2017 Other Show Attractions
The Discovery Zone!
As in previous years, the Discovery Zone at Tockwith Show will feature crafts with a rural theme which children (and adults!!) will be encouraged to participate in.
Taking part this year are the very popular Yorkshire Hurdles who demonstrate their art of hurdle making and encourage families to make small examples using hazel coppice.
Phil Lowde, Bear & Lapor Ltd – making stick men
Vivienne Morpeth, felt maker – making felt mice
Di Kirkman – badge making
Tockwith Show Trail – questions to answer around the Showground
RIGGMOOR REINDEER & CO – MINIATURE PETTING FARM
Riggmoor Reindeer are bringing their Miniature Farm to the 2017 Tockwith Show. You will have the opportunity to meet miniature ponies, baby lambs and ducklings. Remember to wash your hands after touching the farm animals!
The Dairy Experience (supported by Arla). Local farmers the Hildreths will be bringing a dairy cow to promote and educate on dairy farming.
All aspects of the Discovery Zone (and breadmaking in the farmers market marquee) are free to everyone who wishes to have a go!!
Returning for 2017 – Archery
Learn the basics with St George’s Archery Club
Kirkbourne Dog Scurry -All Day
Once again it is being run by Darren Kirk of Kirkbourne Spaniels from Penrith.
A scurry is run under the stop watch. The fastest dog wins at the end of the day with prizes down to 3rd place. Each dog will be timed and will have to complete 3 retrieves. The clock is stopped every time the dog comes back to the handler. Any dog can enter there are no restrictions on this. The fastest dog wins!
The President’s Charity Auction
17.00 in the Farmers Market Marquee
This is your opportunity to bid for some of the items that have been on display in the various Show marquees and have then been donated to the auction by there owners. All proceeds from the auction will go to this years President’s nominated charities. Follow the link below for more information.
Other Attractions Include
Cookery demonstrations in the Farmers Market Marquee by celebrity chef Robert Ramsden (10.30, 12.15, 14.00 and 15.00)
Bread Making for Kids (and parents!) in the Farmers Market Marquee every 30 minutes throughout the day.
A variety of demonstrations will take place in the Working Crafts Marquee throughout the day.
Food Lovers Raffle – Prizes include luxury food and drink hampers and vouchers for dining experiences at various local establishments.
Church Service of Holy Communion in the Church Marquee on the Show Field at 10.30
SHIRE & HEAVY HORSES
SHEEP & PIG EXHIBITION/COMPETITIONS
COMPANION DOG SHOW (Held under Kennel Club Rules)
FUR & FEATHER MARQUEE
VINTAGE TRACTOR/MACHINERY SECTION
PRE & POST WAR MOTOR VEHICLE SECTION
YORKSHIRE COUNTRYWOMEN’S ASSOCIATION MARQUEE
“THE TOCKWITH FESTIVALS BAR” (all profits go to local causes)
WETHERBY SILVER BRASS BAND
LARGE CHILDREN’S PLAY AREA
OVER 60 TRADE STANDS
HORSE & PONY SHOWING (From 8.30 in the main ring)
SHOW JUMPING (Pony and Horse) (From 9am in the Show Jumping rings)
FLAT CAP CHUCKING (Wetherby Lions)