UK Ploughing Matches

Ploughing matches are held on a local level throughout the country, with the majority being held during September, October and November.  This list is updated weekly throughout the year.

The Society of Ploughmen accepts no liability for any errors in listings below. You are advised to check with each organiser that the date and venue listed are correct.

August 2017

Sunday, 20th August, 2017

Banbury and District Vintage Ploughing Society

Rousham, Oxfordshire.  For further details contact Bryan Palmer on 01869 347003 

Sunday, 27th August, 2017

Leominster & District Agricultural Improvement Society

Wooferton Court, Wooferton SY8 4AL. Side of A49 main road.  For further details contact Anne Williams on 01568 615365.   Click here for 2017 results.

September 2017

Saturday, 2nd September, 2017

Wythall Young Farmers Club

Just off Junction 3 of the M42.  For further details contact Stuart Hooper on 07775 715640.

Saturday, 2nd September, 2017

Pandy & Monnowside Ploughing Society

Oldcastle Court Farm, Pandy, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 7PH.  Further details from Hazel Williams on 01873 890160 or 07903 765689

Saturday, 2nd September, 2017

Cruwys Morchard, Withleigh & District Ploughing Association

Redhill Farm, Uplowman, Tiverton.  For further details contact Sarah Reed on 01884 855508.

Sunday, 3rd September, 2017

North Cumbria Tractor Club

Tarn House, Little Selkeld, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1NP. For further details contact Colin & Sandra Hewetson on 07425 879403.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final

Sunday, 3rd September, 2017

Romney Marsh Ploughing & Cultivations Society

Kent Ditch, Romney Marsh, Kent, TN31 7PB.  For further details contact Alan Higgs 07785 783662.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 3rd September, 2017

Charity YFC Ploughing Match

Melbourne, Derbyshire. For further details contact Richard Hewitt on 07971 278001. 

Sunday, 3rd September, 2017

West End & Windlesham Agricultural & Horticultural Society

Manor Farm, Stoke d'Abernon, Surrey, KT11 3PU. For further details contact Ron Goff on 01483 475645 or 07899 048030

Sunday, 3rd September, 2017

Boston & District Ploughing Society

Pelhams Land Farm, Holland Fen, Boston, Lincolnshire, LN4 4OG. For further details contact Robert & Fiona Morley on 01205 481089.

Saturday, 9th September, 2017

East Grinstead & Three Counties Agricultural & Ploughing Association

New House Farm, Tandridge Lane, Tandridge, RH8 9NW.  For further details contact Kate Anderson on 07811 202493.

Saturday, 9th September, 2017

Uttoxeter District - Staffordshire & Birmingham Agricultural Society

Ruston Family, Grindley Business Village, Staffordshire, ST18 0LR.   For further details contact David Roobottom on 07767 640820. Includes a national qualifier for Horticultural ploughing.

Saturday, 9th September, 2017 until Sunday, 10th September, 2017

Bradworthy & District Ploughing Association

Cleave Farm, Bulkworthy, Newton St Petrock, Devon, EX38 8LY.  Celebrating 100 years of Blue Force.  For further details contact Jess James on 07826 152589.

Saturday, 9th September, 2017

Llanwarne & District Agricultural Society

Hollington Farm, Holme Lacy, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR2 6LX.  For further details contact Nigel Morris on 01989 768320.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 10th September, 2017

Badsworth Vintage Ploughing Club

Elmsall Lodge Farm, Doncaster Road, Badsworth, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 1BB. For further details contact Geoff Harrison on 01924 492878.

Sunday, 10th September, 2017

Sidmouth Junction & District Ploughing Association

Colliton Cross, Payhembury, near Honiton, Devon EX14 3LQ. For further details contact Phillip Gibbins on 01404 850695 or 07779 685858.

Sunday, 10th September, 2017

National Vintage Tractor & Engine Club - Thames Valley Group

Barn Elms Farm, Bradfield, Berkshire, RG7 6DF.  For further details contact Roger Hannington on 01189 832030 or 07720 760892. 

Sunday, 10th September, 2017

NVTEC West Midlands

For further details contact Ken Stanley on 01684 540881.

Saturday, 16th September, 2017

Bridgwater & District Agricultural Society

Huntworth (adjacent to j24 M5), near Bridgwater, Somerset. For further details contact Ted Bird on 01278 671874. 

Saturday, 16th September, 2017

Isle of Wight Ploughing Association

Kingston near Chillerton, Isle of Wight.  For further details contact Karen Smith on 01983 741489.

