|5th||Clwyd Floral Art Demonstration with Sioned Rowlands at Edith Banks Memorial Hall, Northop, Mold, CH7 6BQ. Joint event with the Denbigh & Flint Ladies Show committee. Tickets £10 to include light refreshments. For further information and tickets please contact Carol Rudman – 07770 902727 or Carol Stephenson – 01352 732374.|
|6th||Joules Seconds Sale at G’s Social Centre, Barway, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 5TZ. Entry £5. Grab yourself a bargain! For further details please contact Lucy Bellefontaine: 07739 602888 / email@example.com.|
|6th||Farm House Breakfast at Strikes Garden Centre. North Yorkshire R.A.B.I. committee present a Farmhouse Breakfast at Strikes Garden Centre, Darlington Road, Northallerton, DL6 2PW. 9.00am breakfast served at 9.30am. Ticket £10 a head. For more details please contact Sally Conner or 01964 541400|
|6th||Pub Quiz, Supper & Raffle at The Crown Inn, Doncaster DN5 7JQ. 19.30pm. Max 6 on a team. £7.50 per person to include pie and pea supper. For more info or to enter a team please contact: Mary Smith – 07821 764543 firstname.lastname@example.org or Georgina Lamb email@example.com|
|15th||Farmyard Sale, Buckfastleigh, Devon. For more information, please contact Pam Wills.|
|15th||Tractor Run, Great Humphries Farm, Grafty Green, Maidstone ME17 2AX. Leaving at 11am. £5 per tractor. Proceeds to R.A.B.I and Kent Agricultural Tractor Club. Refreshments available. All tractors must be road legal. For more info contact James Chantler on 07748 632346.
|16th||Tea & Cake, Warwickshire. Easter Sunday. Tea & Cake at Wren Hall, Wroxall, Warwick, CV35 7ND. From 2.30pm to 5.00pm. For more information please contact: Becky Davies 07730 765377, Helen Moore 07899 736199.
|19th||R.A.B.I Norfolk Quiz & Supper at East Tuddenham Village Hall, from 18:30 for prompt 19:15 start. Teams of six, £10 per person to include a ploughman;s supper during the interval. For more information or to book your place, please contact Jenny Youngs: 01603 2799209.|
|19th||Carmarthenshire Bingo Night at Carmarthenshire Livestock Centre Mart Café. For more information, please contact Linda Jones.|
|20th||Meet the Chairman Event for supporters and friends of R.A.B.I, hosted at Salle Farm, Norfolk. Invite only, further details please contact Lucy Bellefontaine: 07739 602888 / firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|21st||Joules Clothing Seconds Sale, Holbeach Community Centre, Fishpond Lane, Holbeach, Lincolnshire, PE12 7DQ on Friday 21 April 2017 from 18:00–20:00. Entry £5. Come and grab yourself a bargain! For more information contact Mary Martin on: 07525 323450.|
|21st||Somerset Beef Supper at Frogmary Green Farm, South Petherton, Somerset. 19:00 for 19:30. £30pp includes welcome drink and two-course beef meal and coffee. Guest speaker: Caroline Drummond - Chief Executive of LEAF. Auction & Raffle. RSVP to email@example.com or 01460 242775 by 15th April. Cheques payable to: Cook It @ Frogmary Ltd. Postal address: Frogmary Green Farm, West Street, South Petherton, Somerset, TA13 5DJ.|
|22nd||Beef dinner at London Beach Hotel, Tenterden, Kent. For more information, please contact Sally Field.|
|22nd||St George’s Day evening
Herstmonceux village hall, East Sussex. 18:30 for 19:00 start. Bangers and mash followed by homemade apple pie and cream. Vegan and Gluten Free options available. Tickets £15 – limited numbers, advance booking only
For more info please contact Sally Field.
