April 2013

  1. Gundog Training Course 2013 - Midland region

6 April - 27 July 2013

Location: Packington Estate, nr Coventry

Region: Midlands

Activity: Gundogs

Open to both members and non-members This information is provided so that you have prior understanding of how the individual day courses will be run and know what to expect from them. Our gundog training programme is designed to address the training needs for beating, picking-up, HPR and also working tests. Each day will address the needs of both novice and experienced handlers/dogs but also include specific training needs such as water, hunting, directio

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  1. Buscot Park Game Fair 2013 !!! EVENT CANCELLED !!!

27 - 28 April 2013

Location: Buscot Park, Faringdon, Oxfordshire

Region: South East

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

A new game fair will be held on 27th & 28th April at Buscot Park, Oxfordshire, supported by BASC. Members of the BASC South East regional team will be on hand to deal with membership queries and to offer advice and information to all visitors. The show itself will have a mixture of stalls selling clothing, local food and crafts as well has have-a go activities including archery and clay shooting. There will also be experts demonstrating such activites as falconry and gun dog training.

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  1. East Anglian Game & Country Fair

27 - 28 April 2013

Location: Norfolk Showground

Region: Eastern

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

Related website: www.ukgamefair.co.uk/

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  1. BASC & Chudleys Scurry League Qualifiying Event at Buscot Park Game Fair ** CANCELLED **

27 - 28 April 2013

Location: Buscot Park, Faringdon, Oxfordshire

Region: South East

Activity: BASC & Chudleys Scurry League

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May 2013

  1. Southwest Lady Guns - Devon & Somerset

1 May 2013

Location: Mendip, Wells, Somerset

Region: South West

Activity: Ladies Day

Supported by BASC Country Sports South West, we are a group of ladies that enjoy shooting,from complete novices to experienced guns

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  1. Ladies-shooting.com presents the Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club Event - Cumbria

4 May 2013

Location: Greenquarries Shooting Ground, Cumbria

Region: Northern

Activity: Ladies Day

Related website: www.ladies-shooting.com

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  1. The Country Store Deer Stalker's Day

4 May 2013

Location: Unit 12a Sawston Park, London Road, Pampisford, Cambridge CB22 3EE

Region: Eastern

Activity: Deer stalking

Related website: thecountrystore.co.uk/homepage/the-country-store-deer-stalkers-day

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  1. British Falconry and Raptor Fair

5 - 6 May 2013

Location: Althorp House, Northampton, NN7 4HQ

Region: Midlands

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

Related website: www.countryfairs.info

BASC will be at the show with their Gundog Scurries.

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  1. Shoot Development Day

11 May 2013

Location: Derbyshire

Region: Midlands

Activity: Game and Gamekeeping

The Shoot Development Days are run by BASC staff, with gamekeeping experience, in conjunction with the shoot owner/gamekeeper and other specialists. There will be no classroom work as the day will be spent on a real shoot where participants will get practical guidance on all aspects of running a shoot.

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Young Shots Introduction Day - Cornwall

11 May 2013

Location: Callington, Cornwall

Region: South West

Activity: Young Shots

Fun days designed to give yougnsters an introduction to country sports and activities

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May 2013

  1. CSSW & Shooting4England air weapons have-a-go

11 - 12 May 2013

Location: Paignton Rifle Club, South Devon

Region: South West

Activity: Shooting

Related website: www.gorgs4gold.com

To promote and develop Air Pistol and Air Rifle shooting initially in South West England

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  1. Plumpton College Open Day

11 May 2013

Location: Plumpton College, Nr Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 3AE

Region: South East

Activity: Regional event

Related website: www.plumpton.ac.uk

Members of the BASC South East team will be attending the 2013 Plumpton College Open Day. Further details of this event will be posted nearer the time.

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  1. Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club Ladies Day

11 May 2013

Location: Joe Nevills Shooting Ground, North East Derbyshire

Region: Midlands

Activity: Ladies Day

Related website: www.ladies-shooting.com

The super fun and inclusive club for ladies who have their cake and eat it. The S&CBC was set up to encourage more women into shooting, however we welcome all levels of Lady Shots. Learn to shoot, network, form friendships and be fabulous!

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  1. Southwest Lady Guns - Cotswold & Wiltshire

11 May 2013

Location: Barbury, Wiltshire

Region: South West

Activity: Ladies Day

Related website: https://www.facebook.com/browse/admined_pages/?id=100001772705811#!/pages/Cotswold-Wiltshire-Lady-Guns/468203903233073

Supported by BASC Country Sports South West, we are a group of ladies that enjoy shooting

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  1. Retriever Test (Any Breed)

12 May 2013

Location: ***PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE AND NEW VENUE*** Lucking Farm, Lucking Street, Great Maplestead, Essex CO9 2RE

Region: Eastern

Activity: Gundogs

For further details contact the Eastern regional office: - 01284 728752 or east@basc.org.uk.

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  1. Charity Simulated Game Clay Shoot

12 May 2013

Location: Lewdown, Okehampton, Devon EX20 4PR

Region: South West

Activity: Shooting

In aid of Help for Heroes & Devon Air Ambulance Teams of 3 to shoot a flush of 50 targets from each of four stands.

