Paxfest & Fun Dog Show 2018 - Sat 14th July 2018
  • Little Paxton Village Hall
    QEII Playing Field
    High Street
    Little Paxton
    PE19 6EY
  • Saturday 14th July 12:00pm until 4:45pm
Paxfest & Fun Dog Show is the Little Paxton annual fete which is organised by Litte Paxton Parish Council. Saturday 14th July 2018


Paxfest & Fun Dog Show 2018

Saturday 14th July

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.

Entertainment Programme - QEII Playing Field 

Entertainment Programme -  QEII Playing Field  

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.


Village Hall
Mr Marvel Magic Show 2pm to 4pm 

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


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) - Sponsorred by Pampurred Paws

2.    Puppies under 1 year

3.    Best Rescue or Re Homed Dog

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

5.    Best small dog/bitch

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

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

11.  Most Prettiest Bitch -  Sponsored by Ibex Camping

12.  Best handbag dog/bitch

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

14.  Dog Agility  - Sponsored by Osborne Appointments

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

NEW for 2018- Flowers in a jam jar competition.

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. Great prizes.

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