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Plans are now underway for the 165th Great Yorkshire Show which will take place from Tuesday 9 – Friday 12 July 2024.

The Great Yorkshire Show is rapidly becoming known as one of the biggest and best agricultural shows in the UK, welcoming 140,000 people to the 250-acre showground.

The four-day show celebrates agriculture, food, farming and countryside, with a respect for tradition while welcoming new additions.

Expect some of the best animals in the UK coming to compete across a host of sections from showjumping to cattle, pigs to hives & honey, we have something for everyone.

There’s cutting edge machinery and state-of-the-art farming equipment as we as food and forestry, a garden show and countryside pursuits.

We look forward to welcoming you to our showground next July!

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Creative Excellence at the Great Yorkshire Fashion Shows

With less than one month to go until the Great Yorkshire Show, organisers were given a sneak preview of designers set to be showcased in the “Farm to Fashion” Shows this year. From quirky knitwear to stylish tailoring and eye-catching tweed created by Yorkshire designers and companies, the fashion shows will spotlight creative excellence while […]

Exciting New Equine Classes for Great Yorkshire Show

The ever-popular equine classes get bigger and better every year and the 165th Show is no exception, with over 2,000 horses, ponies and donkeys competing as well as two new competitions introduced for the first time. The British Ridden Heavy Horses will see traditional breeds more usually associated with being driven or ploughing, in the […]

Fifth Generation Of Pig Farmers Set to Compete At This Year’s Show

The fifth generation of a York pig farming family will be among the competitors at this year’s Great Yorkshire Show which runs from Tuesday 9 July to Friday 12 July. The Triffitt family and their descendants have been exhibiting pigs at the show for more than six decades and, as the family grows, its younger […]

New for this Year’s Great Yorkshire Show

A craft beer bar, a Battle of the Butchers, Theakston’s Great Yorkshire Inn and Main Ring performances from Forever Tenors and the Paul Hannam Quad Bike Stunt Show are all new for the 165th Great Yorkshire Show. This will also be the first time the Show hosts the World Ayrshire Federation Annual Conference when around […]

Top Industry Names Announced for Cheese and Dairy Section

Top names in the cheese world will head up a packed stage programme over at the Cheese & Dairy section of the Great Yorkshire Show. The Show has lined up a cast of stellar cheese experts to help bring the subject to life, covering everything from what it takes to judge Britain’s best cheese and […]

Yorkshire Agricultural Society Honoured as King Named Patron

The Yorkshire Agricultural Society is honoured to announce that King Charles III will continue to be Patron of the charity. The announcement follows a review of more than 1,000 Royal Patronages and charity Presidencies by the Royal Household, following His Majesty The King’s Accession. Queen Elizabeth II was Patron of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society between […]

Special Guests Announced for this year’s Great Yorkshire Show

This year’s farming celebrities and influencers have been announced as plans are underway for the 165th Great Yorkshire Show. TV presenters Helen Skelton, Adam Henson, Peter Wright from Channel 5’s The Yorkshire Vet and Rob and Dave Nicholson, of Cannon Hall Farm (the official host farm for Channel 5’s Springtime on the Farm series), will […]

New Agricultural Innovation Awards at Great Yorkshire Show

The success of last year’s new Innovation Zone at the Great Yorkshire Show has led to exciting developments for this year’s event. The GYS Innovation Awards have been expanded from a single event to four and the entry criteria has been broadened from exhibitors at the Show to all UK farming and agri-businesses across the […]

First Female Show Director Appointed to Lead Great Yorkshire Show

Dairy farmer Rachel Coates will make history as the first female to take over the role of Show Director of the Great Yorkshire Show. Rachel, from Shipley, West Yorkshire, will take over from Charles Mills who has been Show Director since 2016. The handover will take place immediately after this year’s Show from Tuesday July […]

Fully funded training pathway launched to boost farming careers

A new agricultural training programme to support the development of farming’s next generation has been launched by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society. Ambitious farmers aged under 35 are encouraged to apply for a place on the Goodall Agri-Development Pathway which has been developed thanks to a legacy left to the Society to support young people in […]

International Farmers Set to Flock to Great Yorkshire Show 2024

A world cattle conference and an exciting stunt show will take centre stage for the first-time at the 165th Great Yorkshire Show, organisers have announced. The World Ayrshire Federation Annual Conference 2024 will see around 100 farmers from countries including Kenya, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and America attend the show as part of a UK […]

Tickets On Sale Next Month For The Great Yorkshire Show 2024

Tickets for next year’s Great Yorkshire Show are on sale from Wednesday November 1st, organisers have announced. Tickets for the 165th Show, on Tuesday July 9 to Friday July 12, 2024, will be sold in advance only, with visitor numbers capped at 35,000 a day. Membership of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society which organises the Show […]

Final Great Yorkshire For Show Director

The Great Yorkshire Show 2024 will be the final one for current Director Charles Mills as he comes to the end of his tenure. Charles is set to step down after the next Great Yorkshire Show which will run from Tuesday July 9 to Friday July 12. This will be his ninth show and the […]

Herriot Hospice To Benefit From Thousands Raised By Cheese Auction

Cheese lovers at the Great Yorkshire Show have raised more than £5,000 for Herriot Hospice Homecare to go towards providing vital hospice care across parts of rural North Yorkshire. An auction is held every year in the Cheese and Dairy Section of the Great Yorkshire Show, giving visitors the chance to bid for a round […]

Terrific Finale To Great Yorkshire Show

The climax of the keenly competitive beef cattle pairs, sheepdog trials and the announcement of the Great Yorkshire pole climbing champion were on the agenda for the final day of the Great Yorkshire Show today. Yorkshire vet Peter Wright was on the GYS Stage to share anecdotes with host Christine Talbot and a packed audience. […]

Animals Take Centre Stage at Great Yorkshire Show

The very best animals took centre stage at the Great Yorkshire Show today, with a host of Supreme Championship winners and the crowd-pleasing Ripon Select Foods Cock O’ the North showjumping competition. Television presenter Matt Baker MBE took to the GYS Stage and visited the Cheese and Dairy Show, while Peter Wright of Channel 5’s […]

Conservation, Cheese and Charolais Cattle in Focus at Great Yorkshire Show

Successes in agriculture and champion cattle, cheese, pigeons and forestry were all recognised at the sell-out Great Yorkshire Show today. Spectators were treated to the spectacular stunt riding of Lorenzo in the Main Ring and Adam Henson’s popular chat show returned to the GYS Stage. The School Veg Box competition, which annually challenges primary schools […]

Yorkshire Schoolchildren Celebrate Growing Their Own

A growing competition to inspire children about where their food comes from has culminated in a grand finale at the 164th Great Yorkshire Show in Harrogate. The Yorkshire Agricultural Society’s annual School Veg Box Competition challenges primary schools across Yorkshire to grow their own vegetables in imaginatively decorated wooden veg boxes and chart their learning [...]

