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South of England Children Connect with the Countryside

Two thousand three hundred children aged ten and eleven, from 51 schools across Sussex and Surrey, visited the Ardingly Showground in July 2013 to discover more about where their food comes from and rural life. At the eighth Connect with …
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Young Craftsman of the Year Winners 2013

The eagerly anticipated winner of this year’s Young Craftsman of the Year competition was announced on Saturday 8 June at the South of England Show. Joel Robinson from Plumpton College in East Sussex was delighted to accept his first prize …
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Town and country crowds flock to South of England Show

Town and country came together with crowds of nearly 70,000 at this year’s South of England Show at Ardingly, celebrating the best of the region’s country life. President of the Agricultural Society, Penelope Keith CBE DL, opened the show with …
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Farmers out in force at South of England Show

Despite having faced the worst winter and spring weather on record, the strength of character of the farming community from across the South East will be in evidence at this year’s South of England Show on 6, 7 & 8 …
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Bumper crop of livestock at this year’s South of England Show

The South of England Agricultural Society is celebrating another bumper crop of livestock entries for this year’s South of England Show with 763 entries received in total including a record number of 98 pigs.  Many modern, traditional and commercial breeds …
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Sunny success at Spring Garden and Leisure Show

Over 15,000 visitors flocked to the Spring Garden & Leisure Show at the South of England Showground in Ardingly over the bank holiday weekend – a 30% increase in footfall compared to last year. The South of England Agricultural Society’s …
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Springtime Beckons at the 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 5th and bank holiday Monday 6th May. BBC gardening expert, …
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Poultry industry theme launches for 2013

The spotlight will fall on the role of chickens, ducks and geese in the UK food chain and beyond for the South of England Agricultural Society’s (SEAS) 2013 programme of Shows. 

The Poultry Industry theme will run throughout the year …
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Penelope Keith will Celebrate the Good Life at the South of England Show

President of the South of England Agricultural Society, Penelope Keith CBE DL, will bring her very own slice of the ‘Good Life’ to this year’s South of England Show in June by opening an exciting exhibition dedicated to the Society’s …
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High Sheriff Elected Chairman of South Of England Agricultural Society

High Sheriff of East Sussex, David Allam, was elected Chairman of the South of England Agricultural Society at their Council meeting last night [March 21] following the Society’s Annual General Meeting, attended by actress Penelope Keith, who is the Society’s …
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