This years Burwarton Show takes place on Thursday 1st August, and I have enjoyed myself all the previous years I have gone – especially once I’d located the beer tent,lol. This year the events taking place in the Main ring are -THE IMPS MOTORCYCLE DISPLAY TEAM, who are doing two performances during the day, THE WHITCHURCH DOG DISPLAY TEAM, who are also doing two performances and there will also be a SHEEP SHOW taking place all day with SHEEP RACING. There will also be Entertainment for the children at various times throughout the day, including the Jill Fielding Band, The Bell Inn Brass Band, Puppetree – Punch & Judy show, Magic Russ and the Itchy Feet Appalacian dance groupElsewhere There will also be a Horse Shoe Making Competition, and For those interrested in all thing culinary, there are also series of Cookery demonstrations run throughout the day. There will also be a wide range of trade stands offering everything from agricultural machinery through to tools, clothing, footwear, garden equipment and much, much more.
The Bridgnorth Scarecrow Trail,will also be taking place,with the aim of raising money for worthy causes andproviding an additional attraction for people to enjoy. All trade stands are also being invited to join in byeither making or hosting scarecrows. There will also be a Craft Demonstration Marquee, with various traditional handicrafts being demonstrated, such as Strawcraft and Corn Dolly Making, coracle making and hedge laying. There will also be a display by the Severn Valley Handcraft Guild.If you find yourself feeling hungry there is also a Food Hall selling various foods and beveridges. There is also A Horticulture Marquee for Home grown fruit, Vegetables and Home made Wine, Jams, pickles and Honey, as well as a Conservation/Countryside area with Fly Casting Demonstrations, as well as an Owl display and much,much more.This Being an agricultural show it wouldn’t be right without a A full range of Heavy Horse, Cattle, Sheep, Pig, Goat and Horse & Pony classes, on show, being judged, with the events being held in accordance with DEFRA regulations current on Show Day, and for those of you, who like me, enjoy seeing vintage farm machinery, tractors, traction engines, steam rollers and stationary engines, there will be plenty in attendance.