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NFYFC Calendar of Events – Incl Area Meetings Dates


2020

NFYFC Calendar of Events (as at December 2019 subject to change)

January

Wednesday 1

Ø  New Year’s Day

Saturday 11

Ø  Wales YFC Rural Affairs Conference, IBERS Aberyswyth

Wednesday 15

Ø  NFYFC Board of Management Meeting, YFC Centre

Saturday 18

Ø  Wales FYFC Council & subcommittee meetings, Builth Wells

Sunday 19

Ø  NFYFC ‘Your Future Counts’, The Quality Hotel, Allesley, Coventry, CV5 9BA

Monday 20

Ø  YFC talks to Defra regional event Cumbria – Penrith Rugby Club or Newton Rigg College (TBC) 7.30pm

Wednesday 22 & Thursday 23

Ø  NFYFC Staff Conference, Ettington Chase Hotel, Stratford Upon Avon

Thursday 23

Ø  YFC talks to Defra – West Midlands, YFC centre Beech Business Park, Tillington Road, Hereford, HR4 9QJ -7.00pm

Sunday 26

Ø  SWA Members Meeting – Somerset  Office

Monday 27

Ø  YFC talks to Defra regional event – South East – Sparsholt College Hillside Road Winchester SO21 2NE  7.30pm

Wednesday 29

Ø   Northumberland Tyne Rugby Club, Station Road, Corbridge, Northumberland, NE45 5AY – 7.30pm

Thursday 30

Ø  Facebook event – Eastern – NFU Agriculture House, Willie Snaith Road, Newmarket NG24 2NY, 7.30pm

February

Sunday 2

Ø  NFYFC Youth Forum meeting

Sunday 2

Ø  Northern Area Committee meeting

Monday 3

Ø  East Midlands Area Committee meeting

 

Ø  Eastern Area Committee meeting

 

Ø  West Midlands Area Committee meeting

 

Ø  South West Area Committee meeting

 

Ø  South East Area Committee meeting

Wednesday 5

Ø  Agri Forum ‘Fit in or out’ Daylesford Organic Farm grounds in Gloucestershire 

Thursday 13

Ø  YFC talks -Facebook event – East Midlands, Newark Showground , Lincoln Road, Coddington Newark, NG24 2NY- 7.30pm

Thursday 13

Ø  YFC talks - Facebook event – South West – Sedgemoor Auction Centre, Bridgwater TA6 6TS – 7.30pm

Saturday 15

Ø  Board of Management Meeting (Finance only), Quality Hotel, Allesley, Coventry

Saturday 15 & Sunday 16

Ø  Council & Steering Group meetings, The Quality Hotel, Allesley, Coventry

Sunday 23

Ø  SWA Debating Competition – Devon Office

Saturday 29 – Sunday 1 March

Ø  Wales YFC Entertainment Feast & Junior & Senior Member of the Year, Galeri, Caenarfon

Friday 28 – Sunday 1 March

Ø  Northern Area Weekend – Lancashire

March

Friday 6 –Sunday 8

Ø  SWA Weekend –Newquay

Sunday 8

Ø  Northern Area Committee Meeting

Wednesday 11

Ø  East Midlands Area Staff Meeting

 

Ø  NFYFC Board of Management (approval of AGM Agenda only - digital meeting)

Sunday 22

Ø  Wales YFC Festival of Public Speaking, Builth Wells

Saturday, 21

Ø  Northern and Southern Regional Final Public Speaking TBC

Sunday, 22

Ø  Northern and Southern Regional Final Performing Arts – Drama

April

 

Ø  Northern Area Committee meeting

Monday 6

Ø  East Midlands Area Committee meeting

 

Ø  Eastern Area Committee meeting

 

Ø  West Midlands Area Committee meeting

 

Ø  South West Area Committee meeting

 

Ø  South East Area Committee meeting

Tuesday 7

Ø  NFYFC Holding Trustees & Rural Youth Trust, The Farmers Club London  

Friday  10

Ø  Good Friday

Monday 13

Ø  Easter Monday

Saturday 18

Ø  Wales YFC Field Day

Sunday 19

Ø  SWA Members Meeting – Devon Office

Saturday 25 April

Ø  NFYFC Drama Finals - Venue TBC

Sunday 26 April

Ø  NFYFC Drama Finals – Venue TBC

Sunday 26 April

Ø  NFYFC Annual General Meeting, Stareton Hall, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth

