The Great Middleton Park Show 2023

Middleton’s Country Show is the theme of this year’s Great Middleton Park Show, which takes place on Sunday 10 September.

Organised by the Friends of Middleton Park, the show started life in 2009 and whilst it has grown considerably, it remains true to its original aims:

  • To encourage all local residents to enjoy and take pride in their community, their gardens and their park,
  • By encouraging all people -including children – to garden, grow their own food and visit the park and its woodlands,
  • Whilst raising environmental awareness and encouraging local or homegrown consumption.

The Produce Show is the heart of the event. In the marquee you will find entries in over 40 classes of fruit, veg, flowers, baking, art and craft.

All entries must be brought to the Show marquee on the day of the event between 8:30am and 11am.

Beyond the produce tent you will find a market street of stalls, refreshments and entertainment spread out around the lake, visitor centre and bandstand.

Attractions this year include live music from South Steel and Yorkshire Imperial Bands; Bhangra and Line Dancing, Dance fit and tug of war. All compered by DJ Danny.

Animal attractions include birds of prey, ferret racing and donkey rides. There will also be inflatable play, trampolining and pop up sports. The bowling green will be open for to try your hand.

The show runs from 1-4pm and you are encouraged to bring your own reusable beaker or water bottle for drinks – you’ll get get a discount at the cafe.

Show goers are encouraged to walk, cycle or come by bus. If you do drive, parking in the park is for disabled drivers only. You can park at Leeds Urban Bike Park or John Charles Centre For Sport overflow car park, a short walk from the site.
For full details including how to enter the produce show go to: show.fomp.co.uk

 

Photo: The Imperial Band play at a previous show

 

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