Talk Tent

Check out the Talk Tent line-up for Thursday including the Energy Rescuers at 10am and 1pm.
And these other ways to stay in the shade and keep younger visitors amused and entertained.

The Sheep Show at Avenue 16, don’t miss the dancing sheep at 10.30am,12, 1.30pm and 3.15pm.

The Garage and the Young Norfolk festival on Avenue 18 are performing throughout the day.

Savage Skills, the leading Uk’s mountain bike stunt team will perform at 10am, midday, 2pm, 4pm within the Yo.lk area, Avenue 18

The Countryside Ring has dog agility at 9am, Sealyham Terriers at 10.30am, Church Farm Pig Racing at 11.30am, Dog and Duck show at midday and the Raptor Trust at 13.00.
In the Countryside and Woodland areas there’s Pond dipping and Raptor Trust Talks for schools, and learn about Raptor first aid and pellet picking!
Or watch the blacksmiths, who must be really, really hot as they compete in this heatwave!

Look at some of the art exhibited at Art Academy East for older children and teenagers in the Discovery Zone.And Doodles exhibit is perfect for little ones making puppets and painting. There are entries from the Schools Art Competition and Schools Poetry Competition on display in the Schools Exhibition marquees and art prizes will be presented on Thursday at 11.30am.

There’s an chance to try beeswax candle rolling at the Norfolk Beekeepers’ Association inside the Norfolk Gate.
Or listen to Explosive Excursions, a talk about seeds, aimed at 10-14 year olds by Jennifer Walton, John Innes Centre Scientist in the Talk Tent.

Meet a tiger! The Leicester Tigers Mascot will be at the the Rugby players stand in the Discovery Zone.

Eat some bugs! Lots of school children have been sampling mealworms, grasshoppers and locusts, which are high in protein apparently, at the Harper Adam University stand on Avenue 11.

Drop in and meet Mr Mawkin and his farm friends, a whole area dedicated to more than 30 different varieties of livestock and the chance to learn about rare breeds. Relax and eat your packed lunch at his Shepherd’s Hut and listen to a story at 12.30 commissioned for the Show.