Confirmed Speakers At The Rural Entrepreneur Show

  • John Kirkpatrick


    Chicken or Egg - Working with retail to drive a successful diversification opportunity.

  • Henry Dieudonné-Demaria


    Natural capital and the future of environmental land management

  • John Hoy

    Castle Howard

    Castle Howard Revisited

  • Hamish Shephard

    Bridebook and Hedsor House

    How to build a leading wedding venue in 3 years

  • Tom Mellor

    Wold Top Brewery

    Developing businesses to add value to an Agricultural Commodity

  • Priya Sheth


    Employment Law – are you complying?

  • Jeremy Moody

    Central Association of Agricultural Valuers

    Freeing Land Occupation to Improve Farming’s Productivity

  • Edward Phillips

    Luton Hoo Estate

    You don’t have to be big to diversify

  • Joby Mussell part of The Travel Chapter

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

  • Ruth Davies

    Cwmfarm Charcuterie Products

    You're never too old to learn!

  • Simon Wood

    The Warm Welly Company #warmwellies

    Diversification - the pleasures and pitfalls of Warm Wellies

  • Kelly Chandler

    Kelly Chandler Consulting

    Adding an income stream from hosting weddings

  • Dr Stephen Temple

    J F Temple & Son Ltd

    Making best use of on-farm anaerobic digestion

  • Di Wood (Hammill)

    Wild Harvest

    Developing your Glamping BRAND - Branding tips for newby glamping business owners

  • Bill Cave

    Glenburnie Hydro

    Small hydro is beautiful, - VERY small more so!

  • Charlie Pye-Smith

    Fortune favours the brave – from the Cotswolds to Kampala

  • Kate Morel

    Morel & Co

    How Glamping Secures Income Generation whilst Conserving Heritage and Landscape

  • Giles Cross


    The Local Lending Movement – Benefiting Rural Britain through FOLKONOMICS

  • Paul Brocklehurst

    Catesby Estates plc

    Land promotion and raising capital for your business

  • Mr Mark Antonelli



  • Charles Baines

    Laurence Gould Partnership Ltd

    Business Rates and how to avoid them impacting your project

  • James England

    BlueSky Experiences

    Create a Successful Diversification with Corporate and Leisure Events

  • Craig Nield

    The English Shepherds Hut Company

    Farm Income from the ever growing staycation market

  • Val Juhasz

    Core Conservation Ltd

    The efficient handling of rising damp in old, period properties

  • Christina Jones

    Equine Business Association


  • Di Wood (Hammill)

    Wild Harvest Tipis and Activities

    Add in-house activities provision to optimise your customers experience AND your income.

  • Rebecca Dawson


    Top tips for promoting your business without breaking the bank!

  • Bean Beanland & Hugh Taylor

    ReEnergise & Roadnight Taylor

    Opportunities for heat, cooling, power and energy storage in a post-subsidy environment

  • Rhea Freeman

    Rhea Freeman PR

    Five free ways to promote your rural business

  • Cath Crowther & Louise Newton


    Update on Permitted Development Rights

  • Dr Evangelos Petropoulos

    Premier Tech Aqua UK

    Sustainable waste water conversion to energy using specialised inocula

  • Nigel Padbury

    Premium Crops

    Grow Products for Profit - Not Just Commodities

  • Iain Beaumont

    Cowdray Estate

    How to start an exclusive-use events business on a country estate

  • Hayley Hanson

    Hayley Hanson & Hayley Hanson Hide

    Our “small farm” diversification

  • Keith Leddington-Hill

    Laurence Gould Partnership Ltd

    Financing Diversification Projects

  • Craig Sansom

    Tingdene Homes Ltd

    Holiday Home Design and the Future

  • Mark Scott

    Clear Sky – The Glamping Experts

    Starting and evolving your own glamping park

  • Martin Dupree


    Brand Strategy: How to get your business to market

  • Beverley Osborne

    Training 4 Resilience

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

  • Mark Nicol

    Parsons Containers LTD.

    Using Shipping Containers in a Diverse Farm Business

  • Gill Thwaites

    The Farming Community Network

    Are you fit for business?

