SHOW CALENDAR 2016        

                                 

                                                   

Where there is the FFA Logo, this will mean that there will be Ford & Fordson Association Representatives,

FFA Marquee & Merchandise at the show



Llandudno Transport Festival & Victorian Extravaganza - Sat 30th Apr - Mon 2nd May

Bodafon Fields, Llandudno, Conwy, LL30 1BW

The Transport Festival is the largest in Wales and one of the U.K.'s best-loved events. It is held in

conjuction with the Victorian Extravaganza. Costume, vintage fairground and a host of attractions

combine in a unique annual celebration of transport and entertainment heritage within the town.

The two events are linked by a free shuttle-bus service.




17th Annual Abingdon Air & Country Show - Sun 1st May 2016 - Abingdon Airfield,

Abingdon, OX13 6JG

All round value for money family day out....flying and static aircraft, historic vehicles, craft marquee,

trade stalls, arena demos,children's amusements, live music, on-site catering and bar. Held in support

of local Thames Valley Air Ambulance Trust.



NVTEC - East Anglia 40th Stradsett Park Vintage Rally 1st & 2nd May 2016 - Stradsett Park, Stradsett, Kings Lynn Norfolk, PE33 9HA

For 2016 the theme will be grass cutting, hay making and 100 year old tractors.



Stotfold Mill Steam Fair & Country Show - Sat 7th - Sun 8th May 2016 - Stotfold Watermill

& Nature Reserve

Mill Meadows, Mill Lane, Stotfold, Hitchin, SG5 4NU

A fun day out for the whole family - traction engines, arena attractions, vintage fair rides, craft and gift marquee, outside traders, beer tent, food, live music and much more.



Motorbikes Through The Ages incl. Vintage Tractor Run - Sun 8th May 2016 - Prickwillow Drainage Engine Museum, Main Street, Prickwillow, Ely, CB7 4UN



Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre - Houghton Bridge, Nr Arundel, BN18 9LT

Sunday 1st May 2016 - Motorcycle Show

Beautifully maintained motorcycles will cruise their way into the Museum to showcase their history and

style. A real treat for all bike fans.

Monday 2nd - Bank Holiday - Museum Working Day with Hawking About

See the Museum come alive with a working woodyard and many crafts to discover and watch in action,

as well as a visit from Hawking About.



Marches Transport Festival - Sat 14th & Sun 15th May 2016 -  Castle Sq, Ludlow,

Shropshire SY8 1AY

The 32nd Marches Transport Festival will take place over the weekend 14th & 15th May 2016 alongside

the 8th Ludlow Spring Festival - both events being held in the beautiful surrounds of Ludlow Castle. 


The Transport Festival boasts over 180 stunning pre 1985 vehicles displayed in the Outer Bailey of

the grounds of the castle. For the past 5 years we have had displays on both the Saturday and the

Sunday due to the overwhelming demand from car owners to be part of this event.



Anglesey Vintage Rally 2016 - 14th & 15th May 2016 - Anglesey Agricultural Showground

LL65 4RW

Anglesey Vintage Equipment Society's 37th Show, is now believed to be one of the largest of its type

in North Wales, and focused on providing fun for the whole family!.....Why not relax soak up the

atmosphere and enjoy our evening entertainement?

Camp on site for the whole weekend!



Boerderijmuseum Duurswold - Dutch Ford and Fordson Day  - 21st May 2016 

Hoofdweg 271 9621AK  Slchteren. The Netherlands.

We want to show all type of Ford and Fordsons and the conversions. The organization is organised


by the Dutch Ford and Fordson club : the OTMV : Several Ford and Fordson collectors an myself FFA representative.

We hope to see a large crowd on the day.

Email : Gerard Schoenmakers - More information at - Boerderijmuseum Duurswold Facebook Page



Laughton Spring Fair - 28th - 30th May 2016 - Laughton Showground ( B2124 nr. Lewes ),

East Sussex, BN8 6BN

         There's something for everyone at this years Laughton Spring 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 Spring Show



Carrington Rally, Steam & Heritage Show - Sun 29th - Mon 30th May 2016 - Carrington, Boston, PE22 7DZ

Steam & Heritage Show; displaying Steam Engines, Vintage & Classic Cars, Motorcycles, Commercial

vehicles and organs; also Tractors, featuring 100 years of the International Harvester Company.

