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Saturday 11th September 2021
 
We are very happy to announce that we will be holding a show this year, it will take place on Saturday 11th September at Holme Farm, Gilmonby.

There will be most of the usual classes in the Horticulture and Industrial section, Livestock, Tractors and the ever-popular dog show, unfortunately we are unable to hold classes in the horse and pony section this year.

Schedules will be available on our website and our Facebook page Bowes Show 2021 in early June.

Government guidance regarding Covid-19 will be strictly observed as the safety of our competitors, visitors, volunteers and committee members is our upmost priority. We hope by September all restrictions will be lifted but if things change, we will have to comply with Government Guidance.

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What's happening on the day:

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From the hilarious terrier racing to dog agility displays, see what's happening on the day by clicking on the box below:

For information on parking, directions to the show field and admission costs:

 

JOIN IN THE FUN!

A traditional rural agricultural show and a fun day out for all the family!

 

ABOUT US

Established in 1869, Bowes Show is a traditional rural agricultural show, run by a committee of volunteers, showcasing the heritage and key aspects of local farming life in Teesdale and the wider Durham Dales.

Bowes Show provides a wonderful opportunity for a family day out in the beautiful rural setting overlooking the historic Bowes Castle.  It is a chance for the local community to come together to socialise, show and maintain traditional rural breeds of livestock and traditions of the area. 

 

A great family day out with lots to see and do; main ring attractions, a craft and farmers market marquee, refreshments, trade stands and also classes to enter on the day for our four-legged friends!

For a relatively small rural show we have a vast array of showing classes for different breeds of cows, sheep and horses and it’s a great opportunity to see the animals up close.  The industrial marquee, which is one of the most impressive of the local shows in the number and variety of entries, contains a wealth of skills in baking, flower arranging, handicrafts and photography and is key to encouraging the next generation through the children’s classes!

ADMISSION CHARGES

Adults £6

Child £2

Children Under 5's FREE

Car Park FREE

Show Field Car Park £5 per vehicle

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FIND US

Bowes Agricultural Show

The Parks

Holme Farm

Gilmonby

Bowes

Barnard Castle

County Durham

DL12 9LX

email: generalsecretarybowesshow@outlook.com

OPENING TIMES:

 

Field opens to exhibitors: 7.30am

Field opens to public: 8.50am

Marquee opens for visitors: 1.00pm