Royal Norfolk Show introduces full programme of evening entertainment

The Royal Norfolk Show. Photo: Darren Carter

The Royal Norfolk Show. Photo: Darren Carter - Credit: Archant

This year's Royal Norfolk Show is extending its opening hours to incorporate a full programme of evening entertainment.

The Royal Norfolk Show 2017. Day 2. Thursday 29th June 2017. RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team d

The Royal Norfolk Show 2017. Day 2. Thursday 29th June 2017. RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team display. Picture: James Bass Photography - Credit: JAMES BASS PHOTOGRAPHY

Visitors will be able to enjoy everything from stunt shows to live music until 10pm on Wednesday, June 27 - the opening day of the show.

Food and drink will also be available into the evening, with a wide variety of eateries staying open.

This year's show has also introduced a mid-summer evening ticket for those who cannot make it for the whole day.

Available online, the ticket provides entry from after 4pm.

Mark Nicholas, show and programmes director, said: 'We're absolutely delighted to offer a brand-new evening experience to go alongside the traditional show.

'Over the last few years showgoers have been asking us to extend the show into the evening, so this year, we're doing just that.'

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One hundred stands at the Adnams Food and Drink Experience will be open until 8pm on June 27.

Meanwhile, there will be an evening programme of entertainment at the Spire Solicitors Grand Ring.

At 5.30pm it will be host to a quad bike stunt show, followed by fast and furious scurry driving at 6pm.

The RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team will jump in over the grand ring at 6.25pm from up to 12,000ft.

Then, at 6.40pm, there will be a commemoration event to mark the centenary of the First World War, featuring a replica Mk IV tank.

The Adrenaline Tour stunt show returns at 7pm, followed by a performance by the Band of the Parachute Regiment and City of Norwich Pipe Band.

Live music will be played until 9.30pm at the Woodland Arena thanks to Jimmy's Festival, Access to Music and Woodforde's Brewery.

Artists include, Baden, Heavenli and George, Olivia Watson, The Wannabes, Karolina, Lucy Grubb and the Big Sing Band.

The Royal Norfolk Show will be held on June 27 and 28. It is the country's largest two-day agricultural show, and one of only six royal shows held in the UK.

The evening ticket costs £10 for adults and £5 for concessions. Tickets are valid from 4pm-10pm on the Wednesday only.

Parking is free after 4pm.

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