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Cultiv8 Guest Blog: Cultiv8 visit to Johnsons of Old Hurst by Claire Wright

Cultiv8 Guest Blog: Cultiv8 visit to Johnsons of Old Hurst by Claire Wright

Having been raised on a childhood diet of Crocodile Dundee films I snapped at the chance to visit a crocodile farm for the May Cultiv8 meeting. Unfortunately my vision of a beautiful, warm, sunny evening didn’t quite come to fruition as we gathered under leaden skies at Church Farm in Old Hurst for the introduction …

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Northamptonshire Wine and Cheese Evening

Northamptonshire Wine and Cheese Evening

You are cordially invited to join us for the annual Northamptonshire Wine and Cheese evening Friday 16th June from 7pm The Loft Bar, Moulton College Tickets are £10 and can by purchased online here or by returning this form: Invite & booking form 2017 You need not be a member of the Society to attend, nor do you need to …

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EoE Smithfield Festival Features on BBC1

EoE Smithfield Festival Features on BBC1

  Follow Exhibitor J P Harrison on his journey from Tollerton, N. Yorkshire down to last years East of England Smithfield Festival to compete with his South Devon’s in the calf show on new BBC1 show ‘A1: Britain’s Longest Road’. The programme follows various people using and working on the A1, with this specific episode …

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Win 2 tickets to see John Bishop!

Win 2 tickets to see John Bishop!

WIN TWO TICKETS TO SEE JOHN BISHOP! We are holding a competition to allow one lucky winner the chance to win two tickets to see the comedian John Bishop, on the 22nd November at the East of England Showground. All you have to do is share and tag us in a photo of you or …

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Cultiv8 Join the Fight Against Rural Crime

Cultiv8 Join the Fight Against Rural Crime

For our April meeting we were lucky enough to receive a talk from Stefan Gidlow of Cambridgeshire Countryside Watch and Sergeant Richard Jackson who heads up Cambridgeshire police forces, Rural Crime Action Team (RCAT). This was a captivating meeting that sparked some well thought questions and comments from the Cultiv8 members and certainly made us …

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Shuttleworth Lecture 2017

Shuttleworth Lecture 2017

  Following a successful reintroduction to the Society calendar last year, the Shuttleworth Lecture returned on the 20th March at Shuttleworth College. Our guest speaker for the evening was Professor Simon Pearson. Hailing from a farming background, Simon’s current role is head of Agri-food technology at the University of Lincoln, he has travelled the world …

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EoE College Challenge on BBC One

EoE College Challenge on BBC One

The popular College Challenge competition held at the Winter Stock Festival (Formerly East of England Smithfield Festival) will be featured on the Farmers Country Showdown at 3.45pm on BBC One on Friday 3rd March! Tune in to see Moulton College and Reaseheath College in their preparation and competing at the Festival. Catch up here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08h5xt8

Jolly Good Evening had by all at the Best of British Ball!

Jolly Good Evening had by all at the Best of British Ball!

  The first ever Cultiv8 Ball took place at the East of England Showground on the 18th of February. The theme was Best of British and the Atrium was adorned with Union Flags and decoration. The decorate your own table competition certainly brightened the room with everything from candelabra’s to Balloons being used, as a …

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