SATURDAY · AUGUST 2 · 2014 · SHREWSBURY
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Saturday, August 2, 2014 · 10am – 10pm
The venue will be closed from 10pm however those who are camping may remain on site.
The West Mid Agricultural Showground
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The County Showground is perfectly set in the heart of Shropshire with just a 15 minute walk from the Historic Tudor Town of Shrewsbury. It boasts 53 acres and is bordered by the River Severn. It has been used for many events including the four-day Shrewsbury Folk Festival which attracted more than 20,000 visitors last year. There is ample parking for more than 2,000 cars, more than 100 toilets, including disabled, a covered bar area, and stands and stalls.
HOW TO GET THERE
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Shrewsbury is easily accessible and is linked to the motorway by the A5 and M54. Please see the map for your route planning. The postcode for your Sat Nav is: SY1 2PF.
Parking is free. Disabled drivers will need to show their blue badges to the stewards on arrival to access the reserved parking area.
Shrewsbury Railway Station 15 minute walk (as detailed below).
The showground is a short walk from Shrewsbury Bus Station (as detailed below) if you are travelling from the local area. For details of bus routes and times within the county, please call the Shropshire Traveline on 0870 6082608.
The National Express run coaches into Shrewsbury, please call 08705 808080 or go to www.nationalexpress.com
FROM SHREWSBURY TRAIN STATION/TOWN CENTRE
It takes about fifteen minutes to walk from Shrewsbury Railway Station to the West Midlands Showground which is signposted the Agricultural Showground.
As you leave the railway station turn right to go under the railway bridge and take a left under another bridge to bring you out onto Chester Street opposite the Gateway Education and Arts Centre.
Turn right and *keep the river on your left as you head up into Coton Hill. Walk along the river and up to a row of homes on your left before turning left into the signposted Pig Trough (opposite the Bird In Hand pub) and then left down a set of steps into The Flash.
At the end of The Flash you will reach the West Midlands Showground. Alternatively (to avoid the steps) continue along the Pig Trough and take a left turn at the end which will lead you to the main road entrance to the showground about 100 yards along.
FROM SHREWSBURY BUS STATION
Come out of the bus station facing the river and turn right by The Albert pub and the traffic lights. Follow this road along and round to the left and you will come to the Gateway Education and Arts Centre. Walk past the centre on your left and up alongside the river.