After a record breaking 2016, organisers of the annual Epworth Show are hoping for another momentous day.
The event, which takes place on bank holiday Monday, August 28, has a whole host of attractions for all ages and tastes.
There will be Shire horses, showjumping, cattle, sheep, goats, alpacas, a dog show, vintage cars and tractors, St Bernard dogs, an horticultural tent and much more.
President Simon Bower and chairman Maggie Antcliffe said: “We are pleased to report that our 70th show last year broke all attendance records.
“New to this year’s show is ‘pig racing’ to which I am looking forward to watching, something which I’m sure will amuse all the family, back for another year is the stunt show, and the side saddle which was very
popular last year.
“In the beer tent we have local talent to entertain you all day plus real ale.
“Don’t forget to go see the beautiful Shire horses, along with the cattle, sheep and goats.
“We hope you enjoy your day with us, the committee have worked hard all year to bring you a varied days entertainment and finally a big thankou to our sponsors, members and patrons for their generosity in
supporting our show.”
Timetable of events
9.30am - Bernese Mountain Dogs
10am - Tractor Display
11am - Side Saddle Display
11.30am - The Dog & Duck Show
12pm - Flyin’ Ryan’s Motorcycle Stunt Show
12.30pm - Joseph’s Amazing Racing Pigs
1pm - The Dog & Duck Show
1.30pm - Flyin’ Ryan’s Motorcycle Stunt Show
2pm - Bernese Mountain Dogs
2.30pm - Joseph’s Amazing Racing Pigs
3pm - Shire Horses
3.30pm - Hunt & Hounds Display
4pm - The Grand Parade
5pm - Tug of War Game
Beer tent entertainment
Carol Live – Pop, Mowtown, 70’s to present day
Rick Reed – Pop, soul, Rock n Roll, 60’s-80’s
Juliet Haigh’s Bog Standard Aliens – Unusual covers band
Ian Mather – Folk Musician - plus guests
Carol and Matt – modern covers duo