Simonside Country Fair results

Coquet Lass steam engine  Simonside Country Fair 2013'Photo by by Pauline Dixon
Coquet Lass steam engine Simonside Country Fair 2013'Photo by by Pauline Dixon

Crowds flocked to Simonside Country Fair last weekend.

Record numbers were in attendance and events including a car boot sale, an open mic and usual sheep, industrial and walking stick classes were met with enthusiasm. Entires were significantly up from previous years. Full results can be found below.

RESULTS

CHAMPIONS: Supreme Overall Champion: R McKay. Reserve Overall Champion: J Bell. Breeding Sheep Champion: R McKay. Reserve Breeding Sheep Champion: D Milburn. Supreme Blackface Champion: R McKay. Reserve Blackface Champion: J Gibson. Prime Sheep Champion: J Bell. Reserve Prime Sheep Champion: W Milburn. Champion Terrier: Fyfe, S Griffiths. Reserve Champion Terrier: Crafty, M Robson. Champion Puppy: Bubbles, G Sugars. Best Stick Champion: I Tait. Best Novice Stick Champion: A Izzard. Peg Stephenson Memorial Challenge Plate: L Bolam. Simonside Children’s Champion Award: A Bolam.

SHEEP CLASS: Mule Ewe Lamb: 1 & 2 J Gibson; 3 C Gray. Blackface Ewe Lamb, Hexham: 1 D Woods; 2 R Famelton; 3 V Milburn. Blackface Ewe Lamb, Scottish: 1 & 2 R McKay; 3 S Young. Suffolk Cross Ewe Lamb: 1 & 2 D Milburn; 3 W Milburn. Cont. Cross Ewe Lamb: 1 D Wood; 2 & 3 Robert McKay. Mule Gimmer: 1 J Gibson. Blackface Gimmer: 1 J Gibson; 2 R Famelton. Scottish Cross Gimmer: 1 R McKay. Cont. Cross Ewes: 1 D Wood; 2 D Milburn; 3 R McKay. Blackface Ewe, Hexham: 1 A Telfer; 2 R Famelton. Blackface Ewe, Scottish: 1, 2 & 3 R McKay. Any Ewe and pair of Lambs: 1 R Famelton; 2 J Bell. Blackface Tup Lamb: 1, 2 & 3 R McKay. Leicester Ewe Lamb: 1 & 2 A Telfer; 3 C Gray. Leicester Gimmer: 1 C Gray. Leicester Tup: 1 & 2 C Gray. Texel Tup: 1 R McKay. Suffolk Prime Lamb up to 42kg: 1 & 2 W Milburn. Suffolk Prime Lamb 43kg+: 1 W Milburn; 2 D Wood. Cont. Prime Lamb up to 42kg: 1 & 2 W Milburn; 3 J Bell. Cont. Prime Lamb 43kg+: 1 J Bell; 2 D Wood; 3 V Milburn. Blackface Prime Lamb: 1 D Wood; 2 V Milburn; 3 D Milburn. Pen of 3 Prime Lambs: 1 & 2 W Milburn; 3 J Bell.

DRESSED STICKS CLASS: Plain Horn Head: 1 K Douglas; 2 B Hall; 3 B Pilling. Fancy Horn Head, nose only: 1 & 2 R Kim; 3 I Tait. Fancy Horn, carved front & back: 1 K Douglas; 2 T Raine; 3 B Pilling. Horn or Wood Lambing Stick: 1 R Kim; 2 A Richardson; 3 B Pilling. Horn or Wood Half Head: 1 B Hall; 2 T Raine; 3 M Hall. Fancy Wood: 1 B Hall; 2 J Jefferson; 3 T Raine. Plain Wood: 1 & 2 T Raine; 3 P Clark. Horn or Wood Thumb Stick: 1 & 3 T Raine; 2 G Walker. Fish Stick: 1 R Kim; 2 B Pilling; 3 I Batch. Ladies’ Stick: 1 R Kim; 2 K Douglas; 3 B Pilling. Leg Cleek: 1 G Makher; 2 B Pilling; 3 R Kim.

INDUSTRIAL CLASS: Strawberry Jam: 1 V Cummings; 2 L Kirkwood; 3 V Knox. Any Jam: 1 & 3 P Murray; 2 J Cotton. Lemon Drizzle Cake: 1 L Bolam; 2 E Frazer; 3 J Famelton. New Potatoes: 1 & 3 L Bolam; 2 L Kirkwood. New Laid Eggs: 1 L Kirkwood; 2 J Cotton; 3 S Darby. Royal Baby Cupcakes: 1 J Famelton; 2 L Bolam; 3 H Cummings. Warming Snifter & Recipe: 1 J Famelton; 2 L Bolam. Gingerbread: 1 L Bolam; 2 J Famelton; 3 M Famelton. Dyed Eggs: 1 P Murray. Chutney: 1 & 2 L Bolam; 3 J Famelton. Cheese Scones: 1 L Bolam; 2 E Fraser; 3 J Famelton. Fruit Scones: 1 J Famelton; 2 L Bolam; 3 K Famelton. Flower Arrangement: 1 J Famelton. Hand-embroidered Article: 1 L Bolam; 2 J Famelton; 3 K Famelton. Hand-knitted Baby Item: 1 P Murray; 2 & 3 F Bolam. Image of Native Wild Animal or Bird: 1 J Famelton; 2 F Bolam; 3 M Famelton. Landscape: 1 R Johnston; 2 J Famelton; 3 F Bolam. Poem or Short Story, about Northumberland: 1 S Darby; 2 J Famelton; 3 K Famelton. Royal Nanny Scarecrow, family class: 1 Austen-Walker family; 2 Famelton family.

CHILDREN’S CLASS: Decorated Pizza for Royal Parents, U5’s: 1 A Bolam. Toy for Royal Baby from Recycled Materials, U5’s: 1 & 2 E Birch. 6-8 yrs: 1 B Birch. 12-16 yrs: 1 K Famelton; 2 J Austen-Walker. Nursery Garden on a Plate, U5’s: 1 A Bolam; 2 J Dunn. 9-11 years: 1 I Davidson. Painting, Drawing, or Collage of a Royal Family day out, U5’s: 1 & 2 A Bolam. 12-16 yrs: 1 E Davidson. Photograph of Family Life: U5’s: 1 A Bolam. 12-16 yrs: 1 K Famelton; 2 & 3 M Famelton. Fairy Prince/Princess Cakes, U5’s: 1 A Bolam. 12-16 yrs: 1 K Famelton.

CUMBERLAND WRESTLING: U10’s: 1 O Skipsey; 2 M Bates; 3 D Seaton. U12’s: 1 G Coulthard; 2 I Davidson; 3 O Mason. U15’s: 1 J Hale; 2 H Bertram; 3 J Bruce. U21’s: 1 J Brown; 2 C Whitfield; 3 C Carlyle. 12.5 stone: 1 J Brown; 2 A Singer; 3 M Harrington. 15.5 stone: 1 A Ord; 2 J Davidson; 3 J Brown. All Weights: 1 A Ord; 2 C Davies; 3 J Brown. Women’s Wrestling: 1 L Singer; 2 T Bertram; 3 G Coulthard.

FELL RUN: Mens: 1 B Crombie, 19m 30s; 2 J Boyle, 19m 32s; 3 G Robson, 19m 45s. Womens: 1 H Shillitoe, 22m 43s; 2 N Cameron, 23. 49s; 3 S Aylmer, 24m 32s.

TERRIER RACING: 1 Sparky, B Bryder; 2 Whin, S Chisholm; 3 Oscar, Sue Mitchell.