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Royal Norfolk Show 2018

Should consumers and local community “hubs” be given more say over how public money is spent on environmental work on farms?

New data-gathering gadgets which could help farmers get the best out of their crops and livestock were among the ideas on display at the Royal Norfolk Show.

A Norfolk farm has won a national competition to find the sugar beet grower achieving the highest possible percentage of their crop’s maximum potential yield.

Norfolk tourism businesses say they are expecting a bumper summer as the early heatwave makes visitors “more confident” about booking getaways.

The Royal Norfolk Show has seen its highest turnout for several years with an estimated 10,000 more showgoers streaming on to the sun-drenched showground.

A trio of ladies who wowed in the style stakes were named best dressed and headline hat winners on the second day of the Royal Norfolk Show.

Visitors to the Broads Village at the Royal Norfolk Show had the chance to experience life on the water thanks to a group of yacht operators.

A prominent and hard-working figure at the heart of Norfolk’s rural community has been honoured for his outstanding contribution to farming and the countryside.

A “tremendous” Aberdeen Angus bull from a farm near Thetford was crowned the supreme beef champion at the Royal Norfolk Show.

More than 400 years of loyalty to Norfolk agriculture was honoured with awards to ten of the county’s longest-serving farm workers.

Research into workplace wellbeing conducted by the University of East Anglia was shared with the public at the Royal Norfolk Show.

A Norfolk vodka maker is testing the limits of its spirit with a new product.

Visitors to the Royal Norfolk Show’s new Horticulture Show have been enjoying a blooming wonderful array of colourful displays.

Pulses were set racing as a quad bike stunt show made its debut in the Spire Solicitors Grand Ring at the Royal Norfolk Show.

A dairy farm from Essex claimed its first-ever supreme champion rosette by winning the inter-breed dairy competition at the Royal Norfolk Show.

A seven-year-old young handler has claimed a major title in the cattle rings at the Royal Norfolk Show – sparking celebrations among three generations of her dairy farming family.

A “bullish” attitude and a desire to maintain momentum typified the mood among East Anglian businesses on the first day of the Royal Norfolk Show.

It’s been a mainstay of Norfolk life for more than a century – but the full economic impact of the Royal Norfolk Show on the county will soon be revealed for the first time.

Britain’s Got Talent stars Jack and Tim Goodacre wowed the crowds at the Royal Norfolk Show.

Tens of thousands of people are flocking in for the second day of the Royal Norfolk Show with hot sun again beatng down.

The Norfolk Show is the biggest showcase of the year for the county’s phalanx of home-grown food and drink companies – as well as some from further afield.

What happens when you combine Italian fine art with materials found at the sea side?

A special event to remember those who lost their lives in the First World War will take place on the second day of the Royal Norfolk Show.

A business organisation has enjoyed a successful Royal Norfolk Show after hosting its own marquee for the first time in more than a decade.

Firms from across the county heard about the transformative impact of the Norfolk Business Awards at a reception hosted by Archant.

Following a day where thousands of people went to marvel at animals of all shapes and sizes, one bushy-tailed customer has found itself separating from its owner.

Hundreds of businesses have had stalls at the Royal Norfolk Show this year, with many returning as firm favourites with visitors.

More than 5,000 mammals and birds are calling Costessey their home over the two days of the Norfolk Show.

The Norfolk Show has shone a light on the quiet struggle on one of Norfolk’s most beautiful nocturnal animals.

Vintage looks and outfits made in Norfolk wowed judges in the best dressed competition.

It is a pint of beer that celebrates the best of Norfolk and supports a very worthy cause.

The warm weather at the Norfolk Showground proved a boon for some clothing and accessories businesses.

Blue skies and bright sunshine meant beautiful dresses, striking hats and sunglasses were a clear fashion theme for the girls on the first first day of this year’s Royal Norfolk Show.

The farming industry’s national figurehead praised the quality of the livestock and the enthusiasm of the rural community at the Royal Norfolk Show.

While the show is a platform for Norfolk’s local producers to share their wares, others travel from afar to enjoy the event nationally-renowned reputation.

Businesses from across the county were asked to have their say on a new crackdown on business crime in Norfolk launched at the Royal Norfolk Show.

A Norfolk tourism business is helping farmers diversify their businesses through agriculture-themed accommodation.

Showgoers have been having a great time seeing all the latest looks at the annual Jarrold and EDP Norfolk Fashion Show.

The new leader of Norfolk County Council has set out his priorities to support the growth of the county’s economy.

Crowds went quackers for the Dog and Duck Show at the Royal Norfolk Show’s Countryside Arena.

