Welcome to our new main show sponsor – Bradford’s Building Supplies

The Melplash Agricultural Society is delighted to announce Bradfords Building Supplies as the Melplash Show’s main sponsor.

The annual Melplash Show now in its 172nd year celebrates the best of rural life by the sea and welcomes a crowd of thousands each year to experience the area’s farming heritage.  This year the show will be ehld on Thursday 22nd August 2019.  In 2020 Bradfords will be celebrating its 250th anniversary and has chosen the Melplash Show as a means of sharing this major achievement with the local community.

Alongside their sponsorship Bradfords’ will have a large stand by the main ring where they will be showcasing what they do.   They have invited five of their suppliers to exhibit alongside them: Timco, Millboard, Stone Market, Melcourt and Gap.   On show will be hand and power tools including an excavator as well as ‘how to’ demonstrations.   There will also be lots of free activities and games for children to enjoy including face painting and fun photo opportunities.

Chief Executive David Young said “We are extremely proud and excited to be The Melplash Show’s main sponsors this year.  The society, very much like Bradfords, has a long pedigree and continues to keep the local community, particularly farming, at its heart.  The show is going to be another great opportunity to entertain our customers at an event we know they love and an event close to the local markets heart.”

Bradfords is one of the largest independent Builders Merchants in the UK and has been supplying materials to the trade and public for over 200 years. The family run business has been trading since 1770 and now has a total of 43 branches across the South West. They have developed their knowledge and support across many specialised building areas such as roofing, drainage, timber, doors and windows, bricks, ironmongery, tool hire, plumbing, kitchens and bathrooms.

Lucy