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Upcoming Events
We list all upcoming events at Newbury Showground on this page.

Please remember that the team at Newbury Showground and Newbury & District Agricultural Society won’t be able to assist you with any event specific queries so it’s best you contact the event organisers directly.

Throughout 2024

Young Drivers
Driving lessons for 10 – 17 year olds taking place at Newbury Showground!

Learn to drive a car for real with Young Driver UK. All cars are dual controlled & driving instructors are government approved.

Book a lesson or learn more by clicking on the link below.

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29 March 2024

Wheels Day
2024 marks the Surrey Street Rodders 49th year of their internationally renowned “Wheels Day” show, a totally non-profit & charitable family friendly event run to raise money for both local and national good causes.

Wheelsday started back in 1974 in Bracknell as a predominantly HotRod and Custom show. In its 48 years since that first event the show has grown and developed into the season opener for many car enthusiasts in both the HotRod and Custom scene as well as for Classic Car and Modern Classic owners, and has diversified to become a show where anything interesting with wheels is welcome.

From classic US style HotRods and Customs, to classic British and European cars all the way through to vintage buses and commercials, and even Dragsters and Tractor pullers “Wheels Day” is a show for all the family young and old.
Each year we support many good causes with the money raised at the show. In the last few months alone good causes we have helped have included the Royal Surrey County Hospital Charity in Guildford as well as Frimley Park Hospital childrens ward Christmas toy appeal. We have also made donations to St Wilfrids Hospice based in Chichester, Marie Curie and Charlies Promise Charity.

The show is run 100% non-profit so all the money raised helps good causes around the UK.

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7 April 2024

Land Rover, 4 x 4 and Vintage Spares Day
The first visit this year to Land Rover Monthly’s flagship Spares Day event – the biggest of its kind in Europe, spread over 25 acres in the rolling Berkshire countryside, this event is huge and a great opportunity to come along to buy or sell your autojumble to the masses, you’ll also get to meet loads of like-minded enthusiasts too.

A well-established, extremely busy Land Rover, 4×4 and Vintage Spares Day, this event is a great place to buy new, used, old and obsolete parts and accessories from all eras! With finds that also include, tools, farm memorabilia, agri-jumble, ex-army surplus and equipment, yard and shed clear-outs, tractor and machinery parts, stationary engines, camping gear and even vehicle sales.

The majority of this event is set outside, with a small selection of trade located indoors.

Book early to SAVE

  • Pre-book visitor tickets £8
  • Pre-book trade from £35
  • Children (16 and under) are FREE and dogs are welcome too

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13-14 April 2024

All About Dogs
Bring your dog to the Newbury Showground as the UK’s favourite dog event returns in April 2024!

It’s the perfect day out for you and your dog with two days full of exciting arena displays, expert advice, shopping and lots of fun have-a-go activities including the popular Fun Dog Shows where your dog can win rosettes, K9 Aqua Sports, talent competitions and more…

There’s something for dogs of all ages and breeds to enjoy – and if you don’t have a dog, there’s plenty of fun for humans too!

The All About Dogs Show takes place on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April 2024. Gates will be open from 9.30am – 5pm.

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13 - 14 April 2024

Newbury Garden Show
Packed with beautiful blooms and quality plants at amazing discount prices, the Newbury Garden Show returns for 2024, full of ideas and products to Spring your garden back to life.

Not only can you pick up the latest flowers and select the perfect seeds direct from the growers, but you can learn more about your garden from our friendly and knowledgeable exhibitors.

Or, if you’re looking for a gift for a friend or loved one, head into the Craft Area for some wonderful inspiration.

We invite you to join us for an inspiring day out at the Newbury Showground.

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17th - 19th May 2024

The Southern Motorhome & Campervan Show
Prepare for an exhilarating weekend at the Southern Motorhome & Campervan Show, the ultimate event for lifestyle enthusiasts and casual explorers alike! Nestled in the scenic Newbury Showground, this event promises a blend of adventure, entertainment, and shopping from the 17th to the 19th of May, 2024. Whether you’re a potential buyer or simply seeking a fun day out, there’s an array of activities and exhibits to indulge in.