Community Woodlands Under Spotlight at Great Yorkshire Show

Community woodlands were the focus of the prestigious forestry trophy at the Great Yorkshire Show. The John Boddy Award for Forestry celebrates and rewards excellence in forestry creation, design and management in Yorkshire, with a different theme each year and this year focuses on community woodlands. The 2023 title has been won by York Community […]

Positive Messages of Resilience for Future Farmers

More than 200 farmers and industry professionals came together for the Future Farmers of Yorkshire’s popular Breakfast Meeting at the Great Yorkshire Show where they were urged to cut through tough economic challenges by focusing on factors within their control and plotting a clear plan for their businesses. This flagship annual get-together of Future Farmers, [...]

Best Soldier Honoured at Show

A soldier described as “a beacon of excellence” has been named as Best Soldier with an award at the Great Yorkshire Show. The Best Soldier Award is made annually to member of the Royal Yorkshire Regiment, with a presentation in the Main Ring. This year’s honours go to Private Damien McDonald of the 1st Battalion […]

Long Service Recognised at Great Yorkshire Show

Eight people who have dedicated their working lives to farming in the region were recognised with Long Service Awards at the Great Yorkshire Show. The Award criteria requires those recognised to have worked for the same employer for a minimum of 35 years and the employer must be a member of the Society. Presented with […]

Student Success Rewarded at Great Yorkshire Show

Seven students studying for land-based careers at universities and colleges across the north had their efforts recognised at the Great Yorkshire Show when they were chosen as the region’s finest. The annual Best Agricultural Student Awards are presented to students from Askham Bryan, Bishop Burton, Craven, Myerscroft and East Durham Colleges, as well as the […]

Farm Conservation and Environmental Improvement Rewarded

Conservation and environmental improvement were the focus when the contribution of farmers across the north of England was recognised at the Great Yorkshire Show today. Now in its 14th year, the Yorkshire Agricultural Society’s prestigious Tye Trophy award covers farms in six regions in the north, with a regional winner from each and one overall […]

Farmland Curlew Award Debuts at Great Yorkshire Show

A new award developed by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society and Nidderdale AONB to reward farmers who are making a significant contribution to curlew conservation made its debut at the Great Yorkshire Show today. The Farmland Curlew Award is made to winners from seven regions across the north of England and has been designed to acknowledge […]

Great Yorkshire Show Off to Royal Start

A Royal visit, two national cattle championships, two new sheep breeds and a brand new Sheep to Chic fashion show were among the highlights when the sell-out Great Yorkshire Show opened to visitors today. HRH The Duke of Gloucester was taken on a tour of the Show by the Show Director Charles Mills and HM […]

Outstanding Contribution Recognised at Great Yorkshire Show

The man behind one of the region’s most successful farm machinery suppliers has been presented with a top award by Yorkshire Agricultural Society. The Society and Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) make an award each year to the individual who has made the most outstanding contribution to the Yorkshire rural community and this year’s went […]

Game-Changing Innovations at the Great Yorkshire Show

High tech agricultural solutions have been celebrated at the 164th Great Yorkshire Show with the presentation of the newly renamed GYS Innovation Award, sponsored by the Institution for Engineering and Technology (IET). The award, formerly known as the White Rose What’s Next Award, recognises new and innovative products that offer significant improvement and innovative solutions […]

Get Set for the 164th Great Yorkshire Show

Preparations are underway at the Great Yorkshire Showground as England’s premier agricultural event gets set to open its gates in 24 hours. The 164th Great Yorkshire Show begins tomorrow for four days of agricultural excellence, spectacular entertainment, the chance to see thousands of animals, and a breathtaking number of businesses selling everything from cheese to […]

Innovative farming at the heart of Great Yorkshire Show

High-tech modern farming and the latest agricultural innovations will be showcased in a brand-new Innovation Zone at the 164th Great Yorkshire Show. The Innovation Zone will inform visitors about how farmland is carefully managed in new ways for food production. Located near the Pig and Goat Rings, the Innovation Zone will offer displays, demonstrations and […]

Great Yorkshire Show Takes Delivery Of 12ft Horse Sculpture

A huge horse sculpture made of more than 600 horseshoes from across Yorkshire has been carefully lifted into place at the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate. The stunning 12ft equine ode has been created by 31-year-old North Yorkshire sculptor Ollie Holman. Weighing about 750 kilograms – three-quarters of a ton – the intricately welded design […]

Great Yorkshire Show Gets Set To Be A Sell Out

The countdown is on to the Great Yorkshire Show in less than three weeks’ time and already it looks set to be a sell-out. Visitors are encouraged to plan ahead and buy their tickets as organisers have today announced that Wednesday of the Show has now sold out. Wednesday has always traditionally been the busiest […]

HRH The Duke of Gloucester to visit Great Yorkshire Show

The Great Yorkshire Show is proud to welcome HRH The Duke of Gloucester on Tuesday 11th July. The Show is delighted to be welcoming The Duke on the Tuesday which will be his first ever visit. HRH The Princess Royal visited in 2022 and King Charles III and The Queen Consort visited in 2021. The […]

TV’s Adam Henson joins Committee and Minister at Great Yorkshire Show

MPs on the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee are moving from Westminster to Yorkshire in July to engage with visitors to the Great Yorkshire Show. The Committee will host two events on the main stage of the Show, the ‘GYS Stage’ – the launch of a committee report and a panel discussion hosted by […]

Resilience tops agenda at Great Yorkshire Show breakfast

Stirring stories of farming resilience will be shared at a breakfast meeting at the 164th Great Yorkshire Show to empower those trying to make their way in the agricultural industry during a time of testing economics. Future Farmers of Yorkshire, a thriving network of farmers, vets and other industry professionals supported by farming charity the [...]

