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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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East of England Agricultural Society and Royal Smithfield Club Part Ways

East of England Agricultural Society and Royal Smithfield Club Part Ways

6 February 2017 PRESS RELEASE East of England Agricultural Society and Royal Smithfield Club agree to separate The East of England Agricultural Society and the Royal Smithfield Club have agreed amicably to end their joint involvement in the East of England Agricultural Society’s Smithfield Festival after seven years of collaboration. As a result, the Society …

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Kids Country Breakfast Week is in Full Swing!

Kids Country Breakfast Week is in Full Swing!

  Kids Country are once again celebrating Breakfast Week by going into schools and teaching students the origins of their Breakfast, following the journey from farm to fork. Children at Bytham Primary School and Alconbury Primary School have both had visits from the Kids Country Team already this week and Newark Hill Primary will be visited on …

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EoE Smithfield Champion, What happens next?

EoE Smithfield Champion, What happens next?

Kitson & Sons Butchers poised to beef up Valentine’s Day Kitson & Sons Butchers is set to beef up this year’s Valentine’s celebrations by serving up meat from some of the best prime cattle in the country at its three shops in North Yorkshire and Cleveland. Owner Anthony Kitson created history late last year when …

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Tractor inspires road and farm safety message at Spalding Primary School

Tractor inspires road and farm safety message at Spalding Primary School

Spalding Primary School children were taught a memorable lesson in road and farm safety this week, with the help of a shiny new £125,000 John Deere tractor. The Road Safety Week initiative was organised by Kids Country – the education arm of the Peterborough-based East of England Agricultural Society. Around 200 pupils were introduced to …

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CENTRAL ENGLAND CO-OPERATIVE JOINS FORCES WITH KIDS COUNTRY CHILDREN’S EDUCATION PROGRAMME

CENTRAL ENGLAND CO-OPERATIVE JOINS FORCES WITH KIDS COUNTRY CHILDREN’S EDUCATION PROGRAMME

A popular countryside initiative which inspires thousands of eastern counties schoolchildren with vital messages from the world of food and farming has been given a big boost by Central England Co-operative. Kids Country, the education arm of the East of England Agricultural Society has announced an exciting, year-long sponsorship package with the Society. Central England …

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Upcoming Events

Dec
1
Fri
all-day Winter Stock Festival @ East of England Showground
Winter Stock Festival @ East of England Showground
Dec 1 – Dec 2 all-day
Winter Stock Festival @ East of England Showground
The Winter Stock Festival (Formerly East of England Smithfield Festival), our premier Winter Primestock Show returns on the 1st and 2nd of December 2017.   Whats on? Trade stands, Product demonstrations, Seminars, Livestock & Lamb …

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Dec
14
Thu
all-day NAAC Contractors 2017 @ East of England Showground
NAAC Contractors 2017 @ East of England Showground
Dec 14 all-day
All UK contractors are urged to come along to Contractor 2017 on 14th December and join the only event focused entirely on agricultural contractors. Contractors may be ‘Farming’s Best Kept Secret’, but they must not be …

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