Where there is the FFA Logo, this will mean that there will be Ford & Fordson Association Representatives, FFA Marquee & Merchandise at the show
Tractor World - 14th & 15th March 2015 - Malvern Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6NW. UK
Classic tractors including cabbed versions - Turner tractors & machinery display
Barn finds/hedgerow themed displays from the regional clubs
Displays from most of the other well known makes - First major show of the year
UK 2015 tractor championship & awards - Stationary engine & horticultural equipment
Restoration and practical demos - New tractors on display from leading manufacturers
New for 2015, spring steam weekend, full size & miniature engines in steam
Trade stands and specialist tractor spares, tools, book and model dealers.
Dear F.F.A Members
The Chairman and Committee cordially invite you to attend our Annual General Meeting which will take place in the Freisan Hall during the Tractor World Show, Three Counties Show Ground, Malvern, starting at 12 noon on Sunday 15th March.
For more AGM details click here
Heritage Transport Show - Saturday 28th March 2015 from 10.00 am – 4.00 pm.
Kent Showground, Detling, Maidstone, Kent ME14 3JF
On display will be approximately 500 vehicles including motorbikes, cars, tractors, commercials and many more. The highlights of our Show include the following: South East Bus Festival Once again we will be working with the organizers of the M&D100 and M&D and EK60 to host the South East Bus Festival. This part of the event is becoming a firm favourite, featuring a display of approximately 100 buses and bus related trade stands.
Visitors and exhibitors can take advantage of as many free vintage bus rides around the Showground as they like. For more information visit their website www.arrivabus.co.uk/southeastbusfestival or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/southeastbusfestival. A couple of years ago we introduced an autojumble section to the Show and we hope to build on this for 2014. All autojumble stands will be outside; however we have a wide variety of trade space both inside and outside. Once again we will be hosting a number of speakers in the Astor Pavilion. We are still confirming who will be speaking, so keep an eye out on our Facebook page and website for more information. In the Emson Conference Centre, the South East Bus Festival will also be hosting a number of speakers and will have a continuous slideshow showing buses through the years. New display to be hosted in the Maidstone Exhibition Hall.
CLASSIC CAR of the FUTURE Entry Form / VEHICLE & TRACTOR Entry Form
Each exhibit entered will allow two people free entrance into the event. Additional tickets can be purchased pre Show for £5.00 per person, (under 14’s free) on your application form or from www.kenteventcentre.co.uk or Contact Ellie Nicholl on 01622 633054 (January to March only). Prices on the gate for visitors will be £8.00 per person, under 14’s free.
Flying the flag for the 28th National Vintage Road Run 2015 - 5th April 2015
There’s still time for you to enter the 2015 National Vintage Road Run,
so why not download your entry form now.
Great progress is being made in preparation for the 28th National Vintage tractor road run on April 5, 2015 which is being hosted by Canonbie Vintage Club, Scotland and is based at Gretna Green, Dumfries and Galloway.
Postal address for all entries is NVTRR 2015, c/o Mrs E Turnbull, Rosebank Lodge, Lockerbie DG11 2PL.
For further information about the event contact Peter Hannah on 01387 371412, mob 07734392273
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
View their website to download your entry form now( click blue link above)
Festival of Steam & Transport - 5th to 6th April 2015 - The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TE,
It is 'Full Steam Ahead' to The Historic Dockyard,on Sunday 5th and Monday 6th April 2015.
Alongside our Steam displays, Locomotives and Classic Cars throughout the ages, you will see; Street Entertainment, Circus/Walkabout Acts, Live Music, ‘Call The Midwife’ Film Location Tours, Animals, Farmers Market, Steampunk Village and Modelling Zone.
The HIGHLIGHT of the weekend is a Traditional Steam Fair INCLUDED in your entry price. Pay once and ride again and again!!! With this and so much more, you are guaranteed a great day out for all and a wonderful start to your Easter Holiday!
Eastern Counties Tractor and Heritage Spectacular - 11th& 12th April - Norfolk Showground Dereham Road, Costessey,Norwich, NR5 0TT
The theme this year will be tractors with engine conversions. The tractor pullers will be in attendance again and new to the show will be lawn mower racing.
The FFA shed will be there providing merchandise, membership renewal, teas and a friendly welcome to all members existing and new.
