A grant of £7,600 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund has been awarded to the Fair to contribute towards staging a WW1 commemoration. The funds allowed the event to commemorate the role of the county in raising a yeomanry (and paying tribute to those who lost their lives in the conflict) while telling the story of the impact of the First World War on the rural community. Read more about our Lottery Funding.
Action in the ring included infantry manoeuvres and skill at arms, cavalry 'movement by fours' including mounted skill at arms and a replica Mk IV tank.
Terrier Racing, Working Gun Dogs, Inter Hunt Relay race, Scurry Racing and the Parade of the Soth Hereforshire Foxhounds and The Rodss Harriers and with over 100 Trade Stands, the Shopping Marquee and the fabulous Food Hall, the Fair offers a great shopping experience.
After many successful years David Probert is stepping down from the Country Fair and we are looking for his replacement.
The post will be advertised in Hereford Times of 13 August.
A brief Job Description can be viewed or downloaded here.
Applications should be submitted by email to the HCF Committee as detailed in the job description by no later than 24 September 2015.
See the full results for 2015.
Community First Fund
In 2013 the Country Fair elected to put surplus income into the Herefordshire Community Foundation, which is a Government-sponsored fund that distributes money to charitable causes in the county. Read more about what we do for local causes.