Schoolchildren enjoy all things farming, food and the countryside

Thousands of schoolchildren from across Yorkshire enjoyed a great variety of fun hands-on activities and displays all about farming, food and the great outdoors at the Great Yorkshire Showground this week.Farming charity, the Yorkshire Agricultural Society welcomed 4,000 primary school pupils to the Showground in Harrogate on Tuesday 13th June and Wednesday 14th June for [...]

Record Sheep Numbers And A Brush With Art For Overall Champion

A Yorkshire artist will be working on a portrait with a difference following this year’s Great Yorkshire Show from Tuesday 11th to Friday 14th July. Janette Hill, who lives near York, will be painting a portrait of this year’s Supreme Sheep Champion, which will be announced on Thursday 13th July. There’s been a record number […]

New Climbing Poles For Great Yorkshire Show

Two 100ft Douglas Fir poles have been craned into place at the Showground ready for the spectacular Great Yorkshire Show Pole Climbing Championships. The competition sees climbers race to the top of the poles in seconds, with the fastest climber eventually taking the title after all the rounds. The poles have been supplied by Dawnay […]

Fashion and Farming in the Spotlight at the Great Yorkshire Show

Winners of an amateur fashion model competition had a sneak preview of the famous Great Yorkshire Show catwalk magic after visiting the showground. The 12 wannabe models had their first taste of what’s in store as they stepped out in style in garments set to feature on the catwalk in this year’s show. The Great […]

Could You Strike A Post at this Year’s Great Yorkshire Show?

Calling all would-be country loving models …. do you fancy strutting your stuff on the catwalk at England’s premier farming and countryside event? If so organisers of the 2023 Great Yorkshire Show need to hear from you now! The hugely popular Great Yorkshire Fashion Show will be back but this time with a twist. Not […]

Countdown on for this Year’s Great Yorkshire Show

The countdown is now on for the 164th Great Yorkshire Show, with planning underway to celebrate the very best of farming, food and countryside. The best of British livestock will be competing when Beef Shorthorn, Charolais and Longhorn Cattle Societies all host their national competitions at the show from Tuesday July 11 to Friday July […]

More Cheese & Dairy at Great Yorkshire Show

With the importance of quality food at the top of the agenda, the Cheese and Dairy section at the Great Yorkshire Show is pulling out all the stops to showcase the best of British produce as it celebrates 21 years since its first appearance at the Show. The section was set up in 2002 to […]

Lorenzo Announced as Main Ring Performer at Great Yorkshire Show 2023

Star performer Lorenzo is set to wow crowds once again when he takes to the Main Ring at the Great Yorkshire Show in 2023. The incredible horseman is a huge hit with visitors to the show and last appeared in 2018, performing to a packed Showground. Planning is underway for the 164th Show, on Tuesday […]

Tickets on Sale Next Month for the Great Yorkshire Show 2023

Tickets for next year’s Great Yorkshire Show are on sale from Tuesday November 1, organisers have announced. The event will continue to be run over four days thanks to positive feedback from our visitors and exhibitors. Farmer tickets will be available for the 2023 show and will be available from farming outlets in January. Tickets […]

Samaritans to Benefit from Thousands Raised at Cheese Auction

Cheese lovers at the Great Yorkshire Show raised over £5,500 for The Samaritans charity, to go towards supporting rural communities in need. An auction is held every year in the Cheese and Dairy Section of the Great Yorkshire Show, giving visitors the chance to bid for a round of their favourite cheese. Once the judging […]

Fantastic Finale for Four Day Great Yorkshire Show

New classes and old favourites were on the calendar for the final day of the Great Yorkshire Show today. The day saw the culmination of the sheepdog trials in the main ring, with the Young Handler prize going to Scotland’s competitor, 16-year-old Tyler Mckinlay from Biggar and her dog, Mel. She said competing in the […]

Supreme Winners Steal the Show

Animals took centre stage at the Great Yorkshire Show today, with a host of Supreme Championship winners and the ever-popular Ripon Select Foods Cock O’ the North show jumping competition. There were some special visitors from the Sheffield-based Roshni Asian Women’s Resource Centre, who saw the goats being judged, and an appearance on the new […]

Awards and Accolades at Great Yorkshire Show

The breadth and depth of rural life was on display at the sell-out Great Yorkshire Show today with the finest examples of cheese, pigeons, and goats taking centre stage for their own championships. Spectators were treated to the second day of the first ever sheepdog trials at the Show, with competitors demonstrating their skills in […]

Soldier with Bright Future Recognised

A soldier who has embodied grit and determination over the past 12 months has been named as Best Soldier with an award at the Great Yorkshire Show. The Best Soldier Award is made annually to member of the Yorkshire Regiment, with a presentation in the Main Ring. This year’s honours go to Private Joe Kelsall, […]

Woodland Winner at Great Yorkshire Show

A North Yorkshire woodland scheme has won the prestigious forestry trophy at the Great Yorkshire Show. The John Boddy Award celebrates and rewards excellence in forestry creation, design and management in Yorkshire, with a different theme each year and this year focuses on woodland creation. The 2022 title has been won by Broughton Sanctuary near […]

Seven Students Recognised at Great Yorkshire Show

Seven students beginning their futures in land-based careers were being honoured at the Great Yorkshire Show after being chosen as the region’s finest. The annual Best Agricultural Student Awards are presented to students from seven colleges and universities across the region: Askham Bryan, Bishop Burton, Craven, Myerscroft and East Durham Colleges, as well as the […]

942 Years’ Service Recognised

Twenty-three people who have clocked up an outstanding total of 942 years’ service to agriculture were recognised at the Great Yorkshire Show. The Long Service Awards honour those who have dedicated their working lives to farming in the region. They must have worked for the same employer for a minimum of 35 years and the […]

Conservation and Environmental Trophy

The contribution of farmers across the north of England to conservation and environmental improvement was recognised today when the Yorkshire Agricultural Society’s prestigious Tye Trophy award was presented. Now in its thirteenth year, the award covers farms in six regions of the north of England, with a regional winner from each and one overall trophy […]

Fantastic First Day at the Great Yorkshire Show

A Royal visit, two World Cattle Congresses, the first ever sheepdog trials in the Main Ring and a brand-new GYS Stage were just a few of the highlights when the sell-out 2022 Great Yorkshire Show opened its doors today. The Princess Royal visited the Food Hall, cheese show and farming charities as well as the […]

