2016 Great Yorkshire Show

The annual Great Yorkshire Show now in its 158th year is the UK’s premier agricultural event and brings together agricultural displays, livestock events, farming demonstrations, food, dairy and produce stands as well as equestrian events to the thousands of visitors who attend the popular show over three days to celebrate the farming and agricultural community and their way of life.

Here’s a few pictures from the first day of the show this year…

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

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First day of the Great Yorkshire show

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First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

First day of the Great Yorkshire show

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Last Day – Great Yorkshire Show 2015

So after three days the Great Yorkshire Show  came to an end today. I went along and covered the first day (pictures can be seen here) and today and a few of the pictures I shot can be seen below…

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First day – Great Yorkshire Show 2015

England’s premier agricultural show opened it’s gates today for the start of three days of showcasing the best in British farming and the countryside.

The event, which attracts over 130,000 visitors each year displays the cream of the country’s livestock and offers numerous displays and events giving the opportunity for visitors to see many different countryside activities.

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Great Yorkshire Show 2014

Yesterday was the first day of the 2014 Great Yorkshire Show. The show is England’s premier agricultural event and is based on the 250-acre Great Yorkshire Showground near Harrogate. The Main Ring is the hub of the Show providing a setting for international show jumping and a world class cattle parade. The showground is filled with animals, country demonstrations, have-a-go activities and rural crafts with thousands of visitors expected to visit the show that runs over three days.

During the first day the Countess of Wessex visited the show and met livestock owners and held a Sea Eagle as she visited a number of the demonstrations.

The Great Yorkshire Show first came about in October 1837 when a group of leading agriculturalists, led by the third Earl Spencer, met at the Black Swan Hotel in Coney Street, York to discuss the future of the farming industry.

From this meeting a decision was made to form an organisation – the Yorkshire Agricultural Society – whose aims were to improve and develop agriculture and to hold an annual agricultural show of excellence. The Great Yorkshire Show remains the leading agricultural show in the country.

 

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The Great Yorkshire Show 2013

The Great Yorkshire Show is the UK’s premier agricultural event and brings together agricultural displays, livestock events, farming demonstrations, food, dairy and produce stands as well as equestrian events to thousands of visitors over three days.

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The Great Yorkshire Show

England’s premier agricultural show opened it’s gates today for what was supposed to be the start of three days of showcasing the best in British farming and the countryside. However due to heavy rain which caused chaos with the parking areas and the showground turning the normally grassed areas into a muddy quagmire the decision was made by organisers to cancel the show after just one day.

The event, which normally attracts over 130,000 visitors each year was the 154th show and displays the cream of the country’s livestock and offers numerous displays and events and gives the chance to see many different countryside activities.

 

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