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Penistone's 150th Annual Agricultural Show is taking place all day starting from 8am to 6pm on Saturday 9th September 2023 and promises to be a grand celebration of farming, food, and agriculture, is set to be a remarkable event that brings together farmers, food producers, and agriculture enthusiasts from all around the region. 

With a rich history spanning 150 years, this agricultural show has become a beloved tradition in Penistone, showcasing and honouring the timeless practices of farming and the essential role of agriculture in our society.
Penistone Agricultural show photo from 2022
The event promises an array of captivating attractions and activities for visitors of all ages. One of the main highlights is the impressive display of livestock, where attendees can witness the beauty and diversity of farm animals up close. From graceful horses and plump pigs to fluffy sheep and majestic cattle, this exhibition is sure to be a delight for animal lovers.

The agricultural show also provides a fantastic platform for local farmers and food producers to exhibit their finest produce. Visitors can explore the abundant stalls offering freshly harvested fruits and vegetables, artisanal cheeses, homemade preserves, and mouthwatering baked goods. It's an excellent opportunity to sample and purchase high-quality, locally sourced products while supporting the region's farming community. 

Photo from Penistone agricultural show 2022

In addition to the agricultural displays, there will be a range of exciting entertainment options throughout the day. Traditional fairground rides, live music performances, and captivating shows will keep everyone entertained and create a vibrant atmosphere for all attendees to enjoy. 

For those seeking a deeper understanding of modern farming practices and environmental stewardship, there will be educational workshops and talks by industry experts. These sessions will delve into topics such as sustainable agriculture, agricultural technology, and the importance of biodiversity. 
Children are not forgotten at the Penistone Agricultural Show, this year’s show is once again going to be brimming with entertainment, with various activities, information, and competitions, as it has been in previous years. Livestock competitions, food demonstrations, farm machinery, handicraft, home craft and horticulture competitions, handicraft, home craft, and horticulture competitions, craft stalls, music, bars, vintage vehicles, rural crafts, dog shows, trade stands, and food stalls are just some of the things that can be found at this event.

Food lovers will be delighted by the variety of culinary options available. From traditional British fare to international cuisines, the food stalls and vendors will cater to every palate, ensuring that attendees can refuel and enjoy a delicious meal while exploring the show.

Plus, you can eat some scrumptious delights in their Tea Rooms. There is the option to buy lunch or afternoon tea in advance of show day. This completely sold-out last year and they are expecting the same this year.

The gates to the Penistone Show open at 8am and close at 6pm. The show committee is anticipating a very busy day again and would advise buying tickets well in advance to avoid disappointment.

Photo from Penistone Agricultural show 2022

The Penistone 150th Annual Agricultural Show promises to be a memorable event, celebrating the heritage and future of farming, food, and agriculture. It is an occasion to connect with local farmers, appreciate the hard work that goes into producing our food, and learn about the crucial role that agriculture plays in our everyday lives. So, mark your calendars and join in the festivities as Penistone showcases the very best of rural life on this very special 150th  anniversary! 

The 150th Penistone Agricultural Show this year is taking place on Saturday 9th September. Book Tickets to Penistone Show.

It’s going to be a great day out for the whole family! Fingers crossed for great weather, everyone!

Photos Credited to David Wood @ Trekking with Woody

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