Newport Show diary – May 2019

Jo Ford on what being the president of the show involves I am sure many of you will have seen past presidents wandering around Newport Show and thought ‘that’s a pretty good job’. Well, you’re right! And on July 13 at Chetwynd Deer Park this year, that will be me. So here’s a little insight into what exactly it is … Read More

New carving workshop introduced for this year’s Newport Show

A new carving workshop will feature at this year’s Newport Show for the first time, organisers have revealed. Children and adults will have the chance to take part in magic wand making and spoon carving – while sat on wooden horses created by the professionals. The new attraction has been added to the lineup for Shropshire’s premier one day show … Read More

School potato challenge gets underway

Children across Newport and beyond have been handed a box of seed potatoes and a bag of compost as part of this year’s Newport Show Great Potato Challenge. Children at 13 schools have been given the boxes by organisers of Shropshire’s premier one day show – and they have four months to grow the best potatoes they can. The potatoes … Read More

Newport Show Diary – March 2019

Jo Ford, the new President of Newport Show

It can be easy to take the beauty of the Shropshire countryside for granted but it has few equals – with the picturesque Chetwynd Deer Park one of the finest examples. The park is home to Shropshire’s top one-day show every July – and has so much more going on all year round. Newport Show President Jo Ford today takes … Read More

Deadline looming to book trade stands for popular family show

New exhibitors at this year’s Newport Show are being urged to get their applications in ahead of the deadline at the end of March. Last year there were more than 200 trade stands at the popular family event and this year organisers expect it to be just as busy. They are urging anyone who hasn’t exhibited with their stand before … Read More

Celebrations all around as Newport Show marks two milestones and main ring attractions are revealed for this year’s event

The ‘kiss of death’, ‘heel clicker’, ‘lazy boy’, and the ‘Superman seat grab’ are just a few of the incredible aerial tricks awaiting visitors to the 110th Newport Show this year. Show Manager Sally Western, who celebrated one year in the position this month (FEB), has revealed the stunts will be performed by the Bolddog Lings, this year’s main attraction. … Read More

Newport Show Diary – February 2019

Jo Ford looks forward to this year’s show The president of Shropshire’s premier one-day show has revealed what he is looking forward to the most. Jo Ford, who took over the honorary role at Newport Show in September, said he is delighted to have overseen the planning for the event on July 13. “This year’s show is shaping up to … Read More