Winchombe Country Show



Winchcombe Country Show

Monday 28th August 2017

Winchcombe Senior School

12.00 noon to 5.30pm

Run Results 2017 are HERE

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 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)

Alongside the 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.  F
ollowing 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 £1,000 
 Radio Winchcombe £200
 Winchcombe Day Care Centre £2,000
 Winchcombe Badminton £500
 Winchcombe Young Farmers Association £1,000
 Winchcombe Play Group £500
 Winchcombe School £2,500
 Winchcombe Parent Teachers’ Association £500
 Butterfly Garden Charity £500
 Isbourne Valley School £250
 Winchcombe Abbey Primary School £250
 Gretton School £250
 WAM £200
 Winchcombe Conservative Working  Mens Club £200
 Cotswold Way £100
 Total Donations from Funds Raised at 2016 Show £9,950

Gate Prices

Adult No Concessions £4
Child Under 16 £2
Family 2 Adults & up to 3 Children £10

Helpers Welcome

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 Every volunteer will be entitled to free entry to the show ground and a complimentary drink at the Bar.