Desmond MacCarthy

Show stories

Watch our collection of video show stories and find out a little bit more about some of the people behind the Royal Norfolk Show. Desmond MacCarthy – Wiveton Hall Fred Playford – Norfolk Show Steward Ellen Mary, Horticultural Coordinator The Norwich Porridge Co. Mark Nicholas Izzi rainey – Young Farmer and Textile Designer Crop Angel… Read more »

Big C Will Go to the Ball, via the 1920s!

Big C Will Go to the Ball, via the 1920s! It has been announced that the Royal Norfolk Show Ball 2018 will raise funds for Norfolk’s cancer charity, Big C. To inspire the ball’s ‘Roaring Twenties’ theme, Big C team members and volunteers visited Norwich’s Maddermarket, which was itself founded as a theatre in 1921,… Read more »

Travelling to the show!

Make sure you are all set for getting to the show! Read our ‘How to get here’ page for all the latest news. This provides all the information for: Driving to the show Public transport   Also for the latest updates on show days tune into local radio and follow us on Twitter and Facebook…. Read more »

1 day to go – last day for to save money!

With less than 24 hours to go, today is the last day to save money on gate prices. You have until midnight tonight (Tuesday 27 June 2017) to make great savings on your tickets so buy now! Adult tickets – save 20%  Child tickets – save 30% Student tickets – save 22% Family tickets –… Read more »

Phil Smith

New-look EDP Gin and Tea Marquee

A free cuppa for readers at the EDP marquee at the Royal Norfolk Show has become quite a tradition over the years, and new for 2017 people will also be able to enjoy a free taste of gin! The EDP has teamed up with award-winning Norwich distiller Bullards to offer every reader visiting our marquee… Read more »

Famous faces at the show!

Thursday 29th June Jimmy Doherty Come and spot one of the UK’s favourite farmers and television presenters at the Royal Norfolk Show on Wednesday 28th June. Attending in his capacity as President of the Rare Breeds Survivial Trust, Jimmy will be meeting and greeting local producers in the Adnams Food and Drink Experience and holding… Read more »

Download the new Royal Norfolk Show map

The Royal Norfolk Show has unveiled its brand new show map for 2017, redesigned by Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) to be more user friendly for visitors navigating their way around the iconic event. The map has also been updated to reflect the engaging, contemporary nature of the Royal Norfolk Show which, although rooted in tradition,… Read more »

Food and Farming Question time at the show!

Please join us for ‘Food and farming question time – at the Royal Norfolk Show’ – where BBC Radio Norfolk and the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association have joined forces to hold a lively discussion and debate on the big issues facing food, farming and the rural environment today in front of an audience at the… Read more »

Official Show Guide now available online and to download!

The official Royal Norfolk Show Guide is now available online and to download! This year we’ve teamed up with Archant and the Eastern Daily Press to produce a free 100 page guide to the show!   As well as being able to view it online you can also download it to your mobile device all… Read more »

5 surprising things to see & do at the show!

1. Sample Britain’s award winning white wine! Grab a glass and head to the Winbirri Vienyards marquee to taste their award winning white wine. Winbirri Vineyards won the accolade of world’s best single varietal white wine at the internationally renowned Decanter World Wine Awards 2017 – with 17,200 entries. 2. See some of the fastest pigs… Read more »