Anniversary plaque at our offices
  Fun and games at the annual county rally
  Giving funds to charities
  Marquee at Dunster Show
  Planting of an oak tree to commemorate our 80th anniversary
  The winning stockjudging rosettes

Somerset YFC News 1st June 2017



Come along and visit us in the YFC marquee next to the main ring for tea and cake.



The YFC Stockjudging classes take place on Saturday 3rd June; competitors are required to report to the YFC marquee by 10.30am.

Any members wishing to judge and have yet to enter PLEASE CONTACT YFC OFFICE THIS WEEK There are Senior and Junior classes in dairy, beef, sheep & pigs. Members can take part in all breed classes and the entry fee is £5 per class. There are cash prizes of £15, £12 & £8 for each class.  Members to meet via the Green Gate where a YFC steward will meet them with a ticket. Call either:

Katy Bond 07713050157, Eve Hooper 07789182223, Gillian  07956362311, Nicola 07813174927




We have various items in the YFC office which were left behind at the rally site. If any members forgot plates, bowls, cooking utensils or a mobile phone please contact us to see if they belong to you. We also have a lost mobile phone.



County Meetings:


Ø  Wednesday 14th June – Management Meeting, YFC

Offices, 7.45pm.


Ø Wednesday 21st June – Federation Programme Meeting, YFC

Offices, 7.45pm.

Wednesday 29th June – Field Officers Meeting, 7.30pm


Ø Wednesday 5th July – Members Council Meeting, YFC Offices,




Closing date is September 1st 2017


Do you know anyone who deserves to be nominated? Categories range from Farm Manager of the Year to Farm Hand of the Year. Full details and nnomination forms can be obtained from the South West Farmer newspaper, downloaded at the or look out for them at agricultural shows in the south west throughout the summer. To nominate for any of the categories simply fill in the nomination form in the paper or online at and either send it to South West Farmer Awards nominations 2017, South West Farmer Newspaper, Falmouth Business Park, Bickland Water Road, Falmouth, TR11 4SZ or e-mail to

EVENTS Please support our own clubs events


§  Weston and Banwell YFC invite you to their end of year party on Friday 16th June 7pm until late at Congresbury War Memorial Hall. Dancing to the band Echobridge and DJ Luke Tucker. Buffet included. 
£10 per ticket. All welcome. We look forward to seeing you there. Contact Annabel on 07852682811 or Tanya on 07771218755 for tickets.


§  Kingbrompton YFC are holding a Big Breakfast on Sunday 18th June at Brompton Regis Village Hall from 8.30am – 12 noon. Adults £6, Children £4. Booking advised contact Sylv on 01398 323289.


§  Williton YFC is holding a Car Boot Sale on Sunday 25th June, opening from 9am. at Ge Mare Farm, Holford, Nr Bridgwater TA5 1DU


§  Crewkerne YFC Summer Party is on Saturday 1st July at Frogmary Green Farm, South Petherton TA13 5DJ.


§  Kingsbrompton YFC’s Field Party 2017 is on Friday 30th June at Raleghs Cross, Brendon Hill TA23, 9pm until 1.30am.


§  Wivey’s YFC Pre-Harvest Barn Bash is back again for the second year!  On Saturday 1st July at TA4 2RS, Near Pitsford Hill, Wiveliscombe. There will be signs from Pitsford Hill, Elworthy Cross and Wiveliscombe directions. £7 members and £10 non-member, I.D's WILL be required, over 16's only and under 18 members only. Food Available with Main & Cocktail Bar.


§  Rally 2018 Committee are holding a Summer Ball on Saturday 8th July 2017 at Nunnington Park Farm, Wiveliscombe TA4 2AD, 8.30pm – 1.30am. £18 per person to include hog roast. Lounge suits & cocktail dresses. Dancing to Six Machine & Taunton Disco’s. Under 18’s welcome with a parental consent form. YFC CLUB DISCOUNT buy 10 tickets and get one free if you order before 9th June. To order tickets contact Katherine Bigwood on 07825 185530 or email


§  North Somerset YFC’s Shirts n’ Skirts Barn Dance is being held on Saturday 8th July at Stepstones Farm, Langford, Bristol BS40 5HS


§  Bridgwater YFC present their ‘Big Barn Bash’ on Saturday 29th July at Marsh Farm, Cannington, Bridgwater TA5 2HJ. 8.30pm – 1.30am.


§  Wellington & Taunton YFC’s Dance until you Drop is being on Saturday  19th August, further details to follow.


  • SWA Junior Camp to The Breacon Beacons is being held on Friday 18th – Monday 21st August 2017




June 2017




Thurs 1st – Sat 3rd

Royal Bath & West Show, The Showground, Shepton Mallet BA4 6QN

Sun 11th

South West Area Competitions Day, Home Farm, Lackham College, Lacock, Chippenham SN15 2NN

Weds 14th

Management Meeting, YFC Offices, 7.45pm.

Fri 16th

Weston & Banwell YFC End of Year Party, Congresbury War Memorial Hall, Congresbury BS49 5JA.

Sun 18th

Farm Safety training, YFC Office -10.30am-12.30pm.

Kingsbrompton YFC Big Breakfast, Brompton Regis Village Hall. 8.30am – 12 noon.

Sun 25th

Williton YFC Car Boot Sale, Ge-Mare Farm, Holford, Bridgwater TA5 1DU 9am.

Weds 21st

Federation Programme Planning Meeting, YFC Offices, 7.45pm.

Tues 27th

Melplash Show YFC Dairy Stockjudging, Chilhay Manor, Blackdown, Beaminster, Dorset DT8 3LQ. 7.30pm.

Fri 30th

Kingsbrompton YFC Party In The Field, Raleghs Cross, Brendon Hill TA23. 9pm – 1.30am.

July 2017


Sat 1st July

Crewkerne YFC Summer Party, Frogmary Green Farm, South Petherton TA13 5DJ.


Wiveliscombe YFC Pre-Harvest Barn Bash, Wiveliscombe TA4 2RS.

Weds 5th

Members Council Meeting, YFC Offices, 7.45pm.

        Sat 8th July

Rally 2018 Summer Ball Nunnington Park Farm, Wiveliscombe TA4 2AD. 8.30pm – 1.30am.

North Somerset YFC Shirts n’ Skirts Barn Dance, Stepstones Farm, Langford, Bristol BS40 5HS.




Sat 15th & Sun 16th

Yeovil Show, The Showground, Barwick (off A37), Yeovil BA22 9TA.

Sat 29th

Bridgwater YFC Big Barn Bash, Marsh Farm, Cannington, Bridgwater TA5 2HJ. 8.30pm – 1.30am.

August 2017


Fri 18th

Dunster Show, Dunster Castle Lawns, Nr. Minehead TA24 6SL.

Sat 19th

Wellington & Taunton YFC Dance until you Drop.

Sun 20th

Mid-Somerset Show, Shepton Mallet BA4 5RT.

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