Introduction

Countryside Live showcases the very best of food, farming and agriculture, attracting thousands of visitors across two days. Perfect for families, there’s special guests, a cookery theatre, live performances, animals, shopping and a Create + Explore area with hands-on activities for children and much more. There’s also 2,000 animals competing, from horses to honey, pigs to poultry, sheep to cattle, pigeons to rabbits. Elsewhere there’s birds of prey displays, hundreds of stands to browse, horticultural classes and farriery competitions.

Countryside Live which started in 2003, is organised by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society, a registered charity which also organises the Great Yorkshire Show.

Press Releases

HORSES FOR COURSES AT COUNTRYSIDE LIVE

There were thrills and spills in a fiercely contested Northern Show Cross team finals in the Main Ring at Countryside Live which attracted more than 11,000 visitors at the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate. The Show Cross format was changed this year to be solely for teams, with entries opening in May and already full […]

THOUSANDS FLOCK TO THE SHOWGROUND FOR COUNTRYSIDE LIVE

Thousands of visitors flocked to Countryside Live over the weekend in a jam packed event which welcomed special guests, exciting competitions and plenty of fun for the family. Organisers say some 11,150 visitors attended over the two days, enjoying first class competitions and special guests Yorkshire Shepherdess Amanda Owen and Peter Wright of Channel 5’s […]

SHOWJUMPING STAR TO MAKE DEBUT AT COUNTRYSIDE LIVE

Double Olympic British Show Jumper Geoff Billington will make his debut at Countryside Live when he wows crowds with a breath-taking display in the equine arena. Geoff will take part in show jumping demonstrations in the indoor equine ring on both days of the Show, and is guaranteed to keep crowds entertained. The British showjumper […]

PETER WRIGHT TO BE SUNDAY SPECIAL GUEST AT COUNTRYSIDE LIVE

TV favourite Peter Wright of Channel 5’s The Yorkshire Vet will be a special guest at this year’s Countryside Live. Peter will appear on the Sunday of the two-day event which is a fabulous celebration of food, farming and countryside. Countryside Live is an annual event which will this year be held on Saturday October […]

YORKSHIRE SHEPHERDESS SPECIAL GUEST AT COUNTRYSIDE LIVE

The countdown is on for Countryside Live, a fabulous celebration of food, farming and countryside which will this year star Yorkshire Shepherdess Amanda Owen. A Sunday Times bestselling author, Amanda runs a 2,000 acre farm with 1,000 sheep and nine children at the head of Swaledale in North Yorkshire, one of the highest and most […]

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