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Blaston & District Agricultural Society Show AGM 2019

Following another successful Show last June the Board and Members of The Blaston & District Agricultural Society gathered at The Crown, Tur Langton, for their Annual General Meeting. Show Director, Will Young explained: “A major part of our ethos is to raise money for local charities, and to that end we are able to hand [...]

By |November 2nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Blaston & District Agricultural Society Show AGM 2019

Best ever Blaston

Yet again, visitor numbers to Blaston Show broke previous records. There was a superb number of entries in classes ranging from vintage cars to cattle, more trade stands than ever before, plus the weather gods smiled with blue skies and a cooling breeze. Spectators were full of praise for what was on offer. Jackie and [...]

By |July 1st, 2019|News|Comments Off on Best ever Blaston

Blaston Show – no better way to spend a day in the Leicestershire countryside

Activity levels are increasing in a normally quiet country lane just outside the village of Slawston. In a little over a week a bustling showground will be welcoming a stream of trailers containing horses, cattle, sheep and goats, whose owners will unload their prized animals and commence grooming ahead of judging at the annual Blaston Show. [...]

By |June 21st, 2019|News|Comments Off on Blaston Show – no better way to spend a day in the Leicestershire countryside

The 40 day countdown to Blaston Show has begun

The organisers of this year's Blaston Show, which will be celebrating its 62nd anniversary on Sunday 30th June, are again looking forward to welcoming a diverse range of competitors, visitors and exhibitors to the showground. Held just outside Slawston, between Market Harborough and Uppingham, Blaston Show attracts spectators from across the region. With recently announced [...]

By |May 22nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on The 40 day countdown to Blaston Show has begun

Wishes 4 Kids named as Blaston Show’s 2019 charity

Blaston Show's committee has named Wishes 4 Kids as the main beneficiary of proceeds raised at this year's Show, which takes place on Sunday 30th June. Wishes 4 Kids is a wish granting Charity for children in the Leicestershire area, or being treated in a Leicestershire hospital, who are life-limited, terminally ill, or have suffered [...]

By |April 29th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Wishes 4 Kids named as Blaston Show’s 2019 charity

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