Brocklehursts | Our Diary

01/07/2021

Great Yorkshire Show goes ahead!

Finally I have a show to go to, the Great Yorkshire show goes ahead – Tuesday 13th to Friday 16th July, and four days for the first time in history! So the loading and preparations begin and from a standing start I have a fortnight to be open and ready for business in a field near Harrogate. As the pictures below tell a story, the weather and visitors on the day will tell if it has been a success or not…..

01/07/2021

Shows 2021

Since father (John Brocklehurst) started Brocklehursts in 1965 we have always attended various summer shows, even Foot and Mouth outbreaks only curtailed part of that years calendar. Sadly 2020 was the first year on record when we were not able to travel to any shows, and at the time of writing the 2021 season may be affected in the same way. We are hoping there is light at the end of the tunnel with the Great Yorkshire Show hoping to run in July (13th to 16th inc.). Thereafter others may... Read More

20/05/2021

The Mayfly season beckons

We are so lucky to conduct our business here in Derbyshire, shortly a very short season takes place on the River Wye, which travels through our beloved Bakewell – Mayfly season! To Fly fisherman, this large insect is well known – The Mayfly, also known as the Green Drake or Vulgata, is a very special fly for trout and fisherman a like. After living as a nymph for two years in the river, the Mayfly usually comes out to hatch when the Mayflower or Hawthorn is in bloom. In Derbyshire,... Read More

09/04/2021

April 12th Reopening

It almost feels like Christmas, our shops can finally reopen following a third lock down due to Coronavirus! An air of excitement after a period of disappointment, we look forward to meeting you all again. Both our shops will reopen on Monday 12th April, 9 a.m. till 5 p.m., Monday through to Saturday with our Sporting Showroom opening on Sundays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A huge thanks for all your support, phone calls, web orders / click and collect during the past however many months, bricks and mortar shopping... Read More

Welcome to our new site

We are very pleased to announce the launch of our brand new eCommerce site, and also our new blog, which will be updated regularly to keep you up to date with the latest news and special offers.  Our new site has been developed with our customers in mind, and as a result of this you’ll find an easy to use website with effective search facilities and an efficient checkout process.  We really hope you enjoy having a look around the new site – we will be constantly adding new products... Read More