As the 2020 Show had to be cancelled due to COVID -19 there were no funds to distribute. However, the June 2019 Axe Vale Show was one of the most successful Shows in our history.  The Show raised a record amount of £30,000 was distributed as awards to local community organisations and clubs who met the grant criteria.  

​Simon Hodges the Show’s Chairman said, “The Axe Vale Show is a charitable fundraising event that celebrates the best of everything that Axminster has to offer.  The Show continues to support the Flamingo Pool as well as a record number of other worthwhile causes.” 

We know that the amounts awarded will help to make a great difference to the local community.” 

Post the 2019 Show the following organisations received awards.

​Axe Valley Swimming Association (Flamingo Pool), ACT Axminster Christmas Together, All Saints Primary School, ARC Axminster, Axe Valley & West Dorset Ring and Ride, Axe Yacht Club,  Axminster Allotment & Leisure Gardeners, Axminster Heritage, Axminster Home Educators, Axminster Musical Theatre, Axminster Town Football Club,  1st Axminster Scout Group, B Sharp, Beer Men’s Shed, Chardstock Park Trust, Dalwood Community Shop, Dragonflies Preschool, Five Alive Duke of Edinburgh, Kilmington PTFA,  Kilmington Tennis Club, Axminster League of Friends Axminster, 1st Lym Valley Scouts, Lyme Regis RC Church, Minster Church Bellringers, Seaton Majorettes, Shute Festival and Shute School, St. John’s the Baptist Church Hawkchurch, St. Mary’s VC Primary School,  and a pledge to Axmouth Playground Association.

Photo – C Suzanne McFadzean

Grants are considered for projects which benefits the local community.

​Requests for grants should be addressed to Elizabeth Stonex,  Thomas Whitty House, Silver Street Axminster EX13 5AH or sent via

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