THE VILLAGE GREEN
Visit our Village Green over the Show weekend to relax, take in new experiences, watch a little rugby or meet and cuddle some chickens!
Clarence Court Eggs
Our Headline Sponsors will have a fabulous interactive stand offering games such as an ostrich shy and egg & spoon race for the kids (and adults) to enjoy, as well as meeting some lovely chickens, hens and ducks. Eva Humphries of Wholefood Warrior will be performing cooking demos in the Cookery Theatre and will also be present on Clarence Court's stand to meet you all and provide some helpful eating tips and advice.
And Pippa Spence, an experienced food and prop stylist will also be on their stand and judging our Victoria Sponge class in the Flower & Wedding Marquee. Pip has worked all over the world in the past 10 years and has styled for many talented chefs, cookery writers and fantastic industry clients. Having worked full time for Jamie Oliver’s Food Team over 7 years helping produce all of his TV, book and client projects, Pip went freelance and has worked for the likes of Gennaro Contaldo, Caroline Eden, Prue and Peta Leith, Jack Monroe and BOSH.
Pip writes and styles for Clarence Court and is part of “Team Egg” and helps to create online recipe content, instagram images and a look book for Clarence Court and their beautiful eggs.
Pip also recently authored her first title under the ‘Posh’ series of recipe books. ‘Posh Tarts’ features simple and delicious tart recipes for all occasions from healthy breakfasts to weekend treats.
With demonstrations, displays and activities from local companies including AWE, Newbury College, ROC Technologies and Space Centre all based around STEM; Science, Tachnology, Engineering and Maths.
Taste of Japan
An island country in East Asia and with a population of 126 million, Japan is the World's 11th largest country and we're bringing a taste of what Japan has to offer to The Royal County of Berkshire Show!
Our brand new Taste of Japan Marquee, supplied by Caravatti Events, will have an array of wonderful specialties such as:
- Sushi tasters by Arigato Dining
- Bonsai trees for sale by Southampton Bonsai
- Japanese Tea by The Tea Makers
- Stunning bamboo bars will welcome you to the marquee, supplied by Bamboo Connections
- A huge pig made out of artificial grass, as 2019 is the Year of the Pig. Kindly supplied by Easigrass
- Akita dogs for visitors to stroke, take selfies with and speak with the breeder, Japanese Akita
If you’re a gin lover, then this brand new marquee will be right up your street! Sponsored by Caravatti Events, the Gin Marquee will be hosting the very first Artisan Gin Competition at The Royal County of Berkshire Show. Established judges, Paul Jackson, founder and editor of The Gin Guide and David Marklew, co-founder and owner of Newbury’s specialist craft beer, wines and spirits retailer, Inn at Home.
Rugby World Cup 2019
To coincide with our Taste of Japan tent, we will be showing live coverage of the Rugby World Cup on our new big screen. So park up with your picnics, blankets and refreshments and relax a little whilst watching the rugby!