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Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials 31 August – 3 September 2017
Antonia Scott celebrates one of the highlights of the Stamford and equestrian year.
HE Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials encompasses a vast area of Stamford’s famous Burghley estate parkland. This annual international equestrian phenomenon now welcomes over 80 global competitors and an incredible 160,000 visitors, who come from all corners of the globe to enjoy this prestigious four-day event. As well as horses, there are plenty of canines at Burghley too – the dog agility classes are wonderful family fun to watch. There are over 600 trade exhibitors for shoppers to enjoy, all showcasing a vast array of country living homewares and produce. LOCAL EXHIBITORS Stamford and its surrounding area has a plethora of entrepreneurial talent, and this year many of these local businesses will be exhibiting at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials. Here, they can proudly display their wares and raise their profile to an international audience. Many local businesses consider Burghley “the place to be”, since it offers them the opportunity to showcase their products – the very best of British – to such a vast target audience.
Contact: www.huntersinteriorsofstamford.co.uk, firstname.lastname@example.org, 01780 757946 Hunters Interiors haven’t exhibited at Burghley before and are very excited to be at one of the country’s most prestigious horse and shopping events this year. “We will be displaying a selection of what we can supply – sofas, chairs, occasional furniture, lighting, mirrors and decorative accessories, plus the latest ranges of fabrics, wallpapers and paints. We welcome people to come on to what will be a very comfortable stand to chat over their interior projects with us and see where we may be of help.”
Two Birds Spirits Butler Stewart
Contact: www.butlerstewart.co.uk, info@ butlerstewart.co.uk, 07941 513650 Butler Stewart is an exclusive brand specialising in tailoring and tweed, creating understated British elegance for men and ladies. All garments are designed in-house using the finest British fabrics to create timeless, luxurious styles. “Our ready to wear collections and made to order service are available through our website, at shows and home/ office visits. Our popular made to order service allows customers to design a unique garment tailored to their individual tastes, choosing from hundreds of British fabrics and stunning trimmings. Visit our stand in the Lifestyle Pavilion near the celebrity chat zone.”
Contact: www.twobirdsspirits.co.uk, email@example.com, 01858 463758 “This is by far the best show event of the year. Visitors do come to spend money and also start their Christmas shopping. We will have five full-time staff on for the whole four days to meet customer demand. Shoppers can taste our complete range of spirits before they buy. We also offer a Picnic Bag containing a small bottle of gin, chilled tonic and two glasses. Shoppers can choose any of our four gins including our new Strawberry & Vanilla Gin. We also have a Chilled Countryside Cocktail in a 20cl bottle with a straw.”
RUTLAND & MARKET HARBOROUGH LIVING SEPTEMBER 2017