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Upcoming Events
We’re just updating our website – we’ll 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 queries regarding specific events so it’s best you contact the event organisers directly.

Throughout 2022

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.

10 April 2022

Land Rover Monthly / 4 x 4 Spares Event
Mark Woodward’s excellent 4 x 4 spares events were recently bought by Land Rover Monthly magazine, and after a successful first event at Malvern in February, expectation is high for what is traditionally the biggest event in the Land Rover 4 x 4 spares market. Over 25 acres of parts come to the showground on Sunday April 10th– don’t miss it!

Expect more stands, a wider choice of products, and the opportunity to meet up with fellow Land Rover/ 4 x 4 enthusiast’s products, come and find what you need to enjoy a Summer of driving your favourite vehicles. There is so much to see, put the date in your diary!

17-18 April 2022

All About Dogs
The All About Dogs Show is the UK’s FAVOURITE dog event for dogs of all shapes and sizes – and it’s returning even bigger and better in 2022!

Bring your dog for 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 you and your dog can win rosettes, plus K9 Aqua Sports, talent competitions, live music and more…

There’s something for dogs of all ages and breeds to enjoy – and it’s great fun for humans too!

17-18 April 2022

Newbury Garden Show
Packed with beautiful blooms and quality plants at amazing discount prices, the Newbury Garden Show returns for 2022, 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 Village for some wonderful inspiration.

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

13 - 15 May 2022

The Southern Motorhome & Campervan Show
Join us in your motorhome, campervan, caravan or tent in Newbury for a celebration of the Sixties. A great value weekend away with friends, renowned for its entertainment and extensive exhibition area. Relive the swingin’ Sixties for four nights and remember this much-loved era of music.

Four nights camping for £75
Four nights of live entertainment included in your pitch
For just an extra £10 per adult, be part of the headline show from The New Pacemakers feat. Mike D’Arbo | Marmalade | Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Titch
Spend your day exploring local and national dealers, who will be displaying a diverse range of new & used motorhomes and campervans for sale
Shop a vast amount of exhibitors showcasing everything you could need for your next camping trip.

2022 Models | Motorhomes | Campervans | Conversions | Fifth Wheels | Motorhome Essentials | Awnings | Outdoor Clothing | Electricals | Camping Equipment | Electric Bikes | Leading Clubs | Demonstrations

Camping (Pre-Booked)

Thursday – Monday = £75.00

Friday – Monday = £72.00

Click here to reserve your pitch

Day Visitor
Friday / Saturday 9:30am-5:00pm | Sunday 9:30am-4:00pm

Pre-booked: £5.00 | Non-booked: £8.00

Click here to book a day ticket

20 & 22 May 2022

Berkshire YFC Country Fayre & Wurzels Event
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.

This year we are very excited to have Bob Hogg Sheep racing, Kintbury Gun Dogs, Vine & Craven Hounds and a Farm Machinery demonstration in the Main Ring. We also have a Countryside Area with Ferret racing, Donkey rides & petting animals. A range of Tradestands, Craft Fayre & Food Fayre. Butlers Hot Air Balloons are coming with their hot air balloons. Mr Muddle Magician, Fun Fair & Climbing Wall. Family picnic area with entertainment. Young Farmer show classes.

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

2 - 5 June 2022

Southern Counties Canine Association Championship Dog Show
Southern Counties Canine Association Championship Dog Show is the oldest (it was founded in1872) and one of the largest dogs shows south of Birmingham and last year over 8,000 dogs were entered over four days. You can see the Gundogs on Thursday 2nd June, Hounds and Terriers on Friday, Utility and Toys on Saturday and Working and Pastoral breeds and Best in Show on Sunday 5th.

There will trades stands, too. Entry is free but there is a car park charge of £10 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 £10. Full details of the show, breeds and their rings and maps of the showground are on our website. All are very welcome.

26 June 2022

Newbury Radio Rally
Now in its 33rd 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 it’s ‘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. This year will be will be demonstrating live television transmissions via amateur radio satellites circling the earth. Combine this with a number of national societies in attendance means that there is so much to see and do.

