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Blaston Show basks under blue skies

Blaston Show was again blessed by the weather gods, glorious weather creating a booming trade for the ice-cream and Pimms sellers. Spectators flocked in, despite an apparently key football match taking place in Russia, and they weren't disappointed. The classic car parade was as impressive as ever with over 40 vehicles, spanning a century of [...]

By |June 26th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Blaston Show basks under blue skies

Forty day countdown to this year’s Blaston Show

Held in Slawston, between Market Harborough and Uppingham, Blaston Show attracts exhibitors and spectators from across the region. There is something to appeal to all family members, from children's entertainment to vintage cars and tractors, cutting edge farming technology, diverse shopping outlets and animals – not to mention a wide range of food and drink [...]

By |May 15th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Forty day countdown to this year’s Blaston Show

Rainbows and VASL named as Blaston Show’s 2018 charities

Blaston Show's committee is delighted to announce its choice of two charities to be beneficiaries of this year's show. Headline charity will be Rainbows, the East Midlands' only hospice for life-limited children and young people. Founded in 1994, its Hospice provides specialist respite, palliative and end of life care to children and young people with [...]

By |March 13th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Rainbows and VASL named as Blaston Show’s 2018 charities

A Diamond Day

There was much to celebrate at this year's 60th Anniversary Blaston Show. In excess of 3,500 people enjoyed the diverse range of countryside activities, from cattle and sheep showing, sheep shearing and equestrian classes to displays of mechanical splendour from across the years. Over 40 vintage tractors of all shapes and sizes were on show, [...]

By |June 26th, 2017|News|Comments Off on A Diamond Day

Blaston Show welcomes new principal sponsor

With less than a week to go until the 60th Anniversary celebrations take place on 25th June, the organisers of Blaston Show are delighted to announce a new Principal Sponsor in the form of Mulberry Developments, a well-established premier regional developer based in Northamptonshire. With new homes at several locations across the region, including Great [...]

By |June 19th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Blaston Show welcomes new principal sponsor

The perfect family day out

In less than two weeks time a large field beside a quiet country lane just outside the village of Slawston will be a hive of activity. Cattle, sheep, goats and horses will be emerging from a stream of trailers, grooming kits will be put to use, and nothing will be left un-polished as the 60th [...]

By |June 12th, 2017|News|Comments Off on The perfect family day out

Get ready to celebrate Blaston Show’s 60th Anniversary

Blaston Show is preparing to celebrate its 60th Anniversary. As ever, it is set to be the perfect family day out, with plenty for all to enjoy. Over 100 dogs take part in the Dog Show each year. Catering for Kennel Club registered and Heinz 57 breeds, both working dogs and family pets can put [...]

By |June 1st, 2017|News|Comments Off on Get ready to celebrate Blaston Show’s 60th Anniversary

Forty day countdown to Blaston Show’s 60th Anniversary

Founded in 1957, Blaston & District Agricultural Society ran its first Show that same year, a small gymkhana. From little acorns, mighty oaks do grow... the Show is now a popular summer fixture, last year drawing record crowds. The 60th anniversary show, which takes place on Sunday 25th June, will be bigger and better than [...]

By |May 15th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Forty day countdown to Blaston Show’s 60th Anniversary