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  1. Devon County Show

16 - 18 May 2013

Location: Westpoint, Exeter, Devon

Region: South West

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

Related website: www.devoncountyshow.co.uk

BASC will have a stand in the Countryside Area.

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  1. Fife Show

18 May 2013

Location: Cupar, Fife

Region: Scotland

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

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  1. Introduction to Woodpigeon Shooting Course

18 May 2013

Location: Woodchurch Community Centre, Lower Road, Woodchurch, Nr. Ashford, Kent, TN26 3SQ

Region: South East

Activity: Regional event

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Young Shots Introductory Day

18 May 2013

Location: Garlands Shooting Ground, Staffordshire

Region: Midlands

Activity: Young Shots

Our BASC Young Shots Introductory Days are designed specifically for young people (8-17 years of age) to provide education and training in shooting and country sports. You DO NOT have to be member of BASC to participate in our Introductory Days and all levels of experience are catered for.

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May 2013

21. An Introduction to Woodpigeon Shooting

18 May 2013

Location: Midlands

Region: Midlands

Activity: Shooting

The one day course is aimed at increasing participants’ skills and enjoyment and helping people to stay safe and within the law. The course will cover; Pigeon shooting and the law Gun safety Woodpigeon shooting (decoying, flighting and roost shooting) Dangers in the field Guns and cartridges Pattern testing and range judging Decoying patterns Carcass preparation

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22. The Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club at Prescott Shooting, Gloucestershire

18 May 2013

Location: Prescott Shooting, Gloucestershire

Region: South West

Activity: Ladies Day

Related website: www.shotgunandchelseabunclub.co.uk

The Shogun & Chelsea Bun Club is a really fun and informal Ladies only Shooting and Cake club. It was formed in September 2011 and has grown phenomenally since then into the UK's largest ladies only Shooting organisation. The key objective of the S&CBC is to encourage more women into what is traditionally a male dominated sport, make it accessible and affordable. We take away any pressure, preconceptions and make it jolly good fun!

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23. Open Range Day

19 May 2013

Location: Scottish Centre, Trochry, Dunkeld

Region: Scotland

Activity: Regional event

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24. Essex Young Farmers' Country Show

19 May 2013

Location: Boyton Hall, Roxwell, Essex CM1 4LN

Region: Eastern

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

Related website: www.essexyoungfarmers.com/essex-country-show/

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25. Introduction to Woodpigeon Shooting Course

19 May 2013

Location: BASC South East Regional Office, Newdigate, Surrey

Region: South East

Activity: Regional event

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26. Southwest Lady Guns - Cotswold & Wiltshire

20 May 2013

Location: Barbury, Wiltshire

Region: South West

Activity: Ladies Day

Related website: https://www.facebook.com/browse/admined_pages/?id=100001772705811#!/pages/Cotswold-Wiltshire-Lady-Guns/468203903233073

Supported by BASC Country Sports South West, we are a group of ladies that enjoy shooting - we range from complete novices to experienced guns. This session will be followed by lunch.

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27. Southwest Lady Guns - Devon & Somerset

22 May 2013

Location: Ashcombe, Devon

Region: South West

Activity: Ladies Day

Supported by BASC Country Sports South West, we are a group of ladies that enjoy shooting - we range from complete novices to experienced guns.

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28. Ladies Shooting Seminar

22 May 2013

Location: Coniston Shooting Ground, Skipton, North Yorkshire

Region: Northern

Activity: Ladies Day

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29. National Countrysports Fair

25 - 26 May 2013

Location: Moira Demense, Moira, Co Armagh

Region: Northern Ireland

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

Related website: www.gamefairireland.com

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30. Ladies-shooting.com presents the Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club Event - County Durham

25 May 2013

Location: Oak Lodge, County Durham

Region: Northern

Activity: Ladies Day

Related website: www.ladies-shooting.com

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May 2013

  1. The Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club at Yielden Gun Club, Bedfordshire

26 May 2013

Location: Yielden Gun Club, Bedfordshire

Region: South East

Activity: Ladies Day

Related website: www.shotgunandchelseabunclub.co.uk

The Shogun & Chelsea Bun Club is a really fun and informal Ladies only Shooting and Cake club. It was formed in September 2011 and has grown phenomenally since then into the UK's largest ladies only Shooting organisation. The key objective of the S&CBC is to encourage more women into what is traditionally a male dominated sport, make it accessible and affordable. We take away any pressure, preconceptions and make it jolly good fun!

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  1. Highclere Game Fair

26 - 27 May 2013

Location: Highclere Castle, Newbury, Berkshire, RG20 9RN

Region: South East

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

Related website: www.countrymanfairs.co.uk

BASC will have a stand at this year's Highclere Game Fair. Members will have the opportunity to renew their membership and meet the South East team. The stand will also provide information about other BASC activities in the region. Further details will be posted in due course.

