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FAMILY FUN

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The South Downs Show is the perfect country show for the whole family. We've ensured there's plenty to do for children including an impressive helter skelter, circus skills fun and of course, the awesome animal exhibits! 

All attractions below will be available throughout the weekend. 

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BlackwELL BUSHCRAFT

Blackwell Bushcraft aspires to improve mental wellbeing by teaching practical outdoor skills to gain self reliance and confidence without the requirement of modern technology.

Come and tap into your ancestors' knowledge and dare to be wild!

 

Blackwell Bushcraft will be running sessions in the Bush Craft Zone across both days of the show. Click to the link below to find out more! 

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PETERSFIELD DISTRICT ANGLING CLUB

This will feature a live casting experience, along with a set up to catch imitation fish (foamex cut-outs) with a seat box, demonstrations about tackle, fish handling and fishing rod with nets to win free coaching lessons.

OPEN ALL WEEKEND

Old Thyme Funfairs’ Helter Skelter 

The ONLY complete wooden example still on tour ornately decorated in a traditional style Helter Skelter is coming to the show! The traditional helter skelter was built, along with four others in the early 1900s by Griffiths and Morgan of Shepherds Bush, London and has recently appeared on ITV’s Downton Abbey.

OPEN ALL WEEKEND

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Jake’s Circus Skills

Jake's Circus skills will be bringing along their huge variety of Circus equipment for everyone to have a go at including Spinning Plates, Diabolo, Fun pedals, Mini bikes, Stilts, Tight wire, Unicycles and lots more… 

Juggling Jake and Chris the Juggler will be on hand to assist and demonstrate and may even put on a couple of Shows...  Find them under their red and yellow Star Tent.

OLD FASHIONED RIDES

Travel back in time and enjoy some old fashioned rides! Try out the vintage dobby horse carousel or test your strength and see if you can ring the bell! Lots of fun for all the family.

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PUNCH AND JUDY

A zone of FREE children's entertainment including a circus skills workshop, old fashioned Punch & Judy and close up magic shows throughout each day.

OPEN ALL WEEKEND

LASER CLAY PIGEON SHOOTING

After the popularity of last year, the laser clay pigeon shooting is returning as another FREE attractions for all to enjoy.

OPEN ALL WEEKEND

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GIANT OUTDOOR GAMES

Play against friends and family with a range of giant outdoor games to enjoy each day for FREE.

OPEN ALL WEEKEND

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