The annual Rhondda Cynon Taf County Show - one of the most diverse and entertaining shows of its kind in Wales - takes place at Rhondda Sports Centre this weekend (September 7-8).
Attracting thousands of visitors from all over the country, this year’s event, organised by Rhondda Cynon Taf Council, will also include the Welsh National Vegetable Championships.
Admission to the Rhondda Cynon Taf County Show is FREE, so what better way to enjoy a great family day out!
Rhondda Cynon Taf is one of the largest county boroughs in Wales, therefore it is only fitting that such a wonderful spectacle is staged on our own doorstep, showcasing all our home-grown talents.
The 2013 Rhondda Cynon Taf County Show really does offer something for everyone, with competitions – including cash prizes – for green-fingered gardening experts, arts and crafts enthusiasts and also young residents of the County Borough.
There are lots of prizes up for grabs in an amazing array of categories. Not only that, the Giant Veg Show is also being staged at the Rhondda Heritage Park the same weekend, with a FREE shuttle bus between both venues.
The will be around 150 categories in total at the Rhondda Cynon Taf County Show, including Open Vegetable, Open Flower, Open Culinary Section, Open Handicraft, Open Woodwork and Open Art and Photography.
Categories will include Onions, Runner Beans, Shallots, Peas; Ross, Dahlias, Chrysanthemums, Home-made Pies, Jams and Cakes; Home-made Wine and also a Children’s Section.
Rhondda Sports Centre will be packed with plenty of fresh produce, all locally grown, and also a fine array of blooms. The home-made flans and savouries will also no doubt prove to be extremely popular with the judging panel!
The awards will be presented by Rhondda Cynon Taf Council Mayor, Cllr Ann Crimmings.
The Rhondda Cynon Taf County Show forms part of the ongoing, outstanding programme of events from Rhondda Cynon Taf Council, which also includes Ponty’s Big Weekend, Big Welsh Bite, Teddy Bears’ Picnic and the Nos Galan Road Races.
The Rhondda Cynon Taf County Show takes place at Rhondda Sports Centre from 1pm until 5pm on Saturday, September 7; and 11am until 5pm on Sunday, September 8.
For information on all forthcoming events in Rhondda Cynon Taf, including the County Show, visit www.rctcbc.gov.uk/countyshow