This annual event has now been running since 3rd August 1932 and is brought together by the Five Parishes Horticultural Society in conjunction with others running Horse Shows, Dog Shows etc. The show is based upon show marquees full of exhibitors home produce & crafts, an entertainment ring, various types of stalls, side shows, interactive activities and refreshments, including licensed bar, to suit all tastes. Previous years’ attractions have included:
- Colchester Birds of Prey,
- Tendring Dog Agility Display Team,
- Suffolk School of Samba,
- The Essex Gun Dog Obedience School,
- Bows ‘n Belles Morris Dancers,
- Medieval Combat Society (Knights),
- Colne Endeavour Music Club,
- Scotty’s Circus Workshop,
- Colchester Model Aircraft Club,
- East Anglian Kite Flyers.
The show takes place on the Fingringhoe Ranges, Lodge Lane, Langenhoe, CO5 7LX by permission of the Commander Defence Training Estate East. You can follow the show on Facebook, they also have their very own website for the latest information go to www.5parishesshow.org.uk where you will also be able to raise any questions you might have.
Companion Dog Show
Whilst the classes might change from year to year, they are typically split into two main categories, pedigree (KC registration not required) and Novelty (e.g. best rescue, most handsome etc…) with rosettes available for the 1st 5 places in each class. The show is held under Kennel Club Rules and Show Regulations in aid of Dogs for the Disabled. You can contact the organizers by email on [email protected].
With three show rings the annual horse show offers a wide range of or ridden & in-hand classes accommodating most levels of owner/rider but mainly focussed on fun for first time show goers/novice horses and children giving a great introduction to showing. You can contact the organizer, Hazel MacLennan on 01206 735 847 or by email [email protected].
Most Recent News Items
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The 85th Five Parishes Show The 84th Five Parishes Show is set for Sunday 6th August from 11am to 5pm. Taking place at the Fingringhoe Ranges (CO5 7LX), as usual, admission charges are: Adults – £6, Concessions – £5, Children (5 – 16) – £3. The Show now has it’s own website where you can […]
The 84th Five Parishes Show The 84th Five Parishes Show is set for Sunday 7th August from 11am to 5pm. Taking place at the Fingringhoe Ranges (CO5 7LX), as usual, admission charges are: Adults – £5, Concessions – £4, Children (5 – 16) – £2. The Show now has it’s own website where you can […]
Five Parishes AGM 2016 The AGM of the Five Parishes Show Committee will take place at 19:30 in Peldon Village Hall on Tuesday 2nd February 2016. All are welcome. Why not come along and hear what happened during 2015 when we had, by common opinion, one of our best shows ever. Use the chance to […]
The 83rd 5 Parishes Show 2015 As ever, the 5 Parishes Organizing Committee is hard at work getting ready for the show on 2nd August, and will be posting updates and news on their new webpage on this site. You can also follow the show on Facebook – www.facebook.com/5ParishesSummerShow. Recent Updates are: Flyer available for download, […]
Companion Dog Show 2015 Details for the Five Parishes Companion Dog Show 2015, which is held under Kennel Club Rules and Show Regulations in aid of Dogs for the Disabled are now availble to download in full (link below). Summary details are: Entries open at 11am on Sunday 2nd August, Judging starts at 1pm, 4 […]
The 83rd 5 Parishes Show 2015 As ever, the 5 Parishes Organizing Committee is hard at work and continue to provide updated details of this years event for posting here, please do check back periodically. In the meantime, anybody wishing to contact the committee should contact Sally Abbott on 07526 220384 or 01206 735931. You can […]
5 Parishes Horticultural Society AGM The Annual General Meeting of the Society will be held in Peldon Village Hall on Tuesday 3rd February 2015 at 7.30 pm. Members of the public are most welcome to attend. There will be light refreshments. The Committee would like to attract new members to organise the 5 Parishes Show and also to […]