available at discounted rates if booked in advance. Visit www.ukgamefair.co.uk for more information.


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