The Great Yorkshire Show - England's Premier Agricultural Event

Tuesday 10 - Thursday 12 July 2018

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Fast Facts

Fast facts all about the Great Yorkshire Show

Annual cost of staging the Great Yorkshire Show £3.4million
Attendance at the 2016 show   135,026 
Record attendance – (2006)     135,111
First attendance recorded at the Great Yorkshire Show (1842)  6,044
Number of Championship awards & prizes  598
Number of judges    264
Number of trophies & cups 272
Approximate number of animals competing 8,500
Number of cars parked  45,500
Straw provided for livestock 125 tonnes
Purchase of the showground at Harrogate 1949

 

                                                                        

                                                                                                                  

                                                                                                                 

                                                      

                                                                                               

                                                                                                                                             

                                                                                                                              

                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Food facts

Great Yorkshire Show visitors and members are cooked and catered for by CGC Event Caterers of Garforth, Leeds.

Here’s their approximate shopping list for the three-day event (excluding sales to general public around the 250-acre showground).

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