News & Events

Comedian Tim FitzHigham to appear at this year’s Royal Norfolk Show

Comedian Tim FitzHigham will be appearing at this year’s Royal Norfolk Show (Wednesday 27 & Thursday 28 June 2018).  Famous for his feats such as paddling a paper boat down 160 miles of the River Thames, rowing a bathtub across the English Channel, and inflating the world’s largest man-inflated balloon, Tim will be appearing at… Read more »

Put your best fashion foot forward for a chance to win a fabulous prize

intu Chapelfield sponsors Best Dressed competition at Royal Norfolk Show 2018 The Royal Norfolk Show is a chance to pull out all the stops and dress to impress; and your choice of outfit could win you a fantastic fashion prize thanks to intu Chapelfield. Over the two days of Norfolk’s biggest event, intu Chapelfield’s team… Read more »

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 »

Free parking at this year’s show for early birds!

The countdown has begun to the 2018 Royal Norfolk Show, which takes place on Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th June 2018. Showgoers are able to buy their tickets online now and this year they can save even more money thanks to the introduction of FREE car parking* when tickets are bought in advance online. Usually… 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 »