Summer of Shows
3rd August 2010
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Summer just wouldn't be summer in Guernsey without the annual local shows and the organisers of each are hoping for bigger and better than ever before for 2010.

They shows are steeped in history and are now visited by thousands of locals and visitors to the island.  Each show is unique and guarantees a fun filled day for all the family.

So when are the shows?

The South Show - Friday 13th & Saturday 14th August 2010

The West Show - Wednesday 18th & Thursday 19th August 2010

The North Show - Wednesday 25th & Thursday 26th August 2010


The South Show kicks them off and is being held in the St Martin's Community Centre on Friday 13th August (10am to 9pm) and Saturday 14th August (10am to 7pm).

Fancy Dress Competition
Face Painting
Bric-a-Brac Stall
Photographic Competition
Doggie Talent Competition
Kids Entertainment
and much more

Admission is £2.00 for adults and 50p for children.

For more information, go to The South Show Event listing.


The West Show is being held at L'Eree Old Aerodrome on Wednesday 18th August and Thursday 19th August.

The West Show is Guernsey's premier agricultural and horticultural show and is a traditional country show with many modern aspects and a varied mix of entertainment.

For more information, go to The West Show Event listing.


The North Show & Battle of Flowers is being held at Saumarez Park on Wednesday 25th & Thursday 26th August starting at 9am daily.

The North Show promises lots of family entertainment including:

Agricultural Exhibits
Horticultural Exhibits
Craft Exhibits
Kids Entertainment
"Battle of Flowers"
(where teams compete for the prestigious 'Prix D'Honneur' trophy for best mobile floral float).

For more information, go to The North Show Event listing.


Make sure you don't miss the 3 main local events of the summer, or even better get involved and enter in the competitions.

Enjoy and don't forget you can't go to a show without tasting some local bean jar or having a little flutter on the crown and anchor la!

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