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Welcome to the website of County Durham's biggest and best open air Agricultural Show (also England's oldest!).
You'll find everything you need to visit us or take part in our amazing, fun packed weekend of agricultural life.

What's on Show Saturday:

PLEASE NOTE: THESE TIMES MAYBE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

08.00 a.m. Show-ground Open

09.00 a.m. Coloured Horses, Judging Ridden Hunters. Judging Riding Ponies , Sheep Dog Trial

10.00 a.m. Judging in the Arts & Crafts Marquee & Sports Horse in Hand

10.00 a.m. Judging Best Cow & Calf  Pedigree & none Pedigree, Fur and Feather

10.30 a.m. Judging All  Sheep Classes, Dairy  Cattle; Best Beef Cattle, Highland Cattle,  Dexter Cattle Dog Agility Competition -Weardale Dog Agility Club (West End Garage Arena)

11.00 a.m. Driving Classes, Horse Driving Classes Following Championship Judging Classes 1 - 3  Side Saddle 

11.00 a.m.  Mount Grace Gundog Display Team (East Durham College Agriculture Fields)

11.15 a.m. British Blue, Limousin, Hereford

11.30 a.m. - 12.00 LIVE MUSIC Sunshine Panners Steel Band (Large Marquee next to Arena 2)

11.45 a.m.  Gawin Holmes Heavy Horse Display ( Derwent Logs Main Arena)

12.00 noon  FerretWorld Racing  (East Durham College Agriculture Fields)

12.00 noon Judging, Best Beef Bull & Young Farmers/Handlers Class ,Best Pairs, Any Other Breed, Champion of Champions,Veteran Horse ,Alpaca Clipping demonstration (StageCoach Showground)

12.15 p.m. Falconry Days  ( Derwent Logs Main Arena)

12.15 p.m. - 1p.m. LIVE MUSIC Wonder Dogs (Large Marquee next to Arena 2)

 

1.00 p.m. Punch & Judy (Stagecoach N.E. Main Showground)

1.00. p.m. The Adrenaline Tour  Stunt Show  ( Derwent Logs Main Arena)

1.15p.m. - 2 p.m. LIVE MUSIC Midnight Rose (Large Marquee next to Arena 2)

 1.30 p.m.  Mount Grace Gundog Display Team (East Durham College Agriculture Fields)

1.30. p.m. Elite Strongman Competition (Bescol Motors Arena)

1.45 p.m.  Gawin Holmes Heavy Horse Display  ( Derwent Logs Main Arena)

2.00 p.m.  FerretWorld Racing  (East Durham College Agriculture Fields)

2.00 p.m. Parade of Vintage Agricultural Tractors ( Derwent Logs Main Arena)

2.15 p.m. GRAND PARADE of all Prize Winners  ( Derwent Logs Main Arena)

2.15 p.m. -2.45 p.m. LIVE MUSIC Sunshine Panners Steel Band (Large Marquee next to Arena 2)

2.30 p.m.  Alpaca Clipping demonstration (StageCoach Showground)

2.45 p.m. Falconry Days Ring  ( Derwent Logs Main Arena)

3.00 p.m. - 3.45 p.m. LIVE MUSIC Wonder Dogs (Large Marquee next to Arena 2)

3.15 p.m. The Adrenaline Tour  Stunt Show  ( Derwent Logs Main Arena)

3.40 p.m.  FerretWorld Racing  (East Durham College Agriculture Fields)

3.45 p.m. Harness Racing  ( Derwent Logs Main Arena)

4.00.p.m. Alpaca Clipping demonstration (StageCoach Showground)

4.00 p.m. - 4.45 p.m. LIVE MUSIC Midnight Rose (Large Marquee next to Arena 2)

4.00 p.m.  Mount Grace Gundog Display Team (East Durham College Agriculture Fields)

What's on Show Sunday:

PLEASE NOTE: THESE TIMES MAYBE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

8.00 a.m. Show-ground Open

9.00 a.m. Judging Welsh Ponies, Dales Ponies, Fell Ponies, Mountain & Moorland Ponies

9.00 a.m. Reg. Standard Shetland Ponies Reg. Miniature Shetland Ponies following above judging.

