Children and young adults are being challenged to unleash their creative sides for this year's Worcester Show.

The popular annual event is ushering in a new competition class for 12-17-year-olds.

This year's show is set for Sunday, August 11 at Pitchcroft from 10am to 5pm.

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A prehistoric theme has been chosen for this year's show, linking with this summer's Dinosaurs on the Doorstep exhibition at the Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum.

The event will feature live entertainment, competitions, and attractions like the Worcester Mela and Worcester Re-enactors.

Worcester City Council’s corporate director for operations, homes and communities, Lloyd Griffiths, said: "The Worcester Show celebrates our city at its best.

"Whatever your interests, there is something at the Show that is perfect for you.

"You can choose to enter the competition classes, sample the local produce, browse the stalls and displays, or simply sit back and enjoy the entertainment on stage.

"The family event has a great festival atmosphere so whatever you like to do, you will find it at the Worcester Show."

Categories in the youth skills and creativity section range from art and literature to floral decoration and creative technology.

The highest scorer across these 11 youth categories will be awarded a Worcester Show Trophy.

The show will also feature the return of the combined floral and craft marquee, and a new Literature Section in the Competition Marquee.

The marquee will celebrate the diverse communities in Worcester, and provide a platform for participants to showcase their skills and talents.

The event is organised with the assistance of event partners Southco, Worcester BID, Five Star Windows and First Bus.

The latter will provide an extended bus service into the city for the event.

To promote sustainability, attendees are encouraged to cycle to the event with additional bike parking provided on site.

Early ticket purchases can be made at, with tickets available for £2 for adults, and free for under-16s.