The British Association for Shooting and Conservation BASC is the UK’s largest shooting organisation that promotes sustainable shooting in parliament, the media and on the ground. Being a member of BASC means you are a part of the largest shooting organisation in the UK.

  • When eating meat becomes a crime
    by Jayne on 18/11/2019 at 16:37

    Following the weekend’s event, BASC’s communications co-ordinator describes her experience at the Taste of Game evening at Derby Museum that was threatened with disruption from hunt […]

  • Stand together against the anti-shooting bullies
    by Dan Reynolds on 18/11/2019 at 14:10

    BASC’s director England Dan Reynolds writes about the recent anti-shooting extremists and his reaction to Reading University banning shooting on its land. His piece provides some useful tips on […]

  • Brexit delay forces deactivated weapons...
    by BASCadmin on 18/11/2019 at 11:35

    Significant changes to the law surrounding deactivated weapons to be unveiled shortly. The post Brexit delay forces deactivated weapons legislation implementation appeared first on The British […]

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  • French mint chocolate mousse
    by The Field on 18/11/2019 at 08:27

    Philippa Davis' French mint chocolate mousse is simple and delicious - follow our top tips for a perfect mousse every time French chocolate mousse is more intense than the English or American […]

  • The essence of hill stalking
    by The Field on 17/11/2019 at 08:27

    Hill stalking always provides grandeur and a test of lung power but never more so than when undertaken on the islands and West Coast of Scotland, says Graham Downing Hill stalking means hunting wild […]

  • John Frederick Herring Snr, sporting artist
    by Janet Menzies on 15/11/2019 at 08:26

    No Victorian home was complete without a work by coach painter turned popular genre artist John Frederick Herring Snr, as Janet Menzies explainsShoeing Imaum, oil on canvas, 1856; Herring often used […]

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  • British Shooting Show North finds a venue!
    on 15/11/2019 at 16:20

    The new “British Shooting & Countryman Show” has found a new venue, after being dropped by the Liverpool exhibiton centre following intervention by the Mayor

  • Awesome free app launches, just for shooters!
    on 15/10/2019 at 10:23

    A new App, that is free to download, has just launched. The Shoot App has a host of fantastic features designed specifically for shooters, and is part social network, part planning tool!

  • General Licences in England - have your say
    on 12/09/2019 at 11:14

    A public survey has been launched in order to gather evidence which will help shape the new General Licences and ensure they are fit for purpose... get involved!

  • Beretta 868E Evo - detailed test and review
    on 15/11/2019 at 14:28

    Mike Yardley looks at a ‘nearly new’ Beretta 686E Evo Sport 12-bore – a reliable, proven gun that offers a lot of bang for your buck to clay and game shooters alike!

  • How to: prepare your gun for the game season
    on 18/10/2019 at 10:14

    Have you left it ‘til the last minute to get your gun serviced for the season? Fear not! Jonny from The Gun Shop has some tips on what to look out for and consider

  • Zoli Standard Game - test & review
    on 15/10/2019 at 10:49

    Are you looking for a gun that will cross over into both pigeon shooting and game shooting? Mike Yardley believes that Zoli’s Standard Game 20-bore shotgun could be just the ticket!

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