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A-lister celebrities who have shot clays for charity

Charity clay pigeon shoots are always popular and can raise significant sums. Here are some celebrities who have gone out on the clay ground to do their bit.

ITV's This Morning presenter Phillip Schofield hosted a charity clay shoot


Sir Sean Connery

The original James Bond stirred himself on the clay ground when he was part of Sir Jackie Stewart’s Rolex Celebrity Challenge at Gleneagles Shooting School. The charitable event raised an impressive £650,000.



Vinnie Jones

Vinnie Jones, keen countryman and film star

Vinnie Jones

Well-known as a keen countryman, as well as a film star, he’s done his bit clayshooting for charity and says: “The best times of my life have been working as a gamekeeper when I left school.”


Eva Longoria

The popular comedy actress lit up the screen as Gabrielle Solis in Desperate Housewives. She’s also played her part shooting clay pigeons.

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Geri Horner

Ginger Spice that was. Now living in rural Oxfordshire and enjoying the country life. Recently took part in a clay day at EJ Churchill. 


celebs at charity clay shoot

L-R: Declan Donnelly, Holly Willoughby, Phillip Schofield, Anthony McPartlin, Lisa Armstrong and Ali Astall on the charity shoot

Philip Schofield

This Morning presenter has hosted charity clay days at the Royal Berkshire Shooting School, encouraging his TV colleagues to take part.

Holly Willoughby

Co-presenter with Philip Schofield. Stylish dresser out on the clay field.

Martin Johnson

England rugby legend.


Peter Jones

The Dragons Den regular runs a charity clay shoot, raising money for the Peter Jones Foundation which helps young British people to achieve their potential.

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Organising charity clay days

Now summer’s here, make the most of the fine weather and do some good by organising a charity clay. Here’s…

Charity clay events are held at grounds up and down the country and can be small or large. Well-known grounds like Holland & Holland, EJ Churchill and the Royal Berkshire Shooting School hold them regularly and will offer experienced assistance with charity corporate days. Holland & Holland in fact currently holds the record for the latest amount raised in a single day.

No experience is generally needed to shoot on a charity clay day as instructors are on hand to give a safety briefing and give a clayshooting lesson.