BLAKESLEY
SHOW

Sat 5th August
2017

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  1. What are the benefits of becoming a member of Blakesley Show?
  2. How do I become a Member?
  3. How do I enter classes at Blakesley Show?
  4. Can I enter on the day?
  5. Will there be a Farrier available at the Show?
  6. Do cattle need a 60 day pre- or post-movement TB test certificate to enter?
  7. Date of Show?
  8. Time of Show?
  9. Cost of entry to public?
  10. What is Attendance average?
  11. Are Charity Stands Provided?
  12. Is electricity provided?
  13. Is potable water available?
  14. Can I cut the grass?
  15. Is there security overnight?
  16. What is Depth of stands?
  17. When can I set up?
  18. When can I take down my stand?
  19. How many entry tickets are given for each site?
  20. When do site owners need to pay?
  1. What are the benefits of becoming a member of Blakesley Show?

    Members receive two badges which give free entry to the Show and parking in Member´s car park area as well as admission to the Member´s marquee where tea and coffee are available. Members also benefit from reduced entry fees for all classes.

    There is an annual Farm Walk where members get the opportunity to visit a farming related venue. Recent Farm Walks have been held at Moulton College and Heygates Flour Mill.


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  2. How do I become a Member?

    To become a Member, print out the downloadable membership form and send the completed form with a cheque for £25 made payable to Blakesley Show Ltd. to Doug Pacey, The Hollies, King Street, Maidford, Northants. NN12 8HQ.


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  3. How do I enter classes at Blakesley Show?

    Entry forms can be downloaded from the website. There are separate forms available for

    • In-Hand Brood Mares, Foals and Youngstock (Blue form)
    • All other Horse and Pony classes (Green form)
    • Cattle, Sheep and Roots, Corn and Hay classes (Red form)

    Entry fees are listed in the schedule for all classes. Reduced entry fees are available for Blakesley Show Members.
    Completed forms, with cheques made payable to Blakesley Show Ltd. should be sent to Mrs Liz Black, 24 Lime Avenue, Eydon, Daventry, Northants. NN11 3PG before the closing date which is two weeks before the Show. This enables entrant´s details to be included in the printed programme.


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  4. Can I enter on the day?

    Where classes are not oversubscribed, entries are accepted for all Horse & Pony classes on the day, but there is a £5 surcharge for each class entered.


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  5. Will there be a Farrier available at the Show?

    A farrier is available on Show day. Please ask in the Secretary´s tent or speak to one of the pony Stewards if you need to locate the farrier.


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  6. Do cattle need a 60 day pre- or post-movement TB test certificate to enter?

    As Blakesley Show is a one day Show there is currently no requirement by DEFRA for 60 day pre- or post-movement testing, but all cattle must have a BCMS passport, details of which will be recorded on arrival and departure.


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  7. Date of Show?

    5th August 2017


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  8. Time of Show?

    8:00am to 5:00pm


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  9. Cost of entry to public?

    Onsite parking is free. Entry costs £12 for adults, £5 for 8-16yrs and free for under 8yrs.


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  10. What is Attendance average?

    3000-4000.


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  11. Are Charity Stands Provided?

    4m stands are provided at £20 each


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  12. Is electricity provided?

    No, and any generators used need to be of a quiet nature


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  13. Is potable water available?

    Potable water is available on site.


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  14. Can I cut the grass?

    Yes, but any grass mown must be collected and put into a provided trailer near the main marquee. No mowing service is provided.


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  15. Is there security overnight?

    No overnight security is provided.


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  16. What is Depth of stands?

    Stand depth varies from 5m to 20m, please state requirements when submitting application.


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  17. When can I set up?

    From Thursday afternoon unless prior arrangement has been made. All stands must be ready for trade from 8:30am show day, and public aisles cleared of vehicles.


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  18. When can I take down my stand?

    From 5:30pm onwards. Anything left at the show overnight will be left at the site trader´s risk.


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  19. How many entry tickets are given for each site?

    Two tickets are provided which is included in the site charge. Extra tickets are available at an added cost of £5 from the Trade Secretary.


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  20. When do site owners need to pay?

    With their applications unless prior arrangements have been made.


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