3) Flying Displays & 'Have a Go'

2 x 30 Minute Arena Displays

Static Display Throughout Your Event – Featuring Around 10 Birds

4 x ‘Have a Go’ Sessions

What Is Included

2 x 30 Minute Flying Displays

Each display that we undertake features a different schedule, birds and flying techniques. At least 4 birds, feature in each display from our team of Eagles, Owls, Hawks and Falcons. Our well-known speciality is our very fast flying falcons, which often fly together, creating a unique and stunning spectacle, especially with the added element of music. All of our birds are always in top condition and form, allowing for outstanding presentations. A professional, yet entertaining, commentary is given throughout, with opportunities for the audience to be engaged, throughout the display. 

Reviewed as “A once in a lifetime opportunity, not to be missed” and “Spell-binding” our falconry displays are truly unforgettable and do tend to be a huge highlight of each visitor, drawing the crowds.

If 2 x 30 minute displays, does not work for your event, we can alter timings to suit, please get in contact with us.

 

Static Display Throughout Event

Inclusive of around 10 birds, from our team of Eagles, Owls, Hawks and Falcons, our team are able to provide one of the most professional set ups around, featuring multiple information boards about the birds, the history about falconry and its role today. The set up is designed with the birds being our main thought. It provides a fully sheltered area, where our birds can relax in-between their flights in the arena. We are so passionate about expressing falconry in such a positive way that providing everything is safe, we will ensure that every single bird we bring to your event, will be flown during the day.

If your event runs longer than 3 hours each day and is a busy event, we will build the static display in such a way that we can temporarily close to public access, when we are undertaking our flying displays. This ensures that the birds get a little bit of ‘quiet’ time, so that they can fully relax throughout your event. We normally arrange these timings around our scheduled arena times, so that when displays are being undertaken in the arena, our static area is closed off, allowing the remaining birds, who are not flying at that time, to relax. Obviously at least one member of our staff, will stay with these remaining birds at all times. We will clearly display the open/closed times to the public, alongside our scheduled arena displays. We normally close the static display 15 minutes before each flying display, then reopen very shortly after the display has finished.

‘Have a Go’ Sessions

Not available with any other team, we started these sessions in 2017 and since then, they are so successful and provides an opportunity for the public to get up close to the birds, under close supervision. The sessions are undertaken in a small separate ‘arena’ which we set up next to our static display. Lasting about 15 minutes, public can come and fly one of our owls. Each participant will be briefed and will always be under close supervision, ensuring the sessions being safe for visitors and our birds. These sessions, normally feature smaller birds, that are not used in the arena displays. There is no charge for the public to undertake this, but to ensure fairness, if busy, we do limit it to 2 people per family group visiting. Each session normally allows 12-15 people to have a go.

Requirements

Arena – We normally undertake the display in the arena that you already have at your event. We require an arena of minimum dimensions 25m x 25m, with vehicle access, in and out. We normally have a show marshal escort us in and out safely.

Static Display – We kindly ask for a grassed area of 15m x 15m, positioned ideally with no public access around the back and away from particularly loud attractions.  

Have a Go Arena – Sited next to our static display, we ask for an area of 9m x 9m. We normally bring wooden posts and natural fibre rope, to use as a barrier.

P.A. System – We require the use of a P.A. system with ideally a headset microphone and the ability the connect music. We do house a Sennheiser headset microphone, that we can normally connect to any system, if one is not available.

If a P.A. system is not planned to be on site – we can bring a long a portable P.A. system, for our displays, if there is not one already one on site. There is no extra charge for this.

Price Range

£395 – £525

We would like to thank you once again for your display.  Your support is greatly appreciated and your birds are a wonderful asset to the event and are really enjoyed by all our visitors.

Claudia Wilson

Show Director, Cotswold Show