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This year,The CLA Game Fair, the world’s biggest countryside event, is teaming up with Muddy Matches, the online community for country-minded people, to host a number of exciting new social events in the form of a countryside dating show, a singles-themed drinks party and straw bale speed dating.

On Saturday 28th July, the so-called Muddy AfFair will take place in the Game Fair Theatre (sponsored by Strutt & Parker) to include a countryside dating show and a singles-themed drinks party. Starting at 5pm and lasting an hour, the show will be a fun and rather tongue-in-cheek affair with a number of country-minded, or ‘muddy’, contestants vying for the attention of a male and a female picker. At the end, the pickers will each choose a lucky contestant to accompany them on a double date, and the four of them will then be whisked off to a nearby hotel for dinner.

You can see our gorgeous pickers by going to (goes live 6th June), where the search is now on for fun-loving, muddy guys and girls who think they might be a suitable date for either picker and would like to take part in this light-hearted show. It is very easy to enter from that page and guaranteed to be a lot of fun so, if you are single and want to meet other country-minded people, what have you got to lose?

The drinks party, which will follow shortly after the show and go on until 7.30pm, is for all the contestants, the audience and for anyone who wants to come along after the show and meet other country-minded people. The party will have a fun and unique singles twist to make it easier for singles to spot and approach other single people. However, everyone is welcome (single or not) to both the show and the drinks party and A Muddy AfFair promises to be a really fun end to the day for any individuals or groups of friends attending The CLA Game Fair on Saturday.

For anyone that fancies something a little smaller and more intimate, Muddy Matches will also be hosting Straw Bale Speed Dating sessions at their stand on all three days (27th, 28th and 29th July). The sessions, which are sponsored by Sloe Motion, last approximately an hour and include a free drink and one month’s subscription to Muddy Matches, are the perfect way to meet and chat to other single country-minded people in a fun and informal atmosphere. For more information and bookings, go to (goes live 6th June).

Lucy Reeves, Director of Muddy Matches Ltd, said:

“We are delighted to be getting involved with such a prestigious event and look forward to playing a part in organising these additional social features. Both A Muddy AfFair and the Straw Bale Speed Dating sessions will be a lot of fun and a great way to meet other country-minded people.”

Tickets and Information

A Muddy AfFair

• Tickets for the show and drinks party cost £15
• Tickets for just the drinks party can be bought on the door for £10
• Single country-minded people with a sense of humour may apply to take part in the dating show (closing date 16th July)
• For more information, bookings and to apply to take part in the dating show, go to (goes live 6th June)

Straw Bale Speed Dating

• Tickets cost £10 and include a free drink and a month’s subscription to Muddy Matches
• Sessions are divided into age ranges of 18-25, 26-36 and 37-50 years old
• For more information and bookings, go to (goes live 6th June)


Note to Editors:

- See for more information on the world’s greatest countryside event.

- is an online community that enables country-minded, or ‘muddy’, people of all ages, from all over the UK and Ireland and from all walks of life to meet each other, be it for shared interests, friendship or dating.

- Sloe Motion – - is a Yorkshire based, independent company, which specialises in produce made from sloe berries grown on their farm. Their range comprises Sloe Gin, Sloe Gin Truffles, Sloe Cheese, Sloe Chutney and Sloe Coulis.

For More Information:

- Contact Lucy Reeves at or on 07901 865283.

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