The Melplash Agricultural Show 2016 is due to take place at the Showground, West Bay, Bridport on Thursday 25th August.
It is one of the largest one day agricultural shows in the area and the only one held by the sea.
Having not lost its traditional roots, it still remains today a showcase and celebration for local farmers, producers, growers and craftsmen in the area.
For those that are not familiar with farming it provides a rare opportunity to find out what is involved, and to trace your food from field and sea to plate!
Attracting around 20,000 visitors a year from town and country, it is no surprise that it is regarded as the South West’s Premier one day Agricultural Show, and is known by regular visitors as the ‘friendly’ Show.
As always there will be a wonderful selection of farm animals to see including horses, ponies and donkeys.
In the popular Countryside Arena, there is terrier and ferret racing, falconry and lots more exciting activities.
Running alongside is the horticultural, floral, handicraft and bee marquees where there is always a fantastic display of exhibits. Not forgetting the fabulous Food Halll and Cookery Theatre‘where you can savour local produce and learn how to cook delicious dishes from local chefs.
This year in the Tool Station main ring visitors will be entertained by Jason Smyth Adrenaline Tour – a breathtaking motorcycles and quad bikes stunt display. They will be joined by the magnificent parade of winning animals, huntsmen and their hounds and beagles, and show jumping.
With this exciting main ring programme, the popular countryside arena, Food Hall and craft marquees, cookery demonstrations, over 300 trade stands, fun fair and much more, it truly is a fantastic day out for all the family.
To keep up to date with all the plans for the Melplash Show, visit www.melplashshow.co.uk.
|Annual Agricultural Show 2016 (25 Aug 2016)|
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Adult - Advance||£14.00 per ticket|
|Adult - On Gate||£16.00 per ticket|
|Child (16 and Under) - Advance||Free|
|Child (16 and Under) - On Gate||Free|
Children are admitted free.
Advanced Tickets: Adult £14
Advanced tickets can be purchased from Bridport, Lyme Regis, Dorchester & Sherborne Tourist Information and from local outlets. Can also be bought on line at www.melplashshow.co.uk
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