The 126th Egton show

The 126th Egton Show took place in North Yorkshire today. Egton remains one of the largest village shows in the country and is run by a band of voluntary helpers. This year the event featured wrought iron and farrier displays, basket-weaving, a farmers market along with horse, cattle, sheep, goat, ferret, fur and feather classes.Continue reading “The 126th Egton show”

Egton Gooseberry Show – 2015

Close to Whitby and tucked away in the North York Moors national park is the small village of Egton Bridge. Each year on the first Tuesday in August the village holds the annual Gooseberry Show. Competitive gooseberry events used to be very popular until the start of the First World War with around 170 showsContinue reading “Egton Gooseberry Show – 2015”