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Midlands, Wales & the Marches

Midlands, Wales & the Marches

Branch information and events

2017 Events

19 Mar

    AGM - Charlecote Manor, CV35 9ER  

8 April

    Introduction to Dogs for Deer in North Wales, Wrexham

17 June

    Marksmanship/Firearms Familiarisation Day - £50, limited numbers,

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8-9 July

    Rhug Country Fair

3 Aug

    Burwarton Show

13 Aug

    Deer Awareness Day at Marquis Drive, Cannock Chase

16-17 Sept

    Midland Game Fair

28 Oct

    Rut Walk and BBQ, Cannock Chase

Nov

    Butchery course at Chalecote Manor

18 Mar 2018

    The branch AGM at Powis Castle

Branch contacts

Chairman Ian Skelton This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  T: 07885 843298
Secretary Sally Barrell This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

2017 News

Show attendance 2017

 
NB - OTE Betley Game Fair has been cancelled and has been replaced in the branch calendar by Rhug Country Fair.

 

The branch will be at the following shows and game fairs:

Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th July - Rhug Country Fair

Thursday 3rd August - Burwarton Show

Sunday 13th August - Deer Awareness Day at Marquis Drive, Cannock Chase

Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th September - Midland Game Fair ( volunteers welcome, please contact Ian Skelton)

Saturday 28th October  - Rut Walk and BBQ, Canock Chase

November - Butchery course at Chalecote Manor

18th March 2018 - The branch AGM at Powis Castle

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Game Meat Hygiene Course (Large and small game) - 23 Sept 2017

A course and assessment leading to the award under EC Reg. 853/2004, enabling the holder to sell game to a game dealer, for both large and small game, will be held on Saturday 23rd September 2017 at Smithy House, Bowling Bank, Wrexham, LL13 9RW.

The event will commence at 08.40 for 09.00 and finish by about 15.30.  Tea, Coffee and biscuits will be provided but delegates should bring a light lunch. The course is being held in conjunction with The National Gamekeepers Organisation who will make the award. The cost is £120.00 (£100 + VAT) payable to NGO Training Ltd. For further details about the award see The NGO web site and to book on the course ring them on 01833 660869.

 

2017 Wildlife Photography Competition - now closed

The branch ran a photography competition open to all members of the branch.

First prize was a year’s BDS subscription and entry to The Midland Game Fair where the trophy and prize was presented.

Judging by the branch committee took place during August with the results announced at the beginning of September 2017.  The winning photograph will be used in the branch publicity.

Full details will appear in the spring edition of Deer magazine.