Have a go


Robin Hood Archery

A huge welcome back to the members of the Southend Archery Club, who will be running the field archery shoot. Join Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men (and women) and learn how to become a sure shot with an arrow...

NEW: Jungle Bug Challenge

Take on our Jungle Bug Challenge if you're feeling brave!! Place your hand inside a compartment to retrieve a gold star - but there might be something else inside too!

Birds of Prey

In addition to the arena display, come along and see a selection of birds of prey from Fen's Falconry. With Harris Hawks and Owls - learn more about these amazing raptors and you can even hold one...

My Dog's Got Talent

Does your dog have a special talent? Or have you trained them do a unique trick? Open to all ages and all dogs, come and join us for our talent show for dogs in the All About Dogs Show Village Green. It's FREE to enter and everyone gets a rosette for taking part.

Fun Dog Shows

Over 40 classes and rosettes for the top three in each class - the fun dog shows are always popular with visitors of the All About Dogs Show - and you can take part with your dog too! You can find out all the details of the classes and registration times by clicking here.

K9 Aqua Sports

K9 Aqua returns to this year's show due to popular demand!
Come along and let your dog have a go and get super wet in this increasingly popular sport. Remember to bring your camera as you are sure to get some good shots of dogs flying through the air!

KC Good Citizen Bronze Test

Official Kennel Club Test... A series of simple exercises to test good behaviour. Entrants will either receive a "Pass" and a Certificate or a "Not Ready". Rosettes can be purchased for passes at £3 each. The test will take place from 10am to 12pm on both days and will be run by Training Plus Dog Training. Click here for more detailed information about the test.

Children's Fun Zone

The Robin Hood Country Show is a family event with entertainment for all ages - including our Childrens Fun Zone. With inflatables, zorbing, slides and much more.

Dog Agility Course

Dog agility is a dog sport in which a handler directs a dog through an obstacle course in a race for both time and accuracy. Dogs run off leash with no food or toys as incentives, and the handler can touch neither dog nor obstacles. Organised by the Essex Flyers, the agility course is open to dogs of all ages and breeds.


Organised by Solar Flyball Team, Flyball is a fun, fast sport for you and your dog (any breed, any size), as long as dogs are over 12 months old they can play flyball. Bring your dog to visit the team and have a go at this increasingly popular dog sport.

Hurdles and Lure Racing

ACES was started by a small group of friends that enjoyed getting out and about with their dogs, the days got more popular with more people wanting to know what's going on and where. Join the ACES team and see if your dog can get the fastest time in either the lure race or hurdles.

Fastest Recall

Fastest recall is a test of speed. It's a high energy canine sport which requires your dog to chase a toy.... then come back on recall. Will your dog be the quickest of the day? All proceeds of the Recall go to the German Shepherd Rescue Elite.

NEW: Have a go at Hoopers

NEW FOR 2019: Have a go at one of the UK's fastest growing dog sports! Hoopers is a low impact sport using hoops, tunnels and barrels and is great for all aged dogs even older retired dogs. The Hoopers have a go ring will be run by The Dog Training College.

NEW: Scentwork for dogs

NEW FOR 2019: Nose work and scent games offer your dog a fun way to use their natural talents - you can introduce your dogs to scentwork in our fun have a go ring, which will be run by The Dog Training College.

Mini Agility

Come and see Muffin Pug Rescue and have-a-go at their agility course specifically designed with small dogs in mind.

Canine Parkour & Stunts

Has your dog ever tried canine parkour or fun stunts? Have a go with the team from Dog Training for Essex & Suffolk, who will be on hand to show you how it's done!

Fun Obstacle Course

This year's obstacle course challenge is organised by the Notts & Yorkshire Boxer Rescue. The fastest times within each hour will win a prize. Fastest dog of the day wins a rosette.

Bobbing for Balls

Dogs will have 60 seconds to retrieve as many tennis balls from the paddling pools as possible with the three fastest dogs receiving a prize. The activity will be run by the French Bulldog Saviours and is open to all dog ages and breeds. Winners will be announced at the end of the day and it's just £1 per go.

Ask the Expert

For hands on training and advice, meet the experts from the Training Plus Dog Training Club and learn how to train your dog to respond to your commands. There will be advice on heel work, recall and more. PLUS young handlers will also be able to have a go with a children's fun class where they will be tested on walking to heel, sit, recall and more. Click here for details.

Advice on Behaviour

Do you need some help and training advice for your dog? Join the experts from the Dogs Trust School Essex for advice on behaviour as well as some training tips live at the show.

All information correct at time of publication. Aztec Events reserves the right to amend or change activities due to unforeseen circumstances without prior notice. Have a go activities may include small additional charges.