Angora rabbit shows in 2023

Stock shows for 2023

21st January 2023 Bradford @Doncaster

  • Stock show Judge Phil Brasier.
  • Products same day and venue. Judge Anne Gibson.
  • 5 star Stock Show.
  • Entries to open Show.
  • Free of charge entries for the Stock show and there will be no prize money for the Stock show. 
  • We have 17 cc certificates up for grabs.
  • One for each recognised colour and one for stud buck/brood doe class.
  • So even clipped angoras can be entered.
  • We also have our Products Show on Saturday.
  • Venue Lazarus Exhibition Hall, Doncaster Racecourse, Leger Way, Doncaster, South Yorks, DN2 6BB.
  • Product entries to Sandra Orr as always our Products Secretary.

Good luck.

1st May Bank Holiday in 2023 @Luton

The Stock show judge will be Janice Gore and the Open show judge will be Derek Medlock.

October 2023 London @Peterborough

Judge Peter Biggs. 
Products London 23 Judge Chris Hamilton.

Wishing you all successful breeding for the shows.

Note for entering clipped rabbits

Those with clipped rabbits can enter the stud buck/brood doe class with clipped angoras as long as they have show ring in your name and the exhibitor is a member of BRC and  NAC.

Stock Show and London Championship Show October 2022

An excellent entry of 16 angoras in our stock show and the London championship show, sadly Alan couldn’t make it so we didn’t have the full 16, however Peter brought down one of Alan’s smoke adult angoras and with help got it groomed and ready for the show.

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London Championship Show

Come and meet us at the London Championship show at the East Midlands showground Peterborough, 8/9th October,   there will be a good entry of show angora rabbits, plus lots of other breeds. 
Plus a product competition for angora products on the Saturday.

National Angora Club Judges list

Breeder judges

Mr A Cargo, Ms A Wray

Life judges

Mr S Whincup, Mr A Aldred, Mr G Boot, Mr B Brake, Mr K Brand, Mr P Brazier, Mr D Brophy, Mr P Brophy, Mrs J Connolly, Mrs P Cornforth, Mr A Clipsham, Mr R Everitt, Mr R Grindey, Mrs C Hamilton, Mrs P Honour, Mr G Hodson, Mrs J Leighton, Mr D Mason, Mrs E Massey-Beeston, Mrs S May, Mr D Medlock, Mr B Rideout, Mr N Robertson, Mr B Trute, Mrs G Webb-Bailey.

All round panel

Mr P Batey, Mr P Biggs, Mr O Brazier, Ms H Elliott, Ms S Elliott, Mr D Every, Ms H every, Mr P Faint, Mr J Fletcher, Mr M Fox, Mr S Germany, Mr G Gore, Mrs J Gore, Ms C Hollis, Mr N Jeffries, Mrs G McKell, Ms L Morris, Mr P Morris, Mrs D Nicholson, Mr C Petts, Mr G Richardson, Mrs R Waring.

Scottish judges

Mr J Wood and 2 vacancies.

‘Bradford’ Premier Small Animal Show 2022

LOOKING FOR SOMETHING TO DO THIS WEEKEND?!? Join us at Doncaster Racecourse on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd January for the UK’s largest Small Animal Show! Doors open at 9a.m.🏆Over 2,000 Small Animals; Cavies, Gerbils, Hamsters, Mice, Rabbits & Rats competing to win Best in Show! 🐰 Over 60 Specialist Cavy & Rabbit Breed Clubs for you to speak to the experts, become a member and stock up on merchandise! 🛍 Over 30 Trade Stands packed full of treats & wonderful items to take home! 🎨 Dedicated Children’s Activity Area to create and make memories!…Tickets available to purchase on the doors! Don’t miss out.

Being the daughters of a successful Angora breeder

Sally with award winning English Angora Chocolate Doe

Sally May has been breeding English Angora rabbits for over 45 years as Bourne Stud Angoras, well longer than we can remember. They have always been a part of our life. Sally is our Mum and has been dedicated to her angoras since 1975, they are part of who she is and she wouldn’t be without them.

Her love of the English Angora has been a long one, and her passion for the English breed is shown in her dedication to breeding in accordance with the breed standard and reviving the Chocolate colour in partnership with Gillian Holford.

Sally has made so many friends in the Angora world and across the world as well. She is very well known for her knowledge on all aspects of showing, breeding, and caring for them. She has been inspired through her journey by those before her like Mrs Pratley, Peggy Grant Dalton and Joan Birkett. She has made great friendships with other Angora breeders like Yvonne Fothergill-Hobbs, Leslie Hordon, Richard Grindley and too many more to name. 

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Winners of the Product competition

Winner of the product competition by Sally May

Congratulations to everyone who entered, and the overall winner was Sally May with the most votes for her felted Angora bunny. However, as we had so many fabulous entries we decided to make a few other awards.

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