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Dates announced for Devon County Show 2022

The Devon County Agricultural Association is delighted to announce that the 2022 Devon County Show will take place on Thursday 30th June, Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd July.

The event traditionally runs during the third week of May, but along with other shows was cancelled in 2020.

In 2021, the Show was delayed to July and was one of the few three-day agricultural shows to go...

Travel advice ahead of Devon County Show 

Drivers planning to use the M5 near Exeter are advised to plan their journeys ahead of this weekend’s three-day Devon County Show at the Westpoint Showground.

The show, to be held on 2/3/4 July, is expected to attract up to 80,000 people over the three days at the Clyst St Mary venue near Exeter, with increased traffic anticipated on the M5 north and south of junctions 29 and 30, the...

Thousands more coronavirus jabs to be given every week in Devon

Thousands more coronavirus jabs to be given every week in Devon as venues become NHS Vaccination Centres

Two landmark venues in Devon are opening as NHS Vaccination Centres today (26 January), ready to vaccinate tens of thousands of local people in coming weeks.

The Mayflower Grandstand at Plymouth Argyle Football Club’s Home Park Stadium, and exhibition and event venue Westpoint Exeter will be offering their first booked appointments to people in priority groups from Tuesday.

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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...

Elton John to perform in Exeter

He is one of the most recognisable, most decorated and bestselling British artists of all time, and once again Elton John will perform on British shores, having announced a string of huge dates in June next year – including a very special show at Westpoint Exeter on June 19th.

Elton will, as part of these dates, bring his world-renowned live band show to Exeter on June 19th, in what...

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...

The Seed Fund calls for entries

The Seed Fund 2015 has launched its search for a food and drink brand with the growth potential to be the proud recipient of £100,000 worth of business, branding and marketing resources.

Designed to offer brand and marketing support, business and commercial advice and expert sector business mentoring, The Seed Fund is a fantastic springboard for future growth and specifically helps...

Enter Race for Life at Westpoint Exeter

With only 6 short weeks to go until Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life at Westpoint Exeter, women across Devon are being encouraged to jump into their training shoes and sign up for this year’s event! This week’s sunny evenings are the perfect time to begin training ahead of the 5k or brand new 10k race on Sunday 27th July.

Taking part in Race for Life at Westpoint Arena is a great way...

The sun sets on another crowd-pleasing Devon County Show

The 2013 Devon County Show lived up to its billing as the county's 'big day out' as bumper crowds poured into the showground to enjoy a relaxed day celebrating the best of rural life, and not a drop of rain on the final day.

On the third and final day - Saturday - unbroken sunshine and temperatures in the high teens attracted record numbers of visitors. All the car parks - including...

Crowds come out for the second day of the Devon County Show

From early morning crowds started pouring into the Devon County Showground at Westpoint near Exeter for the second day of the Devon County Show.

Organisers say the atmosphere was relaxed and happy as visitors enjoyed the early sunshine and the many features which reflect rural life in the county.

Ollie Allen, Show Secretary, said: "Numbers are on a par with our record-breaking...

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