Saturday 25 October 2014

The Three Counties Show

Event ended

Editor's Choice

Whether you’re an animal lover, a local produce connoisseur, a keen gardener or are crazy about country pursuits, the Three Counties Show 2012 will send you running for the hills – the Malvern Hills to be precise.

You might have to drive out of the county to discover the best of Gloucestershire farming, food and rural pursuits this June, but a trip to the Three Counties Show 2012 in nearby Malvern is well worth the effort.

Held at the Malvern Showground for more than 50 years, the annual show brings together the finest that Gloucestershire, Worcestershire and Herefordshire have to offer – with a packed schedule of displays, activities and entertainment to please the entire family.

Spread across three days, the show is predicted to include daily parades of more than 900 varieties of livestock, sheep shearing demonstrations and farming displays, country crafts including forestry, farriery and blacksmithing, as well as a motoring village – complete with vintage vehicles.

Equine lovers are expected to once again be treated to qualifying rounds of the Royal International Horse Show and Horse of the Year Show plus other competitions. There is also expected to be a heavy horse village and harness racing, while falcons, ferrets and gun dogs will be showing-off their unique skills at the event.

Once again it is hoped that the Army, Navy and RAF will also all be putting on impressive displays to wow the crowds and there is a fun fair and rides in hot air balloons to keep you entertained throughout the day.

Food and drink lovers will be treated to shows dedicated entirely to cider and perry, cheese and dairy produce, poultry, bees and honey, while in the cookery theatre a special celebrity guest will be letting you in on their professional kitchen tips.

For the green-fingered, there is a flower and garden show. Plus there is also an array of stalls featuring everything from local produce to antiques if you fancy yourself as a bit of a David Dickinson.

With more than 100,000 people expected to attend the Three Counties Show 2012, you will be in good company.

Event:
The Three Counties Show 2012
Venue
Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire
Dates:
Friday 15 to Sunday 17 June 2012
Times:
From 8am to 6pm
Admission:
Ticket prices vary, contact the organisers for more information.
Telephone:
(01684) 584900

© SoGlos

Wednesday 17 August 2011

Your comments...

More events you might like...

Crucible 2 at Gloucester Cathedral

Saturday 25 to Friday 31 October 2014

The world-class Crucible 2 exhibition will see Gloucester Cathedral and its picturesque grounds filled with 100 contemporary...

Head to Tewkesbury High Street for tasty food, as well as arts and crafts, this October.

Tewkesbury High Street Food and Arts Market

Saturday 25 October 2014

The Tewkesbury High Street Food and Craft market will be back again for another day overflowing with award-winning stalls,...

Illustration Awards 2014 at The Wilson

Saturday 25 October to Sunday 9 November 2014

International submissions from both established and emerging artists will decorate the walls of The Wilson, exploring what...

Prepare to be amazed by the WOW! natural history exhibition at Gloucester City Museum.

WOW exhibition at Gloucester City Museum

Saturday 25 October to Saturday 8 November 2014

Discover platypus and hippopotamus, get stuck into an array of hands-on activities and much more in the amazing WOW! natural...

See the winning picture by Lee Acaster at Nature in Art.

British Wildlife Photography Awards in Gloucester

Saturday 25 October to Sunday 16 November 2014

See some stunning shots of British flora and fauna when Nature in Art exhibits the winners of the 2014 British Wildlife...

WOW Exhibition
The Wharf House in Gloucester

Your comments

Facebook

Don’t miss

Instagram

Unmissable highlights