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Sneak Peek: Inside the September Sporting Issue

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Sneak Peek: Inside the September Sporting Issue

Welcome to the Sporting Special September Issue of Country & Town House Magazine...


Your September issue of Country & Town House magazine is hitting newsstands this week, and this month it’s the sporting issue featuring Clara Paget, Nicholas Coleridge, Lady Carnarvon and many more…

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September 2017 Sporting Cover

Inside the September sporting issue, you’ll find…

What Nick Did Next: Nicholas Coleridge is leaving Condé Nast, but he’s far from retiring, says Matthew Bell

Shoot to Thrill: Lady Carnarvon on entertaining for the perfect shooting party weekend

Reinventing the Wheel: A new Rolls-Royce always deserves a drum roll, but this time it has gone beyond bespoke

Into the Woods: Clara Paget stuns in autumnal tones in our September fashion shoot, styled by Nicole Smallwood

On the Field: The ultimate C&TH guide to the who’s who, where’s where and what’s what of the shooting world

Plus: Air ballooning over the Atacama; Jeremy Taylor goes truffle hunting in Tuscany; Training your gundog at Gleneagles; Ultimate country sporting style, and much more…

September Sporting Issue 17 Clara Paget

Our contributors share their perfect idea of a sporting day, and what they wouldn’t be seen dead wearing…

Anna Pasternak

What’s your sport of choice? Croquet. I don’t have a sporting bone in my body but discovered a viciously competitive streak playing croquet.

You wouldn’t be seen dead wearing… Athleisure. Croquet demands old school dandy; flowing scarves and silk – definitely not lycra.

A good sporting day is when… You win with some gobsmackingly demon shots.

Hunting ban – would you lift it? Yes.

William Cash

What’s your sport of choice? The English shooting lunch is one of our country’s best contributions to civilisation.

You wouldn’t be seen dead wearing… A Chelsea football shirt down the Cresta Run.

A good sporting day is when… My milliner wife Laura Cathcart is complimented on her new Johnny Cash inspired ‘Cowgirl’ range of shooting hats.

Hunting ban – would you lift it? Indifferent, so long as my friends and family get to continue hunting.

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Alexandra Dao

What’s your sport of choice? I love watching Wimbledon every year, but my favourite sport is kickboxing with my trainer once a week on Blackheath. It brings out the ninja in me.

You wouldn’t be seen dead wearing… Flip flops.

A good sporting day is… Biking along the river and swimming in our local lido.

Hunting ban – would you lift it? Surely no creature should be killed for pleasure.

Eleanor Doughty

What’s your sport of choice? I am a very enthusiastic if slightly inelegant shot and pretty hopeless (but again enthusiastic) fisherwoman, so it’s anything with four legs for me. Polo, hunting, eventing, I’m not picky. Just give me a horse and I’m happy.

You wouldn’t be seen dead wearing… Clean wellies.

A good sporting day is… when five years later, you’re STILL recounting that anecdote in the pub.

Hunting ban – would you lift it? Yes, but I don’t think it will ever happen.

And finally…

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