Seminar diary

The Kennel Club provides a number of educational seminars which are run by clubs and societies in order to educate future judges. Below has the contact details for each seminar being run.  

For more information or how to organise an event, please email us.
Please refer to our lists of accredited trainers/judges/presenters.
Date and event Speaker / Accredited trainer Venue Organising body, contact name and phone number
Requirements of a Dog Show Judge

Accredited Trainer, Christina Chapman

Hipping Vale Community Centre, Harvery Street, Oswaltwistle BB5 3LT

Colne Nelson & District Canine Society

Chelsey Harrison
07487 794127

Breed Appreciation Day
Shetland Sheepdog

Jane Hill

Grenoside Community Centre, Main St, Grenoside, Sheffield S35 8PR

Yorkshire Shetland Sheepdog Club

D Rowan
07712 737658


Requirements of a Heelwork to Music Judge

Gina Pink

Hounsdown Community Centre, Hounsdown Avenue, Southampton, SO40 9FG

Dogkind Training 

Jan Debnam


Breed Appreciation Day
German Shepherd Dog

Andrew Winfrow and Malcolm Robinson

Sutton-on-Trent Sports Centre, Grassthorpe Road, Sutton-on-Trent, Newark NG23 6QX

German Shepherd Dog Breed Council

Sheila Rankin 01708 342194


28/08/2021, 10am
Breed Appreciation Day Chow Chow

Sheila Jakeman

Nether Whitacre Village Hall, Station Road, Whitacre Health, Coleshill, Warks B46 2EH

Chow Chow Breed Council

Paul Westley 07734 508392

Breed Appreciation Day

Kevin Davis, Sonia Saxon and Vicky Collins Nattrass

Kegworth Village Hall, Nottingham Road, Kegworth DE74 2FH

British Bulldog Club, Blackpool & Fylde Bulldog Club and East Midlands Bulldog Club

Lorraine Watkins 07545 996564
Hayley Dodwell
07736 831843


Breed Appreciation Day
Labrador Retriever

Margaret Brown

Online Platform

Labrador Club of Scotland
Alyson Lawrence
01506 630053 / 07859 897235

Breed Appreciation Day
Welsh Terrier

Alexandra Witmond

Polesworth Memorial Hall, 20 Bridge Street, Tamworth B78 1DT

Welsh Terrier Club

Isabella Bennett 07412 609279


Breed Appreciation Day

Tim Hutchings

Online Platform

Boxer Breed Council

Vikki Van-Beck 07836 325125

Breed Appreciation Day
Shetland Sheepdog

Margaret Lambert

Village Hall, Kingston Bagpuize, Southmoor, Oxon OX13 5BY

English Shetland Sheepdog Club
John Whitfield

John Whitfield
01458 253358


Breed Appreciation Day
Cocker Spaniel

Joanna Darby

Kegworth Village Hall, Nottingham Road, Kegworth DE74 2FH

North Midland & Eastern Counties Cocker Spaniel Club and Midland Cocker Spaniel Club

Tracey Sherlock 07853 030123


Breed Appreciation Day
Japanese Spitz

Anne Kirton

Kings Stanley Village Hall, Broad Street, Kings Stanley, Stonehouse GL10 3PN

Japanese Spitz Club

Deborah Prout 07714 315699


Breed Appreciation Day
Tibetan Spaniel

Heather Simper

Steventon Village Hall, The Green, Steventon, Abingdon, Oxon OX13 6RR

South Western Tibetan Spaniel Club
Heather Simper

Heather Simper 01235 850289


25/10/2021, Requirements of a Rally Judge

Becky Collier

IABTC, Turbary Rd., Haxey Carr, Haxey, Doncaster, DN9 2JN


Angela White 01427753918 


26/10/2021, Rally Practical Judging

Becky Collier

IABTC, Turbary Rd., Haxey Carr, Haxey, Doncaster, DN9 2JN


Angela White 01427753918 


Breed Appreciation Day
Portuguese Podengo

Jeff Horswell and Portuguese Speaker TBC

Online Platform

Portuguese Podengo Club of Great Britain
Wendy Mooney

Wendy Mooney 01483 235299


Breed Appreciation Day
Field Spaniel

Mrs J Holgate and Mr M Fowkes

Yelvertoft Village Hall, Lillbourne Road, Yelvertoft, Northants NN6 6LJ

Field Spaniel Society

Jill Holgate 01282 865705
13/11/2021 Conformation and Movement (Seminar) Accredited Trainer, Ruth Barbour

Hasland Village Hall, Chesterfield S41 0AY

Northern Golden Retriever Association

Jane Booth 07979 016492


Breed Appreciation Day
Pyrenean Mountain Dog 
Sue Hewart-Chambers

Online Platform

North of England Pyrenean Mountain Dog Club

Marion Sargent
01530 249904

Breed Appreciation Day
Japanese Spitz
Richard Aston, Kennedy Aston and Adell Bowen

Whitley Village Hall, Village Lane, Higher Whitley, Warrington WA4 4EJ

Northern Japanese Spitz Club

Julie Edmondson 07788 236082


Breed Appreciation Day
American Cocker Spaniel
Jackie Price (UK) and Patty Darke (USA)

Yelvertoft Village Hall, Lilbourne Road, Yelvertoft, Northants NN6 6LJ

Home Counties American Cocker Club

Simon Whincup 07739 358077
Breed Appreciation Day
Cocker Spaniel

Michael Masters

Calverleigh Village Hall, Calverleigh, near Tiverton, Devon EX16 8BB

Devon & Cornwall Cocker Spaniel Club, West of England Cocker Spaniel Club and South Wales & Monmouthshire Cocker Spaniel Club

Sally Jane Margaret Ellison 01460 62871
Breed Appreciation Day
Lynn Webster
Drill Hall, Lower Church Street, Chepstow NP16 5HJ
Pomeranian Club of South Wales and South of England Pomeranian Club

Karen Coombs 07368 302054

Amanda Orchard 07958 315373