A Great Yorkshire Family 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 21st August 2016
2016 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 2016 Mirfield Show is sponsored by DM Keith Skoda [Main Ring], Stockeld Park [Main Ring], Floorings 4 You [Pinxton Puppets], James Walker Properties [Brass Band], Jewsons [Skips and Facilities], Malcolm Sandwith [Family Games and Children’s Races], Nest Photography [Baby Show], Asda [Banana Competition], Charlotte’s Ice Cream Parlour [Creative Writing], Colin Watson [Birds of Prey], Dusty Miller [Threshing Machine], Grace Landscapes [Fruit and Veg], Mirfield Community Centre [Childrens Domestics], Mirfield Construction Ltd [Giant Deck Chair], North Huddersfield Baby Sensory [Childrens Fancy Dress], Orange Design Studio [Dog Show], Ossett Brewery Taverns & Pun Co [Tug of War], Tax Assist [Horse & Pony Show], Westfields Nursery [Scarecrows], Wilcock & Co [Archery] and My Mirfield & Mirfield Marketing [Website].