Our events

Photo of dog show

We have various events going on throughout the year. We have a dog show and fete twice a year, we hold coffee mornings on a regular basis and hold lots of other events including bric-a-brac sales, events with other local companies and we are currently planning an open day.

Below are some of the events we have coming up in the coming months. We are always planning new events so keep checking back on this page, or on our blog, to see the new things we have planned.

Next Event:

Saturday 27th May - Car Boot - Newland, field opposite Hawthorn Lane - 8am - 12pm

We will be in the field opposite Hawthorn lane, selling some of our donated goods, raising funds for the shelter. Goodies for sale will include

  • Bric-a-brac
  • Books
  • Toys
  • Pet goodies

Sunday 4th June - Companion Dog Show, WARS Site - 10.30am - 4pm

Join us for our companion dog show, where you can enter you dog into our breed classes, our novelty classes or both. Alongside the dog show we have a host of stalls including

  • Bric-a-brac
  • Books
  • Pet goodies
  • Tombolo
  • Raffle
  • Plant
  • Refreshments
  • BBQ
  • And more……

You will also be able to by a program on the day which will enter you into a raffle for some extra special prizes.

It’s always a great day and a fantastic way to support WARS. Come along with your family and friends, 2 and 4 legged. If you have had a dog from us we would love to see you for a catch up, or if you just want to come along to show your dog off, we would love to see you.

Here are the classes for the upcoming Dog Show:

Breed classes - Judging starts as 11.30am. Judge: David Nightingale

  1. Any Variety Puppy
  2. Any Variety Working & Pastoral
  3. Any Variety Hound &Utility
  4. Any Variety Gundog
  5. Any Variety Terrier & Toy
  6. Any Variety Open
  7. Any Variety Veteran (7yrs. or over on day of show)
  8. Child handler (under 14yrs old on day of show) The above classes are restricted to pedigree dogs recognised by the Kennel Club

Novelty classes - Judging starts as 12.30am. Judge: Pauline Freeman

  1. Veteran (7 yrs. or over on day of show)
  2. Brightest Eyes
  3. Best Condition
  4. Cutest Puppy 6 to 12 months
  5. Prettiest Bitch
  6. Most Handsome Dog
  7. Best Brace
  8. Best Crossbreed
  9. Best Mover
  10. Waggiest Tail
  11. Best Rescue Dog or Bitch
  12. Best WARS Rescue Dog or Bitch
  13. Best Six Legs
  14. Dog or Bitch Judge would most like to take home
  15. Best Rescue Trailhound
  16. Best Trick


Upcoming Events 2017

  • Saturday 20th May - Car Boot - Newland, field opposite Hawthorn Lane - 8am - 12pm
  • Sunday 4th June - Dog Show - WARS Site 10.30am - 4pm
  • Saturday 17th June - Women’s Self Defense Class with Mac Gilmour - United Reform Church Hall, Malvern Link - 10am - 1pm
  • Friday 7th July - Coffee Morning - Guildhall, Worcester 10am - 12pm
  • Saturday 15th July - Table Top Sale - United Reform Church Hall, Malvern Link - 10am - 2pm
  • Saturday 19th August - Car Boot - Newland, field opposite Hawthorn Lane - 8am - 12pm
  • Sunday 3rd September - Grand Fete & Fun Dog Show - WARS Site 1pm - 4pm
  • Friday 6th October - Coffee Morning - Guildhall, Worcester 10am - 12pm
  • Saturday 14th October - Table Top Sale - United Reform Church Hall, Malvern Link - 10am - 2pm
  • Friday 8th December - Grand Christmas Coffee Morning - Guildhall, Worcester 10am - 1pm
  • Saturday 16th December - Table Top Sale - United Reform Church Hall, Malvern Link - 10am - 2pm


This list is not exhaustive, we are always planning other events. Please check back on this page or see our Blog for upcoming events.