Ollie Allen

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...

Devon County Show starts to take shape

Preparation has started on the build for this year's Devon County Show on 16-18 May.

A team of eight contractors are making the showground home for the next month as they build marquees equivalent in size to approximately four football pitches.

Show Secretary Ollie Allen said the early days of the build were a testing time for the team.

“This is a really big task!” she...