Porsche Macan Turbo

Size does matter. Ask my wife. She absolutely swears by our Land Rover Discovery, which is capable of transporting seven people, an enormous amount of clobber and towing a huge trailer…

It’s that time of year again when game shots start to think about pre-season training. Lessons and simulated days are a great way of keeping your eye-in over the summer…

Sir Nicolas Soames game shooting

Sir Nicolas Soames MP was interviewed in the May 2016 issue of Shooting Gazette. Robert Cuthbert: What was last season like? Sir Nicolas Soames: “It was fantastic, a bit patchy,…

Zoli

It’s not surprising that Zoli of Italy has built an excellent reputation. The company has a 400-year history of gunmaking in Brescia and its 40 staff show a passion and enthusiasm…

AYA English Game

Recent years have seen the rise in influence of vintage style on modern culture. From clothes and hairstyles to interior and product design, the replication of an idealised past is a…

The Field & Country Fair is almost upon us, and everyone at Shooting Gazette is waiting to give you, our readers, the warmest of welcomes at Cornbury Park between June…

Picking-up etiquette on driven shoots

I have read with great interest in this magazine about how pickers-up are expected to behave when picking-up by guns and more especially, guns with dogs. I have picked-up on…

Richard Ali BASC

Richard Ali was interviewed in the April 2016 issue of Shooting Gazette. Shooting Gazette: What have been BASC’s major achievements over the three years you have been in the hot…

John Halstead Drakeshead Gundogs

John Halstead of Drakeshead Gundogs originally spoke to Robert Cuthbert for the In the Hot Seat interview featured in our April 2016 issue. Robert Cuthbert: Was it a busy season…

Akkar 206 Double Crown

Even the most casual observer of the shotgun market in the UK cannot fail to have noticed the increasing appearance of Turkish guns on gunshop shelves up and down the country. With…

Dogs make your life better

Dogs make your life better in myriad ways. From being a best friend and political ally to making you popular with the opposite, is there anything they can’t do? You’ll…

We can’t wait to head down to Cornbury Park in Oxfordshire on June 10 – 12 for the Field & Country Fair. Whatever your preferences in the sporting world, the…

Ian Openshaw

Ian Openshaw and I first met a few years ago at a mock grouse trial in Northumberland. Having heard a few tales about the man who has judged the Retriever…

Tony Galazan

Tony Galazan was born to be a gunmaker. Gunmaking as a trade is renowned for its great innovators; men who spent their lives striving at their benches and poring over…

Col. John Blashford-Snell

Robert Cuthbert: We’re lucky to catch you… you’re away exploring again soon, Colonel. Col. John Blashford-Snell: “I’m going to Colombia soon to work with the Wiwa Indians. They have been…

Yildiz Shotguns

Eighty miles due north of Antalya is the small city of Burdur. Best known for its vast, ancient fishless lake, Burdur sits on a handsome plateau and is surrounded by low, stunning…

Casterne Hall Derbyshire review

Casterne Hall in Derbyshire might be familiar to avid fans of Sherlock Holmes from when it doubled as Stapleton Hall in the Granada TV series’ 1988 adaption of The Hound…