|23rd||Ken Jackson & Family Spring Concert presented by East Yorkshire R.A.B.I Committee. At Holme on Spalding Moor, Village Hall, YO43 4HX beginning at 14.00pm. Tickets £7.50 including tea and biscuits. For more information or tickets please contact Tom Sewell 01759 318318 or Sally Conner 01964 541400 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
|25th||Dorset Beef Lunch. 12pm for 12:30pm at Kingston Maurward College Dorchester, DT2 8PY. £25pp two course beef lunch with drink, coffee to follow. For more information and to book, please contact Pam Wills: 01398 361819 or Pam.email@example.com After lunch, join us for a tour of the beautiful gardens with the head gardener|
|25th||RPA Drop in session. Questions about your 2017 BPS claim or concerns about outstanding BPS queries? Come and discuss face to face at RPA drop in session at FCN Office, Melton Mowbray Market. 9.30am to 12 noon.|
|27th||Charity Pasture For Life, Beef Tasting at Deersbrook Farm, Essex.Meeting the farmers, the cook and the wine expert who’ll be discussing and serving a beautiful wine to match the meal. £38pp, booking essential. For more info see website Reservations can be made via email firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 01371 850671
|28th||Colours Fashion Show, Penrith. For more information, please contact Georgina Lamb|
|4th||Quiz Night at the Anchor Inn in Whixley organised by North Yorkshire R.A.B.I Committee. Thursday 4th May with a 7.30pm start. Team of four players. £6 per head including a hot beef roll. For further details or to book your team please contact Paige Dalby on 07710 268607 or email@example.com.|
|12th||Shropshire R.A.B.I Committee Coffee Morning at Whitchurch Civic Centre, High Street, Whitchurch, SY13 1AX. 9.30am to 11.30am. Entry £1 per person. Raffle, books, cake sale, tombola, bric-a-brac. Please note there is limited parking at the Civic Centre. On street parking is available and pay and display car parks are available in Whitchurch town centre. For more information or tickets please contact Kate Jones – 07876 492 839 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
|14th||Tour of Elmley National Nature Reserve, Isle of Sheppey, Kent. For more information, please contact Sally Field.|
|15th||Charity Golf Day at Glen Lodge Bawburgh Golf Club in Norwich. 18 holes with a 2 tee start. Tee off from 12:30-14:00. Bacon rolls with tea and coffee served from 11:30 and a two-course dinner served in the clubhouse at 18:45, during which there will be a raffle and prize giving. Teams of four, £180 per team. For more information, please contact Sally.|
|16th||NSA Wales, Talybont-on-Usk.|
|19th||Gloucestershire Ladies in Beef Supper, Friday 19th May at The Lygon Arms, Chipping Campden, kindly being organised by Donald and Julie Gilder. For more info please contact Jenni Thompson.|
|20th-21st||RWAS Spring Festival, Llanelwedd.|
|21st||Shropshire NFU County Chairman's Lunch in the Pavilion at Oswestry Showground, Park Hall, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 4AB. Two-course meal followed by a raffle and promise auction. £22.50 per adult or £10 per child (under 12 yrs). All proceeds to R.A.B.I. For further information contact
Andy Pillow on 01743 709607 or Becky Davies on 07876 492839 /
