Hope Show 2014 - photo gallery
PUBLISHED: 06:55 27 December 2014
Dating back to the 19th century, Hope Show is still a highlight of the year in the Hope Valley
Hope Show 2014
Steven Allen from Butterton with his prizewinning tup
The poultry classes were as popular as ever. Matthew Kershaw with 'Bertie' the Buff Orpington cockerel - best in show
Richard and Katherine Smith from Hathersage
The Young Handlers class
Bethany Hadfield from Castleton, first prize winner in the Young Handler class with her Kerry Hill ram lamb
Alastair Hodgkinson with 'Louis' his British Blue cross
Janet Belfield from Sheen with rosettes from wins in the cattle classes
One exhibit waits patiently for his class
Edward Dickinson, Matthew Clark and Joe Smith prepare an exhibit for the calf classes
Smiling despite the weather. Exhibitors enjoy the day
P Moss with Shire horse 'Angelina'
James Howard competes in the sheep dog trial
Kirsty Pegg showing Lily Banks Juliette
Shire stallion Lily Banks Russell shown by Reanna
Shirley Long from Matlock with her Shire stallion
Show president Peter Hayes with his wife Hilary
Competitors in the Mountain & Moorland pony class
Roger Elliott (driving), John Elliott and 'Brandy' take part in the vintage tractor parade
Keith Daily of The Derbyshire Winery based in Bakewell
The show offers a chance for local residents and visitors to enjoy viewing prize-winning animals, sheep dog trials, crafts, vintage vehicles and demonstrations of local skills and trades.
Spirits remained high, despite the showers, and a good time was had by all.
Next year’s show at the Marsh Farm, Castleton, venue will take place on 31st August, Bank Holiday Monday.