Show Secretary: Julia Watson

Welcome to Gosforth Agricultural Society


Registered Charity No. 1176889

Poultry competitions are back at the show - go to the classes for this year's schedule.

Further information: View All Show Classes and Trade Stands


Admission: Adults = £10 / School age Children = £3 / Ringside Parking = £10 / Free parking available

The show field is open from 0845hrs to the public with competitions starting at 0900hrs. 

2024 Attraction

Steven Longton Sheep Dogs and Runner Ducks

Steven Longton Sheep Dogs and Runner Ducks
Steven Longton Sheep Dogs and Runner Ducks

2024 attraction is Steven Longton and his Sheep dogs

Steven Longton is an experienced shepherd and sheepdog trainer and is currently competing alongside his dad, Thomas Longton, at various sheepdog trials.

He has appeared on the BBC and represented England as a youngster on ‘One Man and His Dog’.
Steven has been giving sheepdog demonstrations with either sheep, geese and ducks throughout the British Isles at large country shows or small village fetes. The display presents an educational experience, where the skill and commitment of a working sheepdog, doing its daily work, is exhibited.
However, there is also plenty of amusement for the family, especially when the ducks start to misbehave… this is a display not too be missed!

Also in the Main Ring - the Costume Concours d'Elegance, whereby riders, both side saddle or astride will dress up in costumes from years gone by to look as elegant as possible.
Weather permitting, there the vintage section will show off their beautifully restored vehicles in the main ring.

The grand parade of prize winning exhibitors from the mornings judging will also parade.
After the parade there will be some fun classes in the show jumping - Horse & Groom/Horse & Hound and the big prize money pot for the Accumulator.

Non stop action from the show opening it's gates to the early evening - loads to see and do.

Photographs credited to Steve Smailes Photography

Supporting the show

The Gosforth Agricultural Society would love to hear from anyone who wants to volunteer to help organise the show and from people/businesses who would like to support the show through advertising or sponsorship (forms also available under the Trade Stand tab). Please don't hesitate to get in touch with me via


  • Applications now being taken for Trade stands, Rural Crafts and History tents.
  • Advertising and sponsorship opportunities for companies wishing to support the show

Contact Us

If you are interested in supporting the show please contact Julia Watson:

Gosforth Agriculture Show

Registered Charity number: 1176889

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