The News Page
For News about the Gransden and District Agricultural Society and its Annual Show
10th June 2019 - GDAS Grant for Swavesey Primary School
Swavesey Primary School was the recipient of a GDAS Charitable Grant earlier this year. This enabled the Reception Class to visit South Angle Farm Park at Soham to experience life on a real farm. Click to see details of their visit. To find out more about GDAS Charitable Grants please click to view details.
30th March 2018 - Disability Carer Concessionary Ticket Scheme
A Carer accompanying a disabled person to the 2018 Gransden Show will now be able to apply for a free concessionary ticket. Terms and Conditions apply, so please read the Disabled Ticketing Policy document available . To view and download an application form to obtain a Carer’s ticket please click . Please note you’ll have to print the form off, complete it, and then post it back to the Show Secretary to obtain your ticket. Details are on the form.
30th March 2018 - Car Parking Facilities for Disabled Visitors
Special parking close to the Showground entrance is available for Blue Badge holding Disabled visitors to Gransden Show. If you wish to use this please read the Accessible Facilities document available
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2nd June 2018 - General Data Protection Regulation 2018
20th August 2018 - Disabled Visitor Facilities
A new page containing details for Disabled Visitors has now been added to this website. You can access it via the Information drop down menu at the top and bottom of each page and selecting the For Disabled Visitors entry, or simply by clicking .
11th July 2019 - Carer Concessionary Ticket Scheme
Updated documents for the Concessionary Ticket Scheme for carers of disabled visitors are now available. You can view or download them from the page.
12th September 2019 - Young Farmer Grant
Another example of grants made to young people by the GDAS Charitable Grant Scheme has been published. This one has helped a Young Farmer do volunteer work in Costa Rica. Click to view more details.
22nd May 2020 - Links to Social Media
The links to our social media pages on and have now been reinstated on the Home page of this website. To visit them just click on the appropriate logo on the Home page, or on the links above. The Instagram page has been dormant for a while, but we'll be relaunching it in the near future.
15th October 2020 - GDAS Charitable Grant
A GDAS Charitable Grant was recently made to Bushmead Primary School. Please see our page for details of this and other grants that we've made and also how to apply for a grant.
14th June 2021 - Volunteer Application Form Now Available
Gransden Show wouldn't be possible without the help of our small army of volunteers. Whatever skills you have we're sure we can find a use for them. If you'd like to volunteer to help at this year's Show then please download and complete the application form available . Also take a look at our page. Return the completed form to the address shown on the form and we'll contact you later to confirm how we can use your assistance. Thank you in advance to everyone who volunteers.
20th July 2021 - Bassingbourn Community Primary School Grant
We're pleased to be able to report back on activities made possible by a GDAS Grant to Bassingbourn Community Primary School. For details and photos of this and other grant recipients please see the page.
11th September 2021 - 2021 Sponsors and Advertisers
Our Sponsors and Advertisers are very important to us as their support helps make Gransden Show happen every year. To see who's supporting this year's Show go to the page. Please click on their adverts to visit their own websites to see what products and services each has to offer.
26th September 2021 - Mission Accomplished
We're happy to say that our mission to run Gransden Show again after missing last year's Show has been successfully accomplished. The team put in an incredible amount of hard work to make it happen, and happen it did! We're already planning that next year's Show will go ahead as usual on Saturday 24th September 2022. Put it in your diary now and we'll see you there!
5th October 2021 - 2021 Show Competitive Classes Results
Results of the competitive classes at the 2021 Gransden Show have now been published. You can view them by clicking .
19th February 2022 - GDAS Annual General Meeting
The 2022 Annual General Meeting of Gransden and District Agricultural Society will be held on Monday 28th March at 7:30pm at the Reading Room, Fox Street, Great Gransden. All are warmly welcome to attend. Helpers are always appreciated. Agenda will be available soon.
3rd May 2022 - Facebook Timeline
To give additional News coverage of Gransden Show our Facebook timeline is now visible from this website page.
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23rd May 2022 - Website Redesign
You may have noticed that we've begun redesigning the website, starting with the Home page. The purpose is to update the visual appearance of the site and make it easier to navigate your way around it. Other pages will be updated shortly.
23rd July 2022 - 2022 Show Sponsor List Available
This year's Show Sponsors can be now be viewed on the page.
1st September 2022 - Change to 2022 Programme
Owing to the prevalence of avian flu the planned appearance of the K9 Quackers sheepdog and duck herding display has had to be cancelled. In its place we'll now be seeing David Seamark's sheepdogs demonstration. Details may be found on page.
2nd September 2022 - Programme Updated
An updated Show programme has now been published. You can view it or print it on the page.
2nd April 2023 - New GDAS President and Vice President
At last week's GDAS AGM Eleanor Sclator was elected President and Jeremy Adams was elected Vice President for 2023/24.
20th May 2023 - Online Entries for 2023 Now Available
2023 entries for competitive classes may now be made online. 2023 Schedules may also now be browsed online via the page. Downloadable documentation will be available later.
17th July 2023 - Avian Influenza
PLEASE NOTE - Owing to the ongoing number of avian influenza cases in East Anglia there will be no pigeons or falconry at the 2023 Show.