Newport Show diary – June 2019

President Jo Ford takes a look at the final preparations for Newport Show It’s nearly showtime! The final countdown is most definitely on and final preparations are being made to ensure our 110th Newport Show will be a wonderful event to remember. Our show team and volunteers have been working hard to make sure everything will be ready when the … Read More

Ready, steady, go – show visitors invited to search for precious cup, again!

A Shropshire society which misplaced a coveted cup for over 100 years is to give people the chance to reenact the search for the precious silverware. The Peplow Challenge Cup mysteriously went missing from Newport & District Agricultural Society in 1904 and was not seen until it appeared for sale on the popular BBC TV show Flog It!, originally recorded … Read More

Sponsors gearing up for bumper Newport Show

Thanks to all our generous sponsors who will help to make this year’s Newport Show happen – they are gearing up for another bumper year. Some of the sponsors of this year’s event, at Chetwynd Deer Park on July 13, came together to share their excitement for Shropshire’s premier one day family show. Businesses from across Newport and Shropshire will … Read More

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics coming to Newport as new Innovation Zone launches at popular agricultural show

It’s not what you normally expect at an agricultural show, but artificial intelligence and robotics will be an exciting new feature at this year’s Newport Show. For the first time the popular show, at Chetwynd Deer Park on July 13, will have a Harper Adams University Innovation Zone which aims to showcase how agriculture is moving forward. The futuristic zone … Read More

Appeal for local VIPs to celebrate 110th Newport Show

As part of the 110th anniversary celebrations, Newport Show will be rewarding local inspirational people for their hard work and dedication to the community. Organisers are appealing for nominations of people who could be a VIP who deserves a special day out in the spotlight at this year’s event.Each person chosen as a VIP will win a ticket to the … Read More

School potato challenge gets underway

Children across Newport and beyond have been handed a box of seed potatoes and a bag of compost as part of this year’s Newport Show Great Potato Challenge. Children at 13 schools have been given the boxes by organisers of Shropshire’s premier one day show – and they have four months to grow the best potatoes they can. The potatoes … Read More

Newport Show Diary – March 2019

Jo Ford, the new President of Newport Show

It can be easy to take the beauty of the Shropshire countryside for granted but it has few equals – with the picturesque Chetwynd Deer Park one of the finest examples. The park is home to Shropshire’s top one-day show every July – and has so much more going on all year round. Newport Show President Jo Ford today takes … Read More

Newport Show announces new President

Jo Ford, the new President of Newport Show

A chartered accountant and corporate finance advisor has been appointed as the latest President of one of Shropshire’s premier one-day shows.