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.

February 2022

Sunday, 13th February, 2022

Charity Ploughing Match

Fawdington Lodge, Helperby, North Yorkshire, YO61 2RQ.  In aid of Yorkshire Cancer Research.  For further details contact Derek Tyson on 07789 373092   

Saturday, 19th February, 2022

East Riding Federation of Young Farmers Club

** MATCH POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER - REARRANGED DATE WILL BE 19th MARCH **

Littlethorpe, Rudston, Driffield, East Yorkshire, YO25 4JF.  For further details contact Fiona Witty on 01723 890811.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final - Note: this is a qualifier for the 2022 British National Ploughing Championships.

March 2022

Saturday, 5th March, 2022

Wimborne St Giles Ploughing Match

** MATCH POSTPONED UNTIL 19th MARCH **

Moor Crichel, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 5DZ.  For further details contact Nick Rymer on 07771 282822

Saturday, 5th March, 2022 until Sunday, 6th March, 2022

South Yorkshire Charity Ploughing Match & Thorne Ploughing Match

Doncaster, South Yorkshire.  For further details contact David Chappell or Ruth Jones on 01302 840098.  

Saturday, 5th March, 2022

Bath & Trowbridge Ploughing Society

Off A36, close to Hinton Charterhouse, Bath, Somerset.  For further details contact Paul Withers on 07831 841050.

Sunday, 6th March, 2022

Suffolk Vintage Ploughing Society

Ampton Hall Estates, Ampton, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.   For further details contact Paul Rowe on 01449 672645. 

Sunday, 6th March, 2022

Makerfield Ploughing Society

** MATCH CANCELLED **

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

Sunday, 13th March, 2022

Morville Countryside Club

Newton Farm, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV15 5LX.   For further details contact Tony Maiklem on 01746 789666.

Saturday, 19th March, 2022

Anglesey Vintage Ploughing Society

Trysglwyn Wind Farm, Rhosybol, Anglesey, North Wales, LL68 9RF.  For further details contact email or text Glyn Jones on 07786 553464

Saturday, 26th March, 2022

Whitchurch YFC Ploughing Match

Stoke Manor, Market Drayton, Shropshire.  For further details contact Stuart Vickers on 07710 338138.  

Sunday, 27th March, 2022

Salopian Ploughing Society

South side of Shrewsbury, Shropshire.  For further details contact Robert Ball on 07712 640157

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

Sunday, 3rd April, 2022

Charity Ploughing Match.

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

Sunday, 3rd April, 2022

Isle of Wight Charity Ploughing Match

Kern Farm, Alverstone, Isle of Wight.  For further details contact Ricky Attrill on 07970 042973.

Sunday, 3rd April, 2022

Herefordshire Charity Ploughing Match

Harewood End, Hereford.  For further details contact Jon Cole on 07866 460917

Sunday, 10th April, 2022

Society of Ploughmen - Ploughing Seminar

FULLY BOOKED!

Pulborough, West Sussex.   Please email or telephone the Society of Ploughmen 01302 852469 for further details.

Pre-booked places only.  

Monday, 18th April, 2022

Carmarthenshire Ploughing Society

Plas Y Gwer Farm, St Clears, Carmarthenshire, Wales, SA33 4LX.  For further details contact Jane Sharp on 01267 211234.

August 2022

Saturday, 20th August, 2022

Northern Counties Ploughing Association

Tyne Valley, Hexham, Northumberland.   For further details contact Reg Wilkinson on 01434 600809.  

Sunday, 21st August, 2022

Banbury & District Vintage Ploughing Society

Home Farm, Rousham, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX25 4QZ.  For further details contact Graham Clifton on 01869  347273. Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 21st August, 2022

Northern Area Vintage Ploughing Association (NAVPA)

Tyne Valley, Hexham, Northumberland.  For further details contact Charlie Halliday on  07780 928560.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 27th August, 2022

Canonbie Vintage Club

Oakbank Farm, Longtown, CA6 5NA.  For further details contact John Johnstone on 07786 047165.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

September 2022

Saturday, 3rd September, 2022

East Grinstead & Three Counties Agricultural & Ploughing Association

Imberhorne Farm, Imberhorne Lane, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 1TX.  For further details contact Kate Lewis on 07811 202493.

