Agricultural Show Guide – What’s On In 2022

Agricultural Show Guide – What’s On In 2022

With winter fast drawing to a close, we've got good news... Days out are back on! For the last few years, many of the most anticipated annual events have been cancelled. But thankfully, most of them are returning, and set to be bigger than ever! If you're ready to celebrate life out in the countryside this summer, there's no better way than by visiting an agricultural show. A great chance to catch up with family and friends, keep reading to see if there's one happening near you!

Agricultural Show Guide – What’s On In 2022
Agricultural Show Guide – What’s On In 2022
Agricultural Show Guide – What’s On In 2022
Agricultural Show Guide – What’s On In 2022

Royal Lancashire Agricultural Show

Where: Salesbury Hall, Salesbury Hall Road, Ribchester, PR3 3XR

When: 22nd July – 24th July 2022

Do you live in Lancashire? Head over to Ribchester this summer to check out the Royal Lancashire Agricultural Show! What’s on? Loads! Three days of non-stop action, there’s a local artisan food & drink marquee, a children’s village, medieval jousting, an outdoor shopping mall, a craft marquee, vintage tractors, a ferret display, Shire horses, a Hawkeye Falconry display, dog agility demonstrations, an army display, a children’s funfair, donkey rides, a beer tent, music and loads more. As if that wasn’t enough, there will also be lots of country, pet and equestrian competitions including horse showing, show jumping, a Shetland pony grand national and classes for poultry, rabbits, goats and family dogs. Tickets are available online now.

Royal Cheshire County Show

Where: Royal Cheshire County Show Ground, Tabley, Knutsford, WA16 0JF

When: 21st June – 22nd June 2022

Whether you compete or simply spectate, the Royal Cheshire Country Show is the event of the season! Equestrian classes in 2022 are expected to include light horses, heavy horses and show jumping. That’s not all though, there will also be competition categories for dogs, pygmy goats, dairy goats, commercial sheep, rare breed sheep, cattle, pigs, rabbits, poultry, pigeons, flowers, cheese, wine, honey and more! An action packed weekend celebrating the very best of rural life, there’s plenty to see and do. More information will be available very soon, so be sure to head over to their website for updates.

Royal Three Counties Show

Where: Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6NW

When: 17th June 2022 – 19th June 2022

Looking for a weekend of food, farming and family fun? Get yourself over to the Royal Three Counties Show! Boasting an entertainment arena, food and drink festival, gardening hub, farming village, countryside arena, equine village and special celebrity guests, it’s got it all! Packed to the brim with exciting competitions, classes at this year’s event include bees and honey, cheese and dairy produce, various equine events, farriery and smithing, a flowers show, the cider and perry championship, livestock, poultry and sheep shearing. With over 6,000 animals to see, and loads of outdoor activities, the kids are sure to love it (handy since how they go free!). To take part or book tickets head over to their website.

Royal Norfolk Show

Where: Royal Norfolk Show, Dereham Road, Costessey, Norwich, NR5 0TT

When: 29th June – 30th June 2022

The largest 2-day agricultural show in the country, Royal Norfolk Show offers an experience unlike any other! With 700 trade stands, over 3,000 animals, an action packed Grand Ring Programme, Norfolk’s biggest food and drink experience and loads of attractions, the options are endless. This year’s competition line up includes light horses, scurry driving, cattle, sheep, pigs and goats. While you're there, don’t forget to take a look at the garden village, growing stage, farriers displays, the countryside ring, the Broards Village or the Norfolk Farm Machinery Club. Tickets are available now.

Great Yorkshire Show

Where: Railway Road, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate HG2 8NZ

When: 12th July – 15th July 2022

Celebrate all things great at the Great Yorkshire Show! An event that’s stood the test of time, 2022 will mark the show’s 163rd year. Throughout the four-day extravaganza there’s loads to see and do, including cookery demonstrations, displays, an art show, flowers and horticulture and shopping. Not all classes have been confirmed yet, however there’s likely to be a whole host of national and regional competitions, showing off the very best horses, ponies, dogs, sheep, cattle, poultry, pigeons, rabbits and more.

Royal Welsh Show

Where: Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells LD2 3SY

When: 18th July – 21st July 2022

12 hours a day for 4 days, the Royal Welsh Show offers 48 hours of exciting entertainment! With competitors and visitors travelling from far and wide, don't miss out this summer. With a range of activities, the show has something for everyone including forestry, horticulture, crafts, countryside sports, shopping, food and drink. There’s also livestock shows celebrating the best horses, cattle, sheep, pigeons, poultry, pigs and goats. Not to mention competitions for shearing & wool handling, homecrafts, dairy products, tree felling, pole climbing, wood chopping, farriery, tug-of-war and more! Schedules are yet to be confirmed, so be sure to head over to the website closer to the event for more information.

Agricultural Show Guide – What’s On In 2022

What To Wear

After two summers of restrictions, is your wardrobe more slouch pants and sweats than smart and stylish? Take a look at our top picks, perfect for out and about at this years agricultural shows!

1. A Wax Jacket

Whether the sun is shining or the clouds are looming, be sure to pack a wax jacket. A countryside classic, they're made from cooling cotton with a water repellent wax coating, great for staving off those summer showers.

Barbour Men's Amblewood Wax Jacket

Barbour Men's Amblewood Wax Jacket

Barbour Ladies Flowerdale Wax Jacket

Barbour Ladies Flowerdale Wax Jacket

Hoggs of Fife Caledonia Wax Jacket

Hoggs of Fife Caledonia Wax Jacket

2. A Shirt

Smart and stylish, a casual shirt is the ideal attire for any agricultural show. Tucked into a pair of jeans with a belt, you'll soon look the part for a fun filled day out with friends or family.

Joules Women’s Amilla Dropped Shoulder Shirt

Joules Women’s Amilla Dropped Shoulder Shirt

Barbour Thornley Thermo Weave Shirt

Barbour Thornley Thermo Weave Shirt

 Barbour Women's Alena Shirt

Barbour Women's Alena Shirt

3. Country Boots

People flock to these outdoor events in their thousands, so grass soon becomes mud! With this in mind, if you'd rather avoid spending your day trying to keep your smartest shoes clean and tidy then a pair of country boots is essential!

Ariat Windermere II H20 Country Boots

Ariat Windermere II H20 Country Boots

Dubarry Galway Country Boots Black

Dubarry Galway Country Boots Black

Dublin River Boots III

Dublin River Boots III

4. A Hat or Cap

Whether you opt for a fashionable felt hat or a traditional flat cap, the right head wear is a must! Not only is a hat the perfect way to finish off your look, they're also great for keeping the sun out of your eyes while you enjoy the action.

Dubarry Gallagher Hat

Dubarry Gallagher Hat

Hoggs of Fife Men's Herringbone Waterproof Tweed Cap

Hoggs of Fife Men's Herringbone Waterproof Tweed Cap

Hoggs of Fife Perth Crushable Felt Hat

Hoggs of Fife Perth Crushable Felt Hat


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