County shows: join us for exclusive member events this summer

Join our CLA regional teams for a variety of exclusive hospitality events at county shows in 2023
The awards presentation at the Royal Isle of Wight County Show.JPG

The Suffolk Show

From 31st May - The CLA East team will be at stand 633 for a number of bookable events. Click here for more:

31st May - Breakfast on Day 1

Joined by CLA President Mark Tufnell and Defra Secretary of State, Thérèse Coffey.

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31st May - Lunch on Day 1

A free celebration of Suffolk food and drink with some delicious fresh local produce.

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31st May - Drinks Reception on Day 1

Drinks reception celebrating the CLA Next Generation Network and CLA Women’s Network.

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1st June - Breakfast on Day 2

Free hot breakfast joined by best-selling author, Sarah Langford, as guest speaker.

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1st June - Lunch on Day 2

Free mouth-watering menu of locally sourced food and drink.

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The Royal Bath & West Show

The Royal Cornwall Show

From 8th June - The CLA South West team, joined by government ministers, host breakfasts during the event. Click here for more:

8th June - Day 1 breakfast

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 regional Enews.

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9th June - Day 2 breakfast

We will update you with confirmation of our guest speakers in due course so keep an eye out for updates in our Enews.

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The South of England Show

9th June - The CLA South East team host a delicious breakfast, two-course lunch and drinks reception with guest speaker. Click here for more:

Breakfast

We are offering this to our members and their guests free of charge however spaces are booked on a first come first served basis so please do be quick in booking to avoid disappointment.

At Windsor Paul Sedgwick oversees over 16,000 acres including forestry, horticulture, tourism, residential and commercial property activities and manages a team of 200 staff, and is a Trustee of The Prince Philip Trust Fund.

His topic will be: β€œHow can we achieve a lasting balance between food production and nature recovery on the journey to net zero given current land ownership and tenure?"

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Lunch

Take advantage of our private enclosed garden with views of the main ring or shelter from our unpredictable British weather in our spacious marquee. We have a delicious menu to choose from with a fully stocked bar.

Once lunch is over, make use of the facilities including free tea and coffee and then join us for our awards ceremony and drinks reception.

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Drinks reception

TheΒ 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 President Mark Tufnell will also give a topical update on the organisation's recent work and future plans.

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Cereals 2023

13th June - The CLA East team will be hosting a breakfast on the morning of this event. Click here for more:

This year, the CLA will be hosting an informal breakfast briefing for members on the first day on theΒ  Savills stand number 233. From 8.30am – 9.30am you can enjoy free breakfast rolls and fresh coffee with CLA Vice-President Gavin Lane, who will be providing an industry update for guests. It is the perfect opportunity to network with others in the farming industry and enjoy a relaxed, informative start to your busy day.

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The Royal Three Counties Show

16th June - The CLA Midlands team will be hosting their Big Breakfast event at the Members' Pavilion. Click here for more:

We will be joined by a Guest Speaker andΒ CLA President Mark Tufnell will also provide an update on CLA lobbying and how the Association is supporting members.Β 

There will be time for questions before we finish at 9am, when you can head out on to the main showground to enjoy this major event. This event is always popular and has sold out every year, so please ensure you book in good time.

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The Lincolnshire Show

From 21st June - The CLA East team will be hosting a range of hospitality events over the course of the show. Click here for more:

Breakfast

On day one, join CLA President Mark Tufnell for a free full English breakfast at 8.45am, sponsored by Forrester Boyd Chartered Accountants and Roythornes Solicitors. Mark will provide guests with an industry update on matters relating to landownership and rural business.

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Lunch - first sitting

The first sitting is between 11.45am and 1.00pm.

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Lunch - second sitting

The second sitting is between 1.00pm and 2.30pm.

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Drinks Reception

From 3.30pm on day one CLA members are encouraged to attend a drinks reception hosted by The CLA and The Worshipful Company of Farmers Livery and Alumni in the CLA marquee. It is a perfect opportunity to meet acquaintances old and new in an informal setting and enjoy the atmosphere of this bustling show.

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Day 2 Barbecue Lunch

The CLA will be hosting a free barbecue lunch from noon until 2pm on day two, sponsored by Browne Jacobson and the Forestry Commission. After a busy morning, there can be no better way to relax and enjoy a delicious lunch while taking in the atmosphere of the show.

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The Royal Norfolk Show

From 28th June - The CLA East team will be hosting a range of hospitality events over the course of the show. Click here for more:

Breakfast

On day one, start your day in the best possible way with a warm welcome from the CLA and fresh pastries, bacon rolls, tea and coffee in the CLA marquee.

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Lunch - first sitting

The first sitting is between 11.45am and 1.00pm.

