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Devon County Show

Venue: Westpoint, Clyst St Mary

Date: 18/05/17 (00:00) - 20/05/17 (00:00)

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Overview

Remember, kids go FREE on Saturday!

Every day we’re staging a non-stop, action-packed programme for the whole family to enjoy.

Highlights include:

  • Amazing animals – livestock, equine competitions, pedigree dog show and even bees!
  • The very best local food and drink – tuck in on the day and take away! And don’t miss demos every day. We're joined by 2-star Michelin chef Michael Caines on Thursday and Saturday only.
  • Dazzling entertainment in five rings including Monster Trucks (on Friday & Saturday).
  • Blooming flowers and crafts – don’t miss BBC Spotlight's Andy Breare’s allotment!
  • Devon Remembers - a river of handcrafted poppies to remember the 11,000 men and women of Devon who lost their lives in the First World War.
  • A unique shopping experience – from combine harvesters to cushions!
  • Devon Eye - a giant Ferris wheel - will give you a unique view across the showground and beyond
  • Get hands-on and drive a tractor or a 4 x 4
  • Historic steam engines and vintage tractors and vehicles
  • Titan, the comedy robot, and Jonty Depp's Captain Jack Sparrow - they will be out and about in the avenues on Saturday
  • Go for a ride with Lennie the Land Train around the showground
  • Love One Man and his Dog? Don’t miss Meirion Owen’s humorous sheepdog displays which combine the talents of clever Border Collies with his not quite so clever sheep
  • Marvel at the poise and balance of side saddle riding displays
  • Scrum down and enjoy the seven-a-side rugby match pitching Young Farmers against students from Bicton (Thursday only) encouraged by the one and only Big Chief from Exeter Chiefs
  • Tap your feet to the beat of the Royal Marines band (Thursday only) and the City of Exeter Pipes and Drums (Saturday only)
  • Dogs galore including daily displays by the Police dogs, Devon Dogs and Graham Watkins from Gamegoer
  • Exeter Chiefs will be bringing their family-fun, giant inflatable wall
  • On Saturday only the mascots from Devon's best-loved visitor attractions will be taking part in a fun race

Especially for youngsters:

  • Children’s farm – watch the milking, get baking, plant seeds, see the Sheep Show and lots more
  • Bees and honey – spot the queen bee and make a candle
  • Flower & garden junior competitions
  • Fairground fun
  • Army display

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