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2021 Royal Isle of Wight County Show – Cancelled

The organising committee of the Royal Isle of Wight County Show has announced the cancellation of 2021’s show due to continued absence of clarity about how events will be allowed to operate this year in regards to Coronavirus (COVID-19). We very much regret the need to make this decision because [...]

Everything’s ‘sheep shape’ for the County Show!

As Chairman of the County Show, it’s Graham Biss’s job to ensure that everything is ‘sheep shape’. And he’s pleased to report that his team are on track to put on ‘the show of the summer’ on Sunday 30 August. The Royal Isle of Wight County Show promises to be [...]

Holy cow, not long til the County Show!

Get a moooove on and get your tickets now for the County Show! The Royal Isle of Wight County Show takes place on Sunday 30 August giving you the chance to meet all kinds of farm animals, including some prize winning Guernsey cows. You can get up close to three [...]

Bargain hunters should buy a bus ticket in advance!

You can grab a bargain when you come by bus! To celebrate the 120th County Show on Sunday 30 August, Southern Vectis will be offering £10 off their Group Rover – it will cost just £15 for up to five people to have UNLIMITED travel for 24 hours. Don't forget [...]


Have a look around…

Fancy getting a sneak preview of the Royal Isle of Wight County Show without leaving your armchair? Here's a video we prepared earlier, showing all the fun at 2017's show. Enjoy!

2020 date for County Show announced…

We are delighted to announce the date of the 2020 Royal Isle of Wight County Show, so put it in your diaries now: Sunday 30 August 2020 The countdown has begun:

Working with the Island’s schoolchildren

We are delighted to be working with over 200 school children across the Island. The kids will be helping us to decorate the showground and we look forward to showing you their work soon. They will be designing posters, creating models of chickens and ducks from recycled materials, decorating [...]

Welcome to the 120th show!

We are delighted to announce that the 120th Royal Isle of Wight County Show will take place at the County Showground in Northwood on Sunday 30th August. We have lots of fun events that you can read about on this website and we're super excited about our very special [...]

Online tickets available now

For the first time in our 186 year history, we are offering online ticket sales! Get your tickets in advance and guarantee that you'll be at the most memorable show of the summer. You'll also get a chunky discount. Tickets for adults will be £12.50 at the gate - [...]

Supporting young people with scholarships

Proceeds from The Royal Isle of Wight County Show will be spent on bursaries and grants to support young people who want to gain skills in the agricultural sector. The Royal Isle of Wight Agricultural Society's Rural Careers Fund is a scheme which offers financial support to people aged under [...]

Enjoy lovely & local food and drink – look for the Wight Marque!

Contact Info

Shide Meadows Centre, Shide Road, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 4QU

Phone: 0845 226 9098


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