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  1. Yorkshire Game & Country Fair

26 - 27 May 2013

Location: Newby Hall, North Yorkshire

Region: Northern

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

Related website: www.yorkshiregamefair.co.uk/

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  1. The Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club at Oakerwood, Herefordshire

26 May 2013

Location: Oakerwood, Herefordshire

Region: Midlands

Activity: Ladies Day

Related website: www.shotgunandchelseabunclub.co.uk

The Shogun & Chelsea Bun Club is a really fun and informal Ladies only Shooting and Cake club. It was formed in September 2011 and has grown phenomenally since then into the UK's largest ladies only Shooting organisation. The key objective of the S&CBC is to encourage more women into what is traditionally a male dominated sport, make it accessible and affordable. We take away any pressure, preconceptions and make it jolly good fun!

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  1. Sherborne Retriever & Spaniel Challenges 2013

27 May 2013

Location: SHERBORNE CASTLE COUNTRY FAIR

Region: South West

Activity: Gundogs

Competition for either teams of 4 retrievers or 3 spaniels. Sponsored by Chudleys, this prestigious team event draws teams and judges from afar.

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  1. Northumberland County Show

27 May 2013

Location: Bywell, near Stocksfield, Northumberland

Region: Northern

Activity: Regional event

Related website: www.northcountyshow.co.uk/

The BASC stand is joining forces with the Newcastle Wildfowlers Association and will be there to help and advise on aspects of shooting.

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Young Shots' Progression Day - Shotgun Shooting

28 May 2013

Location: Long Acres Shooting School, Gt. Wilbraham, Cambridgeshire CB21 5JW

Region: Eastern

Activity: Young Shots

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  1. Bath & West Show

29 May - 1 June 2013

Location: Royal Bath & West Showground Shepton Mallet

Region: South West

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

Related website: www.bathandwest.com/royal-bath-west/97/

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Young Shots' Introductory Day, Cambridgeshire

30 May 2013

Location: Grange Farm, Wittering Grange, Wansford, Peterborough PE8 6NR

Region: Eastern

Activity: Young Shots

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Young Shots Introductory Day

30 May 2013

Location: Grange Farm, Wittering Grange, Wansford, Peterborough PE8 6NR

Region: Midlands

Activity: Young Shots

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May 2013

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Young Shots Introductory Day - Windsor Great Park

30 May 2013

Location: Windsor Great Park, Berkshire

Region: South East

Activity: Young Shots

BASC South East will be organising a Young Shots Introductory Day at Windsor Great Park. This will be a unique opportunity for Young Shots to have a go at clay shooting, air rifle shooting and gun dog handling all in the very special surroundings of Windsor Great Park. Further details will be confirmed in due course, but if you wish to book a place, please download a booking form or contact the South East regional office.

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  1. Safety Officer Course

30 May 2013

Location: Meriden, West Midlands

Region: Midlands

Activity: Shooting

Related website: www.shotguntraining.org.uk

The aim of this course is to equip the candidate with the knowledge, understanding, skills and awareness required to undertake the task of Safety Officer and to know the standard expected and be able to set up a shooting/coaching stand safely at a green field site. On completion of the modules, the candidate will be issued with the BASC Safety Officers badge, certificate, subject to meeting the required level of skill and knowledge in the assessment.

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Young Shots Introductory Day

31 May 2013

Location: The Shoot Lodge, Bodfuan near Pwlleli, Gwynedd

Region: Wales

Activity: Young Shots

A full day of activities such as clay target shooting, learn all about falconry, the year in the life of a game keeper, gundogs etc Cost per person £20 (under 18) Booking is essential - Closing date 22 May 2013

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June 2013

  1. Ladies Countryside Activity Day

1 June 2013

Location: The Shoot Lodge, Bodfuan near Pwllheli, Gwynedd

Region: Wales

Activity: Ladies Day

During this day we plan to bring you Clay Target shooting with BASC trained coaches Learn about the art of Falconry with hands on experience and about the year in the life of a Game keeper. Plus a talk about training gundogs together with a gundog display. All carried out in a safe and controlled environment. Cost only £40 per person includes morning coffee, two course lunch and afternoon tea. Booking is required closing date 22nd May 2013

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  1. Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club Ladies Day

1 June 2013

Location: Nottingham & District Gun Club, Nottinghamshire

Region: Midlands

Activity: Ladies Day

Related website: www.ladies-shooting.com

The super fun and inclusive club for ladies who have their cake and eat it. The S&CBC was set up to encourage more women into shooting, however we welcome all levels of Lady Shots. Learn to shoot, network, form friendships and be fabulous!

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  1. The Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club at Nottingham & District Gun Club, Nottinghamshire

1 June 2013

Location: Nottingham & District Gun Club, Nottinghamshire

Region: Midlands

Activity: Ladies Day

Related website: www.shotgunandchelseabunclub.co.uk

The Shogun & Chelsea Bun Club is a really fun and informal Ladies only Shooting and Cake club. It was formed in September 2011 and has grown phenomenally since then into the UK's largest ladies only Shooting organisation. The key objective of the S&CBC is to encourage more women into what is traditionally a male dominated sport, make it accessible and affordable. We take away any pressure, preconceptions and make it jolly good fun!

