Events

Many of the events or shows below are not organised by RBST. You are advised to check with the organisers about the latest details before setting out.

For details of events attended or organised by one of our local Support Groups, please go to Support Groups

Shows

Nottingham County Show

Area: Newark

Location: The Showground, Lincoln Road, Winthorpe, Newark, NG24 2NY

Start date: 9th May 2015

End date: 10th May 2015

Website: Visit website

Telephone: 01636 705796

Email : show@newarkshowground.com

Fax: 01636 675151

Balmoral Show

Area: Co. Antrim

Location: Balmoral Park, Maze Long Kesh, Lisburn, Co. Antrim, BT27 5RE

Start date: 13th May 2015

End date: 15th May 2015

Website: Visit website

Telephone: +44 (0) 28 9066 5225

Email : info@kingshall.co.uk

Fax: +44 (0) 28 9066 1264

Welsh Spring Smallholders

Area: Builth Wells

Location: The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys, LD2 3SY

Start date: 16th May 2015

End date: 17th May 2015

Website: Visit website

Telephone: +44 (0) 1982 553683

Email : requests@rwas.co.uk

Devon County Show

Area: Devon

Location: Devon County Showground,Westpoint, Clyst St Mary, Exeter,Devon, EX5 1DJ

Start date: 21st May 2015

End date: 23rd May 2015

Website: Visit website

Telephone: 01392 446000

Email : info@dcshow.org

Fax: 01392 444808

Hertfordshire County Show

Area: Redbourn, Herts

Location: Hertfordshire County Show, The Showground, Dunstable Road, Redbourn, Hertfordshire AL3 7PT

Start date: 23rd May 2015

End date: 24th May 2015

Website: Visit website

Email : info@hertsshow.com

Staffordshire County Show

Area: Staffordshire

Location: Staffordshire County Showground Weston Road Stafford ST18 0BD

Start date: 27th May 2015

End date: 28th May 2015

Website: Visit website

Telephone: 01785 258 060

Email : enquiries@staffscountyshowground.co.uk

Fax: 01785 246 458

The Royal Bath and West Show

Area: Shepton Mallett

Location: Royal Bath & West of England Society, The Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN

Start date: 27th May 2015

End date: 30th May 2015

Website: Visit website

Telephone: 01749 822200

The Suffolk Show

Location: Trinity Park, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 8UH

Start date: 27th May 2015

End date: 28th May 2015

Website: Visit website

Telephone: 01473 707110

Email : enquiries@suffolkshow.co.uk

Fax: 01473 707120

Young Shepherd at Countryfest

Area: Near Kendal

Location: County Showfield, Lane Farm, Crooklands, Nr. Kendal (Near Junction 36, M6)

Start date: 30th May 2015

End date: 31st May 2015

Website: Visit website

Telephone: 07880 584551

Email : ruth@rbst.org.uk

WESTMORLAND COUNTY AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY’S Inaugural Young Shepherd’s Event held in conjunction with the Rare Breeds Survival Trust To be held at the County Showfield, Lane Farm, Crooklands, Nr. Kendal (Near Junction 36, M6) Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st May 2015

Royal Cornwall

Area: Cornwall

Location: Royal Cornwall Agricultural Association Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge, Cornwall, PL27 7JE

Start date: 4th June 2015

End date: 6th June 2015

Website: Visit website

Telephone: 01208 812183

Email : info@royalcornwall.co.uk

Fax: 01208 812713

South of England Show

Area: Ardingly

Location: South of England Showground, Ardingly, West Sussex, RH17 6TL

Start date: 11th June 2015

End date: 13th June 2015

Website: Visit website

Telephone: +44 (0) 1444 892700

Email : info@seas.org.uk

Fax: +44 (0) 1444 892888

Royal Three Counties Show

Area: Three Counties Showground, Malvern

Location: Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6NW UK

Start date: 12th June 2015

End date: 14th June 2015

Website: Visit website

Telephone: 01684 584900

Email : info@threecounties.co.uk

Be part of a Great British day out! Get yourself down to the Royal Three Counties Show for a jam packed day of family entertainment and fun, all in celebration of our great British farming world and countryside

