This fantastic day of entertainment is nearer than you think. Bellingham Show is only 45 min. drive from Newcastle. It is on public transport routes. Directions on the website, postcode NE48 2JY.
Great value for money! FREE PARKING. Adults £6; Children u. 14 years £2; OAP £4; babes in arms FOC; Vice President £25 (2 admissions); Member £10 (1 admission); Life Membership £100 (1 admission for life). Many activities on the field are free of charge. The classes are not just for locals, if you qualify, you can enter anything you like. Most children’s classes in home baking, craft and art classes are free to enter; don’t be shy and fill out a form today.
www.bellinghamshow.co.uk by post; Rachel Pearson, Show Secretary, Carriteth Cottage, Bellingham, Hexham, Northumberland, NE48 2LD t. 07734 294 831 e. firstname.lastname@example.org The Chairman. email@example.com The Treasurer. firstname.lastname@example.org
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LIVE MUSIC ALL DAY PUB GAMES Plus, the longest running Northumbrian piping competition in the world. Acoustic music in the Vintage Tea Tent in the afternoon
What’s on in the Paddock:- classes for; retrained racehorses, ridden and working hunters, Mountain and Moorelands, jumping, horse and pony sports and best pony. What’s on at the Kennels: hound, terrier, collie and fun dog show. Gun dog scurry.
This section celebrates the agricultural heritage of the area. Classes for Blackface sheep (Scotch and Hexham type), Cheviots, Leicesters, Continental breeds and much, much more.
Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, miniature pony and trap rides, meet Otto the Otter and Teddy the Fox, mini Olympics and games, Tug o’ War, fairground rides, petting corner, Go-Kart party, face painting, balloon modelling, Horsey Hopper Derby, North Tynies Play Bus See website for timetable and more information 3
Vintage Tea Marquee – the best English cake and a nice cup of tea to be had for miles around for only £3 – delicious!
ACTION FOR THE ADVENTUROUS Clay pigeon shooting, lazer clays, archery with the Bowman of Backworth, climbing wall, Army Cadets, Fire Brigade Cadets
As well as all the classes, main ring entertainment, bands and judging you can also see: Medieval wood turning, Tommy Craggs- Chainsaw
carver, a Taste of History-Roman cookery demonstration
Opening ceremony, First Schools in the area performing a song they have written ‘Bellingham Show Song’. Chariots of Fire Horse Display Team, Police Dog Handlers, Inter Hunt challenge, Tug of War, Terrier Racing, Hound Parade, Parade of Champions, Fell Race, Fancy Dress Parade. See website for timetable and more information
Craft tent stuffed full of stands and several crafty things for you to try. Trade stands ranging from local crafts, clothing, gifts, tack, tools, plants & great foody stalls – something for everyone.
This section celebrates the home baking, crafts and art of the area. (formerly called the Industrial Section). Cakes, jams, crochet, stick dressing, hand writing, painting and every traditional craft you can think of. Plus there are several crafty things for you and your kids to try your hands at. 4
MEMBERSHIP OF THE SHOW BANKER’S ORDER FORM Please complete and return to the Secretary or set up a standing order and email your name and address to the Secretary so your badges can be posted out. To (Name of Bank) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Plc Address of Bank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...................................... ..................................... On receipt of the order please pay Lloyds Banks plc Bellingham, Sort code 30-94-19, for the account of North Tyne and Redesdale Agricultural Society - Account No. 00712498 the sum of £ . . . . . . . . and continue to make payments on the 1st day of June annually until further notice. This order cancels any previous order. Name …………………………………………………………………………. Signature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................................ ........................................ Email Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Name of account of be debited. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bank Account Number . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sort Code Number . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHARGES Vice President . . . . . . . . £25 (2 admissions) and entry to the V.I.P marquee Member . . . . . . . . . . . . £10 (1 admission) Life Membership . . . . . . £150 (1 admission each year for life) and entry to the V.I.P marquee
The Show reserves the right to change these times, check www.bellinghamshow.co.uk before Show Day
