2016 July

Press Release: Impressive line-up for 2016 East of England Smithfield Festival

25 July 2016 Impressive line-up for 2016 Smithfield Festival Once again the 2016 Smithfield Festival has attracted the biggest names in the cattle and sheep industry to judge this year’s prestigious event, which will be held at the East of England Showground on the 15 and 16 November 2016. The Smithfield Festival leads the way […]

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Guest contribution: Geoff Dodgson, non-executive trustee at the Society, gives his view on the ‘Kids Country’ education programme

Having lived my whole life in the countryside, I find it hard to believe how little some people know about what goes on or where food comes from – particularly young children. Luckily, the need to begin education about food, farming and the countryside generally at an early age is being recognised as important. It […]

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Members Free Entry to Festival of Hunting!

Members of the East of England Agricultural Society are granted free entry to the Festival of Hunting on presentation of a valid Membership card. Members are also encouraged to wear their East of England Agricultural Society Badges to the show. The Festival of Hunting takes place at the East of England Showground on Wednesday 20th July 2016. […]

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Kids get Hands-on with Pigs, Peas, Poultry and Produce at Food & Farming Day

5,500 children from over 50 primary schools attended Kids Country Food & Farming Day 2016, the educational food and farming event that showcases the journey from farm to fork. The aim of the event was to teach children about food provenance, and the importance of farming and the countryside through a host of hands-on, interactive […]

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Members Free Entry to Just Dogs Live!

The East of England Agricultural Society welcome our Members to this year’s Just Dogs Live incorporating the Championship Dog Show which takes place on the 8th, 9th and 10th of July 2016. Entry for Members is free upon presentation of a valid East of England Agricultural Society Membership Card (These were sent out earlier in […]

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Just wanted everyone to know what a fabulous day we had at the
food and farming day. All the vendors that were set up did a fantastic
job making the experience as pleasant as possible. The children were
fascinated. I do hope this becomes an annual event for schools. It
was well worth the money and time and effort and BIG KUDOS to all

Rosa Ashby
St Augustine s Primary Woodston

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