What’s On

Gritchie Brewing Co Main Ring

Be captivated by the 2021 Headline Entertainment!

Fuel 10k Adrenaline Tour, Shetland Pony Racing, Show Jumping, Dorset Polo Display, Vintage and Steam Parade and many more!

Craft & Countryside Area
ft Turnpike Ring

Countryside Sports Demonstrations and Challenges as well as Local Craft Producers in the Craft & Country Stands.

Celebrating the countryside – Turnpike Countryside Ring will entertain you with a full timetable of rural demonstrations. The Craft & Countryside Area also supports local craft people who make or finish their products themselves. 

Savills Heavy Horse Village

Meet the magnificent animals that built British agriculture.

The 2021 Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show is excited to introduce the new Heavy Horse Village featuring a range of displays.


Meet the finest farm animals the region has to offer!

In 2019 the Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show welcomed 600 Sheep entries and 196 Cattle as they all compete for those coveted rosettes and trophies.

BSJA Show Jumping

See a range of competitive fast paced jumping action in the Gritchie Brewing Co Main Ring on both days! 


The Show were Business gets done!

The Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show is proud to be a showcase for Agriculture, welcoming over 70 Agricultural stands of which 15 are Machinery allows us to not just be a fun day out but also a networking event, offering you the chance to meet with fellow farmers and farm workers but also with the dealers, buyers and suppliers for our region.

Atkins Ferrie Wealth Management Food & Drink Area

Try, buy and enjoy the delights of local Food & Drink producers.                  

Find locally produced cheese, cake, cider, coffee, flapjacks, gin and so much more in the Food & Drink Area. The 2021 Area will feature producers outside, surrounding two Tipi picnic areas. 

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Outdoor Shopping Experience

Something For Everyone!

Over 100 outdoor trade stands with everything from clothing to paintings, garden furniture to chiropractors.

Fun, Food & Farming

Hands on learning experiences.

The UK food and farming sector is worth over £112 billion employing over 4 million people. You can learn all about agriculture and the process of farm to food through hands on activities for children and adults.

Sponsored by Friars Moor Vets.

Wessex Square

Browse clothing and accessories to artwork and kitchen utensils.

This shopping mall houses gifts, crafts, professional services, hobbies, activities and more.

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Art Exhibition

See all the creations at the Show.

The Show holds an annual Art Exhibition which received 192 entries in 2019!

Annually the Show hosts an art exhibition, which you can enter! The themes change annually. Interested in entering? Visit our Competitions page here.

Steam, Vintage & Classic Vehicles

View over 80 classic vehicles at the Show.

Come and see the static display and watch them parade in the Gritchie Brewing Co Main Ring on both days of the Show!


The Horticulture Section welcomes over 1,500 entries including flowers, vegetables and cookery!

The Horticulture Marquee is a showcase of talent, featuring 1,500 entries from vegetables to cookery, felt to flowers and even 28 lemon drizzle cakes!


You can even handle a chick! 

Dog Shows

Watch dogs compete for the top prize!

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