Fabulous family fun at the 45th Lambeth Country Show – South London’s biggest annual draw

The 45th Lambeth Country Show on July 20-21 is the biggest annual event in South London, with farm animals and owls, vegetable and flower competitions, craft and food stalls and sporting fun for all the family.

More than 100,000 people came to Brockwell Park last year making it one of the biggest free family festivals in the UK, with a string of zones.

Discovery has immersive fun with VR Experiences, planetariums, drones and so much more.

Reach The Core offers medieval experiences from the past ages for all ages for the first time – with archery, warrior training and a sword school.

There is also a science theme, with projects from British Pharmacological Society, Royal Society of Biology, Royal Society of Chemistry and The Institute of Cancer Research.

Vauxhall City Farm will bring their llamas, ponies and sheep. There is also a dog and a sheep show.

You can also try out some farm and building machinery in Diggerland – it does what is says on the tin.

Ex-world Championship motor-cross rider Jason Smyth performing motorcycle stunts, quad freestyle and huge jumps over ramps including American trucks.

Cavalry of Heroes will be showcasing jousting and a six horse Highwayman Show too.

Music includes Bukky Leo and Black Egypt celebrating the music of Fela Kuti while Vanessa Haynes will pay tribute to Aretha Franklin a year after her death. MF Robots is the latest project from members of the Brand New Heavies.

Imagination will be headline with Leee John performing hits such as Body Talk, Just An Illusion, Flashback and more.

Leee John

Jungle legend General Levy will close the main stage, which also features reggae star Dawn Penn, upcoming roots rock reggae’s Royal Sounds and SISTA: Women In Reggae.

There will be a full perimeter fence around the show site and extra security measures in place throughout the event once again. Everyone attending the show – staged from noon-8pm – will be subject to mandatory searches on entry so you are advised to allow extra time to get in – especially at the busiest time, 3-5pm. Last entry is 7.30pm.

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