Shooting and countryside organsiations came together at the Game Fair to officially launch 2020 Year of the Gamekeeper an initiative to support, raise the profile and ensure the future of the Gamekeepers Welfare Trust (GWT).
The GWT is a charity that works tirelessly to support gamekeepers, ghillies and stalkers, and their families, in times of hardship and strife as well as helping young people access college courses and future employment.
Understanding that gamekeeping is a way of life, the charity has played a vital role in thousands of lives and is a real asset to our community.
The Year of the Gamekeeper is a multi-organisation initiative to ensure the GWT gets the recognition it deserves and ensure its voice is heard above the clamber of our ever-faster lives, now and in the future.
Celebrating Gamekeeping and the work of the gamekeeper as true custodians of the countryside and raising funds for the sustainable future of the Gamekeepers' Welfare Trust
For individual gamekeepers' stalkers and ghillies and their families past present and future.