17 July 2022

Spring Vehicle Meet & Autojumble

In its 29th year and usually held at Easter (hence the name!) this is a static event attracting American, European and British classic cars and bikes, commercial and military vehicles, as well as a good number of autojumble, trade, retro and craft stalls both inside and out.


The show is open to the public on Sunday 17th July from 10am to 4pm and entry is adults £5, seniors £4. children £3, free parking.


For more information and exhibitor/vendor entry forms email or phone 07889 630544 or 01264 363295.

23 JULY 2022

Berkshire Balloon and Action Extravaganza
Head to Newbury Showground this summer and witness Awesome Hot Air Balloons, Death Defying Demonstrations, Adrenaline Fuelled Stunts and a Full Action Extravaganza!

There will be a huge fairground, bounce fest, craft stalls, bars and food traders!

The perfect start to the summer holidays, bring a picnic and make magical memories with your friends and family!

Gates open at 1pm with attractions throughout the day and into the evening before a lower noise fireworks grand finale!

Tickets are selling fast, get yours before it’s too late!

31 JULY 2022

Stance Fever
Stance Fever the Show 2022 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.

12-14 August 2022

Retro Festival
Retro Festival 2022 is on!

That’s right Retro Festival will be at Newbury Showground 12th-14th August 2022.

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!

20-22 AUGUST 2022

Summer XL Tour
The Labyrinth Challenge Summer XL is the Family event of the summer!

It is open daily, between 1000-1800 (gates open from 0930) and it promises to be a great day out for the entire family. Come along, and take on our 1000ft long inflatable Obstacle Course – the Labyrinth Challenge: with 18 exciting new obstacles and challenges for 2022, it really is the Biggest and Best Inflatable Obstacle Course around!

For guests under 1.2m, we have our massive Inflatable Themed Castle – The Realm! With over 650ft of obstacles, slides and challenges, it is a must for any child!

Plus -Enjoy an award winning Circus performance in our huge Big Top – this years theme is ‘Cabaret’ and will leave audiences wowed. There will also be Funfair Rides, Inflatable Attractions and Food and Drink stations and lots more going on, so why not make a day of it?…..

17 September 2022

Ploughing Match
The Ploughing Match is back for 2022!

With thanks to the kind permission of Dan Willis, the 2022 Open Ploughing Match will be hosted at Rookery Farm, Curridge on Saturday 17th September 2022.

Visitors can enjoy the tradition of ploughing, featuring the latest state-of-the-art machinery, vintage tractors, working steam engines and the horse-drawn ploughs.

Ploughmen from across the UK, as well as young home-grown local talent, will be hoping to win top spot in each of their classes and qualify for the National Ploughing Championships.

Farming, both old and new, is brought to life in unique working demonstrations. The magnificent heavy horses decorated with ornate brass and leather harness will work alongside many different styles of vintage tractor and plough.

In contrast, top machinery firms will be demonstrating their latest, most up-to-date and powerful multi-furrow ploughing units used by today’s farmers.

As well as the Ploughing Match, the hotly contested domestic competitions will take place with an array of homemade cakes and hedgerow liqueurs. Anyone can enter and all exhibits are auctioned off at the end of the day and proceeds go to the Society’s chosen charity for the year.

2 October 2022

Land Rover Monthly / 4 x 4 Spares Event
The second event at Newbury offers the same great experience, as visitors prepare their vehicles for winter repairs and restoration. One of Europe’s biggest events of its type, Why not come and bag a bargain, or find that elusive, important part you are looking for? There is an Agrijumble, and stacks of vintage memorabilia on hundreds of stalls an displays.

Pre-book your tickets using the button below, and save on day visitor entry or pre-book your plot and save on the on-the-day pitch price.

We look forward to welcoming you to Newbury…

19 & 20 October 2022

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.

Contact Us

(+44) 01635 247111
Newbury Showground Priors Court, Hermitage, Thatcham RG18 9QZ