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Details of Great Yorkshire Show 2020 revealed

Details of Great Yorkshire Show 2020 revealed

Published by May Norman at 7:01am 14th December 2019.

Plans for the 2020 Great Yorkshire Show are underway

  • Organisers of the Great Yorkshire Show are busy preparing for the 2020 event.
  • The 162nd event will be held at the Great Yorkshire Showground in July 2020.
  • TV stunt performers Atkinson Action Horses will be returning to the show next year.

Planning is underway for the 162nd Great Yorkshire Show with TV stunt performers Atkinson Action Horses announced as the Main Ring attraction.

The East Yorkshire-based troop will wow crowds at the Show which will be held from Tuesday 14 to Thursday 16 July, 2020.

The TV stunt horses made their debut at the Great Yorkshire Show in 2017.

Atkinson Action Horses, Great Yorkshire Show
'Atkinson Action Horses' at the 2018 Great Yorkshire Show

A full programme of events will be announced in the run up to the Show which celebrates the very best of British agriculture and brings together some of the finest animals in the UK if not the world.

Show Director Charles Mills said:

“We are now full steam ahead with planning and organising the 162nd Great Yorkshire Show. We always aim to maintain tradition while bringing in some fresh content, and while farming and agriculture is at the heart of the show we also want to attract families and the next generation to enjoy this iconic Yorkshire event.” 

Over 130,000 visitors and 8,500 animals flock to the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate every year for the three-day show, making it one of the biggest in the UK.

In the judging rings, thousands of animals will compete from cattle to sheep, pigs to pigeons and the show finishes with one of the most prestigious showjumping classes in the country, the Cock O’The North competition.

The 162nd Great Yorkshire Show will be held on Tuesday July 14th to Thursday July 16th 2020.


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