Kingston Maurward Open Day  Sunday 11th June 2017

This fantastic family day out will give you a taste of everything we do at Kingston Maurward – and for the first time ever it’s free entry for everyone!

Whether you’re interested in college courses, getting married or want to enjoy our animal park and gardens, explore the 750 acre estate and get to know us!

Take a look at our academies and speak to our tutors in Agriculture, Blacksmithing & Welding, Countryside Management, Animal Conservation & Welfare, Equine, Floristry, Construction, Foundation Learning, Business, Outdoor Adventure, Public Services and Military Preparation.

This year’s attractions include:

  • Music by the lake
  • Dorset Food and Drink and trade stands
  • Bouncy castle and Little Landies in the Animal Park
  • Dog shows
  • Student demonstrations in front of the Main House
  • Animal demonstrations throughout the day
  • Tractor driving, pony rides, climbing wall…and much more!

Enjoy a stroll through our beautiful Grade II gardens and meet and greet the rare breeds at the Animal Park.

Dog Zone

Join in with our programme of fun activities and show off your skills with your sociable pooch!

There will be displays from Krazy K9s and a chance to have a go at the agility course. Pre-register for your classes below, simply pay on the day! The Dog Show starts at 11am so you’ll need to head to the Dog Zone between 10am and 11am to sign in and pay for your classes. Each class costs just £1 per class and 100% of Dog Show entries donated to go to The Greyhound Trust UK. Classes sponsored by Mole Country Stores and Southfield Veterinary Centre.

(Please note bitches in season should not be brought to the show and will not be allowed to compete.)


11am Best Rescue – Buckham Fair Qualifier (open to any rescue and will qualify for the Buckham Fair)

11:30am Dashing Dog (open to any male dog)

12pm Beautiful Bitch (open to any female dog)

12:30pm Golden Oldie (open to any dog over the age of 7)

1pm Playful Puppy (open to any dog up to 1 year old)

1:30pm Cleverest Canine (show us your best tricks)

2pm Waggiest Tail

2:30pm Child Handler (open to any dog with a handler under the age of 16years)

3pm Dog Judge would most like to take home

3:30pm Championship (open to all first places for Best in Show)

We look forward to seeing you there – follow us on facebook for updates!

Dog Show Pre-Registration

Owner's Name

Email Address

Contact Number

Handler's Name

Handler's Age (if under 16)

Dog's Name

Dog's Breed

Dog's Sex

Dog's Age

Classes (£1 per class to be paid at the Show)


Spetisbury Construction Ltd

Spetisbury Construction – Your leading high quality local building contractor.


01202 856685

A & Q Partnership (London) LTD


01305 267120

Impact Signs and Print


01305 767633

Event Security Southern Ltd


01305 777858

NFU Mutual


01305 266411

Carlsberg UK


01604 668866

Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show



Print Shop Express


01305 759966

Mole Countrystores


01305 262141

Southfield Veterinary Centre


01305 262913

Bidvest Foodservice


GCS Agricentre


01305 267151