Paxfest & Fun Dog Show 2018

Event Details

Little Paxton Playing Field, High Street, Little Paxton, St Neots, PE19 6QT
14 July 2018
12 noon - 4.45pm
Support for special needs
Disabled people

Contact details

Jenny Gellatly
Parish Clerk
01480 470193

About this event

Lots of stalls, games, live music, refreshments, BBQ and a beer tent.

The theme for Paxfest 2018 is 'Dress to Impress- Garden Party' Hats encouraged

The cake competition will be back with a 'Garden' theme . The childrens cake competition will be cup cakes (minimum 6) with a garden theme.

Competition rules
All cakes to be edible
No fresh cream to be used. Entry and payment on the day. Cakes to be delivered to Little Paxton Village Hall between 10.30m and 11.30am.

All competition cakes will be cut up and everyone offered a slice of cake.

Lots of great prizes including a cake shield trophy.

New for Paxfest 2018 is a ‘Flowers in a jam jar’ competition.  Bring along a jam jar with a floral display. Entry on the day £1 adults, 50p children. The Chairman of the Little Paxton Gardening Club will judge the competition. 

STOP PRESS -  Paxfest Rocks - a new children's competition
Decorate a rock with a garden theme and bring along to the village hall between 10.30am and 11.30am. Free entry -three age groups.

Age group 1 - Foundation, Year1 & Year 2
Age group 2 -Year 3 & Year 4
Age group 3 – Year 5 & Year 6
Prizes to won. Every entry will receive a stick of Paxfest 2018 rock.

All Competition winners will be announced at 3pm.

Entertainment Programme 

12 noon  Bedford Pipe Band

12.30pm Little Paxton School Choir

1.00pm  Porterhouse Jazz 6

1.45pm  Rushden Town Band (Brass band)

2.30pm  Porterhouse Jazz 6

3.00pm  Bedford Pipe band & Highland dancers

3.30pm  Rushden Town Band

4.15pm  Porterhouse Jazz 6

4.45pm  Event finish

Village Hall
Mr Marvel Magic Show 2pm to 4pm ( 3  Free Magic Shows - all different)

Mikes Donkeys will be bringing along two beautiful donkeys to provide donkey rides around the field 50p per ride.

A free garden treasure hunt is being planned for children to find objects found in the garden.


The Dog Show will start at 1pm. There will be a 30 min break in the Fun Dog Show at 3pm. There has been a change to some of the dog classes- some new ones have been added.

On the day there will be a dog measuring chart for Small, Medium and Large Dogs to help owners decide which class best suits their dogs.

Dog Show Classes 2018

1. Children’s Handling (14 years and under) - Sponsored by Pampurred Paws

2. Puppies under 1 year - Sponsored by The Anchor

3. Best Rescue or Re Homed Dog - Sponsored by Kingfisher Independent Funeral Services

4. Best Rescue or Re Homed Bitch  - Sponsored by Osborne Appointments

5. Best small dog/bitch - Sponsored by Arthur Ibbett Ltd

6. Dog or bitch most like its owner - Sponsored by Pampurred Paws

7. Best Cross-Bred Dog - Sponsored by Hire or Buy Group Ltd

8. Best Cross-Bred Bitch - Sponsored by  Ibex Camping

9.   Best medium size dog/bitch - Sponsored by Multisigns

10.  Most Handsome Dog - Sponsored by Martin Hill Dog Photography

11. Most Prettiest Bitch -  Sponsored by Ibex Camping

12. Best handbag dog/bitch - Sponsored by Arthur Ibbett Ltd

13. Best large dog/bitch-  Sponsored by Tim Neill Gardens

14.  Dog Agility - Sponsored by Osborne Appointments

15. Best Senior ( age 7 plus) dog/bitch - Sponsored by Your Dog's Life

16. Championship (winners of each class)  - Sponsored by Vets4Pets




Venue details


Little Paxton Playing Field
High Street
Little Paxton
St Neots
PE19 6QT


  • Accessible toilet with alarm
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Wheelchair accessible

Venue Notes  Local residents are encouraged to leave their cars at home. Visitors to Little Paxton can park in surrounding streets.

There will no no parking in the village hall car park

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Run by
Little Paxton Parish Council

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