Countryside Area Attractions


A range of stands and attractions will be on show in our Countryside area - View our full list.

Mount Grace Gun Dogs

Les Dixon has been a professional gundog trainer for over twenty-five years. He has been touring the country show circuit with his dogs for the last six years. Les shares his training secrets to help you train your own young dog as a gundog

Sticksnbits

Handmade walking sticks and a range of stick making materials

Bill Lowe Stick maker

Selection of walking sticks (some carved) crooks, thumbsticks etc.

Wheal Rose Windsor

Demonstration and display of traditional, handcrafted Windsor chairs.

Avon Valley Ferrets

Based near to Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, Avon Valley Ferrets is a husband and wife team who are passionately dedicated to the welfare and wellbeing of Ferrets, the conservation status of our native Polecat and upholding the traditional ways and true values of Ferreting.

Agricultural Implements

Heritage, Agricultural and Horticultural hand tools of a bygone age.

John Hermansen Pottery

Handmade stoneware, pottery for the home interior & garden

Peter Tree Chairmaker

Fine chairmaking using the best British hardwoods, traditional skills, dedication, and a focus on quality.

Janet Willey

Re-caned chairs for sale and other cane and sea grass items e.g. stools and bird homes.

Rutland Willows

Various items being made of willow for gardens.

Nottinghamshire Beekeepers Association

There will be an observation hive with bees flying so public can see them working and a virtual hive with photos to show the inside of actual hive. Plus, a microscope skep and honey tasting. Honey and candles will be for sale. Children will be able to participate in candle rolling.

Artistic Woodturning and Wood Supplier

Wood blanks and turned items for sale such as Barometers, Cord Pulls, Nutmeg Graters, Wine Coasters, Peppermills, Hotplates, Clocks, Acorn Cord Pulls.

RSPB

Since we started on our mission in 1889, the threats to nature have continued to grow, but we have grown to meet them too. We’re now the largest nature conservation charity in the country, consistently delivering successful conservation, forging powerful new partnerships with other organisations and inspiring others to stand up and give nature the home it deserves.

Giant Tortoises

A rare opportunity to meet Giant Aldabra Tortoise’s!

Chan Browns’ Hand spinning

Ongoing exhibition/ demonstration showing the hand spinning of various fibres including Dog, Cat, Horse, Rabbit, Sheep etc. Bring your hairy pet and give it a brush, then see the hair spun into yarn.

Rand Farm Park 

A variety of farm animals and pets to see. Children will be able to feed Lambs with bottles and handle Rabbits.

Highland Pony Society

Highland Pony Society. Information on the versatile breed which even today is used in Scotland for use as a pack animal bringing stags from the hills after shoots. Please visit the stand to learn about history of the pony.

Derek Tindall & Birds of Prey

There will be Owls, Falcons, Hawks and a Vulture from around the world. They have been used in T.V. and Film. Available for B.O.P experiences, school visits, weddings etc.

Wellhead Upholstery

We will be doing demonstrations in Traditional Upholstery. We will also have items for sale e.g. Chairs, Dog Beds, Cushions and Bunting.

Dukeries Wood Turning

The Dukeries Woodturning Society meets on the first Wednesday of each month between 6pm and 9pm in the Community Workshop, Dukeries Academy, Ollerton, Nottinghamshire. There is a Professional Demonstrator who demonstrates some aspect of wood turning each month. We own our own lathe. We use a video camera to project a view of the demonstrator as he works in close up so that everyone can see in detail what is happening. The society is open to all irrespective of age, race or gender.

Rare Breeds Trust

Display of traditional farm animals on the RBST watch list - Goats, Ponies, Sheep. Information leaflets and books. Merchandise for sale.

Yorkshire woodland products

Wooden Garden Furniture

Rustic Signs 

We make rustic signs using branding irons heated in a blacksmith forge. Also, wooden trugs which we decorate and personalise. Wooden Gypsey Flowers made or a shave horse which we give away.


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Exhibitor news

CALLING ALL CATTLE EXHIBITORS!

We are extending the closing date for entries until Monday 3 April!

 

 

THE SHOW GOES ON  ... but in the light of the recent DEFRA TB pre and post movement policy which came into operation on 6 April we have written to all our cattle exhibitors to make absolutely certain that everyone is aware of the salient points that will have an immediate impact on this year’s show.

We are pleased to announce that the British Goat Society will be awarding the BARONESS BURDETT-COUTTS Challenge Cup for the best qualifying Inspection-Production Goat over two years old and theEGERTON PERPETUAL Challenge Trophy for the AN securing highest points in Inspection and Milking.

These special awards are in addition to the rosettes and certificates annually awarded