Branch information and events
AGM - Charlecote Manor, CV35 9ER
Introduction to Dogs for Deer in North Wales, Wrexham
Marksmanship/Firearms Familiarisation Day - £50, limited numbers,
Rhug Country Fair
Deer Awareness Day at Marquis Drive, Cannock Chase
Midland Game Fair
Rut Walk and BBQ, Cannock Chase
Butchery course at Chalecote Manor
|18 Mar 2018||
The branch AGM at Powis Castle
Show attendance 2017
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
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.