DIARY DATES
​Oh, so much to choose from!

2017

​19/20 August   -   A ​TANGAER WEEKEND at Carmel Village Hall, Carmarthenshire, South
                               Wales (after Hound day at Welsh Kennel Club).
                               
​                               ​Not to be missed    This year, Linda Lewis is opening up her popular,
                               fun get-together of Tangaers to everyone, all BGV owners or those
                               interested in the breed, a social gathering of like-minded people and their
                               BGVs! 
                              
                               Saturday 19th  - a little fun show, an auction, raffles and fun agility
                               (weather permitting).
                               Sunday 20th - meet at the village hall for a tea/coffee and cakes, then a
                               walk in the local area, followed by lunch in a local pub.   
                              
                               You are welcome to attend either one or both days, with a contribution
                               towards the catering.   If you are interested in going, to give Linda an idea
                               of numbers, contact her on 01269 844524 or tangaer@hotmail.co.uk.

                               
20 August        -    ​WALK, Petworth Park, Petworth, Lodsworth, Bexleyhill, West Sussex
                                Meet at the north car park 10.30 for 11am in Petworth Park off the
                                A283, GU28 9LS - signposted 'Petworth Park'.  Parking charge for non-
                                members, £4. National Trust Members, free. Contact Sue Brundle on
                                sue.bgv@btinterent.com or 01243 553722.


9 September     – ​FUN DAY, Brae Lodge, Beachampton, Milton Keynes.  All BGV owners,
                               friends and enthusiasts welcome!  By popular demand, this fun and
                                reunion day is being hosted once more by Hilary Knowles at her
                                home, starting at 11am with refreshments throughout the day. 
                                Exercise your dogs in the field before lunch.  Agility, fancy dress, games,
                                fun classes (judge Joan Hutchings), raffle and more are all on offer. 
                                The afternoon’s fun classes will be followed by cake and biscuits,
                                finishing at 4pm.
































8 October           – ​JOINT WALK walk with the London & Northern Home Counties Branch of
                               the Basset Hound Club, Aquadrome, Rickmansworth, Herts.  Meet in the
                               car park, 10.30 for 11am.  Contact Linda Skerritt on monkhams@aol.com
                               or 01375 673922. 

22 October        - ​SEMINAR / ASSESSMENT, Corley, Village Hall, Coventry.
                                   Designed for prospective judges or anyone interested in the
                              breeds.  If you would like to attend just a seminar or stay on for the
                              hands-on assessment on either Grands and Petits - or both breeds -      
                                     complete the booking form here and send, with payment, to
                                           Linda Skerritt.  For further details, contact her on
                                                    monkhams@aol.com or 01375 673922. 

                  For anyone who needs to take the written part of an assessment,
                 you will be able to do this soon after the hands-on assessment.
Who's a bunch of grapes?
​Aquadrome, Rickmansworth
Timetable and booking form
21- 22 October ​- ​DISCOVER DOGS, ExCeL London  Meet around 200 breeds of dog, including Petit 
                              and Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen, chat to owners to learn more about the
                              breeds.  Great shopping and watch world-class displays and competitions.
                                                                          www,discoverdogs.org.uk
                                                         An enjoyable day out for the whole family!
4-5 November - NATIONAL PET SHOW, NEC, BIRMINGHAM  Whether you like dogs, cats, rats,
                             rabbits, reptiles, ponies, fish, chickens or chinchillas (and lots more animals!) - the
                             National Pet Show is a great day out for any animal lover!  PBGVs and GBGVs will
                             be there too, giving you an opportunity to talk to their owners and find out more
                             about the breeds.      www.thenationalpetshow.com 


​Saturday
18 November
2017

​BGV CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW
The Sports Connexion, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Coventry, CV8 3FL

JUDGES
BGV (GRAND) – MRS ADELE WALTON HADDON (ILSHAM)
BGV (PETIT) – MRS VIVIEN PHILLIPS (DEBUCHER)
BIS & JUNIOR HANDLING – MRS LINDA SKERRITT (MONKHAMS)

BGV(G) Stakes – Mrs Rachel Wray (Perrault)
BGV(P) Stakes – Mr Mike Caple (Morsefield)
CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW SCHEDULE
ENTRY FORM