HS15countrysideVoluntary groups, schools and organisations with a passion for the outdoors exhibit in the countryside marquee.

Come along and see what each one is doing. Chat to the enthusiasts, and you may even want to join as a volunteer or member.

This year our exhibitors include

  • Campaign to Protect Rural England
  • Farnley Tyas Women’s Institute
  • Huddersfield Woodturners
  • Ramblers’ Association
  • Kirklees Bridleways
  • Huddersfield Samaritans
  • West Riding Stone Carving Association
  • Dry Stone Walling exhibition
  • Bongo Beats session
  • Honley J&I School Gardening display
  • Huddersfield Beekeepers
  • Huddersfield Stick Makers – running competition
  • National Trust – Marsden Estates
  • Wild Service – Sustainable woodland management, greenwood craft, hedge laying and hedge restoration

You will also find the stick makers competition taking place in this tent – see the highly skilled work that goes into making one of these traditional countryside symbols.

Thanks to Huddersfield Samaritans, who are sponsoring the Countryside Marquee in 2015. Come along and meet them and find out more about this important charity.

You can download a copy of the stick makers schedule if you wish to compete yourself.

The Countryside Secretary, Margaret Ferguson, can be contacted at countryside@honleyshow.co.uk