SHOW CALENDAR 2015        



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

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!


Long Melford Vintage Rally - 4th to 5th of July - Long Melford, CO10 9AA

 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,

GL7 2BU                  

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

ME14 3JF                  

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



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 AirfieldIP22 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,

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 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,

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.

 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.


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 Dutch FFA Ploughingmatch - Saturday 12th September at the Ouderoswinkelderweg in Emmen (Drenthe)

By kind permission of Mr Bennie Lubbers.

For more Information contact: FFA Dutch Area Representative Gerard.Schoenmakers 0031 629503792


Click here to Email: GerardSchoenmakers

This date is one week before the 32nd European Reversable & 18th Vintage Ploughing Championship which is on 19th & 20th September 2015 & held in Veendam the Netherlands

30 mile north of Emmen

Click above on logo for more details

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.


THE BIG 100 - Saturday 25th April 2017 -

48a Moira Road, Nutt's Corner, Crumlin, County Antrim  N. Ireland  BT29 4JS

In order to celebrate 100 years of Ford, Fordson, New Holland and their derivatives, a special 100 year anniversary (1917-2017) event is being hosted in Northern Ireland on Saturday 15 April 2017 to celebrate this milestone.

The organisers, Braid Valley Vintage Enthusiasts Ltd, invite all owners of Ford, Fordson, New Holland and any derivative, i.e. County, Roadless, combines of any age, etc., to bring their vehicles to Nutts Corner on the day.

Money collected will benefit Marie Curie Cancer Care. The event is being supported by John Crothers Engineering and Northern Ireland New Holland dealers, Burkes of Cornascriebe,

Brian Keys Tractors and Cowan Bros NI


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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