To help plan the display please ring Keith Broomhall, on 01379 677866 or 07831 130005 and let him know what you are bringing.
Merton Vintage Show - 2nd to 4th May 2015 - Faversham Showground (near Farming World)
Access just off the M2/A2 - A229 Thanet Way. Staple Street, Faversham (Near Canterbury)
Merton Vintage Show, the BIGGEST Vintage Show in Kent, a spectacular three day annual event held on the Mayday Bank Holiday Weekend
HCVS 54th London to Brighton Run 2015 – Sunday 3rd May 2015
The Special Class for 2015 will be celebrating 100 Years of Southdown and will feature a selection of Southdown vehicles, so members with Southdown vehicles are especially invited and will not have to pay the entry fee. We are also pleased to announce that all members with pre-1940 vehicles will also have free entry.
All Day Parking for Madeira Drive pre book £5.00 £10.00 on the day, just five minutes walk
Phone 07946 347864or email MWParking@aol.com
Vehicl Entry to London to Brighton 2015 is now closed and full - Brighton Run Organisation Team
North Somerset Show - 4th May 2015 - North Somerset Showground, Bathing Pond Fields, Wraxall, Nr Bristol, Somerset BS48 1NG
The 155th North Somerset Agricultural Show promises to be another action packed Bank Holiday Monday, showcasing the best of the region’s livestock, arts and crafts, food, drink and rural activities.
Nottinghamshire County Show - 9th to 10th May 2015 - County Showground, Lincoln Rd,
Newark-on-Trent, Winthorpe, Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire NG24 2NY
A grandstand plus 26 rings and display areas means there is plenty to enjoy at The Newark & Nottinghamshire Show. Book your tickets in advance and save £2 on each adult admission for a great day out.
2nd Stebbing Vintage & Classics Tractor Road Run - Sunday 10th May 2015
The Grain Store, Dunmow Farm (B1057), Bardfield Road, Stebbing, Dunmow, Essex, CM6 3BJ
Entry Form / Email: Contact Conrad Hopkins for more details
Anglsey Festival of Transport & Machinery Show - 16th to 17th May 2015 - Anglesey Agricultural Showgound, LL654RW
The Anglesey Vintage Equipment Society is run by volunteers and is an entirely self-funded charity. Established in the mid 1970s, the aims of the Society are to promote the preservation of old machinery and artefacts and, where possible, keep them in their native area. The Society own a 1953 Leyland Tiger Cub, the last bus built at Beaumaris by Saunders Roe (SARO) , an 1889 Aveling & Porter R10 Roller that spent its life building and maintaining the island's roads, a Threshing Box that worked in Caernarfonshire and a recently acquired 1948 Jones Bailer.
Essex Young Farmers Show - 17th May 2015 - Boyton Hall, Roxwell A1060, CM1 4LN Established for over 30 years, The Essex Young Farmers Country Show is one of the premier agricultural shows in the county, with average attendances in excess of 13,000.
Devon County Show - 21st to 23rd May 2015 - Devon County Showground, Westpoint,
Clyst St Mary, Exeter, Devon EX5 1DJ
The Devon County Show celebrates its 25th birthday in 2014. It’s a fabulous celebration of the great British countryside and a terrific day out, too. There’s magnificent livestock, wonderful food and drink, inspiring flower and garden displays, marvellous crafts, a huge country life area, trade stands offering a wealth of goods, and lots of traditional entertainment in six arenas.
The Association of Dunkirk Little Ships 75th Anniversary Return to Dunkirk
21st to 25th May 2015
The Association has received an official invitation from the Mayor of Dunkirk to return to Dunkirk in May 2015 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Operation Dynamo. It is expected that over 50 Little Ships escorted by the RNLI and the Royal Navy will take part in the Return.
The Association of Dunkirk Little Ships has organised a Commemorative Return every five years since 1970. Despite the average age of the Little Ships now being close to 80 years it is anticipated that this Return may be the biggest yet. The task of taking this many elderly, traditional vessels across one of the world busiest shipping lanes is by no means insignificant. In fact the event is quite unique. With the exception of a small number of vessels that are operated by 'Trusts', all Little Ships are privately owned and receive no financial or other assistance from any public body or NGO.
