With some many competitions at Country Fest, everyone can get involved! From Baking to Handicraft, Dog Shows to Trail Runs, Country Fest really is a celebration of the British Countryside. Find out how to get involved and enter competitions below.

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RBST Young Shepherd Event & Native Breed Cattle Young Handlers Event

The Rare Breeds Survival Trust are hosting their fantastic Annual Young Shepherd Event for the third year, with classes, demonstrations and workshops all weekend. New for 2017, they will also incorporate the Native Breed Cattle Young handlers Event. Classes for Rare Breed Sheep, Native Breed Cattle and Young Handlers.

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Sew Crafty Handicrafts

New for 2017, there are 34 handicraft classes available, with classes for bags, greetings cards, upholstery, patchwork, hats, bunting, and much more. Have a look at our schedule for details. There are also classes for children as well as a class for Primary Schools to build and exhibit their own scarecrow at Country Fest.

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Bake a Cake

A firm favourite at Country Fest, and open to bakers of all ages, with some fantastic baking prizes for the winner of each class, so dust off your apron and get baking!

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10k Trail Run & 1k Mini Trail

Country Fest 10km (approx) Trail Race for age 15+. Easy to follow, signposted trail with undulating terrain along lanes, footpaths, fields, tow path adjacent to canal, max 100 metre climb. Suitable footwear i.e. trainers recommended. T- Shirt for all competitors. 10km Trail race starts 11.30am.

  • No Dogs allowed on course. Free Car Park
  • Water at the finish line
  • T-Shirt for all competitors, to be collected on return

1km Mini Trail for Children under 15 within the confines of the Showground, incorporating farmland and undulating terrain. The Mini Trail will start at 11am. Rosettes for all competitors.  Sign in for both races from 10am.

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Poultry Show

Classes include Large Hard Feather, Large Soft Feather, Bantams and Waterfowl, plus children’s classes and egg classes.

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Open Sheep Dog Trials

Running on both days of Country Fest

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Terrier Racing

Entries taken on the day, a frantic fast paced race taking place in the Demo Arena on both days of Country Fest

Terrier Show

25 classes, including children’s and puppy classes

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Companion Dog Show

21 classes, with novelty and children’s classes included. Rosettes for Best in Show, Best Veteran, Best Puppy and prizes for all children taking part

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Two Star Rabbit Show

A very popular competition at Country Fest, with over 100 entries in 2016.

For a schedule and to enter, please contact Laurel Benson: or 01229 582591