The Melplash Agricultural Society’s Annual Hedgelaying and Ploughing match promotes and celebrates local agriculture and farming skills. This year our event will be held on Sunday 24th September 2017 in Chideock, near Bridport. There will be classes for hedglaying, vintage and commercial ploughing. Competition schedules will soon be available. Spectators are very welcome to come along and watch the event for free – there will be displays from rural craftsmen, delicious refreshments and the opportunity to enjoy the wonderful West Dorset countryside.
We will also be running our FREE hedgelaying training course on Sunday 17th September. If you would like to learn how to lay a hedge then this event is for you! Places are limited so please telephone the office on 01308 423337 to book your place.