Rewind: The 132nd Lincolnshire Show – Day one

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Around 60,000 people are expected to attend the 132nd Lincolnshire Show, which takes place on Wednesday, June 22 and Thursday, June 23.

Over 600 traders are showcasing their products and talents during the show, some coming from distances as far as Australia.

Those attending the show can find out more information about the key events to look forward to, travel tips and maps on our Lincolnshire Show Superguide.

Visiting the 2016 show? Take part in the excitement on social media by using #LincsShow16.

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22nd June 2016 9:05am

Welcome to the Lincolnshire Show liveblog! We’ll be bringing you all the action from the Lincolnshire Showground throughout the two day event. 

Are you attending the show? Get involved on social media using #LincsShow2016

22nd June 2016 9:30am

An introduction from Jayne Southall, CEO of Lincolnshire Showground 

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The Lincolnite team reporting for you this morning: Aaron Renfree, Steve Smailes, Sarah Barker and Emily Norton

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Plenty of fun to be had already at the show.

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Mindefullness meditation to long wool sheep competitions. There really is something for everyone here. 

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Visiting the Lincolnshire Show today? Check out our guide for all the need-to-know information

22nd June 2016 9:58am

The sun is shining at the Lincolnshire Showground.

22nd June 2016 10:08am

The are over 600 businesses at the Lincolnshire Show. Many are holding special celebrations and there’s one in the crowd that’s been joined by a royal guest!

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The crowds are flooding in to the show ground now.

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If there was a prize for getting into the Lincolnshire spirit!

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Just as ordered, the show has so far been blessed with warm, dry weather.

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You can find critters of all shapes and sizes here! Luckily, these ones are behind a net. 

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The Lincoln Longwool sheep are stars in their own right at the show. 

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Check out today’s schedule:

The Main Ring

  • 8:20 AM – Scurry Driving Association
  • 9:25 AM – The Riseholme College A4 Open Show Jumping
  • 10:30 AM – Private Driving & Concours D’Elegance
  • 11:55 AM – The Riseholme College Midday Stakes Show Jumping
  • 1:00 PM – Broke FMX
  • 1:30 PM – Parade of Hounds
  • 2:00 PM – The Dancing Diggers
  • 3:15 PM – The Saul Fairholm Grand Parade of Livestock
  • 3:45 PM – The Riseholme College Heavy Horse Turnout – Pairs
  • 4:00 PM – Broke FMX
  • 4:30 PM – The Brown Butlin Parade & Judging of YFC Trailers
  • 5:10 PM – The Riseholme College Six Bar Competition

Countryside Ring

  • 10:00 AM – Brigg Mutely Crew Flyball Team
  • 10:30 AM – Chainsaw Sculptures
  • 11:00 AM – Lives Demonstration
  • 11:30AM – Dog and Duck Show
  • 12:00 PM – Leicester Tigers
  • 12:30 PM – Derek Tindall Falconry
  • 1:00 PM – Savage Skills
  • 1:30 PM – United Retrievers
  • 2:00 PM – Chainsaw Sculptures
  • 2:30 PM – Dog and Duck Show
  • 2:00 PM – Derek Tindall Falconry
  • 3:30 PM – Savage Skills
  • 4:00 PM – United Retrievers

Food Glorious Food

  • 10:00 AM – Marcus Wilkinson, Lincoln Minster School
  • 10:50 AM – Steve Bennett, The Lincolnshire Chef
  • 11:40 AM – Rachel Green
  • 12:30 PM – Simon Walker & Colm Gummoe, The Tower Hotel
  • 1:20 PM – Jane Tomlinson, Redhill Farm Free Range Pork
  • 2:10 PM – Steven Bennet, The Lincolnshire Chef
  • 3:00 PM – Pete Welbourne & Jack Reeves, Uncle Henry’s
  • 4:10 PM – Toby Hope, Hope Wines

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The Lincolnite is a proud sponsor of the Lincolnshire Show. Find our reporters around the showground today, and don’t forget to smile for our photographer!

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Key events take place in the main ring throughout the day.

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Show jumping is the current attraction in the main ring.

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Lincolnshire Show welcomes visitors of all ages.

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Blue skies and perfect weather today at the Lincolnshire Show.

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Lincolnshire’s own Lincoln Reds are mooving round the ring.

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There’s a stand for everyone…

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Keep an eye out for the sheep in the animal tent.

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Proud winners.

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There’s no better time to treat yourself.

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There’s something for everyone at the show this year.


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It’s never too early for a Pimms!

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A sight for saw eyes… Chainsaw sculpting in the Countryside ring.

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Many first time visitors to the show this year.

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Everyone clearly in need of a cool drink!

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Smiley faces in the food tent.

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Sheep sheering near the countryside ring. baarilliant!

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Emotional times at the show.

22nd June 2016 12:04pm

Visit Betsy, Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue’s old fire engine

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It’s all fun and games.

22nd June 2016 12:26pm

Grab some dinner at the food tent. There’s food for everyone… and it smells amazing!

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Masterchef semi finalist, Annie McKenzie is enjoying the Lincolnshire Show

22nd June 2016 1:12pm

Hear all about the fascinating WWI sculpture. Doesn’t it look realistic!

22nd June 2016 1:15pm

Where else would you find robots, cooking and poppy making classes in one place?

22nd June 2016 1:18pm

Lincolnshire Chef Steve Bennett hard at work.

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Packed out! 

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Not only us humans are having a great time here today, but the animals are having a bleating good time too. 

22nd June 2016 1:51pm

Are you in it to win it?

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Beautiful flowers grace the Lincolnshire Show! 

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There’s no horsing around here!

22nd June 2016 2:03pm

I wouldn’t mind a go on that helter skelter.

22nd June 2016 2:10pm

Want to test out your wings? 

22nd June 2016 2:18pm

Fancy working as an Air Ambulance Pilot?

22nd June 2016 2:21pm

Beehave with these puns!

22nd June 2016 2:21pm

They’re back! 

22nd June 2016 2:33pm

Duck and cover, let’s hope it doesn’t rain anytime soon.

22nd June 2016 2:35pm

Don’t chicken out with this hectic hairstyle! 

22nd June 2016 2:38pm

Now that’s a huge combine harvester,


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Remembering the injured soldiers of WWI,


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Lincolnshire Show’s chosen charity in full force looking for donations,

22nd June 2016 2:50pm

BROKE FMX wowing spectators with their daredevil stunts,

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Don’t forget to visit the Pentagon stall to enter their competition in aid of the KIDS charity. 

22nd June 2016 3:00pm

This year 5 and 6 children of Hibaldstone Academy enjoyed their time at the Lincolnshire Show

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Even our feathered friends are enjoying the show

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The Dancing Diggers are putting on a great show! 

22nd June 2016 3:33pm

Diggers, smoke and fireworks, what more could you want? 

22nd June 2016 5:21pm

That’s a wrap for the Lincolnshire Show liveblog. We’re returning for day two of the show tomorrow! For now check out our day one gallery here

Also watch our video of the highlights: