Weather fails to dampen the spirits at Newport Show

The organisers of this year’s Newport Show have declared it a rousing success with thousands of people turning out for the annual event. Show President Martin Hall said the 107th show on Saturday (July 9) was “one of the best yet” despite early downpours in the morning.

Newport Show reveals 2016 headline sponsors

The support of the business community of one of the biggest one-day shows in the Midlands is “invaluable and contributes massively” to the success of the event, organisers have said.

Show’s charity collection to benefit farmers

Farming families in need are set to get a helping hand from visitors to this year’s Newport Show. Show President Martin Hall has organised an exit collection at the event at Chetwynd Deer Park on July 9 in aid of the Addington Fund. All the money raised from donations taken on the gate as people leave will go to the … Read More

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.