Exhibitor Frequently Asked Questions

  • When can put my exhibits to the show?

All inside exhibits can be handed in on the showground the evening before the show or before 10am on show day. Make sure the stewards know your name, address and the class the exhibit is entered in.

  • Where do I put my exhibits?

Shed 2: Pets

Shed 4: Wool / Handcrafts / Photography / Knitwear & Crochet

Shed 5: Eggs / Dairy Produce, Jam & Preserves / Baking / Field & Garden Produce / Garden & Wild Flowers

A map will go up on the website in the days before the show so you know where to find the sheds

  • When can I collect my exhibits?

All exhibits must remain on the showground until 4.30pm (with the exception of pets & dogs). In cases of special necessity, the President or Secretary may grant permission for early removal but only exceptional reasons can justify this as removal of exhibits will spoil the show.

  • Do exhibitors have to pay admission?

Yes, exhibitors must pay for admission to the show

  • When does judging start for livestock classes?

8.30am: Shetland Ponies / Horses & Ponies

10.00am: Cattle / Sheep / Pets

1.30pm: Dogs

  • Where do I take my dog for judging?

The dog judging starts at 1.30pm in the Shetland Cattle ring. Please report to the stewards at the ring at 1.20pm

Visitor Frequently Asked Questions

  • What time does the show open for visitors?

10am. Some of the sheds may be closed for judging from 10am to approx. 12 noon but there is livestock judging to watch and tradestands to visit

  • Where can I park?

There is free parking on the showground, please follow the instructions of the parking stewards.

  • How much does it cost to visit the show?

Adults £7, Bairns £2. There are discount packages for families available online. See here for more details and to buy tickets. Buy your tickets online for faster access onto the showground!

  • How accessible is the showground?

There are Disabled Parking spaces in the Cunningsburgh Hall car park. If necessary, there is some vehicle access directly onto the showground for disabled visitors, please ask at the North Gate.

The showground is a grass field. It is reasonably flat and, provided there hasn’t been a lot of rain, most areas can be accessed by wheelchair. There are roads around the field which give access to each shed where the exhibits are displayed.

Disabled toilet facilities are available in the Cunningsburgh Hall.

  • Is there a baby changing area?

There are baby changing facilities in the Cunningsburgh Hall

  • Can I bring my dog?

Dogs are allowed on the showground but must be kept on a short lead at all times. Also, please do not allow your dog to upset any livestock.