Royal Norfolk Show

College students are getting ready to take part in Norfolk’s biggest agricultural show this week.

Rain forecast for this year’s Royal Norfolk Show is not expected to have a significant impact on the event, organisers of the annual spectacular have said.

Norfolk Constabulary will use a stand at the Royal Norfolk Show 2017 to actively engage members of the public on a range of issues.

Visitors to this year’s Royal Norfolk Show will for the first time get to experience a large, high quality LED screen that will get them closer to all the Grand Ring action.

After an emotional farewell to the organisation whose success he inspired, a leading figure in the region’s farming industry will be honoured with a special award at the Royal Norfolk Show.

Visitors to this year’s Royal Norfolk Show are being invited to go behind the scenes of the county’s 999 emergency services as they team up for a special stand.

An extra special guest has hopped in to the 2017 Royal Norfolk Show Masquerade Ball - the newest GoGoHare to be revealed.

The Royal Norfolk Show will highlight the progress of modern agriculture – a journey illustrated through the memories of the county’s longest-serving farm workers. CHRIS HILL reports.

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There’s a cast of a thousand – and they’re all on song to celebrate Norfolk…

A charismatic driving force behind the success of the Royal Norfolk Show will be remembered with a Grand Ring tribute at next week’s event.

From Shakespeare-inspired hip hop to a special celebration of War Horse, there is lots in store for audiences at this year’s Young Norfolk Arts Festival.

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 Dean of Norwich Cathedral, this year’s Royal Norfolk Show figurehead, explains her commitment to mental health and the county’s diverse communities. Tony Wenham reports.

It’s almost show time! As the biggest event on the Norfolk calendar approaches, we challenge you to put your knowledge of the show past and present to the test, with this quiz.

Rehearsals are “sounding fantastic” as the Showstoppers choir of a thousand prepares to close the Royal Norfolk Show.

As part of our support of the Voluntary Norfolk Make a Difference in 2017 campaign, the EDP is shining a light on voluntary groups and individuals. Reporter SOPHIE WYLLIE spoke to a teenager who publicises a rescue support service across Norfolk and Suffolk.

In a month which saw us recognise the outstanding achievements and contribution of volunteers, I am humbled on a daily basis by the incredible work done by so many in Norfolk.

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.

It’s your chance to see Horse of the Year Show qualifiers – and the Queen’s horses.

The Royal Norfolk Show – two days when the county’s farmers and farmworkers get together for a catch-up, a pint and a look at what’s new in a business which is still a mainstay of the local economy.

Loyalty and hard work are traditional characteristics of East Anglian farming, and every year the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association join with employers in the sector to recognise some of the men and women who have carved long careers on the land.

One of north Norfolk’s oldest and best-loved tourist attractions is celebrating 40 years in the industry this weekend, with a fairy-themed garden party featuring cabaret performers, live music, children’s entertainment and a picnic.

Make sure you pay a visit to the Grow it, Cook it, Eat it Stage and check out the Art of Butchery. Here’s the all-important timings you need to know about...

As the biggest event in our county calendar and a richly royal occasion, there’s every excuse to make your time at the Royal Norfolk Show something truly special. And while you’re dressed up in your show finery, head over to the Eastern Daily Press marquee at stand 216 for a gin and tea with the EDP.

The Very Reverend Jane Hedges, Dean of Norwich and this year’s Royal Norfolk Show President, explains the importance of this special annual event to the life of the county and its residents.

The University of East Anglia is bringing its world-leading research and academic experts to the show (stand 181, avenue 6) this year, with a drop-in schedule of short interactive talks and hands-on demonstrations open to everyone. Check these out...

The Grand Ring programme offers an impressive line-up of action-packed displays and events. The programme includes some old favourites as well as two very special displays. So look out for our seven of the best...

The show has always been a magnet for visitors who like their food and drink (most of Norfolk, in other words) so we’ve put together a few of the treats that are going to tickle the taste buds as you make your way around the area dedicated to you.

With the Royal Norfolk Show just around the corner here are some important house-keeping notes for all showgoers to make your experience even better...

We have a fabulous selection of treats to share with you at the Royal Norfolk Show. Here are some of the Show Director’s picks for 2017...

Visitors celebrated all things outdoors as an agricultural college held its annual family fun and open day.

People are being encouraged to get their glad rags on and help raise fund for children’s charity Break at this year’s Royal Norfolk Show Ball.

It’s June - which means it’s officially summer. And if you fancy something a little different from the usual trips to the beach, here’s 20 outdoors events to get you out of the house and into the sunshine.

Next month’s Royal Norfolk Show will bring 700 businesses together with 80,000 potential customers to seal deals and network with clients. CHRIS HILL explores the value of these two summer days to the county’s economy.

There is plenty to keep you occupied in Norfolk this summer - the best part being that it is all right on your doorstep.

As summer approaches, we’ve put together a list of reasons to visit this year’s Royal Norfolk Show, being held on June 28 and 29 at the Norfolk Showground.

Gina Long begins a new monthly look at Norfolk’s charity fundraisers.

The Royal Norfolk Show has secured a fittingly regal spectacle as the centrepiece for this summer’s event, which will once again celebrate the best of the county’s food, arts, enterprise and entertainment.

As the agricultural event of the season rolls around, intu Chapelfield are preparing to search for the most stylish attendees.

Cutting-edge research and emerging technologies which could help farmers maximise resources to feed a growing population will be highlighted at this year’s Royal Norfolk Show.

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