We would like to invite you to join us at Marks Hall Garden & Country Show from 20th-22nd July 2018 for our third Bi Annual Show.

At Marks Hall this summer, as well as the Arboretum being open, we are planning Show Gardens, Schools competitions and Gardening Demonstration as well as having a Specialist Plant Growers Section. The ever-popular Country Pursuits area with Heavy Horses, ferret racing , Dog & Duck and Raptor Displays and a number of other Woodcraft and Country Crafts.  We will again start with a Gala Evening for over 500 Invited Guests when Trade Stands are welcome be open. More details are attached.  Charities being supported are again Essex Air Ambulance, Rotary Charities and Marks Hall Arboretum.  In 2016 we had over 5,000 visitors to our show and raised £45,000 for the Charities.

The Shows opening hours are Friday Gala 6-9pm, Saturday & Sunday  10am-5pm

We would like to invite you to reserve a  Craft/ Plant/Food stand at the Show  to display/sell  your products.    Only 80 Stands  will be available. Only the highest quality products will be on show in keeping with the Beautiful settings, and we will try not to have too many competing products so please book early to avoid disappointment.

The cost of  Stands for the 2 ½ days will be  £250.

Outside open space stall will be  5mtrs Wide X 5 mtrs Deep or  if a larger stand is required the price will be Pro-rata.

We will again have a Marquee Option at the same price.  

Closed Marquee Stands with Central Walkway – Each stand 3mtr x 3mtr .

We will only have 36  marquee stands so early booking is advised.

Food  Marquee – (as above) stalls will be able to offer only foodstuffs to take away from the show, + free taster samples.

Electricity will only be available for Marquee Stands at £40 providing this is on your booking form.

Trestle Tables can be provided if ordered in advance at £15 each.

 To secure a space at the garden shows please send £50 with a booking form to

Nigel Dyson, Bentley Manor, Little Bentley, Colchester, CO7 8SE and make cheques payable to –   ‘Marks Hall Garden & Country Show’

 We look forward to welcoming you to our show

2018 Trade application form booking form