Bishop Wilton Show 2016

The 118th BISHOP WILTON Show Saturday 23rd July 2016
SHOW UPDATED 23.06.2016
Welcome to Bishop Wilton Show, we are getting ever closer to Show day. Membership is now available and there is still some space left in the trade stands and craft tent.  If you need any help or further information that is not on the website please contact:
The new Schedule/Programme is attached including all the classes for 2016 and its free to download
Ticket Prices for 2016
Adults - £7.00
Children - £3.00
(under 3s go FREE)
Membership £10.00 per adult (not available on the day)
Accompanying children free
Gates Open at 9am - entries into the classes from 9am


We are now taking bookings for Trade stands and the Craft Tent, along with the latest forms with all the prices included for 2016.


Please upload the forms but if you have any further information please contact:


Honorary Secretary 


New Entertainment booked for 2016 - Rockin Deke Rivers and the Jitters


Just some of the Entertainment for 2016 includes:

 Terrier Racing  

Gun Dog Show  - a fantastic display of local working gun dogs.

Fun Dog Show

Gundog Scurry - Novice, Junior and Open Class

Dog Speed Retrieve

Sheep Shearing


Sheep Classes

Wolds Half Marathon

WI Tent 

Trade and craft stands

Pony Classes

Golden Rail Development Band. 

300 + Classes

Pet Show

Beer Tent

Children's tent

Vintage Cars and Tractors




Cornelius Corkery Gypsy Jazz Band

Much more to follow


Many thanks

Bishop Wilton Show Committee

Last updated 28.02.2016



Horse and Pony Classes

Horse and Pony Entry Form  - Now Available! Visit the tab on the right hand side.

The Horse and Pony Classes are now available to view - please visit the heading on this website.  This should give you plenty of time to decide which classes are suitable for you to enter.  We look forward to seeing you on show day.


Key things to note:

Entry fee for all classes £5.00.



Map of how to get there

Follow signs along the A166 Stamford Bridge to Bridlington Road.  The show will be well signposted on the day.

Map to this year's show field 2014
Map to this year's show field 2014

Enter, Show and Sell at the 2016 show.  

Please follow each section's own headings for this year's forms.


The Bishop Wilton Show is affiliated to:


Ponies Association (UK) Affiliation number 013/SUM/7040.

Dartmoor Pony Society.

Veteran Horse Showing Ltd.


Historical Background

It all started in 1897 as the Bishop Wilton Flower Show in a tent erected in the school yard. In the early days it was accompanied by a cricket match, sports, a brass band and an evening dance. By 1907 a competition for mares, foals, cows and pigs had been added.

Find out more about the very first Show on the Local History Site (including a copy of the first Show Programme). Also, the earliest known photograph of the Show, from 1923, can be viewed there.

There was a South African connection with the first Show which is explained in an article on the Local History site.