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Here is a list of the dates and venues of all our shows around the country and throughout the year.
Dates and Venues
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AGS Show Programme 2015

February 14

10am to 4pm

SOUTH WALES SHOW, Caerleon Community College, Cold Bath Road, Caerleon, Nr Newport, NP18 1NF (M4 Junction 25 from east, or 26 from west, signs to Caerleon and Roman Fortress; second left off Caerleon one-way system and then immediately left again)

CONTACT:

Bob & Rannveig Wallis, Llwyn Ifan, Porthyrhyd, Carmarthen, SA32 8BP
Tel: 01267 275205,  email: Rannveig.Bob.Wallis@agsgroups.org

February 28            

10 am to 4pm

HARLOW EARLY SPRING SHOW, Mark Hall School, First Avenue, Harlow, Essex, CM17 9LR.  (M11 Jn 7, head for Harlow; straight on for 3 miles approx; right onto B183 at roundabout; school is immediately on right)

CONTACT:

Kit Strange, 5A Hartham Road, Bruce Grove, London, N17 6RZ Tel: 0208 493 9951,  email: Kit.Strange@agsgroups.org

March 7         JR †

10am to 4pm

LOUGHBOROUGH SHOW, Charnwood College (formerly Burleigh Community College), Thorpe Hill, Loughborough, LE11 4SQ.  (M1 Jn 23; A512 towards Loughborough; look for signs after 1st roundabout)

CONTACT:

Neil Hubbard, 30 Thirlmere Road, Barrow upon Soar, Leicestershire, LE12 8QQ

Tel: 01509 414427, email: Neil.Hubbard@agsgroups.org

March 14            †

10am to 4pm

KENDAL SHOW AGS/SRGC, Kirkbie Kendal School, Lound Road, Kendal, LA9 7EQ. (From the North: M6 J37 take A684 towards Kendal. After 5 miles turn left onto Park Side Rd (immediately before 40mph signs). After 0.8 miles at T Jn turn left onto Lound Rd (A65). School is on left after Shell garage. From the South: M6 J36 take A590/A591 for 6 miles, then A6 to Kendal South. In Kendal, right at first traffic lights, then left at roundabout and immediately right into school grounds)

CONTACT:

Alan Oatway, Coulmore, Canny Hill, Newby Bridge, Ulverston, LA12 8NT

Tel: 015395 30702, email: Alan.Oatway@agsgroups.org

March 21        JR  †

9am to 4pm

KENT SHOW, Rainham School for Girls, Derwent Way, Rainham, Gillingham, ME8 0BX.  (M2 Jn 4;  A278 to Gillingham; 2 miles then right onto A2; 1 mile then after footbridge right onto Salisbury Avenue; then right onto Derwent Way)

CONTACT:

David Hoare, Edgewood Rise, Canterbury Road, Lyminge, CT18 8HD.  Tel: 01303 862913,  email: David.Hoare@agsgroups.org

March 21            

10am to 4pm

EAST LANCASHIRE SHOW, The Riverside, Whitworth Civic Hall, Market St, Whitworth, Lancs OL12 8DP. (On A671 through Whitworth)

CONTACT:

Carol Kellett, 18 Eaves Green Road, Chorley, PR7 3PQ. Tel: 01257 273382, email: Carol.Kellett@agsgroups.org

March 28       JR

10am to 4pm

NORTHUMBERLAND SHOW AGS/SRGC, The Wentworth Leisure Centre, Hexham, NE46 3PN.  (A69 roundabout, turn towards Hexham; straight on; show is next to Waitrose supermarket on left after Station Road)

CONTACT:

Peter Maguire, 18 Princes Meadow, Gosforth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE3 4RZ. Tel: 0191 2840385, email: Peter.Maguire@agsgroups.org

March 28       †

10am to 4pm

SOUTH WEST SHOW, West Exe Technology College, Hatherleigh Road, Exeter, Devon EX2 9JU (M5 J31 then A30 for 2 miles. A377 towards Exeter for ½ mile then left at traffic lights and left again onto Cowick Lane. At the next lights turn right into Hatherleigh Road and college entrance is on the right)