Shropshire County Agricultural Show - 23rd May 2015 - The Agricultural Showground, Berwick Road, Shrewsbury, SY1 2PF
Shropshire County Agricultural Show is a great day of education, entertainment and enjoyment for all the family. Show features include cattle, sheep, heavy horses, poultry and a Kids Zone.
Heathfield Show - 23rd May 2015 - Little Tottingworth Farm, Broad Oak, Heathfield, East Sussex. TN21 8UE
Organised by the Heathfield and District Agricultural Show Society, The Heathfield Show is the premier one day agricultural show in the south east featuring everything from showing classes and an agricultural education area to vintage tractors & monster trucks.
Herts County Show - 23rd to 24th May 2015 - Hertfordshire County Showground, Dunstable Road, Redbourn, Hertfordshire AL3 7PT
The Herts County Show is widely acknowledged as the largest and Best Value for Money Community Event in the County.
Cuckoo Spring Fayre - 23rd to 25th May 2015 - Laughton Showground ( B2124 nr. Lewes ), East Sussex, BN8 6BN
So what are we celebrating?
There will be displays of models, crafts and memorabilia, stationary engines and farm machinery. Steamrollers and traction engines will be puffing around the showground.
AND THERE’S MORE! LOTS MORE! Turbo charged dragster tractors will be roaring up the drag strip seeing who can pull ‘The Undertaker’ the furthest. There will be a giant funfair, a model boating lake and a Native American village. Browse round the hundreds of trade and autojumble stalls and hunt out a bargain, or relax in the giant refreshment hall serving good food with a pint of real ale drawn straight from the barrel.
In short over 1,000 exhibitors will be showing off the things that made Britain great in our BIGGEST EVER SHOW.
Surrey County Show - 25th May 2015 - Stoke Park, Nightingale Road, Guildford. GU1 1TU
The Surrey County Show 2014 features hundreds of top quality animals from giant beef bulls to meer cats. Held annually on the late May Bank Holiday Monday, it brings the best of the countryside right to the heart of the town. The Surrey County Show schedule is a fantastic day out for the whole family, combining entertainment and fun with the opportunity to see first hand the many aspects of country life and farming. Highlights include a Back to Grass Roots Farming Display & Big Pete the Monster Truck.
Northumberland County Show - 25th May 2015 - Bywell near Stocksfield NE43 7AB
Building on its 2013 success at the new Bywell showground, the Northumberland County Show 2014 will be even bigger with even more animal classes, exhibitors, traders and attractions creating an exciting day out for all in the heart of the beautiful Northumbrian countryside.
Staffordshire County Show - 27th May to 28th May 2015 - Staffordshire County Showground, Weston Road, Stafford, ST18 0BD
The 2014 Staffordshire County Show will be a truly great day out for all the family to enjoy some superb local produce, exquisite crafts and a whole host of family activities, displays and performances.
The Royal Bath & West Show - 27th to 30th May 2015 - The Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN
The Royal Bath & West Show offers the chance to see the country's finest livestock including cattle, pigs, goats, sheep and alpacas.
Royal Cornwall Show - 4th to 6th June 2015 - The Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7JE
Now in its 221st year, The Royal Cornwall Show is the county’s biggest annual event and is packed with exhibits and activities. There's entertainment, competitions, shopping and all that’s best in local food and farming. And this year a new exhibition hall is being built on the Royal Cornwall showground.
Cumberland Show - 6th June 2015 - Carlisle Racecourse, Durdar Road, Carlisle, CA2 4TS
The Cumberland Show is a great value day out for all the family with attractions including thousands of animals, a Shetland Pony Grand National, Titan the Robot, and fanatstic local food & drink.
Aldham Rally - North-East Essex Tractor & Engine Club's Rally at Aldham on 6th & 7th June.
Aldham Old Time Rally is held at Chalkney Meadows, White Colne, 8 miles west of Colchester in Essex on the A1124 (formerly A604).
Three Counties Show - 12th to 14th June 2015 - The Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire WR13 6NW
The Three Counties Show - The Region’s Premier Agricultural Show offering excellent entertainment for all the family and showcasing the best of British food, farming and rural life.
Honley Show - 13th June 2015 - Moor Lane, Farnley Tyas, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire,
The Honley Agricultural Show is both is a great agricultural day out for all the family. With 1000s of exhibitors across 100s of classes, including horses, cattle, pigs, goat, sheep, dogs, poultry, tractors, horticultural, craft and much more.
