CRT Village Show Explore the CRT Village Showground! #CRTVillageShow We had to cancel all CRT farm open days due to lockdown, but we still wanted to find a different way to bring new and existing CRT Friends together and raise money for the charity! Support us by donating what you'd normally pay at a CRT Village Show: Click on the tents to go inside or scroll down At this time of year, our staff, farmers and volunteers would be on the road to see you in person at Farm Open Days and shows across the country. But lockdown has changed that this year. #CRTVillageShow All the fun of the show, from the safety of your home! Discover & Learn Online and at home activities to keep you and the children entertained and learning about the farming and nature! Education Manager Gerry Turner has been busy created these fun filled, curriculum-linked learning topics straight from the CRT classroom. We normally suggest a £1 contribution for our educational activities at events Donate Now Farmer Facts Our farmers are excellent! They have picked up their phones to show us their farms! These farmer diaries give you an insight into what a variety of different farmers get up to on a daily basis. Lark Rise Farm Show Week29th June - 5th July Pierrepont Farm Show Week13th July - 18th July Mayfields Farm Show Week3rd August - 9th August Wonderful Wildlife Dr Vince Lea, Head of Wildlife Monitoring has been keeping a diary of his lockdown sightings. Read this blog to find out what he has seen! Blackbirds, lapwing, water voles, butterfly, and so much more! Money raised by this campaign will go towards projects increasing the diversity of wildlife on our properties Donate Now We also have some wonderful wildlife activities including interactive puzzles in our discover and learn tent! Competition Time Get involved with the many competitions that are running over the 10 weeks of the CRT Village Show! We normally suggest a £5 per entry for our competitions This donation is not compulsory, but remember we're a charity! Donate Now Wild Photography 15th - 20th June Pet Pawtraits 6th - 11th July Rate my plate 20th - 25th July Grow it at home 10th - 15th August How much money the CRT Village Show has raised so far? We still need to raise awareness and raise funds to continue our vital work, but we also want to continue to bring people together and provide sparks of joy and happiness through the CRT Village Show. Click here to find out Support Rural Business CRT supports rural communities and businesses by restoring old and disused farming properties into centres of sustainable business. These artisan businesses would normally be selling their beautiful items at shows across the country. This year, we are supporting these businesses by promoting them online at our CRT Village Show. Support rural business See exclusive discounts below... Showground Farmer Facts Discover & Learn Wonderful Wildlife Blog Tractor Tour Support Rural Business Competitions Farmer facts Our farmers are excellent! Not only are they 'ploughing on' during these unprecedented times, many of our farmers have picked up their phones to show us their farms! Take a look through the CRT youtube 'Farmer's Diaries' playlist These videos are updated throughout the week so be sure to check in regularly or follow us on social media! Take a tractor tour of Lark Rise Farm: https://tinyurl.com/yc6bwan2 What machinery does Farmer Tim Scott use to cultivate, seed, roll and then harvest his crops on Lark Rise Farm? https://tinyurl.com/y6wak93g Pierrepont Farm has a robotic dairy machine that milks the free-range cows whenever they choose! The robots work 24/7, 365 days a year. Have a tour: https://tinyurl.com/y8x2bmc9 Click on the top-right icon to open the list of videos to watch! Farmer profiles These are the farmers you are most likely to see in our Farmer Diaries. Some of our other farmers may make guest appearances too! Tim Scott Tim is an arable farmer on Lark Rise Farm in Cambridgeshire. He is also a Spray Application expert and Herbicide Specialist courtesy of Syngenta Crop Protection. Tim’s habitat creation and conservation management won him an award for the highest density of grey partridge at the Redlist Revival ‘Life on Lands’ Awards. 29th June - 5th July Mike and Bev Clear Mike and Bev farm a incredible Jersey dairy herd on Pierrepont Farm in the heart of Surrey. It is from the farm we run the calf sponsorship program. With a very interesting farm of 'free-range' cows and milking robots, their videos are worth a watch. Their daughter Zoe Clear also works on the farm and often takes the rosette-winning heifers to shows across the country. 13th July- 18th July Gareth and Madeleine Boaz Hereford beef cattle and lamb farmers on Turnastone Court Farm in the beautiful 'Golden Valley' in Herefordshire. Gareth gave us lots of updates of cure newborns during the lambing season and very happy in the spring. Sarah Jenkins Farmer and Education Officer Sarah has an array of animals on her farm from the fluffy Bantam chickens and a mix of different sheep at Mayfields Farm. Sarah is also an award winning sheepdog instructor and trainer and teaches on her property in Norfolk. For the CRT Education programme she has recently installed a huge veg patch. 3rd August - 9th August We're a charity - support us by donating what you'd normally pay at a CRT Village Show!