Far Forest Countryside Show

Far Forest Society Countryside Show
11th and 12th August 2018

Gates open at 9.30 each day

Saturday 'til 11pm Sunday 'til 5pm


Steve will open the show on Saturday 11th and John will present the Horticultural Show prizes on Sunday 12th. Both will be around the ground to chat with and get autographs/selfies with.


Map of the Showground

For 2018 our theme is Roald Dahl. There is story telling in the Tipi with On The Floor Theatre - come and meet the BFG - and a treasure hunt around the ground for children of all ages to find the book references.

Stannage International Stunt team return for a thrilling main arena display.

Live music all day including One Tree Canyon, Mumbo Jumbo and, headlining on Saturday - The Official Receivers.

Saturday evening entertainment in the Tipically Inspired Tipi is from Rebooted £2 entrance after 5pm. Food available and Bars open


Join us and Get involved!


Many of our visitors are interested in attractions that reflect the fact that we are a countryside show. So we have a significant number of animal exhibits where people in the past have interacted with farm birds, sheep, pigs, and horses among others, as well as more exotic creatures such as alpacas and traditional country pursuits such as falconry. The hardware of living in the country is always a feature with our ever popular tractor rides and exhibits that show off farm machinery including classic tractors and stationary engines.

The live music stage, located near the food court and bar is always a wonderful and varied entertainment. Other entertainment around the ground often includes bouncy castles, pony rides, water zorbes, bungee trampolines and our ever popular tractor rides.

Trade stands around the show represent a wide range of products and services from lamps and candles to pet food, pocket money toys to personalised slate plaques. Further interest in the Craft and Hobbies Marquee where homecrafters demonstrate and sell the products of their hobby - cards, candles, fabric-work, chinaware, wicker craft or willow work to name but a few.

Food is of course of paramount importance when out for the day so we aim to provide a wide range from sandwiches and home made cakes made by the Far Forest WI through Cream Teas to Gourmet burgers. The food marquee is always a great attraction with locally produced products on sale to take away. Breads, cheeses, pickles, drinks, ice-cream are often in the mix each year.

There is a licensed Bar and teas and coffees are also on sale around the ground - so why not grab a drink, sit back and enjoy the entertainment. On the Saturday evening entertainment goes on until 11pm.

The Far Forest Society Countryside show is an annual show run entirely by volunteers of the Far Forest Society. If anyone is interested in joining the society or helping out at the show we would be delighted to hear from you.
Please get in touch using the "
Contact Us" link.

small sample from our show for more pics check out our gallery

The Show is held annually on the weekend containing the second Sunday in August.
The first show was in 1902 and has a rich history having been opened by the UK Prime Minister on more than one occasion. To find out more of our history click 'About Us'

The show takes place on our own showground:

Far Forest Pavilion / Showground
Tenbury Road (A456)
Callow Hill
Nr Kidderminster
DY14 9DA

As a charity, the Far Forest Society relies on the Annual Show for the majority of its income. If you would like to donate towards the society please use the button below. All the proceeds from fundraising go to support sporting activities for the local community. See the society's website www.farforestsociety.btck.co.uk for more details.

Countryside show
Far Forest Countryside Show  - Pictures

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