JUDGING WILL BEGIN AT 10.00 AM PLEASE NOTE It is the exhibitors’ responsibility to deliver and collect the necessary licences to and from the Show Officials. Show CPH is 31/069/8000 The Geoff Robson Memorial Perpetual Challenge Cup to be presented to the Overall Champion. The Tom MacKay Memorial Trophy to be presented to the Reserve Overall Champion The Brieredge Trophy for the Best Blackface Sheep in Show presented by Mr and Mrs B Anderson BLACKFACE SHEEP – SCOTCH Judge – Mr G Paxon, Scots Gap The Hexham Courant Salver to be presented to the Champion in this section. Entry Fee: st nd rd th £1. Prize Money: 1 £8; 2 £5; 3 £3; 4 rosette, Champ & Res champ rosette Class 1 Tup, shearling or over Class 2 Tup lamb Class 3 Ewe that has reared lambs this season Class 4 Gimmer Class 5 Ewe lamb Class 6 Pair of ewe lambs Class 7 Group – any three sheep BLACKFACE SHEEP - HEXHAM TYPE Judge – Mr W E Charlton, Greenlees The William Henry Charlton Cup to be presented to this section Champion Entry Fee: £1. st nd rd th Prize Money: 1 £8; 2 £5; 3 £3; 4 rosette, Champ & Res champ rosette Class 8 Ewe that has reared lambs this season Class 9 Gimmer Class 10 Ewe lamb Class 11 Tup, shearling or over Class 12 Tup lamb Class 13 Pair of ewe lambs Class 14 Group –any three sheep SWALEDALE SHEEP Judge – TBC The Bellingham Show Perpetual Rose Bowl to be presented to this section Champion. st nd rd th Entry Fee: £1. Prize Money: 1 £8; 2 £5; 3 £3; 4 rosette, Champ & Res champ rosette Class 15 Ewe that has reared lambs this season Class 16 Gimmer Class 17 Ewe lamb Class 18 Tup, shearling or over Class 19 Tup lamb Class 20 Group – any three sheep
BLUEFACE LEICESTER SHEEP Judge –Mr Jimmy Elliot, Powburn The Act Perpetual Trophy to be presented to this section Champion. Entry Fee: £1. Prize st nd rd th Money: 1 £8; 2 £5; 3 £3; 4 rosette, Champ & Res champ rosette Class 21 Tup, shearling or over Class 22 Tup lamb Class 23 Ewe that has reared lambs this season Class 24 Gimmer Class 25 Ewe lamb Class 26 Group – any three sheep
MULES Judge –Mr Jimmy Elliot, Powburn The Perpetual Tankard to be presented to this section Champion. The Mathew Wood Shield to the best mule sheep in this section bred by a Member of the North of England st nd rd th Mule Sheep Association. Entry Fee: £1. Prize Money: 1 £8; 2 £5; 3 £3; 4 rosette, Champ & Res champ rosette Class 27 Single ewe lamb not shown in any other class Class 28 Group of 3 ewe lambs Class 29 2 ewe lambs YOUNG HANDLERS CLASS Judge – Mr Robert Smith st nd rd th Rosettes for all entrants. Entry Fee: £1 Prize Money: 1 £8; 2 £5; 3 £3; 4 Rosette Class 30 A sheep, any breed, exhibitor to be under 16 on show day FAT LAMBS (Open to ALL competitors) st nd rd th Entry Fee: £1 Prize Money: 1 £8; 2 £5; 3 £3; 4 Rosette. Three bags of feed for the winners donated by Jim Peat. Class 31 Pair of fat lambs (any breed)
Judge – Mr Robert Smith Open to both MAEDI-VISNA Accredited and Non- accredited. Trophy for Champion st nd rd th donated by Mr Stephen Kirkup. Entry Fee: £1. Prize Money: 1 £8; 2 £5; 3 £3; 4 rosette, Champ & Res champ rosette Class 34 Ram one year and above Class 35 Ram lamb Class 36 Ewe which has reared lambs this season Class 37 Gimmer Class 38 Ewe lamb Class 39 Group of three sheep (can be drawn from above classes)
Judge – Mr Neville Spenceley This show is a Qualifying Show for the National Shetland Sheep Society Flock Competition. There will be two Nat West Trophies one for the Champion Sheep in each section. The Bellingham Show Trophy will be presented to the overall Champion. The following awards will be made:The Douglas Trophy for the best lamb kindly presented by Mrs Rena Douglas £20 Voucher for the best Black Shetland kindly presented by Messrs J S Hubbuck, Hexham Shetland Sheep Society Rosettes for the Best Young Handler and the Best Novice Handler Entry Fee: £1. st
Prize Money: 1 £8; 2 £5; 3 £3; 4 rosette, Champ & Res champ rosette JUDGING WILL BEGIN AT 10.00 AM SHETLAND SHEEP – COLOURED st Entry Fee: £1 Prize Money: 1 £8; nd rd th 2 £5; 3 £3; 4 rosette Class 40 Ram of any age Class 41 Ewe of any age Class 42 Shearling ewe Class 43 Ewe lamb Class 44 Ram lamb
SHETLAND SHEEP – WHITE st Entry fee: £1 Prize Money: 1 £8; nd rd th 2 £5; 3 £3; 4 rosette Class 45 Ram of any age Class 46 Ewe of any age Class 47 Shearling Ewe Class 48 Ewe lamb Class 49 Ram lamb
SHEEP ENTRY FORM Return forms to the Secretary: Rachel Pearson, Carriteth Cottage, Bellingham, Hexham, Northumberland NE48 2LD. or email to email@example.com or leave at Arnup’s the Bakery, Bellingham. Please include payment with form. Cheques and Postal Orders made payable to North Tyne and Redesdale Agricultural Society, or pay by BACS :Lloyds TSB, sort code:- 30-94-19, account number:- 00712498. Entries close th August the 15 . This date will be strictly adhered to. Owner/Person Showing To be entered in classes Entry Fee
TOTAL FEES Members Sub (See page 3) TOTAL REMITTANCE £
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RIDDEN & WORKING HUNTERS Judges; Conformation; Mr W Hodge, Ridden; Ms L Spence
THE RIVERDALE HALL HOTEL CHAMPION RIDDEN TROPHY Classes 201-203. THE RIVERDALE HALL st nd rd WORKING HUNTER TROPHY Class 204. Entry Fee: £10.00. Prize Money: 1 £20; 2 £15; 3 £10; th Rosettes to 6 , Champ & Res Champ rosettes. Class 201 Small Hunter, not to exceed 158 cms Class 202 Lightweight Hunter Class 203 Middle and Heavyweight Hunter Class 204 Working Hunter, 4 years and over, 153cms and over NEW CLASS
RoR THOROUGHBRED CLASS st