A large working field giving demonstrations.

A large range of Trade Stands, Craft tent, fairground, food and entertainment throughout the day & night.



Royal Bath & West Show - Wed 1st - Sat 4th Jun 2016 -The Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset,

BA4 6QN

The Royal Bath & West Show is England’s Biggest Celebration of Rural Life and England’s only 4 day

Royal Show.



The Vintage Nostalgia Festival - 3rd, 4th & 5th June 2016 - Stockton Park, Stockton,

South Wiltshire.  BA12 0SQ

The Vintage Nostalgia Festival is a hidden gem in the heart of the Wylye valley.....

"sssh don't tell everyone!"


The event focuses on the past and celebrates all that was great from before the turn of the century

up to the 1980's. So whatever your interest, Vintage/classic cars, Veteran Cycles, Vintage Fashion,

antiques, rusty automobila, dance and music, There is something for everyone at VNS whether your

8 or 80!

With Live bands, Ringwood fine Ale bar, cocktail bar and dance troupe, Vintage Village  and traditional children's  entertainment its not to be missed!

The festival is run by enthusiasts for enthusiasts and is a wonderful opportunity to relax and enjoy the company of family and friends in beautiful surroundings.



Woolpit Steam Rally - Sat 4th - Sun 5th Jun 2016- Warren Farm, Wetherden,

Nr Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 3JX



Lechlade Rally & Country Show - Sat 4th - Sun 5th Jun 2016 - Rough Grounds Farm,

Burford Road (A361), Lechlade, GL7 3EU

Set in the beautiful small market town of Lechlade-on-Thames, situated at the southern border of the Cotswolds.


Tractor Fest - 11th & 12 th June 2016 - Newby Hall in Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 5AE


Tractor Fest organiser, the Yorkshire Vintage Association, has once again joined forces with main sponsor and Europe’s leading agricultural and machinery auctioneers Cheffins to make this year’s show the best ever. Ripon-based Econ, the UK’s largest manufacturer of gritters and salt spreading vehicles, is also supporting the event.

This year’s two day event will celebrate all things Yorkshire with a ‘Made in Yorkshire’ theme.

Among the 1,500 exhibits will be vintage vehicles as well as a showcase of pioneer veteran steel wheel tractors, rare gems such as a Sharp Tractor from 1907. The local manufacturers will be well represented including exhibits from Priestman engines, Jowett cars, Scott Motor Cycle Group, the Yorkshire Motor Company and crawlers and motor tractors from Fowlers and Walsh and Clark.


The popular ‘March of the Tractors’ will once again start at Newby Hall, following a route into Ripon centre and ending in the market square on Saturday 11 June only from 5.30pm-7.00pm. Shops, cafes and restaurants will stay open to mark the occasion. The sounding of the Ripon Hornblower’s horn will send the tractors on their way back to Newby Hall at 7pm.




Aldham Old Time Rally - Sat 11th - Sun 12th Jun 2016 - Chalkney Meadows, White Colne ,

Nr Colchester, Essex, CO6 2PP

Exhibits range from steam engines including models, tractors, stationary engines, commercial vehicles,

military, vintage & classic cars, horticultural machinery and motorcycles.

The Rally also has stalls, Craft Tent, Licensed Bar, Vintage Auction.

Fun for all the family.




Wiltshire Steam & Vintage Rally - Sat 11th - Sun 12th Jun 2016 - Rainscombe Park, Oare, Marlborough, SN8 4HZ



Journey Through The Ages - Vintage Rally and Country Fair - 18th & 19th June 2016

Goodrich Park, Palgrave, IP22 1BA

The event takes place in the stunning surroundings of Goodrich Park, located just on the Suffolk/Norfolk border near the town of Diss. Visitors are able to browse around the quality trade stands and Craft Marquee, be amazed by the Re-enactment displays, travel back in time as you visit the various encampments and remember the good old days whilst admiring the beautifully restored vintage vehicles and gleaming classic cars on display.

Rural Craft demonstrators will have you watching in awe as they work on their masterpieces and there will be plenty to keep children occupied with a vintage fairground, donkey rides and dog show being just some of the attractions and activities on offer.

A licensed bar on the showground will be offering a range of real ales and a number of catering stands will be open all day and into the evening.



