Paxfest & Fun Dog Show 2022
  • Little Paxton Village Hall
    QEII Playing Field
    High Street
    Little Paxton
    PE19 6HG
  • Saturday 9th July 12:00pm until 4:45pm
The annual village fete & fun dog show. The event theme is 'Paxfest & Fun Dog Show- A Traditional Village Fete' Free Admission

Lots of stalls - BBQ, Beer tent, refreshments, games, face painting, children's craft activities, Magic Shows, Fun Dog Show, Musical entertainment and lots more.

Stall Bookings

The booking fees for stalls are £10 village commercial stall and £25 for a non village commercial. The booking fee is non refundable and will be invoiced after 1st April 2022.

If the event is cancelled due to COVID regulations, booking fees will be refunded.

There is no booking fee for Village groups, Clubs & Organisations.

Contact the Clerk for a booking form.

Musical Entertainment

12 noon - Bedford Pipe Band- will parade into the central arena to open the event. 

12.30pm - 12.45pm Dewey School of Dance - dance performances.

12.45pm - 1.00pm Clickity Clack Parties - Meet Rapunzel

1.00pm - Porterhouse Jazz 6 - the Jazz band enjoys entertaining at Paxfest. Bowler hats, trombones and all that jazz. If you like Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Count Basie and music from the Forties- this is for you. 

1.45pm - Cottenham Brass Band

2.30pm - Porterhouse Jazz 6

3.00pm - Tom Sings Swing

3.30pm - Cottenham Brass Band

4.15pm - Porterhouse Jazz 6

Fun Dog Show Classes 2022

The Fun Dog Show will start at 1pm. There will be a 30 min break in the Fun Dog Show at 3pm. There are 15 classes and a Championship Class.

Registration is on the day and is £1.50 per dog per class.
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. There will be a new class for tiny dogs.

There is no restriction on the number of classes a dog can enter. The winner of each class has entry to the Championship Class.

  1. Puppies under 1 year - Sponsored by The Kitchen Magician Ltd
  2. Best Tiny dog/bitch
  3. Best Small dog/bitch -Sponsored by The Kitchen Magician Ltd
  4. Best Medium size dog/bitch
  5. Best Large dog dog/bitch - Sponsored by Hire or Buy Group Ltd
  6. Gorgeous Oldie ( 7years +)
  7. Dog Agility
  8. Dog/Bitch with the waggiest tail -  Sponsored by The Anchor Pub & Restaurant
  9. Children's Handling 
  10. Best paw shaker - Sponsored by JP Building Ltd
  11. Most Awesome eyes - Sponsored by Pampurred Paws
  12. Best 'Smiley' dog/bitch - Sponsored by Pampurred Paws
  13. Quickest sausage catcher 
  14. Quickest sit  - Sponsored
  15. Best six legs - Sponsored
  16. Best in Show (winners of each class) - Sponsored by IBEX Camping

Other Attractions

Model Train Rides

Royston & District Model Engineering Society will be setting up their fabulous model steam train rides with 140 feet of track.  

Donkey Rides

Kelly's Donkeys will providing four beautiful donkeys for children to ride & pet. Age & height restrictions apply. Helmets provided.


Concerns have been raised regarding parking in the village hall car park on Paxfest day. Passes will now be issued for village hall car parking spaces with each pass having an allocated parking space- this will be mainly for entertainers and musicians for the event.

Stallholders will be issued with a field lay out prior to accessing the field to reduce traffic queues on the High Street. This will ensure a quicker access onto the field. 

Stallholders will be issued with a pass to park on the QEII Playing field.

There will be NO public parking in the village hall car park.

The Paxfest Committee would like to encourage residents to leave their cars at home and walk/cycle or scoot to the event.

If you are visiting Little Paxton for Paxfest, please park on streets near the High Street (not on street corners).

Disabled Parking

The Rookery PE19 6QT & St.James Road PE19 6QW are ideal parking locations for disabled parking for Paxfest. There is a ramp at the The Rookery for easy access which leads to the QEII Playing Field.

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