More to see at the Rotherham Show
Vintage Vehicle Rally (Sunday only)
This much-loved part of Rotherham show once again brings you vintage vehicles aplenty dating from pre-1930s right up to the 90s and beyond. This fantastic static display will amaze you with the variety of vehicles on show including Chevrolets, Morris Minors and Triumphs, to name a few! Judging takes place in the afternoon with an awards ceremony at 4pm with trophies and medals being given by the Mayor of Rotherham.
Horticultural Show (Saturday & Sunday)
The Horticultural Show sees many visitors over the weekend offering entries for arts and crafts including adults and children’s classes and a whole host of blooms and prize winning vegetables, there’s something of interest to all ages. Everyone is welcome to come along and see if they agree with the judges’ decisions.
This year we are also offering two wonderful gardening talks from horticulturalist Maureen Little (Sunday only). Maureen is well known for promoting bee-friendly gardening and is an author of several books and owner of The Bee Garden located in the Ribble Valley.
Embracing Rotherham’s diverse culture the festival offers community stalls, entertainment and workshops at the Bandstand area of Clifton Park.
All the Fun of the Fair
Offering your favourite rides and attractions this popular part of Rotherham Show brings fun and thrills for the whole family.
Yorkshire’s Strongest Man Competition - (Saturday & Sunday)
With a series of challenges designed to test mental and physical strength including log lifting and atlas stones, Yorkshires Strongest Man will once again wow the crowds.
Emergency Services Day (Saturday only)
This great attraction will showcase the fantastic work from the Fire, Ambulance and Police Services with demonstrations, competitions between service cadets, stalls and more!
Rotherham Show offers over a hundred stalls to browse including trade, charity and information.
Companion Dog Show (Saturday & Sunday)
Bringing pedigree and fun classes on both Saturday and Sunday the dog show is a popular attraction including AV Veteran Dogs, AV Terrier, Cutest Puppy, Best Sausage Catcher and many more!
All proceeds are going to The Netherland Rescue Kennels, so please help support our local canine comrades, charity can begin at home!
For more information please contact Hazel.
Hamster Show (Saturday)
The Northern Hamster Club will once again give you the chance to show off your cute and cuddly pets with judged events in the main show or entry into the pet class where hamsters are judged on tameness and condition only.
For more information, please contact the Northern Hamster Club.
Cat Show (Sunday)
Returning for its third year at Yorkshire County Cat Club offers you the chance to show off your feline friends. YCCC is the second oldest cat club in the UK, promoting the care of cats and exhibiting.
For more information please contact YCCC.
Food and Drink
Rotherham Show offers a wealth of food vendors both around the park and also in the Food Court. This year is no exception with food from around the world including Chinese, Mexican, Yorkshire Pudding Wraps, Pizza, Indian, Crepes and more. Many food vendors also serve drinks such as tea, coffee, water and cans of pop.
There are a number of bars around the showground serving a range of alcoholic beverages including lager, wine, Pimms, ciders, spirits and soft drinks.