Caerwys Agricultural Show

Area: North Wales

Location: Gatehouse Fields, Babell, Nr Holywell CH8 8PY

Start date: 13th June 2015

Website: Visit website

Telephone: 01352 720306

Email : paula@directsave.net

Royal Highland Show

Area: Royal Highland Show, Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh, EH28 8NB

Start date: 18th June 2015

End date: 21st June 2015

Website: Visit website

Telephone: +44 (0)131 335 6200

Email : ShowDept@rhass.org.uk

Cheshire County Show

Area: Clay House Farm, Flittogate Lane, Tabley, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0HJ

Start date: 23rd June 2015

End date: 24th June 2015

Website: Visit website

Telephone: 01565 650200

Royal Norfolk Show

Location: Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association, Norfolk Showground, Dereham Road, Norwich, NR5 0TT

Start date: 1st July 2015

End date: 2nd July 2015

Website: Visit website

Telephone: 01603 748 931

Email : enquiries@royalnorfolkshow.com

Fax: 01603 748 729

Great Yorkshire Show

Area: Yorkshire Agricultural Society, Regional Agricultural Centre, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, HG2 8NZ

Start date: 14th July 2015

End date: 16th July 2015

Website: Visit website

Telephone: 01423 541000

Garstang Show

Location: Garstang Show, PO Box, 848 Preston, PR3 9BR

Start date: 1st August 2015

Website: Visit website

Telephone: 07867313346

Email : info@garstangshow.org

Hope Show

Area: Peak District

Location: Hope Show The Showground, Marsh Farm, Castleton, Derbyshire, S33 8RZ

Start date: 31st August 2015

Website: Visit website

Telephone: 01433 650031

Email : info@hopeshow.co.uk

Aylsham Show

Area: Norfolk

Location: Blickling Estate, Blickling, Norwich NR11 6NG

Start date: 31st August 2015

Website: Visit website

Telephone: 01263 732432

Email : aylshamshow@ewing-self.co.uk

Fax: 01263 735010

Royal County of Berkshire

Location: Newbury Showground, Priors Court, Hermitage, Thatcham, Berks, RG18 9QZ

Start date: 19th September 2015

End date: 20th September 2015

Website: Visit website

Telephone: 01635 247 111

Email : office@newburyshowground.co.uk

Training

Conservation Grazing in Practice Courses

Area: Gloucestershire

Location: Ebworth, Gloucester

Start date: 30th September 2015

End date: 1st October 2015

Website: Visit website

Telephone: 02476 696 551

Email : gap@rbst.org.uk

An introduction to extensive/conservation grazing and the use of livestock to achieve environmental objectives. The course covers: Grazing and grazing systems Animal health, welfare and behaviour The key legislation, the role and responsibilities of a keeper and health & safety and risk assessments How to safely and effectively carry out livestock handling techniques Conservation Grazing in Practice is a 2 day course - £310 + VAT (includes lunch but not accommodation) and is a mix of outdoor practical sessions and indoor classroom work. GAP training courses are accredited by Lantra Awards. Delegates will receive a certificate by post after successful completion of the course. All trainers used by GAP are also accredited by Lantra. A detailed workbook will be provided for extra notes and a CD which includes welfare codes, factsheets, contacts and additional information.

Conservation Grazing in Practice

Area: Stirling, Scotland

Location: West Moss-side organic farm, Thornhill, Stirling FK8 3QJ

Start date: 30th September 2015

End date: 1st October 2015

Website: Visit website

Telephone: 02476 696551

Email : gap@rbst.org.uk

An introduction to extensive/conservation grazing and the use of livestock to achieve environmental objectives. The course covers: Grazing and grazing systems Animal health, welfare and behaviour The key legislation, the role and responsibilities of a keeper and health & safety and risk assessments How to safely and effectively carry out livestock handling techniques Conservation Grazing in Practice is a 2 day course - £310 + VAT (includes lunch but not accommodation) and is a mix of outdoor practical sessions and indoor classroom work. GAP training courses are accredited by Lantra Awards. Delegates will receive a certificate by post after successful completion of the course. All trainers used by GAP are also accredited by Lantra. A detailed workbook will be provided for extra notes and a CD which includes welfare codes, factsheets, contacts and additional information.