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April 5, 2019

Fifteen hundred primary school children enjoyed an interactive experience learning about farming and food production at the annual Farm & Country Days held within the Exhibition Halls at the Royal Cornwall Events Centre, Wadebridge. The successful event, which is in its seventh year, is jointly organised by the Cornwall Food & Farming Group (CFFG) and… Read more »

The Heritage Transport Show has broken its 2018 record with over 900 vintage vehicles confirmed to attend the Show at the Kent Showground on 6 April 2019. The Heritage Transport Show celebrates the changing face of transport over the last century and will have on display a record collection of classic cars, commercial and military… Read more »

Steve Michell Media Manager A project aimed at educating the next generation about the links between agriculture and where their food comes from has engaged thousands of Cornish primary school children since it began. Organiser of the Royal Cornwall Show, the Royal Cornwall Agricultural Association (RCAA), launched the Farm & Country Days On The Road… Read more »

Organisers of the Kent County Show, the Kent County Agricultural Society, are increasing their offering for livestock exhibitors at the Show on 5, 6, 7 July 2019. For cattle exhibitors, new Longhorn classes will celebrate one of Britain’s oldest beef breeds with the winner receiving the Longhorn Cattle Society Championship Cup. New classes for Valais… Read more »

The Kent County Agricultural Society welcomes James Forknall as the new Chairman after Kevin Attwood finishes his term. The Society elected James at their AGM and gave thanks to Kevin for his six years of service. James Forknall had previously served as Vice-Chairman for the Kent County Agricultural Society and his family have farmed in… Read more »

Children across Newport and beyond have been handed a box of seed potatoes and a bag of compost as part of this year’s Newport Show Great Potato Challenge. Children at 13 schools have been given the boxes by organisers of Shropshire’s premier one day show – and they have four months to grow the best… Read more »

A new carving workshop will feature at this year’s Newport Show in the Education Hub for the first time, organisers have revealed. Children and adults will have the chance to take part in magic wand making and spoon carving – while sat on wooden horses created by the professionals. The new attraction has been added… Read more »

Heralded as ‘THE’ ultimate family day out in the South, the South of England Show is returning this year from 6-8 June and, although organisers are promising the biggest programme of activities and entertainment to date, children still get to go free!* Taking place at the iconic South of England Showground in Ardingly, West Sussex,… Read more »

Three Counties Showground, in Malvern, is shining a spotlight on skills and education across the agricultural sector after revealing a new partnership with the prestigious Royal Agricultural University (RAU). The leading university, based in Cirencester, will become Three Counties Showground’s first ever official agricultural educational partner, in a move that both parties hope will help… Read more »

November 11, 2018

01.11.2018 More than 120 agricultural show organisers, from right across the UK have arrived at Southampton in Hampshire this weekend for a superb programme of expert talks, lively group discussions and even a spot of Ceilidh dancing. Organised by the Association of Shows & Agricultural Organisations and hosted this year by The New Forest &… Read more »

June 23, 2018

The Westmorland County Show has been crowned Cumbria’s Tourism Event of the Year and received the prestigious accolade at a glittering awards ceremony for the Cumbria Tourism Awards 2018. Christine Knipe, Chief Executive of the Westmorland Agricultural Society and County Show, said: “We are absolutely thrilled to win this award and it is even more… Read more »