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Great Harwood Agricultural Show – Light Horse Section

We’re pleased to announce that we will once again be running the GHAS Light Horse Section on Monday 28th May 2018. 

The full schedule and associated entry forms can now be downloaded at GHAS 2018 schedule

Further details will be posted here closer to the event.

1st Points Show – Postponed

Due to poor weather conditions, our 1st Points Show of 2018 has unfortunately been postponed. We have rearranged this event for the 29th July 2018.

Apologies for the disappointment however safety is our number one priority. 



AGM – Tuesday 5th December

Our Annual General Meeting will take place on Tuesday 5th December 2017 at The Forts Arms, Clayton-Le-Moors.

The event is your chance to help shape the future of our club and discuss your ideas with our committee. All are welcome to attend from 8pm. 

The Forts Arms, Clayton-Le-Moors

1 Lower Barnes St, Clayton-le-Moors, Accrington BB5 5TA

Members Update – October

Dear Member,

May I take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support during 2017.

Our points championship list for the 2017 season is now available, It is important that you check the list and report any discrepancies to me as soon as possible.

The special awards as usual will be announced on the night of the presentation dance to be held on Friday 10th November at The Brooks Club, Accrington to commence at 7.15pm the presentation being at 8.00pm prompt. Tickets are priced at £12.00 which includes a hot supper of either Potato Pie or a vegetarian option and a choice of desserts (all tickets must be purchased in advance). All sponsors will receive one free supper ticket, so please contact me if you require your complimentary ticket. Once again a tombola will be held at the presentation evening, all proceeds go into our club funds to support the club activities, so any donation of prizes will be gratefully accepted.

Please note there will only be 200 tickets allocated on a first come first served basis therefore it is essential you send in your request early enough. Last date for receiving the request will be Monday 6th November to ensure enough time to order suppers etc. and MUST be paid for in advance – No ticket no admission.

Any trophies not yet returned, please do so, CLEANED, as a matter of urgency to any committee member or Whalley Cornmills, remember the committee reserve the right to deduct points for trophies not returned. Any problems please ring me ASAP.

Best wishes


Elaine & the committee.

End Of Season Points – 2017

Our end of season championship list for the 2017 showing season has now been released. 

We advise checking these closely to ensure that they’re correct for your particular classes, any issues should be raised as a matter of urgency with Elaine Nellist, details of who can be found on our Committee page.

If you haven’t already purchased tickets for our Presentation Evening, tickets are now available to purchase by visiting our Presentation page.

ADRC Points 2017

Well done to all of members!

Fancy Dress – Inspiration

Our Fancy Dress class makes a welcome return this weekend for our annual Trophy Show, so to give you some inspiration for your design this year here are a few from last year’s strongly contested class.

Entries can be made on the day by visiting the booking in tent for more information. Good Luck!


Show Dates & Schedule – 2018

Our 2018 Show Dates are now available for your diary below;

2018 Events:

Great Harwood Show – Monday 28th May 2018 – Light Horse Section Schedule – GHAS 2018 schedule




15th April 2018

The Showground, Great Harwood

Points Show – Schedule here

Postponed until 29th July

20th May 2018

The Showground, Great Harwood

Points Show – John Hall Memorial Show – Schedule here

17th June 2018

The Showground, Great Harwood

Points Show – Schedule here

15th July 2018

The Showground, Great Harwood

Points Show – Schedule here

19th August 2018

The Showground, Great Harwood

Points Show – Schedule here

16th September 2018

The Showground, Great Harwood

Trophy / Points Show – Schedule here

Final Show of 2017

Our final points show of 2017 took place on Sunday 17th September with many members and non members alike competing.

Supreme Champion: 

Gerome Hilton won our Supreme Championship on the day with Braeford Fieldfare.

Fancy Dress:

Our annual Fancy Dress competition also took place with a large number of entrants all displaying some creative costumes, please  see below for some photos.

Fancy Dress 2017 – Image Credit Wayne Street

Fancy Dress 2017 – Image Credit Wayne Street

Fancy Dress 2017 – Image Credit Wayne Street

Fancy Dress 2017 – Image Credit Wayne Street


Our Presentation Evening takes place on the 10th November with tickets available to order very soon.