Combe Village Show

Combe Village Show

Sunday 26th May at Hearn Field

11am to 7pm

Hearn Field in the village of Combeinteignhead, is a beautiful outdoor space donated to the community. Please join us for our 2024 Combe Village Show!

Admission is TBC, under 3’s are free. Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome.

 Competitions  

If you’re up for some friendly competition, we have all the classic categories, open to anyone and everyone, including children: Horticulture, Cookery, Handicrafts, Flowers and Photography.

Judged completely anonymously by local enthusiasts / professionals, in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Check back soon to find the confirmed categories and rules for this year.

Judges will select an overall winner from each category to be awarded “Best in Show”.


   Entertainment

We have lots of fun and entertaining attractions to enjoy on the day!

Including:

Combe Village Show Gypsy Caravans

Romany Caravans – Combe residents Derek and Carol will be joining us to show off their lovingly restored wagons.

Uncle Tacko – Children’s entertainer, lots of fun and frivolity, including a “try your strength machine!”

Free Kids Crafts – Becky will be running several craft classes for kids throughout the day, using recycled materials.

Live Music – Talented local musicians will be performing throughout the afternoon, plus our headline act The Dillyboys will be playing their energetic, foot-stomping folk from 5 – 7pm!

Face Painting – Sally-Anne will have her brushes and paint ready.

Classic Vehicles – we’ll have a range of classic vehicles on display.

Pow Wow Alpacas – wonderful, curious and gentle animals. Joined by their owner, who will be on hand to talk all things Alpacas.

Check back as we keep this page updated on our confirmed entertainment!


Combe Village Show Beer Tent Bays Brewery

    Refreshments

You’re welcome to bring along a picnic, there’s plenty of room on the field. But we’ll also be providing lots of food and drink options at this year’s Combe Village Show:

Beer Tent – No village show would be complete without a Beer Tent, and ours will be provided by Bays Brewery, whose beers have won a string of top national awards, including Champion Beer of Britain! Low alcohol beer will be available for the drivers.

Pizza – Flour and Flame will be on site, providing the tastiest wood-fired pizzas out of their converted vintage horse box. GF and VG options available.

BBQ – Beardon Dexters, a family-run farm, will be bringing their delicious homemade burgers to the field.

Bean Around The World – Vegetarian bean burgers and burritos with flavours influenced from around the world! VG options available.

Cake Stall – Members of the community will be running a cake stall full of homemade cakes.

Combe Village Show Flour and Flame Pizza

                                                                     Woodshed Coffee Bar – lots of coffee and hot chocolate!

                                                                                    Ice Cream – from The Local Scoop! GF and VG options available.


 

                                                            Stalls

We’ll have a selection of stalls to browse –  you could pick up your next good read, or a veg plant for the garden! All money raised will be donated to Hearn Field.

Second-hand Books

Plants

White Elephant

We’re putting a callout for donations of good quality books, bottles (unopened), vintage items and plants. All donations are gratefully accepted, and can be taken to the Woodshed Coffee Bar on Hearn Field. For opening times and contact info please click here.

(We ask that plants please be delivered as close to the show day as possible).Combe Village Show Prickles in a Pickle Hedgehog Charity

We’ll also be joined by Prickles in a Pickle, a hedgehog charity who will have a stall raising funds: “These little iconic creatures are suffering a huge decline for many reasons. Anything we can do to help them, we must, or in just a few years there will be none at all.”

They may also do a live Hedgehog feeding.


                           Callout for volunteers!

We need all the help we can get to run this year’s Combe Village Show, and would warmly welcome anyone who is willing to give us a few hours of their time. Either on the day, or in the run up to the show. We’re a friendly bunch, and it could be a great opportunity to meet new people, or connect more with your community!

Please email us at: eventsincombe@gmail.com

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