|21st||Teddy Bears Picnic & Treasure Hunt at Southworth Hall Farm, 205 Southworth Lane, Croft, Warrington, WA3 7BX, from 14:00-17:00. Come along and enjoy party food, garden games and a treasure hunt. Teddies of all ages very welcome. Picnic bag included, bring your own picnic blanket. Family ticket (two adults, two children) £30. For more information, please contact Georgina Lamb or Pam Ellis: 07817 284642.|
|23rd||Exclusive tour of Rycote Park, Milton Common, Thame, Oxfordshire. Join us as we hear about the restoration of the house, take in the beautiful gardens and hear about the 10th century chapel and its place in British history. Tea and coffee served on arrival with a drinks reception after the tour. Tickets £15. For more information, please contact Jenni Thompson.|
|23rd||Charity Golf Day at Gosfield Lake Golf Club, Essex, CO9 1SE. £40 for 18 holes, two-course carvery, and bacon rolls with coffee. For more information, please contact Lucy Bellefontaine.|
|24th||Co. Durham R.A.B.I present a Golf Day at Headlam Hall, Headlam, DL2 3HA. Bacon sandwiches with tea/ coffee served from 09:30. Nine holes of golf, with a shotgun start at 10:30. Two-course lunch after play in the Orangery. Any combination of four players, £140 per team. For more information or to book a team please contact David Maughan: 01388 832300.|
|26th||Quiz Night/ Noson Gwis
Ceredigion County Committee/ Pwyllgor Sirol Cerdigion. Aberaeron Rugby Club/ Clwb Rygbi Aberaeron. Tickets/ Tocynnau £10 each/ y pen. Quiz Master/ Cwis Feistr: Malcolm Thomas MBE. 7 for 7.30pm quiz start/ am 7 ar gyfer cwis am 7.30. Tickets available from/ Tocynnau ar gael oddi wrth: Frances Jones 01570 470100, Rhian Jones 01559 362553 or Cheryl Bulman 01974 298177. Maximum of 5 per team / Uchafswm o 5 mewn tîm. To include sausage and chips/ I gynnwys selsig a sglodion.
|27th||Warwickshire NFU County Chairman's Garden Party at 95 High Street, Henley-in-Arden, kindly hosted by Brian and Sue Westmacott, and sponsored by Sue Dalby Catering. 18:00 for 18:30. Tickets £25 per person including drink on arrival, three-course meal, cheese & biscuits and coffee. Bar, raffle, promise auction and musical entertainment from James Watson. Tickets available individually or in tables of eight, from Becky Davies: 07876 492839. Presented by Warwickshire R.A.B.I and the Warwickshire NFU County Chairman.|
|27th||The Avon Valley YFC Steam and Vintage Vehicle Rally – Celebrating 70 years of the Avon Valley Young Farmers Club. Lower Kingston Farm, nr Bisterne, nr Ringwood, Hants, BH24 3BJ. Rally - 10:30am – 5:00pm. Live music and entertainment 5pm onwards courtesy of the The Lighthouse Youth Project. Free entry. For more information, contact: General enquiries -
|27th||Shropshire County Show featuring guest appearance from 'Daisy the Cow'. For more information, please contact Kate Jones
|29th||Northumberland County Show, Northumberland.|
|2nd||Annual Golf Challenge Day at Henlle Park Golf Club, Oswestry. For more information, please contact Becky Davies.|
|4th||Tractor Run at Etton, North Yorkshire. For more information, please contact Sally Conner.|
|4th||Merionethshire County Committee Sunday Lunch. At Woodlands, Bryncrug. 12.30 for 13.00 start. Entertainment by Ilian a Dylan. Tickets £25 to include raffle. For more info and tickets please contact Mair Rees 07717 099830 or Annie Parry 01654 702549. Pwyllgor Sir Meirionnydd - Cinio Dydd Sul 12.30 ar gyfer 1 o’r gloch. Yn Woodlands, Bryncrug. Adloniant gan Ilian a Dylan. Tocynnau: £25 yn cynnwys raffl. Am docynnau a manylion pellach, cysylltwch a: Mair Rees 07717 099830 / Annie Parry 01654 702549.
