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Sunshine, big crowds and the Royal wedding combined to make this year’s Devon County Show the happiest and most successful for many years
Sunshine, stunning livestock and school children helped to make the second day of the Devon County Show at Westpoint, Exeter another happy and memorable day.
It was just the perfect day at the Devon County Show. That was the unanimous verdict of organisers, trade stand holders, exhibitors and show-goers alike, after a day of unbroken sunshine, with just a breeze to take the edge off temperatures.
The showground at Westpoint, Exeter is a hive of activity as final preparations are made in time for the 123rd Devon County Show on May 17, 18 and 19. The stewards are briefed, exhibitors are setting up their stands and the stalls, pens, stables and kennels are ready for all the animals.
Living Coasts in Torquay is holding its first ever locals weekend. A special weekend rate – better than half price – is available on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th May to anyone who lives in a TQ or EX postcode area.
This year’s President of the Devon County Show – Edward Darke – is exploring the Show, held on May 17, 18 and 19 at Westpoint showground, Exeter, for the first time in decades despite being involved for over 50 years.
The 123rd Devon County Show was unveiled on Friday, April 20 amid talk about the impact of the late spring on Devon farmers and giant inflatable sea creatures. In sunshine Show President and South Devon farmer Edward Darke said: “I think everyone in Devon farming will be looking forward to the County Show even more than usual this year, after the winter and spring that we’ve had.”
This year’s Devon Farm Business Awards have attracted a record number of nominations, in a powerful signal that farmers in the county are beginning to see their real value in raising standards and celebrating excellence as the industry faces up to the challenges of Brexit.
Preparations for the 123rd Devon County Show, which will be held on May 17-19 at the Westpoint showground, Exeter, are well underway and reveal an exceptionally busy line-up of farming, food, rural life and entertainment.
Brendon Burns, the rock'n'roll comedian who once walked out on I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here, headlines Comedy Hall at TCAT on Saturday March 31.
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