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Lunch - second sitting

The second sitting is between 1.00pm and 2.30pm.

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Drinks Reception

Members are invited to a drinks reception hosted by the CLA that will include the a celebration of the CLA Women’s Network and CLA Next Generation Network.

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TW Gaze evening drinks

From 5pm, TW Gaze, a firm of chartered surveyors with estate agency and agricultural specialists, will host drinks in the CLA marquee and members are welcome to attend.

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Day 2 Breakfast

On day one, start your day in the best possible way with a warm welcome from the CLA and fresh pastries, bacon rolls, tea and coffee in the CLA marquee.

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Day 2 Lunch

Also on day two, we are offering a members lunch which will include a menu of fresh local food and drink, sponsored by Acorus.

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Day 2 Family Cream Tea and Drinks

Take the weight off your feet after a busy day visiting the show enjoy and free activities for children, including education packs on the countryside code.

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Groundswell

29th June - The CLA Midlands team will be hosting a breakfast for CLA members in the Grass Tent on the second day. Click here for more:

The Groundswell Festival provides a forum for farmers, growers, or anyone interested in food production and the environment to learn about the theory and practical applications of regenerative farming systems.

FromΒ 7.30am – 8.30amΒ on the second day, you can enjoy breakfast rolls and fresh tea and coffee. It is the perfect opportunity to network with others in the farming industry and enjoy a relaxed, informative start to your busy day.

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The Yorkshire Show

11th July - The president's breakfast will be hosted by the CLA North team in the CLA Marquee, Stand No 194. Click here for more:

Expert speakers at the CLA President’s breakfast will give their brief take on the considerations for optimising future land use in the context of diversified revenue streams whilst also offering societal and environmental benefits. How should landowners prioritise land use to balance these range of competing, and often conflicting options? What are the challenges, risks and rewards?

Join guest speakers:

  • Mark Tufnell, CLA President
  • Matthew Watson, Director and Head of Office Rural, York at Savills
  • David Bussey, Director in the Land and Rural Group, Saffery Champness

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The Royal Welsh Show

24th July - CLA Cymru will be hosting a variety of events at the show. Click here for more:

We will be open daily for members and guests to join us at the CLA Cymru pavilion for breakfast, lunch, refreshments and bar facility. We will have a week of events TBC to include:

Monday evening -Β  Members Social Evening 6pm
Tuesday morning - Breakfast Event
Wednesday - TBC
Thursday - Advisors day

Come and sit and relax, meet up with friends and speak to CLA staff with any concerns.

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The Brecon County Show

5th August - CLA Cymru will be present at the show for any member queries. Click here for more:

Brecon County Show - one day show in the heart of Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) and close to the town itself is worth a day out! Come and visit us on the stand by the Main ring, CLA Cymru staff on hand to help with any queries you may have.

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The Anglesey Show

15th August - CLA Cymru will be present at the show to meet and discuss issues with members. Click here for more:

We will be attending this two day show on Anglesey and look forward to meeting members once again from North Wales region - our drinks reception will take place on day 1 at 11.ooam for members to join us on the stand.

CLA Cymru staff will be on hand for the two days to talk to about any issues you might have - along with our partners for the show Carter Jonas, Swayne Johnson Solicitors & Cadnant Planning Ltd.

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The Pembrokeshire County Show

16th August - CLA Cymru will welcome guests for refreshments and to talk through any issues with members. Click here for more:

Please join us for this two day show. Our Members Drinks Reception will take place at 11.00am on day one - all welcome. Branch committee members will be in attendance to also discuss any issues within the Dyfed branch area.

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The Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show

16th August - CLA South West are returning to the Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show. Click here for more:

8:00am RegistrationΒ 
8:30am BreakfastΒ 
10:00am Finish
Full English Breakfast- Booking is essential.

We are in the process of confirming a speaker, please keep an eye out.

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The Denbigh & Flint Show

17th August - CLA Cyrmu will be greeting members on a stand all day at this event. Click here for more:

Our Annual Members Drinks Reception will take place at 11.00am - please do come along.

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The Merioneth Show

24th August - CLA Cyrmu will be present at the show for any member queries. Click here for more:

This year's show will take place in Harlech - come and see us on the stand for refreshments and any queries for CLA staff present.

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The Melplash Show

24th August - The CLA South West team will be hosting an exclusive breakfast for members. Click here for more:

Full English Breakfast- Booking is essential.

We are in the process of confirming a speaker, please keep an eye out.

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The Usk Show

9th September - CLA Cymru will be in attendance at the event for any member queries. Click here for more:

Usk Show the last of the summer shows is the largest one day show in Wales - come along and join us on the stand for refreshments with CLA staff on hand to help with any queries you may have.

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