UK Ploughing Matches

Ploughing matches are held on a local level throughout the country, with the majority being held during September, October and November.  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.

March 2018

Saturday, 10th March, 2018

Society of Ploughmen - Mar10 - Ploughing Seminar

*** CANCELLED  DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER CONDITIONS *** 

East Boldon, Tyne & Wear.   Please ask for details - contact Society of Ploughmen 01302 852469  

Sunday, 11th March, 2018

Morville Countryside Club

Grindle Farm, Shifnal, Shropshire, TF11 9JR. For further details contact Rachel Barker on 01746 785656.

Saturday, 17th March, 2018

Herefordshire Ploughing Association

*** POSTPONED UNTIL 25th MARCH DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS *** 

Biddlestone, St Owens Cross, Hereford, HR9 6NS.  For further details contact Nigel Morris on 01989 569377

Sunday, 18th March, 2018

Chertsey Agricultural Association

*** POSTPONED UNTIL 8th APRIL DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS *** 

Wey Manor Farm, Wey Manor Road, Byfleet, Surrey, KT15 3JQ. For further details contact Dorian Mead on 01784 462608 or 07973 392628

Sunday, 18th March, 2018

Makerfield Ploughing Society

**** MATCH CANCELLED DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER CONDITIONS  ****

For further details contact Jeanette Houghton on 07974 170675.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 18th March, 2018

South Eastern Vintage Agricultural Club (SEVAC)

Hadlow College, Tonbridge Road, Hadlow, Kent, TN11 0AL.  For further details contact Steve Pike on 07976 382511.

Saturday, 24th March, 2018

Whitchurch YFC Ploughing Match

Prees Heath,Whitchurch, Shropshire, SY13 3JT.  For further details contact Stuart Vickers on 07710 338138.  Includes A National Vintage Area Finals. (cancelled from Cheshire 2017).

Sunday, 25th March, 2018

Herefordshire Ploughing Association.

Biddlestone, St Owens Cross, Hereford, HR9 6NS.  For further details contact Nigel Morris on 01989 569377  (Match re-arranged from 17th March)

Saturday, 31st March, 2018

Society of Ploughmen - Mar31 - Ploughing Seminar

**** CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS  ****

Edenbridge, Kent.   Please ask for details - contact Society of Ploughmen 01302 852469 and reserve your place now!  

April 2018

Monday, 2nd April, 2018

Carmarthenshire Ploughing Society

Carmarthen, Wales.  Further information from Jane Sharp on 01267 211234.

Saturday, 7th April, 2018 until Sunday, 8th April, 2018

South Yorkshire Charity Ploughing Match & Thorne Ploughing Match

Saturday at Hatfield Lane, Barnby Dun,Doncaster, DN3 1DE.  Sunday at HMP Lindholme, A614 Hatfield Woodhouse, Doncaster, DN7 6VT. Further details from David Chappell or Ruth Jones on 01302 840098.  Raising money for #PloughForLife breast cancer now.  (Matches re-arranged from 3rd & 4th March).

Saturday, 7th April, 2018

Bath & Trowbridge Ploughing Society

Newton Meadows, Newton St Loe, Bath.  For further details contact Paul Withers on 07831 841050 or 01373 834535.

Sunday, 8th April, 2018

Memorial Ploughing Match Ltd

New Wolverton Farm, Shorwell, Newport, Isle of Wight. (follow the signs from Shorwell Church).  For further details contact Karen Sheath on 07922 783091.

Sunday, 8th April, 2018

Chertsey Agricultural Association.

Wey Manor Farm, Wey Manor Road, Byfleet, Surrey, KT15 3JQ. For further details contact Dorian Mead on 01784 462608 or 07973 392628  (Match re-arranged from 18th March)

Saturday, 21st April, 2018

Builth & District Ploughing & Hedging Society

** MATCH CANCELLED  **

Brecon, Powys.  For further details contact Sam Davies on 01591 620627.

Sunday, 22nd April, 2018

Hereford Charity Ploughing Match

Trevase Farm, St Owen's Cross, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR2 8ND.. For further details contact John Harris on 07989 980422.

