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Food will rock at South of England Food Festival in May

Food will literally rock at the South of England Food & Drink Festival on Sunday 25th May, just before May Bank Holiday, at the South of England Showground, celebrating amazing local food and drink and the award-winning artisans, farmers and …
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Spring into life at Spring Garden & Leisure Show

Spring is just around the corner at the South of England Showground in Ardingly where horticulture will be at the heart of the Spring Garden & Leisure Show on Sunday 4th and Bank Holiday Monday 5th May. Introducing the latest …
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8 Sussex Food Heroes, a Masterchef and a Proposal!

Winners of the Sussex Food & Drink Awards 2013/14 were announced at a spectacular awards ceremony on 30th January at the Amex Stadium, but awards patron Sally Gunnell OBE DL and Danny Pike of BBC Sussex, hosting the evening, were …
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Celebrating horticulture in 2014

New President of the South of England Agricultural Society, Lord Egremont, has announced that the Society’s theme for 2014 will be horticulture. “We will be celebrating everything that grows – in our gardens, in our fields and in our unique …
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Festive fun at Ardingly on 7 and 8 December

The South of England Agricultural Society has Christmas wrapped up this year as it prepares to finish the events season in style with its Festive Food & Drink Fayre.  A one-stop shop to pick up local Christmas delights with festive …
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New CEO brings instrumental approach for agricultural society

Former Director for Reed Business Information and more recently Commercial Director for global events company, i2i Events Ltd, 49 year old Iain Nicol, is the newly appointed CEO for the South of England Agricultural Society in Ardingly, West Sussex. Iain …
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Speakers agree to disagree at South East Farming Conference

Speakers in a lively debate at the South of England Farming Conference on November 12, chaired by BBC Radio 4’s ‘The Food Programme’ presenter Sheila Dillon, did not find consensus on the question ‘Who can afford food produced in Britain?’ …
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Food for thought at Farming Conference

The South of England Farming Conference at the South of England Showground in Ardingly always leaves its audience with food for thought and some tough questions will once again be on the agenda at this year’s event on Tuesday 12 …
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Sunshine, smiles and success at Autumn Show and Game Fair

16,500 visitors came to ‘have a go’ at the 2013 Autumn Show & Game Fair held at the South of England Showground, Ardingly, over the weekend (October 5 & 6). Traditional country sports were in abundance across the showground throughout …
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Fair weather forecast for Autumn Show & Game Fair this weekend!

Celebrating the best of country life, the Autumn Show & Game Fair at the South of England Showground in Ardingly attracted nearly 16,000 visitors last year and organisers from the South of England Agricultural Society hope to welcome an even …
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