Blakesley Show August 2020 Cancelled
In view of the current Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting restrictions on large gatherings, the decision has been made to cancel this year’s Show.
We would like to thank the Hopewell Family for the use of their land, as well as all our Sponsors, Trade Exhibitors, Advertisers, Suppliers, Competitors and Members for their continued support.
We now look forward to next year’s Show on Saturday 7th August 2021, which we hope will be better than ever, providing a great day out for all and allowing us to raise more funds to continue to make donations to deserving charities.
We appreciate your understanding in these unprecedented times.
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Cattle classes include sections for Dairy and Commercial cattle, pedigree Dexters and South Devons, with interbreed classes available for other pedigree breeds. We will once again be taking part in the Heart of England Cattle Championship in conjunction with Kenilworth and Blaston Shows, where cattle exhibitors will be able to accumulate attendance and placings points across all three shows. The overall Championship will be presented during the Grand Parade at Blakesley Show.
The Sheep section of the Show is particularly well supported with over 240 pens of sheep competing in sections for High Health stock, Breeding Sheep, Butchers Lambs and Wiltshire Horn Sheep. In recent years, the Young Shepherd section has gone from strength to strength and last year almost 30 youngsters ranging in age from 2 to 14 years took part.
The final area of competition is in the Roots and Corn section where classes are available for various crops to be exhibited. This section is the oldest in the Show as it was originally founded as Blakesley Horticultural Society.
The Show has an ever-growing number of Trade Exhibitors and attracts around 3,500 visitors each year. There are several catering outlets on site serving a wide variety of food, as well as licensed bars.