Society Blog

So, what do we...

Daren Bowyer, CEO of the Society, gives us a glimpse into post-show life in the Showground Office and how plans are very much well under way for the 2017 Show.So...

A successful AGM with...

At a well-attended AGM yesterday evening, Adrian Scrope and Jon Drew were elected to serve as members of the Board of Management for a three year term. ...

Supporting local charity in...

The Newbury & District Agricultural Society is proud to be sponsoring the Edible Thatcham strand of the Thatcham Vision project.  ...

Ploughing Match

A strong turnout of families and farmers alike enjoyed the age old tradition of ploughing at Sulhamstead on Saturday 15th October.The day started at 9am with...

Farming & Sustainability Challenge...

The Farming & Sustainability Challenge is an annual event for secondary school pupils to take part in, and it's main aim is to link the pupils with ...

School Countryside Day

The School Countryside Days are an annual event held on the Englefield Estate over two days. A number of schools from across Berkshire attend and this is...

Potato Challenge for Schools...

Back in March we saw 120 children visit the showground who took part in various activities based around potatoes, such as a blind potato crisp challenge, decorating...

The Agricultural Challenge for...

The Newbury & District Agricultural Society ran their annual Agricultural Challenge for Special Schools over the Autumn and Spring school terms where participating schools enjoyed making...

Potato Challenge for Schools...

The Newbury & District Agricultural Society are once again hosting the very popular Potato Challenge for Schools, run by the Potato Council.Each year, primary schools can register with the...

#MyFarmingSelfie

#My farming selfie….Our local competition committee have launched their 2015 competition… ‘My Farming Selfie’This competition is to help support and acknowledge hard working British farmers and it’s also a chance...