Sunday, 22nd April, 2018

Isle of Wight Charity Ploughing Match

Kern Farm, Alverstone, Isle of Wight.  For further details contact Ricky Attrill on 01983 521135 or 07970 042973 (Match postponed from 18 March)

September 2018

Saturday, 1st September, 2018

Pandy & Monnowside Ploughing Society

 Monmouthshire.  Further details from Hazel Williams on 01873 890160 or 07903 765689

Sunday, 2nd September, 2018

Leominster & District Agricultural Improvement Society

Herefordshire.  For further details contact Anne Williams on 01568 615365.   

Sunday, 2nd September, 2018

North Cumbria Tractor Club

Tarn House, Little Salkeld, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1NP. For further details contact Colin & Sandra Hewetson on 01697 323025 or 07425 879403.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 2nd September, 2018

West End & Windlesham Agricultural & Horticultural Society

Manor Farm, Stoke d'Abernon, Surrey, KT11 3PU. For further details contact Ron Goff on 01483 475645 or 07899 048030

Sunday, 2nd September, 2018

Devon County Ploughing Association

Tiverton, Devon.  For further details contact Sarah Hammett on 01392 461268.  40th Anniversary Charity Match. (Match rearranged from March 2018). 

 

Saturday, 8th September, 2018

East Grinstead & Three Counties Agricultural & Ploughing Association

Ashlea Farm, Turners Hill Road, East Grinstead, RH19 4LB.  For further details contact Kate Anderson on 07811 202493.

Saturday, 8th September, 2018

Bradworthy & District Ploughing Association

Stowe Barton, Kilkhampton, Devon.  For further details contact Rose Wooldridge on 01409 261388.

Saturday, 8th September, 2018

Llanwarne & District Agricultural Society

Llanwarne Court, Llanwarne, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR2 8JE.  For further details contact Nigel Morris on 01989 569377.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 9th September, 2018

Suffolk Vintage Ploughing Society

Neville House Farm, Ingham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk , IP31 1PL.  For further details contact Paul Rowe on 01449 672645 or 07990 953935.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.  (Match re-arranged from 18th March 2018).

Sunday, 9th September, 2018

Sidmouth Junction & District Ploughing Association

Ewins Ash, Dunkeswell, Honiton, Devon. For further details contact Phillip Gibbins on 01404 850695 or 07779 685858.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 9th September, 2018

National Vintage Tractor & Engine Club - Thames Valley Group

Berkshire.  For further details contact Roger Hannington on 01189 832030 or 07720 760892. Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 9th September, 2018

Staffordshire & Birmingham Agricultural Society - Lichfield District

Common Lane Farm, Kings Bromley, Staffordshire, DE13 7JF. For further details contact Mrs V Myatt on 01543 372813.

Saturday, 15th September, 2018

Bridgwater & District Agricultural Society

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

Saturday, 15th September, 2018

West Grinstead & District Ploughing & Agricultural Association

Priors Byrne Farm, Partridge Green, Horsham, West Sussex. For further details contact Rowan Allan on 01903 879488.

Saturday, 15th September, 2018

Staffordshire & Birmingham Agricultural Society - Stafford District

St Thomas' Priory Farm, Tixall Road, Stafford, ST18 0XX.  Further details from Richard Clarke on 07813 040708.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Tuesday, 18th September, 2018

Frome Young Farmers' Ploughing Association

Cranmore Estate, Dean, Near Shepton Mallet, BA4 4RY.  For further details contact  Andy Pople on  07799268601. 

Tuesday, 18th September, 2018

Witheridge & District Ploughing Association

Tree Farm, Black Dog, Crediton, Devon. For further details contact Raymond Govier on 01884 860576.  

Wednesday, 19th September, 2018

Laughton & District Agricultural Society

Court Farm, Tarring Neville, Newhaven, East Sussex BN9 0JD.  For further details contact Shauna Fenner on 07737 668077.

Thursday, 20th September, 2018

Forest of Arden Agricultural Society

Pools Barn Farm, Little Alne, Wootton Wawen, Henley in Arden, B95 6JH.  For further details contact Sue Westmacott on 01564 793746. 

