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Kenilworth Show

MAIN RING ATTRACTIONS

Our main ring showcases some great entertainment for all the family to include displays, entertainment and competitions. We have parades to include livestock, modern & vintage machinery and classic cars.

EXHIBITORS

We always have a wide range of exhibitors.  Each year we have a few of the following attend the show. From ferrets, hunt displays, bird of prey, sheep dog displays, sheep shearing, beagles, farrier and a mini zoo.

TRADESTANDS

Over 125 trade stands from arts and crafts, jewellery, homewares, through to artisan breads and pies in our indoor trade marquee and clothing stalls, garden furniture, plants and local club stands and not forgetting agricultural machinery and tractor stands outside.

LIVESTOCK

From around the country, cattle & sheep exhibitors prepare and show their prizewinning livestock to the public and judges attracting around 100 head of cattle and over 200 head of sheep over 25 breeds.

Interested in having a trade stand, click here to find out more.

EQUESTRIAN

With classes for all abilities the equine area is bustling with activity for all horse enthusiasts. Heavy Horses and Horse and carriages will be putting on a fantastic display both in the main ring and equine rings.

MODERN & VINTAGE MACHINERY

A fantastic display of modern and vintage machinery on display.

HOMECRAFT MARQUEE

With over 600 entries the home craft marquee displays the local talent from a schedule of over 80 classes including specific classes for men in the bakery section and classes for under 18’s, with prize money at stake and cups. It always proves to be a spectacular display.

COUNTRYSIDE AREA

The BASC shotgun coaching is designed to offer an opportunity for those who already shoot, or feel they would like to try with the advantage of some expert tuition. Enjoy a lesson from a qualified coach, covering eye dominance, safe gun handling, correct stance, gun fit, gun mount and how to hit a moving target. The fee includes the cost of cartridges, clay targets, eye and ear protection, the loan of a shotgun and a shooting vest.

DOG SHOW

Bring your dog and enter them in to one of our classes. We have various dog displays and exhibits in the dog show arena from 10.30 am with the dog show classes start at 2 pm.  Click here to find out more.

Entries for our Homecraft competitions are now open. Click here to find out more.

CHILDREN’S ENTERTAINMENT

Bouncy castles, jeeps, mini quads, crazy golf and last man standing to name a few, there should be something to keep all ages entertained.

Opening Times

The Kenilworth Show is open from 9.00 am until 5.30pm. Last entry to the Showground is 4.30pm

EDUCATIONAL AREA

A designated area for education for all the family from milking cows, learning about seeds and plants and the wildlife needed for the plants to survive and thrive. The sheep shearer returns to show you how to get the wool off the sheep, which then goes to the spinners who turn the wool into yarn and dyeing in spectacular colours which then go on to make fantastic garments. The Rare Breeds Survival Trust will be bringing an array of animals to view and talk about.

CLASSIC CARS

A wonderful display of Classic Cars. 

To enter your car as an exhibit at the show and also our classic car competiton please follow the link.   Classic Car Entry

Tickets

We encourage you to purchase your tickets online in advance to get the best possible price. Advance adult ticket price is £15.00 and all under 16s enter for FREE. Please note that all children will still require a ticket to enter so please add them to your choice of tickets when purchasing. Advance tickets are now available. Buy Tickets

You will find more ticket information and help with purchasing tickets here.

Covid-19

The health and safety of our visitors, exhibitors and volunteers is our priority. The Kenilworth Show is committed to ensuring a safe environment for all. We shall be following Government legislation and guidelines in relation to Covid-19.

The extra safety measures we shall have in place include

  • Encouraging all visitors to purchase advance ticket sales online, your ticket will be emailed over to you to print at home
  • Managing the flow through the showground
  • Providing additional wash stations throughout the showground
  • Following government legislation and guidelines

Handwashing & Hygiene

In addition to the Covid-19 requirements, we always advise that anyone coming into contact with livestock washes their hands immediately afterwards. There will be additional hand washing stations around the livestock area.

Disinfectant mats are situated at the entrance to the livestock area and must be used upon entry and exit.

Emergency

In the event of an emergency, a steward will be able to assist you.

First Aid

This is provided by the Sharman First Aiders. If you need their assistance at the show, please speak to the nearest steward who will be able to help you.

Dogs

Dogs are very welcome to the show, but are to be kept on a lead and under control at all times. Dogs are strictly not allowed in the livestock areas. Dogs are not to be left in cars for any reason.

Lost & Found Children

Any children lost should be taken to the secretary’s office.

Lost & Found Property

If you lose or find any valuables/lost property on the showground please report/take items to the Secretary’s office located next to the Members marquee. We advise you not to leave your belongings unattended at any time. The organisers will not be responsible for any loss of property at the Show. 

Toilets

Toilets are situated at various locations throughout the showground. We also have some facilities for disabled visitors.

Baby Change

We are able to offer a specific quiet area with facilities for baby changing and feeding.

Disabled Visitors

We have specific parking for our disabled visitors. Please show your Blue Parking badge to any of the parking attendants and they will direct you to the nearest space. Please be aware that disabled parking is limited so please arrive early to ensure a space. 

Catering & Bars

There are numerous catering units located throughout the showground supplying a variety of foods to suit all tastes. 

Cash Facilities

Card payments are to be encouraged and you will be asked to make transactions by contactless payments where possible. There are no cash ATMs on the site.

Information Points

Information can be obtained from the Secretary’s office next to the Members Tent.

If you have any further queries please contact the Show Secretary.