Archant Life countryside conference, Castle Green Hotel, Kendal, Westmorland

PUBLISHED: 17:45 23 December 2011 | UPDATED: 20:28 20 February 2013

The Countess arriving at the reception

The Countess arriving at the reception

Sophie, Countess of Wessex, was the guest of honour at a countryside conference sponsored by Archant Life Photography by John Cocks

Sophie, Countess of Wessex, was the guest of honour at a countryside conference sponsored by Archant Life

The event, at the Castle Green Hotel, Kendal in Westmorland, was a chance for agricultural show officials from across the country to exchange ideas on ways of maintaining and growing interest in these important rural events. Speakers at The Association of Show and Agricultural Organisations included Robyn Bechelet, managing editor of Achant Life.

Photography by John Cocks

The print version of this article appeared in the January 2012 issue of Lancashire Life

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