Entry Fee: £10.00. Prize Money: 1 £20; 2 £15; 3 £10; Rosettes to 6 Judge - Mr W Hodge Class 205 The Retrained Racehorse Challenge supported by RoR and SEIB Mare or gelding 4 years old or over and of any height. Riders must be 15 years old or over. Horses to be ridden in any suitable bridle and should be plaited. All entries must be registered with Weatherbys in the General Stud Book and with RoR. This class is open to thoroughbreds that HAVE raced only. There will be a prize for the highest placed veteran 15 years or over. Horses will NOT be ridden by the judge. Competitors must wear a safety/kite mark hard hat with a chinstrap The class to be judged 50% jumping 15% Style while jumping and performance. 15% awarded for individual show and 20% conformation and suitability to be retrained. PHASE 1 Jumping to be judged: 6 rustic jumps maximum height of fences (80cm) with 2 optional bonus fences (1m). The following points to be deducted at the end of each jumping round: 4 points to be deducted for a knock down. 4 points to be deducted for a refusal. 3 refusals at any fence elimination 50 marks maximum (5 each fence for 6 fences and 10 for each bonus fence if bonus fence jumped clear) 15 extra marks style and performance while jumping. PHASE 2 Class returns without boots and judged for an individual show/conformation. (In some classes, at the judge’s discretion, horses might be required to do a ‘show’ following their jumping without leaving the ring. This is often the case with a large number in the class) Each horse to complete an individual show of no longer than 1½ minutes. Show to include the following movements: Walk, Trot, canter showing change of leg, extended canter (gallop) halt and stand, walk off on long rein. Total marks out of 15 (to include performance, amount of retraining, suitability to diversify) Each horse to be presented in front of the judge, ridden and prior to phase 2 for conformation and suitability to be retrained. Total marks 20. Racing injuries will be overlooked. SPECIAL NOTE: All entries should include their Show Registration Number and state sire and dam on their entry form.
WORKING HUNTER PONIES Judge – TBC The BELLINGHAM SHOW CHAMPION WORKING HUNTER PONY CUP for the Champion in classes st nd rd th 206-208. Entry Fee: £5.00, Prize Money: 1 £10; 2 £5; 3 £3; Rosettes to 6 , Champ & Res st Champ rosettes. *refers to the riders age on the 1 of January, current year Class 206 Cradle Stakes WHP Mare or Gelding 4 yrs old and over, not exceeding th 123cms. Riders not to have attained their 10 birthday*. Jumps not to exceed 55cm. Class 207 WHP Mare or gelding 4 yrs old and over, not exceeding 133cm. Riders not to have th attained their 14 birthday*. Jumps not to exceed 65cm Class 208 WHP Mare or gelding 4 years old and over, exceeding 133cm and not exceeding 143cm. th Riders not to have attained their 16 birthday* Jumps not to exceed 75cm Class 209 WHP Mare or gelding 4 years old and over, exceeding 143cm and not exceeding 153cm. th Riders not to have attained their 18 birthday*. Jumps not to exceed 90cm FAMILY PONY – STYLE & PERFORMANCE
Judge – TBC The Isaac Walton Pepetual Challenge Trophy will be awarded to the Best Combination in the st nd rd th following classes. 210-213. Entry Fee: £5.00, Prize Money: 1 £10; 2 £5; 3 £3; Rosettes to 6 , Champ & Res Champ Rosettes. This class will be judged as follows; suitability of pony for child – marks out of 10, manners – marks out of 10, show/performance – marks out of 10, turnout – marks out of 10, overall picture – marks out of 10 Class 210 Ponies exceeding138cm and not exceeding 153cm, th to be ridden by a rider who has not attained their 18 birthday* Class 211 Ponies not exceeding 138cm, to be ridden by th a rider who has not attained their 14 birthday* Class 212 First Ridden Pony not exceeding 128cm, to be ridden th by a rider who has not attained their 10 birthday* Class 213 Lead Rein Pony not exceeding 128cm, to be ridden th by a rider who has not attained their 8 birthday* st
*refers to the riders age on the 1 of January, current year
MOUNTAIN & MOORLAND PONIES
Judge – TBC The NEWALL PERPETUAL CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHY will be awarded to the best overall Mountain & Moorland Pony in Classes 214-218. The BELLINGHAM SHOW TANKARD will be awarded to the Best st Welsh Mountain Pony (Section A) in Classes 214, 216 & 217. Entry Fee: £5.00, Prize Money: 1 £10; nd rd 2 £5; 3 £3; Rosettes to 6th, Champ & Res Champ rosettes. Best of Breed rosette
Class214 In hand - 1, 2 or 3 year old, colt, filly or gelding Class 215 Class 216 Class 217 Class 218
In hand – stallion, geldings or mares 4 years or over - large In hand – stallion, geldings or mares 4 years or over - small Ridden – stallion, geldings or mares 4 years or over - large Ridden - stallion ,geldings or mares 4 years or over - small
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Secretary: Rachel Pearson, Carriteth Cottage, Bellingham, Hexham, Northumberland, NE48 2LD
£2 per exhibitor for medical and veterinary cover
Please fill in this section if entering RoR class; Show registration number……………..……………………… Sire…………………………………………..………………….Dam…………..………………….…..………………………….………..
Tel.0 7734 294831 email. firstname.lastname@example.org or leave entry forms at Arnup’s, Bellingham. Entries close on the 15th Aug. Cheques and postal orders must be made payable to ‘Bellingham Show’. No payment, no entry. While we do our best to accommodate competitors entered in two or more classes it may not always be possible to hold a class back.
