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, 14th August, 2021

Canonbie Vintage Club

Hoddomtown Farm, Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire, DG113BU.  For further details contact John Johnstone on 07786 047165

Sunday, 22nd August, 2021

Salopian Ploughing Society -

Near Rowton, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY5 9EN.  For further details contact Robert Ball on 07712 640157

Saturday, 28th August, 2021

Makerfield Ploughing Society

*** MATCH CANCELLED ***

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

September 2021

Saturday, 4th September, 2021

Watton & District Ploughing Match

*** MATCH CANCELLED ***

Ware, Hertfordshire. For further details contact Ivan Smith on 07788 885852. 

Saturday, 4th September, 2021

Ellel & District Ploughing & Hedging Association

Snape Wood Farm, Garstang, Lancashire, PR3.  For further details contact Andrea Gardner on 07921 020655.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

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

Wythall Young Farmers Club

4 miles from junction 3 M42, near Wythall, West Midlands, B48 7AZ.  For further details contact Stuart Hooper on 07775 715640.

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

Staffordshire & Birmingham Agricultural Society - Uttoxeter District

Field at Holly Lane, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, ST14 8QD.  For further details contact Jenny Talbot on 01889 502471 

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

Gittisham Farm, Gittisham, Honiton, Devon, EX14 3AX by kind permisison of the Hayman family. For further details contact Phillip Gibbins on 07779 685858.   

Sunday, 12th September, 2021

Vale of Glamorgan Ploughing & Hedging Society

Splott Farm, St Donats, Llantwit Major, CF61 1ZD by kind permission of Nick & Lloyd Thomas.  For further details contact Sarah Radcliffe on 07855 414759

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 07821 537451. 

Tuesday, 14th September, 2021

South Berks Agricultural Association

Mayridge Farm, Englefield, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 2JU.  For further details contact Fergus Hodge on 01256 327711

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

Greenstead Green & District Agricultural Club

Petersfield Farm, Petersfield Lane, Gosfield, Halstead, Essex, CO9 1PU.  For further details contact Ken Vince on 01376 325363.

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

West Hallam & District Ploughing & Hedgecutting Association

Stanley Grange Farm, Stanley, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 6FG.  For further details contact the Ploughing Secretary - John Smith on 01159 325517 or 07791 572528. 

Sunday, 19th September, 2021

Cheriton Fitzpaine & District Ploughing Association

Creedy Barton, Shobrooke, 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

Herefordshire Federation of Young Farmers Clubs

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

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.

Sunday, 19th September, 2021

Salopian Ploughing Society

Near Ebrey Wood, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 4DD.  For further details contact Robert Ball on 07712 640157

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.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final

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

Essex County Ploughing Match

Hatfield Regis Grange Farm, Hatfield Broad Oak, Bishops Stortford, Essex, CM22 7JZ.  For further details contact Helen McTurk on 01279 876151 or 07831 138403

Saturday, 25th September, 2021

Ongar & Essex Hunt Agricultural Society

Hatfield Regis Grange Farm, Hatfield Broad Oak, Bishops Stortford, Essex, CM22 7JZ.  For further details contact Helen McTurk on 01279 876151 or 07831 138403

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

Chitterley Business Centre, Silverton, Exeter, Devon, EX5 4DB. 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

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

John Ellin Charity Ploughing Match

Swinefleet, Goole, East Yorkshire.  Further details from Howard Dykes on 07522 925555

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.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

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.  

Wednesday, 29th September, 2021

NVTEC Ouse Valley Group

Horton Hill Farm, Horton, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 0QR by kind permission of the Jent family.   For further details contact Max Cherry on 07850 734221.   Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

October 2021

Saturday, 2nd October, 2021

Cottenham & District Ploughing Society

Histon Road, Cottenham, Cambridgeshire, CB24 8UJ. For further details contact Paul Smith on 01954 252578.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 2nd October, 2021

Crewkerne YFC

Hinton Park Farm, Hinton St George, Crewkerne, Somerset,  TA17 8TL.  For further details contact Abbie Bonning on 07469 235472

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

Sunday, 3rd October, 2021

Three Counties Ploughing Federation

** MATCH POSTPONED UNTIL NOVEMBER **   

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

Launceston & Callington Ploughing Association

** MATCH CANCELLED **

Launceston, Cornwall.  For further details contact Jane Howlett on 01752 840468.

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

Northern Heavy Horse Society - Charity Ploughing Match

Long Lane, Seamer, Scarborough, North Yorkshire.  In aid of the Yorkshrie Air Ambulance & St Catherine's Scarborough.  For further details contact James Carter on 07783 714372

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

Low Low, Rampton Road, Willingham, Cambridgeshire, CB24 5JG.  For further details contact Carol Daff on 01954 230478

Sunday, 10th October, 2021

Morville Heath Vintage Ploughing Club

Norton, Telford, Shropshire, TF11 9EE by kind permission of the Dalton Family.  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.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 17th October, 2021

Wimborne St Giles Ploughing Match

Manor Farm, Wimborne St Giles, Dorset, BH21 5NL  For further details contact Nick Rymer on 07771 282822

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.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.  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

Elmton Park Farm, Elmton, near Bolsover, Derbyshire, S80 4ND.  For further details contact Alex Townroe on 07791 109566.  

Wednesday, 20th October, 2021

Ashover & District Young Farmers Ploughing Association

Span Carr Farm, Matlock Road, Ashover, Derbyshire, S45 0LJ.  For further details contact Sally West on 07462 872120.

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, 23rd October, 2021

South West Scotland Ploughing Society

Dumfries by kind permission of the SRUC Crichton Royal Farms.  For further details contact Robert Copland on 07747 325635.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 30th October, 2021

Deeping & District Agricultural Association

Cross Road, Deeping Fen, Peterborough, PE6 9QE by kind permission of Mr Robert Peasgood trading as Peasgood & Sons.   For further details contact Philip Garford on 07860 797887 or Edward Whitfield on 07977 360508

Sunday, 31st October, 2021

Chichester Ploughing Match

Hundred Steddle Farm, Tile Barn Lane, Bracklesham, West Sussex, PO20 7BL by kind permission of Mr Stuart Strange.  For further details contact Mike Rowland on 078911 075715

Sunday, 31st October, 2021

Charity Ploughing Match -

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

Sunday, 31st October, 2021

Chippenham Young Farmers Ploughing Match Committee

Leaze Farm, Stanton St Quintin, Chippenham, Wiltshire by kind permission of the Plummer Family.  For further details contact Naomi Reynolds on 07780 702573.

November 2021

Saturday, 6th November, 2021

Rutland Ploughing Match

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

Sunday, 7th November, 2021

Brandesburton Young Farmers Club

Routh, Beverley East Yorkshire.  For further details contact Sarah Dean on 07889 886163

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, 14th November, 2021

Kirriemuir Ploughing Association

Woodside Farm, Forestmuir, Forfar, Angus, DD8 3TP. For further details contact Juaad Al-Safaar on 01575 575829

Saturday, 27th November, 2021

Lauderdale Ploughing Society

Midburn Farm, Oxton, Lauder, Berwickshire,TD2 6PG.  For further details contact Keith Robertson on 01578 722685.

Sunday, 28th November, 2021

Sherwood Forest Ploughing Match

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

April 2022

Saturday, 2nd April, 2022

Herefordshire Ploughing Association

Upper Moraston, Sellack, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 6RE.  For further details contact Nigel Morris on 01989 569377

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
  • Western Area Agricultural Competitions
  • South West Scotland Ploughing Society

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