Last week Sue from the Cleveland Show talked about the show’s history, and so we thought it was only fitting that we do a recap of this year’s show. For many of us on the Askham Bryan College at Stewart Park team, this was our first time holding a stall at the show and even the rain couldn’t dampen our spirits! Continue reading “The Cleveland Show Round Up!”
Cleveland Show is the biggest one day agricultural show in the north east and is held annually on the fourth Saturday in July in Stewart Park. It’s one of the only shows in the UK to be held in a public park but run by volunteers. Our latest show was last Saturday 22nd July when the Country Came to Town!
I was weeding a quiet corner of the walled garden and couldn’t help but be captivated by the intense activity of bees feverishly collecting their pollen, a race against time and season to create enough sustenance to eek over the winter. Next to this scene with a sense of quiet and stillness is a marker in a place to mark the resting place of Wanda, a fish cared for by Francine, originally bought by Nicky, friend and colleague. Now sadly Wanda has “journeyed over the big rainbow”.
Wanda’s Resting Place