It wouldn’t be the Norfolk Show without a spot of pig racing- and the crowds turned out in force this year for the hamtastic event.

This is the moment the RAF Falcons jumped from more than 11,000ft into the Royal Norfolk Show’s grand ring.

A selection of the best images from day one of this year’s Royal Norfolk Show.

The sun is beating down on the opening day of the county’s biggest event of the year, with huge crowds flocking into the showground.

Visitors to this year’s Royal Norfolk Show are being advised to take care in the sun today.

The Royal family was thanked for its commitment to boosting grey partridge numbers at Sandringham as the Queen’s retiring agent and gamekeeper were presented with a coveted conservation prize.

Digital connectivity in Norfolk’s rural economy was highlighted as the key concern as nearly 200 business leaders gathered on the first morning of the Royal Norfolk Show.

The participants in two campaigns designed to showcase Norfolk’s culinary community are being revealed at the county’s foremost food and farming event.

It’s crucial to keep hydrated in the heat at the show - and we can help out with that!

An impressive line-up of action-packed displays and events will be on offer in the Spire Solicitors Grand Ring at the Norfolk Show.

They’re having an amazing time flying the flag for Great Britain, but this week the county’s showjumping sisters focus on their own back yard and The Royal Norfolk Show

As the Royal Norfolk Show approaches, officers and staff from across Norfolk Constabulary are preparing their stands ready to inform and advise members of the public.

With just one day left to go until the Royal Norfolk Show, a forecast of sunny summer days looks set to help make it a bumper year for the annual celebration of the best of our county.

Britain’s Got Talent stars Jack and Tim Goodacre are set to perform at this year’s Royal Norfolk show.

One of the highlights of this year’s Royal Norfolk Show is sure to be Jimmy’s festival, which features artists and bands from across Norfolk.

The Broads Village is back and will be better than ever at this year’s Royal Norfolk Show.

For those attending the Royal Norfolk Show next week, witnessing beautiful and interactive stands is something many have come to expect.

The world famous Lion Man will be coming to the Norfolk Show and signing autographs this year.

If you’ve spent the day wandering the stalls and enclosures at the Royal Norfolk Show, you’ll definitely be in need of a cup of tea, a bottle of water, and a snack or two.

A glittering array of guests were transported back to the jazz age for a glamorous evening of food, music and fun in aid of Norfolk cancer charity Big C.

The innovation which is driving Norfolk farming from its historical heritage into its hi-tech future will be on display at this year’s Royal Norfolk Show.

The agricultural heartbeat of the Royal Norfolk Show will beat louder than ever at this year’s event, with organisers celebrating a record livestock entry amid a wealth of farming displays and contests.

The Royal Norfolk Show is just days away and yet again aiming to bring together the best that the county has to offer. This year the show has an even bigger programme of family fun, with a host of events, entertainment and activities to indulge everyone from under-fives to granny and granddad. Here’s what to expect:

From music into the night to rural arts and crafts, fashion shows, art exhibitions and demonstrations, the Royal Norfolk Show offers a host of arts and culture treats. Simon Parkin highlights what to do and where to head to get cultural at the show.

Wellbeing is a key theme at this year’s Royal Norfolk Show.

Eat up the ‘rainbow’

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Langley Schools’ executive head chef Joe Campen will be at the Royal Norfolk Show, focusing on nutrition and wellbeing. Here he shares his love of the ‘rainbow foods’ that have pupils coming back for more at meal times.

Here are some important housekeeping notes for all showgoers to make your experience even better….

The Royal Norfolk Show is the county’s great social get-together: a chance to catch up with old friends and acquaintances over a cuppa or a pint. At the EDP, we feel just the same. For us, the show is a chance to meet our readers, hear their views and thank them for supporting us over the year.

What must visitors see at the Royal Norfolk Show this year? Try show director Mark Nicholas’s top picks for 2018.

Don’t forget to book now for the best ticket price.

This year’s Royal Norfolk Show stages Norfolk Remembers, a unique commemorative event to mark the centenary of 1918, the year the guns of the First World War finally fell silent.

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

‘Awareness’ days and weeks are great fun, says Andy Newman, but they also serve a useful purpose.

The entrance to Norwich Castle has been given a splash of floral colour thanks to students from Norwich City College.

Celebrating and highlighting the church’s role in communities will be the aim of the Church of England Diocese of Norwich marquee at the Royal Norfolk Show 2018.

Chet and Waveney Valley Vineyard has ambitious plans for 2018.

Get your first taste at the Royal Norfolk Show.

As the countdown begins to this year’s Royal Norfolk Show, organisers have revealed they are scrapping car parking charges for people who book their tickets in advance online.

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