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Describe your perfect FT Weekend and it could become a reality. Whether it’s dinner with a literary hero or a group trek through the Himalayas, we’re giving you the chance to experience a whole new world with FT Weekend.

Submit your entry in 100 words or less and gather votes through social media. Our FT judging panel will select their top ten. One winner will be chosen to create their perfect weekend up to the value of £5,000 (or local equivalent).

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Jamie nova drop 1

My perfect FT Weekend would be...

Shooting, falconry, and equestrian (cross country) weekend for 4 at Gleneagles.

As a city dweller, it's only so often one can cadge an invite to a weekend of shooting clays, let alone manage the logistics of trailering a borrowed horse to a cross country (eventing) course with permission to ride on it. Add a falconry clinic (which I would love to try), and the plausibility of packing all these into a single weekend diminishes rapidly. Instead of waiting to cash out of some heretofore as yet to be conceived startup, Gleneagals seems to have it sorted. If only there were a way to get my horsey-shooty friends and I, (whose hospitality I could never otherwise repay), to Scotland...

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