SATURDAY 2nd SEPTEMBER 2017 - Show Field open from 8:30am.
Held between Hesket Newmarket and Newlands Mill - signposted in the village.
2017 Schedule & Entry Form to, follow soon.
A traditional agricultural show event held every year in September. It aims to celebrate the finest of agricultural traditions with top class livestock, horse and dog sections and it boasts one of the finest exhibitions of animals anywhere in the North of England.
It takes a whole year to prepare, organise and arrange the Hesket Newmarket Show. As soon as one show is over the preparations begin for the next.
New from 2015 we have new horse classes, including Mountain and Moorland, Coloured Ponies, Ex Racehorse/Thoroughbred. Also this year we are hosting the Under 18 / Under 10 stone Cumberland & Westmorland Wrestling World Championship.
This is truly a show for everyone with many other events and attractions taking place throughout the day around the show ground including:
- Cattle - several classes
- Sheep - several classes
- Horses including fell ponies, shetland ponies & heavy horses
- Horticultural and industrial section
- Local Crafts tent
- Side Stalls
- Cumberland and Westmorland wrestling
- Terrier Racing
- Sheep Dogs & Gun Dogs
- Tug of War
- Photography & Art
- Vintage Vehicles
- £5 Adults
- £2 Children 11-16
- Under 11 FREE
- Pensioners £3
- FREE car parking
- Ringside £5
- Catalogue £2.00
||Mary Brough (secretary)
||Hesket Newmarket Show
c/o Mary Brough
|| 016974 78213
M6 exit 41, take B5305 to Wigton. 7 miles then left for Hesket Newmarket.
Follow through Millhouse and onto Hesket Newmarket.
Turn right at village green and follow for Newlands - follow the signs for the show.
Drive down the hill, over the bridge and the show field is 200 yards along that road.