Families and farmers flock to Garstang Show

A packed day of all things agricultural and more kept the crowds entertained at Garstang Show.

Sunday, 6th August 2017, 4:59 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 11:57 am
Picture by Julian Brown 05/08/17 Winmarleigh Young Farmers pictured left, Izzy Eames, Lucy Raby, Rosie Hewitt, Tom Bennett and Abbie Hewitt with their Pygmy Goat "Mary" Garstang Agricultural show

Visitors of all ages attended the historic show on Saturday at the show field off Green Lane East .

Headlining the main ring was Jamie Squibb with his freestyle motorcycle stunt show.

Astral Circus performed aerial acrobats, juggling, tightrope walking and comedy, as well as providing circus workshops.

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Picture by Julian Brown 05/08/17 Graham Shepherd with nephew Joseph Shepherd (6) pictured during the cattle judging Garstang Agricultural show

Back by popular demand was the live sheep show.

Other entertainment include Little Nippers Lurcher and Terrier Racing, Ridgeside Falconry, the companion dog show and displays by Garstang Gymnastics Club and Garstang and Rugby Club.

Garstang Agricultural. 
Society was formed in 1809, with the aim of being “useful and beneficial to the neighbourhood”, and held its first exhibition in 1813.

The historic Garstang Show show provides an opportunity for farmers, growers and rural businesses to exhibit their produce and skills to the public.

Picture by Julian Brown 05/08/17 Charlene Lillico with prizewinning horse "Marcosie Melody Maker" Garstang Agricultural show
Picture by Julian Brown 05/08/17 Bluey the rabbit gets a quick check from owner Kevin Crehan. Garstang Agricultural show
Picture by Julian Brown 05/08/17 Graham Shepherd with nephew Joseph Shepherd (6) pictured during the cattle judging Garstang Agricultural show
Picture by Julian Brown 05/08/17 Charlene Lillico with prizewinning horse "Marcosie Melody Maker" Garstang Agricultural show
Picture by Julian Brown 05/08/17 Bluey the rabbit gets a quick check from owner Kevin Crehan. Garstang Agricultural show