118th Annual Match
2nd October 2024
Middleton Park Farm, Alkmonton, Ashbourne, Derbyshire
by kind invitation of Mr & Mrs Paul Harris and Family
Days till Matchday

Brailsford Match

Annual event that celebrates farming heritage with ploughing and hedgecutting competitions, showcasing traditional skills and cultivating community spirit.


Legend has it that in 1894, an informal ploughing challenge match was arranged following an argument with several local farmers. The first official competition took place in 1895.