Plenty of fun for all the family on offer at Swarland Show

Crowds at last year's Swarland Show.
Crowds at last year's Swarland Show.

Fun for all the family will be on offer at Swarland Show, which takes place later this month.

The event, staged at the village’s Vyner Park, is being held on Saturday, August 30, from noon to 4pm.

There will be plenty on offer for young showgoers, including a bungee trampoline, megaslide and face-painting.

Other highlights on the day will be a classic car show, a dog show with prizes and a raffle.

The show tent will also be up, with a fine array of exhibits.

People are encouraged to enter exhibits and a schedule is available in a number of locations locally.

A range of refreshments will be available on the day.

All activities are free after admission to the show, which is £2.50 adults, £1 U16s.

For more information, contact Paul Lewney by emailing

○ A few weeks ago, the Gazette published the wrong date for the Swarland Show in the leisure listings, saying it took place on Saturday, August 2.

○ The winners of the Gazette’s recent competition for four pairs of tickets to this year’s Glendale Show on August Bank Holiday Monday were: Mrs S Taylor, from Seahouses; Malcolm Smith, from Alnwick; Kevin Law, from Denwick; and Mrs JE Mossman, from Wooler.

The 122nd show takes place on Monday, August 25.

Attractions include an air display, children’s entertainment, fairground, trade stands, alpaccas, Clydsdale horses, horticultural, companion dog show, chainsaw carving, and industrial marquee.

For more information, visit Alternatively, call 01668 283868.