Rare & Traditional Breeds Show

Sunday 16 July 2017
10.00am - 4.30pm

Four legs, furry legs, trotters and hooves… come and see cattle, sheep, pigs and goats in this delightful agricultural show for rare and traditional breeds!

With prizes at stake and classes for young handlers, it is one of the biggest shows of its kind in the South East and hugely popular with visitors and exhibitors alike.

Show Programme

Download the show programme for information including the full animal class schedule and timings.

Rare Breeds Show programme 2017








There are lots of classes to see and opportunities to meet the breeders situated around the show ring.

Crafts, demonstrations, food & drink

Enjoy a range of delicious produce from vendors and quench your thirst in the Events Field. Also enjoy craft and trade stands, plus demonstrations with a countryside theme.

Sponsor a class & support the show!

With classes containing farmyard favourites, why not treat yourself by sponsoring a sheep, pig, goat or cattle class? Download our sponsorship form here.

Information for visitors

The Rare & Traditional Breeds Show will open at 10.00am and close promptly at 4.30pm. The Museum itself will also close at the end of the show for safety reasons.

Regular Museum admission prices apply and include admission to the show (free for Annual Members). Tickets are available to buy online via our shop and are available on the day. Children aged 4 years and under enter free of charge.

Visitors with disabilities are advised to contact the Museum on 01243 811363  in advance of their visit, to discuss the easiest way to access the site. Dogs on leads are welcome and there is ample free parking.

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***Entries for the Rare Breeds Show 2017 are now closed***