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Midland C.T.C. Cairn Day 2014

12th October 2014

Held at Shirland Village Hall, Shirland, Derbyshire.


What a fabulous turnout for 2014 MCTC Cairn Day!

A change of day and venue this year,but as ever both Pet, Rescue & Show Cairns with their owners joined in the fun.

Making it yet another very successful and enjoyable day.  

Linda managed to take some short Videos of Sausage Catching and Musical Mats

Video Link To You Tube!

After the welcome coffee and biscuits  Julie Petts, Dawn Inett & Pat Clarke gave a trimming advice to all

as they transformed show and pet Cairns.


This was followed by - Cairn Day Fun Classes.


This year Monica lead the classes whilst Brenda assisted in giving all entrants a doggie treats.

 The Class Winners all received a goodie bag  &  a bespoke Rosette.

LInda Firth took some exciting Videos Of  Sausage Catching & Musical Mats

Follow this link to you tube

Class One Best Sausage Catcher

This years contest was as hotly contested as ever!  The last three looked like they couldn’t miss.

But eventually The Best Sausage Catcher 2014 was last years joint winners Steve & Barley

Just look at the concentration!


The Final Two!


Class two – Musical (Whistle Stop) Mats  Winners –Elizabeth & Mungo




Class 3 – Longest Stay -  winners – Elizabeth & Mungo

Last two sitting it out!


After a break for Lunch It was time for the Puppy Walk

This year it was for all puppies, but with two awards.

Judged By Monica Ball with Brenda Stewarding.

Baby Puppies 4-6 months old 


Baby puppy Winner Rosemary’s Kirstie



Puppies 6-12 months old


Best Puppy

Dawn &  Rosemary’s Kirstie

Best 6-12 months Puppy Alison’s Jojo

Puppy the judge would like to take home -

Christine’s Duke


Again we spared no expense with our Celebrity judge ………..

Another ex Crufts Judge Shirley Watson, judged the remaining Cairn Day Classes.

Assisted by her steward Dawn


Class 4 – Best Head

Our judge had a very difficult job in choosing but eventually chose

Sylvia’s very handsome boy Harry!

Judging Best Head!


Class 5 – Best Rescue Won by Elizabeth & Mungo

We had a wondeful turn out of lovely Rescue Cairns this year


Class 6 – Best Condition - Won by Louise’s Izzy


Class 7 – Best Oldie 7+  Won by last years winner - Mary’s Sophie


Class 8 – Cairn Most Like Its Owner  Won by Jennie & Tuesday

Jennie & Tuesday both in the pink!


Class 9 – Waggiest Tail -  Won by Jane’s Gabriel

Still wagging!!!!!

Class 10 – Handsomest Dog   Won by Sylvia’s Harry

Such wondeful boys to choose from


Class 11 – Prettiest Bitch

Richard’s Mindy

Spoilt for choice - Shirley chooses Minnie


Class 12 – The One The Judge Would Like To Take Home

 Won By Mary’s Rosie

Judges deliberating on BIS!

And Finally A Best In Show had to be chosen from all first prizewinners of the day

Best First Prizewinner – BIS –Sylvia’s Harry

Some more pics of the day


Pat’s Cup Cakes & Delicious Choccy cake went down a treat!

Guess what Alan’s wearing down the pub this weekend?

Judges admiring BIS Prize

The Raffle

Paul, Daphne & Doug - Our Kitchen Crew with ….Lotsa, Lotsa Puds…

Pats Choccy Cairn Biccies


And Finally -  A BIG THANK YOU!!

to all who attended this years event – It is really Appreciated!


 (Brenda)  bdcairns@brenndarcy.co.uk 


Photographs by

Alan & Linda Firth