Yesterday we reported on the sad news that the CLA has cancelled its annual game fair for 2016, citing falling attendances and declining income. What was the reaction of the public? We take a look at Twitter and Facebook ...

Overall, the general mood and tone of the comments is that the event became too expensive to attend, both for the general public and for the stallholders.

What do YOU think?

 

 

 

 

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  • Ian Richardson

    I’m happy with what they charge for the entrance fees – our local agricultural shows and game fairs charge nearly as much for a fraction of the stalls and events. I know I can buy many of the goods off the web for similar prices but so what . I do feel that the traders are getting a rough deal with the extortionate fees that they are charged. This was evident this year with a number of organisations deciding not to attend, NGO, wild trout trust, salmon & trout association to name a few.
    I really hope someone else continues with the game fair – it’s a great social event meeting up with like minded people and truly a celebration of the great British countryside.

  • Ian Richardson

    I’m happy with what they charge for the entrance fees – our local agricultural shows and game fairs charge nearly as much for a fraction of the stalls and events. I know I can buy many of the goods off the web for similar prices but so what . I do feel that the traders are getting a rough deal with the extortionate fees that they are charged. This was evident this year with a number of organisations deciding not to attend, NGO, wild trout trust, salmon & trout association to name a few.
    I really hope someone else continues with the game fair – it’s a great social event meeting up with like minded people and truly a celebration of the great British countryside.