The staff team at the Kent County Showground have plenty of experience at putting on a great Show. If you would like to get in touch about this years Show or any of the other events, then please see the contact page for details.
Having worked for the Society for over 17 years, Lucy spent time working in a number of roles before becoming Show Manager in 2012. Working as the Trade Stand Co-ordinator and running the portfolio of smaller events which the Society holds enabled Lucy to learn the basics before taking on the Show Manager position. Covering all aspects of the Show, the role is vast and as the Show Manager role expands into heading the charity side of the business, Lucy finds herself being challenged on a regular basis.
Business Development and Sponsorship Coordinator
Sally recently joined the team in 2020 as as Business Development and Sales Coordinator. Sally's is responsible for sourcing all potential sponsorship opportunities, maximising both local and national businesses involvement with the Show. Sally is also responsible for all corporate partnerships within the Society.
Becky joined the team in 2017 as an Events Assistant. Becky’s role involves looking after the Garden Life, Heritage, and Food and Farming areas of the Kent County Show and organising site services and catering. Becky will also be organising the Heritage Transport Show and getting involved with the Society’s charitable activities. Having worked as a temp during previous Shows, Becky is looking forward to working in a new and expanded role with the Society.
Meghan's role involves looking after the Equine and Garden Life sections of the Show, as well as the Pale Making and Clay Shoot competitions. In addition to the Show areas, Meghan organises the 200+ volunteer Stewarding team, the annual Steward's Super and trade and sponsorship for Farm Expo. With a background in horses, farming and country pursuits, this role is a enables Meghan to share what she's most passionate about.
Bridget joined the team in 2020 as Trade Co-Ordinator. Bridget's role involves sourcing and securing all trade stands and ensuring there is a variety for all our visitors to enjoy. With a passion for equine and country sports this role will be fulfilling and exciting.
Executive PA and Events Organiser
Jo joined the team in 2019 as the Executive PA to the Board of Directors and Events Organiser. Jo's role includes organising Royal and VIP visits, entertainment and official lunches at the Kent County Show. She is also responsible for organising every aspect of Living Land, the Society's free education event for 2800 children to learn about food, farming and the countryside.
Groundstaff – Trevor Bristow, Jeremy Sutton, Colin Willis and Jamie Sutton
Our groundstaff are the driving force behind the showground looking good throughout the year. Many of you will have seen them working on the ground or setting up for events that we hold here. They have a multitude of skills between them and always come up with a solution whatever the issue is that we as office staff present to them. Jeremy has worked at over 40 Show's, with Colin having worked for the Society for over 18 years. Trevor and Jamie have been employed more recently however, both also with a long history of involvement with the Kent County Show.