Tendring Hundred Show

A Fun Day Out for the Whole Family

The Tendring Hundred Farmers’ Club was founded in 1899 with the aim of making new technical knowledge available to local farmers in an effort to improve animal breeding and stock rearing. An annual Show was developed, which now attracts an audience of close to 25,000 over the course of the day.

The Tendring Hundred is a family show that brings together rural and urban communities in the Essex region. While still maintaining its agricultural roots through large displays of farm machinery and a focus on rural pastimes, the Show offers challenging and informative displays, an open air shopping experience with over 200 tradestands, as well as a wide range of exhibitions and much more.

The Show is always a fun family day out – full of interest, entertainment, education, and local country colour!

Tendring Hundred Farmers’ Club, the organisers of the Tendring Hundred Show, is a registered charity and as such any surplus income arising from the Show’s fund raising activities is invested in accordance with our charitable objectives.

2019 List of Exhibitors and Show Plan (coming soon)

Here is a list of our most frequently asked questions…

Q. Are there disabled Facilities

A. Yes, we have disabled toilets on all the main toilet blocks, Forward area Disabled Parking and Mobility Scooters (to book go to https://www.eventmobility.org.uk/book-your-scooter)

Q. What is your policy on carers.

A. Disabled visitors are charged full price, an accompanying carer goes free (no ticket required) on production of a DWP award letter or current Blue Badge details.

Q. Is there baby changing area

A. Yes, it is part of the Church Stand (Stand No. A3)

Q. Are dogs welcome

A. Yes well behaved dogs are very welcome, but must be kept on a lead at all times

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What they're saying about us

  • It was a splendidly organised event. Thank you. So nice to see a proper Farmers Show.

    Clare Dobie, Equestrian Exhibitor
  • A lovely, traditional agricultural show, lots to see, plenty to do, entertainment for all the family.

    Nicki Firth, Colchester Poultry Club
  • I would just like to say a BIG Thank you for such a brilliant day yesterday. We arrived on the show ground at 7.20am and left at 5.45pm! Thanks for all your hard work and look forward to next year.

    Teresa & Sarah Endean
  • I had such a lovely time on Saturday, it was a fantastic show and the children loved it!

    Emma Wraight, Birkett Long LLP
  • I would like to thank you for a most enjoyable day on Saturday, it seemed like the traditional weather for the Show returned to normality thank goodness, I hope it all worked out with a good attendance etc.

    Mr Tony Irwin, Chairman NES Signs
  • I just wanted to email to say that we really enjoyed being a part of your event on Saturday. We had many repeat customers through the day and lots of compliments on our set up. We would love to come back next year!

    Caroline Butler-Bird, Hempland’s Coffee
  • Tendring Show is a fun and friendly local agricultural and family show ran by local groups and organisations for mainly local people and those people who would like to travel to see such a unique yearly event. We love the show as it is a relaxing day to meet up with a lot of people you know.

    Anne Hutchby, Sid Hutchby & Sons Ltd
  • I travel nearly 600 miles from the north of Scotland to be part of such a friendly atmosphere. Tendring is a Show like no other. There are no empire builders, everyone pulls together to make it a really great occasion. I hope to be able to make it for many years yet, well done everyone.

    Brian Brinded, The Rabbit Whisperer
  • We have been supporting the Tendring Show for over 50 years and see it as our main shop window to  promote both the NFU and the NFU Mutual locally.

    Philip Breary, NFU Mutual, Colchester
  • The Tendring Show is one of our local shows and it is good to support them as they treat us as part of their very large team and we feel part of the family it is nice to see all the familiar faces.

    Angie & Rick, Colchester Bird of Prey Display