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Events

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June 2017

Maidstone Street Collection
Maidstone
Saturday, 3rd

We will be collecting funds for KGR in outside Marks & Spencers, between 11am and 3pm  - if you can help please let us know.

Gravesend Street Collection
Gravesend
Saturday, 10th

We will be in the High Street from 11am raising funds for Kent Greyhound Rescue.  Why not come along and meet some of our hounds looking for new homes.  

Pets at Home, Wincheap, Canterbury
Wincheap, Canterbury
Sunday, 11th

KGR will be outside Pets at Home in Wincheap, Canterbury between 11am and 3pm .  Why not come along and meet some of our lovely dogs who are looking for a forever home.

Folkestone Street Collection
Folkestone
Saturday, 17th

We will be in the centre of Folkestone (somewhere near HSBC) from 11am - collecting much needed funds to help the dogs.  If you can help please let us know by email

Or why not just come along and meet some of our lovely dogs, all looking for that special new home.

From 11am until approx 3pm but depending on weather.

July 2017

The Chilham Chase and Chill 2017
Chilham Castle
Saturday, 1st

KGR will have a stall at the Chilham Chase and Chill 2017.  Please come along an support us on what should be a really fun day.  

We are really lucky to have a stall at this event in such a stunning location.  It is such a good day out with lots of events, The Chilham Chase two mile obstacle walk or run, and displays such as Classic Cars and Birds of Prey.  There is also the chance to chill with live music from the Chillbillies, The Maidavales, JavaJam, The Band & others.

 

Herne Bay Street Collection
Herne Bay
Saturday, 8th

We will near to the market in the centre of Herne bay between 11am and 3pm. Volunteers are still needed and if you can help please email us at info@kentgreyhoundrescue.com.

Lympne Fun Dog Show
Lympne Village Hall, Lympne
Sunday, 9th

We are back at the lovely Lympne Village Fun Dog Show - (near Hythe, Kent) for their annual FUN dog show - lots of stalls including KGR with our ball pool.

This is a really nice village dog show - relaxed, fun and great cakes!

Lympne Village Hall,  CT21 4NX

Canterbury Street Collection
Canterbury
Saturday, 15th

Our volunteers will be on the High Street near to Cafe Rouge, from 11am until 4pm collecting much needed funds for KGR - we will have lots of greyhounds and lurchers with us for you to meet and cuddle. If you can help please contact us.

From Couch Dog to Jog Dog
Mote Park, Maidstone
Saturday, 15th

George Grey will be jogging his  first 5k Dog Jog on 15th July 2017 at 2pm in Mote Park with all his doggy friends.  He will be running for his favourite Charity which is of course 'Kent Greyhound Rescue'   Please sponsor him and help all the other dogs find their forever homes. 

 

https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/janewren1

Foal Farm Summer Dog Show
Foal Farm, Biggin Hill
Sunday, 23rd

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.

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, 29th

We will be at this lovely venue for the Chilham Castle International Horse Trials.  We will have some of our lovely lurchers and greyhounds looking for homes with us, we are not sure who yet but we will post on our facebook page nearer the date, who will be attending.

If you can help us by wandering around with a KGR dog please let us know in advance. You can find us with the trade stands and food concessions.

We are at the event on both the Saturday and Sunday and will be running a dog show on the Sunday.

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

Romney Marsh County Fayre
New Romney, Kent
Saturday, 29th

We will have our stall and Tombola at the New Romney County Fayre - as this event is very local to the kennels, we will have lots of our kennel dogs out for the day.

The New Romney Country Fayre is held annually on St Martin's Field and the Fairfield Road Recreation Ground in New Romney, which is just off the High Street. It is the largest free event on Romney Marsh, attracting over 7000 visitors from all over the south east of England. The Fayre has grown into a huge attraction and has helped to raise hundreds of thousands of pounds for local organisations and charities who take part in the event. The Country Fayre brings the whole community together and is all about promoting traditional family fun. It has become an event that the whole Town can be proud of.

There are 2 arenas offering a full day of entertainment, surrounded by stalls selling produce of all kinds, crafts, tombolas and games. The day kicks off with a noisy and colourful Parade through the Town at 10.15am.  The fayre starts at 12 noon.

Chilham Horse Trials & Dog Show Sunday
Sunday, 30th

We will be at this lovely venue for the Chilham Castle International Horse Trials.  We will have some of our lovely lurchers and greyhounds looking for homes with us, we are not sure who yet but we will post on our facebook page nearer the date, who will be attending.

If you can help us by wandering around with a KGR dog please let us know in advance. You can find us with the trade stands and food concessions.

We are at the event on both the Saturday and Sunday and will be running a dog show on the Sunday.

 

August 2017

Whitstable Street Collection
Whitstable
Saturday, 12th

KGR will in the centre of Whitstable with some of our homeless hounds - why not come and say hello.

Biddenden Tractorfest & Country Fayre Sat & Sun
Biddenden
Saturday, 19th

There is so much going on at this event I don't know where to start - except to provide the link to their website http://www.tractorfest.co.uk/ so you can read all about the event, the attractions, area events and stalls.

We will be there with our stall, dogs looking for homes and our ball  pool. If you can help on the day - including collecting a kennel dog and bringing him along for the day - please let us know.

The show is on both Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th.

 

September 2017

Summer Dog Show - Hythe
The Green, Hythe, Kent CT21 6EG
Sunday, 10th

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 

October 2017

Gravesend Street Collection
Gravesend
Saturday, 28th

The KGR team will be near HSBC with some of the dogs looking for homes between 11 & 3. Why not come along and have some houndy cuddles?

November 2017

Christmas Indoor Dog Show
Chilham Village Hall
Sunday, 19th

In Aid of Kent Greyhound Rescue

We will be hosting an indoor dog show at the very beautiful Chilham Village Hall.   The show is for all breeds of dogs, not just hounds and we will be selling homemade cakes, jams, dog treats plus hand knitted dog coats and other seasonal items.  We will also be selling, bacon sandwiches, homemade sandwiches and refreshments.  

Location: On left hand side of the A252 approximately ¾ of a mile from the A252/A28 junction at Chilham. Postcode CT4 8DB .

Registration is from 11am and judging starts at 12.

1. Best Puppy

2. Best Veteran

3. Best Greyhound

4. Best Lurcher

5. Best Rescue

6. Prettiest Bitch

7. Handsome Dog

8. Best Brace

9. Friendliest/Happiest Dog

10. Dog judge would like to take home

 

 

 

December 2017

Gravesend Christmas Street Collection
Gravesend
Saturday, 16th

Our lovely festive homeless hounds will be in Gravesend collecting money for KGR.  If you can help on the day please let us know.  

Maidstone Christmas Street Collection
Maidstone
Friday, 22nd

Just a few days to go until Christmas - why not pop into Maidstone and give one of our homeless hounds a cuddle.  We will be outside Marks and Spencers from 11 until 2.  If you can help please let us know.