News 2013

19 August, 2018


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11 August, 2017

The Clock Is Ticking…….

The clock is ticking down to the 2017 Firle Place International Horse Trials & Country Fair, which take place over the weekend of 19th & 20th August in the beautiful grounds of Firle Place, just five miles south east of Lewes. One of the five oldest horse trials in Britain, the event is an established […]

11 April, 2017

Bede Events takes on Firle Place International

Bede Events is to take over the running of the Firle Place International Horse Trials and Country Fair. After 15 years at the helm organising the popular event, organiser Jo Carr has stepped down and handed over the reins to Bede Events. “After 15 years organising Firle, with the support of a wonderful team of […]

6 November, 2015

2016 DATE

OUR DATE IS CONFIRMED: Saturday 20th – Sunday 21st August 2016. It will be the Event’s 40th Anniversary and we are already starting to plan the weekend – if you have any thoughts on how we can celebrate in style please contact the Organiser! Like and share our Facebook page

24 August, 2015

Meet the Rare Breeds

Rare British and Irish Dog Breeds Organiser: Lynne Fraser Come and meet some of the rarest dog breeds in the UK – the owners are there to help you, with information about all the different breeds collected together. Dandie Dinmonts                      Paul & Sheila Keevil Norwich Terriers                     Frances Martin & Beverley Watkins Sealyham Terriers                  Trish and […]

22 August, 2015

David Dimbleby and Susan Jameson to judge My Dog has Talent

The Firle International Dog Festival, with over 1000 dogs competing for honours in a wide range of events, is open to all. The My Dog Has Talent competition will be judged by broadcaster and writer David Dimbleby and actor Susan Jameson. Susan will also signing copies of her book Pony Tails, a collection of short […]

1 August, 2015

Dog Festival Schedule now posted

All the classes and judges can now be found on the Dog Festival page – and dont forget you will find three vouchers for KC Dog Show entries in the programme on the day!

29 July, 2015

Cool Dogs at Firle!

The Dog Festival is hotting up – with a very famous judge coming to judge My Dog Has Talent – and any dogs that get overheated by the excitement can cool off with an ice cream courtesy of Waggy Doggy DooDah!

22 July, 2015

NEW: 4yo Qualifier

At British Eventing’s request we have slotted in a KBIS British Eventing Young Horse 4 Year Old Series Qualifier to run along with our 5 Year Old Qualifier. So get those 4 year Olds to Firle and qualify for the Young Horse 4 Year Old Championships held at Osberton International in October!

8 July, 2015


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