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PRESIDENT ELECT ANNOUNCED

PRESIDENT ELECT ANNOUNCED

2018 President announced We are delighted to announce that Ted Allen has agreed to be nominated as President Elect for the year commencing March 2018. Mr Edward (Ted) J Allen Esq DL Edward (Ted) Allen was born at Butleigh in Somerset and after School...

Society welcome's New President

Society welcome's New President

Peter Barkwill, chief executive of a local quarry company, has been voted as the new president of the Mid-Somerset Show. Mr Barkwill, who has worked for the John Wainwright & Co Ltd since 1985, was voted in at the Mid-Somerset Agricultural Societyâ...

Hedgelaying Competition - a very successful day

Hedgelaying Competition - a very successful day

      We held our annual hedgelaying competition on Sunday 19th February at Wigmore Farm, Red Quar, Wells.  It was a hugely successful day with 23 competitors travelling from Devon and Dorset as well as all over Somerset.  8 competitors competed agai...

10% DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS

10% DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS

Last year's Membership Challenge was a great success and the Society has lots of new members.  Thank you to everyone who 'persuaded' a friend or family member to join. One of our new members is Jenny Brook.  Some of you may already know Jenny from visi...

Visit to Shepton Mallet Prison

Visit to Shepton Mallet Prison

On Wednesday 12th October a small group of Society members and sponsors were lucky enough to visit the now defunct Cornhill Prison in Shepton Mallet. The visit organised by our Hon Sec. Bill Bartlett with City and Country, the developers who now own the ...

Exciting time in prospect for the Heritage Tent

Exciting time in prospect for the Heritage Tent

Exciting time in prospect for the Heritage TentThe heritage tent looks set for a bumper year at this year's show with a great mix of local, country, rural and cider history.So far displays have been booked from organisations as diverse as North Somerset Y...

Local agricultural show announces new sponsor

Local agricultural show announces new sponsor

THE award-winning Mid-Somerset Show has announced Brothers Cider as its latest sponsor.The Shepton Mallet-based cider producers have become diamond sponsors of the popular one-day agricultural show.Following the local company’s contribution, the famous ...

Local showground hosts beacon in celebration of Queen's birthday

Local showground hosts beacon in celebration of Queen's birthday

Shepton Mallet set the sky alight to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday on Thursday 21st April.Local people were invited to the free beacon-lighting ceremony on the Mid-Somerset Showfield.The event was part of a chain of beacon lightings happening up and do...

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