Saturday, 15 August 2020

Actress to be president

A NEW chairman and president are set to be appointed by the Henley & District Agricultural Association. Andrew Ingram will stand down ...

 

Horses stampede to new-look show

Horses stampede to new-look show

HORSE show entries at the Henley Farm & Country Show increased by 25 per cent on the previous year’s total. Organisers said changes ...

 

Sun shines on Henley Farm and Country Show

Sun shines on Henley Farm and Country Show

SUNNY weather and a change of name ensured a successful year for Henley Farm and Country Show. Thousands of spectators headed to ...

 

Sheep and field dogs

THE Sheep Show is a fun and educational live show of sheep breeds and shearing. It is set on the back of a 40ft stage trailer where ...

 

Hunt on parade

THE Kimblewick Hunt covers parts of six counties, including Oxfordshire. It was formed in 2002 by the amalgamation of the Vale of ...

 

Where food comes from

THE popular food and farming marquee will be back at this year’s show. It provides a unique opportunity for both young and old to ...

 

County’s only agricultural show

TOWARDS the end of the 19th century it was the fashion for landowners and their tenants to create their own agricultural societies. ...

 

Under-16s enter free

HENLEY Farm & Country Show is organised by the Henley and District Agricultural Association and held at the Henley Showground in ...

 

Ploughing match on the move

THE Henley & District Agricultural Association’s 128th annual ploughing match will take place at Church Lane, Ipsden, on Sunday, ...

 

Why we love chickens

Why we love chickens

CHICKENS are domestic or farm birds with a life span of 10 to 15 years. The male is larger and more brightly coloured than the female. ...

 

Look out for some lovely livestock

Look out for some lovely livestock

A VARIETY of cattle breeds will be on display at the show. There will be Hereford, Aberdeen Angus, Sussex and Belted Galloway ...

 

The giants of Indian Ocean are back too

The giants of Indian Ocean are back too

GIANT tortoises which made their debut at last year’s show are back. The Aldabra giant tortoise (Aldabrachelys gigantea) comes from ...

 

New dedicated fun fair area

A DESIGNATED fun fair area has been added to the attactions at this year’s Henley Farm & Country Show. This will feature a carousel, ...

 

Big chipper and forest friends

Big chipper and forest friends

A WORKING forestry machinery display will be one of the main attractions at this year’s Henley Farm & Country Show. This will take ...

 

Perfect day for ploughing whether by modern tractor or old horse

Perfect day for ploughing whether by modern tractor or old horse

DOZENS of competitors took part in the 127th annual Henley ploughing match on Sunday. Hundreds of people attended the event, which is ...

 

Farmer and show man dies at 83

Farmer and show man dies at 83

A FARMER who worked in Remenham for almost 60 years has died. Donald Dawes, who ran Woodside Farm in Remenham, passed away at the ...

 

Welcome to the 127th Henley Show

Welcome to the 127th Henley Show

IN 1937 my father and mother set off from Dorset looking for a farm. They eventually ran out of petrol at White Pond Farm and rented ...

 

‘The best one-day agricultural show in the country’

TOWARDS the end of the 19th century it was the fashion for landowners and their tenants to create their own agricultural societies. ...

 

Wood is theme of food and farming marquee

THE Henley Show will once again play host to the hugely popular food and farming marquee. It provides a unique opportunity for both ...

 

Under-16s enter free

THE Henley Show is organised by the Henley and District Agricultural Association and held at the Henley Showground in Hambleden, off ...