Topical, relevant workshops offering understandable, practical presentations by experts and case study speakers, often followed by a good lunch! These are the hallmarks of Warwickshire Rural Hub events.

There have been more events and visits in the last 12 months than ever before and they fall into three categories: information, regulation and innovation. The latest survey responses from Members have told us that 96% feel the information provided by the Hub is both reliable and useful.

The last characteristic of our programme of events is that delegates are very reluctant to go home! The opportunity to network is a crucial component of our events and delegates certainly take the chance to do so. At evening meetings, this can lead to bleary-eyed Hub staff at 11.00 pm, but they recognise that well connected businesses are successful businesses.

Agricultural and Rural Events 

Including Warwickshire Rural Hub events

RABI Summer Garden Party

Day: Saturday
Event Date: 1 June 2019
Time: 6.00pm
Location: High Street, Henley in Arden
Sue and Brian Westmacott will be opening up their High Street home in Henley in Arden, Warwickshire on Saturday 1 June in order to hold a summer garden party in aid of RABI. The Royal Ag (... cont)

Tour of Centre for Diverse Farming

Day: Tuesday
Event Date: 4 June 2019
Location: Centre for Diverse Farming, Honeydale Farm, Shipton Under Wychwood, OX7 6BJ
The Arden Farm Wildlife Network has organised a tour of the Centre for Diverse Farming, Honeydale Farm in Shipton Under Wychwood to look at herbal leys and the grazing regime used on the fa (... cont)

Butterfly walk in Fenny Compton tunnels

Day: Thursday
Event Date: 6 June 2019
Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Location: Fenny Compton Tunnels
You are invited on a walk through Fenny Compton tunnels, led by Mike Slater of Butterfly Conservation Warwickshire, to hear all about how butterflies are an indicator of a healthy eco-syste (... cont)

Kenilworth Show

Day: Saturday
Event Date: 8 June 2019
Time: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Location: Car Park 1, Stoneleigh Park
Kenilworth Show returns to the Stoneleigh Park once again in 2019, this year taking place on Saturday 8 June. There is so much to see such as the Paul Hannam Quad Bike Display Team, The (... cont)

Tour of Hodnell Manor – winner of the Forsyth Lapwing Trophy for 2018

Day: Tuesday
Event Date: 25 June 2019
Time: 6.00pm
Location: Hodnell Manor, Ladbroke, CV47 2DD
Come and join us on a tour of Hodnell Manor to see why farmer Rebecca Sunang-Joret won the Forsyth Lapwing Trophy for 2018.  The trophy is awarded to the farmer in Warwickshire which, in th (... cont)

Presentation of the Forsyth Lapwing Trophy and Syngenta plot trials visit

Day: Monday
Event Date: 1 July 2019
Time: 6.00pm
Location: Chesterton Fields Farm, Chesterton, CV33 9JY
The winner of the Forsyth Lapwing Trophy for 2019 will be announced at the Syngenta plot trials visit and summer barbeque and all Rural Hub members are invited to attend. Sponsored by (... cont)

Moth evening and barbeque

Day: Friday
Event Date: 5 July 2019
Time: 7.30pm
Location: Abbey Farm, Wolvey, Hinkley, LE10 3HQ
Moths are a major part of our biodiversity and play vital roles in the ecosystem, affecting many other types of wildlife.  Both adult moths and their caterpillars are food for a wide variet (... cont)

Rural Crime Prevention afternoon

Day: Thursday
Event Date: 11 July 2019
Time: 2.00pm
Location: Stratford Livestock Market, Clifford Chambers, CV37 8LE
Rural crime is of great concern to all country dwellers with incidents of sheep rustling in Warwickshire at worrying levels and thefts from farms and other rural properties still evident. (... cont)

Ball Colegrave charity evening

Day: Wednesday
Event Date: 24 July 2019
Time: 4.00pm - 8.00pm
Location: Milton Road, West Adderbury, Banbury, OX17 3EY
Ball Colegrave (formerly Colegrave Seeds), is the UK’s leading wholesale distributor of seed and plants to commercial growers and local authorities.  They supply Bordon Hill Nursery in Stra (... cont)

Warwickshire Young Farmers’ Club events

Event Date: 31 December 2019
Location: Various locations throughout Warwickshire
Led by young people, for young people, Warwickshire Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs or WFYFC for short, is dedicated to members aged between 10 to 26. Young Farmers provides them with th (... cont)

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The Warwickshire Rural Hub CIC
c/o Pleasance Farm


Registration No: 7026157

Registered office: 23 West Bar Street, Banbury, OX16 9SA

Hub Chairman

Henry Lucas

Rural Hub Co-ordinator

Jane Hampson

Tel: 07780 159291

Warwickshire Rural Hub CIC Directors

Henry Lucas (Hub Chairman)
Graham Collier (Hub Deputy Chairman)
Paul Rice
Carrie Robbins
Alexandra Robinson
James Walton


Hub Steering Group Members

Luke Ryder, NFU
Mark Dickin, Ellacotts Accountants
Susan Schlee, S2M Marketing
Tom Newbery, Highfield Farm
Mark Meadows, Tithe Farm
Alexandra Robinson, Wright Hassall LLP
Bob Slater, Slater Farm Management Services
Chris Tallis, Tallis Amos Group
Jef Tuyn, Agricultural Consultant
Matt Willmott, King's Seeds
Jon Slee, Abbey Farm


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