Innovation Award for Calving Detection System

A calving detection system won the top award for innovation at the Great Yorkshire Show today. The BoviAid Calving Detection System, developed by Edward and Catriona Penty of Aldborough over the last eight years, was one of a host of new products vying for the White Rose What’s Next innovation award. The system incorporates sensors […]

Volunteers Recognised

Volunteer stewards and supporters were recognised for their outstanding contribution and service to the Yorkshire Agricultural Society when they are presented with a special award by YAS President Elect Simon Theakston. The prestigious annual awards are designed to thank the recipients for their professionalism and their important roles in ensuring the high standards of the […]

Lifetime Achievement Recognised

The outstanding contribution made by a farmer to the farming and rural community in Yorkshire for many years was recognised today. Derek Lamplough, who farms in East Yorkshire, was presented with the lifetime achievement award by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society and the Royal Agriculture Benevolent Institution (RABI) award. Derek has a real passion for farming […]

Final Preparations for Great Yorkshire Show

The final preparations for the sell-out Great Yorkshire Show were under way today as thousands of animals arrived at the Harrogate showground, ready for an action-packed four days. Singer Lizzie Jones and TV presenter Christine Talbot warmed up ahead of the gates opening tomorrow as they are part of the team preparing to entertain 140,000 […]

Great Yorkshire Show Kicks Off Harrogate Town AFC Season

The Great Yorkshire Show kicks off Harrogate Town AFC’ s season as the club play their first pre-season friendly against Sheffield Wednesday just days before the 163rd Show. Harrogate Town AFC players Josh Falkingham and Will Smith led a Beef Shorthorn bull through the Main Ring as the two iconic Harrogate institutions celebrate joining forces […]

Tickets Selling Out Fast for Show Breaking Entry Records

Tickets are selling fast for next week’s Great Yorkshire Show which is celebrating some record numbers of competitors. The Showground is already at full capacity for the Wednesday, with high demand for the remaining days. Show Director Charles Mills said: “We have capacity for 140,000 visitors across the four days and there are no ticket […]

Feast of Fun for Foodies at Show

Foodies are in for a fabulous spread at the Great Yorkshire Show when the winner of MasterChef 2022 Eddie Scott and Yorkshire Shepherdess Amanda Owen line up with a host of well-known regional chefs to cook up some of the region’s finest produce. The Great Yorkshire Food Theatre will feature more than 20 chefs, including […]

Lesson from the Best for Young Shearers

Young sheep handlers who help with the shearing classes at the Great Yorkshire Show will have a unique opportunity to learn from a world champion at this year’s event. Matt Smith took the World Nine Hour shearing record in 2016 and will be at the Show on the final day, Friday 15 July, to share […]

Yorkshire Artist Creates First Ever Mural for Great Yorkshire Show

A Yorkshire artist who’s created murals across the district, has painted a stunning masterpiece to welcome visitors to the brand new GYS Stage. The colourful mural captures the very best of the Great Yorkshire Show beautifully blending agriculture and countryside. Artist Sam Porter from Mural Minded, is from a fine art, sculpture printmaking and graffiti […]

South Asian Women to Visit Great Yorkshire Show

A group of Sheffield women born in Pakistan and Bangladesh will be broadening their knowledge of English rural life when they visit the Great Yorkshire Show for the first time. The women are part of the Roshni Sheffield Asian Women’s Resource Centre and their visit has been organised by Maxwell A. Ayamba, Founder and Managing […]

Poultry Classes Cancelled at this Year’s Great Yorkshire Show

The Great Yorkshire Show organisers have taken the difficult decision to cancel poultry classes at this year’s event due to ongoing government restrictions to prevent the spread of bird flu. Organisers have been working closely with the Animal & Plant Health Agency (APHA) in the hope that the current ban on bird gatherings would be […]

Cattle Breeders From Across the World Head to Show

Cattle farmers from all over the world will be heading to the Great Yorkshire Show in 2022 when it becomes the only agricultural event in the UK to be part of a ten-day world congress tour. The show has been chosen to host the delegations of farmers from Europe, Australia, America and Canada as they […]

Keeping it in the Family for Cheese Classes

It will be a bittersweet moment for the new Chief Cheese Steward when the doors open for the return of the classes at this year’s Show. Caroline Bell is stepping into the place of her mother, Judy, who died in March. Judy was a dynamic and passionate Chair and Chief Steward of the Cheese and […]

Princess Royal to Visit 163rd Show

The Great Yorkshire Show organisers are delighted to announce that Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal will be a special guest at the 163rd show in July. The Princess Royal has visited the show a number of times, most recently in 2014 and in 2018. As Patron of the Beef Shorthorn Cattle Society and of […]

The Countdown is on to the Great Yorkshire Show 2022

Plans are underway for the Great Yorkshire Show 2022 with some brand-new shows and classes as well as some old favourites. For the first time ever, there will be Sheep Dog Trials taking place twice a day in the Main Ring with competitors from UK’s four home nations taking part – England, Scotland Wales & […]

Full Celebrity Line Up Revealed for Great Yorkshire Show 2022

TV host Matt Baker MBE, Yorkshire Shepherdess Amanda Owen and Peter Wright of The Yorkshire Vet, will all be on the Great Yorkshire Show Stage this year. Television presenter Christine Talbot will be hosting a chat show on the new GYS Stage, being sponsored by Daniel Thwaites, on all four days of this year’s Show. […]

JB Gill to Take Centre Stage at Great Yorkshire Show

Popstar turned farmer JB Gill from the boy band JLS has been announced to appear on the new GYS stage at the Great Yorkshire Show. JB will appear on Wednesday July 13 when he will appear twice on the stage which has been sponsored by Daniel Thwaites, as part of a chat show style section […]

New CEO for Yorkshire Agricultural Society Announced

Allister Nixon, the Chief Operating Officer at Castle Howard Estate Limited, has been announced as the new Chief Executive to replace Nigel Pulling. Nigel is retiring from the Yorkshire Agricultural Society after over 20 years’ service at the end of March 2022. Allister is a chartered accountant and a highly experienced, successful and well-regarded business […]

Farming Celebrities Take Centre Stage at Great Yorkshire Show

Big-name farming stars will be part of a brand-new section of the Great Yorkshire Show as the GYS Stage sponsored by Daniel Thwaites, is unveiled for the first time ever. Adam Henson is the first celebrity to be announced as he takes to the stage on Tuesday July 12 and meets fans afterwards in a […]