Saturday, 16th September, 2017

Weald of Kent Ploughing Match Association

Gatehouse Farm, Marden, Kent, TN12 9SX.  For further details contact Karen Wheeler on 01580 753206.

Saturday, 16th September, 2017

Greenstead Green & District Agricultural Club

W Seabrook & Sons, Little Leigh's Hall Farm, Church Lane, Little Leigh's, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 1PG. For further details contact Ken Vince on 07850 579413.

Saturday, 16th September, 2017

Northern Counties Ploughing Association

Comyheugh, Barrasford, Wark, Northumberland, NE48 3PD.   For further details contact:  Reg Wilkinson on 01434 600809. 

Saturday, 16th September, 2017

West Grinstead & District Ploughing & Agricultural Association

Westons Farm, Itchingfield, Horsham, West Sussex. For further details contact Rowan Allan on 01903 879488.

Saturday, 16th September, 2017 until Sunday, 17th September, 2017

Welsh Ploughing Association

Saturday 16th - Five Nations Ploughing Challenge.  Sunday 17th - All Wales Ploughing Championships at Boverton Place Farm, Llantwit Major, Vale of Glamorgan, CF61 1UB.  For further details contact:  Helen Evans on 01982 553683.  Includes National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 16th September, 2017

Haddenham & District Ploughing Society

Cambridgeshire.  For further details contact David Curtis on 07752 066619.

Saturday, 16th September, 2017

Weobley & District Agricultural Improvement Society

Herefordshire.  For further details contact Julia Whittall on 01981 500250.

Saturday, 16th September, 2017

Staffordshire & Birmingham Agricultural Society - Stafford District

Deer Park Farm, Weston Road, Stafford, ST18 0BB.  Further details from Richard Clarke on 07813 040708.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 17th September, 2017

West Hallam & District Ploughing & Hedgecutting Association

Breaston Lane, Risley, Derbyshire DE72 3TT. For further details contact Eric Battelle on 01332 751450.

Sunday, 17th September, 2017

Cheriton Fitzpaine & District Ploughing Association

Chapel Down, Crediton, Devon EX17 2EP.  For further details contact Julie Davie on 01363 772309 or 07791 347788. 

Sunday, 17th September, 2017

Northern Area Vintage Ploughing Association (NAVPA)

Comyheugh, Barrasford, Wark, Northumberland, NE48 3PD. For further details contact Charlie Halliday on 01434 683626. Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 17th September, 2017

Llangattock-Vibon-Avel Ploughing & Agricultural Society

For further details contact Julie Jenkins on 01291 690292.

Tuesday, 19th September, 2017

Witheridge & District Ploughing Association

Puddington, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 8PF. For further details contact Raymond Govier on 01884 860576.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Wednesday, 20th September, 2017

Laughton & District Agricultural Society

Preston Court Farm, Littledene, Glynde, Lewes, East Sussex BN8 6LB. For further details contact Shauna Fenner on 07737 668077.

Thursday, 21st September, 2017

Colaton Raleigh & District Ploughing Association

Kingston Farm, Colaton Raleigh, Sidmouth, EX10 0JB.  For further details contact Mrs Kathy Ralph on 01392 367170.

Thursday, 21st September, 2017

Forest of Arden Agricultural Society

Sherbourne Park, Barford Road, Sherbourne, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire. For further details contact Sue Westmacott on 01564 793746.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final

Saturday, 23rd September, 2017

Watton & District Ploughing Match

Watkins Hall Farm, Watton on Stone, Hertfordshire. For further details contact Mr I E Smith on 07788 885852. Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 23rd September, 2017

Avebury & District Ploughing Association

Galteemore Farm, Bekchampton, Marlborough, Wiltshire. For further details contact Charles Lucas on 01672 519111.

Saturday, 23rd September, 2017

Cruckton & District Ploughing & Hedging Society

Wykey Farm, Ruyton XI Towns, Shrewsbury. For further details contact Wendy Trow on 01743 891871 or 07932 408296.

Saturday, 23rd September, 2017

Petworth & District Agricultural Association

Douglas Lake Farm, Fittleworth, Petworth, West Sussex, RH20 1JS.  Further info from Sarah Kenny or Jill Grigor on 01798 815333

Saturday, 23rd September, 2017

Stoke Bliss & District Agricultural Improvement Society

For further details contact Ann Basford on 01885 410380

Sunday, 24th September, 2017

Cullompton & District Ploughing Association

Ellerhayes, Silverton, Exeter, Devon. For further details contact Sarah Hammett on 01392 461268. 

