The CLA Game Fair is the world’s leading country sport event and has been going for more than half a century. The first ever CLA Game Fair was held in 1958 and had 8,500 visitors; these days up to 150,000 people can visit during the three days.

The 2015 CLA Game Fair will be held at Harewood House, Leeds, Yorkshire from 31 July – 2 August 2015

City Shots Challenge

Sporting Gun journalists win City Shots Challenge at CLA Game Fair

Keenly contested, this corporate clay shooting competition takes place on the Saturday morning of the CLA Game Fair and gives competitively spirited British companies the chance to participate in one of the most well-attended shooting events in the country sports calendar. Beating off competition Each team of four tackled two flushes…

Thoughts and photos from the CLA Game Fair 2015

  The sun shone and then the heavens opened. Repeat. A typical August weekend in England then. Our thoughts on the weekend, in brief: Harewood House made a magical backdrop … excellent coverage on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme with Jim Naughtie well attended … conversation with Rory Stewart MP…

Landowners and wildlife. Friends or foes?

Landowners and wildlife. Friends or foes?

Even before the panel took their seats, there was a keen atmosphere in the theatre with a packed audience arriving early to be sure of a seat and a ringside view. The debate didn’t disappointment, with questions from the floor,  following introduction and comments from the panel members, ably chaired…

CLA Game Fair at Harewood House

Reporting live from the CLA Game Fair

8am – Press briefing – much needed coffee, a welcome by Henry Robinson the CLA President. 10am – a conversation between Henry Robinson the CLA President and Rory Stewart MP, Minister for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in the Game Fair Theatre. 11am – off to the Pugs and Drummers…

CLA Game Fair 2015

Five Things You Mustn’t Miss At the CLA Game Fair

Come and see us Don’t leave the Game Fair without saying hello to us (stand T1505). We would love to meet you. Pick up a terrific offer of three months’ subscription to Shooting Times for £19.50 with a direct debit. Each new subscriber will receive a bottle of Naked Grouse whisky…

game fair fashion

10 of the best. Our round-up of game fair fashion

A game fair has its own dress code. Not scruffy, not formal. Just in between. We’ve picked out a number of pieces that not only look the part but will also come in useful long after the game fair season has ended. Wearing a collar just adds that extra finish…

CLA Game Fair visitor

Get a discount on your CLA Game Fair tickets

The advance ticket discounts for this year’s event, to be held at Harewood House in Yorkshire from Friday 31 July until Sunday 2 August, end at midnight on Monday 20th July. A one-day adult ticket for the Friday costs just £30 online, giving a £5 saving on the gate price…

Red grouse

Red grouse feature on CLA Game Fair official show guide

The winning image was particularly relevant for this year’s event, located at Harewood House in Yorkshire, a county which has large populations of red grouse on its heather moorlands. Owen is highly regarded for his atmospheric watercolours portraying animals and birds such as stags, woodcock, grouse and snipe. He is…

Sporting-Dog-Pavillion

Sporting Dog Pavilion returns to CLA Game Fair

The Sporting Dog Pavilion will feature 30 different breeds of working dogs recognised by the Kennel Club, from golden retrievers and cocker spaniels to the Italian bracciano and the German longhaired pointer. Jonty Lightowler, gundog chairman at the CLA Game Fair, said: “Neil Rice of Cigors Gundogs, who has a…

Could you be the next CLA Game Chef of the Year?

Last year semi-finals and finals of the inaugural CLA Game Chef  of the Year in association with The Field took place at the CLA Game Fair at Blenheim Palace. It was an exciting and fun event and hugely popular with the audience. The two finalists, one amateur and one professional, battled…