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Melplash Show

26 August 2021

The Melplash Agricultural Society Show is one of the South West’s premier agricultural exhibitions and is held at The West Bay Show grounds, Bridport, Dorset on the last Thursday before the August Bank holiday.  Sadly, we will not be holding a show in 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic, but we will be back in 2021.  Our 2021 show will be held on Thursday 26th August and there really will be something for everyone at our show.  The show is packed full of exhibits including livestock, horses, homecrafts and horticulture.  There are over 400 trade stands selling everything from locally produced food to tractors… and plenty in between!

Farming and agriculture really are at the heart of our show and visitors will be able to watch judging of the wonderful animals.  We will be building on the success of our Discover Farming marquee – a must visit for all families who are interested in learning more about food production and farming.  There will be a number of activities and interactive demonstrations where children of all ages can get hands on experience of a variety of ‘Farm to Food’ activities.

Our main arena entertainment for 2021 is yet to be announced but keep checking back here, we will advise as soon as confirmed!

Our show is a great day to meet with friends, enjoy the countryside and learn more about West Dorset.  It also offers a fantastic platform to conduct business so there really is something for everyone.  We hope you enjoy browsing our website and reading about our Society, we hold several competitions and other events throughout the year finishing with our hedgelaying and ploughing match in September.

We hope to see you at our show!


  • Trade Stands
  • Arena Entertainment
  • Countryside Area
  • Local Food & Drink
  • Livestock competitions and showing
  • Rural Crafts and Homecrafts
  • Horticulture
  • Vintage Displays
  • Funfair
  • Entertainment
  • Show Jumping and Equine classes
  • Heavy Horses
  • Bee & Woodcraft zone
  • Hedgelaying
  • Ploughing
  • Young Farmers Club
  • Dogs Allowed - Yes
  • Disabled Access - Yes


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