Promoting the Breed

Breed Stands

The Manchester Terrier is a Vulnerable British Native Breed. Although it’s history dates back to Tudor times many people have not heard about or seen our breed. Our goal is to change this. One way we can do that is by promoting the breed at events such as Country Fairs, Discover Dogs, Pet Shows, and other dog related events on breed stands.

More About Breed Stands

Each year we organise a number of breed stands at different events, see 'Events'. They are a great social event for Manchester Terrier owners and a brilliant way to showcase our breed to a wider audience.

It is also a good way for people who are interested in owning a Manchester Terrier to meet owners and dogs and find out more about the breed. Although there are still many people that have not heard about our breed we are increasingly being recognised at these events. This is a testament to all the owners and their dogs that work so hard to promote the breed across the country. All of the dogs are great ambassadors and provide a true representation of our wonderful breed.

Volunteering to represent the breed on stands is both rewarding and fun. The dogs enjoy interacting with the public and have fun. If you would like to be involved with a breed stand listed or want to organise your own stand at an event please speak to one of the organisers listed.

Breed Stands in 2019

For more information about each show click on the the event name.

Crufts – Discover Dogs
NEC, Birmingham,
B40 1NT
7-10 March 2019Gill & Clive Knight
T: 01226 210842
Thame Country Fair
Thame Showground
Kingsey Road
5-6 May 2019Sue Pinkham
M: 07803 517045
Burghley Game & Country Show
Stamford, Lincolnshire,PE9 3JY
26-27 May 2019Sonia Owczarek
M: 07525 630164
The Royal Bath and West Show
The Showground
Shepton Mallet, Somerset
29 May - 1 June 2019Sue Pinkham
M: 07803 517045
The Game Fair
Hatfield House
26-28 July 2019Ann Harrison
T: 01260 279135
Cheshire Game & Country Show
Tabley, Knutsford, WA16 0HJ
24-26 August 2019Ann Harrison
T: 01260 279135
The Dog Lover’s Show
The Scottish Event Campus
Glasgow, G38YW
7-8 September 2019Wayne Travis and Dubhglas Gray
T: 0141 779 9198
Sandringham Game & Country Fair
Sandringham Estate
Kings Lynn, PE35 6EN
7-8 September 2019Judy Thurlow
T: 01206 306594
Midland Game & County Fair
Weston Park
Shropshire, TF11 8LE
14-15 September 2019Ann Harrison
T: 01260 279135
Wiltshire Game & Country Fair
Bowood House,
Near Calne, SN11 0LZ
28-29 September 2019Sue Pinkham
M: 07803 517045
Malvern Autumn Show
Three Counties Showground
Malvern, WR13 6NW
28-29 September 2019Vicky and Paul Bundy
T: 01684 561029
Discover Dogs
Excel, London
EX16 1XL
12-13 October 2019Judy Thurlow
T: 01206 306594
The National Pet Show
NEC, Birmingham
B40 1NT
2-3 November 2019Sue Pinkham
M: 07803 517045

Photo Gallery

Pet Show NEC

Pet Show NEC

Pet Show NEC


Midland Game Fair Weston




National pet Show

National Pet Show

Manchester Terriers at the NEC

Manchester Terriers at the Cheshire country fair

cheshire Country fair

Club Contact:
For more information about Manchester Terriers and Breed Stands contact:

Sue Pinkham
M: 07803 517045

Breed Stand News

Midlands Game Fair Weston Park – 14-15 September 2017

Sonia Owczarek writes: A super weekend on the breed stand at Weston Park. As ever lots of interest and questions on our lovely breed, not only from the people visiting the breed tent but also whilst owners and dogs took the opportunity to look round the show and to test the merchandise.

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Cheshire Living Heritage Country Fair

Ann Harrison writes: We have just returned from three hectic days with the Manchester Terrier Breed Stand at the Tabley (Cheshire) Living Heritage Country Fair. Fifteen people and sixteen dogs not only manned the Stand but also took part in two Vulnerable Breed Parades every day. For those staying for the three days there is […]

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The Pet Show, Stafford 20-21 August 2017

Sue Pinkham writes: We had a great turn out last weekend at the Pet Show in its new location at Staffordshire Show Ground. We had a steady flow of people visiting the stand and had good reception. All the dogs behaved well although Katie did find it a bit overwhelming at first and she was […]

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Country Fair & Dog Festival, Firle on 20 August 2017

Linda Shaw writes: Fabulous day at Firle show with great weather & good company. Thank you everyone for your help on the stand, especially as Dante a grump and spent most of the time in his blankie! Well done Sarah & Dexter getting first in show for best mover…Dexter did a stunning job & Sarah […]

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The Game Fair – Hatfield House

We have just got back from a hectic five days away with the Breed Stand at The Game Fair held this year at Hatfield House in Herts. As always,the unreserved enthusiasm and commitment from the dogs and their handlers was an absolute joy. Run by Judy Thurlow, the Terrier Tent was the friendliest gathering of […]

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