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  1. Introduction to Deer Stalking

1 June 2013

Location: North Yorkshire

Region: Northern

Activity: Deer stalking

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  1. Inter Club Shoot & Members' Open Clay Shoot

2 June 2013

Location: Dunkeld Shooting School, Dunkeld, Perthshire

Region: Scotland

Activity: Regional event

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  1. Gundog Introductory Day

2 June 2013

Location: Scotch Coulthard, Halwhistle, Northumberland

Region: Northern

Activity: Gundogs

Related website: www.basc.org.uk/en/departments/gundogs/

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  1. Southwest Lady GUns - Devon & Somerset

5 June 2013

Location: Mendip, Wells, Somerset

Region: South West

Activity: Ladies Day

Supported by BASC Country Sports South West, we are a group of ladies that enjoy shooting,from complete novices to experienced guns

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June 2013

  1. Royal Cornwall Show

6 - 8 June 2013

Location: Wadebridge, Cornwall

Region: South West

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

Related website: www.royalcornwallshow.org.uk

COME AND SEE US IN THE COUNTRYSIDE AREA - Stand 785

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  1. South of England Show

6 - 8 June 2013

Location: South of England Show Ground, Ardingly, West Sussex

Region: South East

Activity: Regional event

Related website: www.seas.org.uk

The South East regional team will be attending the South of England Show for the first time in 2013. This is the largest country show in the region with a wide range of country trade exhibitors and it provides the perfect opportunity for visitors to come to the membership stand and learn about the work of BASC in the region.

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  1. The Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club at The Oxfordshire Shooting School, Oxfordshire

8 June 2013

Location: The Oxfordshire Shooting School, Enstone Airfield, Enstone, OX7 4NS

Region: Midlands

Activity: Ladies Day

Related website: www.shotgunandchelseabunclub.co.uk

The Shogun & Chelsea Bun Club is a really fun and informal Ladies only Shooting and Cake club. It was formed in September 2011 and has grown phenomenally since then into the UK's largest ladies only Shooting organisation. The key objective of the S&CBC is to encourage more women into what is traditionally a male dominated sport, make it accessible and affordable. We take away any pressure, preconceptions and make it jolly good fun!

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  1. The Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club at West Midlands Shooting Ground, Shropshire

8 June 2013

Location: West Midlands Shooting Ground, Shropshire

Region: Midlands

Activity: Ladies Day

Related website: www.shotgunandchelseabunclub.co.uk

The Shogun & Chelsea Bun Club is a really fun and informal Ladies only Shooting and Cake club. It was formed in September 2011 and has grown phenomenally since then into the UK's largest ladies only Shooting organisation. The key objective of the S&CBC is to encourage more women into what is traditionally a male dominated sport, make it accessible and affordable. We take away any pressure, preconceptions and make it jolly good fun!

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Young Shots Activity Day

8 June 2013

Location: Black Isle

Region: Scotland

Activity: Young Shots

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  1. An Introduction to Woodpigeon Shooting

15 June 2013

Location: Midlands

Region: Midlands

Activity: Shooting

Please contact the Midlands region for further information:
Email:midland@basc.org.uk

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  1. Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club Ladies Day

15 June 2013

Location: Grange Farm, Leicestershire

Region: Midlands

Activity: Ladies Day

Related website: www.ladies-shooting.com

The super fun and inclusive club for ladies who have their cake and eat it. The S&CBC was set up to encourage more women into shooting, however we welcome all levels of Lady Shots. Learn to shoot, network, form friendships and be fabulous!

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  1. Sussex Game Fair

15 - 16 June 2013

Location: Parham Park, West Sussex, RH20 4HS

Region: South East

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

Related website: www.countrymanfairs.co.uk

BASC will have a stand at this year's Parham Game Fair. Members will have the opportunity to renew their membership and meet the South East team. The stand will also provide information about other BASC activities in the region

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Young Shots & Family Introductory Day

15 June 2013

Location: Holker Hall, Cartmel, Cumbria

Region: Northern

Activity: Young Shots

Related website: www.basc.org.uk/en/young-shots/

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  1. Southwest Lady Guns - Cotswold & Wiltshire

17 June 2013

Location: Barbury Shooting School, Wiltshire

Region: South West

Activity: Ladies Day

Related website: https://www.facebook.com/browse/admined_pages/?id=100001772705811#!/pages/Cotswold-Wiltshire-Lady-Guns/468203903233073

Clay shooting open to ALL ladies regardless of age & experience!

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61. Southwest Lady Guns - Devon & Somerset

19 June 2013

Location: Ashcombe , Devon

Region: South West

Activity: Ladies Day

Supported by BASC Country Sports South West, we are a group of ladies that enjoy shooting & range from complete novices to experienced guns.

