Come along to the Handicraft Tent where for the past 13 years fierce but friendly competition has been taking place in a wide variety of skills. Open to all, come and show us what you can do.
Cookery classes, choose from both savoury and sweet, or preserving from jams to pickles.
Handicraft classes, covering, card making, photography, needlecraft and woodwork.
Horticultural section, where you can show your skill at growing vegetables and flowers,
Floral Art, where flower arrangers, can create arrangements depicting given themes.
Children are also invited to enter the classes, with a junior section for all under 18 and a further three separate age sections of under 7, 11 and 15
Visit the displays from local branches of the WI, Ashbourne Vintage Tractor Club, Young Farmers and Ashbourne Camera Clubs, pop in at the Goat tent or enter the competitions in the Handicraft and Horticulture marquee.
- Fun for the whole family
- Come support your local county show
- Free parking on show day
- Food and refreshments throughout the day
- Great entertainment in the Show Rings
- Great shopping and show day offers
Are dogs allowed at the Show ?
YES. We have a Dog Show. – Nevertheless, all Dogs must be kept on a short lead at all times and are not allowed in showing rings apart from in their own classes.
Do you offer a FREE bus service on show day ?
A free return bus service runs from Waterside Park, via The Bus Station and past Preston’s Garage, terminating at the Show Ground. Half hourly from 09.30 am with the last bus 5.00 pm.
Do you have parking nearby on show day, if yes, what does it cost to park ?
We have extensive parking on show day around the show ground and all parking is FREE. There is a forward area for disabled visitors however space is limited.
Do you have accommodation locally for an overnight stay?
There is a wide variety of local accommodation ranging from self catering cottages, through caravan sites, to country house hotels, through out the Peak District Information and locally, These can be found online or can be found through the local Tourist Information Centres as detailed below. Ashbourne - 01335 343666 Buxton - 01298 73153 Leek - 01538 483742.