Ashwell Show passes £175,000 of funds given out since 2000

03 February, 2018 - 11:55
Ashwell Theatre Club is presented with a cheque as one of the Ashwell Show beneficiaries. Picture: Ashwell Show

Ashwell Theatre Club is presented with a cheque as one of the Ashwell Show beneficiaries. Picture: Ashwell Show


The not-for-profit Ashwell Show has now given out £175,000 to good causes since the year 2000.

The volunteer-run show, which has been running for more than 95 years, was attended by more than 4,000 people last year.

And the beneficiaries this year include Ashwell Theatre Club, who received a cheque for £1,250 during the interval of their production of Sleeping Beauty.

Ashwell Show chairman John Connolly said: “We would like to say a big thank you to all those clubs, societies, organisations and individuals who helped to organise, set up marquees, man the gate and car parks, provide activities on the day, and to clear up after the show. Thanks to a great 2017 show, we are in a position to be able to make a difference to some clubs and organisations.”

Other recipients of funds include Ashwell Museum, Ashwell Primary School and Ashwell Academicals FC.

To volunteer, email


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Royston Crow visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Royston Crow staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Royston Crow account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

Hundreds of workers in North Herts and South Cambs are claiming Universal Credit as their low wages are not enough to live on.

Yesterday, 12:01

The Ashwell Show is returning with horse and dog shows, face painting, Punch and Judy and plenty more on bank holiday Monday.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

There’s still time to view work by a Barley artist whose exhibition at The Hub in Melbourn continues until the end of the month.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

A Royston artist will be displaying her paintings at an exhibition in Melbourn next month.

Most read stories

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Read the Royston Crow e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Royston Crow weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy