Sale Day Tips & Info


Cowdray Hall  London Road  (A126), West Thurrock, RM20 3JE (sat nav should take you outside the hall!!). Plenty of parking at the rear of the hall. There is also street parking but please ‘keep the neighbours onside!!’

Tables & Wristbands

These are trestle tables 6ft long & 3ft wide. One table is £10 which includes one £5 wristband. We only allow a maximum of 2 x wristbands per table order. The second wristband is free to paid up members but otherwise £5. tip – please wear your wristband to avoid delays when accessing the hall with your birds.Each table is numbered and your number will be given to you at the Defra Registration desk located at the front of hall reception

please endeavour to book your table(s) on line at to ensure a guaranteed place

Defra Registration

When arriving at the hall preferably around 7.45am at the front of hall reception,  you will be given a clipboard and asked to sign a Defra declaration. The clipboard will be retained by you as it will contain the “Birds Sold” form which the BKA will require, completed by purchasers, at the end of the show.

Access to Hall

Those with birds 8.15am after attending the Defra Registration procedures as above. Visitors: access to the hall 9am (closes at 12 noon). There is a £5 entrance fee which contributes towards our legal liability insurance, hall rent, advertising & administration costs.


The kitchen will be open at approx. 8.30am for hot drinks & our delicious bacon rolls!

All are welcome. No membership is necessary except that paid up members (£15) obtain a 50% discount on one table at each show and is entitled to a free wristband when accompanying a seller

Enjoy the camaraderie