Confirmed Speakers At The Rural Entrepreneur Show

  • Michael Eavis

    Worthy Farm & Glastonbury Festival

    The farm and the festival - how they work together

  • Geoff Sansome

    Natural England

    Win, win. Managing environmental assets in the farm business.

  • Doug Gurr


    Unlocking rural UK’s digital potential. It’s still Day One.

  • David Hawke

    Alnwick Castle

    Building Sustainable Growth in Heritage Attractions

  • Her Grace, The Duchess of Rutland

    Belvoir Castle

    Capability Brown and Belvoir: Discovering a lost landscape

  • David Boyle & Jared Bowers

    Kelburn Castle and Country Centre

    Utilising Art and Nature to Support a Rural Estate

  • Colin Evans

    National Farm Attractions Network (NFAN)

    Top tips for running a successful farm attraction’

  • Tom Amery

    The Wasabi Company/The Watercress Company

    Wasabi – From Project to Plate

  • Dan De Baerdemaecker

    British Deer Farms and Parks Association

    The management of deer within farms and parks

  • Paul Williamson and Chris Nichols

    Hillside Brewery and GameShift

    Brewing up a difference – the Hillside inspiration

  • Iain Beaumont

    Powderham Castle

    Running festivals and live music events on your land

  • Tullis Matson

    Stallion AI Services / RBST Trustee

    The Past Present and Future of Equine Breeding

  • Steve Hooper

    Site Geek

    Laser targeting your marketing to attract more bookings

  • Beth Cooper

    Timber Play

    Using Play effectively to enhance your visitor experience

  • Mike Chilman

    MC Fire Protection

    Fire Safety Guidance and Requirements

  • Liz Tucker

    selectfood llp

    food labelling and health claims – make the most of your nutritional merits

  • Anthony Davison

    BigBarn CIC

    The Brexit opportunities for farmers to supply food to local customers

  • Tom Dixon

    Canopy & Stars

    Glamping Panel Discussion

  • Jo Smedley

    Red Herring Games LTD

    How to get your customers to do your marketing.

  • Louisa Stewart

    Blue Ninja Business Support

    The future of administration support is virtual

  • Barry Davies


    Change of Use Farm to Leisure Attraction – Planning Permission and Rates – Avoid the Pitfalls!

  • Emma Collison

    Moor View Alpacas

    Diversifying in farming, finding your USP and how to get your product out there.

  • Keith Spilsbury


    Wool – The Natural Choice For Insulated Packaging

  • Hayley Harthern

    The Tipi Company / Big Chief Tipis

    Wedding Panel Live Debate

  • Philip Gibson


    How effective branding, marketing and communications will deliver results

  • Nigel Padbury

    Premium Crops Ltd

    Target the market with added value arable crops

  • Barry Davies


    Farm Buildings Change of Use to Residential – Permitted Development – Brownfield Sites and more…

  • Mark Antonelli

    Antonelli Bros

    Ice Cream for Farm Business Sustainability

  • Kelly Chandler

    Kelly Chandler Consulting

    Adding an income-stream from hosting weddings

  • Jeannie Tomlin, Rachel Godwin and Lisa Hodgson

    Alternative Meats Ltd and Otterburn Mangalitza

    Women Are Raising The Steaks!!

  • Ian Emberton

    Xerogrid LTD

    Energy Freedom with off-grid Power; solar is now viable!

  • John Golton-Davis

    Food Solutions

    The position of UK micro food businesses post Brexit



    The Benefits of a Falconry Presence as an Attraction

  • Ellen Leslie

    Ellen Leslie Ltd (Historical Research)

    Discover the Value of Your House’s History

  • Beverley Osborne

    Training 4 Resilience

    Emergencies and crisis events – they wouldn’t happen to us!

  • Ciara Crossan


    Tap into the Lucrative Wedding Market

  • Wayne Clark

    The Septic Tank Store Ltd

    Team Septic - The Solution to your Pollution

  • Roger Allonby

    Rural Payments Agency

    Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) Grant Funding

  • Liz Bowles

    Soil Association

    Growing organic to meet UK consumer demand

  • Sarah Arikan and Jo Maggs

    Berwick Lodge

    Top 5 Ways To Make Money From Your Country House

  • Hayley Harthern

    The Tipi Company

    What to consider when launching Outdoor Weddings & Events at your venue.