HORSE & PONY ENTRY FORM
Liability - All riders must hold their own third party liability insurance. Cancellation – if the Show Committee cancel the show, all entry fees will be returned, less a £5 administration fee.
Name Mr/Mrs/Miss ………………….………………………………………Address ………………………………………………………….. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………….………………………………………………………………………………………………………..… Tel. …………………………………………………………. Postcode ……………………………………………………………………………………… Email address ……………………………………………………………………………………………..
FANCY DRESS OPEN TO ANY ANIMAL WITH FOUR LEGS AND A HEART! (ALL AGES) Judge – TBC All Competitors will receive a rosette and prizes in kind.
Entries on field only No Entry Fee 3.15pm in the Main Ring Animals to be ridden, led or accompanied (as appropriate)
JUMPING Judge – Joanne Martin-Mayland, Sarah Nixon The DELCOR CHALLENGE CUP to be presented to the winner of Class 226. Riders in the LR class may not enter any other show jumping class. Entry Fee £5.00 (Entries on the field £7.50). st nd rd th Prize Money: 1 £10; 2 £5; 3 £3 rosettes to 6 Class 222 Lead rein - jumps will not exceed 50cm th Class 223 50cm. Riders not to have attained their 9 birthday and under* th Class 224 65cm. Riders not to have attained their 12 birthday and under* th Class 225 75cm. Riders not to have attained their 16 birthday and under* th Class 226 85cm. Riders not to have attained their 16 birthday and under* Class 227 100cm. Open st
*refers to the riders age on the 1 of January, current year
HORSE & PONY SPORTS
Judge – TBC
Entry fee £5 per set of 4 games, please include on entry form. £7.50 entry on the field on the day. A Special Shield will be awarded to the child with most points in each age group (lead rein, 9 yrs and st nd rd under and open) 1 =3, 2 = 2, 3 =1 points. Riders entering games on a lead rein may not compete in any other Games Class off the lead rein. Prizes In kind and rosettes to 4th Class Class Class Class Class Class Class Class Class Class Class Class
228 Sack Race for riders on lead rein 229 Cup Race for riders on lead rein 230 Sock Race riders on lead rein 231 Bending Race for riders on lead rein st 232 Bending Race for riders 9 years and under on 1 Jan this year st 233 Sock Race for riders 9 years and under on 1 Jan this year st 234 Cup Race for riders 9 years and under on 1 Jan this year st 235 Sack Race for riders 9 years and under on 1 Jan this year 236 Sack Race - Open 237 Cup Race - Open 238 Bending Race - Open 239 Sock Race - Open
All riders must hold their own 3rd party liability and insurance. Cancellation clause – we will keep £5 admin fee from your entry money and return the rest
To make the show as safe as possible, please don’t ride horses about the main show field, unless entering or leaving the Main Ring.
To enter, please fill out an entry form and return to the Secretary by the 15 August. NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AND NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY. These rules are applicable to this section only. Entry fee: Adults:50p per entry unless otherwise stated, CHILDREN CLASSES ARE FREE TO ENTER. Exhibitors whose entry fees amount to £6 or over will be admitted free to the showground in charge of their exhibits. No marks shall be attached to exhibits. All articles to be hand-made, except where otherwise stated. All soiled articles to be debarred from winning a prize. All exhibits to be staged by 10.15. Judging to commence at 10.30. Lifting to commence at 16.30. Every article in the exhibition will receive the utmost care and attention but the committee will not hold themselves responsible for loss or damage to any exhibit. Presentation of trophies will take place in the Industrial Tent at 16.15 prompt.
HOME BAKING & PRODUCE Judges - Home Baking TBC, Jams and Chutneys; Mrs Ruth Everatt. Children’s Section; Mrs Lindsay Tose. Photography; Mr and Mrs D Slocombe. Walkingsticks; Mr B Anderson. Quilts; Mrs Sheila Proudlock. Sewing/Knitting etc; Mrs Dot Saint. W.I. Mrs Dot Saint. Flowers and Novelties; Mrs Ruth Everatt. Art; TBC. The Bellingham Show Rose Bowl for the exhibitor with the most points in classes 301-334 st rd (1st =3, 2nd = 2, 3rd =1) Prize Money: 1 £2; 2nd £1.50; 3 £1 Class 301 Class 302 Class 303 Class 304 Class 305 Class 306 Class 307 Class 308 Class 309 Class 310 Class 311 Class 312 Class 313 Class 314 Class 315 Class 316 Class 317 Class 318 Class 319 Class 320
