Take a look at the local companies we work with to make Countryside Lincs such a fantastic day out..
Take a peek into the life of the experts in this interactive zone and try your hand at some of their jobs yourself! You'll find the Explore It Zone and lots of things to see, learn and do in the Exhibition Hall.
A fun interactive stand to let children get hands on with LIVES equipment and understand what work we do in the community
Explore the mini-digger and take part in games to learn all about land drainage in Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project
Enjoy a minibug exploration! Discover what watery bugs live in Lincolnshire's rare chalk streams
Andrews Hedgehog Hospital
Discover lots of interesting hedgehog facts and say hello to our hedgehog
Come and plant a seed, then watch it grow at home
Lincolnshire Dormouse Group
Learn all about the reintroduction of dormice in Lincolnshire
Girl Guiding Lincolnshire North
Find out more about guiding
Test your knowledge about water through our million litre drop game and discover more about being water efficient and avoiding blocked pipes
Stouton Estates Ltd
A fun opportunity to handle red deer antlers and hands on activites learning all about deer
Lincs Wold Countryside Service
Discover the outstanding natural beauty of the Lincolnshire Wolds
Sir Richard Sutton Ltd
Get creative on the Sutton Estates stand and find out how we look after our farm
GRIMME UK Ltd
Come and marvel at the farm machinery models
Alford Wildlife Watch
Explore our Wildlife Watch stand. We encourage outdoor fun, environmental awareness and love and interest of the Natural World
Lincolnshire Rivers Trust
Discover how you can use water more efficiently at home to help reduce flooding. Enjoy a range of activities related to rivers and water use.
Andrew's Farm Trips
Gather insights into farmer Andrew's farm at Claxby Grange as he explains how crops are grown
Get crafty with lots of different creative activities all related to food, farming and the countryside including a variety of different rural skills and traditions. Take a trip over to the Exhibition Hall to get hands-on with some educational activities from our exhibitors.
Discover the skill of willow weaving and have a go at making your own willow art
Learn all about the traditional art of corn dolly making and have a go yourself
RSPB Lincoln Local Group
Take part in lots of different activities including making bird feeders
Lincolnshire Beekeepers Association
Discover all there is to know about beekeeping and have a go at rolling your own candle
Discover the art of fly tying
Natural World Centre
Try your hand at crafting some really wild masks with the team from the Natural World Centre, Whisby!
All of your favourite, friendly farmyard animals (big and small!) are waiting to meet you in the agricultural sheds!
Rare Breeds Survival Trust
Visit our livestock of sheep and goats and learn all about spinning and weaving wool
Rand Farm Park
Come along and meet a selection of our friendly animals including rabbit handling and bottle feeding activity
An exciting display of farmyard chickens, ducks, guinea pigs and rabbits to meet
SA & VJ Elwess
Come and see what we get up to on our farm where we raise pedigree Hereford cattle and meet Pumba our two year old bull
Come and say hello to our friendly British Blue
Wragby Lincoln Red Cattle
Visit the exciting exhibit of our very own Lincoln Red Cattle
Lincolnshire Buff Poultry Society
Learn all about birds
R V Winter and Sons
Explore the story of milk and meet our dairy cow
Lincoln Longwool Sheep Breeders Association
Come and say hello to our lovely Lincoln Longwool sheep and try your hand at spinning
Try some country sports, see amazing birds of prey and get friendly with the raving reptiles. The Countryside Zone is all outdoors, so make sure to wrap up warm and bring your wellies!
Wild in Country Ferret Racing
Watch ferret racing!
Become a nature detective and carry out a number of fun activities along with understanding the importance of the Trust
Aldabra Giant Tortoises
Come along and meet our Aldabra giant tortoises!
The Man from Skidby
Watch the wood carving demonstration and see their creations come to life
The Wildlife Trusts
Gather advice on wildlife gardening and find out more about the great work of the Trusts
BASC (The British Association for Shooting and Conservation)
An opportunity to taste the highest quality free range venison burgers and to learn about game meat. Find out why eating venison is good for you and the ecological management of our woodlands
Brigg Muttley Crew
Come and watch the flyball demonstrations with the Brigg Muttley Crew
GRIMME UK Limited
Marvel at the amazing machinery used on Lincolnshire's potato farms to understand the Potato Story
Lincolnshire Small-Bore Rifle Association
A great opportunity to have a go at target shooting
Derek Tindall Birds of Prey
Come and meet the beautiful birds of prey with the opportunity to hold and take photographs.
East Lincs Basset Hounds
Meet the active and friendly pack of English Bassets from the East of England.
Lincolnshire Police Dog Section
Watch drugs search dog Archie do a demonstration
Lincolnshire Rural Support Network
Come and say hello to LRSN and friends and find out what they do to help Lincolnshire's farming and rural families. There'll be fun activities and a new friend to meet and have a selfie taken too!
