Here are some of the attractions available on the day!
Tyrannosaurus Rex Dinosaur Walkabout
NEW FOR 2016! Meet Rex and walk with a dinosaur! You've seen Jurassic World and now meet 'Rex' the T Rex Dinosaur! T-Rex Dinosaur is the most realistic animatronic dinosaur in the UK today! With realistic sounds and his animatronics, he blinks, moves and runs! Even his tail sways viciously from side to side. Should you stay and watch or should you run? He will be appearing in Ring 3 the Children's Entertainment ring throughout the day.
NEW FOR 2016! The famous Watermill Wolves family have featured in tv series such as Penny Dreadful and Vikings, also magazines such as Vogue and Marie Claire, starring alongside a range of famous names including Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Josh Hartnett, Kate Moss, Bill Bailey, Travis Fimmel and Bear Grylls. They have also made popular appearances in music videos for Patrick Wolf and Kyla la Grange, as well as appearing in promotions for the UK release of the Twilight movies and Kopperberg.
Get 'up close and personal' with the Watermill Wolves at our 'meet n greet' stand, and find out about the team, natural canine behaviour and wolfdog breeds in our fun display. Also meet the Uk Wolfdog Rescue team and find out about some of the amazing work they do.
Betsy Boo the Amazing UK Frisbee Dog
Disc Dog is in its very much embryonic stage as a dog activity here in the UK, despite being hugely recognised internationally.
Betsy Boo The Amazing UK Frisbee Dog and her human however, are trying to change this!
As seen on YouTube, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter (Yes, Betsy is a VERY social media savvy dog!),Talent Hounds, DogTube, (and heard on BBC Radio), The National Pet Show, London Pet Show, UK Superdogs Most Talented Dog four time semi finalist and finalist in 2014.
This crazy ClickerTastic team will be showcasing their routines involving Disc Dog and many of the almost 400 tricks (at last count!). They will also be holding various meet and greet sessions throughout the day.
ClickerTastic Dog Training School is owned by Ruby Welsford from Royal Leamington Spa. It is one of the very few training schools that offers Disc Dog in the UK.
ClickerTastic only uses modern, force free methods to train dogs (and their owners!).
ClickerTastic also provide seminars, workshops and training days.
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The Royal Welsh
NEW FOR 2016! The Regimental Support Team from The Royal Welsh, Wales' Infantry Regiment, will be on hand to provide an insight into military life. Get hands on the latest weaponry, try on body armour and speak to serving soldiers about life in the military.
They will also have a FREE climbing wall. Height and weight restrictions will apply.
Mascots of the Valleys
NEW FOR 2016! Come and meet Mascots of the Valleys amazing mascots! Meet Doc Mc Stuffins, My Little Pony, Upsy Daisy, Girl Minion, Mini Mouse, Micky Mouse, Izzy Pirate, Mike Monsters inc and Sully Monsters inc. They will be appearing in Ring 3, the Children's Entertainment ring throughout the day.
EggSeeds and Clark Farm
EggSeeds and Clark farm are bringing education to life with their popular farm experience. This was so popular in 2015 with both the children and adults alike! Get hands on with chickens, ducks and rabbits. You will also meet some more unusual farm animals. Creating life long memories for you and the family.
Party Heroes Mascots
Come and meet Party Heroes amazing mascots! Meet Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Batman, Iron Man, Ninja Turtle, Rapunzel and Captain America. They will be appearing in Ring 3 the Children's Entertainment ring throughout the day.
Come and experience Positive Interactions sensory bus. Positive Interactions is a new charity bringing sensory experiences to people, to make a difference to their lives.
Tractor Boys of Aberthin
The Tractor Boys of Aberthin, who often organise charity events have raised several thousands of pounds for various charities and are in demand at events all over Wales.
Something for the motor enthusiasts. Come and look at the vintage tractors, a reminder of days gone by!
"A random group of vaguely organised tractor enthusiasts raising money for charity."
Swansea and District Beekeepers' Society
Swansea and District Beekeepers' Society will be bringing their 'Bee Experience' to the show once again in 2016. For anyone who isn't familiar with the bee experience, they provide complete protective clothing, a bee proof tent and invite members of the public to experience honeybees "on the wing". Inside the bee tent, they are able to participate while a hive of bees is opened, and can see at first hand the fascinating organisation within. It is a fabulous way to engage people with a very important "creepy crawly" that they might otherwise see only as a target for a rolled up newspaper! It is a fantastic opportunity to encourage people to consider the many positive attributes of bees, and their considerable significance to us.
Experience the ancient and fascinating art of Falconry and get close to these amazing birds of prey.
Animal Zone UK's mission is to provide education, interaction, entertainment and to promote the welfare of exotic animals in captivity. Come and meet some of their amazing creatures. If you are looking for something different they are also available for corporate events and children's parties.
All the fun of the fair! There will be something for everyone including the Sizzler, Bungee Trampolines, Fun House, Tea Cups, a large Mega Slide and inflatable Bouncy Castle. A day out isn't complete without a visit to the fun fair!
A traditional favourite for our younger visitors, donkey rides! Come and meet the lovely, gentle donkeys and have a ride.
Meet Astranat, Miss Mouse and Cosplay Bumblebee
We have three fabulous mascots visiting the event this year provided by Rhiannon's Mascots.
Race around a purpose-built inflatable outdoor track!
The Sports and Play Development Team from the Vale of Glamorgan Council create opportunities and initiatives all year around for people of all ages and abilities to take part in physical activities. We are thrilled that they will be joining us and providing Giant Jenga, Arts & Crafts, Messy Play and Den Building. Great fun for the children and all free of charge!
Bro Radio - Broadcasting Live
The station that loves the Vale! Come and meet their mascot!
The Welsh Ferret Club
The Welsh Ferret Club was created in 2010 in order to bring together ferret lovers and enthusiasts, and to encourage the responsible ownership of both pet and working ferrets. We are a friendly group that regularly hold get togethers and ferret shows that are open to all. We have members not only in Wales, but from as far as Devon in the South West!
Our aim has always been to promote the ferret for the wonderful, mischievous and amusing pets that they are. Through the club, people can meet and share their ferret experiences and knowledge. Our ferret shows bring together people from all over the UK and is a fun competition and great place to promote these fantastic animals!