Category: Farm and rural life

Entries closing for Royal Bath & West Show

With less than 50 days to go until the Royal Bath & West Show, entries will soon be closing for competitions ranging from private driving and sheep shearing to bees and honey, cider and cheese. Continue reading

Award winning food at the Bath & West Show

Food and drink is a key part of the Royal Bath & West Show, with a tremendous showcase of top quality local suppliers, many of whom have their origins firmly within the farming community. Continue reading

Champion axemen display at the Royal Bath and West Show

Competition axing is one of the fastest growing rural sports across Europe – and visitors to the Royal Bath & West Show will be treated to displays by some of the best names in Britain. But while the discipline is a modern one, its origins date back to the stone age, as five-times British champion Mick Percival explains. Continue reading

Rule the World at the Bath & West Show

Couldn’t nab tickets for the sold out Take That show in Bristol? The Royal Bath & West Show has got the next best thing – the ultimate Take That tribute band endorsed by Gary Barlow himself! We caught up with Dan Maines – AKA Gary Barlow – to find out more. Continue reading

Adam Henson at the Bath & West Show

Television presenter Adam Henson will be visiting the Royal Bath & West Show on Thursday, 30 May – we catch up with him to find out why the Show holds a special place in his heart, and to get his thoughts on the future of farming. Continue reading

Q&A with Lee Musselwhite

Lee Musselwhite

Visitors to this year’s Royal Bath & West Show will be treated to an awe-inspiring demonstration of motorbike skills, complete with soaring no-hand tricks and death-defying backflips. We meet the man behind Xtreme FMX – British champion Lee Musselwhite. Continue reading

Celebrate the best of British cider at the Royal Bath & West Show

Lovers and makers of cider will flock to this year’s Royal Bath & West Show to take part in the British Cider Championships as the craft continues to produce a huge array of delicious delicacies. Continue reading