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

President:   Mr T. Collingwood, Eastgate.

Vice Presidents;   J. W. Barkess, C. Currah, M. Hodgson, G. Rutherford, W. H. Sanderson, A. M. Ward.

Life Members:  E. Dobson, Mrs K. Hutchinson,  F. Sanderson, Mrs K. Mews, Mrs N. Garthwaite,
Mrs O. Peart, Mr K. Gill, W. E. Dalton. Mrs M. Dalton.. Mr S. Schofield. Mrs A. Schofield.

Chairman:    Mr Ian Skidmore, Rookhope

Vice Chairman:   Mr W. A. Hutchinson, Eastgate

Treasurer: Mrs Dawn Barnett.  Wolsingham. Tel 07760 262533


Mrs H Beadle, Mrs D Bell, R Collingwood, S Collingwood, Mrs A Collingwood, T Collinson, E Craggs, S Craggs, C Cruddas, G Dalton, Mrs N Dalton, J Dobson, J H Emmerson, Mrs C Emerson, Mrs J. Fletcher, T. Fowler, E Gowland, Mrs S Gowland, Miss D Graham, P Haydon, P Heppell, D Hodgson, A Hodgson, Mrs C Hodgson, Mrs L Hutchinson, Mrs S Jopling, K Love, Mrs J Mews, Mrs H Morley, R Morley, Mrs D Motion, E. Peart, N Peart, C. O'Donovan Mrs V. Pattinson, Mrs S Peart, A Richardson, M. Robson, I. Ross,  Mrs S Vasey, Mrs G Ward, H. Ward, Mrs J Wearmouth, Mrs B Wood, J Worthington

Section Secretaries:

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

Craft Tent:  Miss Emma Craig . Tel: 07810 640580 Email:

Amateur Photography:  Mr Bernard Moralee (taking over from Mr Tom Nattrass), Tel:01388 517123

Industrial:   Mrs Julie Harding, Tel: 01388 526672

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: Mr C. Laybourne. Tel:  07391 462245 (Text Only)

Harness Racing: Section Secretary Tina Brough  Tel: 07704 481253

Dog Agility: C Hare  Tel: 01642 650607

Terriers & Lurchers: Mr Ryan Dent  Tel:  07825 293186

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

Vintage Tractors & Engines: Mr L. Johnson  07773 586003


  1. Good morning,

    After a great weekend last year inwould like to apply for a pitch at this years show with simply Cheesecake. Would it be possible for you to send me an application form please.?

    Many thanks
    Simply Cheesecake

    • General Secretary

      Hi Alyson the information pack and the application form are now on our website to download. Many thanks.

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