The North Yorkshire County Show - 21st June 2015 - Otterington Hall, between Northallerton and Thirsk
The North Yorkshire Show 2014 will include exciting displays and demonstrations, a whole range of of Main Ring Attractions, Bungee Trampolines, Traction Engines, Classic Cars & Motorcycles, Cattle, Sheep and Poultry, Rabbits and Ferrets, Children's Inflatable’s, Country Pursuits, Carriage Driving, Horticulture and Produce, Arts, Crafts, Photography, and the Yorkshire Country Women's Association & Children's Classes.
Journey Through the Ages Vintage Rally & Country Fair - 21st & 22nd June 2015 - Palgrave near Diss, Suffolk IP22 1BA
The Ford & Fordson Association has been invited to 'Journey Through the Ages Vintage Rally & Country Fair'
This is quite a new rally, we shall be taking the Club Marquee and it is planned to group all the Ford & Fordson tractors together which always works well. Hope to see Our members "Old & New" there.
Cheshire County Show - 23rd to 24th June 2015 - Clay House Farm, Flittogate Lane, Tabley, Knutsford, Cheshire. WA16 0HJ
The Cheshire County Show 2014 in Tabley will once again bring together the amazing diversity of farming and rural life in Cheshire. From live demonstrations of milking cows and feeding calves to ice-cream making and butchery demonstrations, right through to the environmental matters that are considered in food production. The Agricultural Centre is also a must see.
Royal Norfolk Show - 25th to 26th June 2014 - Norfolk Showground, Dereham Road, Norwich, NR5 0TT
The Royal Norfolk Show is the country’s largest two-day agricultural show and a true celebration of the county’s agricultural industries. Highlights include livestock and equine competitions & displays, as well as top-class show jumping. It's a great family day out offering entertainment from spectacular Grand Ring displays, to a live music stage, celebrity guests and several hundred trade stands for shoppers. There's something for everyone and you can be sure of a great day out.
Derbyshire County Show - 28nd June 2015 - Elvaston, near Derby, DE72 3EP
The Derbyshire County Show offers entertainment for all the family with Main Ring attractions together with a variety of livestock shows, horse shows, vintage cars & tractors, dog shows, horticultural/floral art tent, craft village, trade stands and much more.
Blaston Show - June 28th 2015 - Blaston Showground, Hallaton Road, Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 7UD
Blaston & District Agricultural Society was founded in 1957 and the Blaston show that originally started as a small gymkhana competition now features show classes of horses and ponies, sheep, goats, cattle and dogs.
Winterton Show - 4th & 5th July 2014 - Winterton Showground, Holmes Lane, Winterton, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire DN15 9UG
The Winterton Show features many agricultural and countryside pursuits including show horses, cattle & sheep. Plus there are motorbike stunt shows, a 10 mile road race, & a Wheel of Death!
As in previous years the venue will be the magnificent grounds of Long Melford Hall in Suffolk by kind permission of Sir Richard and Lady Hyde-Parker. This long established rally attracts visitors and exhibitors from all over East Anglia as well as quite a number travelling from all around the UK.
All types of vintage machines and other exhibits are to be found from the mighty steam engines to collections of antique "anythings" . The Society is proud to be associated with, and to support, Macmillan Nurses and will be donating a considerable sum to this most deserving charity.
An auction will be held on Saturday afternoon and this is your chance to sell your surplus equipment, parts, literature or just about anything or, you could seek out the bargain of a lifetime.
Organised by the Farm Machinery Preservation Society.
The Cotswold Show - 4th to 5th July 2015 - Cirencester Park, Cirencester, Gloucestershire,
Having celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2013, the Cotswold Show 2014 offers another chance to experience a fun packed family day out including a whole range of country activities from falconry to ferret racing, chainsaw carving to the Cotswold Sheep Show. Big Pete Monster Trucks will also be headlining at the show this year.
Kent County Show - 10th to 12th July 2015 - Kent Showground, Detling, Maidstone, Kent
The Kent County Show is the region's showcase event for farming, countryside and rural life. The three day show brings together the very best of Kent with animals and food, fun and excitement giving a true feel of what ’The Garden of England’ has to offer.
