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 12.00 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.
On The Edge Motorcycle Stunt Trials Display Team
consists of the world’s best stunt riders, The show has
several stunt bikes leaping 15ft jumps up vertical walls, amazing ʻdrop offsʼ, a full range of freestyle tricks,
some of which can only be attempted by a handful of riders throughout the world, wheelies (back and front wheel!)
Jack Challoner has been competing on motorbikes since he was just 6 years old. He has now been 2 times World
Champion, 3 times European Champion, 4 times British Champion, Italian Champion. Be prepared to be amazed. On The
Edge has kindly been sponsored by our local Warner’s Budgens store located in Winchcombe.
New this year - the bicycle wheel - Stop Press - Help support the Tour of Britain by decorating a bicycle wheel.
These will be judged at the Show and then displayed when the tour comes through on Saturday 9 September, two
classes, 14 and under and 15 and over, schools and clubs are encouraged to enter.
New this year instead of "Its a knock Out" - One Man & his Dog ( main ring) Come and have a go at guiding your
very own sheep dog around an agility course. Your ‘dog’ for the day will be one of your friends or family, blind
folded and it will be you who is the shepherd telling them when to turn right or left, over or under, around the
course. Fastest dog around the course with no faults will win a prize.
Enter (no cost) on the day in the main ring starting at 4 pm in pairs - suitable for any age, young or old.
(Need to enthuse kiddies to have a go)
main event, the show will be packed with activities for everyone. These will include the Happenstance Morris
Dancers, go-karting, 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.
On Sunday 27th 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. Following the
outstanding success and record attendance at the 2016 Show, the Committee was able to give donations to the
| Winchcombe Fire and Rescue
| Radio Winchcombe
| Winchcombe Day Care Centre
| Winchcombe Badminton
| Winchcombe Young Farmers Association
| Winchcombe Play Group
| Winchcombe School
| Winchcombe Parent Teachers’ Association
| Butterfly Garden Charity
| Isbourne Valley School
| Winchcombe Abbey Primary School
| Gretton School
| Winchcombe Conservative Working Mens Club
| Cotswold Way
| Total Donations from Funds Raised at 2016 Show
||2 Adults & up to 3
Would you like to help on the show day?
Helping pour cups of tea for an hour, helping direct traffic, helping run a golf competition? If so,
please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Every volunteer will be entitled to free entry to the show ground and a
complimentary drink at the Bar.
FREE CAR PARK
DISABLED CAR PARKING AREA