County show season 2024: join us for exclusive member events this summer

Join our CLA regional teams for a variety of exclusive hospitality events at county shows in 2024
The awards presentation at the Royal Isle of Wight County Show.JPG

Essex Young Farmers Show 2024 - 19 May

The CLA will be with Gepp Solicitors on their stand between 12.30pm-2.30pm. Click here for more:

CLA East have once again teamed up with Gepp in their marquee at the show to offer a free lunchtime BBQ with ale, wine and soft drinks.

Essex Young Farmers Show, Boyton Cross, CM1 4TL

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The Suffolk Show - 29-30 May

The CLA East team will be at stand 633 for a number of bookable events. Click here for more:

As a valued CLA member we invite you to enjoy breakfast and lunch with us on both days of the show and we will be hosting other social events across the two days too.

CLA Deputy President Gavin Lane will be your guest speaker at breakfast on day one, while on day two we will be joined by Scott Russell who is an entrepreneur, business coach and founder of Paddy and Scott’s coffee.

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The Royal Bath & West Show - 30 May

The Royal Cornwall Show - 6-7 June

The CLA South West team, joined by government ministers, host breakfasts during the event. Click here for more:

6 June - Day 1 breakfast

We’re kicking off the first day of the show with our political breakfast. Government ministers have been invited to speak. We will update you with confirmation of our speakers in due course so keep an eye out for updates in our South West enews.

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7 June - Day 2 breakfast

What does the circular economy mean? And how can farmers build it into their operations? With more of a focus on sustainability, rural businesses will need to consider circular economy approaches to their operations to reduce, reuse and recycle waste products as a way of dealing with farming’s environmental impacts.

Our expert panel will explore the potential solutions and opportunities available. Including George Eustice, MP for Cambourne and Redruth and Chair of the International Fugitive Emissions Abatement Association Ltd, and Susan Twining, Chief Land Use Policy Adviser at the CLA.

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Member advisory sessions

On both days at this event, we will be running advisory sessions on the CLA Stand where you can book time to talk with one of our advisory team.

Two of our South West Rural Advisers will be attending the show and you can see when they are available allowing you to book a time with them to suit your schedule.

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The South of England Show - 7 June

The CLA South East team host a delicious breakfast, two-course lunch and drinks reception with guest speaker. Click here for more:

Breakfast

Join us for a colourful and insightful talk from Lord and Lady Carnarvon, as we kick off the South of England Show 2024 in style.

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Lunch

Take advantage of our private enclosed garden with views of the main ring, or shelter from the unpredictable British weather in our spacious marquee.

We have a delicious menu to choose from and a fully stocked bar.

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Drinks reception

Please join us for the return of our rural awards and drinks reception, celebrating the achievements of individuals, communities and businesses in rural Sussex. Three awards will be announced:

  • President's Cup (recipient nominated by Action in Rural Sussex)
  • Woodpecker trophy (nominated by the Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group, or FWAG)
  • Sussex Young Farmer of the Year (nominated by Sussex Young Farmers), awarded the CLA Rose Bowl.

CLA Deputy President Gavin Lane will also give a topical update on the organisation's recent work and future plans.

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Cereals 2024 - 11 June

CLA President Victoria Vyvyan alongside the East team will be hosting a breakfast on the morning of this event. Click here for more:

Cereals is a leading technical event for the arable industry that aims to equip farmers with the latest knowledge, ideas and technology to help them embrace all of the challenges and opportunities which will arise in the coming years.

Our breakfast is the perfect opportunity to network with others in the farming industry and enjoy a relaxed, informative start to your busy day.

Bygrave Woods, Newnham Farm, Caldecote Road, Newnham, Herts, SG7 5JX

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The Royal Three Counties Show - 14 June

The Lincolnshire Show - 19-20 June

The CLA East team will be hosting a range of hospitality events over the course of the show. Click here for more:

As a CLA member you can enjoy exclusive hospitality for breakfast and lunch in our marquee at the Lincolnshire Show, perfectly situated next to the Main Ring and is sponsored this year by Rural Asset Finance.

Lincolnshire Showground, Grange de Lings, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN2 2NA

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The Royal Norfolk Show - 26-27 June

The CLA East team will be hosting a range of hospitality events over the course of the show. Click here for more:

The CLA is delighted to be back at the Royal Norfolk Show this year and you are invited to attend a range of events with us across the two days of this bustling agricultural show.

Our marquee is situated at the heart of the showground and you can join us for breakfast, lunch and other social events. This year our marquee sponsor is Rural Asset Finance.

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Groundswell - 27 June

The CLA team will be hosting a breakfast and speaker event for CLA members on the second day. Click here for more:

This year, the CLA will be hosting an informal breakfast for members on our CLA stand DF E30, on the second day of the festival. FromΒ 7.45am – 8.45amΒ you can enjoy breakfast rolls and fresh tea and coffee.

We will be joined by CLA President Victoria Vyvyan who will give a brief update and opportunity to ask any questions about policy and we hope to welcome a guest speaker TBC.

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The Yorkshire Show - 9-12 July

A variety of events hosted by the CLA North team at this brilliant country show. Click here for more:

The CLA North team will be out in full force at this year’s Great Yorkshire Show.

A number of guest speakers will be taking your questions at our popular member events, including:

  • Steve Reed, EFRA Shadow Secretary of State
  • Victoria Vyvyan, CLA President
  • Abi Kay, Farmers Weekly Deputy Editor
  • Sir William Worsley, Forestry Commission Chair
  • Brian Richardson, Head of Agriculture at Virgin Money
  • Susan Twining, CLA Chief Land Use Policy Adviser
  • Plus many more

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The Game Fair 2024 - July 26

The CLA team will host a drinks reception at the fair for members. Click here for more:

The CLA team welcome members to a drinks reception on the Rowles Fine Art stand from 1.30pm-2.30pm. Come and enjoy the beautiful artwork and sculptures of the stand.

Blenheim Palace, Blenheim Park, OX20 1PP

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Burwarton Show - 1 August

CLA Midlands will be present at the show for any member queries. Click here for more:

Country shows really are at the heart of rural communities, and Burwarton is no exception. The team will be attending again this year and look forward to meeting members and non-members, to discuss and give advice on a variety of topics.

Cleobury North, Shropshire

Booking details to come soon

The Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show - 14 August

CLA South West are returning to the Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show. Click here for more:

We are in the process of confirming a guest speaker, but members can now book onto our full English breakfast and have questions answered.

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The Glamping Show - 19-21 September

CLA Midlands will be in attendance at the event to discuss a variety of member questions. Click here for more:

Find us at the UK’s only luxury camping show where we will have experts available to talk to members and non-members about how they can diversify their businesses.

Booking details to come soon