Wartime in the Vale - 18th - 19th June 2016 - Ashdowm WII Camp, Badsey, Evesham, Worcestershire, WR11 7EL

450+ Military & Civilian Re-enactors & Dioramas 1940's Entertainment, Arena Events Armoury BBMF, Battle/Pyrotechnics,Champ Camp, Fair Classic & Commercials,Food & Bar,Military Dioramas Militaria Stalls,

Noon Day Gun,Post War Vehicles, Refreshments Tanks



Scorton Steam - Sat 18th - Sun 19th Jun 2016 - Woodacre Lodge Farm, Gubberford Lane, Scorton, Nr Preston, Lancashire, PR3 1BN

It is the biggest steam fair in the North West with over 600 exhibits of vehicles of all ages, shapes and

sizes.



Tractor/Agricultural Vehicle Show - Sun 26th Jun 2016 - Dover Transport Museum

Willington Road, Whitfield, Dover, CT16 2JX



Long Melford Vintage Rally 2016 - 2nd and 3rd of July - Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 9AA

Organised by the Farm Machinery Preservation Society.

This long established rally (33 years) attracts visitors and exhibitors from all over East Anglia as well as quite a number travelling from all around the UK.



 

       Ford & Fordson  Association Expo XII


To be held at Woodcote Steam and Vintage Transport rally on 9th and 10th July.

 

The Rally is located about 8 miles north-west of Reading on the A4074 Reading to Oxford road. Watch for and follow the signposts on the A4074.


The Rally is open from 10am on Saturday and Sunday, and closes at 11pm on Saturday, and 6pm on Sunday.


Prices on each day:

Adult: £10.00

Senior Citizen: £8.00

Child (5 - 16): £5.00

Family (2 adults plus up to 3 children): £25.00


Prices for advanced tickets purchased through Woodcotes Steam & Vintage website:

Adult: £8.00

Senior Citizen: £6.00

Child (5 - 16): £4.00

Family (2 adults plus up to 3 children): £20.00


Parking: Ample FREE parking on site.


The field lies between the village and the A4074, and the car parks and entrances will be sign posted from the A4074 and on the roads from Goring and Pangbourne.


For more details  & to Exhibit your tractor contact

Pat Pawsey on: 07974-952739 or Email: Pat Pawsey


Exhibitor Entry & Camping at Woodcote Steam and Vintage Transport rally will be closing on 30th April, so hurry up and get you Tractor Entered.

Download your Entry Form here




Kent County Show & Hertiage Section -  8th - 10th July 2016 - Kent Showground.

Detling. Maidstone. Kent. ME14 3JF


No Agricultural Show would be complete without the ever popular Heritage Section.

The Kent County Show is particularly proud of the huge selection of vehicles that exhibit over the three days. Located near the main entrance the plumes of smoke from the steam engines can be seen as visitors enter the Showground. 


Everyday the vehicles parade in the Heritage Ring and include motorcycles, commercial, buses, pre/post war cars, tractors, steam engines, models and steam. The parades start at 10.00am and continue until 4.30pm each day. A selection of vehicles travel through the Showground each day so that all our visitors have the opportunity to see these wonderful examples. 

The enthusiasts who man the Heritage Section are always on hand to talk about the history and are more than happy to give advice about restoration projects.  The Kent County Show is a great opportunity for families to show their children and grandchildren the majesty of our motoring legacy.


Hadlow College Tractor Driving

Hadlow College will be in the Heritage Ring every afternoon completing a Tractor Driving Demonstration.  Hadlow College are Kent’s premier Land-Based College and are rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.  Learning to drive a tractor is just of many courses they run in both Farming and Horticulture.


Come and Join us for a cuppa and remembrer the Good Ol' Times at our FFA Stand in the Heritage Section.

For more details and exhibiting your Ford or Fordson Tractor in the Heritage Section contact:

Rodney Gibson - 01795 841775 - Mobile - 07850 788347



 Camborne Show 2016 - Saturday 16th July 2016 - Gwealavellan Farm, Nr Coombe,

Crabourne, Cornwall, TR27 5EF

At the Camborne Show experts in rural activities from all over the area gather together to display

their talents, many of which have taken generations of dedication to perfect. Shared knowledge and

carefully guarded trade secrets contribute to the day being a showcase of the truly best in

their field.



