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Kids Country wins further recognition

Kids Country wins further recognition

Kids Country wins further recognition The education programme launched by the East of England Agricultural Society under its Kids Country banner continues to go from strength to strength. Following hard on the heels of being awarded an Innovative Learning Award by Bayer CropScience the team now has been accredited for offering good quality educational experiences …

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Help Available for Flood Victims

Help Available for Flood Victims

The Prime Minister has unveiled a new £10 million business support scheme to help flood affected businesses get back on their feet. The scheme includes: A new Business Support Scheme Extra time for businesses to file accounts without any penalties A Government Business Support Helpline Click on the links below for more information. UK floods: £10 …

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Somerset Flood Relief

Somerset Flood Relief

East of England Agricultural Society   Press Release 17th February 2014   The East of England Agricultural Society has wholeheartedly agreed to make a cash donation to the farming charity, Addington Fund.  The decision made at the recent Society council meeting will see funds go to this worthwhile cause to support their work in the …

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Our next event is 25th Jan – we would love your support! We rely on volunteer support to deliver our Kids Country programme. Some volunteers can only give time outside of working hours and some can only attend once or twice a year but we still appreciate it. Some have relevant skills and knowledge to …

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2013/14 Marshal Papworth MSc Students Day Trip and Dinner

2013/14 Marshal Papworth MSc Students Day Trip and Dinner

On Tuesday 10 December, the Marshal Papworth Trust held the first networking meeting for the new 2013/14 cohort of MSc students and committee members. Earlier in the day a trip was organised to demonstrate two different food and farming journeys. The first being a ‘field to fork’ story demonstrated by Lincolnshire Field Products and the …

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Local Schools Gain Perspective of a Professional Agricultural Event

Local Schools Gain Perspective of a Professional Agricultural Event

Press Release: 10/12/2013 Kids Country presented ‘A Child’s Perspective of a Professional Agricultural Event’ at the Showground in conjunction with the East of England Smithfield Festival, 5 & 6 December 2013.  Girls and boys from local schools were directed around special discovery zones dedicated to a particular livestock theme which were hosted by food, farming …

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Excitement Builds For This Year’s East of England Smithfield Festival

Excitement Builds For This Year’s East of England Smithfield Festival

Press release: 25 November 2013 Final preparations are in hand for this year’s leading primestock event , the East of England Smithfield Festival at Peterborough on Thursday 5th & Friday 6th December. This premier livestock show has again attracted a bumper entry of livestock from across the country, and includes what is undoubtedly one of …

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Food for thought in Peterborough

Food for thought in Peterborough

On Wednesday 20th November the WI Great Food Debate comes to Peterborough. The event features a panel of experts including Quentin Clark, Waitrose’s head of sustainability and ethical sourcing; Ruth Bond former chair of the National Federation of Women’s Institutes (NFWI) who launched the great food debate campaign in 2012; and BBC Farmer of the …

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Upcoming Events

Oct
8
Sun
all-day Autumn Food and Country Fair @ East of England Showground
Autumn Food and Country Fair @ East of England Showground
Oct 8 all-day
Autumn Food and Country Fair @ East of England Showground
For more information on this event please visit the dedicated show website http://autumnfoodandcountryfair.co.uk     As a Society, we invite you to visit our stand in the Atrium to find out more about what we do. …

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Nov
2
Thu
all-day East of England Farming Conference @ East of England Showground
East of England Farming Conference @ East of England Showground
Nov 2 all-day
East of England Farming Conference @ East of England Showground
For more information about the East of England Farming Conference, please take a look at our dedicated event web page www.eoefarmingconference.co.uk East of England Agricultural Society Members are entitled to a discounted ticket price.