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Platinum Sponsor’s SPAR ‘Rev Up’ for 2016 Balmoral Show

9 May 2016

SPAR NI this week revved up for the Balmoral Show 2016 with the launch of an exciting competition that will see two lucky visitor’s to the Balmoral Show 2016 in with the chance of winning one of two ‘Ride On’ John Deere Tractors.

Guests will be invited to complete a short entry form on dedicated IPad’s which will be located at both the SPAR enjoy local Marquee and the SPAR ‘Pop Up Shop’ that will give them a chance of winning this exciting prize.


In addition to this fantastic competition giveaway, SPAR Northern Ireland have an exciting line up of activity planned at this year’s Balmoral Show. The SPAR Arena will showcase family entertainment and be a hub of activity as several attractions fill an exciting timetable. 


This dedicated family fun area boasts an impressive lineup with a variety of acts including exciting displays from the NI School of Falconry, Tim Crothers demonstrating gun dog skills and the kids favourite Bruce Airhead.


Located beside the SPAR Arena will be SPAR’s enjoy local marquee.  This marquee will house a play area for young children and provide show-goers with the opportunity to sample SPAR’s local produce.  


The Balmoral Show will act as the launch pad for a new range of SPAR enjoy local meats.  Working with the award winning Ballymena butchers K&G McAtamney, a hassle free, straight to oven, enjoy local meat range has been selected that’s perfect for the grill or BBQ.


Local chef Paula McIntyre has teamed up with SPAR Northern Ireland to host cookery demonstrations at the SPAR enjoy local marquee at the Balmoral Show each day from 2pm to 3pm.


SPAR’s fully-functioning pop-up store can also be found at the Show this year, situated at the corner of Park Central West and Barbour Avenue, where visitors can enjoy fresh sandwiches, coffee, tea and muffins to keep energy levels up over the three day spectacular.


Bronagh Luke, Head of Corporate Marketing at the Henderson Group, owners of the SPAR franchise in Northern Ireland commented;


“SPAR Northern Ireland are once again proud to be supporting the Balmoral Show as a platinum sponsor for the 6th consecutive year. Balmoral Show is the heart and soul of the agri-community in Northern Ireland, and SPAR is proud to operate at the heart of Northern Ireland’s communities.


Our presence at Balmoral Show provides us with an ideal platform to communicate our strong commitment to the local agri-food sector here in Northern Ireland. Direct contact with our key markets at the Show enables us to further strengthen our relationships with local farmers and food producers in Northern Ireland and allows us to showcase our innovative approach to retailing that continues to exceed customers’ expectations.


We very much look forward to welcoming all visitors to the Balmoral Show to our dedicated SPAR Arena, SPAR Pop-up Shop and enjoy local marquee.”


To keep up to date with all the latest news from SPAR NI at the 2016 Balmoral Show News check out our website http://www.spar-ni.co.uk/ , Facebook: SPARNI and Twitter: @SPARNI. 

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