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62. Royal Highland Show

20 - 23 June 2013

Location: Ingliston, Edinburgh

Region: Scotland

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

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63. Ladies-shooting.com presents the Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club Event - Lancashire

23 June 2013

Location: Toplands Clay Shoot, Lancashire

Region: Northern

Activity: Ladies Day

Related website: www.ladies-shooting.com

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64. Blackwater Country Show

23 June 2013

Location: Rook Hall, Chigborough Road, Heybridge, Essex CM9 4RB

Region: Eastern

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

Related website: www.blackwatercountryshow.co.uk

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65. Royal Norfolk Show

26 - 27 June 2013

Location: Norfolk Showground

Region: Eastern

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

Related website: www.royalnorfolkshow.co.uk/

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66. BASC Range Day

27 June 2013

Location: Bisley, Surrey

Region: South East

Activity: Regional event

As in previous years the Range Day will follow a basic format, during which you will be able to shoot both centrefire and rimfire rifles at running and static targets. Attendees will also have the chance to complete a Range Certification Assessment on the day if needed. The day starts at 0900 and finishes at 1600. Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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67. The Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club at Garlands Shooting School, Staffordshire

29 June 2013

Location: Garlands Shooting Ground, near Tamworth, Staffordshire B79 9JR

Region: Midlands

Activity: Ladies Day

Related website: www.shotgunandchelseabunclub.co.uk

The Shogun & Chelsea Bun Club is a really fun and informal Ladies only Shooting and Cake club. It was formed in September 2011 and has grown phenomenally since then into the UK's largest ladies only Shooting organisation. The key objective of the S&CBC is to encourage more women into what is traditionally a male dominated sport, make it accessible and affordable. We take away any pressure, preconceptions and make it jolly good fun!

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68. Irish Game Fair and Flavour Fine Food Festival

29 - 30 June 2013

Location: Shanes Castle, Antrim

Region: Northern Ireland

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

Related website: www.irishgamefair.com

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69. CSSW & Shooting4England air weapons have-a-go

29 - 30 June 2013

Location: The Big Sheep, North Devon

Region: South West

Activity: Shooting

Related website: www.gorgs4gold.com

To promote and develop Air Pistol and Air Rifle shooting initially in South West England

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70. The Sixteenth Guns on Pegs British Side by Side Championships

29 June 2013

Location: Sporting Targets in Bedfordshire

Region: Eastern

Activity: Shooting

Related website: www.sportingtargets.co.uk

On the 29th June the British Side by Side Championships takes place at Sporting Targets in Bedfordshire. This year’s event is being supported by Guns on Pegs, with an amazing driven grouse day, up in Yorkshire, for this years Champion.

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  1. The Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club at Worcester Shooting Ground, Worcestershire

30 June 2013

Location: Worcester Shooting Ground, Worcestershire

Region: Midlands

Activity: Ladies Day

Related website: www.shotgunandchelseabunclub.co.uk

The Shogun & Chelsea Bun Club is a really fun and informal Ladies only Shooting and Cake club. It was formed in September 2011 and has grown phenomenally since then into the UK's largest ladies only Shooting organisation. The key objective of the S&CBC is to encourage more women into what is traditionally a male dominated sport, make it accessible and affordable. We take away any pressure, preconceptions and make it jolly good fun!

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Young Shots Introduction to Country Sports - Devon

30 June 2013

Location: Broadclyst, Devon

Region: South West

Activity: Young Shots

In association with the National Trust this fun day will introduce children to country sports & activities

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  1. Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club Ladies Day

30 June 2013

Location: South Worcester Shooting Ground, Worcestershire

Region: Midlands

Activity: Ladies Day

Related website: www.ladies-shooting.com

The super fun and inclusive club for ladies who have their cake and eat it. The S&CBC was set up to encourage more women into shooting, however we welcome all levels of Lady Shots. Learn to shoot, network, form friendships and be fabulous!

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July 2013

  1. Scottish Game Fair

5 - 7 July 2013

Location: Scone Palace, Perth

Region: Scotland

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

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  1. Southwest Lady Guns - Cotswold & Wiltshire

6 July 2013

Location: Barbury Shooting Ground, Wiltshire

Region: South West

Activity: Ladies Day

Related website: https://www.facebook.com/browse/admined_pages/?id=100001772705811#!/pages/Cotswold-Wiltshire-Lady-Guns/468203903233073

Clay shooting open to ALL ladies regardless of age & experience

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  1. Gundog Improvers Day

7 July 2013

Location: Scotch Coulthard, Halwhistle, Northumberland

Region: Northern

Activity: Gundogs

Related website: www.basc.org.uk/en/departments/gundogs/

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Young Shots Introductory Day

13 July 2013

Location: Hereford

Region: Midlands

Activity: Young Shots

Our BASC Young Shots Introductory Days are designed specifically for young people (8-17 years of age) to provide education and training in shooting and country sports. You DO NOT have to be a member of BASC to participate in our Introductory Days and all levels of experience are catered for. Applicants will receive instruction in the safe handling and use of shotguns and air rifles. You will receive one-to-one tuition in clay shooting and air rifles and take part in other countryside activities.

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Young Shots Instructional Day

13 July 2013

Location: Greenquarries Shooting Ground, Wigton, Cumbria

Region: Northern

Activity: Young Shots

Related website: www.basc.org.uk/en/young-shots/

Full day of instruction for youngsters between the ages of 9 and 18 years.

