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Agilitynet's e-vents diary is a practical guide to events of interest to agility people including workshops, seminars and training days, charity demonstrations, practice shows and important meetings such as those for the KC Agility Liaison Council.

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June 2019
 
 

22  June

Kennel Club Measuring Sessions
KC Measuring Sessions will be held Saturday 22nd June and Sunday 23rd June at Lune Valley DTC Agility Show
Venue: Lune Valley DTC Agility Show Westmorland County Show Ground. Lane Farm, Crooklands, Milnthorpe Cumbria Off Junction 36 M6,LA7 7NH
Contact: Pauline Baltes or Mavis Sherwin
Contact No.: 07951 200247
EMail: mavis.sherwin@nhs.net




23  June


Whirlwind Agility Fun Dog Show (Bucks)
Raising £1,500 for Team GB competitor Emilia Bowers and her dog Ting to travel to Switzerland to compete in the European Championships in July 2019. This should be a great day out with lots of activities for you and your dog. Registration opens 10am. First class starts 11am.
Venue: Whirlwind Agility Field, Stoke Poges Road, Stoke Poges, Slough,SL2 4EL
Contact: Lotta Bowers
Contact No.: 07480 or 07989 418021
Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/175401376411724/




30  June


Team GB Fundraising Dog Show (Staffs)
Sorry but this show fundraising show has been postponed due to the weather conditions and rescheduled for 30th June when they will be raising funds for Hannah Thorpe and Emilia Bowers to go to the European Junior Championships. Lots of activities for you and your dog and much more including a Cricket match! And the bar is open.
Venue: Wedgewood Cricket Club, Barlaston, Stoke on Trent, Staffs,ST12 9FD
Contact: For more details, please ring Lotta Bowers
Contact No.: 07480 117037



July 2019
 
 

3  July

Clear Q 2 Day Skills Camp (Glos)
Day 1: Short sequences focusing on specific handling manoeuvres, pushing their understanding and execution. Day 2: Run 3 courses to test skills, then breaking each down to reward equipment skills and handling execution. Dog and Handler requirements: A good understanding of the handling system and good level of execution. Dog must be able to confidently do all pieces of equipment. Camping is a available at all venues and is included in the price of £200 per camp. Camping is a available at all venues and is included in the price of £200 per camp.
Venue: Lechlade K9, Willow Tree Farm, Downington, Fairford Road, Lechlade, Glos ,GL73DL
Contact: For more info visit web site or PM Joanne Tristram
Contact No.: ..
Website: http://clearq.co.uk/supplementary-camps/
EMail: ..




6  July


YKC East of England Activity Weekend (Cambs)
The YKC will have a dog activity weekend for members to attend. We’ll have lots of activities for members to try out including Agility, Handling, Obedience and Heelwork to Music and our brand new Crossbreed Competition to qualify for Crufts 2020! You can come along just for the day or camp and stay the weekend. There will also be a mini social programme throughout the day. Cost of training and social activities is £35 per member per day. Both day and weekend places are available. If the member is under 18 years of age, one accompanying parent / guardian must also attend
Venue: East of England Showground, Oundle Road, Peterborough, Cambs ,PE2 6XE
Contact: YKC, The Kennel Club, Clarges Street, London W1J 8AB
Contact No.: 020 7518 1030
Website: https://www.ykc.org.uk/content/for-members/ykc-training-events/06-jul-2019-east-of-england-activity-
EMail: ykc@thekennelclub.org.uk



YKC East of England Activity Weekend (Cambs)
At the East of England Championship Show, Peterborough, the YKC will have a dog activity weekend for YKC members to attend. There will be lots of activities for members to try out including Agility, Handling, Obedience and Heelwork to Music and our brand new Crossbreed Competition to qualify for Crufts. The weekend is open for all Young Kennel Club members and the cost of training and social activities is £35 per member per day.
Venue: East of England Showground, Oundle Road, Peterborough ,PE2 6XE
Contact: Places on a first come first serve basis. For more information or to book a place, contact YKC.
Contact No.: 0207 518 1030
Website: https://www.ykc.org.uk
EMail: ykc@thekennelclub.org.uk




