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SPRING LIVE! 2021 EVENT LINE-UP ANNOUNCED

Government restrictions allowing, the renowned Spring Live! event at the South of England Showground is set to go ahead as planned this year on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th April. Organised by the South of England Agricultural Society—a charity that …
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CONNECT WITH THE COUNTRYSIDE UNABLE TO GO AHEAD IN 2021

The Education Committee of the South of England Agricultural Society has announced, with much regret, that the Connect with the Countryside event for years 5 & 6 Primary schools in the region will not be going ahead in 2021. After …
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LIVESTOCK COMPETITION AT THE SOUTH OF ENGLAND SHOW 2021

The Board of Trustees of the South of England Agricultural Society have today confirmed their plans for the South of England Show to go ahead on 11th, 12th & 13th June 2021. After careful consideration and debate however, they have …
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COUNTRYSIDE LEARNING IS PRESIDENT’S CHARITY OF THE YEAR

Sir Nicholas Soames, the new President of The South of England Agricultural Society has selected Countryside Learning as the organisation’s charity of the year for 2021. Connecting the next generation with the countryside, Countryside Learning is a charity that enables …
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EQUESTRIAN SHOWING CLASSES AT THE SOUTH OF ENGLAND SHOW 2021

After careful consideration and debate, it is with a heavy heart that the decision has been taken by the South of England Agricultural Society Board of Trustees to not hold any of the Equestrian showing classes at the 2021 South …
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AUTUMN SHOW FEATURED IN BBC1’S THE FARMERS COUNTRY SHOWDOWN

The South of England Agricultural Society’s Autumn Show and Game Fair 2020 was used in the filming of the new series of BBC1’s The Farmer’s Country Showdown. The episode centres on one of the Society’s longstanding trade exhibitors, Chucklehead Cider, …
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FESTIVE CHEER POST LOCKDOWN WITH WINTER FAIR ENJOYED BY ALL

Following the news that outdoor events could still take place within the Government Tier 2 guidelines, the Winter Fair at the South of England Showground went ahead last weekend, with tickets sold out for both days, and with festive fun …
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AN UPDATE FROM THE SOCIETY ON THE WINTER FAIR 2020

The South of England Agricultural Society is delighted to announce that we are still able to hold the Winter Fair 2020 on 5th & 6th December within the Government’s latest coronavirus restrictions. We are however having to further restrict our …
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SOUTH OF ENGLAND FARMING CONFERENCE GOES DIGITAL FOR 2020

Can UK agriculture really achieve net zero? – with the right policy . . . yes Summary from South of England 2020 Farming Conference On Wednesday 11th November, the Society hosted its annual Farming Conference. Taking place online for the …
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SIR NICHOLAS SOAMES APPOINTED AS NEW PRESIDENT FOR 2020 & 2021

We are delighted to announce that Sir Nicholas Soames has been appointed as President of the Society for the remainder of 2020 and throughout 2021. Sir Nicholas in Kent and Sussex all his adult life, grew up at Chartwell Farm …
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