The Big Bark

Shepton Mallet




  • All the family
  • Under 5s
  • School age
  • Adults






'The Big Bark' will take place at the Bath & West Showground in Shepton Mallet, on Sunday 24th April 10:00 - 16:00.

A fun interactive day out with plenty for the pooches to do with Have-a-go agility & Hoopers, Temptation Alley, Canine Olympics, Dog Displays, Doggy Photobooth as well as talks and workshops from dog behaviourists, trainers and groomers, among other attractions.

The Big Bark will also be raising funds for local pet charities and good causes, with a charity fun dog show and scurry.

The event, which is focussed on supporting ethical dog-related businesses and promoting healthy attitudes and positive training methods among dog owners, will play host to more than 30 exhibitors from around the Southwest promoting their products and services.

The pooches will even have their own doggy cafe & a doggy tea party (bookable online) with party games & hats!


  • Adult tickets £10.00 plus booking fee
  • Child tickets £5.00 (6-16) plus booking fee
  • Concessionary tickets £9.00 (60 plus NHS and carers) 
  • Disabled go FREE with a carer plus booking fee
  • Family (2 adults and 2 children) £25.00 plus booking fee

Tickets include all seminars & dog displays. An activity card can be purchased for £4.50 (plus booking fee) giving you 7 activities for the price of 5. (exc charity activities)

Doggy Tea Party Tickets to include entry for 1 person, cream tea for 1 person, doggy games, doggy cupcake and toy for 1 pooch. £25.00 plus booking fee Extra dogs £5.00 each

Tickets available here.