MINSTER FM AT THE GREAT YORKSHIRE SHOW 2013
with Askham Bryan College
This year it's the 155th Great Yorkshire Show – England’s premier agricultural show and an annual celebration of farming and rural life.
Tuesday 9th – Thursday 11th July 2013
Minster FM’s David Green and the Minster FM Street Team will be there live across the three day show with Askham Bryan College in their Giant Tepee, keeping you up to date with everything that happens across the 250 acre site!
We’ll be joining Asham Byran College for loads of fun that you can get involved in, including...
- Meet the animals
- The Grey Fergie Challenge - the chance to see the iconic 'Little Grey Fergie' tractor being built up from scratch, courtesy of the land-based engineering students who will be racing against the clock to put the famous tractor together. It was originally launched in 1946 by Harry Ferguson, and was one of the most successful tractor designs ever - still has a devoted following of enthusiasts.
- Floristry demonstrations
- Make a halter and put it on the calf
- A have a go 3m long Digital Scaelectrix
- Plant a sunflower - come along, plant a seed, for the chance to win a prize
- Guess the vegetables using your sense of smell, touch, taste
- Mini have a go dry stone walling
The College for Outdoor Education
Askham Bryan College are proud to be the fastest growing land based college in the country, thanks to thier range of existing courses, great teaching and fantastic facilities.
For starter courses to suit just about everyone, whether you are looking for an entry level starter course, an honours degree, work based learning or anything in between. Their residential campus is near York. They have centres at Bedale, Guisborough (courses up to degree level), Harrogate and Thirsk and also deliver animal management courses at Bradford, Middlesbrough, Scarborough and Wakefield. Their staff are the backbone of the College.
Their lecturers all have a vast knowledge of their subject areas and many have had considerable experience working in industry. The staff who work in supporting roles are also dedicated to helping students achieve their goals.
A very friendly college and there’s lots to do when you’re not studying. If you’re interested in studying with Askham Bryan College, you really do need to come and see for yourself. It could be your first step towards a new experience and a great career.
To find out more and book a place on the Taster Day, call 01904 772211 or go to www.askham-bryan.ac.uk.