If you want an authentic taste of farming, then pay a visit to the Farming Village. You’ll see some of the finest livestock around, meet the farmers themselves, and watch the animals compete to be crowned champion of champions. There will be nearly 900 classes, 120 breeds of animals across 25 judging rings over the three days - that's a lot of livestock to meet.
You can discover more fluffy, furry, and feathered friends in the Fur, Feather & Farm village.
ASK THE FARMER
Ever wondered what a farmer does each day? Or have questions about what’s happening in the rings in the Farming Village? This is the perfect place to ask your questions and discover all you’ll ever need to know about farmers and their animals. There will also be live displays of spinning, felting, and knitting.
SHEEP SHEARING COMPETITIONS
Witness the fastest and most skilful sheep shearers in the country. The shearers come from far and wide to compete here and entertain the crowds on Saturday and Sunday. On Friday we have shearing demonstrations taking place, it's baa-rilliant fun and action-packed entertainment.
The Young Farmers always know how to inject a healthy amount of fun into proceedings. Come along and watch their trademark humorous competitions, including the legendary tug-of-war on Sunday. Guaranteed to put a smile on everybody’s face.
NATIONAL RARE AND MINORITY BREEDS SHOW
Sunday is your chance to see some rare and minority breeds. This event will see entries from across the UK, as breeders seek to promote their breeds to a wider audience. There are classes for 54 different rare and minority breeds, this represents the largest gathering of rare breed livestock in the country.