THE biggest weekend of the year in Tenbury is just two days away.

On Saturday the town will be heaving with people for the annual Tenbury Show that brings visitors from all over the country.

It will be the first and only major summer event in the town centre following the cancellation at the eleventh hour of the Music festival.

The show brings together the farming community and families in a spectacular.

At the heart of the Show are the animals with the event staging the 35th annual exhibition of Hereford Cattle and livestock.

There will also be a supreme exhibition of interbreed sheep attracting some of the best examples of the species.

Events in the main ring start at 1pm with a falconry display and making an appearance during the afternoon will be the Squibb Freestyle Stunt Scheme.

There will also be a parade of shire horses and of vintage tractors and other vehicles.

Tractors will take part in a tug-of-war and there will be local foxhounds and beagles.

Events begin at 11am in the countryside ring where there will be more sheep, ferrets and a gun dog display.

Wots cooking will provide an opportunity to learn top tips from some of the best local chefs.

Mark Harris is Manager and Head Chef at The Pheasant Inn, Neenton in Shropshire, which he runs alongside Sarah Cowley as Manager and Front of House.

Gareth Frost is Sous Chef at ‘Cadmore Lakeside Hotel’ just outside of Tenbury Wells, following more than three years at ‘The Clive’ in Bromfield where he also trained.

Allan Bennett is based in Codsall and has won many awards during his 60 plus years as one of the best Butchers.

There is also Andy Link the award-winning Chef/Patron, Gardener and Bee Keeper of the 2 AA Rosette ‘Riverside Inn’ at Aymestrey, Herefordshire which won both ‘Visit England Tourism Pub of the Year’ and Hereford Times ‘Restaurant of the Year’ in 2018.

The Tenbury Show opens at 9am and there is free parking with a chance for blue badge holders to park nearer the entrance.

People are reminded not to bring pets as only assistance dogs are allowed into the showground.

There are places to buy food and drink throughout the showground and many trade displays and stalls to buy from and browse.

The show is run by the Tenbury Agricultural Society.