Saturday, 3rd September, 2022

Ellel & District Ploughing & Hedging Association

Lancashire.  For further details contact Andrea Gardner on 07921 020655.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 3rd September, 2022

Staffordshire & Birmingham Agricultural Society - Burton District

Stud Farm, Byrkley, Rangemore, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 8RF.  For further details contact Kate Tomlinson on 07770 803115

Sunday, 4th September, 2022

North Cumbria Tractor Club

High Grounds, Clifton Dykes, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2DH.  For further details contact Sandra and Colin Hewetson on 01697 323025.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 4th September, 2022

Romney Marsh Ploughing & Cultivations Society

White House Farm, Brookland, Romney Marsh, Kent, TN29 9TH.  For further details contact Diana Wimble on 07821 009693.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 4th September, 2022

Cambridgeshire County Ploughing Championship

Copley Hill Business Park, Cambridge Road, Babraham, Cambridge, CB22 3GH.  For further details contact David Stearn on 07935 912854. Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 4th September, 2022

Wythall Young Farmers Club

Lowerpark Farm, Dagnell End Lane, Bordesley, Redditch, West Midlands, B98 9BE.  For further details contact Stuart Hooper on 07775 715640.

Sunday, 4th September, 2022

North Somerset Agricultural Society

Claverham Court Farm, Claverham, North Somerset. BS49 4PZ.  For further details contact Tim Ledbury on 01934 837283
 

Saturday, 10th September, 2022

Bradworthy & District Ploughing Association

Stibbs Cross, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5NN by kind permission of Mr A Hancock & Sons.  For further details contact Rose Wooldridge on 01409 261388. Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 10th September, 2022

Staffordshire & Birmingham Agricultural Society - Uttoxeter District

Broadgate Hall Farm, Hollington, near Tean, Staffordshire, ST10 4HU by kind permission of Mr & Mrs J Bloor.  For further details contact Jenny Talbot on 01889 502471 

Saturday, 10th September, 2022

Llanwarne & District Agricultural Society

Tennersfield, Garway, Hereford, HR2 8RH.  For further details contact Nigel Morris on 01989 569377.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 11th September, 2022

Sidmouth Junction & District Ploughing Association

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

Sunday, 11th September, 2022

Vale of Glamorgan Ploughing & Hedging Society

Redlands Farm, Bonvilston, Vale of Glamorgan, CF5 6TQ by kind permission of Mr & Mrs Tudor Harris.  For further details contact Sarah Radcliffe on 07855 414759

Sunday, 11th September, 2022

National Vintage Tractor & Engine Club - Thames Valley Group

Rinneralm, Mattingley, Hook, Hampshire, RG27 8LJ by kind permission of Eric Denton.  For further details contact Roger Hannington on 01189 832230 or 07720 760892.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 11th September, 2022

Staffordshire & Birmingham Agricultural Society - Lichfield District

Holme Farm, Sandhills, Walsall Ward, Walsall, Staffordshire, WS9 9DJ by kind permission of W A Lane.   For further details contact Mrs V Myatt on 01543 321760 

Tuesday, 13th September, 2022

Witheridge & District Ploughing Association

Pilliven Farm, Witheridge, Devon, EX16 8QE. For further details contact Rachael Reed on 07756 873798.  

Wednesday, 14th September, 2022

Colaton Raleigh & District Ploughing Association

Greendale Barton, Woodbury Salterton, Exeter, Devon, EX5 1EW.  For further details contact Kathy Ralph on 01395 743530.  

Saturday, 17th September, 2022

Collingham & District Agricultural Society

Nottinghamshire.  For further details contact Robert Bett on 07903 010773.

Saturday, 17th September, 2022

Bridgwater & District Agricultural Society

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

Saturday, 17th September, 2022

Weald of Kent Ploughing Match Association

New Barn Farm, New Barn Road, Hawkenbury, Tonbridge, Kent, TN12 0ED by kind permission of J Emery and Mr & Mrs Graham Williams.  For further details contact Liz Copping on 07872 501951.

Saturday, 17th September, 2022

Cruckton & District Ploughing & Hedging Society

Silverdale, Yockleton, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY5 9PB. For further details contact Karen Pritchard on 01743 884628. 

