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.

August 2021

Saturday, 7th August, 2021

Northern Counties Ploughing Association in conjunction with N.A.V.P.A.

Beaufront Red House Farm, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 4LR.   For further details contact Reg Wilkinson on 01434 600809.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final

Saturday, 28th August, 2021

Makerfield Ploughing Society


Lancashire.  For further details contact Jeanette Houghton on 07974 170675.  

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 Sue Lowthian on 01768 879157.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 5th September, 2021

Romney Marsh Ploughing & Cultivations Society

Ham Mill Lane, Hamstreet, Romney Marsh, Kent, TN26 2QW.  For further details contact Diana Wimble on 07821 009693

Sunday, 5th September, 2021

Llangattock-Vibon-Avel Ploughing & Agricultural Society

South Wales.  For further details contact Julie Jenkins on 07870 264406.

Saturday, 11th September, 2021

East Grinstead & Three Counties Agricultural & Ploughing Association

Home Farm, Wallage Lane, Rowfant, Mid Sussex, RH10 4NH by kind permission of Mr & Mrs N Penn.  For further details contact Kate Lewis on 07811 202493.

Saturday, 11th September, 2021

Bradworthy & District Ploughing Association

Combe, Monkleigh, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5LH by kind permission of Mr & Mrs Charles Beer and Mr & Mrs Chris Beer.  For further details contact Rose Wooldridge on 01409 261388. 

Saturday, 11th September, 2021

Llanwarne & District Agricultural Society

Harewood Park, Harewood End, Hereford, HR2 8JS.  For further details contact Nigel Morris on 01989 569377.  

Sunday, 12th September, 2021

Sidmouth Junction & District Ploughing Association

East Devon. For further details contact Phillip Gibbins on 07779 685858.   

Sunday, 12th September, 2021

National Vintage Tractor & Engine Club - Thames Valley Group

Drayton, near Wallingford, Oxfordshire.  For further details contact Roger Hannington on 01189 832230 or 07720 760892.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

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 

Sunday, 12th September, 2021

Rochford Hundred Vintage Tractor & Engine Club

Hawkwell Hall Farm, Hawkwell, Rochford, Essex, SS5 4LL by kind permission of Mick Purkiss & Family.    Further information from Ken McVittie on 01702 258452 or 07786 233844. 

Wednesday, 15th September, 2021

Laughton & District Agricultural Society

Stud Farm, Seaford Road, Newhaven, East Sussex, BN9 0EF by kind permission of James White.  For further details contact Shauna Fenner on 07737 668077.

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.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 18th September, 2021 until Sunday, 19th September, 2021

Haddenham & District Ploughing Society

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

Saturday, 18th September, 2021

Staffordshire & Birmingham Agricultural Society - Stafford District

Upper Eason Farm, Enron Lane, Stafford, ST18 9TA.  For further details contact Richard Clarke on 07813 040708.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 18th September, 2021

Stoke Bliss & District Agricultural Improvement Society

Keep Hill, Bromyard, Herefordshire, HR7 4SX.  For further details contact Ann Basford on 07974 998908.

Sunday, 19th September, 2021

Bedfordshire Young Farmers Clubs County Match

Duck End Farm, Duck End Road, Wilstead, Bedfordshire, MK45 3HP.  For further details contact Alice Redman on 07933 376816.

Sunday, 19th September, 2021

Charity Ploughing Match

Raskelf, North Yorkshire.  For further details contact Derek Tyson on 07789 373092   

Sunday, 19th September, 2021

Cheriton Fitzpaine & District Ploughing Association

Devon.  For further details contact Julie Davie on 07791 347788. 

Sunday, 19th September, 2021

Melplash Agricultural Society

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

Sunday, 19th September, 2021

Truro & District Ploughing Match Society

Besowsa Farm, Besowsa, Grampound Road, Truro, Cornwall, TR2 4HB.  For further details contact Henry Stephens on 01209 217127.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Tuesday, 21st September, 2021

Witheridge & District Ploughing Association

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

Priesthawes Farm, Drockmill, Glynleigh Road, Pevensy, East Sussex, BN24 5BL.  For further details contact Paul Croft on 07752 247469 or ploughing entries contact Julie Butler on 07872 391001

Saturday, 25th September, 2021

Welsh National Ploughing & Hedgelaying Championships

Llancayo Farm, Llancayo, Usk, Monmouthshire, NP15 1HY.  For further details contact Julie Jenkins on 07870 264406.   Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 25th September, 2021

Yeovil Ploughing Match Society

Mudford, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 5TD.  For further details contact Mr V Baker on 01935 826368.  