4 hens eggs – to be staged on a plate. Eggs may be broken by the judge 2 dyed eggs (onion peel) Loaf of home-made white bread Loaf of home-made brown bread Fruit and Nut Loaf Loaf of bread maker wholemeal bread 6oz(150g) Mixed fruit Fruit and nut loaf made to this recipe 2oz(50g) Walnuts 4 sultana oven scones 2oz(50g) Sugar 4 cheese scones 6oz(150g) Self raising flour 4 dropped scones 1tbs Golden syrup Savoury saucer pie – short crust 1 Egg Savoury slan Milk 4 sausage rolls with puff pastry Apple tart Mix dry ingredients together, Lemon meringue pie add wet ingredients and stir to Cherry cake dropping consistency. Grease Battenburg and line tin, pour in mixture. o 4 pieces of flapjack Bake at 170 C for 35 – 45 mins. 4 pieces of traybake, any variety 4 shortbread biscuits 4 rock buns
Class 321 Class 322 Class 323 Class 324 Class 325 Class 326 Class 327 Class 328 Class 329 Class 330 Class 331 Class 332 Class 333 Class 334 Class 335 Class 336 Class 337 Class 338
4 chocolate brownies Jam Swiss roll 4 individually decorated cup cakes Sandwich cake with jam, no icing and baked in 1 tin Ginger loaf or cake Decorated home-made sponge flan An individual dessert Decorated cake – any subject, any occasion Toffee Fruit loaf or cake (dark) 1st£2.50, 2nd £2, 3rd £1.50 Jar of blackcurrant jam Jar of raspberry jam Jar of new season fruit jam Jar of fruit jelly Jar of marmalade - any variety Jar of lemon curd Jar of chutney Jar of relish
Open to Members of any WI The Women’s Institute Cup for the most points in the W.I. Section (1st =3, 2nd = 2, 3rd =1) st nd rd Prize Money: 1 £2; 2 £1.50; 3 £ Class 339 4 Fruit scones Class 340 Jar of jam – any variety Class 341 A Piece of handicraft Class 342 Flower Arrangement for a christening (2' run of the Board)
CRAFT The Myers Cup will be awarded to the best exhibit in the Craft section. A Trophy will be given to the exhibitor with the most points in classes 343-355 (1st =3, 2nd = 2, 3rd =1) kindly st nd rd donated by Mrs Eileen Walton, Tarset. Prize Money: 1 £2; 2 £1.50; 3 £1 Class 343 Best cushion –any technique, made up (cover only to be judged) Class 344 Best soft toy Class 345 Best dressed doll Class 346 Cross stitch article, framed or made up Class 347 Embroidered article, framed or made up, cross stitch excluded Class 348 Article in needlepoint or canvas work, framed or made up Class 349 Knitted garment for a Baby Class 350 Wool Hat – knitted or crocheted Class 351 Any knitted garment or article not already specified Class 352 Crocheted article
Class 353 Home-made gift box Class 354 Peg doll Class 355 Any Article of Art of Handicraft, not already specified, but excluding needlework or knitting
FLORAL SECTION The Bellingham Show Trophy for the best exhibit in the floral section. st nd rd Prize Money: 1 £3; 2 £2; 3 £1 Class 356 A floral arrangement in a tea cup and saucer Class 357 Hedgerow and floral arrangement Class 358 A new baby girl arrangement Class 359 A supermarket arrangement – something made from a bunch you buy at you local supermarket or garage. Receipt to be provided. Class 360 A posy basket arrangement
Prize Money: 1 £1; 2 75p; 3 50p Class 361 Cake Slice Class 362 Colourful coaster Class 363 Homemade decorated gift box Class 364 Bookmark Class 365 Novelty bottle opener
Prize Money: 1 £2; 2 £1.50; 3 £1 Class 366 Painting or drawing themed – ‘my favourite place’ – any medium Class 367 Portrait of person or animal – any medium Class 368 Painting in acrylic – any subject
Prize Money: 1 £2; 2 £1.50; 3 £1. Maximum of 3 entries per class, per competitor. Class 369 Landscape (colour – not to exceed 10” x 8”) Class 370 Portrait (colour – not to exceed 7” x 5”) Class 371 Any subject (colour – not to exceed 7” x 5”) Class 372 Any subject (black & white – not to exceed 10” x 8”) Class 373 Humorous photograph with caption (not to exceed 7” x 5”) Class 374 Happy photograph (not to exceed 7” x 5”) Class 375 Seaside photograph (not to exceed 7” x 5”) Class 376 Animal photograph (not to exceed 7” x 5”) Class 377 Flora and fauna (not to exceed 7” x 5”)
QUILTING & PATCHWORK st
Prize Money: 1 £1; 2 75p; 3 50p Class 377 American style quilted article Class 378 Patchwork article Class 379 Durham style quilted article
DRESSED WALKING STICKS The Bellingham Auction Mart Perpetual Challenge Cup will be awarded to the exhibitor st nd gaining the most points in the walking stick class. (1 = 3, 2 = 2, 3rd = 1). A Special Rosette will be awarded to the Best Stick in the Show. All exhibits must be made st nd rd by those exhibiting. Entry Fee: 50p. Prize Money: 1 £5; 2 £3; 3 £2 Class 380 Best plain walking stick, one or two piece Class 381 Best walking stick, horn head plain Class 382 Best Dressed Walking Stick – by exhibitor who has not won a first prize prior to 1st January of current year.
