119th Bishop Wilton Show & Craft Fair  2017

Saturday 15th July 2017
SHOW  Website UPDATED 18.04.2017
Welcome to 119th Bishop Wilton Show 2017
We are currently looking for trade stands and crafters for this years Show
If you are looking for more information on Trade Stands including Children's rides and food outlets please download the forms from the tabs at the top of this page or contact:
Trade Stand Secretary
All other forms are attached on this website navigated at the top of this page.
There will be a classic car run before the Show and finally finishing on the Show field at 12.00pm followed by a parade.
We are currently building a Classic car web page on this site more details to follow.
If you need any information on the Show please contact Ed Hutchinson Show Sec e mail below:
We are looking for entertainment large or small so if you are interested please e mail
The Show Schedule is being constructed which will be similar to 2016, last years is still on the site for now
The Programme is attached including all the classes for 2016 and its free to download
 Ticket Prices for 2017
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 8.00am - entries into the classes from 8.00am



If you require any further information please contact:


Honorary Secretary 


Entertainment booked for 2017 -


Rockin Deke Rivers and the Jitters

Just some of the Entertainment for 2017 includes:

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

Fun Dog Show

Gundog Scurry - Novice, Junior and Open Class

Dog Speed Retrieve

Dog Zone

Sheep Shearing



Beagle Display

Middleton Hunt Display

Sheep Classes

Wolds Half Marathon

WI Tent 

Trade and craft stands

Pony Classes

Golden Rail Development Band. 

300 + Classes

Pet Show

Real Ale Beer Tent

Children's tent

Vintage Car and classic display + Tractors

 Blacksmith Demonstration 


Cornelius Corkery Gypsy Jazz Band

Much more to follow


Many thanks

Bishop Wilton Show Committee




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 2017 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.