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 2024

Sunday, 11th February, 2024

Norfolk Ploughing Society

Massingham Road, Grimston, Norfolk, PE32 1DN by kind permission of Mr Roger Coe.  For further details contact Stuart Bunting on 01603 658077.

Saturday, 17th February, 2024

Society of Ploughmen - Ploughing Seminar

FULLY BOOKED.

Whitchurch, Shropshire.   Please telephone 01302 852469 (in office hours) or click to email the Society of Ploughmen to request details.  See www.ploughmen.co.uk/academy for more details.

Next Seminar - Coventry on 17th March or Training Day on 24th March.

Pre-booked places only.  

Sunday, 18th February, 2024

Newborough YFC

Guntons Road, Newborough, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE6 7RU.  For further details contact Gavin Harris on 07765 917218

Saturday, 24th February, 2024

East Riding Federation of Young Farmers Club

Highgate Farm, Lock Lane, Holme upon Spalding Moor, East Yorkshire, YO43 4DZ.  For further details contact Sarah Dean on  07889 886163 Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

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Sunday, 25th February, 2024

Collingham Spring Ploughing Match

Plot Lane/Wood Lane, North East of South Scarle, Nottinghamshire, NG23 7JW by kind permission of G H Chennells Farm Ltd.  For further details, email or see the website.

March 2024

Saturday, 2nd March, 2024

Wimborne St Giles Ploughing Match

** MATCH CANCELLED **

Long Crichel, Wichampton, Dorset, BH21 5JU.  What3Words //grow.lump.huddling.  For further details contact Nick Rymer on 07771 282822

Saturday, 2nd March, 2024

South Yorkshire Charity Ploughing Match

HMP Lindholme, Bawtry Road, Hatfield Woodhouse, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN7 6BW.  For further details contact David Chappell on 01302 840098.  

Saturday, 2nd March, 2024

Herefordshire Ploughing Association

Wharton Farm, Pontshill, Ross-on-Wye, HR9 5SX.  For further details contact Nigel Morris on 01989 569377

Sunday, 3rd March, 2024

Suffolk Vintage Ploughing Society

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

Sunday, 3rd March, 2024

Thorne & District Agricultural Society

Boston Park Farm, Hatfield Woodhouse, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN7 6DS.  Further information from David Chappell on 01302 840098

Saturday, 9th March, 2024

Flintshire Farmers Ploughing Society

Land at Five Fords,  Abenbury, Wrexham, LL13 0PA.  For further details contact Iona Lloyd Roberts on 01352 720292 or 07719 067463.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 10th March, 2024

North Notts Ploughing Match

Scaftworth, near Bawtry, Doncaster, South Yorkshire by kind permission of G T Wagstaff & Son.  For further details contact Jon Wheeler on 07976 787751

Saturday, 16th March, 2024

Staffordshire & Birmingham Agricultural Society - Uttoxeter District.

Fole Farm, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, ST14 5EL by kind permission of the Stubbs Family.  Further details contact David Rushton on 07970 628006.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final (postponed from 2023,  qualifying for the 2024 National Championships).

Sunday, 17th March, 2024

Society of Ploughmen - Ploughing Seminar.

Allesley, Coventry, West Midlands.   Please click to email or telephone the Society of Ploughmen 01302 852469 (during office hours) for further details and reserve your place now!  

Pre-booked places only.

 

Saturday, 23rd March, 2024

Whitchurch YFC Ploughing Match

Burleydam, Whitchurch, Shropshire, SY13 4AU.  For further details contact Stuart Vickers on 07710 338138.  

Saturday, 23rd March, 2024 until Sunday, 24th March, 2024

Charity Match for Cancer Research

Brodsworth Quarry, Doncaster, DN5 7UY.  For more information visit website or contact Peter Brealey on 07810 838936

Saturday, 23rd March, 2024

Heddington & Stockley Vintage Ploughing Society

Near Bishops Cannings, Wiltshire SN10 2LN.  What3Words //trucks.backhand.then.  For further details contact James Ovens on 07967 753305.  Click here for Facebook and online entry

Sunday, 24th March, 2024

Society of Ploughmen - Training Day

Allesley, Coventry, West Midlands.   Please click to email or telephone the Society of Ploughmen 01302 852469 (during office hours) for further details and reserve your place now!  

