2023 Events

Simply scroll down for available details of….

1] All our club events arranged for this year,

2] Dates and judges of shows where CCs are on offer for our breed this year

3] The notable overseas BMD event of this year by the Swiss BMD club


Click on each line or the sections below for more details of each forthcoming event OR a report of each once completed.

Crufts – Friday 10th March – NEC Birmingham


AGM – Saturday 25th March – Claverdon Church Centre, Warwickshire

The AGM took place as scheduled and minutes are available, for paid up members only, on request from the Secretary.


Spring Open Show – Sunday 23rd April – Grenoside Community Centre, Nr Sheffield


Coronation Garden Party – Sunday 7th May – Hollowell Steam Rally site, Northamptonshire


Autumn Open Show – Saturday 2nd September Hollowell Steam Rally Site, Northamptonshire

Autumn Garden Party – Sunday 3rd September – Hollowell Steam Rally Site, Northamptonshire


Championship Show – Saturday 23rd September – KC Building, Stoneleigh Business Park, Warwickshire

Please note, all details are given in good faith and the club can accept no responsibility for any amendments, cancellations or honest errors. Anyone visiting any event in this financially and climatically volatile world , including our club events, should always make their own checks before actually travelling. This web site will be updated in the event of any club cancellations or changes and the club’s Social Media would be utilised as well. The dates given below for the General Championship shows, held over several days, are the days on which Bernese are due to be exhibited.

All 2023 Shows where BMD CCs are on offer.

BMD Championship Shows in 2023

1ManchesterJoe SmithSun 22 Jan 23
2CruftsIrene McManusFri 10 Mar 23
3Northern BMDCSandra HallamSun 26 Mar 23
4Working & P Breeds A. of WalesRichard KinseySat 15 Apr 23
5WELKSMark WakelandFri 28 Apr 23
6Birmingham NationalGary LewthwaiteThu 4 May 23
7Scottish Kennel ClubBen Reynolds-FrostSun 21 May 23
8Bath C.S.Mick TaylorSat 27 May 23
9Southern Counties C.A.Dr A Paloheimo SegersvenSun 4 Jun 23
10Southern BMD ClubDarren Clarke
Sun 4 Jun 23
11Three Counties A.S.Tom KellySat 10 Jun 23
12Border Union A.S.Anne GerrardSun 18 Jun 23
13Blackpool & District C.S.Mrs KV GillilandSun 25 Jun 23
14Windsor Dog Show SocietyJane Lilley
Fri 30 Jun 23
15National Working & P B D.S.Stephen AtkinsonSat 15 Jul 23
16Leeds & District C.A.Alison KingSat 29 Jul 23
17Paignton & D.F.A.Keith BaldwinFri 4 Aug 23
18BMD Club of ScotlandCath MoffattSat 5 Aug 23
19Bournemouth C.A.Trish GoodyearSun 13 Aug 23
20Welsh Kennel ClubKaren BirdThu 17 Aug 23
21City of Birmingham C.A.Jenny MillerSat 2 Sep 23
22Richmond Dog Show SocietyDr Gary DybdallSun 10 Sep 23
23Darlington Dog Show SocietyFrank KaneSun 17 Sep 23
24BMDC of GBAnikó Istvánné JuhászSat 23 Sep 23
BelfastSimon LuxmoreSun 24 Sep 23
Scottish Kennel ClubSteve Hall30 Sep & 1 Oct
South Wales K.A.Heather HeadSun 15 Oct 23
Midland Counties C.S.Del RichardsSun 29 Oct
Working & P B of ScotlandGeorge WilsonSat 4 Nov 23
Ladies Kennel AssociationDave KillileaSun 10 Dec 23

2023 Overseas BMD Events of Note

Organised by the KBS, (Swiss BMD club), to co-incide with the World Dog Show being held in Geneva.

Information from KBS

The KBS (Swiss BMD Club) Show 2023 will be integrated into the World Dog Exhibition, which takes place in Geneva. The Bernese Mountain Dogs will be held at the World Dog Show on Thursday and Saturday. The club show will therefore take place on Friday, 25 August 2023.

On Thursday morning, 24. August 2023 a symposium will be offered, a judge’s symposium is planned for Thursday afternoon.

After the club show, on the evening of the 25th August 2023, all Bernese Mountain Dog friends have the opportunity to meet on a gala evening and exchange ideas with like-minded people over a fine meal.

Further information about this event will be published continuously in the Blässipost, on our homepage and on FB.

Reserve this date today and think about a Swiss holiday but staying just oivewr the border in France for these events.


For more details of these events visit the KBS web site


Open the KBS leaflet giving prices of the events



For more details of the hotel nominated by the KBS to host some of these events please click here


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  • Judge's Report and Grand Prix Trophy info added to Photos and results for our 2023 Championship Show held at Stoneleigh in perfect weather. Click here for more information...

  • First reports are available of another amazing Autumn Garden Party which was a great success despite the hot weather. As always, some amazing sights were available so check out our reports here....

  • Main Show Judge's Report ADDED to photos of winners and full results from our Open Show on 2nd September as part of our great Bernese week-end including the Autumn Garden Party....

  • The club is announcing some changes to our remaining 2023 events. Please look at these if you attend our Open Show or Autumn Garden Party....

  • Sunday 7th May This event returned with a real flourish at the new venue, some new activities, great weather, a great turnout, great facility and from all the feedback a great time had by all.   Use this link to see photos, results and reports.....

  • Our Spring show was on April 23rd at Grenoside, Nr Sheffield. The report of the show including photos has started to appear (will take several days) over this link....

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