Tendring Show - 11th July 2015 - Lawford House Park, Bromley Road, Lawford, Nr Manningtree, Essex. CO11 2ND
The Tendring Hundred Show is a family show that brings together rural and urban communities in the Essex region. While still maintaining its agricultural roots through large displays of farm machinery and a focus on rural pastimes, the Show offers challenging and informative displays, an open air shopping experience with over 200 tradestands, as well as a wide range of exhibitions and much more. The Show is always a fun family day out - full of interest, entertainment, education, and local country colour!
Ashby Show -12th July 2015 - Cattows Farm, Heather, Leics, LE67 2TD
Ashby show 2014 will be the 100th Ashby Show and this year will feature Horse of the Year Show Cuddy Working Hunter Qualifier.
Great Yorkshire Show - 14th to 16th July 2015 - Great Yorkshire Showground, Wetherby Road Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 8NZ
The Great Yorkshire Show 2014 is the North's leading agricultural event and takes place on the 250-acre Great Yorkshire Showground on the edge of the spa town of Harrogate. Attractions include show animals, country demonstrations, have-a-go activities and the Great Yorkshire Cheese & Dairy Show. Plus there's fashion, rural crafts and shopping.
Camborne Show - 18th July 2015 - Gwealavellan Farm, Nr Coombe, Camborne, Cornwall TR27 5EF
Camborne Show attractions include Show Jumping and a Heavy Horse Show, Horseplay Display Ring, Fun Pet Dog Show, Fun Dog Agility, Goats, Cage Birds, Cattle, Poultry, Domestic and Horticultural competitions and displays.
Driffield Show - 22nd July 2015- Driffield Showground, Kelleythorpe, Driffield, East Yorkshire, YO25 9DN
The Driffield Show 2014 features excellent shows of Cattle, Sheep, Goats and Pigs. There are also Heavy Horse classes, Show Jumping and pony classes, plus the crowd favourite Dog Show.
The Mid Devon Show - 25th July 2015 - Hartnoll Farm, Post Hill, Tiverton EX16 4NG
The best one day Agricultural Show in the West, the 21st Mid Devon Show will feature non-stop activity from 9.00am until 5.30pm.
Totnes Show - 26th July 2015 - Great Court Farm, Berry Pomeroy, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6LE
Totnes Show offers a variety of attractions & entertainment for all ages from exciting demonstrations, displays and parades in the Main Ring to the Acoustic Music Stage and a Cross Country Bike Race. Sheep, cattle and horses compete for showing honours and show jumping is as popular as ever. A Home & Handicrafts marquee, Craft Tent, Food Hall and a large selection of Trade Stands further add to this great family day out.
Cambridgeshire Steam Rally & Country Fair - Sat 25th - Sun 26th Jul 2015 - Quy Park, Stow Road, Stow-cum-Quy, Cambridgeshire, CB25 9AF
Special feature for 2015 show 1 Pre 1930 tractors
CRS EXHIBITORS FORM
Borrowby Show - 29th July 2015 - Hillside Rural Activities Park, Oaktree Bank South, Knayton Thirsk YO7 4AX
The Borrowby Show highlights include field classes covering most farm animals, tent classes & exhibits for cattle, sheep, farm produce, vegetables, flowers, cookery, wine, arts & crafts and children's competitions. There are show jumping events, a gymkhana and a fancy dress parade.
The New Forest & Hampshire County Show - 28th July to 30th July 2015 -
The Showground, New Park, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England SO42 7QH
The New Forest & Hampshire County Show represents entertainment at its' very best, a vast array of sights and sounds to suit all tastes and ages. Highlights include Countryside Traditions and Demonstrations, Show Ring Displays, Show Gardens & Local Produce.
Announcing our EXPO XI for 2015
To be held on 31st July to 2nd August
at South Cerney Airfield . IP22 1BA
This years Club gathering will be at the Gloucestershire Steam and Vintage Extravaganza held on South Cerney Airfield by kind invitation of 'The Stroud Vintage Transport and Engine Club'. This is a first class event on a very good site with excellent road access and should not to be missed.
We have been offered a dedicated parade of Ford and Fordson tractors and I'm pleased to say that all the 'Blue' tractors will be grouped together which makes for a much better show. Full details and entry forms are available on the Club website or from our stand at Tractor World or by phone 01666 504150. Judging will as usual be by exhibitors and guests and all 'Blue' tractors on display are eligible. Do come and join us all, you will be made very welcome. The only condition for entry is that you must bring a Ford and Fordson tractor to take part in a memorable show.
