Ploughing Match fixtures - 2018

Events Posted 24/08/18
As ploughing match season is upon us! Take a look at what’s in store around the region. Exclusive - the date, venue and contact details for all the region’s ploughing matches in September and October.

02 September

West End & Windlesham Agricultural & Horticultural Society

Manor Farm, Stoke d’Abernon, Surrey KT11 3PU

Ronald Goff 01483 475645 | 07899 048030 | astall@talktalk.net


02 September

Romney Marsh Ploughing & Cultivations Society’s Annual Ploughing Match

White House Farm, Guldeford Lane, Brookland, Romney Marsh, Kent TN29 9TH

Dave Clarke 07554 252089 | romneyploughing@yahoo.co.uk


08 September

East Grinstead & Three Counties Agricultural & Ploughing Association

Ashlea Farm, Turners Hill Road, East Grinstead, RH19 4LB

Kate Anderson 07811 202493 | eastgrinsteadploughing@gmail.com


08 September

Swale Area ploughing Match

Home Farm, Borden, Sittingbourne, ME9 8JR

Andrew Mew 07759 320496 | Chris Hildyard 01795 470556


09 September

NVTEC Thames Valley Group

Bower Farm, Aldworth, Berkshire, RG8 9TR

Includes a National Vintage Area Final

Roger Hannington 01189 832030 | 07720 760892 | franceshannington@gmail.com


11 September

South Berks Agricultural Association

Mayridge Farm, Englefield, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 2JT

Fergus Hodge 01256 327711 | fhodge@simmonsandsons.com


15 September

Ongar & Essex Hunt Agricultural Society

High Laver Hall, Ongar, Essex, CM5 0DX

100 year - Centenary ploughing match

Helen McTurkon 01279 876151 | 07831 138403 | opmsecretary@btinternet.com


15 September

West Grinstead & District Ploughing & Agricultural Association

Priors Byne Farm, Partridge Green, West Sussex RH13 8EQ

Rowan Allan 01903 879488 | rallan@hjburt.co.uk


15 September

Weald of Kent Ploughing Match Association

Four Oaks Farm, Plumtree Road, Headcorn, Kent TN27 9PB

Karen Wheeler 01580 753206 | karenwkpma@hotmail.co.uk


16 September

Banbury & District Vintage Ploughing Society

Charlton on Otmoor

Bryan Palmer 01869 347003 | gjclifton@btinternet.com


16 September

Cranleigh & South Eastern Agricultural Society

Burgate Farm, Hambledon, Godalming, Surrey, GU8 4EE

Anna Giller 01483 267771 | info@cranleighshow.org.uk


19 September

Laughton & District Agricultural Society Court Farm, Tarring Neville, Newhaven, East Sussex, BN9 0JD

88th season ploughing match

Shauna Fenner 07737 668077 | shaunafenner6@gmail.com


22 September

Petworth & District Agricultural Show

Ridlington Farm, Petworth, West Sussex, GU28 0QR

Sarah Kenny 07973797160 | goringlee@aol.com


22 September

Gravesend & Rochester Agricultural Association

Tudor Farm, Stoke Road, Rochester, Kent, ME3 9SF

Sue Davenport 01233 740077 | sue.davenport@btfpartnership.co.uk


22 September

Isle of Wight Ploughing Association

Atherfield Farm, Atherfield Road, Ventnot, PO38 2LF

Georgina Chapman 01983 282022 | georgina@isleofwightgrain.co.uk


23 September

Surrey County Agricultural Society

Includes a National Vintage Area Final

Andrea Hill 01483 890810


26 September

East Kent Ploughing Match Association

Malmains Farm, Waldershare, Dover CT15 5BG

Sarah Ledger 07802 974838 | ledgersj@hotmail.com


28 September

East Sussex Ploughing Match Society

Church Farm, Guestling, East Sussex, TN35 4HS

Jim Braiden 07540 598877 | jgbraiden@hotmail.co.uk


29 September

Fairford, Faringdon, Filkins & Burfoed Ploughing Association

Friars Court, Clanfield, Oxfordshire, OX18 2SU

Includes a National Vintage Area Final. 70th anniversary match.

