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84th-Five-Parishes-ShowThe 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 get full details, but, as a teaser:

This year, we will be bringing back the favourites and guests will be treated to displays from Colchester Birds of Prey; delighted by Tendring Dog Agility and wowed by Colchester Model Aircraft Club (who keep us so transfixed we need neck braces!).  2016 also sees the return of the Caledonian Pipe Band, the arrival of some fabulous Austin 7s and the ever popular K9 quackers – the ‘duck dogs’; intrigued? Come and see for yourselves!

Outside the main ring, the fringe events keep us entertained and we welcome performances from East Anglia Kite Flyers, Morris Dancers and the Colne Endeavour Music Club Band. Beyond the passive entertainment, we can get our hands on and get involved with the experts in the Main Marquee and try our hand at circus skills, table tennis or spinning and weaving.

If that’s not enough, the dog show and the horse show run at the same location so you’ll have plenty to do all day long. In fact, so much you’ll want to grab a Pimms or a beer and chill out on the hay bales while the kids go on the bouncy castles!