8  July


International Course Day for Handlers and Judges (Worcs)
This six hour day will use different courses with designs taken from this years EO & FCI judges. The goal of these days is for handlers to run and train on international courses, for judges to assess and learn from international course design as well as apply and improve judging skills needed. A further goal of these days is to bring competitors and judges together to bridge the gap between the two and create a more positive agility community with judges and competitors looking to improve themselves and our sport. Maximum of 12 dogs Cost for judges is £40 for the day.
Venue: Hartley Hounds, Showborough, Worces.,WR8 9LA
Contact: Please contact Greg Derrett or Lee Gibson to reserve your spot as a judge or handler.
Website: www.globaljudgingprogram.com




11  July


Agility Liaison Council Meeting (London)
Proposals for inclusion on the agenda for the next Kennel Club Agility Liaison Council meeting should reach the Agility Liaison Council Secretary by 12 April. Each eligible society or an individual may submit items for the agenda, through a Council Representative. Proposals must be concise and, if an amendment or an additional regulation is proposed, the regulation number must be given. All submissions must be signed by the society/individual and the representative.
Venue: The Kennel Club, Clarges Street, London,W1W1J 8AB
Contact: All items for inclusion on the agenda should be sent to Working Dog Activities Team by post or email. A full list of Agility Liaison Council representatives can be found at https://bit.ly/2Fz8LwQ.
Contact No.: 020 7518 1028
EMail: agility@thekennelclub.org.uk




14  July


Dumfries & Galloway Canine Rescue Centre Dog Activity Day (Wigtownshire)
Come and have some fun with your dog - any size any breed. Try the dog sports of Hoopers and Agility or just enjoy the beautiful Galloway Forest by taking your dog for a sponsored walk along the forest trail. The activity is in support of the rescue dogs in the region. Sponsorship forms can be downloaded from the web site.
Venue: Kirroughtree Visitor Centre, Galloway Forest, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire,DG8 7BE
Contact: Contact Diana Lord for more information or to make up your own programme for the day.
Website: www.caninerescue.co.uk
EMail: dianalord@btinternet.com




20  July


Dog Parkour
Canine parkour mixes parkour and elements of agility using everyday obstacles for our dogs to go under, over, in and around. Max 6 handlers. Half day workshop. £45
Venue: Lincs Dog Training Centre, near Grantham, Lincs,NG32 2AG
Contact: For details please see the event dogs website and any further questions feel free to e-mail.
Website: http://eventdogs.co.uk/events/
EMail: bookings@eventdogs.co.uk



Introduction to Gun Dog Training
All breeds welcome for an introduction to gun dog training with clicker gun dog trainer Gemma Mogridge. Max 6 handlers. Half day workshop. £45
Venue: Lincs Dog Training Centre, near Grantham, Lincs,NG32 2AG
Contact: For details please see the event dogs website and any further questions feel free to e-mail.
Website: http://eventdogs.co.uk/events/
EMail: bookings@eventdogs.co.uk



August 2019
 
 

7  August

YKC Agility Training Day with Lee Gibson and Jen Slade
The YKC will be hosting a training day at the Kennel Club International Agility Festival to get YKC members ready for the Agility Festival competitions. It’s ideal practice for those competing but any member is welcome to apply for training even if your not even competing. There are two sessions available: Morning – Grade 1-4 Dogs and Afternoon - Grade 5-7 Dogs. Each session will cost £30 per member. If the member is under 18 years of age, then one accompanying parent/guardian must also attend at no charge.
Venue: Rockingham Castle, Rockingham Castle Estate, Market Harborough, Leics. ,LE16 8TH
Contact: YKC TEAM, The Kennel Club, Clarges Street, London W1J 8AB
Contact No.: 0207 518 1030
Website: https://www.ykc.org.uk/content/for-members/ykc-training-events/07-aug-2019-iaf-agility/
EMail: ykc@thekennelclub.org.uk