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  1. Ladies Shooting Seminar

13 July 2013

Location: Greenquarries Shooting Ground, Wigton, Cumbria

Region: Northern

Activity: Ladies Day

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Young Shots Introduction to Country Sports - Wiltshire

14 July 2013

Location: Malmesbury, Wiltshire

Region: South West

Activity: Young Shots

A fun day to introduce youngsters to countryside sports & activities

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July 2013

  1. Southwest Lady Guns - Cotswold & Wiltshire

15 July 2013

Location: Barbury Shooting School, Wiltshire

Region: South West

Activity: Ladies Day

Related website: https://www.facebook.com/browse/admined_pages/?id=100001772705811#!/pages/Cotswold-Wiltshire-Lady-Guns/468203903233073

Clay shooting open to ALL ladies regardless of age & experience

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  1. Southwest Lady Guns - Devon & Somerset

17 July 2013

Location: Ashcombe, Devon

Region: South West

Activity: Ladies Day

Supported by BASC Country Sports South West, we are a group of ladies that enjoy shooting - we range from complete novices to experienced guns.

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  1. CLA Game Fair

19 - 21 July 2013

Location: Ragley Hall, Alcester, Warwickshire

Region: Midlands

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

Related website: www.gamefair.co.uk

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  1. Ladies' Training Day - Deer Stalking Certificate Level 1, Derbyshire

23 - 26 July 2013

Location: Derbyshire

Region: Midlands

Activity: Ladies Day

Deer Stalking Certificate - DSC1 These BASC courses are designed for the sportsman or woman who has recently taken up stalking and is seeking further advice and guidance. The courses will provide an insight into and a wider understanding of deer stalking techniques and deer management. The successful delegate will be awarded the Deer Management Qualifications Deer Stalking Certificate One and Large Game element of Wild Game Meat Hygiene requirements to meet the Food Hygiene regulations 2004.

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Young Shots Introductory Day - Plumpton College

25 July 2013

Location: Plumpton College, Nr Lewes

Region: South East

Activity: Young Shots

BASC South East will be running a Young Shots Introductory Day at Plumpton College. The cost will be £25 per child. Further details will be made available in due course.

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  1. The Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club at Wedgnock Shooting Ground, Warwickshire

27 July 2013

Location: Wedgnock Shooting Ground & Rifle Range, Warwick

Region: Midlands

Activity: Ladies Day

Related website: www.shotgunandchelseabunclub.co.uk

The Shogun & Chelsea Bun Club is a really fun and informal Ladies only Shooting and Cake club. It was formed in September 2011 and has grown phenomenally since then into the UK's largest ladies only Shooting organisation. The key objective of the S&CBC is to encourage more women into what is traditionally a male dominated sport, make it accessible and affordable. We take away any pressure, preconceptions and make it jolly good fun!

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  1. Holkham Country Fair

27 - 28 July 2013

Location: Norfolk

Region: Eastern

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

Related website: www.countryfairoffice.co.uk

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August 2013

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Young Shots' Introductory Day, Essex

1 August 2013

Location: Fennes Shooting School, Bocking, Essex CM7 5PL

Region: Eastern

Activity: Young Shots

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  1. Highland Field Sports Fair

2 - 3 August 2013

Location: Moy Estate, by Inverness, IV13 7YQ

Region: Scotland

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

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  1. Cheshire Game & Angling Fair 2013

4 August 2013

Location: Peover Hall, Over Peover, Knutsford, Cheshire

Region: Northern

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

Related website: www.cheshiregameandanglingfair.co.uk/welcome

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August 2013

  1. Turriff Agricultural Show

4 - 5 August 2013

Location: Turriff, Aberdeenshire

Region: Scotland

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

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Young Shots Improvers Day - Scotland

4 August 2013

Location: Dunkeld Shooting School, Dunkeld

Region: Scotland

Activity: Young Shots

The day starts at 12 pm and ends at 4 pm. Everyone will be split into groups in order that you can have hands-on experience. All shotguns and equipment will be provided for you. However if you have your own shotgun and equipment you can bring them along on the day. We will supply 12, 20 and 28 cartridges only. This is a day not for beginners. For this course we have held the cost to £40 in order to encourage you to come along.

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  1. Open Range Evening

7 August 2013

Location: BASC Scottish Centre, Trochry, Dunkeld, PH8 0DY

Region: Scotland

Activity: Regional event

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Young Shots Introductory Day

9 August 2013

Location: Honnington Farm, Southborough, Kent, TN4 0XD

Region: South East

Activity: Young Shots

Related website: www.honningtonevents.com/

BASC South East will be running a Young Shots Introductory Day at Honnington Farm. The cost will be £25 per child. Further details will be made available in due course.

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  1. Lowther Game & Country Fair

10 - 11 August 2013

Location: Lowther, Penrith, Cumbria

Region: Northern

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

Related website: www.countrymanfairs.co.uk/lowther-game-and-country-fair/whats-on

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Young Shots' Progression Day - Woodpigeon Shooting

14 August 2013

Location: White House Farm, Rettendon Common, near Chelmsford, Essex CM3 8DL

Region: Eastern

Activity: Young Shots

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  1. BASC Range Day

15 August 2013

Location: Bisley,Surrey

Region: South East

Activity: Regional event

As in previous years the Range Day will follow a basic format, during which you will be able to shoot both centrefire and rimfire rifles at running and static targets. Attendees will also have the chance to complete the Range Certification Assessment on the day if needed. The day starts at 0900 and finishes at 1600. Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Young Shots Progression Day

16 August 2013

Location: Honnington Farm, Southborough, Kent, TN4 0XD

Region: South East

Activity: Young Shots

BASC South East will be hosting a Young Shots Progression Day at Honnington Farm. This event is designed for those who have attended previous Young Shots Introductory Days. Further information will be posted in due course.

