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The North East Dog Festival

It’s unlike anything else in the North East; organised by dog people – for dog people. 

Expect a jam packed day of attractions, shows, shopping and much more. Dogs are catered for with several have-a-go activities, woodland walks and a number of great trade stands! 

Over 6000 people joined us for our last festival so don't miss your chance to visit something extra special!

Join us on Saturday 5th September at Kirkley Hall in Northumberland! 


Saturday 5th September 2020

Display arena

Take a seat to enjoy a range of professional displays - including Elaine Hill Duck Herding - NEW for 2020! 


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. 


Just 15 minutes from Newcastle, Kirkley Hall is an ideal venue for our huge doggy extravaganza. The festival is set across 50 acres including woodland walks and plenty of space for dogs! 

activity arena

Watch local trainers and clubs demonstrate an array of activities, many of which your dog can also have a go at - at the festival! 

little ones

Carnival Rides will be joining us again, plus 16's and under go free...and tickets include entry into Kirkley Hall Zoological Garden (dogs not permitted in the zoo) 


New for 2020! Elaine Hill Sheepherding Display, Mantrailing, and much more! 

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! 

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!

breed all about it

New for 2020! Visit our Breed All About it Area to speak to a range of breed clubs and charities. Get advice on specific breeds and find out more about breed specific charities.

dog shows

Our ever popular charity dog shows will return with a range of classes. Who will win the converted best in show trophy this time? 

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