Looking forward to seeing you All there for this years FFA Expo XI
For more details contact Pat Pawsey on: 07974-952739 or Email: Pat Pawsey
Emley Agricultural Show - 1st August 2015 - Factory Farm, Factory Lane, Emley, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD8 9TE
Emley Show is one of the best attended and respected agricultural days out in Yorkshire - and a great day out for all the family. With 1000s of exhibitors across 100s of classes, including livestock, horse, horticultural and craft.
Garstang Show - 1st August 2015 - The Garstang Showfield, Off Green Lane East, Garstang, Preston, PR3 1JS
The 199th Garstang Show will include cattle, sheep & light horse sections plus entertainment for all the family.
Cockermouth Show - 2nd August 2014 - Fitz Park, Low Road, Cockermouth
Working sheep dog & sheep clipping demonstrations, Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling, a rodeo bull, machinery to buy or view, crafts, foxhounds and terriers too.
Ramsey Steam and Vintage Show - 1st & 2nd August - The Camp, Wood Lane, Ramsey, Huntington, Cambs, PE26 2XB
VEHICLE ENTRY FORM
The Bakewell Show - 6th & 7th August 2014 - The Showground, Bakewell, Derbyshire,
The Bakewell Show is one of the oldest agricultural shows in the UK with nearly 200 years of history and features a diversity of entertainment for the whole family. At this 184th Bakewell Show, all accompanied kids will again have free entrance.
Chertsey Show - 8th to 9th August 2015 - Show Ground, Mead Lane, Chertsey, Surrey, KT16 8LN
The Chertsey Show features classes in cattle, sheep, pigs and goats plus a pet show, a Companion Dog Show, Dog Agility, Craft, Food & horticultural marquees. All that plus Horse Shows, Heavy horses, craft classes, Scarecrow competition and trade stands.
The Ripley Agricultural Show - 9th August 2015 - Ripley Castle Park, Harrogate, N Yorks HG3 3EA
The Ripley Agricultural Show features horse showing & jumping, a sheep show, falconry, terrier racing, vintage machinery, horticultural displays, handicrafts and much much more.
Ashover Show - 12th August 2015 - The Rectory Fields, Milken Lane, Ashover, Derbyshire,
Ashover Show can trace its origins back to 1924 and is a traditional country show with something for every member of your family. Highlights include: livestock classes, light horse classes, horticulture classes, dog shows, craft tent, vintage tractors & cars.
Mid-Somerset Show - 16th August 2015 - Cannard's Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5RT
Now in its 162nd year, the Mid Somerset Show is the largest FREE agricultural show in the South West of England. The Wurzels are headlining this year's show.
Denbigh and Flint Show - 20th August 2015 - The Green, Denbigh, LL16 4UB
The Denbigh and Flint Show features a range of livestock shows including Cattle, Sheep, Goats, Horses & BSJA Show Jumping. Other attractions include the Food Festival with cookery demonstrations from Michelin star Chef Bryan Webb and a wonderful array of locally produced foods to tempt your palate. Plus there are hundreds of Tradestands, Vintage machines and Classic Cars.
Chipping Show - 22nd August 2015 - Chipping Showground, Longridge Road, Preston,
Lancashire PR3 2QF
Chipping Show offers the perfect day out for the whole family, celebrating all aspects of farming and rural life. There are classes for sheep, cattle, light horses, ponies, shire horses, poultry, pigeons & eggs sections. You can also enter classes for cheeses, handicrafts, cakes and preserves. Plus there are over 50 trade stands, a speciality food producers marquee, vintage vehicles and main arena attractions throughout the day.
Biddenden Tractorfest and Country Show - 22nd & 23rd August 2015 - Beech Lane Field, Sissinghurst Road, Biddenden TN27 8EX.
Plenty of free parking on site, or take a pleasant stroll across beautiful fields via the well marked footpaths
The Melplash Show - 27th August 2015 - West Bay Showground, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 4EG
The Melplash Show 2014 is a one day agricultural show held in West Bay, Dorset. Loads to see and do for all of the family. Meet sheep, cattle, pigs, goats, heavy horses, donkeys and more as they compete for prizes. Over 350 trade stands and main ring attractions. Plenty of classes for children to enter and get involved with our Handicraft and Horticulture sections - schedules available on our website from May. Children’s funfair, lots of local food and so much more.