Royal Welsh Show - 18th - 21st July 2016 - 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



 The War and Peace Revival - Tuesday 19th - Saturday 23rd July 2016 - Folkestone Racecourse, Stone St, Hythe CT21 4HX

A five-day military and vintage festival at Folkestone Racecourse, RAF Westenhanger, Hythe, will be

packed full of education and entertainment bringing the Dunkirk Spirit to this historic corner of Kent.

Thousands of military vehicles are expected to gather at the new venue from around the world

representing the armies of the 20th century. Look out for tanks, artillery, armoured and amphibious

vehicles, cars, Jeeps, bicycles and motorbikes, emergency and commercial vehicles and lots more.



 The Mid Devon Show - 23rd July 2016 - 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.




Cambridgeshire Steam Rally - Sat 23rd - 24th July  2016 - Quy Park, Stow Road, Stow-cum-Quy, Cambridgeshire, CB25 9AF

Once again it is hoped to show at least 150 of these Beasts of the Land, many handsomely restored to their former glory and some remaining unrestored Rusty Relics but none the less loved and cherished by their owners. You may even see a few that still earn their keep trudging around the farm and small holdings.


The Ford & Fordson club are very welcome to join us alwell as have a parade of their own at the show again this year.

For more details - Contact: Conrad Hopkins - 01621 773592


Click here to download your Entry Form



Ryedale Show - 26th July 2016 -  July 2016 - Welburn Park, Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire YO62 7HQ

Be part of a very special celebration in Ryedale by joining us for our 150th Agricultural Show on Tuesday 26th July 2016. Situated within a natural amphitheatre, there are eight rings running throughout the day, exhibiting prime cattle, horses, sheep, pigs and goats. There are also sections for fur & feather, produce, WI/YCA and children’s classes together with sheep dog trials a dog show and ofcourse Vintage Vehicles & Tractors. Prize money in excess of £20,000 is up for grabs, not to mention some fabulous trophies.

Gates open to the Public at 8.30 a.m.



Borrowby Show - 27th July 2016 - 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 - 26th July to 28th July 2016 -

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.



Cockermouth Show - 30th July 2016 - 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.



The 2016 Cumbria Steam Gathering - Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st July - Cark Airfield, Flookburgh, LA11 7LS.

For over four decades, the Cumbria Steam & Vintage Vehicle Society Ltd has been bringing together

vintage vehicles from far and wide to Cark Airfield in Flookburgh, near Grange-over-Sands, for one

massive summer gathering.


Kedington Steam & Vintage Show - 30th & 31st July 2016 - RALLY SITE - Great Meadows, Arms Lane, Kedington, Suffolk, CB9 7QQ.

The Kedington Community Association (KCA) would like to invite you to the first Kedington Steam & Vintage Show.

We are planning the event to raise funds for the Village Community Centre and Meadow maintenance. We hope it will be a small relaxed show with easy access, plenty of parking / camping space and a variety of exhibits, both steam and others. The ideal combination for a fun relaxed weekend. We are also discussing a band for the Saturday evening.

Anyone who is interested in attending please contact Matt Garwood on 07759810800 or email kedingtonshow@gmail.com


Click here to download Exhibitors Entry form



Totnes Show - 31st July 2016 - 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.



Turriff Show - Sunday 31st July and Monday 1st August - 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



Fermanagh County Show - 2nd - 3rd August 2016 -  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.



The Bakewell Show - 3rd & 4th August 2016 - The Showground, Bakewell, Derbyshire,

DE45 1AQ                  

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 186th Bakewell Show,

all accompanied kids will again have free entrance.



Brecon County Show - 6th August 2016 - 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.




 

FFA Members Family Weekend

FFA Members Family Weekend - Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th August 2016 - The Land, The Saltway, Astwood Bank, Redditch, Worcestershire B96 6JU

By kind permission of FFA member Tim Pearman

Attractions:

On-site bar - Hog Roast plus other caterers - Working Area -  Sunday Road Run - Tractor Tug-O-War - Caravan parking -   Tim Pearman's Tractor Collection


The event is open to FFA members, their families and guests.  Exhibits of Ford and Fordson tractors and their derivatives, i.e. County, Roadless, Muirhill, Doe etc. All Models welcome.


