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History

Where it all began...

Young Farmers have been enjoying Annual Convention since as far back as 1968 when the first ever recorded event was held in Harrogate.

Since then, Convention has visited Malvern, Brighton, Cardiff, Great Yarmouth and the Isle of Man among our more recent locations of Torquay and Blackpool! Our list below shows where we have hosted the event in the last 45 years! Check out how many you have been to and send any memories from Convention to the communications team.   

Year Location
1968 Harrogate
1969 Malvern
1970 Llandudno
1971 Eastbourne
1972 Great Yarmouth
1973 Paington
1974 Blackpool
1975 Cardiff
1976 Brighton
1977 Blackpool
1978 Blackpool
1979 Brighton
1980 Isle of Man
1981 Blackpool
1982 Blackpool
1983 Isle of Man
1984 Blackpool
1985 Bournemouth
1986 Isle of Man
1987 Blackpool
1988 Bournemouth
1989 Blackpool
1990 Isle of Man
1991 Blackpool
1992 Minehead
1993 Blackpool
1994 Blackpool
1995 Blackpool
1996 Torquay
1997 Blackpool
1998 Torquay
1999 Bournemouth
2000 Blackpool
2001 Torquay  (mini Convention, no AGM due to Foot and Mouth epidemic)
2002 Blackpool
2003            Torquay
2004 Blackpool
2005 Torquay
2006 Blackpool
2007 Torquay
2008 Blackpool
2009 Blackpool
2010 Torquay
2011 Blackpool
2012 Torquay
2013 Blackpool
2014 Blackpool
2015 Torquay
2016 Blackpool
2017 Torquay

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