Summer Show 2018

summer show poster 2017Opening by local broadcaster and horticulturalist Anne Swithinbank, who will host a question and answer session “An Audience with Anne Swithinbank”.


Ready for the show – the silverware

DOWNLOAD THE 2018 SUMMER SHOW SCHEDULE and ENTRY FORM here

SHOW DAY PROGRAMME:

8.00 am       Marquee opens for receipt of competition entries

10.00 am     Marquee closes for judging to begin

1.00 pm     THE SHOW TO BE OPENED BY ANNE SWITHINBANK

Throughout the afternoon:

  • Marquee and village hall displayed Show and Craft entries
  • Family Dog Show
  • Children’s races
  • Cream teas, homemade cake and fresh sandwiches in the Village Hall
  • Uplyme Morris Men performances
  • HiDDeN – blues, folk and popular soft-rock music
  • Free steam train rides from Weymouth & District Model Engineering Society
  • A variety of stalls to browse and find something different
  • Munchkins Miniature Shetland Ponies
  • Willow work and Hurdle Maker
  • Cricket Club bar open all afternoon in their pavilion
  • Roland Thompson a farrier known as Nags and Nails
  • Rousdon Spinners in the entrance to the Village Hall
  • Patchwork and Quilting Group
  • Blackdown Poultry
  • Bouncy castle
  • Ice creams
  • Axe Vale & District Conservation Society
  • Dorset Wildlife Trust
  • Butterfly Conservation
  • Blackdown Hills Hedging Association

1.15 pm       HiDDeN – blues, folk and popular soft-rock music

2.00 pm       Uplyme Morris Men
                     Family Dog Show Competition begins.         

2.30 pm       Q&A with Anne Swithinbank

3.15 pm       HiDDeN – blues, folk and popular soft-rock music
Children’s races organised by Vanessa and Jethro

4.00 pm       Uplyme Morris Men

4.30 pm       Presentation of Awards by Anne Swithinbank and
Raffle Draw in the Events Arena

5.00 pm       Exhibits may be removed

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