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28th February 2024 - GDAS Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Gransden & District Agricultural Society will be held on at at The Reading Rooms, Great Gransden. All are warmly welcome to attend. Helpers are always appreciated.

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.

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 Online Entries page. Downloadable documentation will be available later.

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.

2nd September 2022 - Programme Updated

An updated Show programme has now been published. You can view it or print it on the Competitors Documents 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 The Main Events page.

23rd July 2022 - 2022 Show Sponsor List Available

This year's Show Sponsors can be now be viewed on the 2022 Sponsors and Advertisers page.

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.

3rd May 2022 - Facebook Timeline

To give additional News coverage of Gransden Show our Facebook timeline is now visible from this website page.

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.

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 here.

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!

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 Sponsors and Advertisers page. Please click on their adverts to visit their own websites to see what products and services each has to offer.

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 GDAS Charitable Grants page.

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 here. Also take a look at our For Volunteers 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.

15th October 2020 - GDAS Charitable Grant

A GDAS Charitable Grant was recently made to Bushmead Primary School. Please see our Charitable Grants page for details of this and other grants that we've made and also how to apply for a grant.

22nd May 2020 - Links to Social Media

The links to our social media pages on Facebook and Instagram 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.

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 here to view more details.

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 For Disabled Visitors page.

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 here to see details of their visit. To find out more about GDAS Charitable Grants please click here to view details.

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 here.

2nd June 2018 - General Data Protection Regulation 2018

To comply with the new GDPR requirements we have recently published our Privacy Policy. This explains why we collect personal information on people who visit the GDAS website or are otherwise involved with GDAS activities. You can read the full document here.

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 here.

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 here. To view and download an application form to obtain a Carer’s ticket please click here. 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.

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