  • Rob Hindle & Jonathan Fell

    Rural Solutions & The Ice Cream Farm Cheshire

    Achieving successful diversification in a changing rural economy

  • Patrick Kielty

    Beyond the barn conversion - What guests want from self-catering

  • David Winterflood

    Great British Glamping

    Wedding Glamping: making your event unique and memorable

  • Edward Busby

    Crown and Canopy

    Philosophy and step by step approach when creating a glampsite

  • Phil Lloyd

    Ardverikie Estate Ltd

    Business Diversification & Cost Control On The Country Estate

  • Roger Winter

    Landmark Systems Ltd

    Is Your Business Prepared for BREXIT? How Can Appropriate Software Help?

  • Mark Scott

    Clear Sky – The Glamping Experts

    Getting into Glamping for holiday parks

  • David Winterflood

    Great British Glamping

    Wedding Panel Live Debate

  • Arwyn Davies

    Food Centre Wales

    Farm diversification into Food processing – exploring opportunities and avoiding pitfalls

  • Graham Childs

    The Artisan Food Trail

    Small Business Marketing on an Even Smaller Budget

  • Rosie Whelpton

    Geonet Solutions

    Making The Most Out of Your Website

  • Christopher Price


    Rural business post-Brexit

  • Andrew Shirley MRICS


    Diversification – how to navigate the planning system

  • Andrew Shirley MRICS


    Rural business post-Brexit

  • Dr Charles Trotman


    Grants and funding in the countryside: pre- and post-Brexit

  • Fenella Collins MRICS


    Diversification – how to navigate the planning system

  • Jonathan Baker


    Securing funding for nature

  • Louise Speke


    Choosing the right business structure from a tax perspective

  • Nick Edwards

    Yonda Aerial Systems

    The Rise of the Drones

  • Keith Leddington-Hill

    Laurence Gould

    Grant Funding Opportunities

  • Edward Busby

    Crown and Canopy

    Glamping Panel

  • Nick Feeney

    One Night Stand (ONS Glamping)

    What’s the worst that could happen? Just do it.

  • Fenella Collins MRICS


    Planning Permission Panel

  • Rebecca Hacker

    thelandsman (Think Media) and Soap Creative Agency

    Marketing Panel

  • David Horler

    Tractor Ted

    Unlocking the potential for engaging, educating and entertaining young children

  • Patrick Hawes

    ARM Limited

    The Green Treatment Solution for Wastewaters Generated by Agricultural Activities

  • Ean Parsons

    Parsons Containers Group

    Using shipping containers in a diverse farm business

  • Caroline Robinson

    Clear Mapping Co

    Searching for the perfect map? You’re in the right place.

  • Sarah Wood

    Mulberry Cottages Ltd

    How to diversify into holiday lettings and maximise your income

  • Dr Ali Hadavizadeh


    Top tips on launching and scaling a new venture

  • William Cracroft-Eley


    Miscanthus - Maximising Return and Reducing Risk

  • Hayley Kirton

    Kate and Toms / The Big Cottage Company

    Long Lease Option for Your Large Properties

  • Andrew Thomas

    Contacta Systems Ltd

    Are customers getting the best of your customer experience?

  • Emma Cantillion

    WiRE/The Barn at Lees Farm

    How being part of a network can help your business grow

  • Susanne Saillet

    Ecotoilets Ltd

    What comes naturally – Let nature take care of

  • Dan Cox

    Anglia Farmers Limited

    Making the most of EU Grant Funding before we Brexit…

  • Hannah Moule

    The Business Barn

    Aiming for a Fiesta or a Ferrari?

  • Deborah North

    The Outdoor Guide

    Making the Inaccessible Accessible

  • Stephen Locke

    Stephen Locke Associates

    Extra Dwellings on the Farm? – Your permitted development rights and options

  • Stephen Locke

    Stephen Locke Associates

    Best Laid Plans – success with planning applications for tourism projects

  • Daniel Bär

    Scenic Lets

    A Gap in the Market: Contemporary Holiday Accommodation.

  • John Henderson


    Wood Fuel Revolution: How to extend your accommodation season right through the year

  • Neil Boughey

    Acorn Planning Ltd

    Successful Planning Applications – it really IS all about making friends and influencing people!

  • Annabel Shackleton

    LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming)

    Engaging people in sustainable farming: Open Farm Sunday and more!

  • Elliot Bilsland

    Maximise your income through holiday letting