10  August


The Dog's Weekend at Glamis Castle (Angus)
Glamis Castle is hosting a two day fun dog show that aims to showcase the best of dog friendly Angus and Scotland. We are looking for an agility team or group of individuals to set up a 'have a go' demonstration area. Previously the event was known as Dogs Day Out and attracted a large number of visitors.  
Venue: Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland,DD8 1RJ
Contact: If you would like more information or wish to apply please email Chimene on the Events Team.
Contact No.: 01307 840393
Website: www.glamis-castle.co.uk
EMail: events@glamis-castle.co.uk




17  August


Play Workshop
The AMAZING Jo Hill has taught dogs and handlers to play for a couple of decades but she still stays on the cutting edge of training, behaviour and play. She'll share fascinating insights into why dogs play as they do. Did you know that dogs take it in turns to play and they expect us to do the same? Do you know how to make a tuggy look like a small, escaping rabbit (no animals will be harmed in this workshop!) and it matters how and where food then fits into the equation? Max 12 handlers, full day £45
Venue: Event Dogs, Rayleigh, Essex,SS6 8BB
Contact: For details please see the event dogs website and any further questions feel free to e-mail.
Website: http://eventdogs.co.uk/events/
EMail: bookings@eventdogs.co.uk




29  August


YKC Agility Training Day with Dave Munnings (Berks)
YKC members new to agility or already competing? Then make sure you come along to the YKC Agility Training Day with Dave Munnings. It is ideal practice for those competing at all levels and Grades of Dogs. There are 2 sessions available – Morning and Afternoon. Each session will cost £30 per dog. This is a training event will take place on grass. Please make sure you’re comfortable and wear appropriate footwear and clothing. You will also need to bring crates, toys and treats for your dog. If the member is under 18 years of age then one accompanying parent/guardian mus
Venue: Snelsmore farm, Newbury , Chieveley, Berkshire,RG14 3BU
Contact: YKC, The Kennel Club, Clarges Street, London W1J 8AB
Contact No.: 020 7518 1030
Website: https://www.thekennelclubshop.org.uk/collections/events/products/dave-munnings-agility-training-day
EMail: ykc@thekennelclub.org.uk



September 2019
 
 

8  September

The Dog Olympix (North London)
A fundraising canine agility event for an outdoor drinking water fountain for people and dogs This is the 4th year and we wish to raise funds for our council London BOrough of Islington to get the project started. There are Four games to enjoy and take part in if you can work your dog off lead and have some agility basics. Game 1: Gundog Game 2: Agility Circuit, Game 3: Catch the Ball, Game 4: The Relay. The event runs from 12noon- 3.30pm
Venue: Whittington Park, Upper Holloway, London ,N19 4RS
Contact: Sunnie De Pass. Visit our Facebook page and Like us to keep up to date with training, registration, and the progression of learners.
Contact No.: 07932 828497
Website: https://www.facebook.com/TheDogOlympix/
EMail: dogolympix@gmail.com




12  September


Click to Calm with Emma Parsons (Beds)
Emma explains through PowerPoint presentation and videos, how to work with reactive dogs. This will cover: how to check them for medical issues, how to implement Effective Home Management, how to teach them a set of Default Behaviors and finally how to shape the dog's emotions through the Click To Calm technique.
Venue: Haynes Village Hall, 25 Northwood End Road, Haynes, Bedford ,MK45 3QB
Contact: Sally
Contact No.: 0800 882 4015
Website: https://www.dog-and-bone.co.uk/seminars
EMail: info@dog-and-bone.co.uk




13  September


How to teach a reactive dog class with Emma Parsons (Beds)
Attendees will walk away with a 6-week Click To Calm curriculum on what to teach in the class. Also discussed will be how to make this decision, what to look for in assistants, what the physical space/equipment should be and how to break up the information so that students of any level will be successful.
Venue: Haynes Village Hall, 25 Northwood End Rd, Haynes, Bedford ,MK45 3QB
Contact: Sally
Contact No.: 0800 882 4015
Website: https://www.dog-and-bone.co.uk/seminars
EMail: info@dog-and-bone.co.uk