Sunday, 24th September, 2017

West of England Ploughing Association

Trevithick Farm, St Columb, Cornwall, TR8 4HX by kind permission of Mr W Teagle.  For further details contact Linda Williams on 01726 860401.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 24th September, 2017

Eskleyside Agricultural Society

Herefordshire.  For further details contact:  Wyndham Powell on 01873 860665. 

Sunday, 24th September, 2017

Sheepy & District Ploughing & Hedgecutting Association

Opposite Abbey farm, Merevale Lane, Atherstone CV9 2LA. For further details contact Mrs Pat Rowland on 07939 162259.  

Sunday, 24th September, 2017

Kettering Ploughing Association

Harringworth, Corby, Northants. For further details contact Barry Moore on 01572 823703.

Sunday, 24th September, 2017

Melplash Agricultural Society

Chideock, near Bridport, Dorset.  For further details contact Lucy Hart on 01308 423337.

Sunday, 24th September, 2017

Surrey County Agricultural Society

Eashing Farm, Godalming, Surrey. For further details contact:  Rebecca Hill on 01483 890810. Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 24th September, 2017

Staffordshire & Birmingham Agricultural Society - Stone District

Tixall Heath, Tixall, Stafford, ST18 0XX.  For further details contact Mrs D M Shelley on 01889 505292

Sunday, 24th September, 2017

Rochford Hundred Vintage Tractor & Engine Club

Hawkwell Hall Farm, Hawkwell, Rochford, Essex, SS5 4LL  Further information from Ken McVittie on 01702 258452 or 07786 233844.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.    

Tuesday, 26th September, 2017

Frome Young Farmers' Ploughing Association

Branch Farm, Mells, Somerset, BA11 3RE.  For further details contact:  Andy Pople 07799268601. 

Wednesday, 27th September, 2017

Cheshire Ploughing & Hedgecutting Society

Woods Tenement Farm, Pinfold Lane, Plumley, Cheshire, WA16 0TW.  For further details contact Susan Ball on 01260 270180/07703.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Wednesday, 27th September, 2017

Mendip Ploughing Society

Priddy Hill Farm, Priddy, Wells, Somerset, BA5 3BR.  Further details from Jim King on 01275 332402 or 07810 413664

Thursday, 28th September, 2017

Flintham & District Ploughing Match & Show

Sibthorpe, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG23 5PN. For further details contact Judy Montgomerie on 01636 525262.

Saturday, 30th September, 2017

Cambridgeshire County Ploughing Championship

Copley Hill Business Park, Cambridge Road, Babraham, Cambridge, CB22 3GH. (Use entrance signposted Camgrain & Agricultural Vehicles).  For further details contact David Stearn on 01954 202149 or 07917 186691. Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 30th September, 2017

Fairford, Faringdon, Filkins & Burford Ploughing Association

Southrop Farm, Hambidge Lane, Lechlade, GL7 3EA.  For further details contact Megan Saunders on 07393 437365.

Saturday, 30th September, 2017

Southwell & District Agricultural Society

Kirklington, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG22 8NX. For further details contact Angela Hardstaff on 0115 963 3521 or 07974 816653. 

Saturday, 30th September, 2017

East Sussex Ploughing Match Society

Kitchenham Farm, Ashburnham, East Sussex TN33 9NP.  For further details contact Debra Tingley on 01435 830187

Saturday, 30th September, 2017

Guildford & District Ploughing Association

Ryde Farm Estate, Ripley, Surrey. For further details contact Mick & Janet Hill on 01403 257969.

Saturday, 30th September, 2017

Yeovil Ploughing Match Society

Stone Farm, Stone Lane, Yeovil.  For further details contact Mr V Baker on 01935 826368.

Saturday, 30th September, 2017

Lanreath & District Ploughing Association

Tregays Farm, St Winnow, Lostwithiel, Cornwall, PL22 0LG.  For further details contact Diana Stephens on 01503 230223

October 2017

Sunday, 1st October, 2017

Sarum Tractor Club

Chitterne Farm, Chitterne, near Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 0LQ.  For further details contact Keith Stone on 01722 743511

Sunday, 1st October, 2017

Launceston & Callington Ploughing Association

Duchy College, Stoke Climsland, Callington, Cornwall. For further details contact Pauline Thompson on 01566 773619.  

Sunday, 1st October, 2017

Ledbury Ploughing Society

Marley Hall, Staplow, Ledbury, Herefordshire HR8 1NR.  For further details contact Alistair Young on 01531 634301.

