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Welcome to the Suffolk Robin Hood Game & Country Show...

The huge Robin Hood Game & Country Show spans the entire Suffolk Showground making it the biggest Game & Country Show in Suffolk, with entertainment (and shopping) for all the family - even your dog is welcome.

Spectacular displays and fun-fueled demonstrations - there really is something for everyone...! There are knights, vikings, archers, owls, ferrets, falcons, horses and dogs!

Not to mention over 200 trade stands - so whether you're stocking up on country clothing along Countryman's Walk, sampling the delicious foods in the Festival of Food & Drink, or just out for a fun-packed day, you'll love this years show....

Click a link below for full details on each attraction, alternatively you can CLICK HERE to book your tickets!

All About Dogs Area
Main Arena Events
Countryside Arena Events
Equestrian Events
Have-A-Go Areas
Experience & Learn
Shopping & Tradestands
Childrens Entertainment
 
 
 
 

Main Arena Events

Main Arena Timetable

11:00am      Dog & Duck Display

11:30am      Stampede Stunt Display Team (Jousting Display)

12:30pm      Flight of the Falcons

13:00pm      East Anglian Fire & Rescue Display

14:00pm      Stampede Stunt Display Team (Jousting Display)

15:00pm      Dog & Duck Display

15:30pm      Lure Racing Display

 

Jousting & Horseback Stunt Displays

BRAND NEW SHOW! - Cheer for Robin Hood in this amazing jousting and stunt display from the Stampede Stunt Display Team.

Audience participation is a must in this fantastic demonstration of jousting and stunt riding – with amazing displays of horseback riding such as jumping through fire, rearing, roman riding and a special demonstration of horseback archery.


With a team of professional stunt riders who have performed at top venues including Disneyland, American Adventure, Camelot and Europa, the Stampede Stunt Display will amaze you throughout the duration of the event in the main arena.

This years spectacular display features a brand new choreographed tale of Robin Hood and his Merry Men... 

 

 


Flight of the Falcons

Enjoy this amazing display of agility and speed consisting of a whole host of beautiful but deadly falcons.

From the fast and agile Harris Hawk to huge Buzzards this professional display is sure to keep you entertained.

You can find out more about the birds as well as some beautiful images by visiting www.flightofthefalcon.co.uk 

 


Savage Skills Mountain Bike Display Team

AS SEEN ON ITVS LETS GET GOLD! Sit back and marvel as the Savage Skills Mountain Bike Display Team entertains you with a display of superb mountain biking skills in their amazing anti-gravity show.

Featuring two world-class stunt riders and a whole host of tricks and jumps the team will be at the event for the entire two-day duration.

 

Meet former World Champion Ben Savage and his  amazing team in this high-octane show, which takes place in its own 'bike arena'. 

The team will be at the show all weekend, so make sure you see this stunning performance that had Freddie Flintoff and Rio Ferdinand on the edges of their seats!

 

 

 

 

Dog & Duck Display - NEW!


At the show for the first time, due to popular demand, we are pleased to welcome the Dog & Duck Display Team.

Join professional sheep dog trainer (and runner-up of the UKs Young Shepherd of the Year award 2012), Jason  in this informative and entertaining display of expert sheepdog handling.

With his squad of specially trained ducks, Jason will demonstrate amazing herding techniques... 

 

 

East Anglian Fire & Rescue Display

East Anglian Fire & Rescue Display Team 

Join the team from East Anglian Fire & Rescue, a specialised fire and rescue service based in Suffolk.

This amazing demonstration involves a highly trained squad for firemen, a big red engine and lots of fire!! 

 

 

 

 

Countryside Displays & Demonstrations


 
Countryside Arena Timetable

10:30am      Berkley Owls Display
11:00am      Mountgrace Gundog Display
11:45pm      Pakefield Ferrets - working ferret display
12:30pm      Dunhamswood Gundogs Training Display
13:15pm      Berkley Owls Display
13:45pm      Mountgrace Gundog Display
14:30pm      Pakefield Ferrets - working ferrets display
15:15pm      Dunhamswood Gundogs Training Display



Ferret Racing

Pick your favourite and enjoy the race. This fun ferret race will take place in the countryside arena throughout the show. No money is exchanged hands and the emphasis is on fun and education.

Come and support the Cambridgeshire Ferret Rescue Centre and take part in their entertaining ferret racing show in the countryside arena. 

 

 


Owl Flight & Agility Display

Bet you’ve never seen owl complete a Dog Agility Course?!

