Winchcombe Country Show
Monday 28th August 2017
Winchcombe Senior School
12.00 noon to 5.30pm
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.
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.
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 following organisations:
| 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 call
Sarah Day 01242 602395 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Every volunteer will be entitled to free entry to the show ground and a complimentary drink at
FREE CAR PARK
DISABLED CAR PARKING AREA