Sunday, 1st October, 2017

Spilsby YFC

Eresby House Farm, Spilsby, Lincolnshire, PE23 5AA.  For further details contact Adam Motley on 07988 452607

Sunday, 1st October, 2017

Chobham & District Agricultural & Horticultural Society

Wisley Airfield Farm, Ockham Lane, Ockham, KT11 1LY.  For further details contact John Medhurst on 01276 857592.

Sunday, 1st October, 2017

Henley & District Agricultural Association

Bishopsland, Dunsden, Near Reading, RG4 9NR.  For further details contact Jo Taylor on 01491 413619


Sunday, 1st October, 2017

Rearsby & District YFC

The Ridgemere, South Croxton, Leicester, LE7.  Further information from Victoria Judd on 07415 217754

Sunday, 1st October, 2017

Penistone, Thurlstone & District Ploughing Association

Bromley Farm, Wortley, Sheffield, South Yorkshire.  Further information from Geoff Simpson on 01484 865021

Sunday, 1st October, 2017

Dorchester Agricultural Society Ploughing Match

Maiden Castle Farm, Dorchester.  For further details contact Rebecca Cox on 01305 264249.

Wednesday, 4th October, 2017

Royal South Bucks Agricultural Association

Frieth, Buckinghamshire.  For further details contact Andy Hall on 0118 971 4191 or 07818 040507

Thursday, 5th October, 2017

Trumpet & District Agricultural Society

Herefordshire. For further details contact  June Green on 01531 670608. 

Saturday, 7th October, 2017

Bedfordshire Young Farmers Clubs

Kingshill Farm, Old Warden, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 9DX.  Further details from Jane Helliwell 01234 765903

Saturday, 7th October, 2017

Sturton, Stow & District Ploughing Society

Prospect House Farm, Gate Burton, DN21 5BD. For further details contact Margaret Hudson 01427 612590.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 7th October, 2017

Cottenham & District Ploughing Society

Cottenham, Cambridgeshire. For further details contact Paul Smith on 01954 252578

Saturday, 7th October, 2017

Crewkerne YFC

Hinton Park Farm, Hinton St George, Somerset, TA17 8TL.  For further details contact Philip Hardwill on 07980 864169 or 01460 30661.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 7th October, 2017

Dishforth Ploughing Society

North Yorkshire.  For further details contact Sally Walden on 01765 602487.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 7th October, 2017

Basingstoke & District Agricultural Society

Ellisfield, near Basingstoke.  For further details contact Ms Rowan Hill on 07808 721430

Saturday, 7th October, 2017

Salisbury & District Agricultural Club

Hurdcott Farm, Winterbourne Earls, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 6JB.  (Match re-arranged from 4th February).   For further details contact Alison Snook on 01722 426850.

Sunday, 8th October, 2017

Ferguson Club Ploughing Match

Hall Farm, Fornham St Martin, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP31 1SL. For further details contact:  Henry Castle on 01284 728422.

Sunday, 8th October, 2017

Three Counties Ploughing Federation

South Yorkshire.  For further details contact Debbie Savill on 01777 838720 or 07870 397486. Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 8th October, 2017

Morville Heath Vintage Ploughing Club

Kingslow Farm, Pattingham, Wolverhampton, WV6 7DY. For further details contact Susan Adams on 01746 765517.

Saturday, 14th October, 2017 until Sunday, 15th October, 2017

67th British National Ploughing Championships & Country Festival

Bishops Lydeard, near Taunton, Somerset.  By kind permission of Ken Coles & Family.  Further information from the Society of Ploughmen on 01302 852469

Sunday, 15th October, 2017

Barton upon Humber & District Ploughing Society

Worlaby Topp, Brigg, North Lincolnshire. Celebrating 40 years.  For further details contact Mrs M Scowen on 01469 530741.

Sunday, 15th October, 2017

Norfolk Ploughing Society .

 For further details contact:  Mrs Kathy Dunning on 01603 870430.  

Wednesday, 18th October, 2017

Holmesfield & Barlow Ploughing Association

Horseley Gate Lane, Holmesfield, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S18 7WD.  Further details from Sam Biggin on 01142 890321

Saturday, 21st October, 2017

Newbury & District Agricultural Society

Woolley Estate, Wantage, Oxfordshire. For further details contact  Jo Papworth on 01635 247111.

Saturday, 21st October, 2017

Winchester Growmore Club

For further details contact Ian Ralph on 07702 165976.

Saturday, 21st October, 2017

Warwick Vintage Tractor & Machinery Society

Preston-on-Stour, nr Stratford-on-Avon, CV37 8NG.  For further details contact Andy Bean on 01926 817934.

