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Kingston Maurward


The 11th Dorset Knob Throwing  Festival
Kingston Maurward College DT2 8PX
Sunday 6th May 2018
The Winners 2017
Dorset Knob Throwing Champions Male... Pete Asher 22.70m
 Female... Catrin Vaughan 18.65m
Under 12... Samuel Chinchen  16.40m

Knob Eating Challenge
Andy Unwin retains his trophy with 9 knobs
 Knob Darts Won this year by an under 16 year old,
 Brooke Mescus with a score of 119!

Moores, creators of the famous Dorset Knob, along with Dorset Tea and Dorset Food & Drink partnership all assist us in supporting the unique Dorset event.

  Beside Knob Throwing there will be additional fun knob attractions including Knob Eating, Knob Painting, a Knob & Spoon Race, Guess the weight of the Big Knob, Knob Darts and a Knob Pyramid.  and other more traditional entertainment will be laid on to make this a really enjoyable day out with a difference.

The Frome Valley Food Fest will run along side the Knob Throwing. There will be a the opportunity to sample, taste and purchase a fine range of foods including breads, cheeses, ciders, meats game & poultry, pies, preserves, and puddings in addition to chocolate, coffee and wine supplied by well respected local businesses. 

The aim of the festival is to raise much needed funds for Cattistock Cricket Club, Maiden Newton & Cattistock Football Club, Savill Hall and the Community PLayspace and other local organisations and services.

We look forward to welcoming you in 2018

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  All Photos Rupert Cake and Chris Ould