Shows are another chance for commoners to get together. Like the ‘point to point’ they’re also a chance for some friendly rivalry. The New Forest Show is the biggest, held at ‘New Park’, between Lyndhurst and Brockenhurst.

Before Health and Safety

Ceciley Thompkins

Ceciley Thompkins remembers the antics at the Burley Show, where horse races took place around the outside of the showground, and the spectators had to keep their eyes open!