69th Winchcombe Country Show
Bank Holiday Monday 27th August 2018
Winchcombe Senior School
Greet Road GL545LB
12.00 noon to 5.30pm
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Winchcombe Country Show will be held at Winchcombe Senior School Playing Fields on Bank Holiday Monday 27 August
2018. Come and join us for a fantastic day out for all the family. There will be a traditional flower show,
with many prize winning exhibits to see, a wide range of entertainment, a variety of dog demonstrations, local
foods to sample and lots of stalls selling local crafts and gifts.
The annual procession through Winchcombe will start at 11,30am from the Abbey Field Community 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 the opening of the show at 12. 00 noon.
The Winchcombe Country Show is a traditional country show with the Flower Show at its heart. There will be
many classes in the show including floral displays, arts, crafts, photography, wine, cookery and preserves with
over 50 cups to win.
This year’s main event will be an incredible gymnastic team called Parkour Live. This amazing group show will
show what is humanly possible using body power alone. Their performance of ninja and catlike movements is
mind blowing. Imagine Ninja warriors, James Bond stunts and Spider-Man rolled into one. That is Parkour
Alongside our main event, there will be a wide range of entertainments for everyone. This will include a
traditional Punch and Judy Show, face painting, street entertainment, bungee jumping and much, much more.
The show will also feature many stalls selling gifts and local produce along with stalls providing you with
information about local clubs, activities and charities that are in Winchcombe and the surrounding area.
Dog friendly games will include terrier racing, dog scurry and displays from the Pirton Gun Dog Display team.
Please bring your dogs along so that they can enjoy the day as well.
To keep you going throughout the day, there will be various refreshment stands including a tea tent serving
delicious homemade cakes and a licensed bar.
Tickets cost £5 per adult and £2 per child.
Family tickets (two adults and up to three children) will be £12.
On Sunday 26 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
A family action weekend for all the family. Please come along and support this traditional country
event. Profits raised from the show are donated to local charities and organisations.
More information about the Show and Run Winchcombe will be available on this web site during the year. Check
out our Facebook and Twitter pages too.
Following the outstanding success and
record attendance at the 2017 Show, the Committee was able to give donations to the following organisations:
Gretton School PTA
Little Princess Trust
Overbury Bowling Club
Pirton Gun Dog
Winchcombe Badminton Club
Winchcombe Fire Brigade
Winchcombe Gardening Club
Winchcombe Senior School
Winchcombe Senior School year 11
Winchcombe Table Tennis Club
Winchcombe Tennis Club
Winchcombe Young Farmers
Winchcombe Working Mens Club
Cotswold Voluntary Wardens
Isbourne Valley School
Temple Guiting School
Winchcombe Daycare Centre
Winchcombe Football Club
Winchcombe Junior School
Winchcombe Senior School PTA
Winchcombe Surgery PPG
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Every volunteer will be entitled to free entry to the
show ground and a complimentary drink at the Bar.
FREE CAR PARK
DISABLED CAR PARKING AREA