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Pork butchers of the South take their products to market for the BPEX Roadshow at the South of England Showground

Gold awards were in abundance on 26th March 2014 when the final leg of the 2013-2014 BPEX Roadshows took place at the South of England Showground. Pork butchers from all over the region brought their very best products to the …
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Paws in the Park brings four-legged fun to the South of England Showground this May

Dogs are always welcome at the South of England Showground but never more so than when the Spring 2014 Paws in the Park event takes place on the weekend of 17 & 18 May. Packed with more fun and frolics …
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Transport yourself back in time at the traditional London Harness Horse Parade this Easter

Easter tradition will be upheld at the South of England Showground on April 21st when the 129th London Harness Horse Parade takes place on Bank Holiday Monday. As well as the many beautifully presented horse-drawn modes of transport from days …
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Saddle Up! Your Horse Total Confidence Live comes to the Showground this April

The South of England Showground will be the venue for all things equine this April when we host Total Confidence Live, a unique interactive event for riders and their horses. Whether you’re a novice or an old hand, you won’t …
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Sensational summertime Scout and Guide International event at the Showground

The days may be short and cold right now but the long, warm days of summer will be back before we know it and that means more events like the amazing West Sussex 2013 Scout and Guide International Camp which …
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A galloping good time had by all at the Ratcatchers Ball

Tradition was restored on 22 November when the Old Surrey Burstow & West Kent Hunt returned to the South of England Showground for its annual fundraising Ratcatchers Ball. 170 people enjoyed an evening of superb dining provided by The Garden …
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West Sussex Scouts celebrate Duke of Edinburgh Awards at the Showground

The Showground was the setting for a celebration of achievement on Saturday 16 November when the West Sussex Scout Council returned to the Norfolk Pavilion for their annual Duke of Edinburgh Awards event. Around 250 people were there on the …
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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 will be chaired by BBC Radio 4′s Sheila Dillon on Tuesday 12 November at the South of England Showground in Ardingly. It always leaves its audience with food for thought and some tough questions …
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