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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 »

Royal Norfolk Show announces new evening programme

Show hours extended until 10pm on Wednesday 27 June Evening entertainment to include live music thanks to Jimmy’s Festival with compere and comedian Tim FitzHigham and Britain’s Got Talent stars Jack and Tim Goodacre Adnams Food and Drink Experience open until late Spire Solicitors Grand Ring Programme extended into the evening   This year we’re… Read more »

Healthy minds and healthy bodies at the Royal Norfolk Show 2018

As Mental Health Awareness Week shines a light on stress being a key factor that can affect our mental health, The Royal Norfolk Show is highlighting that a healthy mind is just as important as a healthy body when it comes to looking after ourselves. By making wellbeing a key theme of the 2018 event,… Read more »

Royal Norfolk Show to mark the end of the First World War

Norfolk Remembers – Royal Norfolk Show First World War Commemoration Event This year’s Royal Norfolk Show will stage a truly unique commemoration event to mark the centenary of 1918, the year the First World War came to an end. A re-enactment of the fighting in the final months of the War will take place, demonstrating… Read more »

New and exciting Horticultural Show comes to the Royal Norfolk Show

• NEW look Horticultural Show • NEW appointment of garden consultant and writer, Ellen Mary, as horticultural co-ordinator • NEW community hub and plot to plate demonstration area • NEW show gardens for the public and schools • NEW indoor and urban marquee The UK’s largest two-day county show is set to inspire both amateur… Read more »

New funding initiative to help Norfolk-based horticultural businesses

Norfolk-based horticultural producers will be able to exhibit at this year’s Royal Norfolk Show at a discounted rate thanks to a new collaboration between the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association (RNAA) and Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank. The initiative will mean local businesses can apply for funding and if successful will receive financial support from the bank… Read more »

Introducing The Royal Norfolk Show 2018

Happy new year from the Royal Norfolk Show team! Planning for the 2018 Royal Norfolk Show is well and truly underway and we wanted to keep you updated on our exciting plans for this year. November saw the formal launch of the 156th Royal Norfolk Show at our preview event held at the Sainsbury Centre… 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 »

President’s charity

Greg smith, Chief Executive and members of the RNAA present a cheque to Helen Bibby of monies raised at the Royal Norfolk Show in support of YANA (You Are Not Alone), the President’s charity. You can find out more about the YANA charity by visiting their website.

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 »