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
Jo Ford on what being the president of the show involves I am sure many of you will have seen past presidents wandering around Newport Show and thought ‘that’s a pretty good job’. Well, you’re right! And on July 13 at Chetwynd Deer Park this year, that will be me. So here’s a little insight into what exactly it is … Read More
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
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
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
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!
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
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