The Rusland Valley Horticultural Show is held on the third Saturday in August in Whitestock Meadow.
The marquees are filled with exhibits of horticulture, home produce, handicrafts, photography and film. On the sports field there are fell races, track races plus other events such as tug-of-war. There are many children’s competitions covering everything above and much more including fancy dress and a pet competition. There is the possibility you could win one of thirty trophies that are presented each year and of course cash prizes. See this years schedule here.
There are other visiting activities and stalls, catering and the beer tent.
The Rusland Valley Horticultural Society provides friendly attomsphere, it's made up from a community that works together for a great day out.
Something it's done for over 130 years.