Royal Norfolk Showtime!

It's back - Norfolk's biggest event. And this year's Royal Norfolk Show, being staged this Wednesday and Thursday in association with the EDP, is something special as the event celebrates 100 years of its royal charter.

It's back - Norfolk's biggest event. And this year's Royal Norfolk Show, being staged this Wednesday and Thursday in association with the EDP, is something special as the event celebrates 100 years of its royal charter.

Running as ever at the Norfolk Showground in New Costessey, the two-day favourite features its much-loved mix of farming and rural celebration, spectacle and shopping.

Ring displays include the King's Troop, Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas, RAF Falcons, Bolddog Lings Freestyle Motorcross, show jumping, heavy horses and more.

There'll be more than 600 stands, children's activities, Village Green display area, Gardeners' Show, bigger and better Food Hall and Cookery Theatre, dog show and much, much more.

t 01603 743161 information line; 08707 87 88 89 credit card ticket line; www.royalnorfolkshow.co.uk

TICKETS

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Advance:

t Adult £16, Child 5-16 £5, Under 5 free, Senior citizens (60+) £14

t Registered disabled £14. Carer £7.

t Family ticket (2 adults, 3 children) £42

On the gate

t Adult £17. Child 5-16 £6. Child under 5, free. Senior citizens £15.

t Family ticket (2 adults, 3 children) £44.

Car parking £5. Motorbikes (no hard standing) £2. Cycles - Free

Ticket outlets include the following:

t B R Shreeve & Sons - Lowestoft

t Budgens - Holt

t The Canary Store - Castle Mall, Norwich

t Chapelfield (from the customer information desk on the lower ground mall by Boots)

t Co-op - Long Stratton

t The Card & Gift Box - Wymondham

t EDP Store at Millennium Plain near The Forum,

t EDP office at Rouen Road, Norwich and throughout the county

t The Forum, Norwich

t Morrisons - Beccles, Cromer, Dereham, Diss, Fakenham, King's Lynn, Lowestoft, Norwich.

t Roys of Wroxham,

t Sainsbury - Attleborough, Yarmouth, Longwater (New Costessey), Pound Lane (Norwich), Queen's Road (Norwich), North Walsham, Thetford.

t Sanders Coaches - Holt.

t Tesco - Blue Boar Lane (Sprowston) and Harford Bridge (Norwich); Corton (Lowestoft), Dereham, Yarmouth.

t Tourist information centres - Aylsham, Diss, King's Lynn and Wymondham.

t Waitrose - Norwich (Eaton), Swaffham, Wymondham

Pass outs: Visitors may return to their cars at any time during the show by obtaining a pass out available at each entrance gate.