The creator of hit podcasts The Butterfly Effect and Last Days Of August prepares to hit the road.
Organisers have confirmed that BBC Countryfile Live will take place at two locations this year, coming to the north of England for the first time.
The family-friendly weekend events will be returning to the spectacular grounds of Blenheim Palace, Woodstock and new for 2019, the event heads north to Castle Howard in York.
Both events take place in August 2019.
BBC Countryfile Live promises to combine the traditions of the UK’s best county fairs with the quality editorial of one of the BBC’s most beloved flagship programs.
Now in its third year, there’s a host of things to see and do at BBC Countryfile Live including live talks and debates, food tasting, cooking demonstrations, the Mitsubishi off-road driving experience, arts and crafts, farming demonstrations, hundreds of exhibitors, BBC Introducing will be hosting live music and so much more.
BBC Countryfile Live has attracted more than 250,000 visitors in its short history so far. Here’s a taste of what to expect from last year’s event:
Fun for all the family, BBC Countryfile Live gives viewers of the programme a chance to get the inside scoop on one of their favourite shows. The Countryfile Experience will give fans insight into what goes into making the programme, with Countryfile presenters including Matt Baker, Ellie Harrison, Tom Heap, Helen Skelton, John Craven, Anita Rani and Adam Henson.
A host of celebrities will be in attendance at the events including Ray Mears, Jeremy Paxman, JB Gill and Victoria Pendleton CBE.
Countryfile is a much loved BBC institution. The weekly show, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary, attracts more than 5 million viewers each week, focussing on the countryside and regional farming.
BBC Countryfile Live takes place over two weekends in August 2019.
Here are the dates:
1 – 4 August 2019 – Blenheim Palace, Woodstock
15 – 18 August 2019 – Castle Howard, York
Tickets for Countryfile Live are available now through Ticketmaster.co.uk