A fantastic day at the Kent County Show & Andy Murray…winning Wimbledon

Jul 9th, 2016

Saturday has seen huge crowds at the Show, watching all our wonderful displays, demonstrations and entertainment.  The racing pigs, Bolddog Lings, Sheep Show and Birds of Prey drew huge crowds. Elsewhere all areas of the Show proved popular with the Kent Spitfire causing large numbers of people…

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Well done to our fantastic Trade Stand Winners!

Jul 8th, 2016

The Trade Stands have been judged and here are the results, congratulations to all our winners Small First: Thomas J. Fudge - Stand 421 Second: Tesco - Stand 282 Third: Nature Valley - Stand 274 Highly Commended: Riverford - Stand 244 Large First: KCC - Stand 392 Second: Kent Special…

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EU Commissioner Phil Hogan’s Speech

Jul 8th, 2016

We were delighted to have the EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan at the Show this year. His visit marked the first public engagement between the EU Commission and the British public so was a really important moment to offer clarification after the recent events and ad…

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The 2016 Show is waking up, lots to see and do

Jul 8th, 2016

Good morning to everyone on site at the County Showground, Members, visitors, services, competitors, exhibitors, trade stands, entertainment and especially our volunteers.  We are looking forward to a good first day for the 2016 Show, highlights will be the Bolddog Lings FX Motorcycle Display Team…

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A Royal an EU Commissioner and a jolly good day out!

Jul 8th, 2016

Welcome to the 2016 Kent County Show, we are delighted that our Patron HRH The Duke of Kent will be arriving this morning to take a tour of the Show.  We are also looking forward to EU Commissioner Phil Hogan talking to farmers and growers at the NFU & CLA Stand this morning.  This is the fir…

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Kent Youth Trails

Jul 7th, 2016

The Kent Youth Trials has been a popular display at the Show for many years and is returning again! Observed motorcycle trials is a skill sport where a rider manoeuvres a bike using throttle and clutch control all the while practicing good balancing skills. The rider negotiates obstacles within a …

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debbie&andrew’s Sausages

Jul 6th, 2016

In the Food Tent this year, debbie&andrew's Sausages will be providing visitors with samples of their products to purchase or sample! Their recognisable image of a pair of farmer's welly boots instantly shows their deep farming roots and their desire to produce products using the highest qualit…

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Kent Colleges, basil plants, sit-ups and a life size horse!

Jul 5th, 2016

This year, the Hadlow Group marquees – including Hadlow College, West Kent & Ashford Colleges and Betteshanger Parks - will have a countryside and sustainability theme, with a host of exciting stands and interactive activities on offer. Hadlow Group are principal partners for the Kent County…

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Ksent choose the Kent County Show for their official launch

Jul 5th, 2016

We are thrilled that a new initiative for the education sector will be coming to the Show this year to highlight a unique collaboration within the County. Kent Special Educational Needs Trust is a charitable, not for profit company that houses a number of Kent Schools. The team will be on hand to …

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You can’t make an omelette without breaking eggs

Jul 3rd, 2016

The hugely popular Omelette Challenge is back again this year in the Cookery Theatre of the Why Farming Matters in Kent area. Based on the favourite competition on the hugely popular TV programme, Saturday Morning Kitchen, the challenge will consist of individual and team events with prizes awarde…

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