Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Perfect day for ploughing whether by modern tractor or old horse

Perfect day for ploughing whether by modern tractor or old horse

DOZENS of competitors took part in the 127th annual Henley ploughing match on Sunday. Hundreds of people attended the event, which is ...

 

Farmer and show man dies at 83

Farmer and show man dies at 83

A FARMER who worked in Remenham for almost 60 years has died. Donald Dawes, who ran Woodside Farm in Remenham, passed away at the ...

 

‘The best one-day agricultural show in the country’

TOWARDS the end of the 19th century it was the fashion for landowners and their tenants to create their own agricultural societies. ...

 

Wood is theme of food and farming marquee

THE Henley Show will once again play host to the hugely popular food and farming marquee. It provides a unique opportunity for both ...

 

Welcome to the 127th Henley Show

Welcome to the 127th Henley Show

IN 1937 my father and mother set off from Dorset looking for a farm. They eventually ran out of petrol at White Pond Farm and rented ...

 

Ploughing match day

THE 127th annual ploughing match organised by the Henley & District Agricultural Association will take place at Bishopsland Farm, ...

 

Hunt on parade

THE Kimblewick Hunt covers parts of six counties, ncluding Oxfordshire. It was formed in 2002 by the amalgamation of the Vale of ...

 

Bring on the knights of old

Bring on the knights of old

A JOUSTING display will be among new attractions at this year’s Henley Show. The Knights of Middle England, a stunt team based at ...

 

Under-16s enter free

THE Henley Show is organised by the Henley and District Agricultural Association and held at the Henley Showground in Hambleden, off ...

 

Woolly wonders

THE Sheep Show is a fun and educational live show of sheep breeds and shearing. It is seen at numerous outdoor events throughout the ...

 

Dogs and ducks on display

FREDDIE’S FARM dog and duck display will take place twice during the afternoon. It will be given by Stuart Barnes, who has worked as a ...

 

Birds of prey fly back in

THE JRCS Falconry display team is returning to this year’s show. Jan Prymarka and his falconers will give two flying demonstrations ...

 

Look out for some lovely livestock

Look out for some lovely livestock

A VARIETY of cattle breeds will be on display at the show. There will be Hereford, Aberdeen Angus, Sussex and Belted Galloway ...

 

What’s on when and where: timetable of events and attractions

What’s on when and where: timetable of events and attractions

Main ring: The Invesco Perpetual ring 8.30am Class 101 open ridden hunter 10am Class 102 accumulator with joker (showjumping) 11.45am ...

 

Friendly giants from Seychelles

Friendly giants from Seychelles

ANOTHER new attraction at this year’s show will be giant tortoises, which are tame and can be stroked. The Aldabra giant tortoise ...

 

Village of heavy horses

Village of heavy horses

NEW to this year’s show is the Heavy Horse Village. Visitors will be able to get up close to the horses and talk to the exhibitors ...

 

How to enter the dog show

ENTRIES to the companion dog show will be taken on the showground, next to the produce tent, from 11.30am. Judging will begin at 12....

 

Knights joust can’t wait to entertain show-goers

Knights joust can’t wait to entertain show-goers

A JOUSTING display will be among new attractions at this year’s Henley Show next weekend. The Knights of Middle England, a stunt team ...

 

Knights to visit show

Knights to visit show

A JOUSTING display will be among new attractions at this year’s Henley Show. The Knights of Middle England, a stunt team based at ...

 

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