  • Neil Boughey

    Rural Land Group

    Development without Options! How you can realise the full value of developing your own land

  • Graham Childs

    The Artisan Food Trail

    Small Business Marketing on an Even Smaller Budget

  • Dr Paul Thomas

    Mycorrhizal Systems Ltd

    High value truffles: how to cultivate them on your land

  • Anna Price

    The Rural Business Awards

    From Lead to Demand Generation - The Rural Business Group

  • Charles Gulland

    Wigwam® Holidays

    Wigwam® Holidays Franchise – the benefits of being ‘one of the family’

  • Paul Saxby


    How to best present your accommodation online and get bookings

  • Neil Furber

    Pleydell Smithyman Ltd

    Planning Success for Rural Development: A landscape perspective

  • Debbie North


    The Climb – Accessing the Purple Pound

  • Trevor Straffon

    Quadrabuild Ltd

    Can Foundations Be Environmentally Friendly?

  • Jonathan Knight

    Cool Camping/Glampingly

    Glamping Trends – What are glamping customers looking for?

  • Willy Browne-Swinburne

    Rural Solutions

    Land use in the future - thinking differently about our product

  • David McKinstry

    The Georgian Group

    The Georgian Group and the Country House; 1937-2018

  • Beth Cooper


    Using Play to increase visitors and increase dwell time

  • Annabel James

    Landmark Systems Ltd

    145 days until the digital VAT revolution. Are YOU ready?

  • Dan Cox

    The AF Group

    The difference between a good and bad diversification

  • Tom Dixon

    Canopy & Stars

    A life more wild: Inspiring the future of glamping

  • Roger Hammond Boddy

    Global Teleports (UK) Ltd

    Satellite - the hidden solution for Rural Broadband

  • David Horler

    Tractor Ted

    Tractor Ted Comes Alive at Your Farm or Estate

  • Leona Mills & Chris Bunce

    Marketing tips to generate more bookings for your glampsite

  • Tim Hopkin

    The Land App

    User-friendly tools for rural diversification

  • Fred Warner

    Ramtech Electronics

    Areas of RISKs and Fire safety standards

  • Tom Robinson

    National Farm Attractions Network (NFAN)

    Safe Public Interaction with Farm Animals

  • Simon Foster (Savills) & Rod Morton (Greenspan Projects Ltd)

    Savills & Greenspan Projects

    Making Play Pay

  • Sally Walker

    Native Architects

    Why build with natural materials?

  • Wayne Clark

    The Septic Tank Store Ltd

    Team Septic – The Solution to your Pollution

  • Annabel Shackleton

    LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming)

    Engaging People in Sustainable Farming: LEAF Open Farm Sunday and More!

  • Adrian Steele

    Soil Association

    Grow Organic – a workshop for arable farmers

  • George A E Robinson


    The Benefits of Growing Miscanthus

  • William Cracroft-Eley


    Fossil to Bio - New horizons for agriculture and land

  • Celia Gaze

    The Wellbeing Farm

    Why Put a Bowtie on a Llama

  • Daniel O’Donnell, Nick Carr & Dan Hatcher

    Rosconn Strategic Land

    Promotion Agreements for Residential Development Explained

  • Rosie Martin

    The Bishop’s Palace

    How to grow your visitor income

  • Tom Davis, Trustee

    Rare Breeds Survival Trust

    What farming and rare breed animals mean to city children

  • Debbie Queen & Nikki Cherry

    William Scott Abbott Trust at Sacrewell Heritage Farm and Country Centre

    There was this one time, at Farm Camp...

  • Matthew Ward


    Broaden your visitor demographic by making history and heritage relevant and engaging

  • Robert Copley

    FARMA/FRA – Farm Retail Association

    Top 10 tips for running a successful farm shop

  • Rob Kouyoumdjian

    The Georgian Group


  • Matt Stinson

    Raven Drones Ltd

    The Sky isn’t the limit. Today’s Drones in Agriculture

  • James Warner Smith

    Cool Camping

    Glamping & Camping Business Pitfalls: Avoid Learning the Hard Way

  • Adam Lyczakowski


    Starting new glamping venture: is getting 100% ROI in one season possible?

  • Kay Croot

    FARMA/FRA – Farm Retail Association

    Top 10 tips for running a successful farm shop

  • Andy Sutton

    Hospitality Consultants UK

    Developing your farmland into a holiday park or lodge development.


    Class Q Ltd


  • Angela Sawyer

    Food Centre Wales

    Farm diversification into Food processing – exploring opportunities and avoiding pitfalls.

  • Luke Halsey

    RAU Farm491

    Role of AgriTech in meeting rising global food demand

  • Kate Hiseman

    Rural Land Group

    Making the most of the services that nature brings to your project

  • Gary Richardson

    Access to Farms

    The Industry Code of Practice for safe farm visits

  • Andrew Robinson

    Armstrong Watson LLP

    Implications for the farming and agriculture sector with the HMRC “Making Tax Digital” (MTD) which will be introduced from April 19.