The Marlborough A&P Show is a time when town meets country; a place where excellence in all aspects of rural life is endorsed and where the exchange of ideas and exposure of new developments give encouragement and direction to those carving out a living in a changing and challenging economic climate.

To business it provides an opportunity to present new ideas, technologies and innovations for rural and urban buyers all in one location. If you have a new product and wish to create awareness don’t miss out in showcasing your product and business.

The Marlborough A&P Show attracts 8,000 – 10,000 through the gate over the two days, with outdoor exhibits, the best of competition, entertainment and numerous other attractions the Show is a major Top of the South event.


Show Times

Saturday 6th November 2021, 9.00am to 5.00pm
Trade displays are open from 9.00am to 5.00pm
Night entertainment and carnival continues until 9.00pm
Sunday 7th November 2021, 9.00am to 5.00pm


Entries Close

Horse & Pony Section - Saturday 17th October
All Photographic - Saturday 17th October
All Cooking - Saturday 17th October
All Craft - Saturday 17th October
Knitting & Crochet - Saturday 17th October
Sewing - Saturday 17th October
Needlework and Handcraft - Saturday 17th October
Poultry - Friday 16th October
Sheep - Friday 16
th October
Beef Cattle - No section in 2019 due to Mycoplasma Bovis
Dairy Cattle - No section in 2019 due to Mycoplasma Bovis
Drive & Yard Dog Trial - Saturday 17th October
Shearing - Entry on the Day of Competition

Entry On The Day

Open to all school children
-Saturday 6th November 2021
Children 16 years and under
- Pet Sheep over 12 months
- Pet Lamb – care and attention 
- Pet Lamb – ring craft
- Best Pet
- Best Fancy Dress Pet
- Pet Calves (as per schedule)
Terrier Race – for all terriers or terrier cross breeds

Booking Your Site

Complete the Trade Application Form found on Trade page and send with payment by cheque or direct credit to: Marlborough A&P Association, PO Box 115, Blenheim 7201

For further information contact:

Christine Fowles

Phone: 03 578 5822