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Kendal Country Fest...end of May '10

Country Fest
Lane Farm, Crooklands, Milnthorpe, Cumbria LA7 7NH

Following a highly successful inaugural event, the Westmorland County Agricultural Society, organisers of the Westmorland County Show, will again stage Country Fest, to be held at the County Showfield, Crooklands on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 May, 2010.
Incorporating the former Westmorland Food Lovers Festival, Country Fest gives a real taste of the countryside, celebrating the quality and diversity of the superb independent food and drink producers and suppliers that abound in Cumbria and the North West.
Alongside a full programme of talks and demonstrations, visitors can also learn where their food comes from in the “Why Farming Matters” Zone, which will include a wide range of farm animals. An Eco Zone, Wedding Fayre, wide variety of trade stands along with a packed Demonstration Arena, wide ranging childrens’ activities and entertainment and lots of good music ensure a great day out for the whole family. Including:
• Food Festival
• Food Theatre – wide variety of cookery demonstrations throughout the event
• Music & Dance – wide variety of live music and dancing displays
• Beer Festival
• Grow Your Own – variety of stands & information
• Why Farming Matters – livestock, sheep shearing demonstrations & “Meet the Farmer”
• Pet’s Corner – handle and feed the animals, even milk a cow
• Children’s activities – circus workshop; Predator Experience; adrenaline zone; water activities
• Wedding Fayre
• Arena Demonstrations – including sheepdog handling, terrier racing, mountain bike displays etc
• Farrier Demonstrations
• Eco Zone
• Companion Dog Show
• Terrier Racing
• …………….. and lots more besides

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