14  September


Agility Instructors Course Part 1 (N. Soms)
A two day course for people who are interested in teaching agility. It covers - Setting up Agility Training. Starting Equipment Training. Teaching Handling Skills. More details can be found on the website. There is a follow up course Part 2, covering Getting ready to Compete, Competition Coaching and Dealing with Problems.
Venue: Orchard Farm, Kenn Road, Clevedon, North Somerset, A couple of miles from M5 J20,BS21 6TT
Contact: Email Sara at bsara56@icloud.com preferred
Contact No.: 01934 833525
Website: www.diamond-dog-training.co.uk
EMail: bsara56@icloud.com




28  September


KC Judges' Training Weekend (Staffs)
You must have passed the online judge's exam on the Kennel Club's Academy and provide evidence of this. Incl. all course materials, tea/coffee & lunch each day. Cost: £140 (£50 non-refundable deposit secures place) (just off the M6 & indoor facilities so no need to worry about the weather!)
Venue: Butterton Grange K9 Centre, Trentham Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire ,ST5 4DY
Contact: PM Nic Jones on FB to book.
Website: https://www.facebook.com/nic.jones.56
EMail: nhjones08@gmail.com



October 2019
 
 

19  October

Beginners Guide to K9 Massage (Hants)
Beginners Guide to Canine Massage is the perfect introduction into how dog massage can help your best friend at home! By the end of this 1 Day Workshop you will be able to give your dog a Full Body 40 Minute Swedish Massage to help loosen stiff, sore, tight muscles, improve their comfort levels and improve their sense of wellbeing. Cost £90
Venue: Rookesbury Village Hall, Newtown, Fareham, Hampshire,PO17 6LE
Contact: Hampshire K9 Massage Therapy
Contact No.: 79099 02244
Website: www.k9-massagetherapy.com
EMail: info@k9-massagetherapy.co.uk



November 2019
 
 

2  November

Xcel Judging Seminar (Oxon)
Open to all KC qualified agility judges. Seminar includes appropriate skill setting, understanding dogs' lines, safety considerations, event preparation, improving judging confidence, safetyand course design and judges path consideration. Cost: £65 for full day seminar
Venue: The Dog Training Barn, Banbury, Oxon,OX17 2PW
Contact: Neil Ellis & Martin Cavill by email or Facebook
Website: https://www.facebook.com/neil.ellis
EMail: neilellisagility@hotmail.com




16  November


Beginners Guide to K9 Massage Therapy (Hants)
Beginners Guide to Canine Massage is the perfect introduction into how dog massage can help your best friend at home! By the end of this 1 Day Workshop you will be able to give your dog a Full Body 40 Minute Swedish Massage to help loosen stiff, sore, tight muscles, improve their comfort levels and improve their sense of wellbeing. Cost £90
Venue: Rookesbury Village Hall, Newtown, Fareham, Hampshire ,PO17 6LE
Contact: Darren Worsfold at Hampshire K9 Massage Therapy
Contact No.: 07909 902244
Website: www.k9-massagetherapy.com
EMail: info@k9-massagetherapy.co.uk



December 2019
 
 

1  December

Xcel Judging Seminar (Oxon)
Open to all KC qualified agility judges. Seminar includes appropriate skill setting, understanding dogs' lines, safety considerations, event preparation, improving judging confidence, safetyand course design and judges path consideration. Cost: £65 for full day seminar
Venue: The Dog Training Barn, Banbury, Oxon,OX17 2PW
Contact: Neil Ellis & Martin Cavill by email or Facebook
Website: https://www.facebook.com/neil.ellis
EMail: neilellisagility@hotmail.com



January 2020
 
 

12  January

Xcel Judging Seminar (Oxon)
Open to all KC qualified agility judges. Seminar includes appropriate skill setting, understanding dogs' lines, safety considerations, event preparation, improving judging confidence, safetyand course design and judges path consideration. Cost: £65 for full day seminar
Venue: The Dog Training Barn, Banbury, Oxon,OX17 2PW
Contact: Neil Ellis & Martin Cavill by email or Facebook
Website: https://www.facebook.com/neil.ellis
EMail: neilellisagility@hotmail.com