Bakewell ready for showtime

Bakewell Show......Heavy Horses on show in the main ring
Bakewell Show......Heavy Horses on show in the main ring

Farmers from all over the Peaks are making a note in their diaries for the biggest event in the agricultural calender.

The Bakewell Show will be taking place on Wednesday and Thursday this week in its new purpose–built offices.

The two day spectactular always pulls the crowds in, showcasingall the different aspects of the farming world.

The Imps Motorcycle Display Team, a highly–trained group of daredevil youngsters, will be on hand to dazzle visitors with their engine–revving anticks.

Titan, the eight foot tall techno–robot is back again this year, and will be chatting and singing to the audience.

The Musical Ride is a new attraction this year, during which the High peak Pony Club and South Trent Ony Club will be riding along to music.

There will be a new competition in the food and farming marquee for a Celebration Cheeseboard to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee this year.

In the trade horticulture marquee Pinelog, which built the new show office, will be constructing a garden room, which will later be donated to Ashgate Hospice.

Youngsters from schools all over the area have been contributing to a mural to be show at the event, which depicts the different aspects of Bakewell Show.

Show manager Janet Bailey said: “The pictures are colourful and imaginitive and the perfect link between an long–established event like Bakewell Show and the next generation.”

Further information on the Bakewell Show is available by visiting the website