Traffic delays as thousands make their way to the Royal Norfolk Show

Royal Norfolk Show 2015. Norwich jeweller Howard Zelley who has been looking after the show trophies

Royal Norfolk Show 2015. Norwich jeweller Howard Zelley who has been looking after the show trophies for 25 years.Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

Visitors to the Royal Norfolk Show faced delays of up to 30 minutes on the A47 this morning.

Royal Norfolk Show 2015. Wendy Laight, from Boston, Lincolnshire, washing her 14-month-old British B

Royal Norfolk Show 2015. Wendy Laight, from Boston, Lincolnshire, washing her 14-month-old British Blue.Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

Thousands of people made their way to the showground for the opening day of the agricultural festival.

Temperatures are expected to reach 29C and visitors have been advised to drink plenty of fluid and top up on sunscreen.

Meanwhile, people bringing pets have been asked to ensure they are not left inside vehicles.

Norfolk Police has warned that officers will not hesitate to smash a car window if an animal is spotted trapped inside.

The line up for today includes the unveiling of Norwich City's new kit at the Jarrold catwalk from 10am.

And in the grand ring, the RAF Falcons parachute display team begins at 10.30am the Band of the Queen's Division starts its performance at 10.45am.

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