Bucks County Show - 28th August 2014 - Weedon Park, Nr Aylesbury, HP22 4NN
The Bucks County Show highlights this year will include RAF Halton Pipes and Drums, Horse & Livestock Showing Classes, Vintage Tractors, The Sheep Show, Food Hall, Shopping Marquee, and the Home & Garden Marquee.
Wensleydale Show - 29th August 2015 - Leyburn Showground, North Yorkshire, DL8 5JG
The Wensleydale show celebrates its 100th Show with record entries in the Hunter Classes and the Sheep Section. Plus amazing displays from Bolddog Lings, The Mighty Megaminis Display Team
Rudgwick Country Show 2015 - 29th to 31st August 2015 - Held on Surrey / W.Sussex border between Guildford & Horsham (off A281 ), RH12 3DF. Follow AA signs.
THE COUNTRY SHOW WITH A BIG DIFFERENCE...
Edenbridge & Oxted Agricultural Show - 30th - 31st August 2015 - Ardenrun Showground, Tandridge Lane, Lingfield, Surrey RH7 6LL
Running since 1837, The Edenbridge & Oxted show is a traditional 2 day Agricultural show in Surrey in the south east of England. With a large number of entries in both the livestock and horse sections plus horticulture, dog shows & trade stands, it's a great day out with something for all the family.
The Aylsham Show - 31st August 2015 - Blickling Estate, Blickling, Norwich, Norfolk NR11 6NF The largest one-day agricultural show in East Anglia, The Aylsham Show is set in the National Trust Estate of Blickling Park, with fine views towards the lake and Hall. Show highlights include livestock classes for cattle, sheep, horses, goats and poultry. There is also show jumping, an exciting main ring programme, side display rings, cookery demonstrations, food and farming marquees, rural craft area, flower and art marquees vintage tractors & machinery, classic cars, military vehicles, trade stands, petticoat lane area, fun fair, archery and much much more.
The Great Dorset Steam Fair - Wednesday 2nd to Sunday 6th September - Tarant Hinton, Blanford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8HX
Following last year's success the Club is mounting another showcase, as was announced in the last issue. We plan to cover the whole Ford and Fordson range at least from the Fordson F of 1917 right up to Ford's final models.
For more details contact Pat Pawsey on:07974-952739 or Email: Pat Pawsey
Moreton-in-Marsh Show - 5th September 2015 -Batsford Road, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, GL56 0AB
Visit the 2014 Moreton-in-Marsh Show to enjoy a true Cotswold countryside event like no other. It's a traditional one day Agricultural and Horse Show which is held on the first Saturday in September each year. It is one of the largest one-day agricultural shows in the UK and attracts over 20,000 visitors each year.
Westmorland County Show - 10th September 2015 - Westmorland County Agricultural Society, Lane Farm, Crooklands, Milnthorpe, Cumbria. LA7 7NH
The Westmorland County Show is one of the largest one day Shows in the UK and also one of the oldest with the Westmorland Society being founded in 1799. Held on the second Thursday in September each year, the Show attracts over 30,000 people and features a major Livestock Show including cattle, sheep, goats, horses, pigs, heavy horses, alpacas, dogs and poultry. There are also marquees for The Women's Institute, Learning or Life, Crafts from Cumbria, local produce Food Hall, Rural Crafts and over 350 trade stands.
The Romsey Show - 12th September 2015 - The Romsey Agricultural and Horse Show Society, 4 The Old Carthouses, Broadlands, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 9LQ
The Romsey Show 2014 is a true agricultural show and great day out with something for all the family. The show is one of the oldest in England, held annually since 1842, and showcases the best of British farming as cattle, goats and sheep from across the region compete for glory in the livestock classes. Hundreds of horses are entered in a huge number of equine events that range from show jumping and heavy horses to side saddle and best donkey.We are pleased to welcome Charlie Dimmock who will reminisce on her time as a ‘Calendar Girl’.
Bowes Show - 12th September 2015 - Home Farm, Gilmonby Nr. Bowes DL12 9LX
Set in a picturesque rural area, The Bowes Show boasts one of the largest horse entries in the north shown over 8 arenas. Other highlights include a Horticultural & Industrial marquee, dog shows, Punch & Judy, a Craft and Wool marquee, cattle, sheep, & more.