Saturday, 17th September, 2022

Haddenham & District Ploughing Society

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

Saturday, 17th September, 2022

South Pembs Ploughing Society

Jordaston Farm, St Florence, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, South Wales, SA70 8NU.  For further details contact Gordon Harries on 01834 870148.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 17th September, 2022

Staffordshire & Birmingham Agricultural Society - Stafford District

Hixon Airfield, Hixon, Staffordshire, ST18 0PF.   For further details contact Richard Clarke on 07813 040708.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 17th September, 2022

Stoke Bliss & District Agricultural Improvement Society

Sutton Park, Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, WR15 8SJ.  For further details contact Ann Basford on 07974 998908.

Sunday, 18th September, 2022

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, 18th September, 2022

Forest of Arden Agricultural Society

Edstone Farm, Langley Road, Wootton Wawen, Solihull, West Midlands, B95 6DL by kind permission of Mr & Mrs B Lewiss.  For further details contact Sue Westmacott on 01564 793746. Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 18th September, 2022

Melplash Agricultural Society

Beaminster, Dorset.  For further details see the website or contact Lucy Hart on 01308 423337.

Sunday, 18th September, 2022

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.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 18th September, 2022

Haddenham & District Ploughing Society.

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

Sunday, 18th September, 2022

Salopian Ploughing Society -

North side of Shrewsbury, Shropshire.  For further details contact Robert Ball on 07712 640157

Thursday, 22nd September, 2022

Flintham & District Ploughing Match & Show

Celebrating 100 years at Long Hedge Lane, Chelton, Newark, Nottinghamshire, by kind permission of the Brooks Family.  For further details contact Judith Montgomerie on 01636 525262.

Saturday, 24th September, 2022

Southwell & District Agricultural Society

Farnsfield, Nottinghamshire. For further details contact Emma Cross on 07748 468585.  

Saturday, 24th September, 2022

East Sussex Ploughing Match Society

Kitchenham Farm, Ashburnham, Battle, East Sussex, TN33 9NP.  For further details contact Julie Butler on 01424 882930 or 07872 391001

Saturday, 24th September, 2022

Welsh National Ploughing & Hedgelaying Championships

Wynnstay Home Farm, Ruabon, Wrexham, LL14 3EH.  For further details contact Iona Roberts on 01352 720292 / 07719 067463.    Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 24th September, 2022

Morville Heath Vintage Ploughing Club

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

Saturday, 24th September, 2022

Yeovil Ploughing Match Society

Stone Lane, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 4NU.  For further details contact Mr Vincent Baker on 01935 826368.  

Saturday, 24th September, 2022

Petworth & District Agricultural Association

Okehurst Farm, Okehurst Lane, Billingshurst, West Sussex, RH14 9HS by kind permission of Mr & Mrs Drabble and Mrs & Mrs Fry.  For further details contact Sarah Kenny, Joint Secretary on 07973 797160.

Saturday, 24th September, 2022

South West Scotland Ploughing Society

Herries Farms, Caelaverock, Glencaple, Dumfriesshire.  For further details contact Robert Copland on 07747 325635.  

Sunday, 25th September, 2022

Cullompton & District Ploughing Association

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

Sunday, 25th September, 2022

West of England Ploughing Association

Cornwall.   For further details contact Kate Williams on 07400 414646.  

Sunday, 25th September, 2022

Sarum Tractor Club

Chitterne, near Warminster, Wiltshire.  For further details contact Keith Stone on 01722 743511.

Sunday, 25th September, 2022

Sheepy & District Ploughing & Hedgecutting Association

Woodford Lane, Hartshill, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV10 0SA.  What3Words: overt.lower.loan.   For further details contact Mrs Pat Rowland on 07939 162259.  

Sunday, 25th September, 2022

Ferguson Club Ploughing Match

~Ampton Hall Estates, Ampton, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.  For further details contact:  Henry Castle on 01284 728422.

