Forthcoming Events

We are looking forward to 2017 show season, where we will be attending many Country Shows and Food Festivals over the next few months, all of which will be shared below.

On a weekly basis, you will always find us at:

THURSDAY: Winchester Market

FRIDAY: Winchester Market

SATURDAY: Winchester Market & Salisbury Market

SUNDAY: Burley Market (Generally throughout the Summer months)

The Kelmarsh Country Show is one of the first countryside attractions to kick start the game fair season, bringing yet another set of first class demonstrations and countryside activities to the Kelmarsh showground.

Held over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend within the spectacular grounds of Kelmarsh Hall, the Kelmarsh Country Show is set right in the heart of the Northampton and Leicestershire countryside and provides a stunning backdrop to the incredible countryside activities and championship events that take place there.

The Kelmarsh Show: Kelmarsh Hall, Northamptonshire, NN6 9LY

The Surrey Food Festival will be held at Old Deer Park, Richmond-Upon-Thames on 22rd April 2017 when the gates will be opened at 10am for a thoroughly extravagant foodie sensual assault. Local businesses will be showcasing an exquisite range of different food & drink, traders will be demonstrating and selling their products in the Marketplace and there's even a Kids Zone to keep your little ones entertained while you indulge. Local charities will benefit from the proceeds.

The Surrey Food Festival - Old Deer Park: Old Deer Park, Twickenham Road, Richmond, Greater London, TW9 1WS

Grand Designs Live, proudly sponsored by Anglian Home Improvements, returns to London’s ExCeL from the 29th April – 7th May 2017. Running for 9 days, the show offers visitors a unique opportunity to see all the latest trends for the home as well as many products never seen before. Based on the Channel 4 TV series, and presented by design guru Kevin McCloud, the event is packed with over 500 exhibitors, across seven different sections offering ideas and inspiration for your very own Grand Design, however big or small.

 
 
ExCel London: Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London, E16 1XL

 

As one of the latest additions to Countryman Fairs portfolio, we are thrilled to welcome you back to the Broadlands Country Show, which will take place at Hampshire's historic Broadlands Estate during the bank holiday weekend of Sunday 30th April and Monday 1st May 2017. 

Set within the spectacular grounds of the Broadlands Estate, the family-orientated show will boast world-class field sports competitions, have a go opportunities, as well as exhilarating acts and displays.

 

 

Broadlands Country Show: Broadlands House, Bypass Road, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 9ZD

The fun packed Christchurch Food Festival is back this year, on the weekend of the 6th and 7th May 2017. Foodies galore, and loads of exciting arts, crafts and bands. We will be in the Festival Village on the Quomps. 

Christchurch Food Festival: The High Street, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1AB

Highcliffe Revival Food Festival is back again this year, and is bigger and better than ever! This year's event will take place over two days on the main High Street through Highcliffe. 

There will be a huge range of artisan food stalls, street food, and cookery demonstrations. Along with the food, some great and exciting food related giftware and home made goods. With bands and a 'kids kitchen' it's going to be a great way to entertain the whole family.

 

Highcliffe Revival Food Festival 2017: Lymington Road, Highcliffe, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 5EA

We are very excited to be attending Highclere Country Show 2017. This vibrant and prestigious show is the premier countryside event in the Southern Counties.

Highclere Country Show: Highclere Castle, Newbury, Berkshire, RG20 9RN

We are delighted to announce that the amazing Cheese and Chilli Festival is back in Christchurch for 2017. The event in 2016 at the new venue was a great success and we have decided to stay there for 2017 bringing an amazing array of tastes, colours and experiences to town and is a ‘must go to event’. Come rain or shine, the event will be fantastic!

Christchurch Cheese & Chilli Festival 2017: Next to The Hurn Bridge Equestrian Centre, Hurn, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 6AD

Whatever your plans this summer, be sure to catch the award winning, free to attend Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival taking place around Weymouth’s famous historic harbourside on 8th and 9th July 2017.

The Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival brings together champagne and seafood, family entertainment and a great opportunity to gain a better understanding of the superb seafood available to us just off our wonderful shores.

Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival : Weymouth Old Harbour, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8TX

We are delighted to announce that the amazing Cheese and Chilli Festival is coming back to Guildford in 2017 at Shalford Park! We had an amazing time in 2016 and can’t wait to return.

