Delighted to announce we are going ahead in 2021

Fantastic Main Arena Attractions

Fun for all the family. In 2021 we are proud to announce a world class line up of attractions.  Read more details about our main arena attractions here. 

See you at Stanhope…second weekend in September

“A great family day out!”

Stanhope Agricultural Show is an historic Weardale show held annually on the second weekend of September.

In 2021 the show will take place on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th September.

Visitor Information Stanhope Show

Visitor Information

Like most shows we were forced to cancel in 2020 due the Covid-19 pandemic but look forward to being able to provide a warm Weardale welcome in 2021.  Read more here…

Trade Stand Space Stanhope Show

Trade Stands

We start to take bookings from trade stands from January.  Whatever type of business you run, we can accomodate you. Read about the options for booking trade stand space here.  

dog show Stanhope Show

Canine Classes

Come and see our wonderful 4-legged friends. Stanhope Show offers a  KC Open Dog Show, Terrier, Lurcher and Whippet Show and our Companion Dog Show is open to all.  Read more here. 

Equine Section

At Stanhope Show we have a wide range of horse classes from the huge Clydesdales to the smallest Welsh Ponies.  Read more here…


Walk amongst the pens and see close-up the top class examples of commercial and native breeds.  We welcome new exhibitors.  Read more… 

Industrial Stanhope Show


The industrial section takes place on the Saturday of show weekend and is a great opportunity for everyone to get involved and enter. Read more here. 

Fur & Feather

Visit our Fur & Feather marquee on Saturday and marvel at the numbers and variety of hens, pigeons, rabbits and cavies.  Read more here… 

Signpost Stanhope Show


Stanhope Show presents a unique opportuntity to “shop ’til you drop”!  Our  Traders, Festival of Shopping Marquee and Vintage & Upcycled Marquee  offer visitors a real diversity of quality goods. Read more here…


Members of Stanhope Agricultural Society enjoy admittance included to one day of the show, along with other member privileges including a vote at the AGM and access to the members’ bar. Read more here. 

Latest News

Stanhope Show Going Ahead September 2021

Stanhope Show Going Ahead September 2021

At a meeting on 23rd June the committee of  Stanhope Agricultural Society took the decision to go ahead with Stanhope Show. Plans were already underway for the show subject to this decision and we are delighted to be able to finalise plans for Stanhope's historic...

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Stanhope Show 2021

Stanhope Show 2021

We welcomed the announcement by the Government on Monday 22nd February regarding the roadmap for lifting lockdown restrictions. Whilst we are aware that many shows held early in the year have already taken appropriate action to cancel or postpone their shows, this...

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Trade Stand Applications Stanhope Show 2021

Trade Stand Applications Stanhope Show 2021

We are now welcoming applications from traders for trade stand space at Stanhope Agricultural Show 11th & 12th September 2021. As you know, we were, along with so many other events, forced to cancel our show in 2020, but are very hopeful that the show can go ahead...

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Vacancy For Grounds Manager

Vacancy For Grounds Manager

Please find below details regarding the position of Grounds Manager.  We are seeking the right candidate for this role and would like anyone interested to apply via email to Please include full details of why you are applying, what...

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Postal Address

General Secretary, Ms Lisa Johnstone

Virginia House, 5 North Terrace,


County Durham, DL2 3EE



Show Ground Address

Unthank Park, Stanhope,

County Durham, DL13 2PQ

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