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Published 4th Jun 2019
By Winterton Agricultural Society

New for 2019 - Gate Jumping Competition

Gate Jumping
Gate Jumping

Open to All.

This competition will not start before 3pm.

The aim of the competition is to jump the gate without knocking it down.

In the event of a fault the rider may gain a life by removing an item of clothing (but not their riding hat) competitors may have up to 3 lives at the discretion of the judges.

The winner will be the rider who jumps the highest gate with the most clothes on!

Hunting dress or showjumping dress required, riding hat compulsory.

Gate height starts at 90cm and will be raised after each round.

First Prize £200, Second Prize £50, Third Prize £50.

Entry Fee £20.

Let the jumping begin.

Published 17th Feb 2019
By Winterton Agricultural Society

WAS Fun Dog Show

Fun Dog Show
Fun Dog Show

This year we are adding to our Sunday programme a fun dog show. The Dog show is for all the family, they don't have to be pedigree or beautiful!

Starting time 2.30 listen for announcements on the day.

The main categories are:-

Dog which looks most like its owner

Appealing eyes

Best child handler

Waggiest tail

Noisiest dog

Best dressed

Best paw shaker

Best in the show

The dog the judge most wants to take home

Prize for 1st, 2nd and 3rd including rosettes. Best in show wins a selection of doggy treats

Great family fun, see you on the day.

Published 31st Oct 2018
By Ken Cross

Bonfire 2018 Latest

The Grand Bonfire
The Grand Bonfire

This year the annual bonfire will take place on Monday 5th November at the Showground. Gates open at 5pm with the lighting of the bonfire at 6:45pm. Firework displays follow at 7:20 & 7:30, ending at 8pm.

Entrance prices are as follows:-

Car & all occupants - £10.

Adults walking - £5.

Children (5 to 16) - £2.

Under 5s - Free.

Free Car Parking for 2000 cars (please don't park on the road, follow road-signs), VIP Parking for Blue Badge Holders, 25 Acre Showground, fully floodlit, The Premier Event in the area, Please do not bring sparklers, Please arrive early as queues develop.

Published 28th Aug 2018
By Winterton Agricultural Society

Winterton Sculpture Auction

Following the hugely successful Winterton Sculpture Trail a selection of sculptures will be auctioned for local causes.

Twenty six Tractor and Owl sculptures have been on display in Winterton this summer (until 14th September) with visitors from all over the country flocking to the North Lincolnshire Town to see the artwork.

The sculptures were designed and created by community groups and organisations in the town in a series of workshops with local artists Fiona Caley and Mandy Keating, creating the sculptures to a very high standard.

The sculptures are made out of fibre glass. Measuring: Owl (at the widest points, approx.) height: 93cm, width 56cm, depth 52cm. Tractors, (approx at largest points): Length: 155cm, Height: 77cm, Width: 88cm.

Twelve of the sculptures will be auctioned, eleven tractors and one owl, the remaining fourteen sculptures will be kept by the groups that created them. Thanks to Gilbert Baitson Auctioneers and Valuers, Hull, who are conduction to auction free of charge, all of the funds raised from the sale will be equally split between the Winterton Junior School Friends and Parents Group, Winterton Youth Club, and Winterton Disabled Club following a vote by residents on Facebook.

The Winterton Sculpture Auction takes place on Saturday 22nd September at All Saints Church, Winterton. The auction will take begin at 2.00pm with doors opening at 12.00noon for a chance to view the sculptures ahead of the auction.

The auction will be broadcast live on Facebook, accompanied by an online facility for bidding for those unable to attend in person.

If you’d like another opportunity to view the Sculptures that are going to be auctioned they will be available for a viewings ahead of the auction at the Winterton Steam and Vintage Rally taking place on 15th and 16th September at Winterton Showground and at All Saints Church on Wednesday 19th September 2.00pm – 4.00pm.

For more information about the auction visit our website, send an email or call 01724 845155.

Sculpture Auction
Sculpture Auction

Published 19th Apr 2018
By Winterton Agricultural Society

Donation to Lindsey Lodge Hospice

On behalf of Lindsey Lodge Hospice Dr Gordon Leitch receives a cheque for £584 from the Agricultural Society's Chairman Mr Nigel Ogg.

These are the proceeds from the raffle which was held recently at the Annual Show Dinner.

Also in the picture is the shows Mr Don Johnson and Mr Stan Wood.

Chairman Nigel Ogg Presents the Cheque.
Chairman Nigel Ogg Presents the Cheque.
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