The Kent County Agricultural Society is the registered charity which organises the annual Kent County Show. The Society have the following charitable objectives and in addition make a number of awards each year.

  • The improvement of agriculture, forestry, horticulture, allied industries, rural crafts and the breeding of livestock.
  • The demonstration of improved methods connected with the above.
  • The holding of an Annual Show in Kent.
  • The encouragement of agricultural and horticultural education, research and experimental work.

Financial Awards

The Kent County Agricultural Society offers a number of financial awards each year.

  • Scholarship Scheme
  • Hooson Award
  • Lady Astor Award

Recognition Awards

Annually at the Kent County Show, the Society honours the dedication and service of individuals and groups in agriculture, horticulture, forestry and related industries.

  • Long Service Awards
  • Edward Hardy Trophy
  • CLA Award
  • R.D. Keeler Trophy
  • The County Town Award

Kent Young Farmers Clubs

Each year we offer all Kent Young Farmers Clubs in Kent the opportunity to apply for funding to support their club. If you run a club and want to find out more about how to apply for funding, please email


Champagne Reception for RABI

Join the Kent County Show Show Manager and Directors at the inaugural RABI Champagne Reception on Wednesday 27 June in the Astor Pavilion, Kent Showground. See the Kent County Show set up in full swing, be treated to champagne, strawberries and a BBQ while listening to the steel drum player and raising money for the RABI.

Tickets are £30 each.

Download the application form here.

Book tickets by 18 June to secure your place.

Contact Charles Tassell for further information: