Burwarton Show

The 126th Burwarton Agricultural show took place 3 August 2017 in Burwarton, Shropshire. The event has won many awards including the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service which was created in 2002 during Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee, in order to recognize excellence in Voluntary Services carried out by groups in the community. The show includes displays of Livestock pigs, Poultry and Horses. Judging of Pig classes with the Kune Kune pig Society providing active demonstrations of Pig Handling and a sheep-shearing competition. In the main arena there are Magnificent Shire Horses Doing Ploughing Demonstrations, Show Jumping, the Hawkeye Falconry Display, the Devils Horsemen Cossack trick riding, a vintage Tractor Parade, Vintage Land Rovers, decorated Heavy Horses, Mounted Fancy Dress, a Wild West Spectacular, the Young Farmers Tug o’War, The Royal Logistic Corps musical ensemble, Show Jumping, the Bob Hoag Sheep dog display, The White Helmets Royal Signals Motorcycle display Team, A Cavalcade of Vintage tractors courtesy of Bridgnorth Vintage Machinery Club, a parade of decorated Heavy Horses, grand Parade of Livestock and Horses, a Grand Parade of Carriages, Parade of Foxhounds and the Inter Hunt relay team, A sheep-shearing competition will be taking place. The Knowles Vintage Diary will also be demonstrating. There is also a vintage Bentley and the KLSI Military Vehicle Display. There are also lots of Stationary Engines on Display.

Trade stands, include agricultural machinery, food, shopping, crafts, conservation, handicrafts, horticulture, home produce and Honey. Other attractions included the opportunity of taking an alpaca on a mini-trek around the Mill Pool in the conservation area, the Knowles Vintage Diary, a vintage Bentley and the KLSI Military Vehicle Display. There were also plenty of vintage Tractors and Stationary Engines on Display. The British Ironwork Centre, created a pop-up charity garden featuring metalwork flowers and There was also a Scarecrow trail raising funds for Oak Farm in Ditton Priors.

There is also plenty to eat and drink, The public catering facilities include local food producers, G&R Tudge from Richards Castle, Keysells Farm from Tenbury Wells and P Faulkner from Richards Castle. Severn Valley Roasts with their popular pig roast, Ascari from Hereford, providing dining facilities, and the Ludlow Brewing Company providing bar facilities in the Members Pavilion. There is also 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 group

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