Past Events

Leicestershire DA  Easter

Post meet: Despite the constant rain and bad weather forecast, Leicestershire DA held their Easter Meet at Normanton on Soar. They had a fun packed weekend for both the children and adults.

The craft sessions were well attended:


Easter Bonnets

Make a ‘Human Easter Egg’

The weekend ended with a very friendly farmer towing all units from the field. There was a friendly gathering of people awaiting the arrival of the tractor with lots of banter and useful conversations.

It was a great relief to see the first caravan towed off the field to the safety of the car park.

Caravan in the mud


was held from Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th June 2018 at

Camper UK Leisure Park, Swinthorpe, Lincs and hosted by

South Lincs DA.

The Opening Ceremony

The Meet of the 2018 Central Counties Regional Meet was declared open by Gordon Barlow, Chairman for Central Counties

Presentations were made.

Chairman of South Lincs DA presenting to the Landowners.

Presentations to Regional Chairman, Gordon Barlow and his wife, Sue.

Presentations to the Immediate Past Chairman, Trevor Cooke and is wife, Ann.

The audience

The Mardi Gras

The theme for this years Mardi Gras was

‘What is your County Famous For?”

Notts DA

The Goose Fair


Raleigh bycycles and Boots the Chemist

South Lincs DA

Lincoln sausage and the Red Arrows display team

Skegness and coastline

Lincoln Yellow Bellies

Individual Entries

Coleman Mustard from Norfolk and Suffolk DA


The Cadac Cook Off

The Regional section of the Cadac Cook Off took part with 5 contestants and was won by Phil Henson with his homemade Beef Burger with an orange and whiskey glaze served in a toasted bun with Stilton cheese and a side of stuffed mushroom.  Phil will now represent the Region at the Cadac Cook Off finals to be held at the National Feast of Lanterns.

The crowds gathered to watch the Cook Off

The contestants had half an hour to cook their chosen dish.

The judges, Liz Stringfellow, Jeanette Fell and Jean Brown oversaw the proceedings.

And tasted each entry.

The winner, Phil Henson was announced and he was awarded his prize of a Cadac Gas BBQ by Dave Sewell, PRO for the Region and organiser of the Regional Cook Off.

The contestants posed for their photograph



Volley Ball Competition


Live entertainment