Purdey Events

Upcoming Events

London Craft Week: Glass Engraving Demonstration

date: Oct 09 - Oct 10

12.30pm-6.30pm Experienced glass engraver Karl Palmer has been working with Purdey for over 15 years. Karl hand engraves all of Purdey’s crystal tumblers, glasses and decanters. For this exquisite craft,…

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London Craft Week: Demonstration by Andrew Glasby

date: Oct 09

10.30am-6.30pm Andrew Glasby’s beautiful bronze sculptures combine his passion for art and wildlife. Andrew has been a professional sculptor for 11 years and has always had a deep love of…

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London Craft Week: Stick Whittling Demonstration

date: Oct 08

12.30pm – 6.30pm A rare opportunity to watch as northern Irish craftsman Robert McKergan whittles one of his distinctive walking sticks for Purdey. Robert hand carves his sticks with a…

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London Craft Week: The History of Trunks and Luggage

date: Oct 07

6.30pm-7.30pm The industrial revolution saw a new class of businessmen travelling via train and motor car to country estates, sparking the need for fine travel goods. Tim Bent of Bentleys…

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London Craft Week: Leather Demonstration and Workshops

date: Oct 07

Workshops: 10.00am-1.00pm & 2.00pm-5.00pm Neil MacGregor and Valerie Michael have an international reputation as designers and makers of fine, hand-stitched leather goods. Join Valerie for a demonstration of the craftsmanship…

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London Craft Week: Traditional Hand-Embossing Demonstration

date: Oct 06

12.30pm – 6.30pm Leather goods embosser and bookbinder, Bill Manley joins Purdey at Audley House to demonstrate traditional embossing techniques using authentic Victorian tools. Complimentary hand embossing will be offered…

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London Craft Week: Engraving Demonstration

date: Oct 05

12.30pm-6.30pm A Purdey engraver demonstrates the techniques that go into sketching and engraving the intricate patterns and details on Purdey’s shotguns and rifles. All of the engraving work is done…

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London Craft Week: Knife-Making Demonstration

date: Oct 03

11am – 6pm Chris Matthews demonstrates the craft behind the handmade English knives he produces for Purdey. With a background in design and graphics, Chris produces functional works of art…

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London Craft Week: Traditional Hand-Embossing Demonstration

date: Oct 02

12.30pm – 6.30pm Leather goods embosser and bookbinder, Bill Manley joins Purdey at Audley House to demonstrate traditional embossing techniques using authentic Victorian tools. Complimentary hand embossing will be offered…

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London Craft Week: Craftsman Demonstration

date: Oct 01

12.30-6.30pm. Audley House Watch as Purdey craftsman, Tom Nicholls demonstrates our gun-finishing techniques and have a go at chequering on a piece of walnut. One of the most complex stages…

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Past Events

Purdey Sporting Art Exhibition

date: Nov 13 - Nov 16

Come to Audley House in the heart of Mayfair to meet artists Andrew Glasby and Alistair Makinson and view their outstanding Sporting Art. A champagne reception and exhibition preview will…

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Highclere Really Wild Clay Day

date: May 03

Highclere Estate, Berkshire Spoil yourself with a day at the real Downton Abbey and receive a complimentary slab of 250 cartridges to use on the day! Join us at the…

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Safari Club International 2019

date: Jan 09 - Jan 12

Sparks Convention Centre, Reno, NV – Booth 2525. Purdey will be showcasing a selection of new best London guns, including the new Trigger Plate gun and the new Bolt Action…

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Dallas Safari Club 2019

date: Dec 17 - Dec 20

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Centre, Dallas, TX A Purdey representative will be joining our Houston-based partners, Gordy & Sons, at their booth. Gordy & Sons have a large stock of…

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Eat Game Awards Ceremony

date: Oct 09

Voting for the inaugural Eat Game Awards closes on the 30th September. The winners will be announced at a gala dinner at Boisdale Canary Wharf on Tuesday 9th October 2018. The directors…

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Purdey at ADIHEX 2018

date: Sep 25 - Sep 29

James Purdey & Sons are proud and delighted to be attending ADIHEX 2018 – The International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition for the 5th consecutive year. This wonderful event, held in…

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Eat Game Awards 2018

date: Sep 01 - Jun 15

The Eat Game Awards The Eat Game Awards is an exciting initiative set up by James Purdey & Sons, Boisdale Restaurants and Taste of Game. Its main aim is to…

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Purdey at The World Gunmakers Evening, 2018

date: May 17

James Purdey and Sons is delighted to return to the annual World Gunmakers Evening, hosted by GunsOnPegs. An engaging evening of fine guns, hospitality and demonstrations by master craftsmen. This…

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Purdey at SCI 2018 Las Vegas

date: Jan 31 - Feb 03

James Purdey & Sons are delighted and proud to continue their attendance and support of the annual SCI Convention which, this year, is being held 31 January through to 3…

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Buy a hipflask, we’ll fill it with sloe gin for you

date: Nov 08 - Nov 10

Come and visit Audley House on those dates. If you buy one of our hipflasks, we’ll fill it with Plymouth Sloe Gin for you. Cheers!

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