9.30 a.m. B.S.J.A Show Jumping. ( Derwent Logs Main Arena) Judging in Horticulture Marquee

10.00 a.m. Judging K.C. Dogs, Farrier Competition

10.30 a.m. Rugby Club Training (West End Garage Arena 10.30- 12.00pm)

11.00 a.m. Falconry Days  ( Derwent Logs Main Arena)

11.15 a.m. Mount Grace Gundog Display Team (East Durham College Agriculture Fields)

11.30 a.m.  Alpaca Clipping demonstration

11.30 a.m. Judging  Terriers & Lurchers (Cock of the North) (East Durham College Agriculture Fields)

11.45 a.m. Gawin Holmes Heavy Horse Display  ( Derwent Logs Main Arena)

12.15 p.m. The Adrenaline Tour  Stunt Show ( Derwent Logs Main Arena)

12.15 p.m.  Elaine Hill Sheepdog Demonstration ( West End Garage Arena)

12.45 p.m. Dales Trot ( Derwent Logs Main Arena)

1.00 p.m. Cumberland & Westmorland Wrestling (East Durham College Agriculture Fields), Punch & Judy

1.00 p.m. Counrty & Western Hoedown - Live music from Kentucky Rain, Thornhill, Fire in the Wire & PJs Linedance Disco (Large Marquee next to West End Garage Arena)

1.00 p.m. Jez Avery Stunt Show ( West End Garage Arena) Alpaca Clipping demonstration

1.15 p.m.  Falconry Days  ( Derwent Logs Main Arena)

1.30. p.m. Elite Strongman Competition (Bescol Motors Arena)

1.30 p.m. Judging Terriers & Lurchers (Open Show) (East Durham College Agriculture Fields)

1.30 p.m. Mount Grace Gundog Display Team (East Durham College Agriculture Fields)

2.00 p.m. Parade of Hounds from The Braes O Derwent, Weardale Beagles  ( Derwent Logs Main Arena)

2.15 p.m. Elaine Hill Sheepdog Demonstration ( West End Garage Arena)

2.30 p.m. The Adrenaline Tour  Stunt Show ( Derwent Logs Main Arena)

2.45 p.m.  Alpaca Clipping  demonstration

2.50 p.m.  Jez Avery Stunt Show ( West End Garage Arena)

3.00 p.m. Parade of Vintage Agricultural Tractors & Cars ( Derwent Logs Main Arena)

3.30 p.m. Mount Grace Gundog Display Team (East Durham College Agriculture Fields)

3.30 p.m. GRAND PARADE of all Prize Winners  ( Derwent Logs Main Arena)

4.00 p.m. Gawin Holmes Heavy Horse Display  ( Derwent Logs Main Arena)

4.15p.m. Sale of Produce (Horticulture Marquee)

News Updates:

