There is always something going on in the main ring throughout the day from Shire Horse Classes to Vintage Tractors and Classic cars to YFC Bale challenge.
Don't miss our main ring attraction every year there is a new act in previous years we have had JCB Dancing Diggers, BoldDog Lings Motorbike Display as seen on BGT and even Monster Trucks causing Mega destruction.
This year we have the Red Devil Parachute Display Team who will take to the skies, make sure you’re at the main ring to watch this display be warned they come in fast!
The Accumulator is back in the main ring, who will win this year and who will be caught out by the joker fence.
Various classes take place throughout the day in the Show Jumping arena and once again the Accumulator Class is in the main ring to compete for The Perpetual Jackie Markham Memorial Trophy.
On our Village Green is always a hive of activity, we celebrate traditional crafts by show casing artisans demonstrating their craft from stick making to basket making, stone carving to hurdle making. Why not take a look around and watch the skilful artisans at work.
The popular GIANT tortoises are back on the village green, watch out for the these creatures they move faster than you think.
Also returning back to the village green will be the static display of harriers and falcons see these magnificent birds of prey up close.
Local folk band 'Calling Time' will be entertaining all visitors to this very popular area.
Ivanhoe Archers will again be at Ashby Show and welcome any age and ability to come along and a go. For more information contact David Hammond at email@example.com
The WI inspiring women for over a 100 years!
The WI tent is always a thrive of activity at Ashby Show, go along a see the impressive themed displays from all the competing clubs from floral art to home cooking to crafting they have only the best from local clubs. These women all love friendly competition but which club will raise above the rest to win this year's classes.
There is also every year something for the public to have a go at last year it was making a floral crown. Go find out what's on.
If you are interested in joining a WI club then go head over to find out where your local club is and when they meet.
Counting sheep? There are over 1000 breeds of sheep!
At Ashby show we have a wide range of sheep classes, which include many different breeds. We also have the The Midland Breeder's Texel Club Show.
We also have cattle classes spilt into diary and beef sections. Why not go along to the cattle lines and see how many cattle breeds you know. Judging takes place throughout the morning and exhibitors are always pleased to meet members of the public who go and admire the top entrants from around the region.
There is a full children's entertainment area at Ashby Show with lots of different activities and stalls. We will be welcoming Mini Monster Truck Mania for the very first year!
Back again are the Giant Tortoises, the longest living animals on the planet! See them on the Village Green.
NEW! For this year we have an educational tent, this section has hopes to educate the younger members of public on agriculture and forestry.
9am -11am Shire Horse Judging
11am - 11.45am - Derwent Valley Gundog Display Team
11.45am - 12.15pm Classic cars and Vintage Machinery
12.15pm - 1.15pm Red Devils Army Parachute Display Team
1.15pm - 2.15pm Accumulator Class
2.15pm - 3:00pm Leicester Tigers Big Boot
3:00pm -3:30pm Main Livestock Parade
3.30pm - 4.00pm Modern Machinery Display
4.00pm - 4.45pm Rearsby Lodge Quadrille Team
These can be found in various areas around the Showground. However, picnics are also welcome.
Rubbish bins will be provided around the site. There is a strict NO LITTERING policy around the showground and car parks.
Catalogues are available from the Horse, Cattle & Show Jumping Secretary's Tents in respective areas.
Please go to the Secretary’s Tent, or find the nearest steward who will assist you.
Yes, there is disabled parking for people who hold a blue badge. There are plenty of spaces available, no booking is required.
The public is reminded that this is an agricultural field, and uneven surfaces may be encountered. We advise all visitors to take care whilst walking around the showground. Be aware the weather may affect ground conditions.
Horse numbers are available to collect, only from the Horse Secretary's tent which is located in the Horse Field. Cattle and Sheep numbers will be available in their respective areas, in the Cattle and Sheep Field. Entry numbers will not be available from the Show Secretary's Tent, situated next to the Main Ring.
Carers go free if accompanied by a disabled adult purchasing at ticket. On arrival to the show, you will need to show proof that you are the carer.
All lost property should be booked into the Secretary's Tent, or handed to a steward.do not leave the property unattended. Ashby show takes no responsibility for lost or damaged property.
HDP Medical Services will provide first aid care with a Medical Centre situated next to the Show Jumping Ring, if unsure find your nearest steward who will assist you.
No refunds are given on the day of the show. Write into the show office after the show when your request for a refund will be considered
The showground is open at 8:30 am, with the last entry at 4 pm.
Dogs are welcome at the Show but must be kept on leads at all times. Please do not leave dogs in cars for any reason. Water is provided however we advise you to bring your own as well.
Situated by the Main Ring, near the Members/President’s Marquee
No, parking is free. Do not leave valuables in your vehicle, parking is at your own risk.