Saturday, 22nd September, 2018

Watton & District Ploughing Match

Watkins Hall Farm, Watton at Stone, Hertfordshire, SG14 2RJ. For further details contact Mr Ivan Smith on 07788 885852. Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 22nd September, 2018

Northern Counties Ploughing Association

Tyne & Wear.   For further details contact:  Reg Wilkinson on 01434 600809. 

Sunday, 23rd September, 2018

Cullompton & District Ploughing Association

Devon. For further details contact Sarah Hammett on 01392 461268. 

Sunday, 23rd September, 2018

Surrey County Agricultural Society

Surrey. For further details contact:  Andrea Hill on 01483 890810. Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 23rd September, 2018

Staffordshire & Birmingham Agricultural Society - Stone District

Lord Stafford Estate, Swynnerton, Stone, Staffordshire, ST15 0QE.  For further details contact Mrs D M Shelley on 01889 505292

Wednesday, 26th September, 2018

Cheshire Ploughing & Hedgecutting Society

 For further details contact Susan Ball on 01260 270180/07703.  

Saturday, 29th September, 2018

Fairford, Faringdon, Filkins & Burford Ploughing Association

Friars Court, Clanfield, Oxfordshire, OX18 2SY.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.  For further details contact Megan Saunders on 07393 437365.

Saturday, 29th September, 2018

Southwell & District Agricultural Society

Little Carlton, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG23 6BX. For further details contact Angela Hardstaff on 01159 635807 or 07974 816653. 
Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 29th September, 2018

Greenstead Green & District Agricultural Club

Maplestead hall, Little Mapplestead, Essex, CO9 2SL.  (In conjunction with The Essex County Ploughing Match).  For further details contact Ken Vince on 01376 325363 or  07850 579413.

Saturday, 29th September, 2018

Cruckton & District Ploughing & Hedging Society

Noreton Farm, Condover, Shrewsbury, Shropshire,  SY5 7AR. For further details contact Wendy Trow on 01743 891871 or 07932 408296. Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 29th September, 2018

East Sussex Ploughing Match Society

Church Farm, Guestling, East Sussex TN35 4HS.  For further details contact Jim Braiden on 07540 598877.

Saturday, 29th September, 2018

Guildford & District Ploughing Association

Ryde Farm Estate, Ripley, Surrey. For further details contact Mick & Janet Hill on 01403 257969.

Saturday, 29th September, 2018

Yeovil Ploughing Match Society

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

Saturday, 29th September, 2018

Lanreath & District Ploughing Association

Frogmore Farm, Lanteglos, Fowey, Cornwall,  PL22 1NP.  For further details contact Diana Stephens on 01503 230223.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 30th September, 2018

Kettering Ploughing Association

Harringworth, Corby, Northamtponshire. For further details contact Barry Moore on 01572 823703.

Sunday, 30th September, 2018

Melplash Agricultural Society

Dorset.  For further details contact Lucy Hart on 01308 423337.

Sunday, 30th September, 2018

Royal East Berkshire Agricultural Association

Marsh Lane, Taplow, Buckinghamshire, SL6 0DF.  For further details contact Dorothy Allard on 07780 978893.

October 2018

Wednesday, 3rd October, 2018

Royal South Bucks Agricultural Association

Berkshire College of Agriculture, Maidenhead, Berkshire.  For further details contact Andy Hall on 0118 971 4191 or 07818 040507

Saturday, 6th October, 2018

Burton District - Staffordshire & Birmingham Agricultural Society

Dunstall Crossroads, Dunstall, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 8BL. For further details contact Mrs K Thomlinson on 01283 820012.

Saturday, 6th October, 2018

Hurstpierpoint & District Agricultural Association

Hook House Farm, Near Haywards Heath, West Sussex.  For further details contact Gill Piper on 01273 983381.

Saturday, 6th October, 2018

Cottenham & District Ploughing Society

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

Saturday, 6th October, 2018

Crewkerne YFC

For further details contact Philip Hardwill on 07980 864169 or 01460 30661.  

Saturday, 6th October, 2018

Dishforth Ploughing Society

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

Saturday, 6th October, 2018

Basingstoke & District Agricultural Society

Mapledurwell, Basingstoke.  For further details contact Lynette Steel on 07808 721430.

