Fennel's Priory Events 2014
Here's an achive view of our past events. Read Fennel's blogs for write-ups of the events.
Winter Grayling Fishing
9 December 2014 – Itchen Navigation, Winchester, UK
Fennel will be attending the gather of the Traditional Fisherman's Forum. Expect plenty of tea drinking and cake eating, and maybe some fishing.
19 November 2014 – Wasing Estate, Berkshire, UK
Fennel, along with Friends of the Priory Mark Aspell and John Naish, will be partaking in a day's driven game shooting.
Flyfishers' Club Annual Dinner
6 November 2014 – Mandarin Oriental, Knightsbridge, London, UK
Fennel will be present at the 'scribes table' along with Fred Buller and Theo Pike, at the annual dinner of the Flyfishers' Club.
4 November 2014 – Lake District, UK
Fennel will be up in the lakes, writing the Lighter Side edition of Fennel's Journal. He'll also be meeting up with our Friends from Millican.
River Cottage Game Cookery
15 November 2014 – Axminster, Devon, UK
Fennel and Friends will be enjoying a day's game butchery and cooking tuition courtesy of the River Cottage chefs. Afterwards he'll be presenting to Rob Love, MD of River Cottage, about his ideas for a behind-the-scenes 'River Cottage Uncooked' series showing a year of self-sufficiency on the farm.
Bushcraft Fly Fishing
26 September 2014 – Teifi Pools, Tregaron, Wales
Fennel will be back at the Teifi Pools, continuing his 'rewilding flyfishing' article series for the Flyfishers' Journal. Read the story.
19 September 2014 – Arundell Arms, Devon, UK
Fennel will be hosting the annual Friends dinner – and celebrating his 40th birthday – at the Arundell Arms. The event will be held over a weekend, with trout and salmon fishing available on the hotel's rivers.
Wychwood Forest Fair
8 September 2014 – Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire, UK
Fennel will be on the Wildnerss Pioneers stand, demonstrating bushcraft firelighting techniques, at this year's Wychwood Forest Fair.
Bushcraft Fly Fishing
28 August 2014 – Teifi Pools, Tregaron, Wales
Fennel and Thom Hunt will be doing some pioneering 'rewilding flyfishing' at the Teifi Pools in mid-Wales. Read the story.
Summer Estate Lake
21 August 2014 – Claydon House Estate, Buckinghamshire, UK
Fennel's 'going for a dip' with the Traditional Fisherman's Forum at Claydon House estate lake, fishing for carp and tench. Read the story.
Redmire Pool 80th Anniversary
19 August 2014 – Llangarron, Wales. (Angling Times Feature)
Fennel, along with Friends Martin Herrington, Stu Harris and Jon Berry, will be fishing Redmire Pool for an Angling Times article to celebrate 80 years since the carp were stocked into this legendary water. Read the story.
Wild Carp Trust – Annual Event
15 August 2014 – Lyngwyn and Pant-y-llyn, Wales
Fennel will be attending the annual get-togther of the Wild Carp Trust. Read the story.
King Carp Adventure
30 June 2014 – FLE Fishery, Hampshire, UK
Fennel, along with Friends Stu Harris, Graham Mabey, John Summers and Tim Pike will be fishing for big carp at FLE Top Lake in Hampshire. It will be Fennel's first time fishing for king carp in nearly ten years.
The Tweed Run
17 May 2014 – London, UK
Fennel, John Summers, and 500 other dyed-in-the-tweed traditionalists will be participating in the Tweed Run. Come along to wave and holla as we pass London's iconic landmarks.
4 March 2014 – 7th Rise, Cornwall, UK
Fennel's meeting up with Thom Hunt at his new venture "7th Rise" for a weekend of digital detox and outdoors adventure. Read the story.
25 February 2014 – Solva, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Fennel and Friends are in Wales for a five-day writing escape, exploring the coastline and seeking inspiration on the sea breeze.