Class 383 Class 384 Class 385 Class 386 Class 387 Class 388 Class 389 Class 390 Class 391
Ornamental stick carved back and front, wood or horn Best fancy stick, horn head Best lambing stick, wood, one or two piece Best lambing stick, horn head, plain Best trout stick, horn head Best stick for a lady, horn head Best fancy wood head, two piece Best half head stick, horn Best thumb stick, horn head
Jenny and Kate Tankard will be presented for the most st nd rd points in Classes 374 – 405. (1 = 3, 2 = 2, 3 = 1). The Joan Forster Shield will be presented to the best entry in the children’s writing and art classes. The Tarset Millennium Group Shield will be presented to the best exhibit in the cookery section. All children must be under 16 years on Show Day, unless otherwise stipulated. st nd rd Prize Money: 1 £1.50; 2 £1; 3 75p
FREE ENTRY FOR ALL CHILDREN’S CLASSES
COOKERY Class 392 Class 393 Class 394 Class 395 Class 396
4 cupcakes, iced & decorated 4 rock buns 4 biscuits - animal shaped and decorated Jam sandwich cake, no icing or dusting with icing sugar Fruit or vegetable creation
CRAFT Class 397 Design a ‘MY ROOM’ door sign for your bedroom Class 398 Wool pom-pom Class 399 Decorated egg (9 years and under) Class 400 Decorated egg (10 to 15 years old) Class 401 A piece of home-made jewellery (9 years and under) Class 402 A piece of home-made jewellery (10 to 15 years old) Class 403 A home-made Birthday card (9 years and under) Class 404 A home-made Birthday card with a balloon design (10 to 15 years old) Class 405 An edible necklace (9 years and under) Class 406 An edible necklace (10 to 15 years old) Class 407 Paper plate decorated with a face Class 408 Handwriting, set piece, paper to be size A5 (6 years and under)* Bear Hunt Retold by Michael Rosen We’re going on a bear hunt. We’re going to catch a big one. What a beautiful day! We’re not scared. Class 409 Handwriting, set piece, paper to be size A5 (7 to 10 years old)* Whisky Frisky Anonymous Whisky Frisky, Hipperty hop, Up he goes To the tree top!
Whirly, twirly, Round and round, Down he scampers To the ground.
Furly, curly, What a tail, Tall as a feather, Broad as a sail.
Class 410 Handwriting, set piece, paper to be size A5 (11 to 15 years old)* The Warlock’s Hairy Heart by J K Rowling, from ‘The Tales of Beedle the Bard’ There was once a handsome, rich and talented young warlock, who observed that his friends grew foolish when they fell in love, gambling and preening, loosing their appetites and their dignity. The young warlock resolved never to fall prey to such weakness, and employ Dark Arts to ensure immunity. Unaware of his secret, the warlock’s family laughed to see him so aloof and cold.
* You may illustrate these or add a border, but only the writing will be judged.
HOME BAKING, INDUSTRIAL & CRAFT SECTION ENTRY FORM Secretary: Rachel Pearson, Carriteth Cottage, Bellingham, Hexham, Northumberland NE48 2LD. Tel. 07734 294 831 or email email@example.com, or leave at Arnup’s the Bakery, Bellingham. Please include payment with form. Cheques
and Postal Orders made payable to North Tyne and Redesdale Agricultural Society, or pay by BACS :- Lloyds TSB, sort code:- 30-94-19, account number:- 00712498. th Entries close 15 Aug. This date will be strictly adhered to. Fees: Children’s classes FREE. Industrial classes; 50p per entry, unless otherwise stated. If you would like membership for this year please add fee to this form.
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Name Mr/Mrs/Miss . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Address. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Post Code. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tel. No. . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Email. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . In the event that the Show Committee cancel, all entry money over £5 will be returned, £5 will be retained as an administration fee.
FANCY DRESS PARADE OPEN TO ALL, NOT JUST FOR PONIES NOW OPEN TO ALL ANIMALS with 4 legs and a heart. Every entrant gets a rosette and prizes in kind. Free to enter, and enjoy being part of the main ring parade. Children may be accompanied by an adult.
NOVELTY All pictures to be size A4 Class 411 Lego creation (original) Class 412 Enter your favourite cuddly toy
Prize Money: 1 £1.50; 2 £1; 3 75p All pictures to be size A4 Class 413 A picture (Pre School) Class 414 A picture (4 to 9 years old) Class 415 A picture (10 to 12 years old)
Prize Money: 1 £1.50; 2 £1; 3 75p All pictures to be size 7”X 5” Class 416 A picture of someone special to you Class 417 A picture of your pet
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Prize Money: 1 £1.50; 2 £1; 3 75p Class 418 Collage on a picnic theme size A4 Class 419 Miniature garden, not to exceed 15” square
ONLINE COMPETITIONS – TO BE ENTERED BEFORE SHOW DAY These competitions are to be emailed to the secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org by th the 15 August (preferably before) include your name. Get your mum and dad to help and we will post the entries on Twitter and Facebook and on Bella Show Sheep, the mascot’s Facebook page. Winning entries will be announced on Show Day until then entries in this section will remain anonymous. Entrants must be 18 years and under. Free st nd rd to enter. Prize Money: 1 £10; 2 £7; 3 5 Class 420 Best drawing themed ‘Bellingham Show’ Class 421 Best photo themed ‘getting ready for the show’. This class can be getting ready for any show, local event or festival, not just Bellingham, photos will be judged on humour and fun
2.30pm in the Beer Garden Entries will be taken on the Show Field st Prizes 1 £15.00 nd £10.00 2 rd 3 £5.00
Entry on the field. Races start at 2.00pm, Main Ring. Seniors £4, Children and over 65s £1. Prizes spread over 15 sections. Runners kit can be left in the Secretary’s Hut. The show committee take no responsibility for any loss or damage to property left there. Senior Fell Race 4 mile marked course Junior Fell Race 1 mile marked course
Entry free. Register at the Piping Marquee from 12.30pm onwards on Show Day Competitions start at 1pm
Judge-Miss Kathryn Tickell
Novice Intermediate Open Piping Pairs Mixed Pairs Half Longs Champion of Champions
Archie Dagg Cup Oliver Rose Bowl Breckons Trophy Robson Trophy Greenhaugh Cup G V Charlton Cup Spencer Trophy
Ladies’ and Gentleman’s arm wrestling competitions in the Beer Tent in the afternoon. £1 entry fee, cash prizes and drinks for winners and runner-up. Enter on Show Day.
