Big Shots provides £30,000 charity boost

The furnishing industry raised £30,000 for charity at the annual Big Shots clay pigeon shoot.

The event, in aid of industry charity The Furniture Makers’ Company, which is supported by Furniture Village, took place at Holland & Holland in Northwood, Middlesex, one of the UK’s premier shooting destinations. Around 140 industry colleagues from companies including Blum, Burbidge Kitchens, Castelan Group, Crofts & Assinder, Harrison Spinks, Hypnos, Furniture Village, Ocee Design, Panaz, TMJ Interiors and Whitemeadow were in attendance, making up 34 teams. 

‘As always, Big Shots demonstrated why it’s such a popular event with so many in the industry. It was wonderful to welcome new and returning faces to the event, where they got to enjoy the first-class shooting grounds and then network with their fellow guests. Thank you to everyone who joined us for a memorable day and helped raise such a significant sum for our charity. It will make a huge difference to the lives of people entering and already working in the UK furnishing industry. Our thanks to all the sponsors that contributed to the success of the day and a special mention to our principal sponsor and event supporter Furniture Village,’ says Jonny Westbrooke, The Furniture Makers’ Company ceo.

‘It’s a pleasure to be so heavily involved in such a fantastic event for such a great cause and it was lovely to see so many smiling faces. A big thank you to everyone who helped support the day and the organisers who behind the scenes, make these terrific days happen,’ says Charlie Harrison, Furniture Village commercial director.

Full results of the competition were: Top Team, Furniture Old Boys 268 points; Runner up team, Alderbury Sons of Guns 242 points; Top Flurry, The Furniture Old Boys 59 points; Top Novice Shots, TMJ Interiors; Top Male, Ian Griffin 62 points; Top Female, Susan Knights 40 points; Top Gun Novice, Christopher Shaw 61 points; Lowest Male shot, Stephen Sing- 14 points and Lowest Scoring Team, Biglight 79 points.

The 28th edition of Big Shots will take place on 7 June 2023.

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