New Students Join Kent Rural Scholars

The Kent County Agricultural Society are delighted to welcome three new students to the Kent Rural Scholarship scheme 2021. The students, who will be starting further education in agricultural studies this year, will receive a scholarship bursary from the Society. The Society’s scholarship scheme has been running since 2016 and is designed to support Kent…

Vacancy: Grounds Person

Kent County Agricultural Society is looking for a Grounds Person to assist with the general care and maintenance of the Kent Showground and Kent Event Centre. Job Title: Grounds Person, Maintenance and Events Operative Reporting To: Facilities Team Leader Basis: Full Time Salary: £20,000 Working Hours: 40 Some evening and weekend work will be required…

2021 Statement

The Kent County Agricultural Society have been thrilled to have received so much support for our Kent County Show this year and we are receiving a number of enquiries, which is a true testament to the success of the show. After many conversations regarding the show plans, we have taken the decision to postpone the…

A discovery of trenches

The Kent Event Centre is home to the Kent County Agricultural Society as well as over 200 acres of land and we’ve recently made some interesting discoveries in Stockings Wood. What looks to be sections of First World War trenches have been found so we’ve teamed up with Andrew Robertshaw and his team to excavate…

Paying Tribute to the NHS

Earlier in April, our Society chairman put together a fitting tribute to thank the hard work of the NHS during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s how he did it. How big is the tribute?   It’s roughly 4.5 acres in all. That’s about the size of three football pitches. How long did it take you to…