THE NORTH SHOW
  • Saumarez Park,
    Route de Saumarez,
    Castel,
    Guernsey
    GY5 7UJ
  • Wednesday 22nd August - Until Thursday 23rd August
The annual North Show is one of the main events in Guernsey's summer calendar, climaxing in The Battle of Flowers, where locals compete to win the prestigious Prix D'Honneur for the best floral float.

This year The North Show, including the Battle of Flowers, will take place at Saumarez Park on Wednesday 22nd August 2018 and Thursday 23rd August 2018.


Entry Cost

Reduced Rate 2 Day tickets will be available on Saturday 12th August 2017 & Saturday 19th August 2017 from Le Friquet Garden Centre shop from 10.00am until 1.00pm at £9 for adults and £5 for OAPs & juniors (5-15 years old).

Otherwise entry to the show on the gate costs £6 for adults and £4 for OAPs & accompanied juniors (5-15 years old) on Wednesday and £8 for adults and £5 for OAPs & accompanied juniors (5-15 years old) on Thursday. Both days accompanied children under 5 enter free. Car parking costs £2 each day.


Events

The marquee and outdoor displays include Guernsey cattle, goats and agricultural produce, as well as amateur entrants to the fur and feather classes, cut flowers, fruit and vegetables, flower arranging, cakes and baking, and the craft classes such as wood or metal working, embroidery and photography.

The arena will have the usual displays of local talent in addition to off-island entertainment. In the evening the beer tent hosts live music. On both days the show also includes a fun fair, and numerous stall-holders providing refreshments and other items for sale throughout the two days.

There will also be Sheep Racing, Crown and Anchor, Fun Dog Show, Guernsey Velo Club Stunt Team, Pirate Punch and Judy, Story Telling, Street Dance, a large variety of food and trade stands & grand auction of produce.

The Battle of Flowers is held on the afternoon of the second day at 2.30pm and the floats also take part in an illuminated parade in the evening, culminating in a firework display.


To Exhibit

North Show entries are open to those living in Castel, St Sampson and the Vale (North Show). For further details email NorthShowGuernsey@gmail.com or phone 01481 246443 for Fur & Feather or phone 07781 106332 for other entries.

For further information please check the official website for the North Show at: www.northshowguernsey.org.uk


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