Upcoming Events

This list contains our own events and others of interest, mostly in the Midland area. If you would like an event to be listed, please contact Bill Piper.
Saturday 3rd September 2022
Burton District Ploughing Match at Stud Farm, Needwood Road, Byrkley, Rangemore, Burton on Trent, DE13 9RF. Contact Mrs Kate Tomlinson enquiries@woodlandviews.co.uk or see www.staffscountyshowground.co.uk/
Saturday 10th September 2022
Uttoxeter District Ploughing Match at Overton Farm, Hollington, Nr. Tean, Staffs.ST10 4HW . Contact Jenny Talbot sasuttoxeter@hotmail.co.uk or see www.uttoxeteragriculturalsoc.org.uk//
Sunday 11th September 2022
Lichfield District Ploughing Match at Home Farm, Sandhills, Walsall Wood, Walsall, WS9 9DJ. Contact Mrs Deborah Calcott deborah@wiggintonfields.co.uk or see www.staffscountyshowground.co.uk/
Saturday 17th September 2022
HOEHLG Improvers day for established hedge cutters. This will be held in Moira DE12. Participants will lay a length of hedge under the guidance of Graham Teece and Malcolm Johnson. You will need to bring your own tools. There are limited spaces. Please Email Bill Piper to register your interest.
Tuesday 20th September 2022
Annual General Meeting of HOEHLG to be held at National Forest Youth Hostel, Moira DE12 6BD. Start at 7pm
Saturday 24th September 2022
Eccleshall District Ploughing Match at Lawnhead, Stafford, ST20 0JQ. Contact Mrs Carol Bloxham moorscovert@btinternet.com or see www.staffscountyshowground.co.uk/
Saturday 24th September 2022
Fairford, Faringdon, Filkins and Burford Ploughing Championship and Country Show at Shifford Manor Farm, Nr. Standlake, OXON, OX29 7QS. see http://www.ploughingmatch.co.uk/ for more information.
Sunday 25th September 2022
Stone Ploughing Match. Venue to be confirmed. Contact Mrs Daisy Shelley mikeshelley@outlook.com or see www.staffscountyshowground.co.uk/
Wednesday 28th September 2022
Cheshire Ploughing and Hedgecutting Match near Congleton, Cheshire,CW12 4SZ. Email sueball_lynhouse@hotmail.co.uk or see www.cheshireploughing.org.uk/ for more details
Wednesday 5th October 2022
Brailsford Ploughing and Hedgecutting Match at Sapperton Manor Estate, DE65 5AU See http://www.brailsfordploughingmatch.org.uk/schedules.html/ for more details
Sunday 9th October 2022
Meynell Hunt Hedge Laying competition. Details to follow.
Saturday 15th October 2022
HOEHLG Beginners' Introduction to Hedge Laying weekend. This will be held in East Bridgford, NG13. If you are interested in coming on this course, please email Bill Piper for more details. The cost will be £130 for the two days. Tools and PPE will be provided.
Saturday 29th October 2022
The National Hedgelaying Society's National Championship will be taking place in Benson, Oxfordshire. Further details will be on NHLS website as well as social media as time progresses. www.hedgelaying.org.uk/