Exciting Changes for the Great Yorkshire Show

The Yorkshire Agricultural Society is delighted to announce that the Great Yorkshire Show will now become a four-day event. A raft of changes were implemented at this year’s show due to Covid 19 regulations. Some of these were very successful so after consulting with members, visitors, livestock and trade exhibitors, it has been decided to […]

Fantastic Finale for 2021’s Great Yorkshire Show

Stunning sunshine and the crowning of supreme champions brought the Great Yorkshire Show 2021 to a close when it entered a fourth day for the first time in history. There was fierce competition in the judging rings with winners crowned for Best Pig in Show, Supreme Beef, Supreme In-Hand equine, Supreme Sheep and Blythewood Beef […]

Best of Yorkshire on Show for Royal Visitors

The best of Yorkshire’s rural economy and farming heritage was on display when HRH The Prince of Wales and HRH The Duchess of Cornwall visited the Great Yorkshire Show today. The Prince, who is the Patron of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society, and the Duchess were welcomed to the Harrogate showground by Show Director Charles Mills […]

Love in the Air at the Great Yorkshire Show

Thousands of spectators cheered a heart-warming moment in the Main Ring of the Great Yorkshire Show when Ben Atkinson proposed to his girlfriend Georgie Jackson. The young couple from near Goole in East Yorkshire, who are both stunt riders with star act Atkinson Action Horses, agreed to tie the knot in front of a delighted […]

Sun Shines Down on First Day of Much-Anticipated Show

The first day of the much-anticipated Great Yorkshire Show got underway today with enthusiastic competitors enjoying their first outing of the year. It is a smaller capacity than normal with 26,000 a day, all tickets have now sold out. Organisers have worked with North Yorkshire County Council Public Health and Harrogate Borough Council to organise […]

2021 Great Yorkshire Show Ready to Welcome Visitors

The world’s biggest combine harvester took centre stage today as the 2021 Great Yorkshire Show got ready to open its gates for the first day of the much-anticipated event. TV presenter Anita Rani got a sneak preview of the most technologically advanced combine harvester in the world which is making its debut at the show, […]

Society Strengthens Support for Armed Services

The Yorkshire Agricultural Society has strengthened its support for United Kingdom military personnel and their families by signing the Armed Forces Covenant. The Covenant guarantees that the Society will endeavour to uphold the key principles that no member of the Armed Forces Community should face disadvantage in the provision of public and commercial services compared […]

Countdown To 2021’s Great Yorkshire Show

The countdown is on to this year’s Great Yorkshire Show which has been further adapted to meet Covid-safe guidelines from the Government. Show organisers have been working closely with North Yorkshire County Council Public Health and Harrogate Borough Council to ensure the event can meet strict criteria to go ahead safely. Following the rise in […]

Evocative Spotlight On Enduring Role of Rural Women

A powerful portrait of the role women play in modern rural businesses is being showcased by the Women In Farming Network at the Great Yorkshire Show. The Network is supported by registered charity the Yorkshire Agricultural Society (YAS), organisers of the Great Yorkshire Show. It provides support for and seeks to inspire rural women across […]

World’s Largest Combine Harvester To Debut At The Great Yorkshire Show

The largest and most technologically advanced combine harvester in the world makes its debut at the Great Yorkshire Show next month. The state-of-the-art machine, will be one of the star attractions at the show, which runs from Tuesday July 13 to Friday July 16 at the famous Harrogate Showground. The John Deere X9 1100 combine […]

Great Yorkshire Show To Celebrate Life-Changing Work Of RDA

Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) will feature for the first time at this year’s Great Yorkshire Show. With demonstrations of the inspirational activities supported by the charity, including show jumping, dressage and ‘Countryside Challenge’, visitors will see first-hand the life-changing impact of RDA on disabled people of all ages. Riders and horses from eight […]

Rural Voice To Government Strengthened

A group which gives Yorkshire’s rural businesses and communities an important voice into Westminster has been bolstered by the addition of four new members. Following an application period for prospective candidates, the Yorkshire Food, Farming and Rural Network (YFFRN) is delighted to announce a new cohort of members who will bring vast experience and knowledge […]

World Champs Heading To 2021’s Great Yorkshire Show

World champions will be heading to this year’s Great Yorkshire Show to showcase their skills across a range of sections. World, European and British Casting champion Hywel Morgan, who is one of the best-known fly anglers in the UK, will be at the show for the first time, demo-ing in the Countryside Pursuits arena Meanwhile […]

Family Firm Celebrates 125th Show

A family business now in its fourth generation will be celebrating a special anniversary this year with its 125th appearance at the show. Gill’s Leeming Bar was founded in Danby by current proprietor Michael Blanchard’s great-grandfather, John Henry Gill, moving to Leeming Bar when he took over Mattison’s foundry there in 1912. Mr Blanchard believes […]

Hub Offers Support For Farmers At Great Yorkshire Show

Dedicated charities offering practical, emotional and financial support to farming families have created a one-stop Farming Help Hub at this year’s Great Yorkshire Show. Providing a convenient call-in point on the Showground in Harrogate during all four days of England’s premier agricultural show, the Hub makes it easy to drop by and chat with people […]

Bill Bows Out After More Than Six Decades At The Show

This year’s show will be the final appearance for one man with two unique links to the event. Bill Carney has been a keen visitor to the show for decades, both in his role as a former showjumper and as a pigeon judge, but now in his mid eighties has decided to make the 2021 […]

Extra Day Planned For Great Yorkshire Show

The Great Yorkshire Show will take place over four days for the first time in its history if the event is able to go ahead as planned this summer. Following last month’s announcement that the Show would return this year if it is safe to do so, its organisers the Yorkshire Agricultural Society (YAS) can […]

Roadmap Boost For Great Yorkshire Show

Plans are underway for the Great Yorkshire Show to be held this year following the announcement of the Government’s roadmap out of coronavirus restrictions. Registered charity the Yorkshire Agricultural Society (YAS), which organises England’s premier showcase of farming, food and the countryside, can confirm that it is planning for the Great Yorkshire Show to be […]