Laughton Country Show - 12th to 13th September 2015 - Laughton Showground ( B2124 nr. Lewes ), East Sussex, BN8 6BN
There's something for everyone at this years Laughton Country Show. From soaking in the nostalgia of a bygone age,enjoying the simple pleasure of browsing the dozens of trade,craft and antique stalls to relaxing in the atmosphere of the Crown pub. To ensure everyone has a wonderful day there’s also the thrill of activities such as off-roading, tank rides and of course the funfair.
Don’t miss the many impressive demonstrations of old rural occupations and crafts skills. Wonder at all the fascinating displays and exhibits.
All this and much much more at the 2015 Laughton Country Show
The Royal County of Berkshire Show - September 19th to 20th 2015 -Newbury Showground, Priors Court, Hermitage, Thatcham, Berks, RG18 9QZ
For over 100 years, The Royal County of Berkshire Show has been celebrating English country life.
As well as showing classes, there is National show jumping in the main arena, the Livestock Grand Parade and the breathtaking Hot Air Balloon flight at the end of each day. All this plus food & cookery, arts & crafts, horse driving & pig showing, gardening, shops and more.
Countryside Live - 17th to 18th October 2015 - Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, HG2 8NZ
Geat Countryside Day Out.
The Balmoral Show - 13th to 15th May 2015 - Balmoral Park, Maze Long Kesh, Lisburn, Northern Ireland, BT27 5RF
The Balmoral Show is Ireland’s largest Agricultural and Food Show. The 146th show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats at the new showgrounds, Balmoral Park.
Fermanagh County Show - 4th to 5th August 2015 - The Agricultural Centre, Tempo Road, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, BT74 4RL
The Fermanagh County Show hosts a wide range of Livestock, Home Industry, Pet and Schools Classes.
Ayr Country Show - 9th May 2015 - Ayr Racecourse, Whitletts Road, Ayr, South Ayrshire, Scotland KA8 0JE
The Ayr County Show is a fun-filled day out with animals, entertainment, education, trade stands, food & crafts, vintage tractors, tug o'war, and so much more!... Adult:£12, Concessions:£8, Children (aged 14 and under): Free.
Royal Highland Show - 18th to 21st June 2015 - Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh, Scotland EH28 8NB
The Royal Highland Show is Scotland's annual showcase of all that’s best in Scottish farming, food and countryside.
Perth Show - 2nd to 3rd August 2015 - South Inch, Edinburgh Road, Perth, PH2 8AR
The Perth Show is a two day agricultural show with craft fairs, trade stands, livestock judging and much more. A great day out with family tickets at only £25.
Turriff Show - 2nd to 3rd August 2015 - The Haughs, Queen's Road, Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 4EF
The Turriff Show is the largest two-day show in Scotland. The Show is now regarded as the main shop window for all things food & agriculture in the north east of Scotland
Royal Welsh Show - 20th to 23rd July 2015 - Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys, LD2 3SY
Last year's Royal Welsh Show achieved a record 241,781 visitors and the 2014 show promises to be better than ever with attractions including livestock shows, vintage machinery, regimental bands, a motorcycle display team, and much more.
Brecon County Show - 1st August 2015 - Brecon County Showground, The Watton Fields, The Watton, Brecon, LD3, Powys, Wales
As the oldest agricultural show in the UK, the Brecon County Show is centred around the Cattle, Sheep, Horse & Pony classes which attract exhibitors from all over the Country. There are also over 200 trade exhibitors bringing you the best in British Farm Produce, the latest tractors & farm machinery and cars to anything for the garden. From clothing and jewellery to hand made cards, there is something for everyone. Combine this with vintage and modern machinery, Dog Show, rides and stalls for children, a beer tent and much more you will be sure to have a great family day out.
Usk Show - 12th September 2015 - Usk Showground, Monmouthshire, NP15 1DJ
Usk Show is one of the largest one-day Agricultural Shows in Wales. The Show is a great day out for the family combining many aspects ofcountry life and farming including a livestock section showcasing Monmouthshires finest cattle, sheep, pigs and goats. There's also a large Horse and Showjumping section as well as small animals, Vintage and Steam, Homecrafts and Horticulture.
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