A local agricultural show has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. The Mid-Somerset Show, held in Shepton Mallet, has been nominated for the Event Team of the Year in the National Outdoor Events Association (NOEA) annual awards.
Recognising the ‘movers and shakers’, the NOEA Awards celebrate those at the forefront in driving the event industry forward.
The Mid-Somerset Show is the largest free admission show in the UK and this year marked its 163rd event, becoming one of the highest profile and respected agricultural shows in the region.
Christine Barham, Show Secretary of the Mid-Somerset Agricultural Society, said:
“It’s an honour to have been shortlisted for such a significant award. A lot of hard work goes on to ensure the Mid-Somerset Show can happen every year, so this recognition is a testament to all of our committed team of volunteers.”
The awards will be presented at NOEA’s annual convention in The Pump Rooms in Bath on Thursday 26th November 2015.
The Mid-Somerset Show is the largest free admission show* in the UK, and one of the highest profile and respected agricultural shows in the South West.
The show is a fantastic family day out and offers a number of attractions – from dog shows and cheese tasting to livestock displays and craft stalls.
The Mid Somerset Show is also home to the South West Cheese Awards.
Next year’s show will take place on Sunday 21st August 2015.
*Car Parking charges of £10 per car apply