Sunday, 22nd October, 2017

Wimborne St Giles Ploughing Match

Cashmoor (A354 Blandford to Salisbury Road), Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 5BHFor further details contact Mr Mike Goodlife on 01258 840036 or 07765 378980.

Sunday, 22nd October, 2017

Norfolk Ploughing Society

Bob Arthurton Charity Match. For further details contact Kathy Dunning on 01603 870430. 

Sunday, 22nd October, 2017

Lower Penn Ploughing Match

Staffordshire.  For further details contact Robert Reade on 07967 989699.

Sunday, 22nd October, 2017

North East Derbyshire Ploughing Association

Elmton Park Farm, Elmton, near Bolsover, S80 4ND. For further details contac AlexTownroe on 01623 842160 or 07791 109566.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 22nd October, 2017

Wadebridge & District Ploughing Society

Crugmeer, Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8HN.  For further details contact Peter Hammett on 07895 738942.  

Wednesday, 25th October, 2017

Ashover & District Young Farmers Ploughing Association

Coldwell Farm, Old Tupton, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S42 6AQ.  For further details contact Sally West on 07462 872120.

Saturday, 28th October, 2017

Barugh & District Ploughing Association

Mount Farm, Woolley, near Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 2JJ. For further details contact James Horsfield on 01226 382898. 

Saturday, 28th October, 2017

Deeping & District Agricultural Association

Outgang Road, Langtoft, Langtoft Common, Market Deeping, Peterborough.   For further details contact Philip Garford on 01778 342642.

Saturday, 28th October, 2017

Stockbridge Growmore Club

Eveley Farm, Houghton, Stockbridge, Hampshire, SO20 6SA.  For further details contact  Tim Howkins on 01794 368330.

Sunday, 29th October, 2017

Banbury & District Vintage Ploughing Society

Bricklands Farm, Ayhno, Northamptonshire, OX17 3AW. For further details contact Graham Clifton on 01869 347003 or 01869 347273. Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 29th October, 2017

Norfolk Farm Machinery Club (NORMAC)

Watton, Norwich, Norfolk. For further details contact Chris Thomas on 01986 788209.

November 2017

Saturday, 4th November, 2017

Rutland Ploughing Match

Ingthorpe Farm, Ingthorpe, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 4AZ.  For further details contact Edward Griffin on 07939 151164

Saturday, 4th November, 2017

Isle of Man Southern Vintage Engine & Tractor Club

Colby, Isle of Man.  For further details contact Robin Settrey on 01624 836188

Sunday, 5th November, 2017

Petersfield & District Ploughing Association

Home Farm, West Tisted Manor Estate, Wist Tisted, Hampshire, SO24 0HJ.  Further details contact Theresa Guy on 01730 264891

Sunday, 12th November, 2017

Kirriemuir Ploughing Association

Lochside, Kirriemuir, DD8 5NA. For further details contact Lizzy Baxter on 07720 848387

Sunday, 12th November, 2017

Brandesburton Young Farmers Club

Hunthill Farm, Hempholme, East Yorkshire.  For further details contact  Lucinda Maltas on 07507 177275.

Saturday, 18th November, 2017

Reston Ploughing Association

Fairnieside Farm, Eyemouth, Berwickshire, TD14 5SH. For further details contact Robert Barclay on 01890 870294.

Sunday, 19th November, 2017

Merse Vintage Ploughing Club

Berwickshire.  For further details contact Bill Wood on 07773 041137.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 19th November, 2017

East Riding Federation of Young Farmers Club

Middleton on the Wolds, Driffield, East Yorkshire. For further details contact Fiona Witty on 01723 890811. 

Sunday, 19th November, 2017

Elwick & District Young Farmers Club

County Durham.  Further details from Emma Sanderson on 07972 520980

Sunday, 26th November, 2017

Sherwood Forest Ploughing Match

Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. For further details contact:  Dick Russell on 01623 845461. 

Ploughing Events Across the UK

Ploughing matches are held across the UK and throughout the year. They offer the chance for both novice and experienced ploughmen and women to take part. It's also a fantastic day out for families and people who enjoy the countryside and rural living.

The British National Ploughing Championships

The high point of the British competition ploughing season is the annual British National Ploughing Championships. With classes for conventional, reversible and horse-drawn ploughs as well as vintage tractors and ploughs.

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Local Ploughing Matches

  • Ashover & District Young Farmers Ploughing Association
  • Barugh & District Ploughing Association
  • Deeping & District Agricultural Association
  • Stockbridge Growmore Club

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