North Somerset Ploughing Match and Crafts & Produce Show

The North Somerset Agricultural Society’s annual Ploughing & Hedging Match and Crafts & Produce Show is held on the second Saturday in September every year. Each year the match is held at a different host farm around North Somerset.

The  2016 match will be held on Sunday 4th September at Moorledge Farm, Chew Magna, BS40 8TL by Kind Permission of Mr & Mrs G James & H Curtis & Sons

Entry is free, parking is free.

One end of Moorledge Lane is very narrow and not suitable for large vehicles or trailers, please see the MAP for the recommended route.

There will be a Ploughman’s lunch, barbecue, licensed bar and ice cream from Chew Moo’s

Classes include many types of ploughing as well as manual and mechanical hedge trimming. Craft classes range from handicrafts, home-made alcohol, baking, vegetables, flowers, classes for children and more.

Download the Ploughing & Hedging schedule
Download the entry form

Download the Craft & Produce schedule
Download entry forms

There is some room for trade stands and we would love to welcome local craftspeople to showcase and sell their wares. Pitches are free of charge. The society cannot provide tables or chairs.

If you are interested in trading, please fill in the online form
To register your interest in demonstrating a craft, please click here


The Society of Ploughmen

If you would like more information on other ploughing events or the British National Ploughing Championships, log on to the Society of Ploughmen’s website:



 Photos from the 2015 North Somerset Ploughing Match

Images by Paul Churchill