The Association of Show and Agricultural Organisations annual conference

PUBLISHED: 09:51 01 December 2011 | UPDATED: 20:23 20 February 2013

HRH the Countess of Wessex with David Tite (Driffield A.S.)  Mike Harman (Herefordshire A.S.) and Anne-Marie Thomson (Royal Highland Show)

HRH the Countess of Wessex with David Tite (Driffield A.S.) Mike Harman (Herefordshire A.S.) and Anne-Marie Thomson (Royal Highland Show)

Sophie, Countess of Wessex, was the guest of honour at a countryside conference sponsored by Archant Life, parent company of Herefordshire & Wye Valley Life

Sophie, Countess of Wessex, was the guest of honour at a countryside conference sponsored by Archant Life, parent company ofHerefordshire & Wye Valley Life.


The event, at the Castle Green Hotel, Kendal in Westmorland, was a chance for agricultural show officials from across the country to exchange ideas on ways of maintaining and growing interest in these important rural events.


Speakers at The Association of Show and Agricultural Organisations included Robyn Bechelet, managing editor of Archant Life.


Photography by John Cocks

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