BURWARTON SHOW – THURSDAY 6 AUGUST 2020
Information Notice – 26 March 2020
Burwarton Show Committee members, as organisers of the annual Burwarton Show, are monitoring the current Coronavirus situation closely and carefully.
The Show is still four months away and we continue with our planning and organisation on a “business as usual” basis in anticipation that late summer events can be held.
Many trade stand applications have already been received and continue to come into the Show office. We urge everyone to complete the forms and send them in as soon as possible so that they are on file ready for processing once the situation becomes clearer. Invoices will be issued when we know for sure that the Show can go ahead.
These are very uncertain times for everyone with regulations and restrictions changing almost daily which makes it very difficult for event organisers. The safety of everyone involved is our key priority and any decisions we make will reflect all the current advice available to us at the time.
We thank you for your continued support.
Equine Influenza Vaccinations agreed and recommended by BEF
Equine Influenza and Tetanus vaccinations are a compulsory requirement for all horses attending the Burwarton Show.
The requirement for the first 3 vaccinations is as follows: the first 2 vaccinations 21 – 92 days apart, a third booster between 150-215 days, and an annual booster vaccination within 365 days thereafter. No horse should enter competitions within 7 days of an EI vaccination. Foals should commence vaccinations at 6 months old.
This rule may be subject to change on guidance from FEI/BEF and competitors are requested to check the website before entering. Checks will be made on Show day.
This also applies to all Heavy Horse competitors.
Jamie Squibb Freestyle Stunt Team performing breathtaking aerobatics and stunts with three riders for extra excitement.
Other attractions around the showground will include:
The Amerton Arts Studio will return to the Conservation area with their magic wand workshop running all day.
Pentabus Theatre will also be returning and are working on their activities just now.
The Panic Circus will be entertaining youngsters again in the Children’s play area.
Village Green Programme of entertainment throughout the day enjoyed by all ages with: Magic Russ, Punch & Judy, Helen Pearson (Singer) and the Church Stretton Accordion Band.
Further attractions and activities will be added through the year so watch this space.
Children aged 11 years and under admitted to the show free of charge provided they are accompanied by a paying adult.
Our 2019 Show Highlights
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Following a successful well attended AGM on 20 January, the following Officers were appointed for 2020:
Vice President – David Rogers
Chairman – Alan Watkins
Vice Chairman – Martin Clack
MORE NEWS TO FOLLOW
As we get more information and more entertainment confirmed we will post it here.
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Three Shires Cattle Trophy
Collect points at:
- Hanbury Show on Saturday 4 July 2020
- Burwarton Show on Thursday 6 August 2020
- Moreton Show on Saturday 5 September 2020.
Please refer to Livestock exhibitors page for details.
We thank Nimrod Veterinary Products (SELEKT) for generously sponsoring this new prestigious competition.
Charitable Grant Scheme 2020
Following the unprecedented wet weather of the last six months, the farming community has been under a lot of pressure to cope financially, physically and mentally.
The Society has therefore made charitable grant awards to the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (R.A.B.I.), Shropshire Support Network and West Mercia Search & Rescue.
A donation has also been made to West Midlands Air Ambulance from funds raised at the Chairman’s Charity lunch last August. We are delighted to support all four organisations who provide invaluable support to the farming community.
DOGS: Dogs are allowed on the main show field and in the horse field provided they are kept on a tight leash at all times but NOT in the Members Pavilion or grandstand seating area. Dogs are NOT allowed in the Livestock area at any time. This rule will be strictly regulated.
SHOW OPENING TIMES: 8.00 a.m. – 7.00 p.m.
CASH FACILITIES: Cash facilities available at Post Office adjacent to Gate 2
CARERS POLICY: A carer accompanying a disabled person will be given free entry to the Show.
BABY CHANGING FACILITIES: Available on the showground by the Children’s Play Area.
One carer will be allowed free entry to the Show when accompanying a qualified full paying disabled person.
Carers will be required to present evidence of supporting documentation when entering the Show. Please bring at least one of the following (printed or scanned copies are acceptable):
- Middle or Higher Rate DLA for care and/or mobility
- Receipt of personal independence payment (PIP)
- Evidence of being severely sight impaired
- Recognised assistance dog ID card.