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THOUSANDS WELCOMED SPRING AT FIRST ARDINGLY SHOW OF THE YEAR

Over 14,000 thousand visitors enjoyed the Spring Garden & Leisure Show, as the 2017 show season got underway at the South of England Showground in Ardingly, West Sussex over the May bank holiday weekend. A wide range of new outdoor …
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SOUTH OF ENGLAND AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY LOOKS TO THE FUTURE

With over 3.5 million people attending the South of England Show over the last five decades and celebrations underway for its 50th year, the South of England Agricultural Society focused on the relevance of agricultural societies and shows in today’s …
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THE SOUTH OF ENGLAND AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY CELEBRATES £2,500 GIFT FROM THE PATRON’S FUND

The South of England Agricultural Society is celebrating after receiving a £2,500 gift from The Patron’s Fund, the charitable fund set up to acknowledge the work of the charitable organisations for which Her Majesty, The Queen acts as a Patron, …
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WINTER FAIR SUCCESS AT ARDINGLY

A record-breaking 11,500 people visited the South of England Event Centre’s Winter Fair at Ardingly to enjoy the festive fun and shopping this weekend on 3 and 4 December 2016. Visitors were welcomed by Christmas choirs and a magical Snow …
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FARMING CONFERENCE WILL DEBATE SUSTAINABILITY

With an audience of over 250 farmers, landowners and agriculturalists from across the region, leading lights in British agriculture are expected to fiercely debate the topic of ‘Sustainability’ at this year’s South of England Agricultural Society’s Farming Conference on Wednesday …
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ROYAL PRESIDENT FOR SOUTH OF ENGLAND AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY’S 50TH YEAR

The South of England Agricultural Society is proud to announce that HRH The Duchess of Cornwall will be its President in 2017, the Society’s 50th anniversary year. Charlie Burgoyne, Chairman said: “We are so pleased to announce HRH The Duchess …
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DIARY NOTE & LISTINGS FOR WINTER FAIR

Following a hugely successful launch last year, attracting over 8,000 visitors, the South of England Event Centre is expanding this magical event, which returns to the South of England Showground on 3 and 4 December 2016. Visitors will be welcomed …
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CELEBRATE THE COLOURS OF AUTUMN

Terrier racing, clay pigeon shooting, fly fishing, falconry, blacksmithing, bread making, scarecrow making (they are only little ones – so not quite building), archery, gundog scurries and dog agility are all available for people to try out at this year’s …
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THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN CONNECT WITH COUNTRYSIDE AT SOUTH OF ENGLAND SHOWGROUND

Two and a half thousand year five and six children, from over 50 schools across Brighton and Hove, Sussex and Surrey, visited the Ardingly Showground this week [July 14] to discover more about where their food comes from and all …
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YOUNG CRAFTSMAN OF THE YEAR WINNERS 2016

15-year-old Toby Smith from Sackville School in East Grinstead in East Sussex was crowned the winner of this year’s Young Craftsman of the Year competition for his superb walnut and maple bedside cabinet at the South of England Show on …
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