Sunday, 25th September, 2022

Staffordshire & Birmingham Agricultural Society - Stone District

Aston Hall Farm, Aston Lane, Aston, Stone, Staffordshire, ST15 0BN by kind permission of Mr & Mrs G Clay.  For further details contact Mrs Daisy Shelley on 01889 505292

Tuesday, 27th September, 2022

NVTEC Ouse Valley Group

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

Wednesday, 28th September, 2022

Cheshire Ploughing & Hedgecutting Society

Cheshire.   For further details contact Susan Ball on 01270 765404 or 07703 126142.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Wednesday, 28th September, 2022

Mendip Ploughing Society

The 100 Acres, Yoxter, Priddy, Somerset.   For further details contact Jim King on 07810 413664 or Judith Osborne on 07783 709619.  

October 2022

Saturday, 1st October, 2022

Essex County Ploughing Match

In conjunction with the Greenstead Green Agricultural Club at Pattiswick Hall Farm, Doggerhouse Road, Pattiswick, Braintree, Essex, CM77 8BH by kind permission of Mr Christopher Hill.   For further details contact Jackie Everitt on 07889 780620  

Saturday, 1st October, 2022

Cottenham & District Ploughing Society

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

Saturday, 1st October, 2022

Dishforth Ploughing Society

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

Saturday, 1st October, 2022

Lanreath & District Ploughing Association

Havett Road, Dobwalls, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 6HB.  For further details contact Diana Stephens on 01503 230223.  

Sunday, 2nd October, 2022

Three Counties Ploughing Federation

Wilsic Lodge Farm, Stainton Lane, Wilsic, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN11 9AD.  For further details contact Debbie Savill on 01777 838720 or 07870 397486.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 2nd October, 2022

Launceston & Callington Ploughing Association

Pinklands Farm, St Clether, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 8PR by kind permission of Eddie Moore.  For further details contact Jane Howlett on 01752 840468.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 2nd October, 2022

Chichester Ploughing Match

Bosham, Chichester, West Sussex.  For further details contact Mike Rowland on 078911 075715

Sunday, 2nd October, 2022

Rearsby & District YFC

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

Sunday, 2nd October, 2022

Dorchester Agricultural Society Ploughing Match

Dorchester, Dorset.  For further details contact the secretary on 01305 264249.

Sunday, 2nd October, 2022

Charity Ploughing Match -

Branch Bank, Prickwillow, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4UR.  For further details contact Kay Whitbread on 07779 063716.

Wednesday, 5th October, 2022

Royal South Bucks Agricultural Association

Kensham Farms, Cadmore End, Buckinghamshire, HP14 3UP.  For further details contact Jo Short on 07456 456065

Thursday, 6th October, 2022

Trumpet & District Agricultural Society

Monksbury Court, Stretton Grandison, Herefordshire, HR8 2TT.  For further details contact  June Green on 07813 754873. 

Saturday, 8th October, 2022 until Sunday, 9th October, 2022

71st British National Ploughing Championships & Country Festival

Chatsworth Estate, near Glapwell, North East Derbyshire.  By kind permission of the Duke & Duchess of Devonshire.
Further information from the Society of Ploughmen on 01302 852469

 

Saturday, 8th October, 2022

Willingham & District Ploughing Society

Willingham, Cambridgeshire.  For further details contact Carol Daff on 07743 656231

Saturday, 15th October, 2022

Fordingbridge & District Ploughing Match Committee

Hampshire/Dorset.  For further details contact Sandra Dennis on 01725 552262

Sunday, 16th October, 2022

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.

Sunday, 16th October, 2022

North East Derbyshire Ploughing Association

Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire area.  For further details contact Alex Townroe on 07791 109566.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 22nd October, 2022

Barugh & District Ploughing Association

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

November 2022

Saturday, 19th November, 2022

Reston Ploughing Association

Littledean Farm, Ayton, Eyemouth, Berwickshire, TD14 5TQ.  For further details contact Robert Barclay on 01890 870294.

Sunday, 20th November, 2022

Merse Vintage Ploughing Club

Foulden Hill, Foulden, Scottish Borders, TD14 5RL.  For further details contact Bill Wood on 07773 041137.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 27th November, 2022

Sherwood Forest Ploughing Match

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

Sunday, 27th November, 2022

Stratheden Ploughing Society

Central Scotland.  Further details from Ron Phillips on 07825 706924.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

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
  • Banbury & District Vintage Ploughing Society
  • Northern Area Vintage Ploughing Association (NAVPA)
  • Canonbie Vintage Club

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