Great Depression of British Agriculture

While fieldsports enjoyed a Golden Era, farming suffered the Great Depression of British Agriculture. Tim Field looks back on farming’s history during the Golden Era, and how the depression successfully…

Parmesan, rosemary and pepper gougeres

During the Golden Era of fieldsports, it was customary to conclude supper with a savoury course rather than a cheeseboard or pud. Bring back the forgotten savoury course with Philippa…

Best spaniel breed

As a gundog writer, David Tomlinson knows more about our six spaniel breeds than most. So he is faced with a tricky decision in his search for a new puppy.…

The Game Fair celebrates 60 years at Ragley this July. And in The Field Kitchen Theatre, José Souto will be cooking with wild Alaska salmon. But why? JOSE SOUTO, GAME…

Pair of 1930s Purdey side by sides

There are many pitfalls to avoid when looking to buy vintage shotguns, but Michael Yardley is impressed by this pair of 1930s Purdey side by sides. Fantastic, classic guns can…

Archibald Thorburn

In an unprecedented departure from the previous generation, Archibald Thorburn neglected scientific accuracy in favour of breathing life into his paintings’ subjects. Today there are more prints of Thorburn paintings…

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…