'Massive' response to new arb show in Kent

Organisers of a new arboriculture show launching next week in Kent have been overwhelmed by the response.

The FR Jones & Son arboriculture event is being held on 28-29 August at Kingswood Training Services' base in Shipbourne, Kent.

FR Jones director Justin Jones told Horticulture Week that places on the seminar sessions are almost gone and that at least 50 people have already booked camping spots for the show.

"We are having to hire another field because we've got so many exhibitors signed up," Jones said. "It is looking like it is going to be a great show and I expect up to 1,000 people over the two days. The response has been massive."

The FR Jones show will feature climbing competitions, seminars, demos and equipment sales.

Exhibitors that have signed up include GreenMech, Fletcher Stewart, Stihl and Husqvarna.

 

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