Hurst Show and Country Fayre

2019 show's £15,000 boost for good causes

Plans are already afoot for the 2020 show. Watch out for news of this year’s great coming attractions.

The 40th birthday show last year meant local organisations and good causes had a big boost - to the tune of £15,000.

More than 20 local charities and good causes received donations. Also, important equipment investments will help secure the show's future. Huge thanks goes to our visitors and helpers.

Organisations receiving donations included:

  • Bracknell & Wokingham Red Diamonds (disability sport)
  • Berkshire Search & Rescue Dogs
  • Alexander Devine Children's Hospice
  • Just Around the Corner (helping young people)
  • Twyford, Wargrave and District Volunteer Centre
  • St Nicholas Primary, Hurst
  • St Nicholas Pre-school Playgroup
  • St Nicholas Church
  • 1st Hurst Air Scouts and 1st Hurst Guides
  • Berkshire Search and Rescue Dogs
  • Hurst Morris People
  • Camberley British Association for German Shepherd Dogs
  • Bracknell & Wokingham Community Band
  • ASD Family Help
  • Wokingham Pony Club
  • Woodley First Responders
  • Hurst Bowling Club
  • UkuladiesPlus One
  • Reading Scottish Pipe Band
  • Easthampstead Rotary Club
  • support for young person's volunteering in Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan orphanages.

What you thought of the 2019 Show:

“A huge WELL done for organising such an amazing 40th Anniversary Show. So good to see such an enthusiastic and dedicated team ensuring the tradition of the Hurst Show continues.”
Visitors Jo and John, Hurst
“It was a very well run show – starting with the way the car park was organised. The whole show team treated visitors so well.”
Visitors Christine and John, Wokingham
“You are all to be congratulated and thanked for organising and running this successful community event.”
Chris, exhibitor Hurst
“Thank you to all the team for organising another great show. Hope to be there again next year, maybe a little cooler!”
Dianne, stall holder
“Just wanted to say thanks for a great event again this year. The crew are fantastic, always friendly and so hard working. Look forward to seeing you next year.”
Wendy, stall holder
“What a lovely show once again. Thank you so much to everyone. Next year’s date is in our diary.”
“It is, personally, one of my favourite weekends of the year.”
Exhibitor Liz, Hurst
“Thank you so much for having us to perform again at the show. The performers and parents all had a great day and look forward to the event next year.”
“You always put on such a great range of novel events.”
Mary, Reading
“Once again it was an absolute pleasure to be a part of your fabulous event. I don’t think I can remember one as hot as Saturday though! Thank you from all of us for inviting us back. It’s always a really great weekend and we always feel very welcome.”
“We always enjoy being part of the show and it always seems so well organised. Thank you for letting us join in.”
Side show organisers
“Sunday was an absolute delight. There was a great crowd watching and they were interactive. We particularly enjoyed the history and photos in the BBQ tent and the young Scottish pipers were great to listen to.”
“The music tent works really well. We certainly seemed to be well received and we were very happy to play for the extra half hour. Your crew is brilliant – nothing is too much trouble.”

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