Throughout the 2018 show season, we’ll be bringing you regional coverage of the UK’s best-loved agricultural and countryside shows.
These events showcase the best of British farming and food, while also serving as a great social occasion and a opportunity for consumers and the public at large to about learn more about the agriculture industry.
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Nottinghamshire County Show
With something for all ages, Nottingham County Show was held at Newark Showground on 12 and 13 May.
About 16,000 people attended this year’s show.
This year’s event saw a record number of livestock entries – 163 pigs, 374 sheep and 212 goats.
The weather was mostly sunny, with temperature peaking at 18C during the show.
Spectators gather at the ringside during the 135th Nottinghamshire County Show
Cattle being prepared for judging.
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