Megan Saunders 07393 437365 | megan@ploughingmatch.co.uk


29 September

Guildford & District Ploughing Association

Ryde Farm Estate, Ripley, Surrey

Mick & Janet Hill 01403 257969 | mickb.hill@virgin.net


29 September

North Kent Ploughing Match Association

Court Lodge Farm, Stack Road, off Forge Lane, Horton Kirby, Dartford, Kent DA4 9BN

Liz Webb 01233 740077 | liz.webb@btfpartnership.co.uk


29 September

Essex County Ploughing Match

In conjuction with Greenstead Green & District Agricultural Club

Little Maplestead Hall, Halstead, Essex, CO9 2SL

Martin Shelley 07470 445681


29 September

Greenstead Green & District Agricultural Club

Little Maplestead Hall, Essex, CO9 2SL

In conjunction with The Essex County Ploughing Match

Ken Vince on 07850 579413 | janicebodger@yahoo.co.uk


30 September

Royal East Berkshire Agricultural Association

Marsh Lane, Taplow, Buckinghamshire, SL6 0DF

Dorothy Allard 07780 978893 | secretary@rebaa.co.uk


03 October

Crowborough & District Ploughing Match

Great Cansiron Farm TN7 4LD

75th anniversary

Georgina Jackson 01892 771937 | georgina@c-l-m.co.uk


03 October

Royal South Bucks Agricultural Association

Berkshire College of Agriculture, Maidenhead, Berkshire

Andy Hall 0118 971 4191 | 07818 040507 | andy.hall@hlhltd.co.uk


06 October

Basingstoke and District Agricultural Society Kembers Lane, Mapledurwell, Basingstoke, RG25 2NA

Lynette Steel & Lauren Tewson 07734 742288 | 07788 411686 | bdassecretary@gmail.com


06 October

Hurstpierpoint & District Agricultural Association

Hook House Farm, Near Haywards Heath, West Sussex

Gill Piper 01273 983381 | gill.leadbetter1@aol.co.uk


07 October

Henley & District Agricultural Association

Bishopsland, Dunsden, Reading RG4 9NR

Jo Taylor 01491 413619 | jo@thehenleyshow.co.uk


13 - 14 October

68th British National Ploughing Championships & Country Festival

Austrey, near Atherstone, Warwickshire, CV9 3ED

01302 852469 | info@ploughmen.co.uk


20 October

Sussex County Ploughing Championship Association

Strood Farm, Petworth. GU28 0JN

Hosts for 2018 Vintage Area Finals for Sussex & Kent

Gill Piper 01273 983381 | gill.leadbetter1@aol.com


20 October

Newbury & District Agricultural Society

Rowles Farm, West Ilsley, RG20 7AR

Natalie Allen 01635 247111 | natalie@newburyshowground.co.uk


20 October

Winchester Growmore Club

Barton Farm, Andover Road, Winchester, SO22 6AX

Mr Ian Ralph 07702 165976 | ralphspitt@aol.com


21 October

Southern Counties Heavy Horse Ploughing Match

Bushey Down Farm, Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire SO32 3QW

Mrs Anne Dawson 07773 155817 | info@southerncountiesheavyhorseassociation.co.uk


27 October

Stockbridge Growmore Club

Stockbridge, Hampshire

Tim Howkins 07710 911221 | tim@howkins.fslife.co.uk


28 October

Chichester Ploughing Match

Alan Brenton 01243 780083 | alanbrenton@hotmail.co.uk


04 November

Petersfield & District Ploughing Association

Foxfield near Peterfield

Theresa Guy 01730 264891 | mrswassok@googlemail.com


18 November

Hampshire County Ploughing Match

Magdalen Hill, Fair Lane, Easton, Winchester, SO21 1HF

Mr Ian Ralph 07702 165976 | ralphspitt@aol.com

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