|7th||NSA North Sheep 2017, Tow Law, County Durham.|
|10th||West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service Band at Masham Town Hall, North Yorkshire. For more information, please contact Sally Conner.|
|10th||Rocking in the Lambing Shed! Band night & disco featuring live band 'Wired' at Dumfries Farm, Ripponden Road, Oldham, 0L3 5SH, from 19:30. Bar - Raffle - Barn games! Tickets £12.50 including supper. Book early to avoid disappointment. For more info or to book tickets, please contact Jenny Hackworth: 07974 194379 or Georgina Lamb 07917 114250 / email@example.com.|
|10th||A Summer Sizzler. North Yorkshire R.A.B.I Committee presents a concert by the West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service Band. At Masham Town Hall, HG4 4DY. Tickets £12.50 including supper. Bar, Raffle. 7.30pm. For further details and tickets please contact Sally Conner 01964 541400 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
|11th||Open Farm Sunday at Bishop Burton College, East Yorkshire. For more information, please contact Sally Conner.|
|11th||Spring lunch Silver celebration. Kenton Hall IP14 6JU. Adult £20, Under 16 £10, Under 5 Free. Glass of fizz on arrival, Hog roast salad lunch with strawberries and cream to follow. Celebration cake with tea and coffee. Music, raffle, lucky dip, garden games. Bring your own drinks and picnic furniture. Contact Lucy on email@example.com
|14th||Ladies' Lunch and Fashion Show at Buckley Farm, Maesbury, near Oswestry. Kindly hosted by the Roberts family. Tickets £25 to include a drink on arrival and two-course meal, with 'Out of Town' and 'Fab Feet'. For more information or tickets, please contact Anne Roberts: 01691 652536.|
|14th||An Evening of Strawberries and Wine. Bentley Fields Farm, Alkmonton, Ashbourne, DE6 3DJ. Kindly hosted by Mr & Mrs Spencer. Tickets £10 to include strawberries and wine. Garden Games and a grand draw. Further refreshments available. For more information and tickets please contact Mary Martin – 07525 323450/ firstname.lastname@example.org or Kate Jones – 07876 492839 / email@example.com. In aid of R.A.B.I and the Old Ashburnian Society.
|14th/15th||Cereals - Join over 24,000 farmers, agronomists and industry professionals on the 14th and 15th June at Boothby Graffoe, Lincoln, LN5 0AS for the arable industry's leading technical event. Tickets available from website.
|16th||Cumberland Show, Carlisle.|
|17th||The Wurzels in concert at Folly Farm, West Ilsley, Newbury, Berkshire. Tickets £20 for adults, £15 for YFC and £10 for children. Order from: firstname.lastname@example.org / 07710 171828.|
|18th||Barn Service at Chesterton Fields Farm, near Leamington Spa. For more information, please contact Becky Davies.|
|19th||Golf Day at Driffield, East Yorkshire. For more information, please contact Sally Conner.|
|20th-22nd||The Royal Cheshire County Show, Knutsford.|
|21st||Midsummer Evening at Rathfinny Wine Estate, Alfriston, BN26 5TU. Welcome drink and canapés with a talk and tour of the winery. Invite only. Ticket price £25 - places are limited. For more info contact Sally Field.
|21st||Brockton Shoot at Larden Grange Farm, Brockton, Much Wenlock TF13 6JT. 6.30pm. For more information, please contact Kate Jones.
