There’s nothing quite like a touch of nostalgia and the Traditional Fairground is sure to remind you of days gone by. Jump on board the chair-o-planes or take a seat on the ferris wheel to enjoy these timeless rides with your kids.
Have your first go at driving with Young Drivers. Jump inside their specially adapted cars and steer your way around the course.
The Sheep Show is a firm favourite at the Kent County Show and brings a humorous twist to the tale of wool. A great combination of facts and fun, the Sheet Show is a must for families visiting the Show. The Sheep Show is on all three Show days at 10am and 4pm.
For the first time ever, the Kent County Show welcomes the Hogg Show, the UK’s only travelling pig stage show! Prepare to be wowed and entertained by Tom Hogg’s (yes that’s his real name) marvellous pigs in this spectacular act. Meet some of the rarest pigs from across the globe with names such as Wool-i-Ham and Harry Trotter and laugh your socks off as these talented animals show off their remarkable intelligence and incredible ability. The Hogg Show is on all three Show days at 11am and 2pm.
Outdoor Pursuits will once again be hosting our clay pigeon shoot and have-a-go sessions. Whether you’re an experienced shooter or a newcomer, the shoot is suitable for all ages. The have-a-go sessions will be running on all three Show days and the competitive shoot will be on the Sunday. On the day entries are accepted and classes are available for High Gun, Ladies’ High Gun and Junior High Gun.
Kent Youth Trials
The Kent Youth Trials Club is back for 2022 with their crew of daring stunt riders. They’ll be performing in the Trials Arena and the Heritage Ring tackling obstacles big and small. With some of the riders being as young as five years old, you won’t want to miss these displays.
Love Fairs will return to the Kent County Show to host the Antiques and Vintage Village with over 50 of their finest dealers. With a warm and inviting atmosphere, the Antiques and Vintage Village is a treasure trove of collectables, from jewellery to vintage homeware, art and silver, from shabby chic to art deco. The knowledgeable dealers will be on hand to give advice and help on choosing the perfect piece to take home. There will also be a line-up of amazing vintage performers to take you back to days gone by.
The Garden Life Area inside the Maidstone Exhibition Hall will be home to the NAFAS Floral Art and Hanging Basket Competitions, where those who are green-thumbed have preened and pruned their floral exhibits to perfection. Adorned with a stunning living wall, take a moment to breathe in the fresh floral scents in this peaceful refuge. Also joining the Garden Life Area is the Kent Beekeeper’s Association who will be attending with a fun and educational display.