Visitors are invited to the Royal Agricultural Society Showground in Northwood, to enjoy plenty of competitions and attractions including carriage driving, falconry displays, livestock champions parade, showjumping, gun dog displays and a horticultural and craft tent, and much more.
A fantastic day out for all the family, combining entertainment and fun with the opportunity to enjoy many aspects of Island country life and farming.
Event Date: Saturday, June 16th, 2012 – 10:00 to 17:00 Ticket Prices Adults – £5. 15 to 18 year olds – £2.50. Children under 14 – FREE.
Animals are at the heart of the show. Come and see the best of the Island’s farm animals: cattle; sheep; pigs; (and poultry). There will be gun dog and falconry displays and horses galore.
The Main Ring is the focus of the Royal Isle of Wight County Show. The action lasts all day. Competitions and attractions taking place include:
Livestock champions parade
Gun dog displays
Horticulture and craft tent
New for 2012
Small animal farm
Bring the family to our wonderful show farm where children can handle small farm animals like lambs, piglets and goats.
Field to Fork
Hear from local farmers about the journey of our food from farm to plate. Meet the growers and producers and taste local foods. You will be able to try your hand at traditional skills like butter making.
Our traditional village green is the perfect place to relax. Have a picnic or cream tea and enjoy the traditional side stalls and fairground attractions like swing boats and a coconut shy. And remember to enter your dog in The Fun Dog Show.
Find our more about Game Keeping, Fisheries and other land-based courses available.
Meet the staff and students from Plumpton College and learn more about game-keeping & management, fishery & land-based and other courses available. At the County Show, see their selection of game bird eggs and photos and have a go at their quizzes and activities. For more info on the college see www.plumpton.ac.uk
This is the show where cattle, sheep and poultry come first visit www.riwas.org.uk website.
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