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The Falconry Weekend
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1st and 2nd September 2012
at the International Centre for Birds of Prey,
Newent, Gloucestershire. GL18 1JJ. UK
Featuring:- Trade Stands, Equipment Manufacturers, Hood Makers, Telemetry Suppliers, Artists, Falconry Clubs, Licenced Bar and catering, Food Suppliers and much more……..
Together with:- A central arena with regular Flying Demonstrations, and Dog Training Demonstrations daily, plus Free Seminars in a dedicated indoor lecture theatre some themed around the history of falconry.
Full access to the world class International Centre for Birds of Prey (ICBP) is included with the entry tickets. See www.icbp.org for details of the centre.
BOOK EARLY TO SECURE YOUR SPACE, stand space is limited to avoid overcrowding – a booking form is enclosed
ABOUT THE FALCONRY WEEKEND
The Falconry Weekend is a specialist falconry show devoted to showcasing the very best of falconry in the UK and abroad. 2011 saw the first weekend (then called the UK Falconry Event) held at ICBP to wide acclaim and praise from all those who either visited or exhibited.
Organised by, and held at, the International Centre for Birds of Prey, the Weekend is designed to appeal to falconers, their families and anyone with an interest in this ancient sport.
By bringing together high quality equipment manufacturers, falconry clubs and raptor experts it will enable visitors to engage face to face with their suppliers, instead of trawling through the internet with the risks that entails.
There are local camp sites with full facilities; or numerous bed and breakfasts. However all exhibitors will have a separate camping area near the stands in the field adjacent to the main field, with a private gate through. A BBQ will be available in the centre’s grounds on the Saturday night, for exhibitors and the bar will be open.
Our experience of the first show in 2011 told us that the visitors were keen to use the opportunity to buy their supplies at the show. At least they were carrying out enough stuff throughout the day and because the car park was close they kept coming back!
Please note that the Event is held within the grounds of the ICBP with rare birds of prey all over the place! Therefore, sadly other than the dogs who live at the centre, no dogs are permitted on site.
2011 Exhibitor List
American Hoods and Bells
Bill Prickett - sculptor
British Falconers Club
Carl Bass - artist
Cheshire Hawking Club
David Rampling - artist
Erna Goudbeek - artist
Falconers and Conservation Magazine
Falconer’s World Magazine
George Lodge Trust
Hawk and Owl Trust
Ian Vance Falconry
Manfred Maugasc hood maker
Martin Jones Falconry Furniture
Master of the Mews
Neil Davies – artist
South East Raptor Association
UB Falconry UK
UK Falconry Club
Welsh Hawking Club
Comments after the 2011 event……………………………….
“I had a terrific day on Sunday, even the Mrs enjoyed it. Loved the art stands and was a pleasure to meet Mr.Rampling and hope Birmingham wasn't too painful for you! Great to meet various other people and see a variety of birds flown so well. Finally I have to admit in my opinion Howard and the dog show stole it for me, I don't know a great deal about the subject but I found it fascinating and entertaining and a really nice chap to chat to afterwards and all at the 11th hour! Even Mima commented on it being the best dog display she's seen! Thanks Howard!
Roll on next year maybe!? Make sure your there to support it!”
“I’m glad me and Mrs went, had a good time, enjoyed displays,
Hopefully this will become a yearly event”
“I also had a great weekend with the Mrs met some awesome people, deffo will be going next year!”
“What a fantastic weekend. Finally getting to Newent was like walking on 'Hallowed' ground.
Some great seminars, met up with old friends and watched flying displays to die for! A real treat to see Niges Aplomado in action. On Saturday the Perlin was brilliant, and Mimas Sakrette made me remember why I always loved Sakers so much. Hats off and many thanks to Mima, Charlie, Jan and all Mimas staff for a top class weekend. I am up for it again next year, fingers crossed it becomes an annual event.”
“Good event, very well organised, some top displays, nice to catch up with some old friends, i first visited the centre in 1977!!!!! been back a few times over the years, great setup, clean and tidy, brilliant.”
The Falconry Weekend 2012 will be held at the International Centre for Birds of Prey, Newent, Gloucestershire GL18 1JJ. UK. The centre is an internationally known falconry destination; in May 2012 it celebrated its 45th anniversary. Just a short stroll away is the church in Cliffords Mesne where you will find the memorial window to the late Philip Glasier, a sight every falconer should see.