        The site will be open from noon on Friday 5th to noon on Monday 8th August


                 FFA Members who have booked their tickets before 4th July 2016 will recieve                  2 x free Hog Roast Vouchers which can be collected on Saturday at the FFA stand.



Please send completed entry forms to Keith Broomhall, Membership Secretary

Newhall, Sneath Road, Aslacton, Norwich, Norfolk NR15 2DS

Enquiries: Telephone 01379 677866 / 07831 130005


DOWNLOAD FFA MEMBERS FAMILY WEEKEND ENTRY FORM




Ramsey Steam and Vintage Show - 6th - 7th August 2016 - The Camp, Wood Lane,

Ramsey, Huntington, Cambs, PE26 2XB        



Ashover Show - 10th August 2016 - The Rectory Fields, Milken Lane, Ashover,

Derbyshire,

S45 0BA                   

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.



Driffield Rally - 13th - 14th August 2016 - Driffield Showground, Kelleythorpe, Driffield,

East Yorkshire, YO25 9DN         

The Driffield Show 2016 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 Ripley Agricultural Show - 14th August 2016 - 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.



Chertsey Show - 13th - 14th  August 2016 - 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.



Denbigh and Flint Show - 18th August 2016 - 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.



 Mid-Somerset Show - 21st August 2016 - 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.



Biddenden Tractorfest and Country Show - 20th - 21st August 2016 - 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 Dutch FFA Ploughingmatch - Saturday 20th August 2016

To be held in Eeserveen Bosweg 3 7858 TA (DR) The Netherlands.

We have a 9 hectare location by kind permision of Mr Johan Hogeboom.

Here is the Farms Camping website for overnight accomadation.

Camping de hogebomen


For more Detail and Entry Forms contact:

 Gerard Schoenmakers or 0031 629503792


       The Melplash Show - 25th August 2016 - 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.



The Great Dorset Steam Fair - 25th - 29th August 2016 - Tarant Hinton, Blanford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8HX 

 For more details and tractor display contact Pat Pawsey on:07974-952739 or Email: Pat Pawsey 



Wensleydale Show - 27th August 2016 - 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 - 27th to 29th August 2016 - 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 - 28th - 29th August 2016 - 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 - 29th August 2016 - 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.



Moreton-in-Marsh Show - 3rd September 2016 - 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.



Bucks County Show - 1st September 2016 - 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.



Westmorland County Show - 8th September 2016 - 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.


World Ploughing 2016 - 10th & 11th September 2016 - Crockey Hill, near York, North Yorkshire, YO19 4SR

 

The Club will have a stand with Roger Ingham officiating and he is seeking member's tractors for display.


Contact Roger Ingham on: 01937 531532  or 07910-272757


World Ploughing 2016 will incorporate both the 66th British National Ploughing Championships and the 63rd World Ploughing Contest and is being organised by the Society by kind permission of Hobson Farming Ltd who are loaning around 500 acres of land to hold the event.


Supporting World Ploughing 2016 will be the first World Vintage Ploughing Championships and also trade stands, shopping stalls, craft exhibits, vintage displays and demonstrations celebrating Britain’s agricultural heritage, a celebration of steam by the Steam Plough Club, horse ploughing and a host of other events to attract farmers, their families and people with a love of the countryside.


The Society of Ploughmen is a registered charity which is run by volunteers, and we organise the annual British National Ploughing Championships in a different part of the country each year.  The World Ploughing Contest is held in a different part of the world each year and the last time it was in this country was in 2000 when the event was held in Lincolnshire.


During World Ploughing 2016 the Society of Ploughmen will be hosting ploughmen and judges from more than thirty countries, including from as far afield as the USA, Kenya, Australia and New Zealand.  We also expect around 300 British ploughmen to compete in the National Championships.  The huge costs of staging the event is being raised by local ploughing societies, by private donations, and through sponsorship.



The Romsey Show - 10th September 2016 - 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’.



Usk Show - Saturday 10th September 2016 - 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.



Bowes Show - 10th September 2016 - 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.



Bedforshire Steam & Country Fair - 16th - 18th September 2016 - Old Warden Park,

nr Biggleswade SG18 9DX

The Society's annual rally, The Bedfordshire Steam & Country Fayre, is held in the picturesque setting

of Old Warden Park. The much photographed Victorian Country House, built by the Shuttleworth family

in the late 1870’s, provides a magnificent backdrop for the event.

