Past Events

Leicestershire DA

Leicestershire DA  Easter

Post meet: Despite the constant rain and bad weather forecast, Leicestershire DA held their Easter Meet at Normanton on Soar. They had a fun packed weekend for both the children and adults.

The craft sessions were well attended:


Easter Bonnets

Make a ‘Human Easter Egg’

The weekend ended with a very friendly farmer towing all units from the field. There was a friendly gathering of people awaiting the arrival of the tractor with lots of banter and useful conversations.

It was a great relief to see the first caravan towed off the field to the safety of the car park.

Caravan in the mud


was held from Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th June 2018 at

Camper UK Leisure Park, Swinthorpe, Lincs and hosted by

South Lincs DA.

The Opening Ceremony

The Meet of the 2018 Central Counties Regional Meet was declared open by Gordon Barlow, Chairman for Central Counties

Presentations were made.

Chairman of South Lincs DA presenting to the Landowners.

Presentations to Regional Chairman, Gordon Barlow and his wife, Sue.

Presentations to the Immediate Past Chairman, Trevor Cooke and is wife, Ann.

The audience

The Mardi Gras

The theme for this years Mardi Gras was

‘What is your County Famous For?”

Notts DA

The Goose Fair


Raleigh bycycles and Boots the Chemist

South Lincs DA

Lincoln sausage and the Red Arrows display team

Skegness and coastline

Lincoln Yellow Bellies

Individual Entries

Coleman Mustard from Norfolk and Suffolk DA


The Cadac Cook Off

The Regional section of the Cadac Cook Off took part with 5 contestants and was won by Phil Henson with his homemade Beef Burger with an orange and whiskey glaze served in a toasted bun with Stilton cheese and a side of stuffed mushroom.  Phil will now represent the Region at the Cadac Cook Off finals to be held at the National Feast of Lanterns.

The crowds gathered to watch the Cook Off

The contestants had half an hour to cook their chosen dish.

The judges, Liz Stringfellow, Jeanette Fell and Jean Brown oversaw the proceedings.

And tasted each entry.

The winner, Phil Henson was announced and he was awarded his prize of a Cadac Gas BBQ by Dave Sewell, PRO for the Region and organiser of the Regional Cook Off.

The contestants posed for their photograph



Volley Ball Competition 2018

Thank you to Leeds DA Chairman for sharing these photos.





Join us, NHDA for our annual Charity Weekend, Country Fayre & Feast of Lanterns

This weekend we will be holding our Charity Fayre on Saturday 25th, followed

by the auction of vegetables and other items. 

In the evening we will be holding our Feast of Lanterns when you can light up your

unit following the theme of “Westerns”.

See the programme by opening this PDF document

Charity Weekend/Country Fayre/Feast of Lanterns


Join Central Counties Region at this years NFOL.  This year the event is being hosted by North West Region in the beautiful grounds of Arley Hall, Cheshire over August Bank Holiday weekend,  from 23rd to 27th August.   Looks like there will be a full program of entertainment with a few firsts promised.  The theme for this year is ‘Science Fiction’.

If you would like to join the Block booking and camp with fellow members of the Central Counties Region please send a booking form along with a cheque and a pre paid self addressed envelope to:

The Booking Officer, Central Counties Region, 22 Leys Avenue, Desborough, Northamptonshire NN14 2PY

Cheques should be made payable to ‘Central Counties Region C & CC’

Bookings should be in by 23rd April 2018 please.

NFOL 2018 booking form