The Liberty Sisters Serenade the Crowds at the County Show

Amongst the many attractions to be found at this year’s county show, few sounded as sweet as The Liberty Sisters. The trio of vocalists, Ruby, Rose and Dolly, took to the stage to sing to the crowds of the Garden & Crafts tent. The band performed a mix of vintage jazz, swing and contemporary songs... Continue Reading →


Elderflower Cordial Fresh From the Field 

The ShuteFruit stall is again present in the food and drink pavilion, and for this year’s show they’ve developed a unique twist. ShuteFruit’s farm, based at Bishopsteignton near Teignmouth, include an ultra-fresh ‘pick your own’ policy where customers can pick their ingredients and watch produce being made before purchase. For the 2017 Devon County Show,... Continue Reading →

Young Farmers Could Benefit in Long-Term from Brexit

There could be an adverse positive effect for young upcoming farmers following Brexit, according to Anthony Gibson. The former NFU regional director believes a reduction in the value of land could help new entrants to the farming industry. “Whatever happens, the majority of farmers will adapt eventually, but it will be made quite tough”, explains... Continue Reading →

2017 Cheese Competition Bigger Than Ever

The Devon County Show’s annual cheese awards have attracted a vast range of entries this year. The cheeses are judged mostly on flavour, as well as presentation and other credentials. Chief Steward of Dairy Produce, Sarah Hammett, is extremely grateful for the exceptional number of entries which have exceeded 180. “The 2017 competition has been... Continue Reading →

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