In recent years, thanks in part to the emergence of ladies only clay shooting club Femmes Fatales, the UK has seen a rise in the number of women regularly taking part in shooting sports.
In 2017 Gunmaker’s Row will play host, once again, to renowned brands including Holland & Holland. The return of Holland & Holland to The Game Fair further cements the confidence and trust developed since the 2016 event at Ragley Hall.
Last month, for the first time in living memory, MPs in parliament debated the subject of driven grouse shooting. This was triggered by an electronic petition with over 100,000 signatures, which called for a ban on the sport.
By now many of you will have had a few days out with the gun. Thanks to a new scheme, every one of us who shoots game during the season and attends a driven day can make a worthwhile contribution to charity.
Auctioneers of fine modern and antique guns are now the largest Sporting Auction House in Europe, specialising in sporting items and militaria.