Well, there’s always a first – join Andrew and his team of highly skilled owls in the Countryside Arena and witness first hand this amazing display.

You can even meet the owls and find out from Andrew (from Berkley Owls) just how clever owls really are. 

 

 


Gun Dog Training Display

All the way from Norfolk, we are pleased to be joined by  Dunhamswood Gundogs. 

Come along and  learn from Steve some of the tricks of the trade of how working dogs are  trained to an acceptable level and meet the stars of the show, a group of  ‘novice’ gundogs – always interesting, sometimes hilarious.         

Steve has been training gundogs for  over 20 years and is a font of knowledge – he will be happy provide some great  advice at the show.

 

 

Mountgrace Gundogs

A big All About Dogs welcome to the demonstration team from Mountgrace Gundogs...

Les will be bringing along his team of highly trained gundogs (Spaniels & Labradors) to this years show for an amazing display in the arena.

When Les is not in the arena, why not come along and meet him (and his dogs) at their static display.

  

 

Suffolk Fly Fisher's Club

We're very pleased to welcome the NEW attraction, the Suffolk Fly Fisher's Club along to the Show this year! If you want to start fly fishing or learn in a friendly helpful environment  then head over to the Suffolk Fly Fisher's Club stand and chat with experienced Fly Fisherman.

With Still Water Trout Lakes in Suffolk and a Private Trout Lake with Rainbow Trout between Ipswich and Felixstowe - this club welcomes Novice and Experienced Anglers.

 


Working Ferret Displays

This traditional country pursuit has its own special feature with a dedicated ring show and exhibition stand showing every aspect of the pastime.

Ferreting was a traditional country pursuit popular with our ancestors and a route into the countryside for thousands of people in towns. Today the professional ferreter still uses a dog, net and ferret with methods based on those used 100 years ago but the addition of a few modern electronics now aids efficiency.

Simon Whithead of Pakefield Ferrets is one of only a handful of professional ferreters in this country who uses ancient field craft to control rabbits in an environmentally friendly way.

 

 

Dog Scurry - Have-a-go & Competition

Organised by the National Organisation of Beaters & Pickers-Up, the Dog Scurry is always very popular with all breeds of dog – a bit on fun for our four-legged friends.

  
The Scurry is a simple retrieving competition and is open to all dogs of all breeds and all ages – with prizes given for the fastest times of the day

COMPETITION DETAILS COMING SOON...

 

  

Hawthorne Heavy Horses

As seen on BBC TV!

Hawthorn Heavy Horses is a family run business based in Essex that specialises in using heavy horses for woodland and land management, using a combination of traditional and modern techniques. 

Come and meet the two Suffolk Punch Horses called Holly and Roy, at the Suffolk Robin Hood Show...

 

 

Sheep Shearing Show

Back due to popular demand, we are pleased to welcome the return of the sheep shearing show.

Enjoy learning about the world of sheep, in this entertaining, interactive and informative display.

Shows will be taking place 3 times a day throughout the weekend, so pull up a seat and enjoy... 

 

 

Terrier & Lurcher events – organised by the Coursing Crew

We are pleased to welcome back Paddy and the Coursing Crew to this years show. The crew will be holding a series of competitions for Lurchers and Terriers – professionally judged and prizes for the winners.

Racing / simulated coursing from 10am (register from 9.30am)

Terrier & Lurcher Shows from 1pm – starting with puppy classes

For more info phone Paddy & the coursing crew on 07737765999

 

Children's Entertainment

This years show is packed with fun for all ages including a whole host of Children's Entertainment - below are some of the attractions for the kids...

Inflatable Fun Zone | Face Painting | Paint Ball | Go Karts | Archery | Climbing Wall | Bungee Trampolines | And MUCH more...

 

Welcome to All About Dogs at the Suffolk Robin Hood Game & Country Show! An integral part of the counties LARGEST events - also held on the Trinity Park Showground, this area of the Show features a massive selection of have-a-go dog activities, fun dog shows, dog trade stands and arena shows, so make sure you BRING YOUR DOG!

