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The Swaton Vintage Day are pleased to announce that they will once again be hosting the crowd pleasing Novelty Dog Show on 24th June 2018. In previous years this event has proved to be a very popular main ring attraction.
The Novelty Dog Show will start at 12.30pm and entrants can register at the ring side from 12.00pm.
Entry fee is £1.50 for any category (classes 1 to 10). There is no additional charge for the championship.
You can enter your dog for any of the following classes:
- MOST HANDSOME DOG
- PRETTIEST BITCH
- BEST CROSSBREED
- BEST VETERAN (8 years and over)
- BEST YOUNGSTER (under 12 months)
- WAGGIEST TAIL
- CUTEST COUPLE – CHILD (under 12 years) AND DOG
- DOG MOST LIKE OWNER
- BEST CONDITION
- MOST WELL BEHAVED DOG
- CHAMPIONSHIP – 1st and 2nd FROM CLASSES 1-10
So why not bring your dog along and have a go!
We are delighted to announce that there will be a flypast of both a Lancaster Bomber and a Dakota during the Swaton Vintage Day on Sunday 25 June 2017, courtesy of the Royal Air Force.
Estimated flypast times will be published on our website nearer the date and offers a great photo opportunity for those interested in these legendary vintage planes.
The Lancaster is the most famous and successful RAF heavy bomber of World War Two. It is a legend that lives on today and the contribution made by the aircraft and its crews to the freedom of our nation will, hopefully, never be forgotten. The prototype Lancaster took to the air for its first flight from Woodford, Manchester, on 9th January 1941; the first production Lancaster flew later that year on 31st October.
The Dakota is without doubt one of the most successful aircraft designs in history. It became one of the world’s most famous military transport aircraft and saw widespread use by the Allies during World War Two and subsequently by Air Forces and civilian operators worldwide.
Entrance to the Swaton Vintage Day costs £5 for adults, £4 for OAP’s, £3 for school age children, £12 for a family ticket and free under five years.
Make a note in your diary and visit us for great family day out. View Our Website for further information.
We are delighted to advise that our 2016 Show has raised over £7,000 for local Charities and good causes.
Furthermore, the various Charities that had a stand at the show, raised a further £2,000 for their own Charities.
This is an excellent result and is testament to the generosity of all those that supported and attended the 2016 Swaton Vintage Show.
The organisations that have benefitted from your generosity include:
- Swaton Church
- Helpringham Church
- Air Ambulance
- Children with Cancer
And many more worthy causes
On behalf of the Swaton Vintage Day Show committee, a very big thank you for your support.
Let’s make the 2017 Show even better.
Both Exhibitors and Trade Stand entry forms can now be downloaded from our website for most categories.
Simply download the required form, print it, complete all sections and return it to us as soon a s possible.
Please note that the closing date for receipt of all entry forms is Thursday 1st June 2017.
In order to avoid disappointment we recommend that you submit your entry form as early as possible as space is limited and can fill up quickly.
Note that the return of your exhibitor’s form does not guarantee acceptance of your entry and the organiser’s decision on acceptance is final.
Have you ever wondered exactly what the World Egg Throwing Championships is all about?
Well, it is not simply about throwing an egg!
Whilst egg throwing is definitely on the agenda, the sport is split into different categories, including the Target Throwing and Accuracy Challenge, Egg Roulette and the Trebuchet Challenge.
This years World Egg Throwing Championships will be held on Sunday 25th June 2017, visit the Egg Throwing page for further details.
To learn more about the art of egg throwing, we recommend viewing our Egg Throwing Videos page.
If you fancy having a go simply let us know on the day.