Newport Show diary – April 2019

I’m always amazed by how much we have going on at the show – testament to the hard work and imaginative thinking of our team who put the programme together each year. I sometimes wonder if our visitors get the chance to see everything on offer at Chetwynd Deer Park, there’s a lot of entertainment to take in for a … 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 Diary – February 2019

Jo Ford looks forward to this year’s show The president of Shropshire’s premier one-day show has revealed what he is looking forward to the most. Jo Ford, who took over the honorary role at Newport Show in September, said he is delighted to have overseen the planning for the event on July 13. “This year’s show is shaping up to … Read More

Newport Show Diary – July 2018

Newport Show President Tony Asson celebrates a successful day with show manager Sally Western

Well, what a day that was. A year in the planning and it’s all over for another 12 months. We were blessed with wonderful weather in the lead up to the show and on the day and that really helped to bring a bumper crowd to the Deer Park for the 109th event.

Show Diary – June 2018

The countdown is on! In just over two weeks’ time we’ll be welcoming the crowds for the most exciting day in our year.

Show Diary – May 2018

With less than two months to go until the big day, activity at show HQ is really starting to ramp up. This is the time when all those plans we’ve made during the winter months get put into action!

Show Diary – April 2018

As a show with its roots in agriculture, promoting the links between farming and food and protecting the environment are key aims of ours. Although the show only happens once a year, we have a number of initiatives throughout the year for local schools to reinforce these important messages to young people. As custodians of the stunning Chetwynd Deer Park, … Read More

Show Diary – March 2018

By Newport Show President, Tony Asson Although the show only happens once a year (always the second Saturday in July), organising it is a 365-day a year job I’ve found since becoming President. And with such a phenomenal show last year, the pressure is on to make sure we deliver something even bigger and better on July 14! Over the … Read More