National Ploughing Championships 2017

On the weekend of 14th and 15th October, over 230 top ploughmen - and women - from all over compete in October in the 2017 British National Ploughing Championships at Bishops Lydeard, by kind permission of Ken Coles and family.  This event was last held at Bishops Lydeard in 2011 and is organised by the Society of Ploughmen.

The Saturday and Sunday, October 14th and 15th, will be packed with competitions for many types of plough and styles of ploughing, and will culminate in the top ploughmen being selected to represent Englandthe 2019 World Ploughing Contest, European Reversible Ploughing Championships and the European Vintage Ploughing Championships.

St. Mary’s Church will host a pre-competition service for the ploughmen - and women on the evening of Friday 13th October.

Revd. Matthew Tregenza

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