30th July 2018
Upcycle Marquee
Please note the Upcycle Marquee is now fully booked.
21st June 2018
What's on...
Just above you'll see we've added our timetable for this years Show. We look forward to seeing you there. Book your tickets online now and save 10%!!
https://www.wolsinghamshow.co.uk/buy-tickets
18th June 2018
Weddings...
Lovely wedding held in The Barn this weekend. Venue available to hire for a variety of occasions including weddings, parties etc. Please visit https://www.wolsinghamshow.co.uk/hire-our-show-ground-and-barn to see photos and for further information on hiring The Barn and our show ground.
15th June 2018
More new sponsors...
We're extremely grateful to the following companies for joining us this year...
Stagecoach North East - Wolsingham Show Ground Sponsors. Derwent Logs - Main Arena Sponsors. Taste Durham - Food Market/Marquee. All Tied Up - Shopping Marquee. Diamond Dogs - KC Dogs. Lookers - Handmade/Upcycled Marquee.
30th May 2018
Terriers and Lurchers...
Schedule now available to download. from our Exhibitor schedules page.
24th May 2018
Judges...
We've updated our Judges on the 'What's On' page, we still have a few to confirm.
8th May 2018
More Schedules available....
We've now also got Heavy Livestock, K.C. Dogs and Sheep Dog Trial schedules available here...
https://www.wolsinghamshow.co.uk/exhibitor-schedules
3rd May 2018
Arts, Crafts & Horticulture....
Schedule now available to download....
https://www.wolsinghamshow.co.uk/exhibitor-schedules
2nd May 2018
More Schedules...
We've added Fur & Feather, Goats and Vintage Tractor Schedules to our
Exhibitors Schedules page, more schedules will be added soon.... https://www.wolsinghamshow.co.uk/exhibitor-schedules
24th April 2018
GDPR Compliance Statement
We take your privacy very seriously and work to the highest standards to keep your data safe. We welcome the introduction of The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force on the 25th May 2018, as it provides everyone with an opportunity to reflect upon the measures in place to protect data.
Wolsingham Show is committed to compliance with all relevant EU and Member State laws in respect of personal data, and the protection of the rights and freedoms of individuals whose information we collect and process in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Ongoing compliance is embedded in all processes and policies throughout our organisation.
18th April 2018
Show Jumping Schedule now available...
Schedule and application are on-line now....
https://www.wolsinghamshow.co.uk/assets/media/Show.Jumping.Schedule.2018.application.pdf
3rd April 2018
Food Market Filling Fast!!
If you are hoping to book a stall to go in our Food Market at this years Show please be aware it's filling up fast! Booking forms available here....
https://www.wolsinghamshow.co.uk/trade-stand-applications
28th February 2018
Wolsingham Show AGM
Our AGM will be held on 13th March starting at 7.30pm at Wolsingham Constitutional Club. Open to all Wolsingham Show Members, further details will be sent soon.
27th February 2018
Vintage Cars/Motorcycles.
The entry forms for anyone wishing to display a vintage car or motorcycle are now available to down load here:
https://www.wolsinghamshow.co.uk/exhibitor-schedules
27th January 2018
Early Bird Tickets - Save ££'s now!
We've uploaded our new postal ticket application form to the 'Buy Tickets Here' page.
25th January 2018
HORTICULTURE IS BACK!
We will have a great Horticulture section back this year on SUNDAY!
25th January 2018
Milking Goats...
We will have milking goats on Saturday and Sunday this year.
24th January 2018
SHOPPING MARQUEE
Please note, we have changed the name of the 'indoor craft stalls' marquee to Shopping Marquee this year to reflect the more diverse people and businesses we have to share with you. The booking form is available now on our 'Trade Stand Applications' page.
17th January 2018
Sponsors & Advertisers
After such a successful Show in 2017 now is the time to book your advertising and sponsorship deals before it's too late. Get your business seen by tens of thousands of visitors and an ever growing online community. Check out what's available on the 'Advertising and Sponsorship' page above!
10th January 2018
Trade Stand Applications 2018
We've updated all our Trade Stand applications for this years show and they're available to download now.
2nd September 2017
Online ticket sales close at 1pm today
29th August 2017
Trade Stands...
Please note: Trade Stand applications are now closed. Thank you.
25th August 2017
PLEASE NOTE!!
We can not accept card payments for entry to the show. Cash or pre-paid tickets only.
24th August 2017
PLEASE NOTE!...
Entries are now closed for rabbits, cavies, pigeons and poultry.
Cattle, horses, sheep entries STILL ACCEPTING UNTIL SUNDAY!
24th August 2017
Zip Wire!!!
The Zip Wire's back!!! Great fun :-)
22nd August 2017
Show Sunday Evening Party....
We've made some changes this year and we have the FANTASTIC Frog On The Tyne playing in the NEW, BIGGER Members Bar from around 6pm Admittance strictly with Members Badge ONLY! Great value Membership tickets are available now from Committee Members and in Wolsingham from The Black Lion, Sixes and Sevens & Lifestyle in the Market Place. Members badges can also be purchased during the show from the Secretary's Office.
19th August 2017
KC Dogs/Goat Sections
PLEASE NOTE: Entries for these sections are now closed.
19th August 2017
ALL OTHER SECTION ENTRIES....
PLEASE NOTE: Check applications as ALL sections close next week!!
19th August 2017
Food Hall...
Please note, we can't accept any more applications for the Food Hall as it's booked up. Thank you to all our traders and we'll see you in a couple of weeks.
15th August 2017
Horticulture & Clay Pigeons
Unfortunately there will be no horticulture section this year. We expect to have it back up and running next year. There also won't be a Clay Pigeon Shoot this year but we will be assessing the viability of having one next year, space permitting.
7th August 2017
Wolsingham Show Golden Ale
Our lovely Golden Ale is back on in the Black Lion in Wolsingham, pop in for a pint or two before buying your discounted Show tickets!
4th August 2017
Free Lunch Tickets!
Order your tickets on-line now and we will pick a purchaser who will receive 2 x Lunch tickets for the Show. That's a 3 course lunch - For two - For FREE! and all because you bought an early - cheaper - ticket!! Draw open until 5pm Saturday, winner picked on Sunday.
2nd August 2017
Industrial Schedule Updated
Please note, Rosé has now been added to the Homemade Wine section.
2nd August 2017
Tickets in stores now...
Early Bird Tickets are now available to buy in Wolsingham from The Black Lion, Lifestyle and Sixes & Sevens!
4th May 2017
Tickets Available now!
you can now buy early bird tickets on-line from our 'buy tickets here' page.

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