Midland & West of England Great Dane Club

Midland & West of England Great Dane Club

Est. 1948

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PLEASE SEND YOUR UPDATED JUDGING CV’S TOGETHER WITH PASS CERTIFICATES to: Mrs O. Bates, Heyescroft, Northwich Road, Stanthorne, Middlewich. CW10 9JE if you would like to be included on the Great Dane Breed Council  Judges List . Remember A3, B & C lists need to re-apply annually.

Should you wish to be included on the M&WofEGDC online Judges page, also send to Sandy

For application forms and updated qualification requirements click here

Welcome to the official site of The Midland & West of England Great Dane Club where we will endeavour to keep you informed of events & information relating to our beautiful breed, past present & future. We realise that many of our members connect through the show ring but, for those who do not, we welcome suggestions to add items of interest.

Please scroll down the page to make sure you don’t miss any upcoming events & don’t forget to refresh your pages by clicking the reload button on your search bar  

Updated  13/10/2021

Re. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018.  By applying to be on a judges list, it is assumed you are giving permission for your contact details to be made available to general and breed clubs, so that they may invite you to judge at their shows. If you wish to remain on our judges list you need take no action. If however you would like to remove yourself and contact information from our list please email me HERE. Also if you do not wish to be included in the members list at the back of our next annual please email Caroline Wareing HERE

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As of 1st January 2021, the Breed Council Health Sub Committee’s online UK Great Dane Breed Health Survey has now gone live. Please use this link to access the survey SURVEY LINK     

UNDER 25… ?

Are you, or is someone you know, under 25 years of age and wanting to get involved in showing Great Danes ?

Are they interested in joining the Midland & West of England Great Dane Club ?

We are looking for bright, young individuals to join our Club.

You are the next generation.

We NEED You !

The Midland & West of England Great Dane Club Annual 2021, recording events of 2020 is available to view online, just click on the date.

To see previous editions go to the ANNUAL page


For those interested in the result of The Merle Poll Result…  please go to our NEWS pageFor those interested in the most up to date research on The Merle Gene please go to our SEMINAR page

It’s that time of year again…… GET YOUR ADVERTS READY & BOOK YOUR PAGES FOR

The Midland & West of England Great Dane Club Annual 2022

recording events from 2021

To book your pages go to the ANNUAL page

Thank you for your ongoing support by booking pages in our clubs annual, enabling us to continue to produce a pictorial history of our breed. The 2022 Annual will be available free to members and advertisers. It will also be available on sale for £6.50 and published online worldwide later in the year

The committee continue keeping prices down while at the same time being able to produce an interesting, informative and quality publication . To be able to produce the 2020 annual we must have at least 65 pages booked and paid for.  You will be able to book at £45 per page for members and £55 non members. Your adverts reach over 300 members in hard copy & are also available to view worldwide online on our website.

Due to the terrible Covid-19 situation & uncertainty regarding shows being cancelled, we will again include our popular

New Kids on the Block

pages, to showcase all those pups that would have been shown, as well as the Rainbow Bridge section, and Stud pages with pedigrees.

As usual members will receive their Annuals by post or may pick them up at our Colour Format show 2022 (if Covid allows)

Please note: Advertisers, 2021 members, and non members who have paid non members rates, will receive their copy of this years annual. (Membership runs from Jan 1st per annum).

Those who have paid membership after October get 3 months free (but no free annual) and their membership commences from 1st Jan following year.

The Midland & West of England Great Dane Club


31 Class Single Breed Un-Benched Open to All


At Cricket Hall, The Sports Connexion Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Coventry, CV8 3FL

Show Opens: 9.00am

Judging Commences: 9.30am Bitches and 10.00am Dogs

Judges: Dogs - Jill Cranfield      Bitches - John Lockey    Referee - Steve Wareing


ENTRIES CLOSE: Friday 12th November 2021 (Postmark) All wins up to and including 5th November 2021 must be counted when entering this show

ON-LINE ENTRIES CLOSE: Friday 19th November 2021 (midnight)              

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By popular demand, we are pleased to saythat we will be including our Christmas Jumper Competition, with prizes for Best Jumper / Dress and Best Dressed Dane

THE SUE BISHTON COLLECTION SPECIAL AUCTION (part three) to be held at the Midland & West Great Dane club Championship Show. We have 21 lots for sale by auction again, donated by Cyril BISHTON & family, there are no reserves and again all proceeds will go to Liz & Gordon Davies Great Dane Care Charitable Trust.

Payment can be made by cash, cheque or bank/credit card.

Mid West Eng Great Dane CH Schedule Dec 2021[152662].pdf



(By Special permission of the KC)

Held under Kennel Club Limited Rules & Regulations Only undocked dogs and legally docked dogs may be entered for exhibition at this show


At The Arena, The Sports Connexion Ryton on Dunsmore, Coventry, CV8 3FL

Judges: Fawns & Brindle: Miss Linda Coleman (Hartswelin)

Blue, Harlequin, Black & Mantle: Mrs Bridgette Bodle (Lionsridge) Veteran, Brace & BIS: Mrs Christina Chapman (Burkis)

ENTRIES CLOSE: Friday 7th January 2022 (Postmark) All wins up to and including 31st December 2021 must be counted when entering this show ON-LINE ENTRIES CLOSE: Friday 14th January 2022 (midnight)

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