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.
N.G.O Education Trust
Learn all about the role of the gamekeeper in conservation and habitat management.
Lincolnshire Dormouse Group
Lots of information all about dormice in Lincolnshire and example dormouse box and nests - there'll even be colouring-in sheets to take home with you!
Lincolnshire Wolds Countryside Service
Learn all about the Lincolnshire Wolds AONB and countryside service - including walks, events and more!
Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project
Mini bug exploration! Come and try some table-top stream dipping for some of the watery bugs that live in Lincolnshire's rare chalk streams, then have a go at identifying them under a microscope.
Educational demonstrations about land drainage
Western Power Distribution
Circuit sets for children to have a go at, including laser ball to show how electricity jumps. There will also be some educational demonstrations and a safety competition for you to take part in!
Investigate the world of water by playing interactive games and discovering how to be water efficient
Plant identification and seed planting with head gardener Nicky Greenwood
Girlguiding Lincs North and Lincs South
Find out more about guiding and how to become a Girl Guide!
Andrew's Hedgehog Hospital
Discover lots of fun and interesting hedgehog facts and say hello to our hedgehog!
Alford Wildlife Watch
Explore our Wildlife Watch stand, we encourage outdoor fun, environmental awareness and love and interest of the natural world.
Lincolnshire Young Farmers' Club
Discover how to join this energetic rural youth organisation.
Sir Richard Sutton Ltd
Get creative on the Sutton Estates stand and find out how we look after our farm
A fun interactive stand to let children get hands on with LIVES equipment and understand the work they do
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 art of walking stick making, using pieces of antler and the old timber from Lincoln Cathedral
Marble Art Originals Ltd
Watch the marbling demonstration including printing on fabric, wood and paper
Learn all about the art of corn dolly making and have a go yourself!
Natural World Centre
Have a go at making felt animal masks that you might find along the reserve at Whisby Nature Park!
RSPB Lincoln Local Group
Take part in lots of different activities including making bird feeders
Lincolnshire Rural Support Network
Come and have a go at lots of fun farmyard crafts
Lincolnshire Beekeepers Association
Discover all there is to know about beekeeping and have a go at rolling your own candle
Take the grown-ups to buy some locally-sourced treats to enjoy at home - the Indoor Food Market is located in the Epic Centre.
A selection of tasty macaroons, meringues and tray-bakes.
Farm Free Range Pork Ltd
Free range pork, sausage, bacon, pork pies and haslet
F.W Read & Sons Ltd
Lincolnshire Poacher cheese, artisan cheese and butter
Eggs and egg cup sets for children
Luxury handmade fudge that blends premium ingredients with the finest Belgian chocolate to deliver a new taste experience
Old Elephant Fudge
Handmade fudge in a variety of different flavours
Step into the Epic Centre to make, bake and taste lots of different types of wonderful Lincolnshire produce!
Lots of information and samples of bakings made with rapeseed oil.
Farm Free Range Pork Ltd
Learn how to make your very own pork pies.. yum!
Ladies in Pigs
Come and have a go at making a sausage roll, promoting British Red Tractor quality pork
Cote Hill Cheese
Discover the story of cheese and have a go at making your own cheese using milk and lemon juice
Come and get hands-on with fresh, free range eggs, including weighing and sorting
A.W Curtis Bakers & Butchers
Have a go at sausage making and decorate a farm themed biscuit
All of your favourite, friendly farmyard animals (big and small!) are waiting to meet you in the agricultural sheds!
Fur and Feather
Come and say hello to some poultry, waterfowl, rabbits and cavies!
L.J Fairburn & Son
Explore the world of the chicken, including cookery demonstrations using eggs, egg decorating and meet some chickens and baby chicks!
Rand Farm Park
Meet a selection of friendly animals from the farm
White Post Farm
Meet and greet some of the White Post Farm animals and enjoy craft making!
Rare Breeds Survival Trust
Come and meet our rare breeds, have a go at spinning and weaving wool
SA & VJ Elwess
Meet a cow and calf from our pedigree herd of Herefords
R.V Winter & Sons
Explore the story of milk and meet our dairy cow
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!
Relax in the Home-Start tent, including an area for feeding young children
Lincolnshire Area of the United Retriever Club
See for yourself how the gun-dogs are trained and all of the amazing things they can do!
Scunthorpe Amalgamated Anglers
Learn basic fishing skills - or just catch your first fish!
Have a go at leaf and bark rubbings and investigate different patterns
The Man from Skidby
Watch the wood carving demonstration and see their creations come to life!
RSPB Working for Wildlife
Aldabra Giant Tortoises UK
Come along and meet our Aldabra Giant Tortoises!
Lincolnshire Small-Bore Rifle Association
Air rifle target shooting
Derek Tindall Birds of Prey
Meet beautiful birds of prey
Cancer Research UK
Take part in our fun activities and discover more about the Race for Life events
Girlguiding Lincs North and Lincs South
Join in with lots of fun traditional playground games
National Farmers Union Discovery Barn
Explore the NFU's Discovery Barn - packed full of fun and information for all the family. Come and join us and find out how you can back British Farming
Discover all about sheep and wool in our fun live stage show, including dancing sheep and a shearing demonstration
Tractor and Trailer Rides
Explore the Lincolnshire Showground. Our guides will talk you through some interesting facts about Lincolnshire farming.
Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust
Find out about the work of the trust
Tailwagger Club Dog Display Team
Come and watch the dogs performing musical displays featuing Alfie Bone and the Boneyard Choir!
East Lincs Basset Hounds
Come along and meet our friendly pack of English Bassets from the east of England
Grimme UK Ltd
Marvel at the amazing machinery used on Lincolnshire's potato farms
Learn about our wonderful Lincolnshire heritage from times gone by
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!
See the iconic John Deere tractors and learn all about tractors!
Peacock and Binnington
Come and see the impressive Massey Ferguson Tractor
Househam Sprayers Ltd
Come and look at the self-propelled crop sprayer on display from Househam Sprayers