Entertainment and Activities:

Evening Entertainment: Exclusive to our camping guests, enjoy a stellar line-up of live performances with a nostalgic twist. From the 60s hits to modern melodies, the indoor stage sets the scene for memorable nights. Note: Evening events are first-come, first-served, with a special ticketed performance on Saturday.

Daytime Entertainment:
Experience live acts throughout the day with a special 60s remix, vibrant musical performances, and more to be announced.

Local Excursions:
Take a coach trip to the historic city of Oxford or hop on the shuttle to Newbury Town Centre. Dive into local culture, history, and shopping!

Exhibitors:

Immerse yourself in an exhibition showcasing the latest and greatest in motorhomes, campervans, and related accessories. From luxury models to essential gadgets, the show’s exhibitors offer a glimpse into the best of the mobile lifestyle.

For the Buyers:

Discover a diverse range of new and used motorhomes and campervans from local and national dealers. Plus, stock up on all the camping essentials from top vendors.

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29 May 2024

Reading & District Kennel Association Premier Open Show
This one-day dog show has over 500 classes with prize money totalling over £1000.00. It is sponsored by Royal Canin, and all Group and Puppy group placings qualify for CRUFTS 2025. Further information may be obtained from the secretary, Elisabeth Scoates, eas.clydum@hotmail.co.uk.
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30 May - 2 June 2024

Southern Counties Canine Association Championship Dog Show
Southern Counties Canine Association Championship Dog Show is one of the oldest (it was founded in 1872) and one of the largest dogs shows south of Birmingham.

There will be trade stands, too. Entry is free but there is a car park charge per car and, if spectators would like to bring their dogs they can get a pass from the Secretary’s office for any number for a small fee. Full details of the show, breeds and their rings and maps of the showground are on our website at www.southerncountiesdogshow.org. Gundogs are on Thursday, Hounds and Pastoral Breeds are on Friday, Terriers and Toys are on Saturday and the Utility and Working breeds are on Sunday. Everyone is welcome.

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14 & 16 June 2024

Berkshire YFC Country Fayre
Berkshire Young Farmers is a small youth organisation with 4 clubs within Berkshire. Every year we hold a Country Fayre with a range of attractions and exhibitors along with the Young Farmer members taking part in practical show classes throughout the day.

Come and join us for a fun day out for all the family.

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22nd - 23rd June 2024

Newbury Radio Rally
Now in its 36th year, this event is one of the largest and most loved of its kind in the south of England.

It is organised and run by the Newbury And District Amateur Radio Society (NADARS) and attracts visitors from all over the country. This highly popular event provides the ideal venue for anyone interested in radio, electronics or computing. It offers the opportunity to buy and sell everything from the smallest components used for making your own projects, through to complete amateur radio systems. Whether you want the very latest full featured transceiver, or simply something second-hand at incredibly attractive prices, there are more than 100 stalls waiting to help you.

But buying or selling is not the only thing on offer, as there are other attractions too!

Each year NADARS provides its ‘Demonstration Marquee’ where you will see a live amateur radio station in contact with amateurs all over the world using voice, Morse code or data communications. Combine this with a number of national societies in attendance means that there is so much to see and do. There will also be refreshments available during the rally.

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20 July 2024

Newbury Summer Fest
Summer Fest – The BIG Family Day Out is new for 2024 and invites families to start their summer with a bang!

The festival will host multiple zones of attractions and offers families an array of activities to enjoy throughout the afternoon and into the evening.

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26 - 28 July 2024

Vanlife and Overlander Celebration
A fun filled family event celebrating everything we all love about Vanlife, Live music, Great atmosphere, Great food and stalls, Entertainment, lots of the things for Children to do.

Everyone welcome from tents to uni-mogs and everything in between – there is something for everyone.

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4 August 2024

West Berkshire Classic Vehicle Club 30th Annual Show

As the West Berkshire Classic Vehicle Club annual show enters its 30th year we have moved to the Newbury Showground, as we have outgrown our previous site.

This is one of the largest classic vehicle shows in the Thames Valley (if not the South of England). We welcome classic vehicles of all ages and types including vintage, sportscars, saloons, commercials and motorbikes. The last few shows have attracted around 1000 exhibitors each year. The show includes autojumble, trade stalls, charities and refreshments. We will also be joined once again by the amazing Watership Brass along with other displays. All the proceeds from the show are donated to blood cancer charities for critical research and treatments.

