The Award Winning Family Agricultural Show Day Out
The award-winning Mirfield Show is one of the best attended and respected family days out in West Yorkshire. Its roots are in the traditional Yorkshire agricultural show, but it also embraces the whole family including children, grandparents and family pets. It showcases a wide variety of traditional and modern events, attracting families from all over Mirfield, Dewsbury, Huddersfield, Kirklees, Calderdale and the rest of Yorkshire.
SUNDAY 23rd AUGUST 2015
2015 will be great value family day out – remaining possible for every child to come to Mirfield Show and it cost them absolutely nothing. It remains free entrance for children, they can they can bring along their own refreshments, they can see a wide range of exciting attractions across the showground, and they can get involved with archery, play on the bouncy slides, visit the animal displays, watch the puppet shows, climb the climbing wall, or join in the welly wanging – all for free. Plus with thousands of exhibits in hundreds of classes and competitions – including, horses, dogs, rabbits, poultry, pigeons, flowers, vegetables, cookery, handicrafts, children’s games, family races, tripe eating and banana eating, baby show, build-a-scarecrow, creative writing, fancy dress and the ever popular tug-of-war – there is something for everyone.
Mirfield Show won the very first MyMirfield Community & Business Award for Best Event or Day Out in 2015. The award was publicly nominated, shortlisted and voted upon – to become a winner at the inaugural awards ceremony. The awards were celebrate those retailers, businesses and organisations that have made a positive contribution to the residents, high street or community of Mirfield. In 2011, we were also a finalist in the Huddersfield Examiner Community Awards, and in 2013, Carl Sykes of Syngenta, announced Mirfield Show as winners of the prestigious award.
The 2014 Mirfield Show was sponsored by D.M.Keith Skoda [The Stannage Stunt Display Team & The West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service Band], Ossett Brewery [ Tug of War Competition], Roche Healthcare/Fieldhead Park [Animal Corner], Tax Assist Accountants of Mirfield [Horse & Pony Show], Charlotte’s Jersey Ice Cream Parlour of Whitley [Creative Writing], Rebecca Fearn Photography [Baby Show] The Shire Bed Co of Ravensthorpe [Children & Arts Competition], Westfield Nurseries of Mirfield [Scarecrow Competition], Sutton School of Performing Arts of Mirfield [Under 5’s Soft Play Area], Flooring 4 You of Mirfield [Pinxton Puppets], Grace Landscapes of Mirfield [Flower and Vegetable Show], Chestville Animal Feeds of Mirfield [Fun Dog Show], Malcolm Sandwith [Family Games & Races], Huddersfield Fanciers [Rabbit Show], Ramsden’s Butchers of Mirfield [Yorkshire Bushtucker], Traditional Stone and Slate of Horbury [Dry Stone Walling], Chiquita’s of Ravensthorpe [Banana Eating Competition], Homebank of Barkisland [Agricultural Display] and My Mirfield & Mirfield Marketing [Website].