CONTACT:

Kana & Jonathan Webster, 1 Higher Ford Cottages, Newton St. Petrock, Torrington, Devon, EX38 8LT. Tel: 01409 281738,  email: Kana.Jonathan@agsgroups.org

April 4          *

10am to 4pm

CLEVELAND SHOW, Stockton Sixth Form College, Bishopton Road West, Stockton-on-Tees, TS19 0QD (Southbound via A1 Junction 60: take A689 towards Teesside then A177 towards Stockton. After 7 miles turn right onto A1027. After 0.6 miles turn right (by Sainsbury’s) onto Bishopton Road West. From North or South via A19: Leave A19 at A1027 towards Norton. After 2.7 miles turn right (by Sainsbury’s) onto Bishopton Road West.)

CONTACT:

Norma Pagdin, 21 North Close, Elwick, Hartlepool, TS27 3EQ.  Tel: 01429 268416,  email: Norma.Pagdin@agsgroups.org

April 11

10am to 4pm

CHESTERFIELD SHOW, Brookfield School, Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield, S40 3NS  (M1 Jn 29 to Chesterfield;  A619 out of Chesterfield; 2 miles then school is on right)

CONTACT:

John Savage, 55 Lime Crescent, Church Warsop, Mansfield, NG20 0SY.  Tel: 01623 845123, email: John.Savage@agsgroups.org

April 11           †

1.30pm to 4pm

DUBLIN SHOW, Cabinteely Community School, Cabinteely, Co. Dublin  (N11 towards Bray;  left at Cabinteely crossroads)

CONTACT:

Gavin Moore, Tinabruach, Sandyford Village, Dublin 18.
Tel: 00353 86 8235919. email: Gavin.Moore@agsgroups.org

April 18           

10am to 4pm

MIDLAND SHOW, Arden School, Station Road, Knowle, Solihull, West Midlands, B93 0PT  (M42 Jn 5; A4141 towards Knowle; 1 mile then turn right into Lodge road, then at T Jn, right into Station Road)

CONTACT:

John Harrison, 3 Andrew Road, Wednesbury Oak, Tipton, DY4 0AW. Tel: 0121 556 7937,  email: John.Harrison@agsgroups.org

April 25            †

11.30am to 4pm

ULSTER SHOW, Greenmount Agricultural and Horticultural College, Muckamore, Co. Antrim, BT41 4PU  (A6 then A26. After 0.5 miles, turn right onto Tirgracy Rd. College is on right after 0.8 miles)

CONTACT:

Patricia Crossley, Livery Cottage, Stranocum, Ballymoney, Co. Antrim, BT53 8PL.  Tel: 028 2074 1288, email: Patricia.Crossley@agsgroups.org

April 26      JR †

(Sunday show)

10am to 5pm

LONDON SHOW, Hosted by the Royal Horticultural Society in theLindley Hall, Vincent Square, London, SW1P 2PE (Approach by Vauxhall Bridge Road, Rochester Row)

CONTACT:

Jon Evans, 46 Upper Way, Farnham, GU9 8RF. Tel: 01252 724416, email: Jon.Evans@agsgroups.org

May 2              

10am to 4pm

EAST ANGLIA SHOW, Wymondham High School, Folly Road, Wymondham, South Norfolk, NR18 0QT  (A11 Jn at North of Wymondham; from North take B1135 at slip road roundabout and from South slip road left onto B1135; next roundabout take 3rd exit;  next roundabout turn left for Wymondham;  1 mile then Folly Road is on right)

CONTACT:

John Foster, Gable House, Redisham, Beccles, NR34 8NE.

Tel: 01502 575298, email: John.Foster@agsgroups.org

May 10 (plants) JR†
(Sunday show)
9am to 6pm

May 7 – 10
(artistic section)

MALVERN SHOW, Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire  (M5 North Jn8;  M5 South Jn7; follow brown signs for Showground). Note: The artistic section will be on display for all four days of the main Malvern Show whilst our plant show takes place on the Sunday only.

