Falstone Border Shepherds' Show (est. 1885) www.falstoneshow.com

This year’s Show took place on Saturday 19th August. With the Sun shining & only a shower of rain.

The new Show Field seemed to be a hit.

With more entries than previous years, the competition was intense.

Winners of cups & special prizes can be found on the 2023 winners page in the Archive

You can also check out the photos in our Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100068930674714

Photos from this years show to view at 2023 Gallery

Full details including the Schedule and entry form are on the 2023 page. Closing date for 2023 entries will be Monday 24th July.

The 2023 Judges and Timetable have been updated.

Anyone wishing to provide sponsorship, book a trade stand/table in the craft tent or place an advert in the Show Catalogue please contact the secretary.

The Show is a friendly and welcoming public event exhibiting the livestock, working animals, skills and sports associated with local agriculture and the community. This traditional rural event also includes activities for children, trade stands, competitions, food & drink and entertainment.

The Falstone Border Shepherds’ Show was established in 1885, but reluctantly had to be cancelled in 2020 and 2021 due to restrictions and uncertainty as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The Show Committee thank everyone for their past, current and continuing help and support. Held in Falstone Northumberland each August, the Show includes classes for Blackfaced, Swaledale Cross, Mule Sheep and ‘Any other breed’, shepherds’ dogs, terriers, hounds, sheep dog trial, vegetables, cakes, eggs, sewing, knitting, sticks, children’s work, homemade drinks, photography, children’s and adult’s sports, fell race, quoits, pony sports and jumping. Each year there are special classes added, look out of those linked to The King’s Coronation.

The Schedule comprising the list of classes, requirements, prizes and rules, and the entry form are published in early summer. Entries and fees, subject to the Rules of the Show, need to be received by the last Monday in July. The Show timetable is published in advance of the Show Day to confirm when exhibits need to be placed and when they can be removed. A full list of Cups and Special Prizes is printed in the Show Catalogue, available to purchase at the Show.

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