Places are limited.  Pre-booked places only.

www.ploughmen.co.uk/academy

Sunday, 24th March, 2024

Dorchester Agricultural Society Ploughing Match

** MATCH CANCELLED **

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

Saturday, 30th March, 2024

Charity Ploughing Match.

Thirsk, North Yorkshire.  For further details contact Derek Tyson on 07789 373092.  In aid of Yorkshire Cancer Research.

April 2024

Saturday, 6th April, 2024

Denbigshire Farmers Ploughing & Hedging Society

Denbighshire, North Wales. For further details contact Amy Evans on 07802 518395.

Saturday, 20th April, 2024

Woodhouse Vintage Ploughing Match

   Woodhouse Farm, Wheatsheaf Road, Henfield, West Sussex, BN5 9BA.  For further details email Colin Broucke

May 2024

Saturday, 4th May, 2024

Anglesey Vintage Ploughing Society

** CHANGE OF DATE **

Carn, Brynsiencyn, Isle of Anglesey, LL61 6HX.  For further details email or text 07786 553464.

August 2024

Sunday, 18th August, 2024

Banbury & District Vintage Ploughing Society

Park Farm, Rousham, Bicester, OX25 4QY.  For further details contact Graham Clifton on 07500 894217. Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 24th August, 2024

Canonbie Vintage Club

Hoddomtown Farm, Eccllefechan, Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire, DG11 1AP.  For further details contact John Johnstone on 07786 047165.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 31st August, 2024

Staffordshire & Birmingham Agricultural Society - Burton District

Stud Farm, Byrkley, Rangemore, DE13 9RF.  For further details contact Kate Tomlinson on 07770 803115

September 2024

Sunday, 1st September, 2024

North Cumbria Tractor Club

Cumbria.  For further details contact Sandra and Colin Hewetson on 01697 323025.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final

Sunday, 1st September, 2024

Romney Marsh Ploughing & Cultivations Society

Caldicott Farm, Lydd, Romney Marsh, Kent, TN29 9QQ by kind permission of Tim Bush.  For further details contact Diana Wimble on 07821 009693.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 1st September, 2024

Cambridgeshire County Ploughing Championship

Copley Hill Business Park, Cambridge Road, Babraham, Cambridge, CB22 3GN.  For further details contact David Stearn on 07935 912854. 

Sunday, 1st September, 2024

Wythall Young Farmers Club

Worcestershire.  For further details contact Emma Stevens on 07869 804094

Saturday, 7th September, 2024

Ellel & District Ploughing & Hedging Association

Hardhead Farm, Cockerham, Lancaster, LA2 0BS.  For further details contact Andrea Gardner on 07921 020655.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 7th September, 2024

Pandy & Monnowside Ploughing Society

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

Saturday, 7th September, 2024

Charity Ploughing Match - Leicestershire

Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire.  For further details contact Steve Webster on 07970 434457 

Sunday, 8th September, 2024

Makerfield Ploughing Society

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

Sunday, 8th September, 2024

Sidmouth Junction & District Ploughing Association

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

Sunday, 8th September, 2024

Vale of Glamorgan Ploughing & Hedging Society

Vale of Glamorgan.  For further details contact Sarah Radcliffe on 07855 414759

Sunday, 8th September, 2024

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, 8th September, 2024

Staffordshire & Birmingham Agricultural Society - Lichfield District

Shenstone Hall Farm, Watling Street (A5), Shenstone, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS14 0DL.  For further details contact Julia Foster on 07799 116849

Wednesday, 11th September, 2024

Royal Forest Agricultural Association

Windsor Great Park, Windsor, Berkshire by kind permission of The Crown Estate.  For more information contact Tony King on 07826 710944

Wednesday, 11th September, 2024

NVTEC Ouse Valley Group

Bourne End Farm, Wootton, Bedford, MK43 9AP by kind permission of The Cook Family.  For further details contact Max Cherry on 07850 734221.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final 

Saturday, 14th September, 2024

East Grinstead & Three Counties Agricultural & Ploughing Association

Ashlea Farm, Turners Hill Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 4LB by kind permission of Mr B Foster.  For further details contact Kate Lewis on 07811 202493.