CONTACT:

Ross Barbour, Parkwood, Brockhill Road, Malvern WR14 4DL

Tel: 07896 309494, email: Ross.Barbour@agsgroups.org

May 16            

10am to 4pm

SOUTHPORT SHOW, Stanley High School, Fleetwood Road, Southport, PR9 9TF  (A565 from Preston, take coastal road, Marine Drive, left onto Marshside Road, right onto Fleetwood Road)

CONTACT:

Roger Beecham, Heron Cottage, 24 Knobhall Lane, Southport, PR9 9QS. Tel: 01704 211749, email: Roger.Beecham@agsgroups.org

May 30           †

10am to 4pm

WIMBORNE SHOW, Queen Elizabeth School, Pamphill, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 4DT.  (Leave A31 at West of Wimborne;  B3078 towards Wimborne; left onto B3082; school is on left)

CONTACT:

Bill Squire, 8 Benmoor Road, Creekmoor, Poole, BH17 7DS.
Tel: 01202 387107,   email: Bill.Squire@agsgroups.org

June 14        JR

(Sunday show)

10am to 4pm

BAKEWELL SHOW, Agricultural Business Centre, Agricultural Way, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1AH (At the Rutland Square roundabout take the A6 to Matlock.  After passing the Recreation Ground on your left look for speed restriction signs.  As you see 40mph look for the left turn into the Agricultural Business Centre groups (Agricultural Way).  Follow the road to the car park)

CONTACT:

Bob Worsley, Langfield, Wilmslow Road, Woodford, Cheshire, SK7 1RH.
Tel: 07808 974753.    email: Bob.Worsley@agsgroups.org

July 11            

10am to 4pm

PERSHORE SHOW, Pershore College, Avon Bank, Pershore, Worcestershire, WR10 3JP (M5 Juntion 7 for Pershore. Drive through Pershore. College is on the right just beyond the town).

    SHOW SPONSORED BY CLARITY SOLUTIONS, WORCESTER

CONTACT:

John Fitzpatrick, 1 Southwell Close, Broad Oak, Herefordshire, HR2 8DZ.
Tel: 01981 580134.   email: John.Fitzpatrick@agsgroups.org

September 26 †

9am to 4pm

KENT AUTUMN  SHOW, Rainham School for Girls, Derwent Way, Rainham, Gillingham, ME8 0BX.  (M2 Jn 4;  A278 to Gillingham; 2 miles then right onto A2; 1 mile then after footbridge right onto Salisbury Avenue; then right onto Derwent Way)

CONTACT:

David Hoare, Edgewood Rise, Canterbury Road, Lyminge, CT18 8HD. Tel: 01303 862913, email: David.Hoare@agsgroups.org

October 3    

10am to 4pm

LOUGHBOROUGH AUTUMN SHOW, Charnwood College (formerly Burleigh Community College), Thorpe Hill, Loughborough, LE11 4SQ.  (M1 Jn 23; A512 towards Loughborough; look for signs after first roundabout)

CONTACT:

Martin Rogerson, 52 Brookside Road, Breadsall, Derby DE21 5LF. Tel: 01332 831564, email: Martin.Rogerson@agsgroups.org

October 10         *   

10am to 4pm

NEWCASTLE SHOW AGS/SRGC, Cowell’s Garden Centre, Main Road, Woolsington, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE13 8BW (from the A1 round Newcastle, take the A696 (Jedburgh) junction, but follow the B6918 to Woolsington. After 1.6 miles the venue is on the left).

CONTACT:

Alan Newton, 12 Main Street, Ponteland, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE20 9NR. Tel: 01661 871974, email: Alan.Newton@agsgroups.org

October 17     JR *

10am to 4pm

HARLOW CARR SHOW, RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Crag Lane, off Otley Road (B6162) about 0.5 miles from the centre of Harrogate.

Note: All AGS members gain free entry to RHS Harlow Carr on the day with a valid AGS membership card.

CONTACT:

Eric Rainford, 2 Steward Close, Brayton, Selby, YO8 9RT. Tel: 01757 702646, email: Eric.Rainford@agsgroups.org

November 7

Annual General Meeting

                  †   Artistic Sections included         *   New Venue         JR   Joint Rock