Main Ring Performers Announced for the 162nd Great Yorkshire Show

Planning is underway for the 162nd Great Yorkshire Show with TV stunt performers Atkinson Action Horses announced as the Main Ring attraction. The East Yorkshire-based troop will wow crowds at the Show which will be held from Tuesday 14 to Thursday 16 July, 2020. The TV stunt horses made their debut at the Great Yorkshire […]

Near Record Attendance for 161st Show

This year’s Great Yorkshire Show was one of the biggest in its 161-year history after 135,095 visitors poured through the gates over the three days. The figures are just behind the record set in 2006 when 135,111 attended. There were also record-breaking entries across some of the sections, including cattle classes with 1,247 entries across […]

Celebrating Agricultural Excellence Throughout Day Two of the Great Yorkshire Show

CELEBRATING AGRICULTURAL EXCELLENCE THROUGHOUT DAY TWO OF THE GREAT YORKSHIRE SHOW A host of awards to celebrate farming excellence were presented throughout day two of the Great Yorkshire Show while livestock took centre stage in the judging rings. Exhilarating displays wowed crowds in the Main Ring with the RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team dropping in […]

Fantastic First Day of Great Yorkshire Show

Thousands flocked to the first day of the Great Yorkshire Show – the biggest showcase in England for food, farming and the countryside. The first major livestock championship of the Show, the Supreme Beef, was won by a two-year-old Simmental bull, Heathbrow Important, owned by David Sapseed of Hitchin in Hertfordshire, while Reserve went to […]

Gearing Up for the Great Yorkshire Show Tomorrow

Preparations were underway today for the 161st Great Yorkshire Show when a host of stars took to the Harrogate showground ahead of the opening day tomorrow. Red Shepherdess Hannah Jackson who will be a special guest in the new Gen Z area to promote agricultural careers to teenagers, took to the sheep section where entries […]

Record Number of Entries this Year’s Great Yorkshire Show

Organisers of this year’s Great Yorkshire Show have revealed that overall entries for the three-day event are record breaking. The total number of entries across all 21 sections of the show are at 12,913, compared to the last record set in 2014 which was 12,847. Sections that are celebrating a record number of entries this […]

Couple Fly from Australia to Steward at Great Yorkshire Show

Stewarding team Mike and Victoria Hudson will be flying in from Australia to take up their places at this year’s Great Yorkshire Show. The couple, who met through Young Farmers and celebrate their fourth wedding anniversary on July 11, both come from Yorkshire farming families and have been involved with the Great Yorkshire Show since […]

What’s Next for Farming?

Farmers are never slow to embrace new technology and the latest developments in the agricultural sector will be battling it out in the White Rose What’s Next innovation award at the Great Yorkshire Show. This is the fifth year that the award will recognise research and development projects designed to make farming easier and more […]

Members of the Windrush Generation Head to the Great Yorkshire Show for the First Time

A group of women, some of whom are from the Windrush generation, will have an opportunity to reconnect with their farming roots when they visit the Great Yorkshire Show for the first time. With some of the group originally coming from farming communities in the Caribbean, the women, all aged between 50 and 80-years-old, are […]

HRH The Duke of York, KG to visit 161st Show

The Duke of York will visit the 161st Great Yorkshire Show. His Royal Highness will visit the Show on Thursday 11 July, meeting officials, competitors and exhibitors at England’s premier agricultural show on the Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate. The Duke of York last visited the Great Yorkshire Show in 2002 and will be hosted by […]

Two-Part Series Spotlighting Great Yorkshire Show to be Screened

For the first time in its 161-year history, a two-part series dedicated to the Great Yorkshire Show is set to be filmed. The Great Yorkshire Show Show will be presented by Anita Rani and Jules Hudson with special guests Julian Norton and Peter Wright from The Yorkshire Vet. Leeds-based Daisybeck Studios, the production company behind […]

New Look Fashion Show for 2019

NEW LOOK FASHION SHOW FOR 2019 The Great Yorkshire Show’s Fashion section is set to get a makeover this year with a brand new presenter, new home and entrance, opening into the heart of the Showground. The GYS Fashion Show, which has been part of the three-day-event for over 20 years, will be next door […]

Red Shepherdess to Make Debut at the Great Yorkshire Show

TV’s Red Shepherdess Hannah Jackson is set to make her debut at the Great Yorkshire Show this year. The 26-year-old who starred in Channel 4’s reality show SAS: Who Dares Wins, will open the Discovery Zone’s new area Gen Z which will educate teenagers about agricultural careers. Hannah will take to the Kuoni Catwalk as […]

Woodland Creation Under Spotlight for Forestry Award at Great Yorkshire Show

Celebrating new and recently established woodlands is the focus of this year’s John Boddy Award at the Great Yorkshire Show. Entries are now open for the annual award which is presented by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society in partnership with the Forestry Commission and Royal Forestry Society. The award looks at different aspects of forestry each […]

Tickets on Sale Now for the 161st Great Yorkshire Show

A flavour of this year’s Great Yorkshire Show came to a farm near Bradford today as tickets for the county’s iconic event officially went on sale. Tickets are available from today for the 161st Great Yorkshire Show which showcases the best of British farming, food and the countryside as well as first class entertainment. Launching […]

Champions Officially Open New Changing Facilities at the Yorkshire Event Centre

Paralympic World Champion Hannah Cockroft MBE DL and European Champion Nathan Maguire today opened a new changing facility for disabled children and adults at the Yorkshire Event Centre. The facility will make the Showground more accessible during events being held at the Yorkshire Event Centre including the Great Yorkshire Show. World champion Hannah who’s from […]

Main Ring Performers Announced for the 161st Great Yorkshire Show

Motorbike stunt riding team The Bolddog Lings will take centre stage at the Great Yorkshire Show in 2019 as organisers plan a host of exciting performances. The 161st Great Yorkshire Show will take place on Tuesday July 9 to Thursday July 11 in Harrogate, celebrating the best of British farming, food and agriculture. Over 130,000 […]

Photographer Launches Limited Edition Book to Celebrate 160 Great Yorkshire Shows

A YORKSHIRE Photographer has published a limited edition book to commemorate the 160th Great Yorkshire Show in July. The 160th Great Yorkshire Show: A Photographer’s View includes a Foreword by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal who visited the Show and a Preface by His Grace The Duke of Devonshire who launched the Craven Heifer […]

