Main Arena Attractions

Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September 2024

Plans for the 182nd Stanhope Show are moving forward with some fantastic main arena acts secured for both Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September.

Saturday 14th September

Paul Swift Stanhope Show Saturday 14th September 24

Mark Lawson Highland Games who is bringing his competitors back to Stanhope in ’24 with the exciting Weardale shows Highland Games competition.

Pakefield Ferrets is the home of Yorkshire based rabbit controller, author, sporting journalist, demonstrator, and all round rabbiting aficionado Simon Whitehead. We are looking forward to introducing Simon at Stanhope Show ’24.

Paul Swift Precision Driving is the global leader in precision driving and we are so excited to welcome his team back to Stanhope! With a new arena act this is not to be missed!

Sunday 15th September

Dead Body, Dan Whitby (Photo cred FMXPHOTOGRAPHY)

Sunday morning is all about the gentle giants of the heavy horse turnout. Do not miss these spectacular beauties.

Pakefield Ferrets is the home of Yorkshire based rabbit controller, author, sporting journalist, demonstrator, and all round rabbiting aficionado Simon Whitehead. We are looking forward to introducing Simon at Stanhope Show ’24. Simo0n is appearing on both Saturday and Sunday of the show.

Bold Dog Lings is coming to Stanhope Show! We are excited to welcome back this awesome act back to our arena. Guaranteed to provide thrills.

Cumberland & Westmorland Wrestling is a much loved regular attraction at Stanhope. This year we are proud to present a Ladies World Championship.  For centuries, backhold wrestling has gripped the hearts of wrestlers and spectators alike.

The fascination of combat with its simple rules and subtle mix of speed, strength, agility, skill and determination is not to be missed on Sunday afternoon at Stanhope.

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