Keswick Agricultural Show 2016

Monday 29th August 2016 - This event has finished

Keswick Show logo

Time: 8:30am
Organiser: Keswick Agricultural Society
Email: keswickshow(at)aol.com
Venue: Pump Field
Address: Braithwaite Old Bridge, Braithwaite
Town: Keswick
County: Cumbria
Postcode: CA12 5TD

Keswick Agricultural ShowThe Keswick Show is a traditional agricultural country show with animal exhibits, industrial marquee, trade stands, arts & crafts marquee, Cumberland & Westmorland wrestling, poultry classes, working sheep dogs, terriers, foxhounds and children's pets.

The Keswick Agricultural Show was founded in 1860 and is traditionally held on August Bank Holiday Monday in a field in Braithwaite on the western edge of town and features both commercial and charity stands. The Show attracts large numbers of competitors, exhibitors and spectators and is a great day out for all the family.

There is a wide range of animal exhibits for judging, including classes for Swaledale and Herdwick sheep, cattle, horse and pony showing. There are also poultry classes and classes for showing working sheep dogs, terriers, foxhounds and children's pets. A large industrial marquee exhibits home baking, produce, flowers and honey, with a strong children's section of three different age groups. As well as trade stands there is a well supported art & craft marquee where there are 28 stalls including paintings, leather craft, photography, jewellery, horn craft, hand spun wool items etc. Car parking is free.

Admission: Adult £7.00 (Seniors £5); Children 11 - 16 yrs £2.00; Under 5s Free  (TBC)

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