Saturday, 14th September, 2024

Cruckton & District Ploughing & Hedging Society

Harnage Estates Ltd, Cressage, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY5 6EB.  For further details contact Karen Pritchard on 01743 884628.   

Saturday, 14th September, 2024

Haddenham & District Ploughing Society

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

Saturday, 14th September, 2024

Staffordshire & Birmingham Agricultural Society - Uttoxeter District

Staffordshire.  For further details contact David Rushton on 07970 628006.

Saturday, 14th September, 2024

Llanwarne & District Agricultural Society

The Burnt House Grain Store, Old Gore, Ross-on-Wye, HR9 7QW.  For further details contact Nigel Morris on 01989 569377.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 14th September, 2024

Gravesend & Rochester Agricultural Association

North End Farm, Park Corner Road, Southfleet, Gravesend, Kent, DA13 9LJ.   For further details contact Ashley Kenyon on 01233 740077 

Sunday, 15th September, 2024

Forest of Arden Agricultural Society

Station Field, The Slough, Studley, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, B80 7EN by kind permission of Mr & Mrs P Allely.  For further details contact Sue Westmacott on 01564 793746.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 15th September, 2024

Cheriton Fitzpaine & District Ploughing Association

Devon.  For further details contact Julie Davie on 07791 347788.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 15th September, 2024

Staffordshire & Birmingham Agricultural Society - Stone District

Model Farm, Hanchurch, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 8SD.  For further details contact Michelle Hopley on 07490 161854

Sunday, 15th September, 2024

Rochford Hundred Vintage Tractor & Engine Club

Hawkwell Hall Farm, Hawkwell, Rochford, Essex, SS5 4LL.  Further information from Ken McVittie on 01702 258452 or 07821 537451.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final and a Ferguson Area Final.

Sunday, 15th September, 2024

Haddenham & District Ploughing Society.

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

Sunday, 15th September, 2024

Salopian Ploughing Society -

Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4.  For further details contact Robert Ball on 07712 640157

Wednesday, 18th September, 2024

Colaton Raleigh & District Ploughing Association

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

Saturday, 21st September, 2024

Bridgwater & District Agricultural Society

Chedzoy, Bridgwater, Somerset.   For further details contact Laura Hawker on 07890 200482

Saturday, 21st September, 2024

Weald of Kent Ploughing Match Association

Honey Farm, Munday Bois Road, Puckley, Ashford, Kent, TN27 0SU by kind permission of Mr D Gwillim.  For further details contact Liz Miles on 07872 501951.

Saturday, 21st September, 2024

The Spires Ploughing Association

Halesowen & Hagley Farmers Club - West Midlands.  For further details contact Penny Allin on 01527 454964

Saturday, 21st September, 2024

Northern Counties Ploughing Association

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

Saturday, 21st September, 2024

West Grinstead & District Ploughing & Agricultural Association

Westons Farm, Itchingfield, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13 0BD.   For further details contact Rowan Allan on 01903 879488 or Felicity Elliott on 07866 202588.

Saturday, 21st September, 2024

Stoke Bliss & District Agricultural Improvement Society

Grain Farm, Linley Green, Bromyard, Herefordshire, WR6 5RQ by kind permission of D J R Farm Services.  For further details contact Ann Basford on 07974 998908.

Saturday, 21st September, 2024

Willingham & District Ploughing Society

Cambridgeshire.  For further details contact Carol Daff on 07743 656231

Saturday, 21st September, 2024

Collingham & District Agricultural Society

Nottinghamshire.  For further details contact Robert Bett on 07903 010773

Sunday, 22nd September, 2024

Cullompton & District Ploughing Association

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

Sunday, 22nd September, 2024

West Hallam & District Ploughing & Hedgecutting Association

Hollymount Farm, Smalley, Derbyshire, DE7 6DW by kind permission of Mr Thomas Allsop.  For further details contact the Ploughing Secretary - John Smith on 01159 325517 or 07791 572528. 

Sunday, 22nd September, 2024

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.

Sunday, 22nd September, 2024

Herefordshire Federation of Young Farmers Clubs

Herefordshire.  For further details contact Herefordshire YFC on 01432 274187.    

Sunday, 22nd September, 2024

Morville Heath Vintage Ploughing Club

Corve Barn Farm, Brockton, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, TF13 6QX.  For further details contact Tony Maiklem on 01746 789666 or 07970 945258.

