Category: News

Making the Emley Show more accessible with free mobility scooter hire

We aim to make the show as accessible as possible for members of the public and this year we are teaming up with Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees who are providing a number of mobility scooters free of charge for people who might find it difficult to walk the around the show ground. You do not need to be registered disabled. Scooters will be available at the Blue Gate and...

Main Arena Schedule Released

Main Arena Show Day Schedule 2019 Emley Show Main Arena schedule has now been confirmed for 3rd August 2019 show day. This year will see a more traditional main arena bringing the heart of the show for the public’s entertainment and participation. Emley Band will welcome and open the event with a traditional and very Yorkshire brass band welcome to start the days events. Animals and children will then fill...

Calling all green-fingered gardeners!

Are your tomatoes terrific, your cucumbers colossal, your dahlias delightful and your roses remarkable? If so why not try entering some of the classes in the Horticulture Section at Emley Show? All our entrants are gardeners just like you. Some have lots of experience and grow some fabulous produce to interest and motivate you. But most are people just like you with a garden and some lovely flowers and super...

Honey at the Emley Show 2019

Wakefield & Pontefract Beekeepers Association have held their annual honey show at the Emley Show for a number of years now. Besides showing a wide variety of hive products including different honeys, candles, wax flowers, meads and cakes, we offer demonstrations of skep making, a virtual hive and an observation hive with live bees. Our members are on hand to give advice and answer any questions on beekeeping; the honey...

Bringing Water Onto The Show Ground

Water is vital for all animals large and small at the Emley Show and all the four legged visitors too. Installation beings about one week before show day. Water being installed at Emley showground for the cattle troughs which Graham and the good Mr. Bray have strived to install for the last three years with help from student Will Robertshaw. Testing the depth came up to Will’s ankles and Marcus’...

Rosette Orders Are Placed – for the 2019 Show

The rosette orders are now being placed for the whole show. Rachel has the wonderful job of collating each sections requirements for their prize rosettes. This year there will be about 600 rosette to be won across the whole show. Visit our website to see which classes you can enter to take home one of the prestigious rosettes