May

Friday 8

Ø  Early May Bank Holiday  Note this is a Friday (Gov’t announcement 07/06/2019)

Monday 25

Ø  Spring Bank Holiday

June

Wednesday 3

Ø  NFYFC Board of Management meeting, YFC Centre, Stoneleigh Park

Wednesday 3

Ø  East Midlands Area Staff meeting

Sunday 14

Ø  Northern Area Committee meeting

Sunday 14

Ø  Wales FYFC Council & subcommittee meetings, Builth Wells

Monday 15

Ø  East Midlands Committee meeting

 

Ø  Eastern Area Committee meeting

 

Ø  West Midlands Area Committee meeting

 

Ø  South West Area Committee meeting

 

Ø  South East Area Committee meeting

 

Ø  Wales YFC Council & Subcommittees

Sunday 21

Ø  SWA Competitions Day – Lackham College

Saturday 27 - Sunday  28

Ø  NFYFC Council, Steering Group meetings & Youth Forum meetings, Warwickshire  - venue to be advised

Sunday 28

Ø  Wales YFC Sports Day, Aberystwyth

Saturday 27

Ø  Northern Area Field Day –East Riding

July

Saturday 4

Ø  NFYFC Competitions Day – Stafford

Sunday 5

Ø  NFYFC Sports Finals – Stafford

Tuesday 7

Ø  Wales YFC Staff Association Meeting, Builth Wells

Sunday 12

Ø  Northern Area Committee meeting

Tuesday 14

Ø  Sheep Shearing Final, Great Yorkshire Show (subject to invitation from YAS show hosts/organisers)

Thursday 16

Ø  Dairy Judging & Final, Great Yorkshire Show (subject to invitation from YAS show hosts/organisers)

Monday 20 – Thursday 23

Ø  The Royal Welsh Show & Young Peoples’ Village

August

Saturday 1

Ø  NFYFC Ladies, Men’s & GENSB Tug of War Finals, Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire

Monday 31

Ø  Summer Bank Holiday

September

Saturday 5 & Sunday 6

Ø  NFYFC Stockman of the Year final (2 day final)

Sunday 6

Ø  Young Stockjudge finals

Sunday 19

Ø  Wales YFC AGM & Sub Committee & Council meetings

TBA

Ø  NFYFC Trustees meeting, Warwickshire

TBA

Ø  NFYFC Board of Management meeting, Warwickshire Venue to be advised

Saturday 26

Ø  NFYFC Cookery Finals, Malvern Autumn Show, Worcestershire (subject to invitation from TCSS show hosts/organisers)

Sunday 27

Ø  NFYFC Floral Art finals, Malvern Autumn Show, Worcestershire (subject to invitation from TCSS show hosts/organisers)

Monday 28

Ø  Commencement NYFW – ‘ National Young Farmers Week’

October

Sunday 4

Ø  SWA AGM – Somerset Office

Sunday 11

Ø  Northern Area Committee meeting and AGM – Piercebridge

Monday 12

Ø  East Midlands Area Committee meeting

 

Ø  Eastern Area Committee meeting

 

Ø  West Midlands Area Committee meeting

 

Ø  South West Area Committee meeting

 

Ø  South East Area Committee meeting

 

Ø  Wales YFC Council & Subcommittees

 

Ø  Youth Forum meeting

 

Ø  National Young Farmers’ Week

Saturday 24 & Sunday 25

Ø  Council & Steering group meetings, Warwickshire

November

Friday 6

Ø  Closing date for applications for NFYFC Travel 2021

Sunday 8

Ø  Northern Area Committee meeting

Monday 9

Ø  East Midlands Committee meeting (AGM)

Friday – Sunday

Ø  Chairing Your County – County Chair & Vice Chair Conference (subject to funding)

Saturday 21 & Sunday 22

Ø  NFYFC Live and Carcase Judging finals, The English Winter Fair, Bingley Hall Stafford (subject to invitation from SBAS show hosts/organisers)

Monday 30 – Tuesday 1

Ø  The Royal Welsh Winter Fair, Builth Wells

December

Saturday 5

Ø  NFYFC Travel Selection Day, Warwickshire

Wednesday 9

Ø  East Midlands Area Staff Meeting

Wednesday 25

Ø  Christmas Day

Thursday 26

Ø  Boxing Day




 

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