All About Dogs Main Arena

11:15am                Essex K9 Dog Display Team

12:00pm                St Sledge Dog Display Team

12:30pm                Lowestoft Dog Display Team

13:30pm                Kidagility Display

14:00pm                Essex K9 Dog Display Team

14:45pm                In The Pink - Heelwork to music display

15:15pm                Lowestoft Dog Display Team

 

All About Dogs Arena 2 (DOG SHOW arena)

Saturday 12th October                                                                 Sunday 13th October

10:45am               Kidagility                                                          10:30am                  Heelwork to music with Tierney & Missy

11:15am               Ladies in Pink Display Team                      11:00am                  Kidagility

12:30pm               FUN DOG SHOW start                                  11:30am                  Ladies in Pink Display Team

                                                                                                          12:00pm                  Heelwork to music with Tierney & Missy

                                                                                                          12:30pm                  FUN DOG SHOW starts

 

 

Fun Dog Show

Fun Dog Show 1

Organised by the Notts & Yorkshire Boxer Rescue Team, the popular FUN dog show is open to all dogs. To enter the classes, simply turn up and register at the event.

Details are below:

Registration Time: 10am - 12 mid-day

Start time: 12.30

 

Classes:

*  Coolest Pup                                         * Loveliest Lady                                    * The best Mini Miss (small dogs only)
 
*  Most Fantastic Fella                           * The Best Dinky Boy (small dogs)   * Gorgeous Golden Oldie (over 7 yrs)
 
*  Most Fab Family (2 or more dogs)  * Most Awesome Eyes                        * The Best Tiny Tot
 
*  Best Junior Handler                           * Most Radiant Rescue                       * Cutest Crossbreed
 

 

* Dog the Judges would most like to take home


Fun Dog Show 2

Organised by the Three Counties Newfoundlands the popular FUN dog show is open to all dogs.  To enter the classes, simply turn up and register at the event. 

Details are below:

Registration Time: 10am - 12 mid-day

Start time: 12.30

Classes:

*  Best Verteran (>7yrs)                       * Best Puppy (under 12 mnths)  
     
* Best Crossbreed                                 
*  Best Rescue    

* Most Handsome dog                          * Prettiest Bitch
 
*  Waggiest Tail                                      * Best Junior Handler  

* Best 6 Legs (Dog & Owner)              
* Dog the Judges would most like to                                                                           take home
 

 

All About Dogs Arena Displays

This years All About Dogs Shows features several arenas and club rings, which house a host of top attractions from across the country.

Details of the Arena timetables will appear here closer to the show - but you can expect to see a whole load of doggy fun...

Arena Timetable above...

  

 

Essex K9 Dog Display Team

A team of highly trained security dogs and some of their very fast friends going through their paces.

Including the apprehending of an armed criminal – 6ft High Scale – Agility Race – Control Work and of course some fire hoops.

 

 

 

A fast moving and informative display that includes all of the skill required for a top security dog. You will see how much these dogs enjoy their work.

The video clip gives you an idea of some of the amazing skills and training that the display dogs have to go through... (its taken at one of our other shows, Suffolk All About Dogs in Ipswich).

 

The Lowestoft Dog Display Team

Thirty minutes of canine entertainment! Our display consists of a variety of different exercises including races, weaving poles, novelty items, long jumps, retrieves, flyball, a solo run-around and the fire jumps! Our display is accompanied by a lively and entertaining commentary.

“The A Team” appears at events large & small around East Anglia and does around forty displays each season!

www.lowestoftdogteam.co.uk

 

 


Dock Dogs – Big Air Competition

Back due to popular demand all the way from the USA, the Dock Dogs BIG AIR competition makes a huge splash back at this years show. This fun competition involves a ball, a large pool of water and the dog that can leap the furthest.
  
You can enter the Dock Dogs Big Air WAVE competition by registering online here or register at the show.
 

 

Placement Medals will be awarded to the Big Air Finalists, however All dogs that get wet during Big Air WAVE competitions will receive an award.

Please note that Dock Dogs have a strict policy where dogs only jump if they want to!

 

 

 

Dog Agility Course

Come and have a go on the dog agility course organised by K9-121 Dog Training. See if your dog can master the jumps, tackle the tunnel, climb the a-frame, tip the seesaw and weave the weaves.

The trainers will guide you round the obstacles. As long as your dog is over a year old, he/she can have-a-go. Any breed, any size.

Plus take the opportunity to have your dog microchipped and registered with the PetLog database, you could also speak to the fully qualified, insured, vet trained technicians

 

 Kidgility

This NEW fun and interactive arena show encourages child volunteers to make their way into the ring and join in with lots of fun assault courses and jumps for the Blaze and Suga.