Saturday, 25th September, 2021

Petworth & District Agricultural Association

Bignor Farms, West Burton, Pulborough, West Sussex, RH20 1PG by kind permission of the Tupper Family and Bignor Park Estate. For further details contact Sarah Kenny, Joint Secretary on 07973 797160.

Sunday, 26th September, 2021

Cullompton & District Ploughing Association

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

Sunday, 26th September, 2021

West of England Ploughing Association

Ruthvoes, St Columb, Cornwall, TR9 6HT by kind permission of Rowland Glanville.   For further details contact Linda Williams on 01726 860401.  

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

Moathouse Farm, Bentley, Atherstone, Warwickshire, CV9 2JT. For further details contact Mrs Pat Rowland on 07939 162259.  

Sunday, 26th September, 2021

Herefordshire Federation of Young Farmers Clubs

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

Sunday, 26th September, 2021

Staffordshire & Birmingham Agricultural Society - Stone District

Model Farm, Hanchurch, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 8SD.  For further details contact Mrs Daisy Shelley on 01889 505292

Sunday, 26th September, 2021

Royal East Berkshire Agricultural Association

Church Farm, Waltham St Lawrence, Berkshire, RG10 0JD.  For further details contact Dorothy Allard on 07780 978893.

Tuesday, 28th September, 2021

Frome Young Farmers' Ploughing Association

Mells, Frome, Somerset.  For further details contact  Ashley Luke on  07973 787588. 

Wednesday, 29th September, 2021

Mendip Ploughing Society

Green Ore Farm, near Wells, Somerset.   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

Dishforth Ploughing Society

Village Farm, Catton, Thirsk, North Yorkshire.  For further details contact Sally Walden on 01765 602487.   Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 2nd October, 2021

Salisbury & District Agricultural Club

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

Saturday, 2nd October, 2021

Staffordshire & Birmingham Agricultural Society - Burton District

Dunstall Crossroads, Rangemore, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire.  For further details contact Kate Tomlinson on 01283 820012

Saturday, 2nd October, 2021

Wormside Agricultural Improvement Society

Herefordshire.  For further details contact Katie Dyke on 07583 965281

Saturday, 2nd October, 2021

Salopian Ploughing Society

Shrewsbury, Shropshire.  For further details contact Richard Lewis on 07800 770748

Sunday, 3rd October, 2021

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, 3rd October, 2021

Newbury & District Agricultural Society

Fishers Farm, Shefford Woodlands, Hungerford, Berkshire. For further details contact Judith Marcham on 07760 375512

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.   

Wednesday, 6th October, 2021

Brailsford & District Ploughing & Hedgecutting Society

Bradley Pastures, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1LP.  Further information from George Spencer on 01335 370158. 

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.

Sunday, 10th October, 2021

Dorchester Agricultural Society Ploughing Match

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

Saturday, 16th October, 2021

Sussex County Ploughing Association

Hook House Farm, Isaacs Lane, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 4RT.  For further details contact  Gill Piper on 01273 983381.   Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

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.  

Sunday, 17th October, 2021

Barton upon Humber & District Ploughing Society

Worlaby Top, Brigg, North Lincolnshire.  For further details contact Mrs M Scowen on 01469 530741.  PLEASE NOTE:  Due to the current climate no spectators will be allowed at this ploughing match.

Sunday, 17th October, 2021

North East Derbyshire Ploughing Association

Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire area.  For further details contact Alex Townroe on 07791 109566.  

Saturday, 23rd October, 2021

Barugh & District Ploughing Association

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

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

Sunday, 31st October, 2021

Charity Ploughing Match -

Thirsk, North Yorkshire.  For further details contact Derek Tyson on 07789 373092 

November 2021

Saturday, 6th November, 2021

Rutland Ploughing Match

Ashwell, Oakham, Rutland.  For further details contact Gavin Harris on 07765 917218.

Saturday, 13th November, 2021

Reston Ploughing Association

Eccles Tofts, Greenlaw, Berwickshire.  For further details contact Robert Barclay on 01890 870294.

Sunday, 14th November, 2021

Merse Vintage Ploughing Club

Mount Hooly, Jedburgh, TD8 6TJ.  For further details contact Bill Wood on 07773 041137.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

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

  • Northern Counties Ploughing Association in conjunction with N.A.V.P.A.
  • Northern Area Vintage Ploughing Association (NAVPA)
  • Makerfield Ploughing Society
  • Watton & District Ploughing Match

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