Dates and Times 2012
Saturday 1st September 9 a.m. - 5.30 p.m.
Sunday 2nd September 9 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.
We are committed, as we did last year, to delivering a high quality event that offers visitors an entertaining and action packed weekend.
Special Show Features
The entrance price for the Weekend includes full access to the International Centre for Birds of Prey together with its world class collection of raptors.
We have a dedicated lecture theatre where we will offer seminars and lectures on various subjects. Previous seminars included Neil Forbes on veterinary matters, David Fox on Eagles and Nigel King on flying Black Sparrowhawks. This year Diana Durman-Walters will cover incubation, Bob Dalton will show slides of catching and banding wild Peregrines in Texas to name a few species. Neil Forbes will speak again and Kent Carnie is coming from the US to talk about the Falconry Heritage, to name but a few.
The flying ground is central to the whole weekend, and will host a number of high quality flying and dog demonstrations from Jemima Parry Jones MBE and many others. Previous demonstrators have included Howard Kirby from Mullenscote Gundogs, Gary Bidiss, Nigel King and Terry Large. All the trade stands face the flying ground, and yes the PA will give you all the chance to hear this year.
How to get Involved and Exhibit
You can buy stand space in two ways
- Canvas Shedding. All 3m deep. All plus VAT
3m wide @ £100.00
6m wide @ £200.00
9m wide @ £280.00
Wider stands are available on request. Please see the enclosed Booking Form for further details.
International Centre for Birds of Prey
Tel 01531 820286/821581
THE FALCONRY WEEKEND 2012
EXHIBITORS BOOKING FORM
Web Site ……………………………………………………………………………………………………
Brief Description of items or services for sale
Please note – all stands will be subject to approval by the organisers
3m wide stands include 2 weekend passes to the Event. Extra passes are available on the gate at a charge.
6m wide stands include 3 weekend passes to the Event.
9m wide stands include 4 weekend passes to the Event.
I/We would like to book the following Cost
3m wide x 3m deep Shedding Stand @ £100 + VAT (£120) …………….
6m wide x 3m deep Shedding Stand @ £200 + VAT (£240) …………….
9m wide x 3m deep Shedding Stand @ £280 + VAT (£336) …………….
Trestle Tables 1.8m x 0.6m @ £10 each + VAT (£12) …………….
Please make cheques payable to “International Centre for Birds of Prey” and return with this form to:- ICBP, Newent, Glos. UK. GL18 1JJ. A VAT receipt will be sent as confirmation of your booking.
Please tick the box to confirm that you have read the terms and conditions and agree to abide by them
Signed …………………………………………. Name …………………………… Date ……………………
Due to the location of the Falconry Weekend within the grounds of the International Centre for Birds of Prey – no dogs or birds are permitted on the grounds. Stand holders who can’t find somewhere or someone for their dogs can put their caravan in the overflow car park and leave dogs with their caravan, BUT bear in mind there will be no security and it is available to the public walking past and they may not bring them into the Centre at any time. No birds are allowed because of veterinary restrictions.
Terms & Conditions
ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION, BYE-LAWS AND REGULATIONS
All Exhibitors, their contractors and employees shall be bound by and subject to the Regulations of the Falconry Event Committee.
Exhibitor’s attention is particularly drawn to the following extract:
COMPLIANCE WITH THE Falconry Weekend
RULES AND REGULATIONS
The Event’s Regulations and any conditions or any other rules, regulations and schedules in any document published by the Event Committee shall be binding on all Exhibitors. All persons, animals, vehicles, equipment and articles of whatsoever kind entering the Show ground or any land used by the Event Committee shall be bound by and comply with the Rules and Regulations of the Event Committee and to the lawful directions of any servant or agent appointed by it.
Should any member or Exhibitor conduct himself in an improper or offensive manner on the Show ground or if it be proven to the satisfaction, of the Event Committee that any Exhibitor has attempted to mislead the Event Committee by any form of misrepresentation, or has violated any of the Rules or Regulations of the Committee, then and in any such case the Committee may decline to allow the trader to exhibit at any future Events.
The Event Committee reserves the right to refuse any person admission to the Falconry Weekend or entry and participation in any event promoted or organised by the Event Committee or to withdraw permission at any time to remain on the Show ground or to participate in an event, and the committee shall not be required to give any reason for such action.
