LINCOLNSHIRE SHOW 2013: Latest news from the showground

Lincolnshire Show 2013 is underway
Lincolnshire Show 2013 is underway

The 129th Lincolnshire Show is underway and more than 60,000 visitors are expected during the course of today and tomorrow.

Our reporter Leanne Crawford has spent the opening morning at Lincolnshire Showground getting a flavour of this year’s event.

Thousands of people are here on a warm and bright morning at The Lincolnshire Show, the rain so far has held off.

Wragby School are back to defend their 2012 title in the School’s Challenge Arena, where pupils from across the county have gathered.

Lincolnshire’s very own celebrity chef Rachel Green has given a cookery demonstration to a packed marquee and the showground has become the focal point for businesses from near and far today.

I’ve already seen Tom Woods Beers from Melton Ross, Uncle Henry’s Farm Shop from Grayingham and Mountain’s Boston Sausage, which is proving popular.

Awards have also been presented to long serving farmers, with one Lincolnshire man receiving recognition for serving 65 years in the agricultural industry.

Check back to this website throughout Wednesday and Thursday’s Lincolnshire Show for more updates, photos and video.