Next Show Saturday & Sunday 29th & 30th July 2023
Saturday 11.30 – 5.30 & Sunday 10.30 – 5.30
The Portishead Summer Show is a combination of a traditional flower and produce show and a country fair and also offers the opportunity to shop …..
The 2023 Show is the 160th anniversary for the Portishead and District Horticultural Society, whose members organise and host the Show. Membership of the Society is available for £20.00 which provides the opportunity to enter the Show free of charge, access to the members evenings with talks from gardening experts and the chance to enter Members only classes.
We have lined up some fantastic entertainment for our 2023 Show including Fusion Extreme Mountain Bike Display, The Mini Pony Show, M & M Gundogs, Happy Hooves Mobile Farm with a return visit from Shetland Performance Display Team. We also have music from the Batala Samba Band, Barnacle Buoys and The Cat’s Pyjamas – and Punch and Judy, Fun Dog Show, S4k Fun Sports for children……
The feedback from the public, traders and entertainers for the 2022 Show was fantastic
“What a great summer spectacular show … even to the point of amazing … so busy … great organisation … so many happy faces … and as for the exceptional Hogg show … Giant Tortoises, Sheep and so on … captivating … and others … they will be remembered for their outstanding contributions. Thanks to the organisers, what a day”
“When Portishead puts on a show for all ages it does so with thought dignity and pride … just amazing not forgetting meeting up with so many happy folk … it was a great reunion!”
“It was my first visit and I was shocked at how many people were there and how well organised it all was”.
Shetland Performance Display Team “Thank you for having us. We had great fun “
The 2023 Show includes the Shetland Performance Display Team, Happy Hooves Mobile Farm, M & M Gundogs, Fusion Extreme Trials Bike Display as well as Rollo and Sprout – the Mini Pony Show on Sunday. We are also hosting the Portishead Annual Fun Dog Show
Flowers & more
With over 24,000 square feet under canvas for the horticultural, floral, handicrafts, children’s classes, cookery, photographs and art work.
We have our own refreshment tent in addition to freshly made sourdough pizzas from Woodfired Events, traditional ice-cream and waffles from Millards of Weston Super Mare and Fizz Box Bar sell Prosecco, beer, cider, wine and Pimms.
Music & Entertainment
The Cat’s Pyjamas, Barnacle Buoys and the Batala Samba Band. In addition to the Stepping Stones School of Dance, McClennan School of Irish Dance and Children’s Fun Sports with S4K, also have Punch and Judy Shows on both days, which are popular with the children and adults!