|25th||Harden Moss Sheepdog Trials 2016, Holmfirth.|
|25th||Staffordshire's Grand Sunday Lunch by kind invitation of Norman and Jennifer Tomkinson. Befcote Farm, Gnossall, Stafford ST20 0EB. £20 per head. For more info contact Kate Jones|
|25th||Llanidloes Tractor Run starting from BSK Llanidloes, Montgomeryshire, Wales at 09.00am. £10 per tractor. For more information please contact Mark on 07774111749|
|27th||Garden Tour at Moor Wood Roses, Woodmancote, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, from 16:30. An exclusive garden tour by kind invitation of Mr & Mrs Robinson, taking in their extensive collection of , follwed by tea and cakes in the garden. For more information, please contact Jenni Thompson.|
|1st||Volunteers needed for car parking at Hanbury Show, Worcestershire. For more information, please contact Becky Davies.|
|1st||Monmouthshire Show, Monmouth.|
|2nd||Midsummer Bash at Fitzleroi Barn, Petworth, West Sussex. For more information, please contact Sally Field.|
|2nd||Farm Tour and Hog Roast by kind permission of Richard and Mark Chandlers, Medhome Barn, Crawfold Farm, Petworth. Farm Tour at noon followed by barbecue at 2pm. Hog Roast, salads and strawberries and cream. Families welcome. Tickets £15. With music by instrumental group “Walk don’t Run” For more information, please contact: Sally Field: 01903 882741 or email@example.com Howard Pullen: 01403 753403 or 07402031199 or firstname.lastname@example.org Zoe Childs: 01403 783014 or 07950 447658 or email@example.com. In aid of PDAA and RABI
|6th||Ladies' Night at Boxbush, Rodley, Westbury-on-Severn, Gloucestershire. 19.30. Enjoy a wonderful evening celebrating Gloucestershire's fantastic producers - hear from gin makers, chocolatiers and oil producers. Shop ‘til you drop with our local suppliers and catch up with friends over a glass of Pimms and canapes in this beautiful part of British countryside. Tickets £10. For more information, please contact Jenni Thompson.|
|7th||South West Lakes NFU Dinner Dance In aid of R.A.B.I. on Friday 7th July at Castle Green Hotel, Kendal, LA9 6RG. Three-course dinner plus drinks reception. Entertainment from live band ‘Boomerang’. Tickets £37.50 each. For more information or tickets please contact Natalie Dennison 01229 716354 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Georgina Lamb 07917 114250 or email@example.com
|8th||Skittles Evening at Daylands Farm, Ashurst, West Sussex. For more information, please contact Sally Field.|
|8th||Herefordshire NFU Dinner Dance at Burghill, Herefordshire. For more information, please contact Kate Jones.|
|9th||Summer Luncheon at Kirknewton Hall, Northumberland. For more information, please contact Sally Conner.|
|10th||Cream Tea at The English Lavender Farm, Hartley Park Farm, near Alton, Hampshire. For more information, please contact Sally Field.|
|11-13th||Great Yorkshire Show, North Yorkshire.|
|19th||Driffield Show, East Yorkshire.|
|23rd||'A Taste of Shropshire' celebration of local produce at Lower Drayton Farm, Wroxeter, Shropshire. For more information, please contact Kate Jones.|
|24-27th||Royal Welsh Show, Llanelwedd.|
|27th||Forde Abbey Summer Fair at Forde Abbey, Chard. For more information, please contact Pam Wills.|
|9th||Penistone Agricultural Show, Barnsley, South Yorkshire.|
|10th||Thomas Pegg Memorial Tractor Run, near Burton on Trent, Staffordshire. For more information, please contact Kate Jones.|
|10th||Sunday Lunch, Lancashire. For more information, please contact Georgina Lamb.|
|14th||Westmorland County Agricultural Show, Milnthorpe, Cumbria.|
|25th||Nidderdale Show, Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire.|
|29th||Fall Into Autumn Ladies' Evening at Headlam Hall, County Durham. For more information, please contact Sally Conner.|
|30th-1st Oct||Masham Sheep Fair, North Yorkshire.|
|4th||Hot dogs, cold beer and Rustic Roots! At Napton Village Hall, Warwickshire. For more information, please contact Becky Davies.|
|5th||Bonfire Ball, Cumbria. For more information, please contact Georgina Lamb.|
|10th||Worcestershire Dinner at Worcester Cricket Ground. 19.15 for 19.45 start. £30 a ticket. For more information, please contact >Kate Jones.|
|18th/19th||English Winter Fair. Staffordshire Showground. For more info, please contact Kate Jones.|
|21st||Farmhouse Breakfast at Sam Turner's, County Durham. For more information, please contact Sally Conner.|
|5th||Carol Service 18.00 for 18.30. Ashford Market, Ashford, Kent auction ring. Compare and music by Mr. and Mrs. Jones, of Spring Grove School.
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