COMPLIANCE WITH GOVERNMENT AND LOCAL AUTHORITY REGULATIONS AND ALL CODES OF PRACTICE.
All Shows, Exhibitions and Events organised by the Event Committee on the Show ground or elsewhere are subject to any relevant Orders issued by Government Departments and Local Authorities, and all Codes of Practice with which all Exhibitors and others attending such Shows, Exhibitions or Events must comply.
In this Bye-Law the term Exhibitor shall include persons taking part in any event, competition or display promoted or arranged by the committee and the owner of any exhibit, animal, plant, vehicle, equipment, machinery, article or other thing of whatever nature involved in any such event, competition or display or otherwise exhibited or used on the Show ground or elsewhere.
Save for death or personal injury caused by the negligence of the Event Committee, its servants or agents, the Event Committee will not be responsible for death, injury, disease, damage or loss caused to any Exhibitor or his or her servants or agents to any exhibit, animal, vehicle, equipment, plant, machinery, articles or thing of whatever nature brought onto the Show ground by the Exhibitor or involved in any said event, competition or display.
Save as aforesaid, the Exhibitor shall indemnify the Event Committee against all claims, losses, damages and expenses whatsoever in any way arising out of the presence of or taking part of the Exhibitor or his or her servants, agents, exhibits, animals, plant, vehicle, equipment, machinery, articles, or other things, of whatever nature on the Show ground or elsewhere and shall assume full responsibility thereof.
Acceptance of this Bye-Law shall be a condition of entry or participation in any event, competition or display promoted or arranged by the Event Committee.
The Event Committee accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever for any statement or information in any document published by the Event Committee or the Show.
The Event Committee will not under any circumstances accept liability for any loss or damage (whether direct or indirect) arising from or caused by the abandonment or cancellation, whether total or partial, or the postponement of any show, display, event, meeting or other happening on the Show ground or elsewhere for whatever reason.
The Code of Practice for Safety and Accident Prevention, published separately by the committee forms part of these Trade Stand Regulations.
RECOVERY OF FINES, FEES AND CHARGES
All fines, fees and charges shall be recoverable by the committee and until payment is made persons owing them will be barred from exhibiting.
NON-COMPLIANCE WITH REGULATIONS
The Event’s Officials have power to order the removal of any article from the ground, or to close the stand of any Exhibitor who does not conform to the Regulations of the committee or the directions of the Stewards or Officials and, if necessary, to expel such an Exhibitor or his Representatives from the Show ground. The Event Committee reserve the right to use whatever means may be necessary to eject any Exhibitor who refuses to leave the Show ground when required to do so by Officials in consequence of infringement of regulations.
(a) It is the responsibility of the Exhibitor to insure all property and livestock on the Show ground or elsewhere which is his own, or for which he is responsible.
(b) The Event Committee requires Exhibitors to effect Employers Liability insurance where this is required by statute.
APPLICATIONS FOR SPACE & ALLOCATION OF SITES
APPLICATION FOR SPACE & CHARGES
(a) All applications must be submitted on the appropriate entry form, which must be signed by the Exhibitor or his representative, such signature indicating acceptance of the Regulations.
(b) The Event Committee reserves the right to refuse any application whatsoever and to cancel any application without giving a reason.
(c) The completion of a Trade Stand application form and the receipt of a cheque does not constitute a contract with the Falconry Weekend.
ALLOCATION OF SITES
Although every endeavour will be made to meet any request by an Exhibitor regarding the position of his Stand, the allocation of sites and positioning of Trade Stand space will be entirely at the discretion of the Event Committee.
Exhibitors booking open space must apply and pay for sufficient space for all stays or guy ropes required for any building or tent or caravan (including tow bar of caravan) to be erected or stood on the space.
Boundaries of sites will be marked and in no circumstances will Exhibitors be allowed to occupy a space larger than that allocated and paid for.
The committee will not be held responsible for damage caused to sites during the pre-show period, and will not undertake to make good such damage.
SUBLETTING No Exhibitor shall sublet any portion of the space allotted to him, or move to any site other than that allocated.
SALES TECHNIQUES Exhibitors staff must confine their sales activities to the area of their stand and must not use the avenues, open areas or car parks to solicit business.
