British National Ploughing Championships 14th October 2017

Text by Michael Coleman; photos and video by Mike Brett.

This event spread of course over several tens of acres, and in a part day visit it was impossible to capture anything systematically. But here are a selection of photos and a short video to give a feel of just some of the various “vintage” activities on show.

Three members of the club competed in the championships – Ross Hext, Martyn Smale and Ed Vigers. Of these, in what was a highly competitive series of competitions, Ross achieved the best result by being placed 4th in the Ford and Fordson Association class, driving his 1938 Fordson Standard with a Ransome’s No 9 Trailer Plough. Congratulations to him and to the other two for having won their way through the qualifying stages to participate in the finals.

The British National Ploughing Championships 2017
The British National Ploughing Championships 2017
The British National Ploughing Championships 2017
The British National Ploughing Championships 2017
The British National Ploughing Championships 2017
The British National Ploughing Championships 2017
The British National Ploughing Championships 2017
The British National Ploughing Championships 2017
The British National Ploughing Championships 2017
The British National Ploughing Championships 2017
The British National Ploughing Championships 2017
The British National Ploughing Championships 2017
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