Craven Heifer Sculpture Comes Home

A life size steel sculpture of the Craven Heifer which toured the county to promote the 160th Great Yorkshire Show has taken up permanent residence on the Showground. Weighing more than half a tonne and standing at 6ft tall, the magnificent galvanised steel sculpture now stands near the entrance to Fodder and the Great Yorkshire […]

Thrilling Finale to the 160th Great Yorkshire Show

More than 134,000 visitors flocked to the 160th Great Yorkshire Show, which organisers have hailed one of the best ever. Fantastic competitions, stunning sunshine, a Royal visit and a wedding combined to make this year’s Show a special one with 134,421 visitors attending over the three days, compared to last year’s figures of 133,542. There […]

Cheese lovers at the Great Yorkshire Show raised over £6000 to help the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

An auction at the Cheese and Dairy Section of the show raised a whopping £6,403.25 which was handed over to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance outside the Yorkshire Event Centre today. The auction is held every year on the last day of the Great Yorkshire Show giving visitors the chance to bid for a round of […]

Royal Seal of Approval for 160th Great Yorkshire Show

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal was a very special guest on the second day of the 160th Great Yorkshire Show. Show Director Charles Mills took Her Royal Highness on a tour of the Show after being presented with a White Rose button hole by seven-year-old Adele Zebrauskaite. She watched showjumping in the Main Ring […]

Magnificient First Day of the Great Yorkshire Show

Lizzie Jones making history, celebrities on the Kuoni Catwalk and a fabulous wedding made for a hugely successful first day of the 160th Great Yorkshire Show. Sporting Soprano Lizzie performed twice to crowds in the Main Ring before taking to the Kuoni Catwalk with a host of celebrities for a fashion show special. Lizzie, from […]

Gearing Up for a Fantastic 160th Great Yorkshire Show

Sporting Soprano Lizzie Jones met some of the finest animals in the country as she took to the Great Yorkshire Showground ahead of her debut tomorrow. Lizzie, from Halifax, was at the Showground to see some of the animals and prepare for tomorrow’s performance. Lizzie met Canuf Harold a two-year-old Simmental bull which is bred […]

Renowned Angler Marina Gibson Daily Demos at Great Yorkshire Show

A packed programme in the Vet-Spec Country Pursuits Arena at the 160th Great Yorkshire Show features fishing high on the agenda with appearances by renowned angler Marina Gibson. Leyburn-based Marina is a qualified 1st4sport Level 2 instructor and fishes all over the world. She is a freelance writer for fishing and hunting magazines, hosts trips […]

Into the Future For Milking

The latest in robotic milking can be seen in action for the first time in the UK at the Great Yorkshire Show in July. The Lely Astronaut A5 marks a new milestone in robotic milking, with cow comfort at the heart of its design, and will be unveiled in the live milking parlour at the […]

Three National Cattle Championships Line Up for Show

England’s leading showcase for beef cattle this year hosts no fewer than three national breed championships. New for the 160th Great Yorkshire Show is the British Simmental Cattle Society’s English National Show. The show will also host the British Charolais Cattle Society’s national championship, held at the Harrogate showground for the first time last year. […]

Record Sheep Entries as Exhibitors Flock to Anniversary Show

The Great Yorkshire Show has underlined its position as England’s premier agricultural event with record entries for sheep for the 160th show. The Show, which runs from Tuesday 10 – Thursday 12 July, has attracted 2,503 sheep entries. The cattle section is at capacity with a total of 1,186 entries and a waiting list again […]

AGRICULTURAL INNOVATION ON SHOW

The latest in technology for the agricultural sector will be battling it out in the White Rose What’s Next innovation award at the Great Yorkshire Show next month. The award, now in its fourth year, covers new products developed for farming. This year’s entries include two different cattle crushes, one a mobile handling system designed […]

Tractor Win for Farmers with One of Show’s Oldest Exhibitors

Farmers at the Great Yorkshire Show will have the chance to win a tractor for a year thanks to a North Yorkshire family firm that has been linked to the show for generations. The Russell Group of Malton is offering visiting farmers the opportunity to enter a draw for the use of a New Holland […]

Lizzie Jones Set to Make History at 160th Great Yorkshire Show

Lizzie Jones is set to make history when she becomes the first singer to perform in the Main Ring at the 160th Great Yorkshire Show in July. Dressed by Yorkshire designer James Steward, Lizzie will perform twice a day in the heart of the showground before thousands of visitors. The talented soprano will sing with […]

Turning Back the Clock

The Great Yorkshire Show will celebrate its 160th anniversary this year and it’s marking the occasion in style by recreating what people would have worn to the very first show in 1838. The Great Yorkshire Show was first held at the Barrack Yard of the 5th Dragoons at Fulford near York. In the following years […]

Steel Sculpture Visits Our Cow Molly Farm Show to Celebrate 160th Great Yorkshire Show

A magnificent galvanised steel sculpture of the Craven Heifer spent today [Sunday 10th June] at Our Cow Molly farm shop in Sheffield for the final stop of its region-wide tour to celebrate the 160th Great Yorkshire Show this summer. Weighing more than half a tonne and standing at 6ft tall, the GYSheifer towered over crowds […]

Celebrating History & Tradition

Two unique historical projects will celebrate the Great Yorkshire Show’s 160th anniversary at this year’s event. The Yorkshire Film Archive and Washburn Heritage Centre have both created special displays to let visitors to the show on Tuesday 10 to Thursday 12 July see both farming down the years and earlier Great Yorkshire Shows. In a […]

Steel Sculpture Visits Wold Top Brewery to Celebrate 160th Great Yorkshire Show

A magnificent galvanised steel sculpture of the Craven Heifer spent today [Saturday 2nd June] at Wold Top Brewery in Driffield as part of its region-wide tour to celebrate the 160th Great Yorkshire Show this summer. Weighing more than half a tonne and standing at 6ft tall, the GYSheifer towered over visitors at the brewery’s annual […]

Steel Sculpture Visits Yummy Yorkshire in Huddersfield to Celebrate 160th Great Yorkshire Show

A magnificent galvanised steel sculpture of the Craven Heifer spent today [Thursday 31st May] at Yummy Yorkshire in Huddersfield as part of its region-wide tour to celebrate the 160th Great Yorkshire Show this summer. The family-run dairy farm, located in the heart of the Pennine Yorkshire countryside, hosted a special fun-filled family day to celebrate […]

Steel Sculpture Visits Malton Food Lovers Festival to Celebrate 160th Great Yorkshire Show