WITHDRAWAL OR CANCELLATION OF SPACE RESERVED Where an Exhibitor withdraws from the Show or cancels the space reserved for any reason, all fees paid shall be forfeited, whether the site is re-let by the Falconry Weekend or not.
APPLICATION FORMS Any additional notes or regulations printed on application forms, shall form part of these regulations.
TICKETS, PASSES AND ACCESS TO THE SHOW GROUND
Two-day Exhibitor Badges will be issued for the sole use of the Exhibitor, or his or her Show Staff, as per the Trade Stands Application Form. These badges are not transferable or for resale. Refunds will not be given on unused Exhibitor Badges. Exhibitors requiring Badges above their allocation may purchase 2-Day or Single Day Exhibitor Badges at the Trade Exhibitors’ Rates published on the Trade Stand Application.
Trade Stand exhibitors can use the normal Show Car parks at the Falconry Event, which are free of charge.
Allocation is one per stand as per the Trade Stand application form.
These must be applied for when booking stand space.
The Event Committee reserves the right to remove any vehicles contravening these regulations and accepts no responsibility for any damage caused.
CONDITIONS OF SALE Tickets and passes cannot be supplied on a ‘Sale or Return’ basis.
EXHIBITOR CARAVANS A limited number of sites are available and these will be allocated on a ‘first come - first served’ basis.
NATURE OF EXHIBITS LIMITATIONS OF EXHIBITS
Exhibitors are permitted to trade only in goods and/or services as described on their accepted application Form. The Falconry Weekend Officials have power to remove from the Show ground any Exhibitor whose articles and/or Trade are not in accordance with the description given on the Application Form, or any Vendor of unsuitable articles or any itinerant vendor who may have gained admission to the Show ground. The definition of what constitutes unsuitable articles shall rest entirely with the Event Committee whose decision on this matter is final and binding. Sales by auction are not permitted.
Exhibitors may not use any loudspeaker apparatus, engines, generators, or other equipment, participate in any activity or practice, or sell, display or offer for sale any toxic, noxious or offensive substance, article or thing, so as to cause nuisance, annoyance or distress to other Exhibitors or to the public. The use of generating equipment for the supply of electricity by Exhibitors on the Show ground is not permitted. The Event Committee’s decision on such matters shall be final and binding on all Exhibitors.
The sale of Stink Bombs, BB Guns, Catapults, Silly String, Snap Guns and
any other items likely to offend persons visiting the Show is strictly forbidden.
The Event Committee’s decision on such matters shall be final and binding on all Exhibitors.
COLLECTIONS AND APPEALS
Charitable or other institutions wishing to make appeals for contributing to their funds must first obtain permission in writing from the Falconry Weekend. If permission is granted, collections must not be made outside the limits of the allocated stand.
FOOD, SWEETS AND DRINKS (Alcoholic and Non Alcoholic)
Exhibitors shall not offer for direct sale any food, confectionery, foodstuffs, or drink unless with the express permission of the Falconry Weekend. Small samples may be given away free of charge for promotional purposes.
The supply of Alcohol and late night refreshment is now governed by the Licensing Act 2003 and must be adhered to. The Event will have a bar open during the evening of Friday and Saturday, not Sunday. Any trader supplying alcohol without permission will be requested to leave the Show ground.
CIGARETTES AND TOBACCO
Exhibitors shall not offer for direct sale any cigarettes, tobacco or cigars,
VETERINARY PRODUCTS, MEDICINES, ETC
Exhibitors are reminded that the Medicines Act 1968 and the Poisons Act 1972 apply to the display and sale of veterinary products, medicines etc. All displays and sales must comply with the provision of these Acts, and any other relevant Acts, and the Rules and Regulations of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.
PERFORMING RIGHTS SOCIETY
Any Exhibitor wishing to play music on their Stand must liaise with the Performing Rights Society for advice, Tel: 01733) 312712. They must also get written permission from the Event Committee prior to the Show.
MACHINERY AND MECHANICAL EXHIBITS
Only smokeless fuel will be permitted during the times the Event is open to the public.
Whilst the committee reserves to itself the right of excluding any petroleum or spirit deemed unsafe, it in no way relieves the Exhibitor from responsibility in the event of accident or fire. Exhibitors must conform to the Regulations of the Local Authority & any statutory regulations in all that relates to the transport of petroleum and precautions to be taken against fire.
