Devon County Show

Devon County Show

Devon County Show organisers announce new July dates

The Devon County Agricultural Association is delighted to announce that the 125th Devon County Show will take place on Friday 2nd Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th July 2021.

The County Show, that was cancelled in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, will move from its usual mid-May dates for next year only. Mary Quicke, DCAA Chairman said ‘we are absolutely committed to holding our Devon...

Devon County Show 2017 preview

The 122nd Devon County Show will take place shortly at Westpoint, Exeter on May 18, 19 and 20.

More than 90,000 visitors are expected to see some of the best livestock, taste fabulous local food and drink, experience country life and enjoy a wealth of entertainment.

Her Royal Highness the Countess of Wessex will spend two days at the Show in her role as President of the Devon...

Devon County Show tickets go on sale

Tickets for the Devon County Show - one of the South West’s most iconic and enduring annual events – have gone on sale.

The 122nd Show will be held on May 18-20 at Westpoint, Exeter and tickets can be purchased online or from outlets around the county.

Show Secretary Ollie Allen said the Show will be a giant celebration of farming, food and country life.

She added: “We...

Devon County Show board appoints chairman

The Devon County Agricultural Association (DCAA), organisers of the Devon County Show and Westpoint Arena, today announced the election of John Lee OBE FRAgS as its Chairman of the Board of Management.

Mr Lee has been involved with the County Show for many years as a steward, chief steward and previously held the position of chairman for seven years.

“I am delighted to have...

Devon County Show rises to the challenge

The weather may have been dodgy, the economic outlook uncertain and farming in dire straits, but none of that stopped over 90,000 visitors enjoying the gigantic three day celebration of farming, food and rural life which is the Devon County Show.

Not even showery rain on Saturday could keep the crowds away or spoil the fun. Trade stand holders reported brisk business, with the huge...

Thrilling start to the Devon County Show

Thundering-hooved Shetland ponies, motorcycle acrobatics and the giant Devon Eye swung the county’s largest annual event into thrilling action.

Crowds turned out in their thousands to savour the best of the South West’s food and farming on the first day of the Devon County Show.

EU Commissioner Phil Hogan and Environment Secretary Liz Truss, along with NFU president Meurig...

Tiverton farmer scoops Farmer of the Year award

Seven outstanding Devon farming businesses are celebrating after picking up the top prizes in the 2016 Devon Farm Business Awards, organised by a partnership of the Devon County Agricultural Association, the Addington Fund and Stephens Scown.

The awards were presented at a dinner and awards ceremony held at Westpoint, home of the Devon County Show, attended by EU Commissioner for...

Glorious come-back for show

Organisers of this year's Devon County Show are celebrating what they called a 'glorious come-back for glorious Devon's premier event', as the last of almost 100,000 show-goers made their happy way home from the Westpoint showground near Exeter.

A combination of a myriad of trade stands, some of the finest food and drink to be found at any show anywhere, an impressive range of...

Crowds turn out in force for show

Ideal show-going weather, great crowds and excellent competitions combined to make the second day of the Devon County Show at Westpoint, Exeter a great celebration of rural life.

Show Secretary Ollie Allen said it was wonderful to see the county turn out in force for the 120th Show: “The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly and everyone seems so happy to be enjoying the start of summer...

Sunshine and crowds at Devon County Show

It was sunshine all the way on the first day of this year’s Devon County Show.

One of the biggest first day crowds in recent years turned out at Westpoint, Exeter to enjoy the very best of Devon farming and food.

HRH The Princess Royal was the guest of honour meeting livestock exhibitors, local producers, school children and the Armed Forces.

She spent 10 minutes...