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  1. Warwickshire & West Midlands Game and Country Fair

17 - 18 August 2013

Location: Arbury Hall, Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Region: Midlands

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

Related website: www.countryfairs.info

With over 24 successful years behind it, The Warwickshire & West Midlands Game Fair returns for 2013. Set in front of the breathtaking Arbury Hall, here you will find plenty to see and do for country enthusiasts and families looking for a great fun-packed day out.

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  1. Galloway Game Fair

17 - 18 August 2013

Location: Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill, Dumfries & Galloway, DG3 4AQ

Region: Scotland

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

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August 2013

101.                      Fenland Country Fair

24 - 26 August 2013

Location: Stow cum Quy, Cambs

Region: Eastern

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

Related website: www.fenlandfairs.com/home.html

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102.                      Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club Ladies Day

25 August 2013

Location: Nottingham & District Gun Club, Nottinghamshire

Region: Midlands

Activity: Ladies Day

Related website: www.ladies-shooting.com

The super fun and inclusive club for ladies who have their cake and eat it. The S&CBC was set up to encourage more women into shooting, however we welcome all levels of Lady Shots. Learn to shoot, network, form friendships and be fabulous!

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September 2013

103.                      Ely & District Wildfowlers' Association Working Gundog Tests

1 September 2013

Location: Frank's Farm near March, Cambridgeshire

Region: Eastern

Activity: Gundogs

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104.                      Devon Wildfowlers Family Day

1 September 2013

Location: Escot House, Ottery St. Mary

Region: South West

Activity: Wildfowling

A free-to-enter event, with clay shooting, gun dog scurries, demonstrations & more. Sponsored by BASC.

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105.                      Improve Your Shooting Day

3 September 2013

Location: West Kent Shooting School, Paddock Wood, Kent

Region: South East

Activity: Regional event

A full day of instruction aimed at improving your shooting skills. Click below for further information and booking form.

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106.                      Southwest Lady Guns - Devon & Somerset

4 September 2013

Location: Mendip, Wells, Somerset

Region: South West

Activity: Ladies Day

Supported by BASC Country Sports South West, we are a group of ladies that enjoy shooting,from complete novices to experienced guns

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107.                      Sandringham Game and Country Fair

7 - 8 September 2013

Location: Norfolk

Region: Eastern

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

Related website: www.livingheritagecountryshows.co.uk

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108.                      Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club Ladies Day

8 September 2013

Location: South Worcseter Shooting Ground, Worcestershire

Region: Midlands

Activity: Ladies Day

Related website: www.ladies-shooting.com

The super fun and inclusive club for ladies who have their cake and eat it. The S&CBC was set up to encourage more women into shooting, however we welcome all levels of Lady Shots. Learn to shoot, network, form friendships and be fabulous!

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109.                      Frampton Show

8 September 2013

Location: Frampton On Severn, Gloucestershire

Region: South West

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

Related website: www.framptoncountryfair.co.uk

Gates open 9.30am 

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110.                      Airgun Range Day

8 September 2013

Location: Iden Ferns Airgun Club, near Rye, East Sussex

Region: South East

Activity: Regional event

Related website: www.idenfernsairgunclub.com

BASC in association with Iden Ferns Airgun Club will be hosting an open shoot at the Iden Fern Airgun Club ranges, near Rye, East Sussex. The day is open to members and non-members alike and is an opportunity to try Hunter Field Target (HFT) shooting. The club offer numerous shooting lanes with a wide variety of targets to test the skills of the novice or experienced shooter. Click below for further details.

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September 2013

  1. Improve Your Shooting Day

8 September 2013

Location: Park Lodge Shooting Ground, West Cowick, East Yorkshire

Region: Northern

Activity: Shooting

Related website: www.basc.org.uk/en/departments/shooting-standards/basc-training-courses/improve-your-shooting-with-basc.cfm

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  1. Midland Game Fair

14 - 15 September 2013

Location: Weston Park, Shropshire, TF11 8LE

Region: Midlands

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

Related website: www.countrymanfairs.co.uk

The Midland Game Fair is the country's leading showcase of country sports and a true celebration of rural life. Renowned as the annual meeting place for country sports enthusiasts, the Midland has evolved into a comprehensive countryside event that now attracts more than 103,000 visitors. Throughout its growth the Midland has retained its legendary atmosphere, visitors, competitions and arena profile, making the Midland the most unforgettable in the game fair calendar.

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Young Shots Progression Day

22 September 2013

Location: Doveridge Clay Sports Club, Derbyshire, DE6 5LN

Region: Midlands

Activity: Young Shots

A Progression Day is a step up from the Introductory Days. These days are designed to address a more specific interest such as game shooting; hawking; shooting etiquette etc.

