Fast and Furious with the Double Harness Scurry

Jul 1st, 2016

An obstacle course, two ponies, a racing carriage, one driver and one groom, add in furious pace and some impossibly tight corners and you have one of the many highlights of the Kent County Show. Double harness scurry racing has been taking place in the UK for over 35 years and is now being take…

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The Golden Fleece!

Jun 30th, 2016

The Kent County Show hosts Wool competitions for classes both on and off the hoof, and new for this year is The British Wool Marketing Board (BWMB) National Golden Fleece Competition being held in association with JG Animal Health. Judging the fleeces ‘off the hoof this year’ will be Mr Stephe…

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A miniature secret at the Kent County Show

Jun 28th, 2016

We have a very small secret at the Kent County Show, in fact it is miniature... a small guage railway that can be found next to the woodland area. The passenger carrying portable miniature railway, its official title will be back for the third year and has absolutely delighted our visitors in…

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A Taste of Kent at the Kent County Show

Jun 27th, 2016

Produced in Kent will once again have a large area at the Show, located next to the Equine Rings. The area will have the  best artisan producer’s in the county, with a huge range of products, produce and food-to-go. With over 30 stands confirmed, visitors can take a wander around the popular a…

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The amazing delights of The Sheep Show

Jun 23rd, 2016

In one corner of the Kent Showground on all three Show days, is a display that cannot be missed.  The Sheep Show might make you think that this could be just another agricultural display at the Kent County Show,  but the truth is that the Sheep Show is a highlight. Brilliantly clever, wonderfull…

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Enjoy a scoop of Solley’s at the Show

Jun 23rd, 2016

Visitors to this year’s Show are in for a truly Kentish treat! The award-winning local favourite Solley’s is returning again this year where they will be showcasing their new range of Sweet Shop ice creams.  The family-run company has recently launched new fun flavours designed to appeal to…

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Song & Dance Line-up confirmed for the Antiques & Vintage Village

Jun 21st, 2016

As visitors browse the intriguing vintage, antique and upcycled items in the John Hendry Pavilion they may also be surprised and entertained by a number of exciting acts presented by Old School Events, organisers of the Antique and Vintage Village. One of the highlights over the three days will …

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Learning is good fun!

Jun 20th, 2016

This year at the Show there will be lots of free activities for children. Coming to a family event is important for youngsters and we want them to have a really magical time and learn about farming, the countryside and animals. We have added a number of activities and displays  for our young vi…

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A Big Thank You to Our Sponsors

Jun 19th, 2016

No County Show would be complete without a number of key elements; committees, volunteers, competitors, trade stands and sponsors.  This year we welcome a number of new businesses and organisations who have seen the wonderful opportunities available as a 2016 sponsor. Hyde New Homes in associat…

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Royal Visit for the 2016 Kent County Show

Jun 17th, 2016

The Kent County Show are delighted that our Patron, HRH The Duke of Kent, KG will be attending on Friday 8th July. The Duke of Kent became Patron of the Kent County Agricultural Society in 1975 and has been a firm supporter over the decades, attending the Show on numerous occasions. His last vi…

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