News & Events

Photo Competition 2020

This year our group held a photographic competition in an attempt to make up for the lack of shows and herd visits we would normally enjoy.

There were four classes: A funny picture with a caption, a cute picture with or without a caption, a picture of a single Dexter and a picture of a group of Dexters.

I am pleased to be able to announce the results of the competition here on our website! There are three places for each class, plus an overall champion and reserve! Click on the pictures to enlarge them.

Class 1: Funny picture with caption    

1st Place: The Brookes Family              

2nd Place: Ted Neal

                    "A steer with a thirst!"

3rd Place: Jane and Eddie Barnes

              "On the first day of the pubs

                 opening after lockdown!"

Class 3: Single Dexter

1st Place: Ted Neal

2nd Place: Joan Angel

3rd Place: Kelvin and Lottie James

Class 2: Cute picture with/without caption

1st Place: Erica Strange

               "The docility of the Dexter"

2nd Place: The Brookes Family

3rd Place: Lucy Mae Bailey

                        "Nose to nose"

Class 4: Group of Dexters

1st Place: Joan Angel

2nd Place: Erica Strange

3rd Place: Howard and Sue White

Overall Champion

Herd of black cattle - by Joan Angel

Reserve Champion

Funny picture with a caption - The Brookes Family

Thank you to everyone who entered and special thanks to our judge, Ray Bowler.

Come and Join Us!

Membership is just £10 for the year and we have several visits throughout the year to look at some of the finest Dexter Cattle in the country. Owning any Dexters is not a requirement so long as you are as passionate about the breed as we are!!

Upcoming Shows


Aylsham              30th August 2021



Gransden        25th September 2021

South Suffolk          8th May 2022             DC



Hadleigh                21st May 2022          AONB



Suffolk         31st May & 1st June 2022    DC



Norfolk                          2022                    DC



Tendring                9th July 2022           AONB


Wayland           4th September 2022                         


DC: Dexter Classes

AONB: Any Other Native Breed

RBC: Rare Breed Classes

Recent Showing Results

2019 Show Results


South Suffolk Show - Results

Hadleigh Show - Results

Suffolk Show - Results

Royal Norfolk Show - Results

Tendring Show - Unavailable

Wayland Show - Was postponed to 2020

Aylsham Show - Results

Gransden Show - Results


Meetings and Other News

Our 2019 Spring meeting was by kind invitation of Nigel and Sue Dixon near Cromer. We were blessed with lovely weather and enjoyed viewing the various groups of Dexters  (and sheep!) out in the sprawling fields. We were treated to a wonderful spread for lunch and even had a raffle, with most attendee's taking home a prize!

2019's Autumn meeting took place in Tewin, Hertfordshire, where we visited Adrian and Roe Hill's fabulous setup. Though it rained throughout the day, everyone enjoyed the guided tractor and (covered) trailer tour of the farm; though some were wetter upon exiting the trailer than when they had entered!

We were kindly allowed the use of the on site cafe for our lunch and meeting, where we were treated to lovely food and had fun watching the presentation of the year's herd competition.

Our first get together of the new year was our annual group AGM, which was this year held at The Bell Hotel in Thetford. It was good to catch up on everyone's news and make plans for the year ahead, whilst also enjoying an excellent carvery in a lovely, spacious meeting room.