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9th - 11th August 2024

Retro Festival
Retro Festival 2024 is on!

That’s right Retro Festival will be at Newbury Showground 9th-11th August 2024.

Step back in time to the evocative music of yesteryear. Whether you seek to capture the lost glamour of the 30’s or the nostalgia of the 40s, you can rock n roll to 50s tunes, then get down to some rhythm and blues.

There’s family fun for everyone at this epic retro weekender. You can have a whirl on the dodgems, jump & jive at a tea dance and set your senses alight at our burlesque cabaret show.

Adore the classic & vintage cars we have on display. Browse the vintage clothing and retro treasures on offer with stalls aplenty. Hosting some of the best talent in the UK across 3 stages. With extended camping facilities to accommodate, Retro Festivals are not to be missed!

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18 August 2024

Stance Fever
Stance Fever the Show 2023 is coming to Newbury Showground.

A huge selection of some of the UK’s Show Stopping Water cooled, Air cooled, Static, Air Ride, Classics and OEM Show cars coming together in one place, This is a show not to be missed.

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21 - 22 September 2024

Newbury Show
After a 3 year break The Newbury & District Agricultural Society is thrilled to announce that Newbury Show is making a return in 2023, with Local business Ramsbury Brewing & Distilling co Ltd supporting as the headline sponsor.

The 2019 Show attracted nearly 55,000 visitors and received excellent reviews. Newbury Show is widely regarded as one of the best county shows in the country with a steadily increasing profile. Held over two days at Newbury Showground, and with easy access from Junction 13 of the M4 and A34 interchange, it attracts over 55,000 visitors from both East and West and North and South.

The Show remains true to its roots showcasing all aspects of farming & rural life in the area. Crops, agricultural technology, animals, artisan products, rural education, country pass-times, local produce and many other aspects of country life will all be on display.

With hours of entertainment for both young and old alike, Newbury Show is a great day out combining main ring displays, excellent shopping, a unsurpassed food hall experience, craft marquee, rural crafts, have-a-go activities plus all the traditions of a county show including agricultural machinery, vintage displays and the hugely popular ‘Grand Parade of Livestock’.

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6 October 2024

Land Rover, 4 x 4 and Vintage Spares Day
Join Land Rover Monthly as they return to Newbury for the second time this year for their flagship Spares Day – the biggest of its kind in Europe, spread over 25 acres in the rolling Berkshire countryside, this event is huge and a great opportunity to come along to buy or sell your autojumble to the masses, you’ll also get to meet loads of like-minded enthusiasts too.

A well-established, extremely busy Land Rover, 4×4 and Vintage Spares Day, this event is a great place to buy new, used, old and obsolete parts and accessories from all eras! With finds that also include, tools, farm memorabilia, agri-jumble, ex-army surplus and equipment, yard and shed clear-outs, tractor and machinery parts, stationary engines, camping gear and even vehicle sales.

The majority of this event is set outside, with a small selection of trade located indoors.

Book early to SAVE

  • Pre-book visitor tickets £8
  • Pre-book trade from £35
  • Children (16 and under) are FREE and dogs are welcome too

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23 - 24 October 2024

The Showman’s Show
The Showman’s Show is organised by Lance Show & Publications Limited. Since its inception in 1984 it has been the UK’s original and comprehensive exhibition of products, services and entertainment for the outdoor and special event world. More than 300 suppliers will be exhibiting the best products and services available in the event industry with in excess of 4,500 event professionals attending to meet new suppliers, network with colleagues and discover the latest innovations and technologies.
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6 November 2024

Southern Counties Farming and Machinery Show
The brand-new Southern Counties Farming & Machinery Show. Supporting the agricultural community in the South of England, the Show brings together the latest farming machinery from national manufacturers and regional dealers and suppliers plus support and advice on farming issues to the Newbury Showground on Wednesday 15th November, completely free of charge. The Show will include a live auction of over 200 items, a machinery handling demo area and seminar programme covering the key challenges facing farmers in the South.
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