Traditional, rural and modern crafts are all part of the Dorset County Show.
Why not watch a rural craft demonstrated in our Countryside Area where thatchers, stickmakers, hurdlemakers and blacksmiths are all showing off their impressive skills.
Maybe you'd like to buy something beautiful and handmade for your home? A visit to our Shopping Mall or around our trade stalls and you can find some very special and unique items made by local crafts people. From handmade jewellery, soft furnishings, clothes and decorative items the wealth of beautiful items on sale is enough to inspire a shopping frenzy!
This year the Homecraft tent has a"Light" theme! The Dorset County Show has the biggest Homecraft Marquee of any Agricultural Society in the South West! With classes for everything from sponge cakes to cider and preserves to paintings with around 2,000 exhibits its definately worth a visit.
Blacksmiths & Metal Work - Pottery & Raku Firing - Stickmaking - Hurdlemaking - Spinning & Weaving - Candle Making - Craft Stalls - Thatching - Coppicing - Taxidermy - Flower Arranging - Basket Making - Cake Decorating - Tapestry - Cross Stitch - Handicrafts
Just as Daniel Craig’s rugged good looks, rippling muscles and trim physique make him the ‘British Blonde’ heartthrob of humankind, so the cattle fraternity has its bovine equivalent. Iceman, a British Blonde Bull is already creating a considerable stir amongst the south west cattle population, and despite his tender age of just two and half years, is causing heifers to go weak at the knees.
Dorset County Show
1st September 2015 16:00:00