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Top 7 UK Agriculture Events This Summer for All the Family 2024

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Last Updated on June 19, 2024 by Forest-Master-Sales

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The locations of where we’ll be heading to this summer!

Now that we’re entering the beginning of Spring and eventually, Summer, before you know it, we’ll be at the start of the County Show season.

Last year was a roaring success and it was fantastic to meet so many followers of our products or those that just wanted to chat and find out more. For this season, we’re hoping for the same and then some more.

Take a look at the location where we’ll be visiting this summer and we hope to see you there!


1. Devon County Show: 16-18th May

Our first visit will take us down South West, as we set up for the Devon County Show 2024.

Since starting back in 1872, The show has continued to go from strength to strength.

When visitors head to the show, they can find themselves immersed in plenty of activities such as a stacked programme in the main arena, a chance to get up close to 2,000 animals, trying mouthwatering food and drink, arts and crafts as well as Vintage Tractors and Steam Engines and so much more.

It’ll be a fun day out for the whole family within the West Country.

Tickets available here


2. Royal Cornwall Show: 6th – 8th June

The Royal Cornwall Show is one of the biggest attractions in the UK. For over 200 years, they continue to display the very best in Cornish agriculture across three days.

The event has a long history, dating back to the early 19th century, when it was originally known as the Cornwall Agricultural Show and was held in different locations around the county before finding a permanent home at the Royal Cornwall Showground in Wadebridge in 1960.

With nearly 1,000 trade stands, a renowned Flower Show, Cornish-grown and produced food and drink, including the ever-popular Cornwall Cider Championships, which pits amateur and professional cider makers from across Cornwall and beyond, It is a great opportunity to see the best of Cornish farming and rural life and to experience the unique culture and traditions of this beautiful part of the UK.

Tickets available here


3. Royal Highland Show: 20th – 23rd

Third on our visiting list, is the Royal Highland Show at the Royal Highland Centre in Newbridge.

This show started back in 1822 and has grown to be the flagship event of Scottish charity the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland.

This year will mark its 240th Anniversary and we’re delighted that we’ll be there to be part of the occasion alongside 800 other trade exhibitors.

The highly anticipated and ever-popular Grand Parade will make its return. A beloved tradition that draws crowds to the Grandstand every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoon. Experience the elegance of prize-winning cattle as they gracefully navigate the Main Ring, creating an unforgettable spectacle for all to enjoy for the family.

Tickets available here


4. The Royal Norfolk Show: 26-27th June

A show that continues to be popular with visitors and locals, the Royal Norfolk Show makes its return in June.

Based at the Norfolk Showground in Norwich, it will welcome over 700 trade stands (including us!) and over 3,000 animals, along with Norfolk’s biggest food and drink experience that’s sure to tickle tastebuds.

Spanning over three days, the show will bring together traditional Country Show events along with food and drink stalls, craft exhibits, and trade stands selling a range of local products.

The bonus of free parking and under-5s gaining free entry paves the way for it being one of the best family agricultural shows to experience.

Tickets available here


5. Great Yorkshire Show: 9-12th July

Located at the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate, the 2024 Great Yorkshire Show is sure to provide lots to see and do in July.

Main attractions such as the Bike Stunt Show performing every day and Cock O’The North International Show Jumping competition (Thursday) with more attractions to be added from May.

140,000 people visited different trade stalls and farming demonstrations, with 95% of the audience recommending the Great Yorkshire Show to others.

For the first time, The World Ayrshire Federation Annual Conference 2024 is set to make history by gathering approximately 100 farmers from diverse countries such as Kenya, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and America at the Great Yorkshire Show as part of their UK Tour.

This marks the first time such a gathering will take place, offering a unique opportunity for global collaboration and exchange. Throughout their 18-day tour, these farmers will delve into the world of UK agriculture, specifically exploring the breeding techniques of Ayrshire cattle. It’s an event not to be missed, showcasing the international significance of agricultural practices and fostering cross-cultural connections in the farming community.

Tickets available here


6. Royal Welsh Show – 22nd & 25th July

A first for us, as we’ll be heading to the Royal Welsh Showground in Powys for the 120th Royal Welsh Show in July.

An action-packed four days will see attractions such as Santí Serra the Spanish Horse Whisperer will perform his ‘United Minds’ display, the RAF Falcons Parachute Team will be providing their distinctive demonstration of freefall and canopy skills and The Regimental Band of the Royal Welsh will also be there to deliver their versatility of style and repertoire both on the concert platform and on parade as a marching band.

You can also explore the wonders of forestry, horticulture, and crafts, or indulge in countryside sports and shopping. Treat your taste buds to a variety of delectable food and drinks. Plus, each day features a thrilling 12-hour lineup packed with entertainment, attractions, and captivating displays. Join us for an unforgettable journey into the heart of tradition and excitement!

Tickets available here


7. APF Exhibition: 19th-21st September

Lastly, as we wrap up the County Show Season, it’s the turn of the APF Exhibition.

the ultimate showcase of forestry, woodland, arboriculture, and firewood at the APF Exhibition 2024 – the UK’s premier trade show for these industries. With over 320 exhibitors and an anticipated 23,000 visitors, APF 2024 is set to be the largest and most diverse yet.

Expect an unparalleled array of competitions and events, from the World Poleclimbing Championships to the European Chainsaw Carving Championships. Engage in the British Open tree climbing competition, witness the McVeigh Parker UK Open Fencing championships, and experience the adrenaline of the UK Forwarder driving championships.

Dive into practical demos and workshops at the Forest Worker and Arb Workers zones, alongside traditional woodland crafts and the thrilling addition of Axe throwing for 2024. APF Exhibition 2024 is not just a trade show; it’s an immersive experience celebrating the innovation and tradition of forestry and arboriculture.

Tickets available here

Come Join Us!

Forest Master is thrilled to announce we will be attending all events featured in this article. If you do happen to attend any please pop by and see us. Our team will be demonstrating a variety of award-winning forestry products from Wood Chippers, Log Splitters, Saw Horses and so much more. Feel free to ask questions and come test out all our products and grab yourself some exclusive deals and discounts. We can’t wait to see you there.

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