Sunday, 22nd September, 2024

Royal East Berks Agricultural Association

Castle End Farm, Castle End Road, Rustcombe, Berkshire, RG10 9XQ by kind permission of Chris and Lucy Zeal and Nick Philp.  For further details contact Stuart Wilcox on 07831 281121.

Tuesday, 24th September, 2024

Frome Young Farmers' Ploughing Association

Land at Hemington, Padstock, Somerset by kind permission of W F H Francis & Son.  For further details contact  Zoe Welch on 07435 316175 

Wednesday, 25th September, 2024

Cheshire Ploughing & Hedgecutting Society

Holly Tree Farm, Lower Withington, Macclesfield, SK11 9DT by kind permission of the Venables and Lea families.  For further details contact Susan Ball on 07703 126142.  

Wednesday, 25th September, 2024

Mendip Ploughing Society

Green Ore, Wells, Somerset.  For further details contact Judith Ogborne on 07783 709619.  

Wednesday, 25th September, 2024

East Kent Ploughing Match Association

Bossington Farm, Adisham.  For further details contact Lorna Astbury on 07538 547010 

Thursday, 26th September, 2024

Flintham & District Ploughing Match & Show

Nottinghamshire.  For further details contact Lucie Sheldon on 07970 152906

Friday, 27th September, 2024 until Saturday, 28th September, 2024

All Wales Ploughing Championships

& Five Nations Ploughing Challenge. 
Cwrt Malle Farm, Llangynog, Carmarthen, SA33 5BN.  For further details contact Helen Convery on 07786 065488.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final

Saturday, 28th September, 2024

Bedfordshire Young Farmers Clubs County Match

Valance End Farm, Dagnall, Bedfordshire (What 3 Words ///valued.obvious.finger). For further details contact Richard Norman on 07774696726.

Saturday, 28th September, 2024

Fairford, Faringdon, Filkins & Burford Ploughing Association

Little Farindon Road, Langford, Gloucestershire, GL7 3LA by kind permission of A J Cole & Son and Mr P Kirby.   For further details contact Alison Joseph on 07778 906433

Saturday, 28th September, 2024

Southwell & District Agricultural Society

Southwell Ploughing Match and Show.  Oxton Estate, Oxton, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0TD.  For further details contact Sam Tooley on 07748 468585.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 28th September, 2024

Greenstead Green & District Agricultural Club

Greenstead Green Farm, Greenstead Green, Essex, CO9 1QY.  70th Anniversary and in conjunction with Essex County Ploughing Match.  For further details contact Janice Vince on 07967 794451

Saturday, 28th September, 2024

Essex County Ploughing Match

In conjunction with the Greenstead Green Agricultural Club at Greenstead Green Farm, Greenstead Green, Essex, CO9 1QY.   For further details contact Jackie Hiskey on 07889 780620  

Saturday, 28th September, 2024

East Sussex Ploughing Match Society

East Sussex.  For further details contact Jim Braiden on 07540 598877

Saturday, 28th September, 2024

Bradworthy & District Ploughing Association

Stitworthy Farm, Higher Clovelly, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5SG.  For further details contact Rose Wooldridge on 01409 261388. 

Saturday, 28th September, 2024

Yeovil Ploughing Match Society

Mudford, Yeovil, Somerset.  For further details contact Mr Vincent Baker on 01935 826368.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 28th September, 2024

Lanreath & District Ploughing Association

Trenderway Farm, Pelynt, Looe, Cornwall, PL13 2LY.  For further details contact Diana Stephens on 01503 230223.  

Saturday, 28th September, 2024

Petworth & District Agricultural Association

Scrase Farms, Black Gate Lane, Pulborough, West Sussex, RH20 1DF by kind permission of Nicholas & Jonathan Scrase.  For further details contact Sarah Kenny, Joint Secretary on 07973 797160.

Sunday, 29th September, 2024

West of England Ploughing Association

Goonhoskyn Farm, Summercourt, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 4PP.  For further details contact Kate Allfree on 07400 414646.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 29th September, 2024

Sheepy & District Ploughing & Hedgecutting Association

Clifton Campville, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 0AR. (what3words: atom.morphing.oven).   For further details contact Mrs Pat Rowland on 07939 162259.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 29th September, 2024

The Spires Ploughing Association.

