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Events

Select the month below to see the events.  

We always need new volunteers who can come along to our events and help us raise funds and promote greyhounds and lurchers as pets.  If you can help at any of the events please contact us here.

If you intend to come along to visit any of the events please always check our facebook page before leaving, incase of any last minute changes, usually caused by the weather.

July 2018

Foal Farm Summer Dog Show
Foal Farm, Biggin Hill
Sunday, 22nd

Lots of fun for all the family - a great day out for dogs. Starts at 11 until 5 - admission £5 per vehicle or £1 per person on foot.  Lots of stalls, beer tent, live entertainment, dog show and lots more.  We will be there with our ball pool for the hot dogs to cool down in - great fun with a £1 donation to KGR.  This is a very busy show - a great day out for all the family with so much to watch and do - and you can visit most of the animals they have at the rescue.  

If you can help on the day - either on our stall or by walking KGR dogs around the event please email us at info@kentgreyhoundrescue.com

Please note we are not organising the dog show.  For information regarding classes etc please refer to the Foal Farm website.

Chilham Horse Trials Saturday
Chilham Park
Saturday, 28th

Join us for a wonderful afternoon watching the dressage and show jumping whilst walking around showcasing our dogs looking for homes. We have a stall in the trade stands area and will be there with our dogs and some kennel dogs. We have a limited number of volunteer passes into the event, allocated on a first come basis - if you can help on the day please email us at info@kentgreyhoundrescue.com - the actual entry charge is £10 per car (all passengers) or £2 per person on foot.

We are back on the Sunday - when we will also be hosting a dog show on the front lawn on Chilham Castle.

http://www.chilhampark.co.uk/default.aspx

Romney Marsh County Fayre
New Romney
Saturday, 28th

Join us for a great day of family entertainment starting with a parade at 10.15 from The Marsh Academy along The High Street to the St Martins Fields where the show starts at 12. There are 2 arenas with entertainment all afternoon, plus lots of stalls selling local produce and crafts. We will be there with our stall selling treats, toys and our tombola.

We still need volunteers to come along and join in the parade - it is great fun and a brilliant way to showcase KGR - little Lily puppy found her forever home last year after her new family spotted her in the parade. We also need help in the afternoon walking around the event with one of our kennel dogs. If you can help please email us at info@kentgreyhoundrescue.com

The event is free and great fun for all the family.

Sheppey Summer Spectacular
Sheerness
Saturday, 28th

This is a 2 day event but we are just there on the Saturday.

Come along and enjoy a family fun day at the Co-op Sports and Social Club, St Georges Avenue, Sheerness. ME12 1EJ. Live music, food stalls, classic vehicles, side shows and fun fair from 11am - 11pm on Saturday 28th July 2018.

We have 3 events on Saturday 28th July so we urgently need people to help us - if you can help at any one of them by helping on the stall or helping with the dogs please let us know by emailing us at info@kentgreyhoundrescue.com

Chilham Horse Trials & Dog Show Sunday
Sunday, 29th

KGR dog show - sponsored by Cinque Port Vets - on the lawn in front of the castle in the afternoon. Entry into Chilham Park as below - entry into the dog show £2 per dog per class with proceeds from the dog show going to KGR. 

Classes:
Best Puppy
Best Veteran
Best Child Handler
Best Turned Out
Best Greyhound
Best Lurcher
Most Handsome dog
Prettiest Bitch
Best Brace
Most Appealling Eyes
The Waggiest Tail
The dog The Judge Would Like To Take Home
Best In Show

Rosettes and prize bags for the winners.  If you can help to compare the dog show in the afternoon please let us know 

Join us for a wonderful afternoon watching the dressage and show jumping whilst walking around showcasing our dogs looking for homes. We have a stall in the trade stands area and will be there with our dogs and some kennel dogs. We have a limited number of volunteer passes into the event allocated on a first come basis - if you can help on the day please email us at info@kentgreyhoundrescue.com - the actual entry charge is £10 per car (all passengers) or £2 per person on foot.

