2: Pembrokeshire YFC Junior Public Speaking competition, Narberth CP School, Jesse Road, Narberth, 7pm.

2: Betws y Coed Yule Fair with Snowdonia's only ice skating rink, mulled wine and mince pies, a lantern parade, choir singing and more.

3: East Clwyd Riding Club dressage competition, Deeside College, Flintshire. Web: www.eastclwyd ridingclub.co.uk.

3: National Federation of YFCs international selection weekend.

3: South Wales Sheepdog Trials Association Nursery Final, hosted by Breconshire at Llanafan Fawr.

5: Welshpool Annual Christmas Fatstock Sale to include the show and sale of dairy cattle.

8: Newcastle Emlyn Christmas Fatstock mart. Show and sale of prime cattle, lambs and culls.

9-10 (TBC): Welsh Fine Food and Drink Fayre, Tweedmill, St Asaph, 11am-5.30pm. Laura Thompson: laura@ tweedmill.co.uk or www.tweedmill.co.uk.

10: Flint & Denbigh Riding Club dressage competition, Northop. Bryony Crampton, 01244 541539.

10: All Wales sheepdog nursery trials final. Hafod Bwlch, Rhostyllen, LL14 4DR.

17-18: National Federation of Poultry Clubs Championship Show, Bingley Hall, Stafford Showground, ST18 0BD.

22: Carmarthenshire YFC Queen’s Ball, Oceana, Swansea.

27: Denbigh & Flint and Eryri Hunts traditional combined meet, Sportsmans Arms, Hiraethog, 11am.