Attracting over 20,000 visitors each year, the Bedford Steam Engine Preservation Society aims to

give an insight into the country life at the turn of the 20th Century when steam was in its hey day.

Many working demonstrations are taking place wherever you may care to roam on the 400 acre site.


For the complete day out visit the beer garden, listen to the band and watch the Stage Show.

Stay into Saturday evening and end your day marvelling at the magnificent line-up of showman’s

engines generating the fairground rides and attractions. Dogs on leads are welcome.



Salute to the '40s - 17th and 18th September 2016 - Chatham Historic Dockyard

Chatham, Kent ME4 4TE.

What a spiffingly good weekend was had by all!   2015's show proved why Salute to the '40s has been

voted "One of Britain's Best Vintage Festivals"



The Grand Henham Steam Rally - 17th & 18th September 2016 - Henham Park,

nr Southwold

Suffolk. NR34 8AN.



The Royal County of Berkshire Show - 17th - 18th September 2016 -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.






FFA Southern Annual Ploughing Match & Fun Weekend

Saturday 3rd  & Sunday 4th September 2016 -  Rixs Farm, Langham Airfield, Park Lane, Langham, Essex CO4 5NJ

         Just off the A12 Follow signs to Langham

Start times on both days is 10am and the venue will be well signposted on both days.


Closing Date for Ploughing entries is 25th August 2016


Click here to download your Ploughing Entry Form


Contact: Conrad Hopkins for more Details: 01621 773592




Countryside Live - 22nd - 23rd October 2016 - Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate,

HG2 8NZ

       Geat Countryside Day Out.





2016 FFA Northern  Ploughing Championships - Sunday 25th September 2016

JE Hartley Farms of Selby, Towton, Nr. Tadcaster.


To be held on Sunday the 1st of November by kind permission of JE Hartley farms of Selby.

The site is at Towton ,Nr Tadcaster on the 200 acre field that was the scene of the famous battle

of Towton in 1461, a good ploughing field with good road access.

For More Details:

Contact Roger Ingham for more Details:07910-272757.






The East Anglia Annual Ploughing Match and Fun Weekend

Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd October 2016.

Hall Farm, Fornham St. Martin, Bury St. Edmunds, IP31 1SL


You are invited to attend the Annual Ploughing Match and Fun Weekend in cojunction with Henry Cole

of the Ferguson Club.

     For more Details Contact

 Conrad Hopkins - 01621 773592

or

Download you Entry Form





 Wealdown Autumn Countryside Show - Sat 8th - Sun 9th Oct 2016 -

Weald & Downland Open Air Museum. Singleton, Chichester, PO18 0EU

Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the countryside at harvest time. At this beautiful time

of year, enjoy heavy horses and vintage tractors ploughing, steam-powered threshing, falconry

and dog displays, craft demonstrations and a chance to browse and buy for gifts with a countryside

theme at the many craft and trade stands.




Tractor World, "Autumn Show" - 8th and 9th October 2016

We are pleased to announce a new Autumn Tractor World Show to

be held indoors (in the brand new exhibition hall) and outdoors at the centrally located Newbury Showground, 1/2 mile off Jun 13/ M4 A34 Junction.


            2016 Show Themes and Features

    Displays of all makes tractors and farm machinery from the 1970's

    All eras and types of County & Roadless 4 wheel drive conversions

    50th anniversary display of the BMC, Nuffield and Leyland Mini tractor


Plus veteran, vintage and classic tractors and machinery, national and regional club stand displays,

classic trucks and vans, classic Land Rovers and classic plant.

Horticultural and garden implements, stationary engines,miniature steamers and model displays.

Restoration area, show awards and judging plus meet the editorial teams from Kelsey Media.

Vintage spares, autojumble, specialist trade stands, tools and model retailers.

Weekend camping, showers and elsen points on site.


More Details and Exhibitors entry form view their website



Newark Vintage Tractor & Heritage Show - Sat 12th - Sun 13th Nov 2016 -

The County Showground, Winthorpe, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2NY


Over 850 exhibits.  Rare & native breed/calf show, heritage displays & craft stalls.








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