Best Burger Competition

Entries are now open for our brand new Best Burger Competition.  The competition is very kindly being sponsored and judged by Swim café bar in Lyme Regis. Entrants are asked to submit two burgers on a disposable plate for judging – one quartered with each quarter secured with a toothpick, this burger will be used to judge taste.  The second […] Continue Reading

2018 Garden Competition Results

The annual Melplash Agricultural Society’s Garden Competition, the most prestigious garden competition in the West Dorset area, saw 24 gardens and allotments entered this year, stretching from Lyme Regis to Hinton St George.  The competition was judged over two days by last year’s overall winners and large garden winners, Mr & Mrs Colin and Sue Dyer from Long Bredy and […] Continue Reading

Competitions for all!

One of the main highlights of the annual Melplash Agricultural Show are the competitive classes. At the heart are the many classes in place to enable local farmers and breeders to showcase what they do and their husbandry skills.  Giving visitors to the show the rare opportunity to see the best cattle, sheep, goats, pigs and horses in the area […] Continue Reading

2018 Farm Competition

The Melplash Agricultural Society’s  Farms competition takes place annually to give local farmers a chance to gain recognition for their good husbandry and dedication to looking after the countryside. There are four categories – Small Farm (199 acres or less), Medium Farm (200 – 599 acres) and Large Farm (600+ acres).  This year we will have a fourth class for […] Continue Reading

2018 Flock Competition

Entries for our annual flock competition  are now open and judging will take place week commencing 18th June 2018.  Our judges this year are Kevin Goodfellow and his daughter in law, Jo from Bridport, Philip Brooks from Yeovil and Martin Stanbury from Launceston.  Entry to the competition is free and is an opportunity for farmers to be rewarded for their shepherding skills […] Continue Reading

2018 Schedules Now Online

Take part in our 2018 show!  We have classes for everyone including livestock showing, horse competitions, home baking, vegetables, cider making, flower arranging, photography and much more!  This years’ schedules are available to view online, follow the links below to find out more about our competitions. Horse and Pony Schedule 2018 Livestock Schedule 2018 Horticulture, Handicraft and Home Produce Schedule […] Continue Reading

Battens Solicitors Limited Unaffiliated Show Jumping

We are delighted to announce that Battens Solicitors will once again be sponsoring our under 16’s show jumping at the Melplash Show again in 2018.  In order to compete at Melplash Show riders need to qualify at one of the regional shows throughout the year.  Not only will qualifiers win prizes at their qualifying show but they will also compete […] Continue Reading

NEW Platinum Sponsor for Melplash Show – Bradfords Building Supplies

The Melplash Agricultural Society is very pleased to announce that Bradfords Building Supplies have agreed to be a new Platinum Sponsor for the Melplash Show this year and to become the Show’s main sponsor from 2019. A name that is synonymous within the local area and has had a long association with local agriculture, there has been a Bradfords Builders […] Continue Reading

New Society President for 2018

The Melplash Agricultural Society is pleased to welcome our new President for 2018, Mr Richard King, a Partner at Kitson and Trotman Solicitors.    Richard succeeds Mr Ralph Newman who stepped down at the Annual General Meeting after his year in office. Mr King was born and brought up in Derbyshire.  After qualifying as a Solicitor in London he moved to Bridport […] Continue Reading

Welcome to our new Chairman

The Melplash Agricultural Society is delighted to announce Mrs Jo Sage as the new Society Chairman for 2018 and 2019.   Jo has for the last two years undertaken the role of Vice Chairman for the Society and takes over from the current Chairman, Mr Will Frost, who has completed his two-year term. Mrs Jo Sage has lived in West Dorset […] Continue Reading