Herts County Show is the big attraction this weekend

Promoting the best of Hertfordshire at the county show this weekend

WITH the final plans now completed, the 124th County Show is all set to again celebrate and promote the Best of Hertfordshire this weekend.

Organisers say the aim of the show is for it to be the best value for money community event in the county.

Attractions this year include a spectacular dancing fork truck musical hoedown, the Rockwood Dog Display Team, poultry display marquee, Hertfordshire beekeepers, together with WI ladies and their cakes, and exciting free simulator rides.

There are also the Bolddog Motorcycle display, Devils Horsemen, eagle and vulture show, all-human circus, the Royal British Legion Band, plus an hilarious sheep show.

The show’s Hertfordshire primary schools competition has attracted interest from all over the county. Show visitors will be able to view all the winning entries in the Hertfordshire County Council marquee at the show.

Another focus at the show is the launch of the ‘three-mile open sandwich’ at the food and farming debate

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As always, the popular annual debate will ‘kick-off’ the show today (Friday) in the members’ marquee starting at 7pm with reception drinks followed by the debate, and then a complimentary hog roast for 300 attendees. This year, the respected and outspoken panel includes Clarissa Dickson Wright, the celebrity chef and author.

Show secretary Mike Harman said: “The support for the 2010 show has already exceeded our best expectations, and everything is in place for another great value event.

“We look forward to welcoming new and our regular show visitors to enjoy and celebrate the best, and largest, community event in the county.”

The show, at the County Showground in Redbourn, is on Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 5.30pm.

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