Fishface Production's 'The Big One' event has been one of the biggest success stories in recent years, for anglers, retailers and tackle manufacturers alike. Bucking the downward trend of the UK's economy, The Big One has grown year on year. As consumers, we're used to seeing slogans like 'bigger/better than ever', but in this case it's entirely appropriate.
The Big One 2012 is being hosted at FIVE Farnborough - across Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th of March. The massive purpose built venue is totally covered from the elements so you need not worry about the weather on the day. It's also easy to park with free parking for 10,000 vehicles.
Again, this year sees two seminar theatres featuring talks by the UK's top anglers and angling celebrities. These are always highly popular so make sure you find a space ahead of time so not to miss out. Previous years have seen scores of anglers queued up outside the seminars trying to follow the talks. Some of this year's angling personalities attending include; Matt Hayes, Keith Arthur, John Wilson, Mick Brown, Ian Russel, Ian Chillcot and many, many more.
As well as the UK's biggest tackle discounters and mail order companies selling stock at heavily discounted prices, the tackle industry has acknowledged the importance of this now regular event and you can expect to see fishing tackle manufacturers proudly debuting their latest products to attendees - more than any year previous. So whether you're looking to stock up on essentials for the next season whilst saving a few quid, or whether you want to know what the hottest new products will be in 2012, The Big One is the place to be.
As we've found first hand in previous years, there are genuine bargains and savings to be hard - seek and you shall find!
Advance ticket holders are able to access the The Big One show at the following times: Saturday 8.30am and Sunday 9.30am. That's an hour ahead of those that pay on the door. You can buy in advance here: www.fishfacepromotions.co.uk/tickets.html
Postcode for the Sat Nav is GU14 6AZ ('Five' Farnborough)
FishFace Promotions have again held the ticket price at £10 per adult. A two day ticket can be purchased for £15. Concessions are available for under 16s and OAPs, priced £6. Under 12s go free!