This year the Winchcombe
Country Show will be celebrating its 70th Anniversary. Please come and join our celebrations for a
fantastic day out at Winchcombe School Playing Fields on Bank Holiday Monday 26 August 2019. This
year will be marking the 50th Anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 landing on the
There will be a traditional
flower show with many prize winning exhibits to see, great entertainment for all, local foods to
sample and lots of stalls selling local crafts and gifts.
At its heart a true co-operative organisation is socially
responsible and effectively engaged with the communities it serves. At The
Midcounties Co-operative, we aim to involve members and colleagues in supporting
issues that are relevant to where they work, live and learn, and ultimately to help
build strong local communities.
The Midcounties Co-operative Society has more than 700,000
members, and trades in Food Retail, Funeral, Travel, Healthcare, Childcare
nurseries, Flexible Benefits, Phone Co-op and Energy, as well as running a number
of Post Offices.
The Society's mission statement is 'To be a successful
consumer co-operative working towards creating a better, fairer world, and to
enhance the lives of our colleagues, members, customers, and the communities we
Come and visit your local Co-operative Food Store in
Winchcombe on North Street, and learn more about The Midcounties Co-operative and
how to become a member at www.midcounties.coop
The annual procession through
Winchcombe will start at 11.30am from the Abbey Field Community 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 the opening for the show at 12.00
The Winchcombe Country Show
is a traditional event with the Flower Show at its heart. There will be a variety of classes in the
show including floral displays, arts, crafts, photography, cookery and preserves with over 50 cups
This year's main event will
be an incredible BMX show where the riders will fly through the air performing the most breath
taking tricks and stunts.
Entertainment is provided for
everyone throughout the day. There will be a traditional Punch and Judy Show, street entertainment,
go karting and much, much more.
The show will also feature
many stalls selling gifts and produce alongside stalls providing you with information about local
charities, clubs and activities that are in the area.
Dog friendly games will
include dog scurry, terrier racing and dog displays. Please bring your dogs with
To keep you going through the
day, there will be various refreshment stands including a tea tent serving delicious homemade
cakes. There will also be a licensed bar.
Tickets cost £5 per adult and
£2 per child. Family tickets (two adults and up to three children) will be £12.
On Sunday 25 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 Belas Knapp for the more adventurous and a 1k for 10s and under.
Please come along and support
this traditional country show. Profits raised from the show are donated to local charities and
Find us on www.cheltenhamrocks.co.uk