Tenbury Show: One of the UK’s Oldest Countryside Shows
Tenbury Countryside Show, also known as Tenbury Show, is an annual agricultural show in Tenbury Wells in Worcestershire, England. The show typically takes place on the first Saturday of August and has been running for over 150 years, making it one of the country’s oldest and most traditional agricultural shows. I took the pictures below during a visit in 2022.
About Tenbury Show
Tenbury Show is a traditional agricultural event celebrating the local farming community and rural life. It typically features a range of attractions, including livestock exhibitions, equestrian events, and horticultural displays. The day out also features competitions showcasing agriculture and rural craftsmanship.
The show attracts thousands of visitors from all over the UK and features a wide range of exhibits, competitions, and activities, including:
- Livestock exhibits: Visitors can see various farm animals, including cows, sheep, pigs, and poultry. Breeders enter many animals into competitions judged by experts in their respective fields.
- Horse shows: The show also has an equestrian focus, with several horse shows throughout the day, including show jumping, dressage, and carriage driving.
- Horticultural exhibits: Gardeners and flower enthusiasts can admire the displays of flowers, plants, and vegetables grown by local growers and gardeners.
- Craft & food stalls: The show has many craft and food stalls. Visitors can browse and purchase locally-made products, including jams, cakes, cheeses, and other artisanal foods.
- Trade stands: Local businesses and organizations set up trade stands at the show, showcasing their products and services.
- Vintage vehicles: Moreover, the show features a display of vintage tractors, cars, and other vehicles, giving visitors a glimpse into the history of farming and transport in the region.
- Children’s activities: For the children, there are plenty of activities, such as a petting zoo, bouncy castles, and pony rides.
- Dog shows: For pet owners, visitors can watch dog shows, including agility and obedience competitions.
- Music & Entertainment: Lastly, the day features live music and other forms of entertainment throughout the day, providing a festival atmosphere for visitors.
Tenbury Show: The Photos
As with many agricultural shows, this one in Tenby Wells is an opportunity for people to come together, learn about farming practices, and appreciate the contributions of the farming industry to the local way of life. It’s a beloved event for locals and visitors interested in rural traditions and the countryside.
Lastly, I hope you enjoy looking at the photos I took below!
Tenbury Countryside Show, Tenbury Wells in Worcestershire.
The Ricoh GR. A point-and-shoot compact digital camera.
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