THIS YEAR

The Honiton & District Agricultural Association hold their 128thshow on Thursday, 2ndAugust 2018. The main ring will be buzzing with activity; fantastic acts including Bolddog Lings Freestyle Motocross Team, Honda’s official and the UK’s number one motorcycle display Team. “The Sheep Show” is back with its humorous, show all about sheep, not to miss is the sheep shearing and their “dancing sheep”! Meet Sheridan the Sheepdog and Pumpkin the Pony an enchanting and magical duo, Sheridan rides his remotely controlled tricycle and stops to chat to amazed children.  A very exciting attraction is making a flying visit to Honiton – two exhilarating aerobatic displays performed by Viper Aerobatics flying a beautiful Pitts aeroplane.

The lower field incorporates all that is countryside with hurdle making, ferret racing, a blacksmiths guild, 100 Vintage Tractors, The West of England Hound Show,  The BHBA Marquee showcasing the fantastic businesses within the Blackdown Hills and surrounding market towns and villages, a Dog Show, comprising both pedigree and fun classes for the pet pooch. If chickens are your interest we have a fantastic Poultry show and sale. We have entertainment in abundance for children with Professor Twistopher’s Punch and Judy, and Donkey Rides.  New for 2018 – The Honiton Show Home Baking & Preserves Competition, make a “Honiton Show Stopper” or a cake for the President of the Show, we have classes for the under 11’s too!  We are delighted to introduce another wonderful attraction to Honiton in 2018;Vintage and Classic Cars, we are proud to host the Crash Box & Classic Car Club where in the region of twenty will be on display.

Learn all about Rare Breeds, The Rare Breed Survival Trust will be in attendance;

RBST DEVON SUPPORT GROUP – DO YOU KNOW WHO THEY ARE?

The Rare Breed Survival Trust (RBST) Devon Support Group has been around in the County for over 25 years.  They are dedicated to breeders and enthusiasts of our rare and native breeds here in Devon.  They want to touch the whole of Devon to educate and inspire you to know of the rare and native breeds in Devon, so much so that they attend colleges and schools to inspire and educate our next generation.  Feel free to contact Kim Brook, Secretary kim@kbrook.co.uk, T: 01566 783232 or John Mills, Chairman T: 01805 804494

A Food Hall bursting with local produce and Food Courts to tickle every taste bud.  We have over 400 trade stands – shopping and interest for all. The great news is we are holding our admission charges for 2018 so advance tickets are JUST £14.50 for a whole day of entertainment.  For further details on the show, schedules or details on becoming a member of the Association please contact the secretary on 01404 41794 follow us on twitter @honitonshow1890.

 

 

For further details on the show or details on becoming a member of the Association with all its benefits please contact the secretary on 01404 41794.