Royal Norfolk Show 2016

Published: Monday 16th May 2016

Written by: Laura Foster

Can you believe next month is The Royal Norfolk Show!?

It only seems like yesterday we were there – amongst all the fun & excitement.

For those of you who have not been before or are thinking about going this year – it’s a fabulous day out for all ages and interests, plus did you know? The show is the largest annual event in Norfolk and the largest two day agricultural show in the country!!

So what can you expect if you visit?........The main grand ring will have a huge variety of displays including show jumping, the Queen’s Colour Squadron, a parade of champion livestock and heavy horses, plus on both days, the spectacular RAF Falcons parachute team will be dropping in. 

A number of competition rings to see, with cattle, livestock and horses who will be entering classes with prizes awarded for categories such as young handler, best of breed and champion of champion. 

A marvellous cookery theatre with top chefs showcasing what they do best – giving you the chance to pick up some great hints and tips. In addition, a fantastic food and drink hall – highlighting fabulous Norfolk produce - plenty for you to sample too!      There will be a number of opportunities for you to learn all about Norfolk’s wonderful landscape and the importance of farming and the countryside with machinery on show from past and present.

Get up close to the pigs, poultry, sheep and goats – all looking their best and trying to catch the judge’s eye.

Shopping, shopping and more shopping! – You will be able to literally shop until you drop with over 650 retail stands selling everything from designer wear, Norfolk bespoke goods, unique gifts and you can even treat yourself to a new car!

After all that shopping, relax and unwind with a glass of Pimms, pick up a bite to eat and head to the green for an array of performing arts and musical acts. 

Don’t forget us! We will be at the event – Stand number 204 - Avenue 6. So make sure you come see us and say hello. You will be able to enter our great competition and you can pick up our latest brochure so you can start planning your next visit to Norfolk.

I've only mentioned a small selection of the activities to see and do at the show – so you may need to attend both days, to experience everything!For more information and to book your tickets view here....

Wanting to attend and need somewhere to stay? We have a great variety of properties nearby; please view here for possible options.  

We look forward to seeing you all at the Norwich Showground on Wednesday 29th June and Thursday 30th June. Gates open each day at 8am.

Laura Foster
Laura Foster


Enjoys running, cycling, going to the theatre and supporting Norwich City Football Club.


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