The Sheep Roadshow
Back by popular demand, the Sheep Show team are on hand to entertain and educate all things about sheep! You’ll learn about different breeds of sheep, watch a shearing demonstration and learn more about the journey of wool from sheep to jumper. The grand finale is not to be missed as music plays and the sheep show off their dance moves!
NFU East Midlands
Come and explore the NFU Discovery Barn - play games and practice your tractor driving skills on our tractor simulator!
A great opportunity to have a go at archery
Be amazed at the different shapes and sizes of farm machinery, including vintage and brand new tractors and combine harvesters. Little ones can even have a go on our tractor obstacle course!
Marvel in the opportunity to explore various agricultural machinery
Househam Sprayers Ltd
Come and look at the self-propelled crop sprayer on display from Househam Sprayers
Visit our stand to see the iconic brand of John Deere
Peacock & Binnington
Come and visit our stand - we are one of the premier agricultural machinery dealers in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire.
Try your hand at sports in the brand new Sports Zone
Lincolnshire County Cricket
Join in on our fun play sessions of All Stars Cricket activities
Have a go on our adventure bike course
Human Table Football
Work as a team to try and score as many goals as possible in our human table football game.
Lincoln City Foundation
Get active with the Lincoln City Foundation, from speed shot inflatable football to other interactive games and so much more.
Learn all about Lincolnshire's rich heritage
Ken Hughes Stonemasons
View intrecate stone carving demonstrations along with a chance to have a go yourself
Look back over the years through Workhouse storytelling and find out more about this great National Trust site
Cameron Huggins Blacksmith
Come and see live forging demonstrations by our traditional blacksmith, shaping hot metal using anvil, hammer and tongs
Shedtime Handcrafted Leatherwork
Engage in historical leatherwork demonstrations and have a go at leatherwork stamping
Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire
Delving into the heritage of Lincolnshire, we will be showcasing our current projects and running various engaging activities
Visit our Cathedral Play House and help decorate the inside with a simple plant and flower activity
Whisker Hills Pottery
Visit this exciting stand to see live pottery demonstrations and have a go at decorating pottery items
Heckington Windmill Trust
Come and explore how windmills use natural power to create our food
Step into the Epic Centre to make, bake and taste lots of different types of wonderful Lincolnshire produce!
Ladies in Pigs
Come and have a go at making quick, versatile and healthy recipes using British red tractor prok and bacon
Come and explore how jam is made
Redhill Farm Free Range Pork
Have a go at making your own mini pork pie with farmer and producer Terry Tomlinson
Cote Hill Cheese
Discover the story of cheese and have a go at making your own cheese using milk and lemon juice
L J Fairburn & Son Ltd
Experience live cookery demonstrations
Old Elephant Fudge
Explore making your own mallowpops with marvellous toppings
Children will be able to get up close with Lincolnshire free-range eggs fresh from the farm, and have a go at weighing and sorting them into the correct sizes.
Alfred Enderby Traditional Fish Smokers
Fresh off the press is the new Alfred Enderby catering boat to explore!
Take the grown-ups to buy some locally-sourced treats to enjoy at home - the Indoor Food Market is located in the Epic Centre.
Mr Huda's - Surma Secret Spices Ltd
Authentic curry paste
Old Elephant Fudge
Quality homemade fudge, many flavours, mallowpops, dairy free fudge, cables, tablet
Redhill Farm Free Range Pork Ltd
Fresh free range pork, sausages, bacon, ham, pork pies, haslet and sausage rolls
The Chuckling Cheese Company
Cheese, chutney, crackers & cheesy gifts
Multi award winning pies
D & H Homebakes
Traybakes and tarts
Chilli sauces and chilli easter eggs
Fresh, free range eggs and childrens egg cups
Sweet & savoury pies, suet puddings, s/rolls, pasties and cakes
The Lincolnshire Drizzle Company
Rapeseed oil based salad dressings, marinades and freeform pestos
Gourmet marshmallow retail packs and gift sets, giant take-away s'mores, marshmallow cake bars, marshmallow donuts
Explore a great selection of indoor and outdoor stalls selling a variety of products!
Childrens country clothing and toys
Delicious home-made cakes
Charity Link - Guide Dogs
Fundraisers will invite people to become donors for their sponsor a puppy campaign
Jack Straws Baskets
Basket ware for sale!
Little Farming Folk
Country clothing made in Great Britain, from tweed jackets, capes, flat caps, farm print t-shirts and tops
Autism support group
Promoting RSPB's Giving Nature a Home campaign and membership
Andrew Fletcher Photography
Selections of children's books
Dotty Birds Button-it
Handmade activity for all ages
Jane Haigh Country Art
Greeting cards and art!
Green Plover Books
Local interest books on Lincolnshire landscape and countryside, high quality hardbacks