Winchcombe Country Show
Winchcombe Country Show 2017 - BH MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2017 Following the huge success of the 2016 show, 2017 will be an exciting year for all aspects of the show. Visitors will experience a wonderful day out with plenty of displays, entertainment, dog demonstrations, an array of local foods to eat and lots of stalls offering plenty of shopping opportunities. The annual procession through Winchcombe will start at 11.30am from the Abbey Field Centre in Back Lane. There will be vintage tractors, fancy dress contestants and the Happenstance Border Morris dancers. The procession will arrive at the show site for opening of the show at 2.00 noon. For those who have never attended the show before, the Winchcombe Country Show is a traditional country show with the Flower Show at its heart. There will be many classes featuring beautiful floral displays, arts, crafts, photography, wine cookery and preserves. There will be over 50 trophies to win.
This year the headline act is the On the Edge Stunt Trials Display Team. Using a purpose built truck and obstacles, the stunts and tricks you will see rely on absolute precision, unbelievable balance and a total lack of fear! The lead rider is Jack Challoner, four times British & Italian Champion. The finale promises to be breath-taking.
Alongside the main event, the show will be packed with activities for everyone. These will include the Happenstance Morris Dancers, go-karting, a traditional Punch and Judy show, street entertainment, face painting and much, much more. The show will feature a number of arts and crafts stalls including many stalls selling gifts and local food. There will also be stalls giving you information about the charities and local organisations that operate from Winchcombe.
There will be dog friendly games including terrier racing, dog scurry and have a go agility. Please bring your dogs along so that they can enjoy the day as well. To keep your energy levels up there will be various refreshment stands including a tea tent serving delicious homemade cakes and a licensed bar.
Tickets costs £4 per adult and £2 per child. Family tickets (two adults and up to three children) will be £10.
On Sunday 27 August prior to the show there will be the Run Winchcombe Event at Sudeley Castle featuring a 5k fun run, a 10K hill climb to the Neolithic long barrow Belas Knapp for the more adventurous and a 1k for 10s and under.
A family action weekend for all. Please come along and support this traditional country event. All the profits raised from the show are donated to local charities and local organisations.