If you're an animal lover, this is the page for you! The South Downs Show will be packed with animals, so if you want to watch sheep dancing, or take a selfie with an alpaca, you can't miss this event!
The animals below will be around throughout the whole weekend - they can't wait to meet you!
If you've never seen sheep dancing before, you'll fall about laughing! The team likes a bit of audience participation too, so you'll have a great time!
Learn all about sheep breeds and their wool. Take part in our 'have-a-go' sheep shearing.
REGULAR SHOWS OVER THE WEEKEND
WILD IN THE COUNTRY
Providing a unique, fun and interactive performance which delights every crowd, genial compere Malachy de Lacy and his band of ferrets of the day will offer several racing heats to run throughout the weekend.
SEVERAL RACES OVER THE WEEKEND
Come and meet the Dunreyth Alpacas and their owners! Learn all about the wonderful animals, the hypoallergenic properties of alpaca fleece, and of course...have the chance to take a selfie with the fluffy friends!
SELFIES AVAILABLE FROM 10AM!
The Dog AND SHEEP SHOW
The Dog and Sheep Show is (and has been) one of the leading Sheep Dog demonstrations in the U.K.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY
Miller's Ark Mobile Farm brings both children and adults into close contact with farm animals. Visitors are encouraged to interact with the animals - the menagerie is set to include many different types of farmyard animals including goats, miniature donkeys and even pigs (and many more)!
OPEN ALL WEEKEND
All information below is for The South Downs Show 2022. Information about specific arena acts, animals and displays for 2023 will be COMING SOON!
PORTSMOUTH GREYHOUND TRUST
Portsmouth Branch of the Greyhound Trust was one of the original branches, and has been established since 1975. Since then they have placed thousands of greyhounds in loving homes.
Come and meet some beautiful greyhounds and learn more about them. Guess the ages of the different dogs, win some awesome prizes.
VISIT ALL WEEKEND