The Lincolnshire Show is organised by the Lincolnshire Agricultural Society which was formed in 1869.
It's objectives we're set out by the Victorian founders as: "the furtherance, welfare and progress of the agricultural industry and all professions, trades and crafts connected there with".
Since 2005 organisers have also added the extra focus of sustainability and protection of our natural environment for the benefit of future generations.
Some interesting statistics about the show which is set out across a 200 acre site. It has:
- 10,000 square metres of marquees
- 20 miles of electrical cable
- 800 tables
- 3000 chairs
- 12,000 loo rolls
- 12,500 cars need to be parked each day by 200 stewards
- 8 miles of hedges to be trimmed
There are 11 rings, 1800 horses and pony entries, more than 1300 cattle, pigs, sheep and goats in the livestock entries and more than 600 trade stands selling everything from frying pans to the latest fashions.