A magnificent galvanised steel sculpture of the Craven Heifer spent today [Saturday 26 May] towering over thousands of visitors on Newgate on the first day of the Malton Food Lovers Festival, as part of its region-wide tour to celebrate the 160th Great Yorkshire Show this summer. Malton played a significant role in the history of […]

Swapping the Countryside for the Catwalk

Countryfile presenter Anita Rani is to take to the catwalk at this year’s Great Yorkshire Show, swapping her wellies for something a little more stylish. Bradford-born Anita, who has also fronted Watchdog, This Morning and was a huge hit on Strictly Come Dancing, will be one of the celebrities in the fashion show which will […]

PRINCESS ROYAL TO VISIT 160TH SHOW

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal will be a special guest at the 160th Great Yorkshire Show. Her Royal Highness will visit on Wednesday 11 July, meeting officials, competitors and exhibitors at England’s premier agricultural show at the Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate. The farming and countryside showcase is expected to welcome around 130,000 visitors over […]

GYSHEIFER ON THE MOOOOVE FOR HALF TERM

The GYSheifer is heading out for half term when she’s out on the moooove across Yorkshire. The GYSheifer is a magnificent galvanised steel sculpture of the Craven Heifer which has been created to celebrate the 160thGreat Yorkshire Show. The public is encouraged to post their selfies with #GYSheifer on Twitter during each of the next […]

Apple Blossom Time for 160th Show

Apple blossom from the Great Yorkshire Showground will give a unique flavour to a special limited edition gin being created to mark the show’s 160th anniversary. Masons Gin in Bedale is creating the new gin from blossom collected from the showground’s own trees, with around 100 bottles available to buy at the show. Cathy Mason, […]

NEW LIMITED EDITION CLOTHING LAUNCHED TO CELEBRATE 160 SHOWS

New limited edition clothing has been launched to celebrate 160 Great Yorkshire Shows. Show director Charles Mills and family were the first to wear the new and exclusive range at their home farm in Appleton Roebuck. Now on sale in Fodder and online, the collection includes a range of ladies and gents rugby tops, T-shirts, […]

STEEL SCULPTURE VISITS YORKSHIRE SCULPTURE PARK TO CELEBRATE 160TH GREAT YORKSHIRE SHOW

A magnificent galvanised steel sculpture of the Craven Heifer spent today [Friday 13 April] with some of the most iconic sculptures in the world at Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) to celebrate the 160thGreat Yorkshire Show this summer. Show organisers the Yorkshire Agricultural Society commissioned renowned Whitby-based sculptor Emma Stothard to recreate the Craven Heifer who […]

STEEL SCULPTURE LAUNCHED TO CELEBRATE 160TH GREAT YORKSHIRE SHOW

A magnificent galvanised steel sculpture of the Craven Heifer has been unveiled today, to celebrate the 160th Great Yorkshire Show this summer. Show organisers the Yorkshire Agricultural Society commissioned renowned Whitby-based sculptor Emma Stothard to recreate the Craven Heifer who became a national phenomenon in the 1800s. People would pay to see the heifer who […]

160th Great Yorkshire Show in 2018

The 160th Great Yorkshire Show will take place in Harrogate in 2018, celebrating the very best of farming, food and the countryside. Over 130,000 visitors and 8,500 animals flock to the Great Yorkshire Showground every year for the three day show, making it one of the biggest in the UK. Get ready to welcome equestrian […]

Thrilling Finale for Great Yorkshire Show

A marriage proposal, a prestigious show jumping competition and the formal hand over to the new President of the Great Yorkshire Show, rounded off the final day of an exciting show. As the 2017 event drew to a close Lord Middleton handed over the traditional Shepherd’s Crook held by the Show President to incoming President […]

Show’s Big Wheel Setting for Proposal

A marriage proposal excited visitors to the Great Yorkshire Show today when a plane flew over the showground asking for a hand in marriage. Keighley army veteran Luke Davison proposed to girlfriend Ashley Addy at the top of the big wheel as a plane flew over with a banner said “Ashley Addy will you marry […]

Supreme Champion’s Crowned in the Main Arena

Thousands of visitors flocked to the second day of the Great Yorkshire Show which saw a visit from a Cabinet Minister and young competitors take centre stage. More than 20,000 cars filled the car parks across the showground – a record for the second day of the show. Secretary of State for Environment, Food and […]

An Action Packed First Day at the Great Yorkshire Show

An action packed first day launched this year’s Great Yorkshire Show with winners crowned and celebrities taking to the GYS catwalk. Some of the biggest titles of the day were decided in the Cattle rings with two national breed society shows naming their champions and the best of the best battling it out for the […]

Great Yorkshire Show Gets Ready to Roll

Catwalk queens met Charolais cattle, rare tractors rolled into town and a leading sculptor put the finishing touches to her life-size horse…. it can only mean one thing! The Great Yorkshire Show is set to get under way tomorrow as the showground prepares to welcome more than 130,000 visitors over the next three days. Director […]

Two Metre Golden Horse Sculpture Heads to Showground

A ‘Golden Horse’ which stands more than 2m high will be turning heads at this year’s Great Yorkshire Show. But it won’t be the animal’s speed or grace in the Main Ring that will be attracting the crowds – the horse in question had been painstakingly created by Yorkshire sculptor Emma Stothard using more than […]

New Trophy Launched in Memory of Young Farmer

The Michael Spink Memorial Perpetual Trophy has been launched by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society in honour of a local young farmer. Mr Spink was a 24-year-old dairy farmer from Knaresborough who died in an accident in New Zealand in January. He was a member of Knaresborough Young Farmers who raised over £8,000 in his memory […]

New Olympic Standard Facilities Tested Ahead of Show

Olympic show jumping legend Graham Fletcher and son took to the showground today to put brand new facilities to the test ahead of the Great Yorkshire Show. Oliver Fletcher, aged 14, rode horse Dahar over fences on the new collecting ring surface which has had a £70,000 revamp, bringing it up to international standard. Dad […]

New YAS Tweed Jackets Launched for Ladies

Stunning new ladies Yorkshire Agricultural Society (YAS) jackets are now on sale due to popular demand. Following the runaway success of the men’s tailored YAS jacket last year, the Society has been inundated with requests for a female version. Tailors and long-time Great Yorkshire Show supporters, Brook Taverner have created two new designs, a fitted, […]

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