20 pairs of tickets for Derbyshire County Show are up for grabs

Visitors to this weekend’s Derbyshire County Show and Food Fayre can see livestock displays, death-defying stunts, heavy horses and show jumping and check out mouth-watering treats produced by local suppliers.

Tuesday, 21st June 2022, 3:33 pm
Updated Tuesday, 21st June 2022, 3:35 pm

The popular event is back at Elvaston Showground after a two-year pause due to the Covid pandemic.

To celebrate the show’s return we are giving away 20 pairs of tickets to the event on Sunday, June 26, 2022.

New attractions for this year include Shetland pony racing, giant tortoises, a performance from the lumberjack sports team the Welsh Axemen and the opportunity to walk an alpaca around the showground.

Livestock competitions are a feature of Derbyshire County Show.

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    Stannage Stunt Team will perform death-defying acts including motorbike jumps, high falls and quad bike stunts in the main ring.

    The show will feature all the usual attractions including vintage cars and tractors, craft stalls and floral displays.

    Edward Hicklin, chairman of the Derbyshire Agricultural and Horticultural Society, said: “We are really confident that this year we have a brilliant show lining up with more than 1000 animals and 500 different breeds, from bees to bulls, joining us.

    “As always the livestock competitions will be keeping their place at the heart of proceedings but there will also be scurry driving demonstrations, a companion dog show – which will be open to the public - and a food fayre featuring hundreds of local suppliers.”

    Thousands of visitors are expected to attend the 140th show, with interest fuelled by farming programmes such as Amazon Prime’s Clarkson’s Farm, BBC One’s Kelvin’s Big Farming Adventure and Channel Five’s Our Yorkshire Farm.

    Children are admitted free of charge to the show where there will be plenty of opportunity to learn about animals and the countryside as well as enjoying fairground rides, a climbing wall and ice cream.

    Tickets purchased in advance cost £10 for adults and the under 16s is free of charge. Tickets are available online by visiting www.derbyshirecountyshow.org.uk.

    To be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets, state the name of the site where Derbyshire County Show will be held on Sunday.

    Email your answer, together with your name, address and daytime phone number, to: [email protected] Please state that you are happy for us to share your contact details with the promoter of the ticket giveaway.

    The competition will close on Friday, June 24, 2022, at 11am.

    Normal National World competition rules apply and are available on request. The editor’s decision is final.