WHAT'S ON

 PUBLIC CAFE & COFFEE LOUNGE

Refresh and recharge in our new  café and coffee lounge. 

Located within the Rix Pavilion, giving you the opportunity to relax in the air conditioned  premier venue whilst enjoying a wide range of culinary delights and refreshments. 

EDUCATION

In 1854 when the Driffield Agricultural Society held the first Driffield Show, their main purpose for doing so was  to educate as well as provide a meeting place for the local community.  Now celebrating its 144th Show the Society still places education at the centre of its activities.  From its Young Growers' Challenge  to its Wheat to Bread Demonstration visitors can learn something around every corner,

WOOLLEY & PARKS MAIN RING

Thanks to the continued support of our friends at Woolley & Parks Estate Agents we are excited to be able to announce that the Bolddog Lings Motor FMX display team will be appearing at the 2020 Driffield Show. 

 

The nationally acclaimed team has the largest most high tech landing ramp in the world  allowing riders to jump 75ft in the air!

LIVESTOCK SECTION

Many  would describe the Show's Livestock Section as the jewel in its crown.  Attracting a wealth of excellent quality  cattle, sheep and pigs the section allows the public an opportunity to see these animals  show ready.

 

HEAVY HORSE SECTION

Sponsored by the Smailes Goldie Group. The gentle giants of agriculture will be out in force to celebrate the importance these horses have played in our rural heritage.  Visitors will also be treated to the opportunity to see  decorated  and working  heavy horses and teams.  together with working horses 

RYEDALE RESCUE FUN DOG SHOW

Another crowd favourite the Dog Show will take place in its location near to the countryside pursuits area– maybe your dog has the waggiest tail or the kindest eyes - why not enter it to find out?

COUNTRYSIDE PURSUITS 

 

Featuring gun dogs demonstrations around the pond and  the opportunity to improve your fishing techniques..

FARRIER DEMONSTRATION

A rare opportunity to see these hard working ladies and gentlemen in action.

Definitely a must see part of the Show to add to your itinerary.

FUR & FEATHER SECTIONS

Featuring a myriad of  poultry, pigeons, rabbits and cavies.  Has the first prize rosette been awarded to your favourite?

 FOOD HALL & FOOD THEATRE

Join us in the vast Food Hall also incorporating the Food Theatre. 

 

Come and sample the best of local, national and international food and drink.  With a packed timetable of cookery demonstrations from some of our best local chefs.

Everything for the  'foodie' all under one roof!

 

HORSE & PONY SECTION

    

With a high calibre of  exhibitors the equine community will  be well represented throughout the Show with a packed main ring timetable ranging from the Local Ridden Ponies to the Show Jumping Classes.

HORTICULTURE & HANDICRAFT SECTIONS

The Handicraft and Horticulture Sections include a vast variety of classes open to everyone to enter.  Whatever your age or ability there will be a class for you.

This brand new area will include birds of prey, a hands-on experience with mini beasts, giant tortoises and alpacas! To further compliment this zone we are also working closely with the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, the RSPB, the East Yorkshire Bat Group and the National Trust to lay on FREE interactive, educational activities
for children and families to take part in across the Weekend.

ACTIVITY ARENA

The Activity Arena is a real family favourite.  With an action packed timetable running throughout the day and lots of 'have a go' opportunities.  The Activity Arena is the perfect place to meet friends, have an ice cream, sit back and be entertained.

UK FENCING COMPETITION

Sponsored by Fencing & Landscape News  The challenge is to erect approximately 40 metres of high tensile stock netting with two strands of 2.5mm high tensile line wire above and one 2.5mm line wire below. Quite a feat and very impressive to watch!

PLANNING YOUR OWN EVENT?

With fantastic transport links to the rest of the county and hotels just down the road, the Driffield Showground is ideally placed for those seeking a great alternative venue!

- Weddings

- Conferences, Meetings + Seminars

- Caravan Rallies

- Parties, Celebrations + Dinners

- Trade Shows + Exhibitions

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DRIFFIELD SHOWGROUND, KELLEYTHORPE, DRIFFIELD, YO25 9DN
EVENTS@DRIFFIELDSHOWGROUND.CO.UK, 01377 257 494

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