The Field

The art of gunmaking – Birmingham’s glorious best; Mastering the gun mount – why it’s vital to success; Sea trouts’ steady rise – time to switch from salmon?; Top shots…

Annie Oakley

Annie Oakley was a woman ahead of her time. An international superstar and remarkable athlete, Little Miss Sure Shot paved the way for lady guns and still inspires today. BASC’s…

Kreighoff Parcours 20-bore

Michael Yardley is impressed by the Kreighoff Parcours 20-bore. It is pointable, well balanced and excellent for those that shoot deliberately. For another impressive 20-bore, which is well made and…

West Rise Junior School

West Rise Junior School has made countryside management part of their curriculum. The school, which is the highest performing in the area and in the top 5% nationally, has a…

Trout carpaccio with asparagus, fennel, shallots and lemon

Both trout and asparagus are at their very best right now. Philippa Davis’ two versions of trout carpaccio with asparagus makes delicious starters. As the main ingredients in these recipes…

The Field

The Golden Era: 1880-1930 – the golden years; From the archives – hitting the headlines between 1880 and 1930; Going great guns – big bags and even bigger characters; Keeping…