Saturday 21st May 2022

Membership

History

Hadleigh Farmers Club was established in December 1839 “to promote the cause of agriculture by the discussion of subjects, and disseminating of information relative to its practice”.

The Hadleigh Farmers’ Agricultural Association (HFAA) organises members’ events on a monthly basis.  The majority of events are open evening talks which touch on many aspects of farming life. There are also larger scale activities such as clay pigeon shooting and golf days which are always popular with members.

The events are open to all members and their guests.  The programme covers a good mixture of educational and entertaining subjects to appeal across the membership base. Because the evenings regularly attract around 50 attendees, they give members the opportunity to meet up and socialise. The majority of evening talks are held at the Hadleigh Cricket Club which offers a licensed bar for refreshments.

The current programme of events is here (INSERT LINK)

Join Us

Membership to the Hadleigh Farmers’ Agricultural Association (HFAA) is open to all, whether or not you have a connection to the farming world.

Benefits throughout the year:

The Hadleigh Farmers Agricultural Association is an active one.  The annual calendar of events includes meetings and talks on a variety of different topics of interest, as well as a number of special events every year. These include clay pigeon shooting, a golf day, a winter drinks party and a dinner in November. All of these events take place in or near Hadleigh and all members and their guests are welcome.  They are well attended and offer members a chance to meet, get to know each other and catch up.

Joining the Association also means that you will receive the newsletter, which is sent out three times a year.

Benefits on Show day:

Members and vice presidents* are entitled to free admission to the Hadleigh Show.  They receive priority parking and access to the members area with licensed bar and caterer.  They are also entitled to reduced price entry in the heavy horse, livestock and goat classes as well as reduced entry fees on other classes.

How to join us

To join us, please contact the secretary or download a Member’s Application Form. The secretary will raise your application at the next committee meeting for approval and you will be notified shortly afterwards. Annual subscriptions cost £20pp and are due on 1st January. Any new applications must be submitted and paid by 31st March to ensure you receive your free ticket to the Hadleigh Show.  There is a £20 joining fee payable on 1st joining then £20 thereafter on 1st January.

* Vice presidents are by invitation of the committee.

 

 

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