So far it’s been a Great British Rabbit Show for the 6-star Championship being held this weekend with 12 Angora rabbit entries. The range of colours with whites was excellent with 4 whites, 2 golds, 1 sable, 1 chocolate tort, 2 brown greys, 1 smoke and 1 cinnamon and it was nice to see so many angoras today. The event is being held at the George Stephenson Exhibition Hall, Newark Showground in Newark and the judge today was Arthur Clipsham and Derek Medlock judged the Fancy Challenges. Congratulations to Richard Grindey who won overall best adult with his cinnamon and best u/5 with his brown grey and runner-up in the challenge with his smoke. Well done to all the exhibitors Richard Grindey, Chris Hamilton and Orrey Pike. More results to come from the NAC Stock Show later today.

Winner of the weekend

The Best in Show u5 and Supreme Best in Show at the Great British Rabbit Show 2022 went to Richard Grindey with a Peppa a Brown Grey doe u/5. Breed judge Mr Glen Hodson, Section Judge Mr Derek Medlock, Best in Show Judge Mrs Daphne Brass-Brown.

General show and judging

NAC stand

The National Angora Club was ever-present with their stand this weekend and Lesley was on hand to answer any queries and questions about Angora rabbits and wool products as well as a spinning demonstration. Thank you to all the NAC members who attended and who help out at the shows as without you it would not be possible.

For more information visit the Great British Rabbit Show website.

Award ceremony