The Hampshire Country Fair is back! At a new venue with new attractions and some classic favourites. It’s being held over the early May Bank Holiday (5th & 6th May 2013). The exciting new venue is the Netley Marsh Showground, close to Southampton, the New Forest, Winchester and all of its motorway network.
Three large arenas featuring all day entertainment, attractions, dare devil stunts and country sports create a wonderful show piece.
To complete the family theme, lots of children’s fun and activities have been included to keep them entertained for the whole day long. Water balls, puppet shows, bouncy castles, face painting, make and take and maybe learn to handle a gundog, fish and fly a hawk.
This year see’s first class entertainment provided by some of the country sides top sports names and organisations. Making an appearance in the main arena is National Horse Boarding Championships. This extreme country sport combines the excitement of horse racing with mountain boarding and guarantees an action -packed spectacle for contestants and spectators alike.
Other attractions include
Children’s events and entertainment
Living Heritage Open Scurry Driving Championship
Cyril the Squirrel and his Racing Terriers
Chefs on stage (supported by I Love British Turkey)
David Seamark Sheepdogs
Trochry Gun Dogs (A)
Chase The Bunny
Fly Casting Demonstration (A)
Working Ferrets Display - Pakefield Ferrets
Fishing with Peter Johnson
Marquees throughout the event will host an array of delicious local foods, drinks and superb arts and crafts. Hampshire Fair is renowned for having the best selection of top craftsman from throughout the UK. If this isn’t enough Hampshire features endless country shopping.