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  1. Safety Officer Course

27 September 2013

Location: Cumbria - exact location TBC

Region: Northern

Activity: Regional event

Related website: WWW.SHOTGUNTRAINING.ORG.UK

The aim of this course is to equip the candidate with the knowledge, understanding, skills and awareness required to undertake the task of Safety Officer and to know the standard expected and be able to set up a shooting/coaching stand safely at a green field site.

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Young Shots Ferret Day - Scotland

29 September 2013

Location: Forfar

Region: Scotland

Activity: Young Shots

The programme will cover - introduction to ferrets, ferret welfare, keeping of ferrets, use of nets, ferrets at the warren and in the afternoon you will be out on the land putting the theory into practice. There will be a small charge of £15 to cover costs. All those taking part must be members of BASC Young Shots.

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October 2013

  1. Southwest Lady Guns - Devon & Somerset

2 October 2013

Location: Mendip, Wells, Somerset

Region: South West

Activity: Ladies Day

Supported by BASC Country Sports South West, we are a group of ladies that enjoy shooting,from complete novices to experienced guns

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Game in a Day, Seasoned Cookery School, Derbyshire

5 October 2013

Location: Catton Park, Walton on Trent, Derbyshire DE12 8LN

Region: Midlands

Activity: BASC Taste of Game

Related website: www.seasonedcourses.com

If cooking game hasn't until now, been your strong point and you would like to know how to get the best out of game animals join Seasoned Cookery School at Catton Hall for a hands on game cookery day. BASC, in conjunction with Seasoned will be running two game course, teaching you how to turn seasonal game into an array of delicious dinners - whether you are looking for quick mid-week tasty suppers or a fine dining shoot dinner. Discounted for BASC members.

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  1. South of England Autumn Show & Game Fair

5 - 6 October 2013

Location: South of England Show Ground, Ardingly, West Sussex

Region: South East

Activity: Game Fairs and Shows

Related website: www.autumnshow.org.uk

BASC will have a stand at this year's Autumn Show. Members will have the opportunity to renew their membership and meet the South East team. The stand will also provide information about other BASC activities in the region

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  1. WARM UP FOR THE SEASON

6 October 2013

Location: Chatteris, Cambridgeshire

Region: Eastern

Activity: Shooting

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  1. BASC Range Day

13 October 2013

Location: Bisley, Surrey

Region: South East

Activity: Regional event

As in previous years the Range Day will follow a basic format,during which you will be able to shoot both centrefire and rimfire rifles at running and static targets. Attendees will also have the chance to complete a Range Certification Assessment on the day if needed. The day starts at 0900 and finishes at 1600. Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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October 2013

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Young Shots Introduction to Sporting Rifles Day

20 October 2013

Location: Derbyshire

Region: Midlands

Activity: Young Shots

Mininum age 13 years and 3 months to comply with range rules. You must be a member of BASC. Suitable for those with some previous experience of firing a rifle or air rifle and those interested in deer management and stalking. Telephone entry only - please contact Liz Lamb 01335 324507

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Young Shots Introduction to Wildfowling Day

20 October 2013

Location: Seal Island Gun Club, Nunnington Farm, West Wittering, West Sussex

Region: South East

Activity: Young Shots

Chichester Wildfowlers will be hosting an Introduction to Wildfowling Day for Young Shots at the Seal Island Gun Club. The day will cover such subjects as quarry ID, wildfowl ecology, decoying skills, shooting from a hide and duck/goose calling skills. Further details will be confirmed in due course, but to register an interest in this event please contact the BASC South East Office.

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  1. CSSW & Shooting4England air weapons have-a-go

26 - 27 October 2013

Location: St Austell Rifle Club, Cornwall

Region: South West

Activity: Shooting

Related website: www.gorgs4gold.com

To promote and develop Air Pistol and Air Rifle shooting initially in South West England

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Young Shots' Progression Day - Simulated Game

29 October 2013

Location: Chatteris, Cambridgeshire PE16 6SQ

Region: Eastern

Activity: Young Shots

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Young Shots Deer Management Day

29 October 2013

Location: New Forest, Hampshire

Region: South East

Activity: Young Shots

BASC South East together with Forestry Commission rangers, will be holding a Deer Management Day for Young Shots in the New Forest. Click below for further details

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November 2013

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Young Shots Wildfowling Event

3 November 2013

Location: To Be Confirmed

Region: South East

Activity: Young Shots

Young Shots will have the opportunity to accompany members of Chichester Wildfowlers on a morning's flight. Further details of this event will be posted in due course, but to register an interest, please contact the BASC South East office.

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  1. Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club Ladies Day

16 November 2013

Location: Nottingham & Distict Gun Club, Nottinghamshire

Region: Midlands

Activity: Ladies Day

Related website: www.ladies-shooting.com

The super fun and inclusive club for ladies who have their cake and eat it. The S&CBC was set up to encourage more women into shooting, however we welcome all levels of Lady Shots. Learn to shoot, network, form friendships and be fabulous!

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