UK Ploughing Matches

Ploughing matches are held on a local level throughout the country, with the majority being held during September, October and November although many are now held in the spring.  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 and also check for any coronavirus limitations which may be in place.

March 2021

Sunday, 7th March, 2021

Suffolk Vintage Ploughing Society


Suffolk.   For further details contact Paul Rowe on 01449 672645 or 07990 953935. 

April 2021

Saturday, 3rd April, 2021

Charity Ploughing Match

Thirsk, North Yorkshire.  For further details contact Derek Tyson on 07789 373092   PLEASE NOTE:  MATCH FULLY BOOKED - ENTRIES ARE NOW CLOSED 

August 2021

Saturday, 28th August, 2021

Makerfield Ploughing Society

(PROVISIONAL DATE)  Brook House, Eccleston, St Helens, Merseyside.   For further details contact Jeanette Houghton on 07974 170675.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 29th August, 2021

Llangattock-Vibon-Avel Ploughing & Agricultural Society

South Wales.  For further details contact Julie Jenkins on 01291 690292.

September 2021

Saturday, 4th September, 2021

Watton & District Ploughing Match

Dowsett Farm, Dowsett Lane, Colliers End, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG11 1EF. For further details contact Ivan Smith on 07788 885852. 

Saturday, 4th September, 2021

Pandy & Monnowside Ploughing Society

Monmouthshire.  For further details contact Hazel Williams on 01873 890160 or 07903 765689

Sunday, 5th September, 2021

North Cumbria Tractor Club

Penrith, Cumbria. For further details contact Joe Lowthian on 01768 879157.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 5th September, 2021

Romney Marsh Ploughing & Cultivations Society

Kent.  For further details contact Alan Higgs on 07785 783662. 

Saturday, 11th September, 2021

Llanwarne & District Agricultural Society

Herefordshire.  For further details contact Nigel Morris on 01989 569377.  

Sunday, 12th September, 2021

Staffordshire & Birmingham Agricultural Society - Lichfield District

Window Farm, Cotton Lane, Tamworth, Staffordshire by kind permission of D & J Sketchley.   For further details contact Mrs V Myatt on 01543 321760 

Saturday, 18th September, 2021

Bridgwater & District Agricultural Society

Chedzoy, Bridgwater, Somerset.   For further details contact Ted Bird on 01278 671874. 

Saturday, 18th September, 2021

Weald of Kent Ploughing Match Association

Honey Farm, Munday Bois Road, Pluckley, Ashford, Kent, TN27 by kind permission of Mr D Gwillim.  For further details contact Liz Copping on 07872 501951.

Saturday, 18th September, 2021

West Grinstead & District Ploughing & Agricultural Association

Priors Byne Farm, West Grinstead, West Sussex. For further details contact Rowan Allan on 01903 879488.

Saturday, 18th September, 2021

Cruckton & District Ploughing & Hedging Society

Kinton Business Park, Kinton, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 1AY by kind permission of the Warner & Suckley families. For further details contact Karen Pritchard on 01743 884628.

Saturday, 18th September, 2021

Haddenham & District Ploughing Society

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

Saturday, 18th September, 2021

Bradworthy & District Ploughing Association

Devon.  For further details contact Rose Wooldridge on 01409 261388. 

Tuesday, 21st September, 2021

Witheridge & District Ploughing Association

East Lutworthy Farm, East Worlington, Crediton, Devon, EX17 4SW. For further details contact Rachael Pincombe on 01884 855331 or 07756 873798.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Friday, 24th September, 2021

Weobley & District Agricultural Improvement Society

Herefordshire.  For further details contact Rachel Griffiths on 01544 327343. 

Saturday, 25th September, 2021

Fairford, Faringdon, Filkins & Burford Ploughing Association

Manor Farm, Hatford, Faringdon, Oxfordshire, SN7 8JH.   For further details contact Megan Saunders on 01993 868272 or 07393 437365.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 25th September, 2021

Southwell & District Agricultural Society

Farnsfield, Nottinghamshire. For further details contact Emma Cross on 07748 468585.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 25th September, 2021

East Sussex Ploughing Match Society

East Sussex.  For further details contact Paul Croft on 07752 247469.

