Article and images by Jonathan White
The Nantwich Show took place at The Showground in Nantwich on Wednesday 25th July 2018.
On a 45 acre site, the UK’s largest one day show contained over 450 trade stands.
This included: displays of cattle, horses, sheep, poultry, pigeons and dogs; ring displays and demonstrations; vintage cars, tractors, commercials and machinery; live music; a motorcycle stunt show and an afternoon parade in the Main Ring.
In addition there was public catering, licensed bars and children’s entertainment.
The event also incorporated the International Cheese Awards – the largest cheese show in the world – showcasing over 5,500 entries of every type of cheese, with something to suit everyone’s taste.
Celebrity chefs James Martin, Jonathan Harrison, Will Holland and Sean Wilson gave live cookery demonstrations throughout the day.
Judging for the International Cheese Awards took place the day before the show and Belton Farm from Whitchurch, Shropshire was named Supreme Champion for their Coloured Cheshire.
The event took place in hot and dry weather and was enjoyed by several thousand people.