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Questions relating to classes and competing at the show should be directed to the appropriate Secretary. Details of all Section Secretaries are below.

General enquiries can be addressed to the General Secretary details here.


Horse Section:  Mrs C Akrigg, 3 Butts Cresent, Stanhope, Co Durham, DL13 2UG Tel: 01388 526 477 

Agricultural Section – Sheep,   Mr P Collinson Tel: 01388 517 374
Agricultural Section – Cattle,    Mr J H Emerson  Tel; 01388 517257 

Festival of Shopping Marquee (sat & sun):  Mrs Emma Emerson Tel: 07810 640580 Email: 

Vintage & Handmade Marquee (sun only): Ms Lisa Oliver Email: 

Amateur Photography:  Mr Bernard Moralee  Tel:01388 517123 

Industrial:   Mrs S. Anderson & Mrs S. Jopling 

Dressed Sticks: Mrs H Beadle,Eggleston. 01833 650309 

Horticultural:   Mr G T Bradley Tel: 01388 528 615
Fur & Feather- Section Secretaries 

  • Feather: Mr D.Richardson Tel: 07879 990467. 
  • Rabbits: Mr R. Wearmouth  Tel: 01740 652039 
  • Cavies: Mrs C. Wearmouth,  Tel: 01388 249146 

Canine Section Secretaries 

  • Obedience: Moira Jobling. Tel: 0191 2366090 & 07989 199365. 
  • Kennel Club: Mrs C Reid, Tel 07734466996 

Harness Racing: Section Secretary Tina Brough  Tel: 07704 481253 

Dog Agility: Michelle Naughton Tel: 07956779368 

Terriers & Lurchers: Ms G McNestry Tel: 07769673314 

Trade Stands:   General Secretary – Ms. Lisa Johnstone, Virginia House, 5 North Terrace, Gainford, Co. Durham DL2 3EE.  Tel. 07966516270 email 

Vintage Tractors & Stationary Engines: tbc 

Vintage Cars: Mr P Jackson Tel: 07968367438 



Postal Address

General Secretary, Ms Lisa Johnstone

Virginia House, 5 North Terrace,


County Durham, DL2 3EE



Show Ground Address

Unthank Park, Stanhope,

County Durham, DL13 2PQ

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