BICENTENARY TROPHY - NOMINATIONS CLOSE 13TH AUGUST

Royal Smithfield Club Bicentenary Trophy

Created to celebrate the bicentenary of the founding of the Smithfield Club in 1798, the trophy is awarded each year to a person or organisation deemed to have made a significant contribution to the UK meat industry.  Recipients can be from any part of the industry - from livestock producers through education, research, processing to retailing.

 2017 Bicentenary Trophy winner Robert Forster receiving the award from Club Trustee Julian Hopwood

2017 Bicentenary Trophy winner Robert Forster receiving the award from Club Trustee Julian Hopwood

Nominations are received each year by the Smithfield Club, from a wide range of people.  The thirty to forty nominees are considered by a panel made up of representatives from across all sectors who meet to create their shortlist from which they choose the winner for the year.

Please click HERE for a Nomination Form noting the closing date of Monday 13th August 2018.

NATIONAL YOUNG STARS BUTCHERY CHALLENGE 21-22 AUGUST 2018

The Royal Smithfield Club is delighted to once again be supporting the Butchery Challenge as part of the National Young Stars event to be held at the Three Counties Showground, Malvern, 21-22 August 2018.

 2017 National Young Stars Butchery Challenge winner Jess Pugh

2017 National Young Stars Butchery Challenge winner Jess Pugh

This is a competitive challenge sedigned to further the skills of young butchers and to enable them to display their abilities and skills in a range of butchery, cutting and presentation techniques. Please click here for an Entry Form noting that entries close Monday 6th August. For further information, please see www.nationalyoungstars.com.

 2017 National Young Stars winning team pictured with Royal Smithfield Club Chairman William Bedell (left) and NYS Event Organiser Neil Lloyd (right)

2017 National Young Stars winning team pictured with Royal Smithfield Club Chairman William Bedell (left) and NYS Event Organiser Neil Lloyd (right)