Local food and drink focus at Newport Show

One of Shropshire’s leading one-day shows will shine the spotlight on regional food and drink as part of its new food focus in July. Newport Show’s Festival of Food will include demonstrations from local and celebrity chefs, producers and wine experts along with hands on workshops for children and adults at the event on July 9. Food producers will be … Read More

School children to be put in the picture in photography competition

Children at eight Shropshire schools are being urged to get snap happy for the latest competition at Newport Show. Organisers have invited pupils from eight schools to take part in photography workshops at the showground in Chetwynd Deer Park on May 25th and 26th and June 8th and 9th. They will get special coaching from expert photographers Mark Sisson and … Read More

Newport Show challenges schoolchildren to ‘grow their own’

Year 3 and 4 children from St Peter & St Paul Catholic Primary School in Newport ready to take part in Newport Show’s Kids Can Grow challenge

One of Shropshire’s leading one-day shows has launched a new initiative to get more children involved in growing their own food. Newport Show has challenged green-fingered pupils from 10 local schools to plant and grow four different varieties of flowers and vegetables in the weeks leading up to the event on July 9.

Animal acts take centre stage at Newport Show

The Sheep Show will be one of the highlights of family entertainment at this year's Newport Show

Two popular animal shows will take centre stage in the entertainment programme of this year’s Newport Show. The packed agenda for the show at Chetwynd Deer Park on July 9 will include displays from Cyril the Squirrel and his Racing Terriers and The Sheep Show, which includes dancing sheep.

Give the alternative gift – Newport Show membership

Newport and District Agricultural Society sign

Shropshire’s leading one-day show has launched an alternative Christmas gift idea. The Newport and District Agricultural Society, which organises the Newport Show in July each year, has unveiled its 2016 membership packages in time for the festive season.