Saturday, 6th October, 2018

Salisbury & District Agricultural Club

 Salisbury, Wiltshire.   For further details contact Alison Snook on 01722 426850.

Sunday, 7th October, 2018

Ferguson Club Ploughing Match

Ampton Hall Estates, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP31 1HU. For further details contact:  Henry Castle on 01284 728422.

Sunday, 7th October, 2018

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, 7th October, 2018

Launceston & Callington Ploughing Association

The Barton, Lawhitton, Launceston, off the A388 Launceston to Callington road.  For further details contact Jane Howlett on 01752 840468 or 07817 179545.

Sunday, 7th October, 2018

Dorchester Agricultural Society Ploughing Match

Dorset.  For further details contact Rebecca Cox on 01305 264249.

Saturday, 13th October, 2018 until Sunday, 14th October, 2018

68th British National Ploughing Championships & Country Festival

Austrey, Atherstone, Warwickshire, CV9 3ED.  By kind permission of William Corbett Farms Ltd.  Further information from the Society of Ploughmen on 01302 852469

Sunday, 14th October, 2018

Morville Heath Vintage Ploughing Club

Home Farm, Tinkers Castle Road, Seisdon, West Midlands, WV5 7HF. For further details contact Susan Adams on 01746 765517.

Saturday, 20th October, 2018

Sussex County Ploughing Association

Sussex.  For further details contact  Gill Piper on 01273 983381. Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 20th October, 2018

Winchester Growmore Club

Hampshire.  For further details contact Ian Ralph on 07702 165976.

Saturday, 20th October, 2018

Warwick Vintage Tractor & Machinery Society

Preston-on-Stour, nr Stratford-on-Avon, CV37 8NG.  For further details contact Andy Bean on 01926 817934. Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 21st October, 2018

Norfolk Ploughing Society

Norfolk. For further details contact Kathy Dunning on 01603 870430. Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 21st October, 2018

Barton upon Humber & District Ploughing Society

Wold Road, Worlaby Topp, Brigg, North Lincolnshire. DN20 0N5.  For further details contact Mrs M Scowen on 01469 530741. Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 21st October, 2018

Lower Penn Ploughing Match

Langley Hall Farm, Lower Penn, WV4 4XU.  For further details contact Robert Reade on 07966 255615.

Sunday, 21st October, 2018

North East Derbyshire Ploughing Association

Owlcotes Farm, Shire Lane, Heath, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 5SQ.  For further details contact AlexTownroe on 07791 109566. 

Saturday, 27th October, 2018

Barugh & District Ploughing Association

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

Saturday, 27th October, 2018

Western Area Agricultural Competitions

Silena Farm, Sparnon, St. Buryan Penzance Cornwall, TR19 6HQ. For further details contact Simon Hollywood on 01736 810460.

Saturday, 27th October, 2018

Stockbridge Growmore Club

Stockbridge, Hampshire.  For further details contact  Tim Howkins on 01794 368330 or 07710 991221

November 2018

Sunday, 4th November, 2018

Brandesburton Young Farmers Club

East Yorkshire.  For further details contact  Lucinda Maltas on 07825 558225.

Saturday, 10th November, 2018

Kirriemuir Ploughing Association Ltd

Mains of Whitewell, Forfar, DD8 3SB. For further details contact Lizzy Baxter on 07720 848387

Saturday, 17th November, 2018

Reston Ploughing Association

Berwickshire. For further details contact Robert Barclay on 01890 870294.

Sunday, 18th November, 2018

Merse Vintage Ploughing Club

 For further details contact Bill Wood on 07773 041137.  Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Sunday, 18th November, 2018

East Riding Federation of Young Farmers Club

East Yorkshire. For further details contact Fiona Witty on 01723 890811. Includes a National Vintage Area Final.

Saturday, 24th November, 2018

Lauderdale Ploughing Society

Wantonwalls Farm, Lauder, Berwickshire,TD2 6QT.  For further details contact June Anderson on 01896 848996.

Sunday, 25th November, 2018

Sherwood Forest Ploughing Match

Mansfield, 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


  • Hereford Charity Ploughing Match
  • Isle of Wight Charity Ploughing Match
  • Pandy & Monnowside Ploughing Society
  • Leominster & District Agricultural Improvement Society

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