What’s On

Main Arena

The heart of any country show featuring:

Sheepdog Displays

Bob Hogg is well known for his sheepdog displays, using both bearded and border collies, and herding ducks and geese instead of sheep. Bob loves younger member of the audience to join in so be sure to get a good ringside seat.


K & H Falconry are a friendly family run business dedicated to presenting the very best experience with their team of birds of prey. The birds will do two shows and will be available throughout the day for viewing.

Marching Bands

Headed by the Shrewton Silver Band, entertainment in the arena will be interspersed with the traditional sounds of marching bands.

Local Acts

Cheerleading squads, dance schools and martial arts demonstrations will be performed by members of local communities and clubs

Craft Parade

There will be a children’s’ craft area within the Hospice village and towards the end of the day, the children will parade with their completed works of art.

Music Stage

A brand new feature at the Wessex Country Fair.

A music stage featuring a selection of country, blues, jazz and show music.

The Wurzels

The Wurzels are synonymous with all things country – country fairs, country music, country fun. Amongst their better known hits are Drink Up Thy Zider, Ferry to Glastonbury and Combine Harvester.

The Acrustic Badger Band

Hailing from Salisbury Plain the world famous ‘Acrustic Badger Band’ play folk-ish rural anthems and woodland bangers

Sticky Toffee Jazz (Sandy Ince)

A sophisticated collection of music inspired by classic jazz, swing and blues. A powerful range of songs ranging from Etta James and Sinatra, Adele to Paolo Nutini

The Navy Larks

The Navy Larks are a group of up to 25 stout – hearted men, united by their love of sea shanties and traditional music. The Navy Larks sing in three parts, either unaccompanied, or with a guitar or melodeon.


Ribble are a fiddle and guitar duo playing instrumental music from around the world and this includes lots of traditional Irish Jigs and Reels. Get your dancing shoes on.

Other attractions will include:

  • Lady Chichester’s Camels
  • A gundog scurry
  • A fun dog show
  • Steam powered vehicles
  • Campervans
  • Children’s funfair
  • Craft Village
  • Food Court
  • Original and unique traders and vendors