Suga happens to be the puppy of celebrity 'Britain's Got Talent' winner Pudsey so don't miss the chance to meet this mini celebrity in the making!

 

 

 

dog training clubs

Dog Training Clubs & Advice

Does your dog pull on the lead?  Does (s)he bark in the early hours?  Or even completely ignore all your attempts to get them to 'sit'.

This years All About Dogs Shows feature a whole host of dog training and obedience clubs who can help you.

The experts will be at hand to sit with you and your dog and offer some top tips....    

 

Join in and Have-A-Go Activities

All About Dogs is all about involving your dog - giving them a fun day out.

Many of the displays at the show encourage visitors to join in...  There's absolutely loads to do, including:about getting your dog involved and having fun.

Agility Course, Doggy Triathlon, Obedience Classes, Clicker Fun, Recall Challenge, Fun Dog Shows, Training Classes, Dock Dogs and lots more.

More details will be displayed on this page below very soon...

 

Fastest Recall & Tunnel Challenge

Does your dog come to you when you call? If so, you must enter the Fastest Recall or the Fastest Tunnel Challenge!  Organised by the German Shepherd Dog Rescue - an organisation dedicated to the rescue, short term fostering and long-term re-homing of GSD's, no matter how old.  Could your dog be the 'recall champ' and win a prize...?

 

Flyball

Flyball - have-a-go

The Ramsden Flyball team will hosting a fun have-a-go flyball course over the two days at the show - open for everyone to join in. 

If you’ve never tried flyball before, why not have-a-go at the show?  

 

 

Heelwork to Music display team

Brand New to All About Dogs.  We are pleased to welcome the Heelwork to Music display team from local dog club In the Pink.

This amazing demonstration will be taking place in the main arena throughout the weekend.

Times to be displayed here soon...  

 

  

dog breeds

Dog Breed Stands

 
From well-known breeds such as the German Shepherd and Boxer, to the lesser known Cane Corso and Northern Honiakaka.

All About Dogs features numerous breed stands where visitors can learn more about a vast range of dogs

So far confirmed are: Boxers, German Shepherd, Cane Corso, Northern Honiakaka, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Newfoundlands and Greyhounds.

 
 
 

Equestrian Events


 

Practical Horsemanship Display

Seeing the world through the eyes of a horse...

We are pleased to welcome to this years show the team from Practical Horsemanship, who will be on hand to answer all your equine questions.

In addition, throughout the weekend visitors can enjoy their fun and informative horsemanship demonstrations at the Practical Horsemanship Ring

 

horses

Knights' Horse Stables & Encampment

It takes years of training for a horse to be ready  to be ridden into battle! 

Enjoy the  jousting and horseback stunt displays in the Main Arena, and then join the cast at the stable area.           

Learn more about these magnificent stunt horses and find out just how much hard work goes into training them to take part in a stunt  show.

You can even meet the knights...  

 

  

Hawthorne Heavy Horses

As seen on BBC TV!

Hawthorn Heavy Horses is a family run business based in Essex that specialises in using heavy horses for woodland and land management, using a combination of traditional and modern techniques. 

Come and meet the two Suffolk Punch Horses called Holly and Roy, at the Suffolk Robin Hood Show...

 

 

 

Equestrian Trade Stands

This years Robin Hood Country Show features a whole variety of trade stands selling equestrian related products.

Including fabulous equestrian clothing from top names such as Joules.  There's also horse boxes and a range of tack.

 

 

 

Have-A-Go and Join In 


 

This years show is absolutely packed with entertainment for you and your family to 'have-a-go'.  With fun for all the family even your dog can join in...  Here's a selection of what you can expect at this years show...  Please note that we are currently in the process of updating this section...

 

ArcheryField Archery

Do you fancy yourself as good as Robin Hood with a bow and arrow?  If so, join  the experts from your local Archery Club, Deben Archery Club and  have a go at real field archery.

For all ages, get some expert advice and see if you can beat the pros and hit the bull's-eye.

 

 

 

Dog Fun & Games

All About Dogs is all about involving your dog - giving them a fun day out.

Many of the displays at the show encourage visitors to join in...  There's absolutely loads to do, including:about getting your dog involved and having fun.

Agility Course, Doggy Triathlon, Obedience Classes, Clicker Fun, Recall Challenge, Fun Dog Shows, Training Classes, Dock Dogs, Scurry, Flyball and lots more.

 

 

Experience & Learn


 

clan wulfhar

Medieval Village & Re-Enactments 

Come along and meet the vikings in their authentic medieval village.

