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The World Championship Bonnag Bake Off! March 2018 at Dalby schoolrooms This is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for: time to get out your mixing bowls and dig out your Grand Mother’s recipe book, to see if you have what it takes to become the New World Champion for Bonnag Making! Dalby is hosting a truly Manx night with judges Mona Kerruish and Jill Cain; Peter Qualtrough as Compare & Auctioneer and entertainment for the evening by Terry Qualtrough with the Southern Belles, followed by a Manx Supper with plenty of home-baking …..and of course plenty of Bonnag!. The Bonnag World Championships, sponsored by Shoprite, now have three trophies for: Gents, Ladies, and Children’s classes, as well as the Shoprite Trophy for professional bakers, caterers and catering establishments, with a Highly Commended certificate presented to all qualifying commercial entries. We have also introduced a new gluten free category this year. The IoM Creameries Trophy will be presented to the overall winner and World Champion. For any further information or details about the evening please ring Ann on 842817 Admission @ £7.50 includes supper, to book please ring Gilly on 844031. Proceeds go to Dalby Church Restoration Fund as well as the two charities selected […]
Dalby Bonnag Making Competition – March – 2018
CAMRA – Beer and Cider Festival – 6th April to the 8th April 2018 – Villa Marina
CAMRA – Beer and Cider Festival – 12th April to the 14th April 2018
Cyclefest – 21st & 22nd April 2018 – Milntown Estate – Local Food and entertainment will be available
Cyclefest – 21st & 22nd April 2018 – Milntown Estate – Ramsey
TT Teas and snacks. All Manx produce and home made fayre served daily from 12 noon until 5pm. Bride Church Hall Cranstal Road
TT Teas Bride Church Hall – June – 2018
We invite you to join us on the 27th and 28th of July 2019 at Great Meadow, Castletown for the annual Southern District Society Agricultural Show Our main judging day is on Saturday, when the Supreme Champion will be chosen from the best in the Cattle, Horse, Sheep and Goat sections. Sunday’s judging includes the Harness Section, Show Jumping and Working Hunters for the horses, Meg Lambs, Dog Agility, Companion Dog and the Fun Pet Show. Everybody’s favourites will be there on both Saturday and Sunday including Fur & Feather, the Craft and Produce marquee, Vintage Machinery, and Women’s Institute Competitions. Darren Jackson’s winning entry for the Centenary Sculpture Competition will be on display for the first time this year. At 3 metres high, his larger than life bull, made from farming implements, will be towering over the Showfield. Come and see it and guess the number of horseshoes it contains to win some fun prizes.
Southern Agricultural Show – 27th & 28th July – 2019
Teas and snacks. Home made fayre and Manx produce served daily from 12 noon until 5pm. Bride Church Hall Cranstal Road
MGP Teas at Bride Church hall – August – 2018
Knockaloe Farm Patrick Friday 9th and Saturday 10th of August 2019 The Royal Manx Agricultural Show is a great Manx institution it’s an opportunity to see the best in Manx farming, meet friends, catch up with the latest equipment or simply enjoy a fantastic family day out. The Show is open 9am until 5pm Tickets are £6 for entry on Friday, £8 for Saturday and children (4 – 14) are £1 on either day.
Royal Manx Agricultural Show 9th & 10th August 2019
Sulby Horticultural Show at Sulby Community Hall – August – Details TBC
Sulby Horticultural Show – August – 2018
Kirk Michael Horticultural Show – August at the Kirk Michael School room
Kirk Michael Horticultural Show – August – 2018
The 2019 Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival will take place at the Villa Marina Gardens on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September Over 10,000 people attended the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture’s 2018 Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival – a new record – beating last year’s attendance of 8,500. The event is increasingly attracting visitors to the Island. There was a high standard among the 60 exhibitors, making the job of choosing the best stand difficult for the Minister and BBC One’s Countryfile presenter Adam Henson, the guest of honour at the festival. They awarded the accolade to Close Leece Farm. Each year the Festival welcomes local chefs to compete in competitions and this year Darren Woods from 14 North won the title of Isle of Man Chef of the Year and Louise Thomas won the Isle of Man Student Chef of the Year Competition.