New carving workshop introduced for this year’s Newport Show

A new carving workshop will feature at this year’s Newport Show for the first time, organisers have revealed.

A new carving workshop will feature at this year’s Newport Show
A new carving workshop will feature at this year’s Newport Show

Children and adults will have the chance to take part in magic wand making and spoon carving – while sat on wooden horses created by the professionals.

The new attraction has been added to the lineup for Shropshire’s premier one day show at Chetwynd Deer Park on Saturday, July 13.

Show Manager Sally Western said they’re delighted to be able to add a new feature in the Education Hub for all the family to enjoy.

“I saw the carving workshop take place last year and knew immediately it would be something that the people of Newport and Shropshire would enjoy,” she said.

“We’re so pleased we’ve been able to confirm them for this year’s show and are sure there will be plenty of people having a go for themselves.

“It is different to what else is on offer on show day but really compliments the rest of the line up.

“I look forward to seeing plenty of people walking around the show with their own beautifully crafted spoons and wands on July 13.”

The carving workshop will be provided by Amerton Art Studios.

The show will also feature entertainment for all the family including displays by Bolddog Lings freestyle motocross display team and the Mountain Bike Aerial Display (M.A.D.) team, as well as camel racing, hundreds of trade stands and 140 cattle and sheep classes, livestock, horses and dogs – including qualifying events for both the Horse of the Year Show and Crufts.

There is also vintage vehicle and machinery displays, an antique and country living marquee, handicraft and horticulture competitions, fairground rides and the Festival of Food area which features demonstrations, masterclasses and the best of regional food and drink.

Sally added: “There is always something for every visitor to enjoy, of all ages and interests.

“To be continually adding new attractions to our lineup shows how much we want to keep the show fresh for visitors who make a real day of it.

“Once again, unique to Newport Show, this year we’ll also have a festival feel in the early evening with live music from local bands.

Tickets can be bought online at www.newportshow.co.uk or reduced price late entry tickets can be bought at the pedestrian gate from 4pm.

Shropshire Live
Shropshire Live has been providing Shropshire with independent news and entertainment since 2009. Send us your news to interact@shropshirelive.com or call 01743 818 095. For advertising information call Fiona on 01743 816 817.
- Advertising -

Featured Articles

Summer in Shropshire

Things to do this Summer in Shropshire

There is so much going on across Shropshire this Summer, here are some events and things to do to get you out and about across our county.
Shrewsbury Flower Show Marquee

Shrewsbury Flower Show: Severn and Dingle marquees are blooming marvellous!

Stunning floral creations are very much the norm at Shrewsbury Flower Show but many people still may not know the horticultural works of art they lovingly care for and nurture at home can become an integral part of the event.
Burwarton Show 2019

Burwarton Show 2019 is a day for all the family

Thursday 1st August is the Burwarton Show 2019, a local event not to be missed with plenty to see and do for all ages.
Black Watch stern, Naeroyfjord, Norway

Escorted tours and cruises provide a great opportunity

This year, Worldchoice Travel Shrewsbury will be celebrating its 3rd Year of escorted cruise groups, departing from Shrewsbury. Black Watch Cruise Ship Escorted tours and cruises provide great opportunity...
Shrewsbury Castle

Archaeologists begin excavation at Shrewsbury Castle

An excavation has begun at Shrewsbury Castle after what appears to be walls buried by rubble, and possibly even a square tower were discovered during a geophysics survey.
High value bicycles were stolen

High value bicycles and power tools stolen in Bridgnorth

High value bicycles and power tools have been stolen during overnight burglaries in Bridgnorth.

Five injured in single vehicle collision in Muxton

Five people were injured following a collision in Muxton on Friday night.

