Arena Attractions 2023 Stanhope Show

by | Jun 19, 2023 | Attractions

Saturday14th & Sunday 15th September 2024

We are so excited to announce our main arena attractions for 2023.

Saturday 9th September 2023

The fantastic Mark Lawson brings his Highland Games to Stanhope Show once again. This is great entertainment and since we introduced it to Stanhope Show in 2021, the team have built a good following. Watch as competitors undertake a number of highland game disciplines using strength and skill to aim to be the best.

We welcome back old friends, Walworth Birds of Prey, on Saturday 9th.  Along with a static display where you can get close to these magnificent raptors, Walworth Castle will perform two flying displays throughout the day.

We are so excited to welcome Cactus Djake’s Wild West Show to Stanhope.  Brought to us by Les Amis Stunt Team this is something new for our show.  You can see them at the Royal Lancashire Show here:


Sunday 10th September

On Sunday 10th September we introduce something new for Stanhope Show. Anyone bringing their dog to the show can have a go at the fun Gundog Scurry. How is your dog’s retrieving? Can he or she clear the straw bales to successfully retrieve and return a dummy? Yes? No? It doesn’t matter!  This promises to be a lot of fun. Is interactive for all with a family pet and is fantastic spectator sport.

Once again we have been succesful in securing championship Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling. This year sees the World Championships for the under 18/10 stone category. We welcome our friends from all over the North as they compete and watch this fantastic, traditional sport.

For our thrill seekers, we have secured Lee Musselwhite’s FMX Freestyle Motocross team. Enjoy the gravity defying stunts, this is not to be missed!

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There will of course be bands in the Members Marquee from 4pm on Sunday 10th September.  Details will be announced in due course. This is strictly members only.