The 204th Wolsingham Show - the oldest in the UK and the biggest in Durham returns this weekend to the Durham Dales - Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 September. 

Wolsingham Show 2019 in County Durham

The show holds the proud accolade of being the UK’s oldest open-air agricultural show and this year there’s some amazing, fun packed activities for all the family.

Throughout the weekend, families will be able to enjoy an exciting array of countryside activities and family fun from fairground rides and donkey rides to over 100 rural trade stands and Artisan Food Market filled with delicious local produce. 

crowds enjoying the annual Wolsingham Show in County Durham

Visitors will be amazied by Jez Avery Motorcycle Stunt Show on Saturday and can get up close to Aldabra Giant Tortoises in the East Durham College Agriculture Village. 

There’s loads to see and do across the whole weekend - 

Saturday is Agricultural Day

  • Sunshine Panners Steel Band 
  • Judging, Best Beef Bull & Young Farmers/Handlers Class ,Best Pairs, Any Other Breed,
  • Alpaca Clipping demonstration 
  • Falconry Days
  • Jez Avery stunt show
  • Punch & Judy
  • Camel and Pig Racing 
  • Gundog Display Team 
  • Elite Strongman Competition
  • Heavy Horse Display 
  • Ferret Racing 
  • Parade of Vintage Agricultural Tractors
  • Dog Agility Display

sheep on display at Wolsingham Show County Durham

Sunday is Country Fair Day

  • Judging Welsh Ponies, Dales Ponies, Fell Ponies, Mountain & Moorland Ponies
  • Shetland Ponies
  • B.S.J.A Show Jumping
  • Dog Agility Competition 
  • Falconry Displays
  • Gundog Display Team
  • Alpaca Clipping demonstration
  • Judging  Terriers & Lurchers
  • Heavy Horse Display 
  • Ferret Racing 
  • Paul Hannam Stunt Show 
  •  Cumberland & Westmorland Wrestling
  • Punch & Judy
  • Line Dancing with Live acts 
  • Elite Strongman Competition
  • Parade of Hounds 
  • Parade of Vintage Agricultural Tractors & Cars

strong man competition at Wolsingham Show County Durham

On the gate ticket prices £10 Adults (£8 OAP’s), £4 Child (5-16), under 5's go free. A Family Ticket at £25 per day - 2 x Adult & 2 x Children. And car parking is free

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