Set within the spectacular grounds of the Broadlands Estate, the family-orientated Broadlands Country Show once again returns to the stunning Hampshire grounds, welcoming a brand new line up and the recently acquired British Falconry and Raptor Fair.
Boasting everything from world-class field sports competitions and have-a-go opportunities, to lots of family inspired fun and entertainment, Broadlands in 2018 presents an action-packed programme that audiences of all ages will love this early May Bank Holiday.
Visitors can enjoy a superb line-up of activity this year inside the Realtree Main Arena, which welcomes Britain’s longest established and leading dog team, the Essex Dog Display as well as simulated coursing and insightful demonstrations from seasoned demonstrator Brian Brinded. The Realtree Main Arena also welcomes new act for 2018, Stampede, which involves lots of equestrian stunts and tricks to this action packed riding display.
Also new for 2018 is the British Falconry & Raptor Fair. Here visitors can expect lots of insightful demonstrations and displays from all of the leading falconers, complemented by various displays and falconry related exhibitions; a must for all falconers out there!
For those interested in all the championship action this 2018 season, Broadlands has qualifying rounds in the Chudleys Gundog Championship, as well as have a go opportunities throughout the weekend over at the BASC Clay Shooting line, kindly supported by BASC and Promatic Traps, and offers a wide range of Terrier and Lurcher showing classes and field events, professionally organised by the Coursing Crew over in the Terrier and Lurcher area.
Away from the competitions, the Broadlands Country Show has lots going on for all ages. Visitors can enjoy the ever-popular Folk Roots Festival, a Food Festival and a Field Sports Arena. Also a dedicated BASC Village housing everything to do with shooting and conservation, a British Hunting Collection, a Survival Camp and both Craft and Antiques Marquee, not to mention a whole host of family inspired entertainment. From Animal displays, an Airsoft Range to a Mole Show, there is also a huge array of have-a-go fun, musical entertainment and demonstrations in every rural craft.
So whether you’re a sportsman, or a family looking for a day out with the kids there is something for everyone to get involved at the Broadlands Country Show.
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