Lincs: This year’s Lincolnshire Show will be raising funds for Macmillan Cancer Support

This year’s Lincolnshire Show will be helping raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support which has been chosen as Lincolnshire Agricultural Society’s charity of the year.

Thursday, 19th March 2015, 9:15 am
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As part of the partnership, Lincolnshire Showground has pledged its backing to help the charity by providing trade space at this year’s show on the 24th and 25th June.

Jayne Southall, CEO of the Lincolnshire Showground, said: “We are really pleased to support Macmillan as our chosen charity of the year.”

“Macmillan is a vital charity that supports thousands of people coping with cancer throughout Lincolnshire.”

“We look forward to welcoming Macmillan and volunteers to the showground and giving them pride of place among all of the exciting attractions coming to this year’s show.”

As well as showcasing how donations are spent locally through inspiring real life stories, Macmillan will be holding a V.I.P. drinks reception for special invited guests, hosted by Lady Halifax, president of the charity, during the show.

Macmillan health professionals will be on hand to answer questions, provide information and support anyone affected by cancer. There will also be an opportunity to meet local fundraising groups and committees.

The partnership will allow the charity promote its work at the many exciting attractions taking place at the showground throughout the year.

This year’s Lincolnshire Show is promising be the biggest and best yet with a variety of entertainment.

As well as the Macmillan stall, there will be food stalls, live cookery demonstrations, animal displays and plenty of children’s activities.

The Kangaroo Kid, a stuntman from Brisbane, will be rocking the Clydesdale Bank Main Ring with his quadbike antics by performing some of the most dangerous stunts possible.

For more information on The Lincolnshire Show and to buy tickets visit

If you’d like to support Macmillan in Lincolnshire, contact the Fundraising Support Centre on 0300 1000 200 between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.