National Bedlington Terrier Club

Kennel Club Registered 7th June 1898

  President: Mr D G Taylor
Tel: 01909 515815
Vice President: Mr E L Hill
Tel: 0191 4206968
Vice President: Mrs A M Emsley
Tel: 01274 637473  Chairman: Mr C Richardson Tel: 0191 2374658
Vice Chairman: Mr M Walshaw
Tel: 01287 652860 


Hon Secretary:
Mrs P Garbutt
56 Butt Lane
LS12 5AZ
Tel: 0113 2631551

   The objectives of the club and it's committee are to promote the ownership, showing,  breeding, also the appreciation and welfare of Bedlington Terriers everywhere. 

It is with regret that the NBTC officers & committee have made the decision to postpone the forthcoming Championship Show. The show was planned to be held, Nr Selby, North Yorkshire. YO8 9PA.

Judge - Mrs Margaret Phillips ( Rathsrigg) on March 27th 2021. 

We will keep all our members, exhibitors & supporters updated on a new date / location / ect as soon as the current conditions allow.

In the meantime, please remain safe & follow the governments guidance.


Clarification regarding the issue of breeders Council Licences which anyone that breeds 3 or more litters in one year should have.  DEFRA staff are not directly involved, i.e. do not visit breeders who apply for a Council Licence.  However, the “council staff” who are responsible for checking prior to granting a licence must ensure that there is compliance regarding the requirements laid down in the following DEFRA publication, please follow the link.


Due to the Corona virus situation and the limited shows in 2020 the committee of the National Bedlington Terrier Club have agreed that all paid up members will receive free membership for 2021 anyone that's already paid in advance their membership will be extended for an extra year. Thanking all of you for your loyal support in these trying times. 


         ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – 2020 & 2021

The Annual General Meeting of the National Bedlington Terrier Club for 2020 also 2021 will take place after the Championship Show on Saturday March 27th 2021, at Thorpe Willoughby Village Hall, Nr Selby, North Yorkshire YO8 9PA.


Due to the situation we find ourselves in the Kennel Club have agreed to the club postponing the AGM of 2020 the agenda for this was included on the balance sheet that arrived with your bulletin in January 2020.


All items for the AGM of the 2021 which you wish to be included on agenda to be in the hands of the secretary by Saturday March 13th 2021.


Nominations for Committee, duly proposed and seconded by fully paid up members, with the written consent of the nominee, who must also be a paid up member of the club, must be received by the secretary Two weeks prior to the Annual General Meeting. No individual who has been a member for less than three (3) years may be elected to the committee.



 if you wish to test your Bedlington Terrier for Copper Toxicosis contact the company below who will provide information for you. 




The Kennel Club have kindly given the club permission to hold two Championship shows in 2021. The committee intend to hold the first on the open show date of 27th March 2021 with 
judge Margaret Phillips (Rathsrigg) 

due to the situation we all still find ourselves in with the Corona Virus the committee are constantly looking at the situation and intend to keep you all informed but the health and safety of all exhibitors and committee is our priority.

The second will be on 17th July 2021 with judge Sylvia Morrice (Mollora)
Hon secretary Pam Garbutt

                                                    Great Gift for all Bedlington Terrier owners
                                    Membership to the National Bedlington Terrier Club for the year
                                    Gift includes, Bedlington book "An Eye for the second Century"
                                                        Bedlington ring clip, Key ring and badge.
                                                cost of £15 includes one years membership, P&P 
                  contact membership secretary   01642 485163 email;


General Data Protection Regulation

We are informing you that the club is compliant with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) that will come into effect on the 25th May 2018 this states we need to inform you regarding the use and storage of your personal data. 

We take your privacy seriously and will only store the personal information we need to administer the club membership which is only accessed by the secretary and membership secretary, it may be made available to the Kennel Club if required also to communicate information that we feel would be of interest to you. 

Data received with entry forms is used for the club to check entries and the compilation of catalogues of which one will be kept in the clubs archives.

The National Bedlington Terrier club will keep such records of member for two years after non payment of  membership then will be shredded.

Whenever we process data we will ensure that we always keep your personal data rights in high regard and take account of these rights. 



                                         The wonderful cake to celebrate 120 years being registered with the UK Kennel Club 



National Bedlington Terrier Club Championship Show Saturday 15th July  


     A presentation was made by Mr Billy Fisher on behalf of The Bedlington Terrier North East 
the sum of £275 money raised by Bedlington Terrier owners many thanks to all
 The donation was handed to Mrs Sheila Baldwin rescue co-ordinator of the National Bedlington Rescue 



 We have made a few changes to the lay out and hope our new Home Page will point you in the right direction for “up and coming” events throughout the year. Our officials and committee are happy to help in any way they can. Why not become a member? Membership runs from 1st December to 30th November. Nomination forms are available from the Membership Page or from membership secretary Julie Oxbury 

& Secretary: Mrs P Garbutt on