The Boxing Day Bash

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December 26th

The Boxing Day Bash Simulated Driven Game (Partridge & Pheasant) Shoot

“The Boxing Day Bash”. The most popular day in the Gentleman’s & Lords Shooting Diary, the high point of the Christmas Season.

 

 

Simulated Driven Wing Shooting (Partridge & Pheasant) over 4 drives in different locations.

 

This is your chance to experience the excitement and traditions of the Classic British Driven Shoot, this day will replicate every element of real Pheasant and Partridge shooting but using clay pigeons as the quarry to recreate the “Beaten Drive” with birds constantly flying over the Gun Line from singles to full “Coveys”. It’s Fast, It’s Furious and It’s Great Fun!!

 

The day will begin, as always, with the shoot breakfast during which the Shoot Captain will provide a brief on the various “Drives”, Safety rules & Etiquette requirements. Following this will be the Traditional “Drawing of Pegs”, to allocate your place in the line and then Guns will move to the Field where they will work in pairs taking turns to both shoot & load for their partner.

 

Places for the day are limited to 12 guns. Traditional shoot attire is appreciated although not essential. Comfortable Country Clothing is fine preferably no camo /real tree. Hearing an eye protection is a requirement and we recommend to the guns of the day that they expect to shoot at least 300 to 350 cartridges.

 

Shoot fees are: $300 per member Gun & $350 per non member Gun inclusive of: Breakfast, Elevenses and Traditional post Shoot Diner with matched Wines, Cheese & Port.

Non shooting Guests are welcome to enjoy the day at Food & Beverage fees of
$30 per member guest and $35 per non member guest.

 

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•9:00 /9 :15 Arrival

• 9:30 Traditional breakfast sandwich “banjos”, shoot brief, and drawing of “pegs”

• 9:55 Move to the field

• 10:00 First drive

• 10:30 Second drive

• 11:00 Elevensies – drinks and snacks in the field

• 11:30 Drive three

• 12:15 Drive four

• 1:00 Return to the lodge to freshen up and enjoy a pre-dinner drink

• 1:30/2:00 Shoot dinner is served with matched wines, cheese & Port

 

If you want to experience the most realistic simulation of true British Driven shooting with fast & furious action & the very best hospitality, being run on either side of the Atlantic, then you need to book your place on our “Downton day”, its “Where Wing Meets Clay!
So if you’re a Sporting Clay’s enthusiast, Upland or Duck hunter, this event is the MOST FUN you can have “With Your Clothes ON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

 

 

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