Cheshire Smallholders Association

News & Events

The Cheshire Smallholders’ newsletter, ‘The Gate’ is currently published three times a year. The Gate provides members with an update on association activities, training opportunities and industry news, as well as carrying features and members’ classified adverts.

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Earlier issues of The Gate can be accessed at the bottom of this page

Diary dates

April 2017

Nantwich Jazz and Blues Festival
Thursday 13th April - Sunday 17th April 2017

Saturday 22nd - Sunday 23rd April 2017.
A Festival of Welsh wool and fibres at Royal Welsh Showground.

May 2017

Smallholders' Spring Festival
Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, LD2 3SY, Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st May 2017

Staffordshire County Show
Staffordshire Show Ground, Stafford, Wednesday 31st May Thursday 1st June 2017

June 2017

Cheshire Show
Tabley Showground, Knutsford, Tuesday 20th - Wednesday 21st June 2017

Middlewich Folk and Boat Festival
Friday 16th - Sunday 18th June 2017

Mitchell's Lakeland Livestock Centre, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 0QQ. Friday 23rd - Saturday 24th June 2017

Kelsall Steam Rally
Saturday 24th - Sunday 25th June 2017

July 2017

Royal Welsh Show
Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, LD2 3SY, Monday 24th July - Thursday 27th July 2017

RHS Show Tatton Park
Tatton Park, Wednesday 19th - Sunday 23rd July 2017

Nantwich Show
Dorfold Park, Nantwich, Wednesday 26th July 2017

August 2017

Bakewell Show
Bakewell Showground, Wednesday 2nd- Thursday 3rd August 2017

Anglesey County Show
Anglesey Showground, Tuesday 15th and Wednesday 16th August 2017

Denbigh & Flint Show
The Green, Denbigh, LL16 4UB, Thursday 17 August 2017.

September 2017

Malpas Yesteryear Rally
Date to be confirmed

Annual Show & Sale of Pedigree Rare & Traditional Breeds
Chelford Agricultural Centre, Date to be confirmed.

Skipton Auction, Skipton, BD23 1UD, Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September 2017

Cheshire Ploughing and Hedgelaying Match
Hatley Farm, Hatley Lane, Frodsham, WA6 6XX, Date to be confirmed.

December 2015

Father Christmas at the Farm
Tatton Park, Knutsford

Please note, we understand Santa is arriving at Tatton Park farm on 28th November, the reindeers have enjoyed some good grazing this summer and should be ready to get him on his way by then.

Always check with the organisers before making arrangements or traveling, shows are sometimes canceled, often at the last minute!

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Back issues of The Gate

2007 Issue 1

2007 Issue 2

March 2008

September 2008

December 2008

March 2009

June 2009

September 2009

December 2009

March 2010

June 2010

September 2010