Former Shrewsbury Town loanee Blades return in doubt

Former Shrewsbury Town loanee Dean Henderson may not be returning to recently promoted Sheffield United.
Bryan Jones, Shropshire’s chairman of selectors, wants Shropshire to start climbing the Western Division table

Shropshire’s cricketers seeking positive reaction against Cornwall at Bridgnorth

Chairman of selectors Bryan Jones wants Shropshire’s cricketers to respond positively as they target a first Unicorns Championship victory of the season.
Shrewsbury-born Jack Shantry has been granted a testimonial by Worcestershire in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the club over the last decade

James Taylor and Nick Hancock to be guest speakers at Jack Shantry’s testimonial dinner

James Taylor and presenter Nick Hancock will be guest speakers at Jack Shantry’s testimonial dinner at Wrekin College in September.
- Advertising -
Marches Growth Hub chairman Paul Hinkins and colleagues launch the £10million Growth Challenge

£10million Growth Challenge launched at packed funding summit

Businesses across Shropshire have been challenged to claim every last penny of a £10million funding pot designed to help drive growth and create jobs.
Shropshire construction businesses gather for SCE Meet the Buyer event at Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings

Construction businesses urged to become community champions

Businesses within the Shropshire construction sector have been told that becoming community champions will bolster their success when it comes to winning contracts for public sector projects.
Pictured from left, Maggie Duggan of Newport in Bloom, Sharon Taylor of Galliers Homes, Karen Claxton of Newport in Bloom and Paul Skitt, who was responsible for the planting the two planters

Galliers boost for Newport in Bloom

Family-owned building company Galliers Homes is helping Newport to look more colourful this year by getting involved in the town’s floral campaign.
The tiered herbaceous borders – a safe haven for many perennials and delicate plants

Goldstone Hall Hotel Gardens open for the National Garden Scheme

Goldstone Hall Hotel near Market Drayton is to open its gardens to the general public in support of the National Garden Scheme.
Museum of The Moon by Carolyn Eaton

Fundraising dinner set to be out of this world

Take part in a truly out of this world experience and dine in the shadow of the moon at a major fundraising event in the county later this year.
Willie and Sam (Men in Sheds) with Mayor Stephen Reynolds and Wayne Gethings

Walled garden reinvented in Madeley

An open day took place this week to show off a newly reinvented garden in Madeley.
- Advertising -
Lorrie Brown (left) pictured with her National Tribute and Music Award presented for her career and her charity work off stage

‘Sincerely Yours. The Vera Lynn Story’ returns to Theatre Severn

Lorrie Brown returns to the Walker Theatre in Shrewsbury with her show ‘Sincerely Yours. The Vera Lynn Story’ this November.

Relive the 1970s with T.Rextasy at Theatre Severn this September

Relive the good old days of the 1970s when T.Rextasy, presented by Sweeney Entertainments, heads to Theatre Severn this September.
Joining the workshop is Lucyelle Cliffe, known for performing in Les Misérables, Legally Blonde and the critically acclaimed Wicked

Face2Face Performance Academy welcome stars from the West End

Face2Face Performance Academy are set to host a three-day workshop with stars from the West End.
The Castle Hotel beer garden in Bishop’s Castle

The Castle Hotel in top ten beer gardens in the UK

The Castle Hotel in Bishop’s Castle has been named in a list of top ten best beer gardens in the Guardian.

Explore Shrewsbury’s award-winning Market Hall this summer

Explore Shrewsbury's award-winning Market Hall this summer and find amazing produce, cool places to eat and drink, unique art, handcrafts and more.
The Railwayman’s Arms at Bridgnorth

Severn Valley Railway pub achieves quality ale award

Staff at popular Severn Valley Railway pub The Railwayman’s Arms at Bridgnorth are celebrating this week after scooping a prestigious award for the quality of their beer.
- Advertisment -

Featured Articles

Weather

Shropshire
clear sky
18.1 ° C
19.4 °
16.1 °
77 %
3.1kmh
0 %
Tue
25 °
Wed
24 °
Thu
26 °
Fri
22 °
Sat
14 °
- Advertisment -
- Advertisment -

Latest Articles

- Advertisment -