All portable scaffolding or similar structures must be secured by stay wires firmly anchored to the ground. Any stay wires must be marked to make them clearly visible. Scaffolding must be checked by a competent person prior to use.
TRACKED VEHICLES Not allowed.
Exhibitors are not allowed to demonstrate or exhibit vehicles without prior consent.
1. Sharp points, spikes and sharp edges must be protected to prevent accidents.
2. Adequate support must be given to prevent moving or tipping up.
3. Cutter bars, knives or other cutters must have blades removed or approved guards in position.
4. Belts, gearing and other moving parts must be guarded to statutory regulations.
5. Hydraulics must be immobilised (see also section on hydraulics).
EXHIBITION OF LIVESTOCK ON STANDS
There is to be no exhibiting of any livestock on any stands at the Falconry Weekend
ADMISSION AND REMOVAL OF EXHIBITS, ERECTION AND DISMANTLING OF STANDS
DELIVERY TO SHOW GROUND
Delivery vehicles arriving at the Show ground during Show days are not permitted to drive onto the Show ground. Entry Gate Staff will advise drivers to deliver goods to a secure area near Gate 3. Goods will then be delivered to Trade Stands by Show ground Staff as soon as is convenient. Please notify the Trade Stands Office if you are expecting a delivery on Show days.
ACCESS TO SITE
Exhibitors with open space may commence work on their stand from the Thursday of Show weekend, or earlier by arrangement with the committee. Pavilions, marquees and covered shopping areas will not be available to Exhibitors until the Friday of Show weekend.
Exhibitors using large mobile units should arrange to have these in position on the friday before the Show. This is especially important when it is necessary to encroach on adjoining stand space to manoeuvre the unit into position.
TENTS, MARQUEES, FLAGPOLES, ETC
Exhibitors intending to erect tents, marquees and other structures are requested to check the proposed siting with the Falconry Event’s Health & Safety Advisor before commencing erection to establish the location of any underground or over-head power lines.
All Stands and/or sites allotted to Exhibitors will be clearly numbered on the front left corner peg by the Falconry Event. Stand number plates must not be removed, disturbed or obscured.
All Exhibitors must provide a clear sign bearing the name of the firm or organisation. Trade Stand signs must not be erected in such a way that they overshadow a neighbouring stand.
SIGNS ON PAVILIONS
Signs must be fixed so that no damage is caused to the pavilion. Under no circumstances must nails be driven through the canvas.
OBSTRUCTION OF SIGNS
Exhibits must be so placed that they do not obscure the name signs of adjacent stands.
OVERHEAD WIRES, ETC
FLAGPOLES AND OTHER STRUCTURES MUST BE ERECTED NOT LESS THAN 5M FROM ANY ELECTRICITY OR TELEGRAPH POLE AND AT LEAST 5M CLEAR FROM ANY ELECTRICITY OR TELEPHONE WIRES.
No Exhibitor or other person shall be allowed to affix any placard or advertisement to any part of the Falconry Event’s plant or premises unless permission to do so has been obtained in writing from the Event Committee nor will any person be allowed to distribute handbills or display advertisement except on his own stand. Adhesive labels may not be distributed as sales promotion material.
KITES AND BALLOONS
Exhibitors are not permitted to fly kites or balloons (tethered or otherwise)
THE DISTRIBUTION, OR SALE, OF TOY BALLOONS, INFLATED OR OTHERWISE, FOR ANY PURPOSE WHATSOEVER IS NOT PERMITTED, NEITHER MAY EXHIBITORS ORGANISE BALLOON RACES.
No Exhibitor shall be permitted to use Audio Equipment including Disco Music as a Sales Aid or Attraction without written permission from the Chief Executive Officer. Subject to such written permission the volume of sound equipment must be controlled so as to avoid annoyance to other Exhibitors or to the public. The Falconry Event’s Chief Executive Officer’s decision shall be final as to the acceptable level of noise emitted. Should the volume be increased following the decision on an acceptable level, the Chief Executive Officer is empowered to ban the use of said equipment for the remainder of the Show or the removal of the Exhibitor and Stand from the Show ground.
PAINTING AND VARNISHING
Any paint or varnish used must be dry by 8.00 am on the first day of the Show.
