A visit to GWCT’s education tent ‘The Covey’ within the GWCT area is a must for all families.

Calling all Young Scientists, come and visit the Bio Bus at the Covey Tent at the GWCT Central exhibit, the state of the art mobile lab, become a disease detective and learn about the ticking time bomb, look through microscopes and talk to scientists.

Inside the Covey tent beside the Bio Bus to test your bird and mammal ID skills, put our new technology into practise and see how your results might be used. Prizes to be won for all levels. For those needing a more relaxing time we have lovely countryside stories being read in our giant bird nest throughout the weekend.

Artists amongst you must join Julian Jardine in his ceramic workshops, free for all. Perhaps you are more of an inventor or a crafter, take part in the Bidwells ‘Planet Positive’ workshop or be a superhero and invent an idea to help stop climate change.

Ceramic Workshop timings, arrive early to avoid disappointment:

  • Saturday Workshops: 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm
  • Sunday Workshops:10am, 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm

Fancy learning more about our managed uplands? Scotland’s Regional Moorland Groups will be showing all sorts of aspects of life in the hills from spraying sheep to plucking partridge, come and take part in their miniature Estate That Educate program where you can even sample some delicious fresh game tasters, prepared by Game Changer BBQ! You could also be in with a chance of winning a beautiful wood carving.

Or are fish more your thing, life in the Dee is on show with more activities and goodies to take away. There is something for everyone in the Covey tent, lots of prizes to be won and goodies to take home.


The GWCT Scottish Game Fair is a trading name of Stable Events Ltd., a company registered in England and Wales (registered no 13236715). Registered Office: Invision House, Wilbury Way, Hitchin, England, SG4 0TY. Organised under license from the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust.
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