Town and country show at Cambridge

Parker’s Piece is once again the setting for arguably what is Cambridge’s largest free-to-enter family event attracting crowds of over 40,000.

The eighth Cambridge Town and Country Show takes place on Saturday and Sunday, June 14 and 15, and organisers, Oakleigh Fairs, are delighted to announce that this year the show is even bigger than ever.

There’s something for everyone, including the popular sheep show, Newfoundland dogs, goat show – featuring milking and have-a-go bottle feeding of lambs and kids, birds of prey and owl displays, children’s entertainment with Devilstick Peat plus circus workshops, donkey rides, Swords of Chivalry battle re-enactments and medieval village and Fighting Knights, Totally Terriers racing team, a childrens’ farm and ferret racing.

On the Sunday there will be a Companion Dog Show with all proceeds from entries will go to Marie Curie Cancer Care.

There will also be a display of full and scale model steam engines as well as farm machinery, demonstrations of stick furniture making, stone masonry and thatching. Children can have a go at making traditional corn dollies as well as other free environmentally friendly activities. Marquess will host arts, crafts and gifts plus lifestyle and food stalls.

The show is open between 10am dna 6pm both days.