What's on

A Great Day Out for all the Family ...

Event Programme

You will receive a complimentary programme on arrival at the event, however these are much smaller than previous years, due to our aim to reduce our waste and improve our sustainability.

Please see below for our online programme with much more information and click HERE to see the live results as we move through the weekend.

Event Programme
Fairground Rides

Want to enjoy some traditional fairground attractions? Why not come and have a go at Hook a Duck and the Coconut Shy, try your hand the shooting range, fly in the air with Chair-o-Planes and many more. It is the perfect way to keep the whole family busy!

Archery & Axe Throwing

Are you the next Robin Hood? Why not head to the Tournament Ground Activity Centre and try you hand at Archery? If that is not thrilling enough - you can test your accuracy with Axe Throwing!!

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Pakefield Ferrets

Come and watch live demonstrations about ferrets and ferreting over the weekend. Outside his demonstration times you will be able to come and meet the ferrets and have your picture taken!

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Mini Railway

Why not head into Thoresby Park in style, we have a miniature railway setting up in the park to take you and your family on a ride!

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Blacksmith & Farrier Display

We are delighted to be welcoming two talented farriers and blacksmiths to Thoresby this year. Across the weekend you will be able to watch them turn bars of metal into incredible household items and delicate horse shoes. They will be showing off their skills and answering any questions you have. Don't miss this fantastic display!


It’s not just the horses who can get in on the action - our famous dog agility course is also in action! This year we are welcoming the Support Dogs who will be running the dog arena all weekend as a fundraiser.

All dogs are welcome to have a go at running through our agility course and showcasing their skills. Alongside the dog agility there will be a dog show at 12.30pm on Saturday and Sunday. Stay tuned for more details of when and where these will be taking place!

The dog agility course will be open across the weekend - come and see who has the best 6 legs, or who looks like their pooch!

Support Dogs

We’ll be providing the soundtrack to your weekend at our Band Stand on Saturday and Sunday. Unique artists will take to the stage in various time slots to provide the perfect backing track to the equestrian action.

Sit back, relax and enjoy the music.


A wide selection of local and national brands will be joining us at Thoresby this year, visitors of the event are welcome throughout the weekend to browse their favourite brands and pick up a souvenir. with everything on offer from homeware to fashion to furniture.

There’s something for everyone at the Eventing Spring Carnival - treat yourself!

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Join us as we bring the Street Food Festival to Thoresby. Immerse yourselves in the culture of Street Food, enjoying a multitude of tasty treats from various outlets, including Mexican, Asian and Italian cuisine.

The Street Food Festival will be operating alongside our various other outlets across the weekend - dig in!

Thoresby Park Polo Club

Have you ever watched a game of Polo? Thoresby have their very own Polo Club, which focuses on grass roots polo and introducing new players to the sport. On Sunday of the event we will be joined by their team, who will be showing off their skills in the main arena! Don't miss this exciting game and maybe join their team!! If you are interested in joining them, head over to their stand and have a chat.

Thoresby Park Polo Club

The Classic Car Show is a long-standing crowd favourite. Everything from a 1920’s Bentley to an Aston Martin Vanquish have been showcased at the event, and with over 40 entries year on year there’s always plenty to see.

Check out your favourite classic cars and find out all about them from their expert owners at Thoresby. This year we are welcoming the Save The Wave Car Club on Saturday, and Grantham Classic Cars on Sunday

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Shire Horses

Have you ever seen the majestic Shire Horse up close? Well we have that opportunity for you at Thoresby! Over the weekend you will be able to go and meet these magnificent horses, and then watch their arena display to see them in action.

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We are delighted to be growing our partnership with British Polo Gin, which has led to the creation of Eventing Gin - perfectly curated to partner a day out in the country.

Open for business all weekend in luscious gardens with views across the arena, it's the perfect place to unwind.