DAMAGE TO PAVILIONS, STRUCTURES, TENTS OR MARQUEES
An Exhibitor damaging the pavilions, tents or marquees, provided by the Falconry Event, or canvas thereto in any way will incur a penalty of £250, plus the net cost of the repair of the damage. Falconry Event Officials shall have the power to remove the exhibit from the Show ground.
EXCAVATIONS There are to be none
CLOSURE OF STANDS
Exhibitors or their Contractors may not close or dismantle any part of their stands before 5.30 pm on the last day of the Show. Vehicles for the removal of stands will not be allowed to enter the Show ground under any circumstances until 5.30 pm on the last evening, or such later time as circumstances may require VEHICLES ALREADY ON STANDS OR FORMING PART OF STANDS MUST NOT MOVE OFF THE STAND SPACE UNTIL AFTER 6.00 PM ON THE LAST EVENING OF THE SHOW.
7.19 CLEARANCE OF STANDS
STANDS AND ALL EXHIBITS ON OPEN GROUND, MUST BE CLEARED FROM THE SHOW GROUND BY 5PM ON THE MONDAY FOLLOWING THE SHOW, BY WHICH TIME THE SITE OF THE STAND MUST ALSO BE CLEARED OF ALL MATERIALS, RUBBISH ETC. THE FALCONRY EVENT COMMITTEE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHARGE ON ANY COSTS INCURRED IN REMOVING SUCH RUBBISH OR MATERIALS.
EXHIBITS IN Falconry Weekend’s MARQUEES
Exhibits in marquees, tents and/or pavilions, provided or hired from the Falconry Weekend, must be removed at close of the event to allow the Event’s Tenting contractor to dismantle the marquee, tent and/or pavilion.
LATE REMOVAL OF EXHIBITS
The Event Committee reserves the right to remove any items remaining on Trade Stand sites after expiry of these time limits and accepts no responsibility for any loss or damage so caused. A storage fee will be charged on a daily basis.
REINSTATEMENT OF GROUND
All Exhibitors not contracting with the Falconry Weekend who break soil in the ground for the purpose of fixing their exhibits must restore it by 5pm on the Monday following the Show. Failing this, the Event Committee will undertake the work and charge the expense to the Exhibitor.
Exhibitors must remove all posts and pegs (particularly tent pegs) dug into the ground by themselves. Should any Exhibitor fail to do this the Event Committee will undertake the work and charge the expense (including the cost of repairing the damage to Show ground equipment) to the Exhibitor.
ELECTRICITY SUPPLY - SEE ALSO DETAILED REGULATIONS ON UTILITIES APPLICATION FORM
Exhibitors requiring temporary installations within their stands should order their requirements through the Trade Stands Office. All installations must be wired to the standards laid down in the latest Edition of the I.E.E. Wiring Regulations.
The Event’s Official Contractors will test all installations not supplied by themselves including pre-wired and mobile systems before connection to the main supply and may refuse connection if the installation has not been installed correctly, the charge for any necessary retest will be payable in advance.
ALL STAND SUPPLIES The single phase electricity supplies to all stands will be via a miniature circuit breaker and up to six stands to be controlled by one 30 milli-amp residual current device terminating in a 13 amp switch socket or switch fuse depending on the load declared (i.e. kilowatts) on the electricity application form. All three phase supplies will be made direct through a 3 phase 30 milli-amp residual current device sized accordingly to the load declared i.e. kilowatts, terminating in a switch fuse. The supply of the above includes cable to stand, connection and disconnection of the supply and removal of the cables and electricity consumed.
N.B. On no account must the connected load exceed the size of the supply requested.
IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL EXHIBITORS:
The Exhibitor is required to inform Event Committee via the Utilities Application Form that a connection to the mains network supply will be required together with the payment in full for the supply and services required. (See Utilities form for application closing date.)
All portable appliances must possess a current P.A.T Label, which should be adhered to the appliance in accordance with current Health & Safety Regulations.
The committee reserves the right to remove from the Show ground any exhibitor who wilfully interferes with any part of any electrical supply or equipment. A charge to the exhibitor will be made for any damage to any electrical equipment.
The use of generating equipment by Exhibitors for the supply of electricity on stands on the Show ground is not permitted.
