Diary of Events 2020

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March 15 Annual General Meeting

 Welford youth and community centre 

West End Road, Welford, 

NN6 6HL 

11.00am for 11.30am 

March 21 & 22 West of England Gamefair

Royal Bath & West of England Showground

Shepton Mallet

Somerset

BA4 6QN

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28 March - IWS mingle (non SIWSC event)

Do join us with your Irish Water Spaniel for our Spring mingle walk on Saturday 28 March at Northaw Great Wood near Potters Bar, North London.  All welcome.  Walk is followed by refreshment at local pub – lunch optional.  We usually offer an afternoon stroll as well.  

For more information or to be added to the email list for future walks, please contact Debbie Robinson: debsrobuk@yahoo.com or 01243 389005. 

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April 26

Training day near Newmarket

Training day at The Polo Club, Dullingham, near Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 9UT.

Trainer Lucy Tunstill of Canine In-Tuition. 6-8 places available. Final cost will depend on numbers.

Please book early by contacting Ursula Wilcox on 07917 026379 or e mail: ursulawilcox@btinternet.com

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May 02

Any Variety Gundog Working Test for Novice & Puppies

To be held in the Lichfield area, further details will be posted here and on the Field Trial Management System (FTMS)  https://www.fieldtrial.info/ 

May 23 & 24 Training Weekend

With Dorothy Walls-Duffin of Grangemead Dog Training.

Fillongley, Nuneaton, CV7 8DD.

Caravans welcome (no hook ups).

Please register your interest with Melvyn Hurst on 07989 432126 or

e mail: meldenkirkmarsh@gmail.com

June 13 Minor retriever breeds team gundog working test.

A team competition running since 2004. This year it will be organised by The Curly Coated Retriever Club.

A team consists of 3 dogs plus 1 dog as reserve (Novice standard)

The Team will be selected either at training days, or from members who are willing to have a go and to travel. If interested contact Nicol on 07971 390510

July 3, 4 & 5 Scottish Gamefair

Scone Palace Parklands, 

Perth, PH2 6BD 

 https://www.scottishfair.com/ 

July United Retriever Club Minor Retriever breeds gundog working test

The exact date still to be confirmed

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July 11 & 12 Breed Confined Event Weekend

The Club's social highlight of the year

At Chillington Hall, Codsall Wood, Brewood, Wolverhampton, WV8 1RE

Gundog training on the Saturday and a gundog working test on the Sunday.

Camping & Caravanning available.

For enquiries contact Melvyn Hurst on 07989 432126 or e mail: meldenkirkmarsh@gmail.com


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July 24-26 The Gamefair

This year the Gamefair is at Ragley Hall, Alcester, Warwickshire,B495NJ.
The Club has been invited to man the sporting dog pavillion and also provide a demonstration in the gundog arena. Please contact The Secretary if you are willing to take part.

August Training day

This will be at Chedworth in The Cotswolds, with Laurina Blankenspoor.
Nearest post code is GL54 4NE
Further details will be posted here in due course.

Sept 12 & 13 - Midland Gamefair

Weston Park. Details to be confirmed

Oct Any variety retriever Novice Field trial

Details to be confirmed

Oct Southern any variety retriever gundog working test.

Details to be confirmed