 

August 2018

Biddenden Tractorfest & Country Fayre
Biddenden
Saturday, 18th

This is an amazing, busy, Country Show with so much to do for all the family. Admission into the show is £8.00 and more information is here www.tractorfest.co.uk - its is not just tractors - it is a old fashioned county show with lots of attractions.

Starts at 10am until 5pm.

We will be here again with our KGR stall selling toys and treats plus tombola. We will also have the ball pool and the sausage bobbing paddling pool.

This year KGR are also hosting 2 dog show classes on each day. In the morning the class is "Friendliest Dog" and in the afternoon the class is "The Dog The Judge Would Most Like to Take Home". Same classes on both days. Free entry into each class and the top 5 dogs get a great prize bag and a rosette. The prize bags have been sponsored by Cinque Port Vets.

This is a huge event and we really need more volunteers to help. We have limited free volunteer passes which will be allocated on a first come basis so if you can help please let us know asap.

We also need a compare for a hour in the morning and the afternoon on both days for the dog show.

The show is on both Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th.

Woolpack Corner, Tenterden Rd, Biddenden, Ashford TN27 8BH

 

Biddenden Tractorfest & Country Fayre
Biddenden
Sunday, 19th

This is an amazing, busy, Country Show with so much to do for all the family. Admission into the show is £8.00 and more information is here www.tractorfest.co.uk

Starts at 10am until 5pm.

We will be here again with our KGR stall selling toys and treats plus tombola. We will also have the ball pool and the sausage bobbing paddling pool.

This year KGR are also hosting 2 dog show classes on each day. In the morning the class is "Friendliest Dog" and in the afternoon the class is "The Dog The Judge Would Most Like to Take Home". Same classes on both days. Free entry into each class and the top 5 dogs get a great prize bag and a rosette. The prize bags have been sponsored by Cinque Port Vets.

This is a huge event and we really need more volunteers to help. We have limited free volunteer passes which will be allocated on a first come basis so if you can help please let us know asap.

We also need a compare for a hour in the morning and the afternoon on both days for the dog show.

The show is on both Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th.  Woolpack Corner, Tenterden Rd, Biddenden, Ashford TN27 8BH

 

 

Foal Farm Dog Show & Agility
Foal Farm - Biggin Hill
Sunday, 26th

Come and join us at the FOAL Farm summer fayre - FF days are always good fun - with lots to see and do.

Foal Farm, Jail Lane, Biggin Hill, TN16 3AX

Please note we are not organising the dog show.  For more information regarding classes, costs etc please refer to the Foal Farm website

September 2018

Summer Dog Show - Hythe
The Green, Hythe, Kent CT21 6EG
Saturday, 8th

There will be the dog show with lots of fun clases for all breeds of dogs plus our tea tent with lots of homemade goodies both sweet and savoury.

We will be selling our full range of coats, fleece coats and rain macs  plus  Outhwaites coats and Hunter Wax jackets.  Plus handmade knitted jumpers, snoods, harnesses, collar and leads, and our full range of toys.  Infact everything you could need for your dog.

We will also be having a tombola, a raffle and some really nice stalls selling great stuff.

Class Schedule

£2 per class

Judging starts at 11am

1        Best Puppy (6 - 12 months)

2        Best Child Handler (up to 12 years old)

3        Best Veteran (7 years and over)

4        Best Greyhound

5        Friendliest/Happiest Dog

6        Best Non-Rescue

7        Best Brace

8        Most appealing eyes

 

 

Judging starts at 2pm

9       Best Yearling (12 - 24 months)

10     Prettiest Bitch

11      Most Handsome Dog

12      Best Rescue

13      Best Condition

14      Best Lurcher

15      Fancy Dress

16      Dog Judge would like to take home

 

Best in Show (every dog that was placed 1st in previous classes)

To be Judged approx 3.30