Great Yorkshire Show 2017
The Great Yorkshire Show features the best of British farming and is England’s premier agricultural show. Held at the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate it gives first-hand experience of agriculture and rural life through demonstrations and exhibitions as well as a ‘not to be missed’ insight into the very latest in the agricultural industry.
Organised by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society (YAS), it is held each July and attracts around 130,000 visitors over the three days. Dates for the 2017 event are Tuesday 11 – Thursday 13 July which will be the 159th show.
Did you know the Great Yorkshire Show has all this on offer?
- Main Ring displays each day from Yorkshire-based Atkinsons Action Horses - the team behind the equine stars in the two hugely successful TV series, “Poldark” and also “Victoria”
- Top class livestock
- The Land Rover Experience where visitors will be driven round a 4 x 4 course by trained instructors
- Fabulous food, including a Street Food court adjacent to President's Lawn
- A gin and prosecco bar
- Cheese and Dairy Show
- Agricultural seminars return, including informal farm to fork videos
- The Art Show
- Hives and Honey Exhibits
- The Garden Show
- Fashion Show
- Discovery Zone providing hands on activities for children based on a food and farming theme
- Virtual pig tours
- Forestry Arena
- VetSpec Game Cookery Theatre in the VetSpec Country Pursuits Area
- Food Theatre in Hall 1
- Home & Gift Hall
If you enjoy agricultural shows we also have Springtime Live: Monday 1 May 2017 – with lots of hands-on activities, particularly aimed at young families and our Autumn event Countryside Live: Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 October 2017 which features food, farming and rural activities for people of all ages.