There will be a water supply in the camping field
Exhibitors may make their own arrangements for catering on their own stands, provided that no Exhibitor sells or offers for sale any foodstuffs or beverages. Exhibitors catering on their stands are reminded that they must comply with all relevant Food Hygiene Regulations. Officers of the Environmental Health Department of the Local Authority have right of access to all stands during the Show.
(a) Exhibitors are required to have their stands and the portions of the avenues fronting their stands cleared up each evening during the Show before 7.00 pm and the litter refuse placed in the containers provided in each avenue ready for collection by the Event’s Contractors.
(b) Refuse in bags or boxes should be placed in the containers provided throughout the Show ground. Refuse will be collected from containers at frequent intervals daily. If rubbish is not removed satisfactorily, please inform the organisers immediately. Kitchen waste will be collected each evening. It is essential that Exhibitors and their Caterers provide their own containers, with lids, for kitchen waste.
FIRE & SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
HEATING AND COOKING APPLIANCES
No heating or cooking appliance is permitted to be installed inside a tent or stand which is not specifically laid out for the purpose. Exhibitors wishing to use heating or cooking appliances for serving refreshments or other purposes in their stands or tents must have these appliances installed outside the tent at a safe distance from combustible materials. Heating appliances must be fixed securely on a firm non-combustible heat-insulating base, and surrounded on three sides by shielded materials. The shields of non-combustible material should be at least 1m away from combustible fabrics or other materials, and care must be taken to ensure that no combustible materials can be blown against heaters. Heating appliances, gas piping and gas cylinders must be kept out of reach of the public and stocks of inflammable liquids and spare gas cylinders must be kept in a safe position outside the tents or stand, and care taken to avoid leaking or spilling. Fire extinguishers and fire fighting equipment must always be readily available.
All Exhibitors using bottled gas on their stand are required to have the installation checked by a qualified fitter to ensure that the apparatus is safely installed. Gas bottles should be stood on a firm base and be secured to prevent falling over and/or theft.
The committee reserves the right of inspection by the Event Committee’s Safety Adviser or a Representative of the Fire and Rescue Service of all tents or stands. These persons shall have full authority to order the immediate disconnection of any appliance(s) or equipment if in their opinion they constitute a danger. The decision of the Falconry Event’s Safety Advisor in this matter is final.
All Exhibitors are required to supply the extinguisher(s) and fire fighting equipment.
Potentially dangerous substances (chemicals, fuels, oils etc.) may not be used in static display or exhibits. Containers for such substances may be exhibited subject to their being empty or filled with a harmless substance. All containers must be labelled as to their contents.
Adequate precautions (in the form of barriers etc.) must be taken to avoid crowd congestion in the entrance to tents, marquees and stands. Clearly signed Emergency Exits, Fire Exits etc. Must be provided in all structures to which the public are admitted.
WIRES, CABLES, ETC
All wires, cables, ropes, etc., at ground level should be buried under turf or covered by clearly marked cable protectors. Other wires, cables, ropes, etc., should be clearly marked to prevent people walking into or tripping over them.
Accidents or incidents which result in injury or are alarming or likely to affect the health and safety of persons on the site must be reported to the Organisers as soon as possible.
Cancellation of Event
The Event Committee reserves the right to cancel the event for any reason. Any monies paid to the Event’s Committee will be reimbursed in full, less a 5% surcharge for administration charges.
The Weekend Committee cannot allow any dogs with the exception of Guide Dogs (and these by prior notice ONLY) access to the ICBP grounds.
Please do not bring dogs to the Event. Any dogs found locked in cars will be reported to the relevant authorities.
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Neil Forbs from Great Western Exotic Vets
International Centre For Birds of Prey
Present the perfect course for raptor keepers, falconers, zoos keepers, demonstrators, educationalists in raptor understanding and owl keepers.
‘Management of birds of prey for health and longevity’
One Day Course
Presented by Neil A Forbes DipECZM(avian) FRCVS RCVS and European Specialist in Bird Medicine
Two dates available
Sunday February 5th 2017
Saturday April 1st 2017
0900h – 1630h
At: International Centre for Birds of Prey
Newent, Gloucestershire, GL18 1JJ
Cost £85 for one day
Includes lunch, refreshments + comprehensive A4 course notes
Please phone to book at: 01531 820286