Judge – Roger Robson. No entry fee Entries will be taken on the show field at the Wrestling ring up to 3.15pm. Wrestling to start at 3.30pm. Wrestlers will weigh in before the draw. Costumes to be worn if possible First Second Third Boys under 12 years £8 £5 £2 Boys under 16 years £8 £5 £2 Novices £8 £5 £2 7 stone* £8 £5 £2 9 stone* £10 £8 £5 12 Stone* £30 £20 £10 14 Stone* £50 £30 £20 All Weights £60 £40 £20 Ladies Open £30 £20 £10 * And under
Northumbrian Water Kielder Shield to be presented to the winners of the mixed Juniors. A trophy to be presented to the winners of the Mixed Seniors. £5 per team entry which will be added to a £80 prize pot, the final sum will be divided equally between junior and senior winning teams. Mixed Junior Tug of War Competition – A team shall consist of eight pulling members. A mixed team may consist of any combination or men or women, with the proviso that they have a minimum of one member of each sex. All members of junior teams will be 16 years and under on Show Day Mixed Senior Tug of War Competition A team shall consist of eight pulling members. A mixed team may consist of any combination or men or women, with the proviso that they have a minimum of one member of each sex. Senior team members will be 17 years of age and over on Show Day. Full list of rules available on the Show website: www.bellinghamshow.co.uk To enter, email the secretary with your team names or enter at the Show Hut before 2pm on Show Day.
Judging commences at 2pm at the Country fair. Entries must be sent to Ellen Famelton, Hound Show Secretary. The Bellingham Horn will be presented to the overall championship hound (no hound can win this trophy on more than one occasion). Reserve champion will be presented with a rosette. st nd rd Prize money. 1 £7, 2 £5, 3 £4 Class 1 Group of four hounds Class 2 Couple Class 3 Unentered dog hounds Class 4 Entered dog hounds Class 5 Unentered bitches Class 6 Enterred bitches
Judging to commence 11am
Only undocked or legally docked dogs may be entered for exhibition at this show.
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Entry Fee £1.00. Prize Money: 1 £5; 2 £3; 3 £2 Trophy for the best child’s dog
Class 1 Class 2 Class 3 Class 4 Class 5 Class 6 Class 7
Children’ pet - any breed (children under 16 years) Best dog with six legs Dog the judge most wants to kidnap Dog and handler most alike (in looks) Dog who loves the most Dog that has not won a prize at this Show yet Any variety dog or bitch - Judging to commence 1:00pm
Entries on the field Entry Fee £1.00. Prize Money: 1st £5; 2nd £3; 3rd £2 Bumble Bee Trophy for the best Border Terrier in show. The Daletyne Challenge Cup for the best Border Terrier puppy in show. Gibson Tankard for the best Jack Russell Terrier in show. Tankard for the best Lakeland/Petterdale Terrier in show. Tankard for the best Cross Bred Terrier in show. The Greenhaugh Challenge Cup to the winner of Gun Dog Classes.
Class 8 Class 9 Class 10 Class 11 Class 12 Class 13 Class 14 Class 15 Class 16
Border terrier dog Border terrier bitch Jack Russell dog Jack Russell bitch Lakeland/Patterdale dog Lakeland/Patterdale bitch Cross bred dog Cross bred bitch Terrier puppy (under 12 months and not shown in any other class except classes 1-6) Class 17 Veteran terrier (over 7 years) Class 18 Any couple/ pair of terriers Class 19 Best entered hunt terrier N.B. Champions of each terrier class excluding 16, 17 & 18 will go forward to the Overall Champion Terrier and Cock of the North Qualifier
GUN DOG CLASSES
Judge-TBC Class 20 Labrador or retriever dog Class 21 Labrador or retriever bitch Class 22 Labrador or retriever puppy (under 12 months and not to have been shown in any other class except 1-6)
BORDER COLLIE CLASSES Judge-TBC Class 23 Border collie dog Class 24 Border collie bitch Class 25 Border collie puppy (under 12 months and not to have been shown in any other class except 1-6)
RULES FOR PAYMENT OF PRIZE MONEY. It is intended this
year to pay out the Prize Money of Bellingham Show by cash on Show Day. Your co-operation is requested to follow these rules very carefully. 1. The Society will pay out Prize Money to successful exhibitors on Show Day, except to Exhibitors whose exhibits are sent by post and unaccompanied. 2. Successful Exhibitors of postal and unaccompanied exhibits will receive their Prize Money by cheque after the Show by post. 3. The Prize Money for the Sheep and Dog sections will be attached to the prize winning tickets and given to successful exhibitors when the Judging of the class is complete. 4. Exhibitors in the Baking, Industrial and Craft sections must complete prize claim forms. 5. Prize money will be paid out at the Secretary’s office between 14.00 and 16.30 on show day to the successful exhibitors in the Baking, Industrial and Craft sections. 6. Only ONE EXHIBITOR may claim on a PRIZE CLAIM FORM, but it can be used to claim more than one prize. 7. The PRIZE CLAIM FORM, when submitted for payment, will be checked with the Official Prize List and, if correct, paid. The prize claim form can be retained by the Cashier as the Receipt for the Prize Money. 8. If any exhibitor is unable to collect the or prize money they must claim by post on the official prize claim form. 9. If any Prize Money is not claimed on show day, it will be retained by the Society until the th 30 of September of the current year after which date all claims will be considered VOID. 10. Claiming Exhibitors must be prepared to produce to the cashier their Acknowledgement of Entries Card as proof of identification. 