Thanks to the  members of the Clan Wulfhar, visitors of the Robin Hood Game & Country Show can sample viking life with dancing and music from the period and even a spot of swordsplay. 

 

berkley owlsExperience Owls

We are pleased to welcome Berkley Owls  to the show. Featuring around 14 owls in a purpose built display – the display  is open to view throughout the opening times of the event and visitors can have  the experience of holding an owl for a small fee, and even a quality photograph  taken as a momento of their experience for an additional fee, this being  produced on-site in a matter of minutes and presented in a sleeve.
             
The arena displays normally last around 30 minutes and to put it mildly, are  spellbinding! Spectators get the opportunity to join Andrew and the owls in the arena and assist him in demonstrating just how wise and clever owls can be,  mocking those who claim owls are stupid.

 

ferretsFriendly Ferrets

We are pleased to welcome to the show the team from rescue centre, Ferret Friends.

The Cambridgeshire Ferret Welfare Centre are at the show all weekend and welcome visitors to come along and learn more  about ferrets and how they can make great pets (to the right, responsible  owners).                    

They will also be carrying out some fun ferret racing  demonstrations at various intervals throughout the weekend.

 

Learn about Falconryfalconry

Not only can you learn about owls at this years show – for 2013 we are pleased to welcome the team from Flight of the Falcons.

After enjoying the amazing display, why not come along and meet and learn some interesting fact about these amazing raptors.

 You may even get the chance to hold one..

 

 

 

Sheep Shearing Show

Back due to popular demand, we are pleased to welcome the return of the sheep shearing show.

Enjoy learning about the world of sheep, in this entertaining, interactive and informative display.

Shows will be taking place 3 times a day throughout the weekend, so pull up a seat and enjoy... 

 

Woodbine Farm AlpacasWoodbine Farm Alpacas

Situated in 20 acres of beautiful East Anglian countryside on the Norfolk/Suffolk border, 8 miles from Diss, Woodbine Farm Alpacas was established in 2007.

The farm is home to around 60 coloured huacaya alpacas and its aim is to continue to improve the quality of the herd and their fleece by careful and selective breeding.

Come and meet a family of Alpacas at the Game & Country Show and learn how their beautiful fleece is used.

 

 

Shopping & Trade Stands


 

Country Clothing & Shooting Accessories

From wellies to country clothing, from gunslips to rifles...

A real treat for the 'countryman' (and woman!)  There are a whole host of country accessory stands offering a vast range of country products.

If its something a little more specialist, there's even a selection of airguns and shooting products... 

Head for countryman's walk or the main shopping hall for a great selection....

 

 

  

Festival of Food & Drink

Make a beeline for the Festival of Food & Drink in the the Main Exhibition Hall to sample and stock up on a fine selection of food & drink.

A very popular part of the show, the  festival of food & drink
features a host of scrumptious produce, from fine  wines to delicious cheeses. 

You'll also find some of your favourite local  brands, including the popular Musks Sausages…

 

 

  

 

Equestrian Trade Stands

This years Robin Hood Country Show features a whole variety of trade stands selling equestrian related products.

Including fabulous equestrian clothing from top names such as Joules.  There's also horse boxes and a range of tack.

 

 

  

Craft & Gift Hall

Join a selection of the finest  craftsmen (and women) that the area has to offer.

From fun hand-crafted toys to beautiful crafted jewellery – all products in this section are hand-made.

The Craft & Gift halls offer a lovely selection of handmade gifts for all the family. 

 

 

 

shoppingDoggy Shopping Parade

Even your beloved dog deserves some retail therapy!  Treat them to a beautiful new collar, a comfortable bed or even a new coat.  There's also a selection of specialist dog foods on offer.

With over 50 trade stands selling a whole range of dog products to choose from, there really is something for even the fussiest pooch.

 

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Disclaimer:

By entering the Robin Hood Country Show you are agreeing to take full responsibility for, any injury or damage to your dog(s) and it is not the liability of Aztec Events including disappearance, theft, death or otherwise. You are fully liable for your dog(s) should they cause any damage or injury. Any dog showing aggressive Behaviour will be asked to leave the show with no refund given. In the interests of hygiene make sure you pick up after your dog. Any photos taken by the Robin Hood Country Show Team or Representative may be used in future for promotion of the show.  By entering this event you are agreeing to the above disclaimer and that the images taken may be used. All dogs must be on a lead and under control at all tim