Sunday 11th August 2019

Show News

Results for the 2018 Ripley Show have been published

The results for the 2018 Ripley Show have now been published and you can find them here.

Show Secretary Tammy Smith wrote the following report on the 2018 Show.

The 169th Ripley and District Agricultural and Horticultural Show took place in fine weather on Sunday 12th August 2018. Despite the gloomy weather forecast and early morning rain, the sun came out just as the first horses and ponies trotted up for the riding classes at 8.30 am.

We had a very successful show with over 1800 entries which is on a par with previous years. Stand out classes were the Heavy Horses, the Fancy Dress (with one Mum expertly catching her daughter as the pony tried to eject her) and an excellent display of Vintage Tractors, Vintage Machines and Classic Cars. There was a good turnout for the Sheep entries and those who visited the far side of the lake to see the sheep and pigs also enjoyed the legendary Sheep Show courtesy of Stuart Barnes.

Meanwhile in the Main Ring we were entertained by the fantastic Jez Avery Stunt Show, together with the brilliant terrier racing and hound and beagle parades.

There were many trade stands to visit and we also had a special stand for our chosen charity which this year is Headway Harrogate and District which helps to support and improve life for those in the area affected by a brain injury.

Thank you to all of our judges, members, life members, advertisers and sponsors and a huge thank you to the many, many stewards, volunteers and helpers. Special thanks go to our new Chairman, Mr Andrew Walmsley, our new Trade Stand Secretary, Michael Gulwell and to Sir Thomas and Lady Emma Ingilby.

Our next event is the Ripley Show Dinner which takes place on Friday 1st February 2019 at The Pavillions, Harrogate.

Our 2019 Show takes place on Sunday 11th Augustget the date in your diary!

Online Ticket Sales are now closed


Of course, you can still buy tickets at the gate on the day.

Ticket prices at the gate are as follows:

Adult: £10 each
Child (5-16): £5 each
Children under 5: free
Senior: £8 each

See you there!

Online ticket sales close on Monday, 6th August.

Advance tickets for the 2018 Ripley show, to be held on Sunday 12th August, can be purchased online until Monday, 6th August.

This is to allow for postal delivery of purchased tickets.

After advance ticket sales have closed you can purchase tickets at the gate on the day of the Show. But please note – if you buy tickets in advance they are cheaper – you can save up to 10% by buying advance tickets online.

If you intend to purchase advance tickets online, please ensure you buy them before the closing date.


Full 2018 Schedule now Published - Entry Deadline Friday, 20th July

The full schedule for the 2018 Riplay Show has now been published and can be viewed and downloaded online at .

The schedule includes an entry form. Please note that this year there is a separate entry form for Cattle Only. Please make sure you complete and return the correct form for your entry to be recorded.

The deadline for entries is Friday, 20th July 2018.

Advance Tickets for 2018 NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE

You can now buy advance tickets for the 2018 Ripley show online. Not only will you save queuing time at the gate, you’ll also save money! You can save up to 10% on the gate price by buying tickets in advance.

Don’t delay – advance sales will close on Saturday 4th August.

To buy your tickets, click here.

2018 Handicraft Section Published

The Handicraft Section for the 2018 Ripley Show has now been published. We publish the details of the Handicrafts section before the rest of the schedule to give entrants time to create their entries.

To view details of the Section click here.

2018 Ripley Show Annual Dinner

The 2018 Ripley Show Annual Dinner will be held at The Millstones, Skipton Road, Harrogate, HG3 2LT on Friday 2nd February 2018, 7.30pm for 8pm. All are welcome.
Tickets for the three-course dinner are £30 per person. Parties and tables are available for 10 people.
Please purchase your tickets from the Show secretary:

Miss Tammy Smith
3 Waterfront Mews
Apperley Bridge
Bradford BD10 0UR

Would you please make cheques payable to Ripley Show.

2017 Show Results now available

The results for the 2017 Ripley Show have been published on the website. Click here.

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