Chaddesley Corbett Farmers Club, Woodrow Lane, Chaddesley Corbett, Worcestershire, DY10 4QF.   For further details contact Penny Allin on 01527 454964

October 2024

Wednesday, 2nd October, 2024

Brailsford & District Ploughing & Hedgecutting Society

Middleton Park Farm, Alkmonton, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 3DH.  For further information contact Eileen Holmes on 01335 343274

Thursday, 3rd October, 2024

Trumpet & District Agricultural Society

Herefordshire.  For further details contact  June Green on 07813 754873. 

Saturday, 5th October, 2024

Cottenham & District Ploughing Society

Cottenham, Cambridgeshire. For further details contact Paul Smith on 07836 234976.  Includes a National Vintage area final  

Saturday, 5th October, 2024

Dishforth Ploughing Society

North Yorkshire.  For further details contact Derek Tyson on 07789 373092.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final

Saturday, 5th October, 2024

Truro & District Ploughing Match Society

Liskey Hill, Perranporth, Cornwall.  For further details contact Edd Buckland on 07595 893394.

Saturday, 5th October, 2024

Wormside Agricultural Improvement Society

Herefordshire.  Celebrating 180 years!  For further details contact Katie Dyke on 07583 965281

Sunday, 6th October, 2024

Three Counties Ploughing Federation

Church Farm, Darrington, West Yorkshire, WF8 3BH by kind permission of R Wilson & Son.  For further details contact Debbie Savill on 01777 838720 or 07870 397486.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 6th October, 2024

Launceston & Callington Ploughing Association

Werrington Park, Launceston, Cornwall.  For further details contact Jane Howlett on 01752 840468.  Celebrating 50th Anniversary.

Sunday, 6th October, 2024

Ledbury Ploughing Society

Herefordshire.  For further details contact Alistair Young on 07721 424579.

Sunday, 6th October, 2024

Spilsby YFC

Lincolnshire.  For further details contact George Hobson on 07535 959331.

Sunday, 6th October, 2024

Henley & District Agricultural Association

Oxfordshire.  For further details contact Jo Taylor on 01491 413619

 

Saturday, 12th October, 2024 until Sunday, 13th October, 2024

73rd British National Ploughing Championships & Country Festival

Thoresby Estate, near Newark, Nottinghamshire by kind permission of Thoresby Farming.
Further information from the Society of Ploughmen on 01302 852469.

For further information on the event - click here

 

Saturday, 19th October, 2024

Sussex County Ploughing Association

Sussex.  For further details contact Jim Braiden on 07540 598877.  

Saturday, 19th October, 2024

Winchester Growmore Club

Hampshire.  For further details contact Ian & Jan Ralph on 01962 863630

Sunday, 20th October, 2024

Barton upon Humber & District Ploughing Society

Wold Farm, Elsham Top, Brigg, North Lincolnshire, DN20 0NS.  For further details contact Maureen Scowen on 01469 530741.  

Saturday, 26th October, 2024

Barugh & District Ploughing Association

Mount Farm, Woolley, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 2JJ . For further details contact Darren on 07932 627178 or Cath on 07979 253602.

Saturday, 26th October, 2024

Stockbridge Growmore Club

Sutton Manor Farms, Sutton Scotney, Winchester.  For further details contact Roger Tiller on 01264 710672

November 2024

Saturday, 2nd November, 2024

Rutland Ploughing Match

Rutland.   For further details contact Edward Griffin on 07939 151164.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final
 

Sunday, 17th November, 2024

Merse Vintage Ploughing Club

Norham East Mains, Berwick on Tweed.  For further details contact Bill Wood on 07773 041137.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final 

Saturday, 23rd November, 2024

Lauderdale Ploughing Society

Lauder Haugh, Lauder, TD2 6PF.  For further details contact Bruce Richardson on 07812 441272.

Sunday, 24th November, 2024

Stratheden Ploughing Society

Fife.  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


  • Banbury & District Vintage Ploughing Society
  • Canonbie Vintage Club
  • Staffordshire & Birmingham Agricultural Society - Burton District
  • North Cumbria Tractor Club

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