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Great Yorkshire Show – Tickets On Sale

Published on March 4, 2015 By Liveforfilms

With just over 130 days to go until the first day of the Great Yorkshire Show, the first tickets are flying out of the door for what will be the 157th show. The first phone call to book tickets came in as the office at the Great Yorkshire Showground opened at 9am, followed by a […]

Great Yorkshire Show Director to Step Down

Published on October 13, 2014 By Liveforfilms

After a decade at the helm of the Great Yorkshire Show and its sister event, Countryside Live, Bill Cowling is to step down as Show Director. Bill took on the role in 2005 after around four decades of involvement with the events’ organisers, the Yorkshire Agricultural Society. The 2015 Great Yorkshire Show will be his […]

Sunshine brings 156th Great Yorkshire Show to a Close

Published on July 11, 2014 By Liveforfilms

Glorious sunshine and blue skies brought three days of farming excellence and entertainment to a finale as the 156th Great Yorkshire Show came to a close yesterday (Thurs). Organisers announced a gate figure of 130,949, compared with last year’s 134,837. HRH The Princess Royal and HRH The Countess of Wessex toured England’s premier agricultural event […]

Yorkshire Showground’s green light for £10m new Exhibition Hall

Published on June 25, 2014 By Liveforfilms

Celebrations have begun at the Great Yorkshire Showground with news that planning permission has been granted for a new £10m exhibition hall. The hall will replace the existing building which has outlived its useful life. Commenting, Heather Parry, Deputy Chief Executive of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society said: “We are absolutely thrilled with Harrogate Borough Council’s […]

Royal Visits Announced for the 2014 Great Yorkshire Show

Published on May 14, 2014 By Liveforfilms

The Yorkshire Agricultural Society is delighted to announced that there will be two Royal visitors attending its flagship event, the Great Yorkshire Show. The agricultural and rural showcase which runs from Tuesday 8 – Thursday 10 July will welcome HRH The Countess of Wessex on Tuesday, and HRH The Princess Royal the following day. It […]

Tickets for the Great Yorkshire Show on sale next week

Published on February 27, 2014 By Liveforfilms

  Tickets for England’s premier agricultural event, the Great Yorkshire Show, are poised to go on sale on Monday (3 March). The Show – which will be the 156th – takes place on Tuesday 8, Wednesday 9 and Thursday 10 July, and will highlight the best of British farming and country life over the three […]

Sunshine and success for 2013 Great Yorkshire Show

Published on July 12, 2013 By Liveforfilms

Glorious sunshine brought the 155th Great Yorkshire Show to a close, with organisers announcing the third highest visitor number in the event’s history. A total of 134,837 people came through the gates for England’s premier agricultural show. Top class animals, celebrity guests and wonderful summer weather helped make it one of the most memorable shows […]

The Great Yorkshire Show‏

Published on July 8, 2013 By Liveforfilms

England’s premier agricultural show opens tomorrow (TUESDAY 9 JULY) with sunny skies and fine weather forecast for the next three days. More than 130,000 visitors are expected to flock to the 155thGreat Yorkshire Show, which runs from Tuesday 9 to Thursday 11 July at the 250-acre Harrogate showground. Twelve months after the cancellation of the […]