• Farming round up

    04 May 2016

    Farming always takes centre stage at the Devon County Show.  One of the finest line-ups of livestock to be found anywhere in the country, and an ever-growing range of agricultural trade stands sees to that. But at this year’s Show, whic...

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  • Line-up revealed for this year’s Devon County Show

    02 May 2016

    The 121st Devon County Show was launched in style by The Countess of Arran and Show Secretary Ollie Allen at Southernhay House, Exeter. In Spring sunshine the pair revealed a huge line-up of entertainment and the vital role Devon’s largest ...

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  • EU Farm Commissioner to attend Devon County Show

    28 April 2016

    JOINT PRESS RELEASE ISSUED BY THE DEVON COUNTY SHOW AND THE NATIONAL FARMERS UNION EU Farm Commissioner to attend Devon County Show The most powerful man in European farming, EU Agriculture Commissioner, Phil Hogan, will be attending the Devon C...

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  • New class for cakes made of cheese

    25 April 2016

    The trend for wedding cakes made of cheese is being reflected in a new class at this year’s Devon County Show held on May 19-21 at Westpoint, Exeter. Cheesemakers are being challenged to create and decorate a three or five tier cake. Award...

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  • PARK LIFE HEAVITREE WINS PRINCE OF WALES AWARD

    22 April 2016

    The Devon County Show's Prince of Wales Award has its first urban winner in the shape of Park Life, Heavitree, in the heart of Exeter. The award, which carries a first prize of £1,000, is given each year for community projects which build l...

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  • The Countess of Wessex is President Elect of the Devon County Agricultural Association

    13 April 2016

    The Devon County Agricultural Association is proud to announce that Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex has accepted an invitation to be President Elect of the Devon County Agricultural Association for 2016 and will become President in 2017....

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  • Enterprise and innovation to the fore in Devon Farm Business Awards shortlist

    12 April 2016

    Once again, the short-list for the Devon Farm Business awards presents a fascinating cross-section of what is happening in farming in the West Country.   The common threads running through all of the farm businesses which are up for an awar...

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  • Devon’s ‘big day out’ promises lots of food, farming and fun!

    07 April 2016

    There is only one place in Devon where on just three days of the year the county is revealed in all its glory. It’s the County Show held on May 19-21 at Westpoint, Exeter, where visitors will be treated to the best of food, farming and enter...

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  • Press release from Mole Valley Farmers - offer tickets package

    06 April 2016

    Mole Valley Farmers (www.molevalleyfarmers.com) is offering a very special event package for the 2016 Devon County Show, (Thursday 19 – Saturday 21 May), to its Farmer Shareholders.  This Farmer Friday package includes: - two tickets ...

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  • Press release from Stephens Scown LLP

    30 March 2016

    The Wurzels to take centre stage at Devon County Show; Call for talented young local band to be supporting act  The Wurzels, Westcountry legends, will perform at a private event at the Devon County Show again this year, following their highl...

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  • Farming world looks to Devon County Show

    24 March 2016

    The eyes of the farming world will be focused firmly on the Devon County Show from May 19-21 at Westpoint, Exeter, as grassroots farmers get their first chance of the summer show season to debate with industry leaders the transcending agricultural...

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  • Spring gift cards for the first major agricultural show of the season

    21 March 2016

    For the first time the Devon County Show has launched Spring gift cards to celebrate the season and offer recipients a ‘big day out’ in May. Tickets for the 121st Show on May 19, 20 and 21 at Westpoint, Exeter can be purchased inside ...

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  • Children get their own Show farm

    17 March 2016

    Youngsters will have a whole day’s worth of great fun at this year’s Devon County Show at Westpoint, Exeter on May 19-21. From watching young riders in the thrilling Shetland Pony Grand National, and seeing gravity-defying motocross s...

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  • Press release from Coastal Recycling

    09 March 2016

    Devon’s largest event, Devon County Show, has teamed up with recycling specialists, Coastal Recycling to promote the value of recycling in the food and farming industry to primary schools around Exeter. Proving that recycling is far from ru...

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  • Awards call goes out to Devon farmers

    16 February 2016

    Farmers across Devon are being reminded that they have until February 26 to nominate their friends, neighbours and local farming heroes for this year’s Devon Farm Business Awards, staged by the Addington Fund, Devon County Agricultural Assoc...

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  • Devon County Show tickets are on sale

    21 January 2016

    Tickets for Devon’s biggest annual event are on sale. This year’s Devon County Show on May 19th, 20th and 21st promises to be an ‘entertainment extravaganza’. Show Secretary Ollie Allen said there will be an eclectic mix ...

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  • Lady Arran is Devon County Show President for 2016

    18 January 2016

    The Countess of Arran MBE DL, of Castle Hill, Filleigh, near South Molton, has been elected President of the Devon County Agricultural Association (DCAA), organisers of the Devon County Show, for 2016. Lady Arran of Castle Hill took office at the...

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  • Thousand pound prize offered for community projects in Devon

    12 January 2016

    Community organisations across Devon are being invited to apply for the 2016 Prince of Wales Award, organised by the Devon County Agricultural Association on behalf of HRH the Prince of Wales to recognise small scale projects geared to local susta...

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  • Devon County Show steward kick-starts rural hub fund with 200-mile cycle ride

    10 December 2015

    This afternoon (Thursday, December 10) three South West MPs at the House of Commons greeted a Devon County Show steward as she completed a 200-mile cycle ride to raise funds for a new rural hub in Devon. Deborah Custance Baker, who lives near Exe...

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  • Show Steward gets ready for 200-mile cycle ride for new rural hub

    03 December 2015

    A Devon County Show steward is preparing to embark on a 200-mile charity cycle ride from the showground in Exeter to London on Monday (December 7), to raise money to develop a new rural hub. Fifty-one-year old Deborah Custance Baker, who is a Dir...

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  • Pick the perfect Christmas present – tickets for the Devon County Show

    01 December 2015

    The Devon County Show has Christmas wrapped up this year as it launches festive gift tickets for the first time.  The tickets for next year’s Show in May are contained in a choice of four beautifully designed cards which celebrate the ...

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