Saturday, 25th September, 2021

Stoke Bliss & District Agricultural Improvement Society

Herefordshire.  For further details contact Ann Basford on 07974 998908.

Sunday, 26th September, 2021

Cullompton & District Ploughing Association

Devon. For further details contact Sarah Hammett on 01392 469025. 

Sunday, 26th September, 2021

Eskleyside Agricultural Society

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

Sunday, 26th September, 2021

Sheepy & District Ploughing & Hedgecutting Association

Staffordshire. For further details contact Mrs Pat Rowland on 07939 162259.  

Sunday, 26th September, 2021

Melplash Agricultural Society

Hingsdon, Netherbury, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 5NG.  For further details contact Lucy Hart on 01308 423337.

Sunday, 26th September, 2021

Herefordshire Federation of Young Farmers Clubs

Herefordshire.  For further details contact Hannah Bengough-Sutton on 01432 274187.    

Wednesday, 29th September, 2021

Mendip Ploughing Society

Stanton Wick Farm, Pensford, Bristol.   For further details contact Jim King on 07810 413664 or Judith Osborne on 07783 709619.  

October 2021

Saturday, 2nd October, 2021

Cottenham & District Ploughing Society

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

Saturday, 2nd October, 2021

Salisbury & District Agricultural Club

Vineys Farm, Amesbury, Wiltshire.   For further details contact Alison Snook on 07929 911286.

Sunday, 3rd October, 2021

Ledbury Ploughing Society

Herefordshire.  For further details contact Alistair Young on 01531 634301.

Sunday, 3rd October, 2021

Rearsby & District YFC

Rearsby, Leicestershire.  For further details contact Romany Marshall on 07599 663321.   

Sunday, 3rd October, 2021

Dorchester Agricultural Society Ploughing Match

Piddletrenthide Estate, Dorchester, Dorset.  For further details contact Will Hyde on 01305 264249.

Thursday, 7th October, 2021

Trumpet & District Agricultural Society

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

Saturday, 9th October, 2021 until Sunday, 10th October, 2021

70th British National Ploughing Championships & Country Festival

Mindrum Mill, Mindrum, Northumberland, TD12 4QL.  By kind permission of D Harvey & Son. 
Further information from the Society of Ploughmen on 01302 852469

Saturday, 9th October, 2021

Willingham & District Ploughing Society

Cambridgeshire.  For further details contact Carol Daff on 01954 230478

Sunday, 10th October, 2021

Morville Heath Vintage Ploughing Club

Shropshire.  For further details contact Tony Maiklem on 01746 789666.

Saturday, 16th October, 2021

Sussex County Ploughing Association

Sussex.  For further details contact  Gill Piper on 01273 983381. 

Saturday, 16th October, 2021

Warwick Vintage Tractor & Machinery Society

B4100, Bishops Tachbrook, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire.  For further details contact Andy Bean on 01926 817934 or 07749 651188.  

Saturday, 23rd October, 2021

Western Area Agricultural Competitions

Pridden Farm, St Buryan, Penzance, Cornwall, TR19 6EA by kind permission of the Trewern family.  For further details contact Simon Hollywood on 07974 713172. 

Saturday, 30th October, 2021

Deeping & District Agricultural Association

Deeping St James, Peterborough.   For further details contact Philip Garford on 07860 797887 or Edward Whitfield on 07977 360508

November 2021

Sunday, 28th November, 2021

Sherwood Forest Ploughing Match

Budby, Ollerton, Nottinghamshire. For further details contact:  Ben Vincent on 07581 009507.  

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

  • Makerfield Ploughing Society
  • Llangattock-Vibon-Avel Ploughing & Agricultural Society
  • Watton & District Ploughing Match
  • Pandy & Monnowside Ploughing Society

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