The Lycetts Festival of Hunting

East of England Showground, Peterborough, PE2 6XE

Wednesday 18th July 2018


This historical event is the annual showcase for the world of hunting.  The Festival includes Foxhounds, Harriers, Beagles, Bassets, Drag Hounds, Bloodhounds, Fell Hounds, Terriers and Coursing Dogs, and highlights the Peterborough Royal Foxhound Show and the 130th AMHB Peterborough Harrier and Beagle Show.  Other exciting   features are the Inter-Hunt Team Relays and prestigious Equine Showing Classes.  In addition there are a multitude of Trade Stands, Catering Stalls and Bars.


The AMHB has organised an annual Harrier and Beagle Show at Peterborough since 1888.  In 2018 Harriers and Beagles from all over the Country, many already Winners of Regional Shows, will gather together at this premier fixture to compete for the much coveted Peterborough trophies.

For many ‘Peterborough’ has become an annual pilgrimage and those who have not attended the Festival before are encouraged to come along and experience this unique and enjoyable occasion.

All tickets allow access to all areas of the Festival:

Advance tickets for are available at a reduced rate of £15.00 (Gate Price £18.00)

AMHB Vice Presidents are exclusive badge holders, listed in the show catalogue, and benefit from forward parking, complimentary catalogue, priority seating in the covered, tiered stands and the opportunity to lunch in the Vice Presidents’ Marquee.

Members of the AMHB and their friends are also invited to the Annual AMHB Dinner at The George Hotel, Stamford, on the eve of the Show.

Click here to purchase Advance Tickets 

Click here for Vice President Ticket Request Form (and to book dinner at the George)

Click Here for the Vice Presidents Lunch Booking Form


AMHB Sponsors and Advertisers include the following organisations, clubs, companies and individuals: The Cambridgeshire Harriers Hunt Club, The Norfolk Beagles Hound Club, Simmal, Calcutts (Henry Keat Hunting Horns), The Coniston Hotel, The George of Stamford, Tattersalls, Llewellyn Humphries Ltd, Cobby Dog, Alun S. Thomas and Cipher Crystal and Bluecuckoo.  New Sponsors and Advertisers are sought.

I would like to Advertise in the Catalogue.  How do I apply?  Click here - Advertising Rate Card

Schedules and Entry Forms will be forwarded to Beagle and Harrier Packs May 2018.  We hope that as many packs as possible will join us in the thrilling atmosphere of the Festival by taking part at the prestigious AMHB Peterborough Harrier and Beagle Show.

 Peterborough Judges 2018:

Beagle Dog Hounds:

M.D. Campbell, Esq., M.H.

H. Gosling, Esq., M.H.


N.D.B. Peel, Esq., M.F.H.

J.B.L. Savill, Esq. (New Zealand)

Beagle Bitch Hounds:

M.J.T. Higgs, Esq., M.H.

T. Duggan, Esq., M.H.