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17 April 2018

BDS Internet Auction 2018 opens 18th May - Catalogue available 20th April - Save the date!

Its not long now until the BDS internet auction, when some fabulous lots will be up for grabs again raising funds for the British Deer Society.

We have had great support from our donors and there will be some amazing items to bid for, such as:

• Number One of a new limited edition print of red deer by wildlife artist Ian MacGillivray
• A delicious Lunch Tasting Menu at the Michelin two star Ledbury Restaurant in Notting Hill
• A variety of country sports - salmon fishing, several stalking options or hunting wild boar in Germany
• Plus sporting goods, luxury holiday lets and even an off the grid camping and camp fire cooking experience.

Hosted by eBay for Charity, bidding starts early evening on Friday 18th May with individual lots starting and finishing early evening on 3 consecutive days. All lots run for 10 days before ending so if you aren’t lucky at first you can try again!

The Catalogue of Lots will be available in Deer and online from 5pm 20th April.

11 April 2018

BDS AGM - Final agenda now available

The two-day BDS Society AGM & Conference will take place in Edinburgh at Edinburgh Zoo and the Holiday Inn, Corstorphine on 18th and 19th May 2018.

The final agenda is now available.

  pdf Further information (140 KB) and pdf Booking form
(143 KB)

09 April 2018

Joint BDS West and BASC Stalking evening - 26th April 2018

6.30pm with talks starting at 7pm at Hartpury College, Gloucestershire, GL19 3BE

Join the BASC and the BDS and enjoy a fantastic evening covering all areas of deer stalking & boar management. On the night there will be refreshments available on arrival with trade stands including Swarosvski,& Thomas Jacks.

Talks will include:
• FC Ranger Jamie Diplock talking about practical boar management
• DI's Graham Riminton discussing stalking opportunites
• Tim Hanks doing a butchery demonstration