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South of England Show opens gates for countryside fun

One more special day at the South of England Show tomorrow [Saturday June 13] for thousands of visitors to enjoy all aspects of British country life, promoting and supporting farming, country living and the rural community as well as providing …
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South of England Show Special Attractions

Since 1967 the South of England Show has been the flagship event of the year for the South of England Agricultural Society and is dedicated to celebrating all aspects of British country life, promoting and supporting farming, country living and …
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Society focuses on next generation food and farming

Agricultural colleges from across the region will join forces with the South of England Agricultural Society (SEAS) to showcase the next generation of food production and farming at the South of England Show in Ardingly on 11, 12 & 13 June, …
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A lasting tribute to a great master of the hunt

The official opening of the 2015 Hound Show and Country Sports zone at the South of England Show takes place on Thursday 11 June at a ribbon-cutting ceremony underneath an impressive new wrought iron archway, which has been built in …
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Award of honour to Mr John Bishop OBE

The South of England Agricultural Society’s 2015 Award of Honour for Berkshire was made to Mr John Bishop OBE for his outstanding work promoting good farming and environmental practice. After graduating with a BSc in Agriculture from Reading University in …
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Young Craftsman wins for second year in a row

Eighteen-year-old Thomas Streeter from Pulborough in West Sussex was announced the winner of this year’s Young Craftsman of the Year competition for the second year running. Thomas wowed the judging panel again this year with a stunning series of decorated …
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2015 Society President announced

Clare Scheckter, who runs Laverstoke Park Farm near Basingstoke in Hampshire with her husband Jody, the 1979 Formula One World Champion, will be President for the South of England Agricultural Society in 2015, it was announced this week. Clare leads …
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British farmers best placed to lead battle to feed the world

British farmers are best placed to lead the battle to feed the world, was the conclusion of debate at the annual South of England Farming Conference, held at the South of England Showground in Ardingly, Mid Sussex. In front of …
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Doors open to Countryside Careers in South of England

Over 400 young people, aged 13-18, visited the South of England Agricultural Showground in Ardingly on 16th October to discover the range of possibilities for developing careers in the countryside. Countryside Careers Day showcased the wealth of career paths young …
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BBC Countryfile Presenter to Chair Farming Conference

Charlotte Smith, presenter on BBC1’s ‘Countryfile’ and Radio 4’s ‘Farming Today’, will chair the debate at the South of England Agricultural Society’s Farming Conference to be held on 12th November at the Showground in Ardingly. The mother of two from …
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