LINCOLNSHIRE’S biggest annual event, the Lincolnshire Show, will be making its grand return this June. Hosted and organised by the Lincolnshire Agricultural Society (LAS), The Big Show will take place at the Lincolnshire Showground and is set to welcome more than 60,000 visitors across two days with a brand-new timetable of events.
Now in its 138th year, The Lincolnshire Show will take place on Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd June 2023, with tickets now on sale.
This year’s event will see the addition of new zones and breath-taking entertainment in the Main Ring as well as a range of favourite exhibitors and spectacular live demonstrations, with further details to be revealed over the coming weeks.
The Big Show 2023 is set to welcome more than 60,000 visitors, who can expect an action-packed two days, including competitions, delicious local produce in the Food Court, beautiful blooms, local art, and handmade crafts in the Lincolnshire Lifestyle Marquee.
Andrew Buckley, chairman at Lincolnshire Agricultural Society said: “We can’t wait to welcome visitors back to the Lincolnshire Show this year. We really want to encourage families, young people and individuals to come in and join in the fun. We offer an amazing array of exhibitors, live demonstrations and interactive displays that are loved by all.”
With excitement already mounting, this year also welcomes the new LAS president, HM Lord-Lieutenant, Toby Dennis.
Andrew continued: “A big welcome also to the new LAS president, HM Lord-Lieutenant, Toby Dennis. It’s great to have him on board for what is set to be another fantastic show. We are a great charity which aims to educate young people, families and individuals about food, farming and the countryside. All profits are used to fund educational work, supporting local children from around Lincolnshire.”
A popular favourite, the Schools’ Challenge, will also return to the Exo Centre this year, where local schools showcase their selected Schools’ Challenge entry. With ten challenges to choose from, the event aims to inspire young people to gain a better understanding of Lincolnshire’s rich agricultural history, its horticulture and land-based activities.
Returning this year will be The Lincolnshire Kitchen, where visitors will be able to take a seat and watch top chefs cook with local produce and create tasty treats.
Meanwhile, other highlights from the event will include immersive livestock and equine classes taking place across both days, and the chance to visit the Agricultural Line to see machinery from past to present.
Andrew continued: “This year is set to be our best and busiest yet, and we’re excited to welcome visitors once again. We have such a rich and diverse history of agriculture in Lincolnshire, and The Lincolnshire Show is always a fantastic opportunity to celebrate that.
“This year, we’ve worked hard to make it a show to remember, with some long-standing classics such as the Aviation Zone, but also a few new surprises too – watch this space for further exciting announcements.”
The Lincolnshire Show is organised by the Lincolnshire Agricultural Society, which is a registered charity.
To buy tickets to this year’s Lincolnshire Show, or to find out more about exhibiting or sponsorship opportunities, visit www.lincolnshireshow.co.uk