11. PRIZE CLAIM FORMS may be obtained from the Stewards of the Secretary’s Office. ST TROPHIES TO BE HELD UNTIL THE 1 OF AUGUST WHEN THEY SHOULD BE RETURNED TO THE SECRETARY. CONDITIONS 1. Competitions and premiums in this list are all open, except Classes where otherwise stated. 2. Closing date for entries will be strictly adhered to, at the Secretary’s discretion. 3. The Secretary will acknowledge the receipt of all entries received by as soon as the pressure of business will permit; but it is the responsibility of the exhibitor to ensure acknowledgement. 4. Animals obtaining premiums to be the bona fide property of their exhibitor. 5. When there is no competition prizes will not be awarded except where the stock exhibited is thought worthy by the judges. 6. Neither the Society, in any of its officers or servants shall be in any way responsible , or accountable for anything that may happen (from any cause or circumstance whatever)
to Exhibitors or their employees, or any animal or article exhibited, or property brought in to the Show yard or otherwise for anything else in connection with or arising out of, or attributable to the Society’s Show; or these in any other condition, or regulations prescribed by the society, in relation thereto. 7. No exhibit shall bear any distinctive marks or placard other than the society’s official number. 8. Entry fees as stated in each section. 9. The Society do not hold themselves responsible or liable for any stock sent to the show, though every precaution will be taken to protect exhibitors from loss or damage. 10. All disputed questions shall be referred to the Show Council, by whom they will be finally settled without appeal. All objections to the Judge’s decision or otherwise must be lodged with the Secretary in writing, within one week from the closure of the Show, accompanied by a deposit of £10 which is liable to forfeiture. 11. The Stewards shall have the power to order from the Show the stock or property belonging to any Exhibitor who shall infringe any of the regulations or conditions of the meeting, or shall refuse to comply with any instruction given by the Judges or Stewards. 12. All horses may be measured before entering the Judging Ring. 13. In no case shall a prize be awarded unless the Judges deem the stock of sufficient merit and the Judges will be specially cautioned not to award any prize to any animal showing signs of hereditary disease. The Judges may consult the Society’s Veterinary Surgeon if they deem it expedient. 14. Horses must not be ridden around the Show Field unless they are going to or leaving a class. 15. The Society reserves to itself by its Council the sole and absolute right to interpret these or any other prescribed conditions and regulations or Prize Sheets and to settle and determine all matters, questions or differences on regards thereto, or otherwise arising out of or connected with or incidental to the Show. Also to refuse and to cancel any entries, disqualify exhibitors, prohibit exhibition of entries, vary or cancel awards of prizes, or reserve numbers and relax conditions as the Society may deem necessary. 16. Prize money shall be paid to the successful exhibitor on Show Day. Please follow separate rules of Procedure for claiming prize money. 17. CANCELLATION In the event the Show Council cancel, a £5 administration fee will be retained and entry money over £5 will be returned. 18. WHILST EVERY CARE WILL BE TAKEN BY THE SHOW COMMITTEE, ALL ANIMALS ARE SHOWN AT THEIR OWNER’S RISK
For more information visit www.bellinghamshow.co.uk IS HELD UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE NORTH TYNE AND REDESDALE AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY
President Chairman Vice Chairman Treasurer Secretary
William Charlton Esq Dr Anna Charlton Mr Colin Anderson Mr Chris Gillies BA FCCA Miss Rachel Pearson
Show Council Mr Brian Anderson Chief Sheep Steward Mr Colin Anderson Vice Chairman/ Chief Layout Steward Miss Tracy Anderson Chief Horse Steward Mr Martyn Archer Sheep Steward Mrs Karen Batey Childrens Entertainement Steward Mr Andy Baxter Fundraising/Sponsorship Steward Mrs Sally Bell Horse Section Steward Mrs Sarah Breckons Childrens Entertainement Steward Miss Lindsay Caulfield Childrens Entertainement Steward Mr William Charlton President Dr Anna Charlton Chairman Mr Neil Denham Marketing Steward Miss Anne Famelton Chief Hounds Steward Miss Ellen Famelton Hounds Steward Mr Chris Gillies Treasurer Mr Gordon Hannington Children’s Ent. Steward Mrs Marion Howdon Chief Home Baking & Craft Steward
Mrs Di Hutchinson Home Baking and Craft Steward Mrs Val Hutchinson Hosting Steward Mr Jonty Hutchinson Hosting Steward Mrs Lynn Little Horse Section Steward Mr Simon Long Sheep and Layout Steward Mr Peter Loyd Hosting Steward Mr David McCracken Chief Main Ring Steward Miss Shona McCracken Children’s Ent. Steward Miss Rachel Pearson Secretary Mr Melvin Ridley Sheep Steward Mrs Anne Spottiswood Executive Horse Section Steward Mr Michael Walton Sheep Steward Mr Thomas Walton Field Steward Miss Jenny Walton Horse Section Steward Mr Bill White Sheep Steward Mrs Mary White Horse Section Steward Mr Fred Wyrley-Birch Chief Marketing & Branding Steward
Use of the fields by Kind Permission of William Charlton, Colin Anderson & Martyn Archer
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