This year’s big day out at the Lambeth Country Show 12noon to 8pm is over this weekend 21st & 22nd July at Brockwell Park SE24 . Bring friends & family too. There is something for everyone! Disability access details : https://lambethcountryshow.co.uk/accessibility/
The Main stage hosts musicians– Bukky Leo & Black Egypt , Vanessa Haynes, MF Robots, Imagination, Dawn Penn, SISTA Women in Reggae, Denis Alcapone, Twinkle Brothers & General Levy.
‘Flower walkers’ from the show in 2016
Activities include entertainments, farm animals, health & well being, flower show, sports, technology, performances, crafts, over 200 market stalls, food & drink and of course show piece entertainments at the Arena. New for this year is Longbow Archery and Crossbows, Ancient Artillery, Warrior Training and Medieval Sword School.
To avoid single use plastics there is £2 deposit ( returnable) on reusable cups. Lots of free water fountains.
This year there are safety searches at 4 entry points (Herne Hill , Lido, Tulse Hill, Norwood Road). Last entry 7.30pm. Avoid queues at peak time 3pm to 5pm. Entry is free and un-ticketed.
To get to the Country Show please walk, cycle or travel by public transport ( 68 or 196 bus from West Norwood) . The only parking is for Blue Badge holders who apply in advance. Cycle parks inside Herne Hill & Tulse Hill entrances.
Now is the time to start thinking about your day out to this year’s Country Show 12noon to 8pm over the weekend 21st & 22nd July at Brockwell Park SE24 . Bring friends & family too.
The Main stage & Village Green host a wide range of musicians– something for everyone. And there are numerous other activities , entertainments, animals, food & drink and of course show piece entertainments at the Arena.
Why not enter some of the free competitions? Can you carve vegetables? Bake a cake? Grow flowers? Knit? The traditional & highly popular flower show has 83 competition classes! The Scarecrow competition is free to enter with a chance to win £100 first prize…
The Country Show changes a bit ever year. This year safety measures include searches at the 2 entry points (Herne Hill & Lido) so the show area has to be fenced within the park. Come early to avoid queues. Last entry 6.30pm. Entry remains free and unticketed.
To get to the Country Show please walk, cycle or travel by public transport ( 68 or 196 bus from West Norwood) . The only parking is for Blue Badge holders who apply in advance.
How about having a go at your own “vegetable character” in the Flower tent. Apply by Thursday 14th July. And there is a £100 prize for best “Rio Gold All Stars” scarecrow and £100 first prize in the Recycled Garden planting competition.
New this year is the cycle Floral Ride on Sunday from Streatham or Waterloo.
Join the Lambeth Horticultural Society (LHS) to spend less on gardening supplies and get lots of friendly advice. The LHS is open every Saturday afternoon 2pm-4.30pm and Sunday morning 10am-12.30pm at their premises on Cedar Tree Grove (off Lakeview Rd) with easy parking. Map
Membership is only £5 a year and you will probably save this on your first shop!
The LHS also run flower shows including the famous Flower Show at Lambeth Country Show every July.