Anglesey Show – more information from North.Wales
Every year for two days in August, the Anglesey Agricultural Show throws open its gates and welcomes visitors to view competitions, displays, and shows.
When does it open?
You can expect to get access to the show from as early as 8am each day. Those participating in the show typically get access earlier in the morning, so they can be ready for the start time.
Where does it take place?
The event is organised at the Showground in Gwalchmai, Holyhead. This is the venue of the Anglesey Agricultural Society. The postcode is LL65 4RW if you are going there with the help of satnav. The Showground is just off the main A5 Holyhead Road, accessible from the A55 North Wales Expressway.
What’s on in future shows?
Each year you can expect to see a host of events and competitions taking place at the show. With around 56,000 people attending the most recent show, it is a popular event with trade stands, a stage, and a full programme of events to look forward to. It is also designed to appeal to the whole family – ideal if you are on holiday in Anglesey at the time and you’re looking for a good day out everyone can enjoy.
Examples of some of the events you can look forward to
Events vary according to the specific annual show you go to, but there are popular events that regularly make appearances in the show programme:
• A stunt show designed to wow the crowds
• Sheep shearing
• Strongest man and woman
• A tractor display featuring vintage and modern designs
• Live music on the show stage throughout both days
Watch the judges make their decisions
A key part of the Anglesey Agricultural Show is the judging of various animals. There are rings for sheep judging, goats judging, and cattle judging around the showground. You might even spot the show jumping ring – the ideal place to be if you love horses and want to see the best competing to win.
Getting the most out of your time at the Anglesey show
If you like the sound of the show and you want to attend next August, visit the official website and download the map of the showground. This provides details of where the rings, fairground areas, stands, stage, and marquees are. With plenty of food and drink on offer, you’re sure to enjoy your time at the show, whether you attend on just one day or both.
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