The event will again bring an amazing array of tastes, colours and experiences to town and is a ‘must go to event’. Come rain or shine, the event will be fantastic! The event in 2017 will see cheese and chillies from around the world brought to you along with amazing arts and craft stalls selling great and authentic products.

Whilst the event has an obvious focus on cheese and chilli, there will be something for everyone at the event and is a perfect family day out with FREE activities on offer for children and adults along with fun rides etc, treasure hunts, Falconry displays, magic shows, Punch & Judy etc.

If that wasn’t enough, there will be amazing Ales & Ciders all weekend from Downton Brewery and Worleys Cider! Plus this year we have Dorset Mobile Bar’s fantastic Inflatable Pub and bar serving a wide selection of cider, lager, wine, seasonal cocktails and soft drinks – so there will be something for all the family and you can cool your palate down in our pub garden!

To complement the party, with a dedicated stage area, live music from many local acts will be performed at the event. Please see our schedule for more details.

Guildford Cheese & Chilli Festival 2017: Shalford Park, Shalford Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 8BL

The New Forest and Hampshire County Show is an annual agricultural show held for three days at the end of July at New Park, Brockenhurst in Hampshire. This year, it is taking place on 25th, 26th & 27th July and we have an exciting line-up of events for all the family to enjoy.

The Show is open daily from 8.30am - 6.30pm.

The New Forset Show: The Showgound, New Park, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO42 7QH

We are looking forward to July and another great day out for chilli enthusiasts, food lovers and families. To be held with the kind permission of the Earl of Shaftesbury at St Giles Park, we’re lining up a glorious July weekend of “chilli fiesta”, with stalls selling all things chilli, from pepper plants to cayenne condiments; seeds to ceramics; plus cooking demonstrations; talks on growing chillies; artisan food producers; music; spicy street food; local ice creams to cool the mouth; local beers to slake the thirst.

We'll be inviting some of the most dedicated independent sauce manufacturers and retailers to let you try and buy; and some of the country’s best specialist chilli growers to showcase their plants and seeds to thousands of visitors at what is sure to be 2017's hottest event in Dorset. The development of the Dorset Naga, at one time reputed to be the world’s hottest chilli, has really put Dorset on the map for chilli enthusiasts. Come and join us at this fun, friendly festival!

The Great Dorset Chilli Festival: St Giles House, Wimborne St Giles, Dorset, BH21 5ND

Now in its 9th year, this family Country Fair has something for everyone. All day entertainment will include Galloping Acrobatics Horse Display Team, birds of prey flying displays, The Purbeck Ferrets, terrier racing, children’s entertainer Mario Magic , the goat show including bottle feeding lambs and kids, children’s petting pens, historical re-enactment and much much more. Plus demonstrations of rural skills for you to enjoy.

Arts, crafts food drink and gifts marquees as well as outside trade stands.

Fully catered & with a licensed bar

And on Sunday at this event we are proud to host The Companion Dog Show (Companion Dog Show Schedule) so bring along a canine friend and have a go (all proceeds from entries go to Marie Curie care)

Tickets available on the gate: Adults: £7.50, Concessions: £6, Child £3 (5-16) Family: £19 (2 adults, 2 children)

Online: Adults: £6.50, concession: £5, child £2.50 Family £17 (2 adults, 2 children)

Well behaved dogs on a lead welcome at this show, but not in marquees with food please.

Poole Town & Country Fair at Upton Country Park: Upton Country Park, Poole, Dorset, BH17 7BJ

The UK's biggest chilli festival returns. Join the party and dance to live Latin music, watch cookery and gardening demonstrations and taste delicious chilli foods 'til your tongue sizzles. Make the most of the family-friendly festival atmosphere and camp onsite with great facilities.

'For a fraction of the cost of Glastonbury or Glyndebourne, spice-loving punters can stay for three days of capsicum carnage' Daily Telegraph.

West Dean College: West Dean College, West Dean, Nr Chicester, West Sussex, PO18 0QZ

Each year Godalming Town Council hold a spectacular Christmas Festival, including the switiching on of the Christmas lights. So much to do and see; this pretty Christmas Festival is too magical to be missed!

Godalming Christmas Festival: The High Street, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 1ED

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