Next year's show is on Saturday 7th July 2018

 

What's New

The next Committee Meeting will be held on Monday 18th September in the Memorial Hall, Skelton at 7.30 p.m.

The Farmers Ball is to be held on Friday 13th October at the Roundthorn Hotel, Penrith. Details and booking form here.

Contact us
Hon. Secretary: Mrs Antonia Reid
Ghyll Forge
Ellonby, Skelton
Penrith
Cumbria CA11 9SJ
Tel:01768484122
Fax:01768483933
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TRADE STANDS 2015 INFORMATION


SKELTON HORTICULTURAL AND AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY
Notice to Trade Stand Exhibitors (October 2012)
The Society intends to provide a safe and healthy environment for all people attending or working at the Show. In order to achieve this it requires all exhibitors to be responsible for their own fire, safety and environmental health precautions. A generic risk assessment is attached which you must comply with. Please also bring to the show duly completed the specific risk assessment form on which you must identify and explain how you will manage any specific risks applicable to your exhibit. Please also provide details of your public liability insurance policy. Both may be inspected.

So that visitors to the show can enjoy maximum benefit from all the day has to offer:
DUTCH AUCTIONS OR LOUD HAILERS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED.
ALL STANDS MUST BE OPERATIONAL BY 9.30am & REMAIN OPEN UNTIL 4.30pm.
MAXIMUM USE MUST BE MADE OF THE HARD-CORE ROADS WHICH ARE PROVIDED TO MINIMISE DAMAGE TO THE SHOW FIELD. IN THE EVENT OF POOR CONDITIONS THE COMMITTEE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO REFUSE ADMISSION TO HEAVY VEHICLES.
EXHIBITORS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR INSURANCE AND MUST PROVIDE SUFFICENT PUBLIC LIABILITY COVER FOR ANY EVENTUALITY.
Compliance with the Rules of the Society, all H.S.E Guidelines, Codes of Practice and Guidance Notes is essential. In addition the Society require that:
ADEQUATE FIRE EXTINGUISHING APPLIANCES SUITABLE FOR THE STAND MUST BE PROVIDED BY THE EXHIBITOR.
EXHIBITORS MUST COMPLY WITH HSE GUIDANCE NOTE CS4 AND CofP 7 RELATING TO LPG CYLINDERS. ONLY SUFFICIENT GAS FOR SHOW DAY USE SHOULD BE PROVIDED.
ALL ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS SHOULD BE MADE TO IEE WIRING REGS
ALL PORTABLE GENERATORS, POWER EQUIPMENT AND CABLES MUST BE PROTECTED BY 2m EARTHING RODS AND RESIDUAL CURRENT DEVICES SET AT NOT MORE THAN 30MA SENSITIVITY. TRAILING CABLES SHOULD BE PROTECTED BY BURYING OR PLACING IN ‘CABLE PROTECTORS’ AND CONNECTIONS COMPLY WITH ‘IEE’ WIRING REGULATIONS
ALL CABLES AND SOCKETS MUST BE ADEQUATELY GLANDED FOR USE.
THE USE OF POWER WASHERS MUST BE IN COMPLIANCE WITH HSE GUIDANCE NOTE PM 29.
ALL OPERATING MACHINERY MUST BE PROPERLY GUARDED AND EXHIBITED IN ACCORDANCE WITH HSE SIM 1/2001/04.
CHEMICALS AND SUBSTANCES WHICH MAY BE HAZARDOUS MUST BE DISPLAYED ONLY BY MEANS OF EMPTY AND CLEAN CONTAINERS.
THE USE OF ATV OR TWO WHEEL MOTORCYCLES IS NOT PERMITTED WITHOUT THE SOCIETIES AUTHORISATION.
ALL INFLATABLE STRUCTURES MUST BE THOROUGHLY SECURED -See HSE Information Sheet 7
ALL WORK MUST BE CARRIED OUT IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LIFTING OPERATIONS AND LIFTING EQUIPMENT REGULATIONS 1998.
MACHINERY OR EQUIPMENT USED PRIOR TO, DURING AND AFTER THE SHOW MUST ONLY BE OPERATED BY EXPERIENCED PEOPLE OVER THE AGE OF 16 AND WEARING THE CORRECT PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT.
PITCHES CAN BE MOWN BUT EXHIBITORS MUST RAKE UP AND REMOVE GRASS CLIPPINGS

The following showday passes will be issued – note that a vehicle pass covers all people in that vehicle - Additional pedestrian passes for access from public car parks may be purchased at £8 each

FRONTAGE (m) <5m 5m-9m 10m-14m 15m-20m >20m
No. of vehicle passes – Main gate 1 2 2 3 4
No. of Pedestrian wristbands- Car parks 0 1 2 3 4



The Society reserves the right to inspect exhibitor's stands, machinery and
displays to ensure compliance with the above requirements.


Sponsorship
Sponsorship would be much appreciated at any amount over £30. For those wishing to sponsor individual classes the rates range from £35 to £75. For further details call Athole McKillop on 07718523045 or email athole.mckillop@skeltonshow.com.

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