The North East Dog Festival will return on

Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th September 2021

Kirkley Hall Campus, Ponteland , Northumberland, NE20 0AQ

2020 Ticket Buyers; your tickets will be valid for the full 2021 weekend. 


Yes, you’ve read that right! Not just one day of fun…but two!



& demos

Take a seat to enjoy a range of displays - including Elaine Hill Duck Herding - NEW for 2021! Plus watch local trainers and clubs demonstrate an array of activities, many of which your dog can also have a go at - at the festival! 

wellness tent 

Experience a full day of demonstrations and seminars given by a range of experts. Learn something new or brush up on vital dog owner skills! 


Shop till you drop with exhibitors from all over the country. You'll find gifts for all ages, human and dog plus a range of food and drink. Over 100 traders have now booked. Interested in a trade stand? Visit our booking page here. 

have a go

One of the things that makes our festival unique is the number of have a go activities on offer - as a dog friendly festival your dog can enjoy everything from agility to flyball, gundog scurries to hoopers! Plus there are 3 charity dog shows to choose from! 

Introducing our wonderful festival sponsors

Partner Sponsor

Activity Sponsor


Specialist Sponsor


Dog Show Sponsors


Festival Inspiration 

"Our ultimate mission, as always, is to create a festival that engages, educates and excites.


As a team we are extremely passionate and hold a very strong belief that all dogs should be given the best life possible for the short time they grace our lives - and that is very much the inspiration for this event"


—  North East Dog Festival Directors 

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*As always we will be keeping a close eye on any changes in guidelines throughout our planning.

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Thanks to our venue 

Ponteland, Northumberland, NE20 0AQ 


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