Celebrities who love the great outdoors will be sharing their experiences and passion for the natural world at the Show’s FREE interactive Attractions. More will be revealed in the coming weeks. Register for the Show’s e-newsletter to get the latest news straight to your inbox!
|Fresh from filming dramatic “Operation Iceberg” with the BBC is extreme diver, climber, kayaker, author, zoologist and all round adventure seeking ‘action man’ Andy Torbet. Andy will be joining in some of the more dynamic and energetic Show attractions and sharing some of his on and off camera experiences in the natural world. Don’t miss him on Tuesday 19th February.|
|Growing up on a farm in rural Dorset, cook, writer and broadcaster, Valentine Warner learnt early the important connection between the natural world and the table. Described as ‘a cook, fisherman and culinary adventurer’, his best selling books “What to Eat Now” and “What to Eat – More Please” led to a successful TV series of the same name. His third book “The Good Table” was published by Mitchell Beazley in 2011 and he is currently writing his fourth. Valentine will join in the action in our Campsite Cooking feature on Wednesday 20th February to explore the rich pickings on offer to those that ‘live off the fat of the land’.|
|Kate Humble is a writer and presenter. Her most recent television credits include Volcano Live (BBC2, 2012), Orbit: Earth’s Extraordinary Journey (BBC 2 2012) and The Spice Trail (BBC 2, 2011). Her other television credits include Lambing Live (BBC 2 2010 and 2011) and the long running popular wildlife series Springwatch and Autumnwatch. She is a qualified commercial diver and is the second woman ever to be appointed President of the RSPB. She lives in Wales with her husband Ludo, her dogs Badger and Bella, a hive of bees and various other hoofed, furred and feathered livestock. Kate will be talking about her favourite walks in Wales and her experiences with wildlife on Thursday 21st February|
Nick Baker is a naturalist and wildlife TV presenter who has traveled to the wildest parts of the planet in search of weird, bizarre and incredible creatures. With a particular fondness of bugs and insects (his nickname is ‘Bugboy Baker’), Nick will be introducing us to a few of his favourite six (and eight) legged friends at the Show’s “One to One with Wildlife” attraction, in association with Dudley Zoological Gardens on Friday 22nd February.