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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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Thousands enjoy country sports at Autumn Show & Game Fair

Over 16,000 visitors enjoyed having a go at country sports and entertainments at the 2014 Autumn Show & Game Fair held at the South of England Showground, Ardingly on October 4 & 5. People of all ages were able to …
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Game for anything at Autumn Show and Game Fair

Seasonal food, family fun and a wide range of traditional country pursuits are on offer at this year’s Autumn Show & Game Fair on 4th and 5th October at the South of England Showground in Ardingly, West Sussex, and organisers …
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Connecting Children with the Countryside

Two thousand three hundred children aged ten and eleven, from over 50 schools across Sussex and Surrey, visited the Ardingly Showground this week [July 17] to discover more about where their food comes from and all aspects of rural life. …
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A Royal Visit and a Minister Pledge at South of England Show

71,000 people flocked to enjoy the spectacle of the 47th South of England Show at the South of England Showground in Ardingly on 5-7 June 2014. The largest agricultural show in the region was declared a great success by organisers …
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The Princess Royal to attend South of England Show

The Princess Royal will visit this year’s South of England Show, celebrating British country life at the South of England Showground in Ardingly, on 5th June. Her Royal Highness will visit some of the highlights of the Show, which is …
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Leading Farmer re-elected as Chairman of Society

A leading South East farmer, Michael Lambert, has been re-elected as Chairman of the South of England Agricultural Society at the annual general meeting, held at the South of England Showground in Ardingly on Thursday 20th March. Michael Lambert, who …
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