New Forest Show to donate all revenue from child ticket sales to The Samantha and Florence Bailey Bursary

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The New Forest and Hampshire County Show is donating all proceeds from child ticket sales at the 2019 Show to the Samantha and Florence Bailey Bursary. The bursary was established in 2018 in memory of Samantha Bailey and her unborn daughter Florence both of whom passed away unexpectedly in January 2018. Samantha had been heavily involved with the Cattle Section of the New Forest Show for many years. The 2019 New Forest Show is taking place on 30th, 31st July and 1st August 2019 at New Park, Brockenhurst. Tickets are available to purchase online now from the New Forest Show website.

Sam was a young farmer and estate agent living in Tiptoe, Sway. Following in the footsteps of her grandparents and mother she led a wonderful life breeding and showing the Sandlea herd of Charolais cattle. At just 34 years of age Sam tragically fell ill on 16th January 2018 and died eight days after losing their daughter Florence late in the pregnancy. Sam was also a longstanding member of the New Forest Show’s Cattle Committee. The New Forest Agricultural Show Society set up a bursary in their memory.

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The Samantha and Florence Bailey Bursary aims to support young people in agricultural education, with two main aims:

• Fund students attending agricultural college, allowing them to begin a career in agriculture.

• Pay for applicants to attend short courses that will benefit their career in agriculture

The bursary is supported and administered by The New Forest Agricultural Show Society. The amount of subsidy provided will depend on the money raised throughout the year.

All children aged 5-15 can enter the 2019 New Forest Show for just £1. Children aged 4 and under can enter for free. All adult and senior tickets purchased online via the New Forest Show website before 23rd July will receive a 15% advance ticket discount. New Forest Show tickets are also available to purchase in person at three locations: Pot Pourri in Brockenhurst, Christchurch Information Centre and Ringwood Town Council.

Tickets for the New Forest and Hampshire County Show are available to buy online now from the New Forest Show website. All adult and senior tickets purchased online before 23rd July will receive a 15% advance ticket discount https://www.newforestshow.co.uk/tickets/

More information about the Samantha and Florence Bailey bursary including ways to donate can be found on the New Forest Show website https://www.newforestshow.co.uk/samantha-and-florence-bailey/