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Royal Norfolk Show Best Bits
One day one of the the Royal Norfolk Show, Heart has been finding out some of the show highlights for this year.
Organisers are expecting up to 100,000 people over the two days and are promising new events and attractions.
We've made our way through the programme for you and picked out some of the best bits of 2012:
- The Household Cavalry Musical Ride
- The RAF Falcons Freefall Parachute Team
- The British Imperial Military Band
- Double Harness Scurry Driving
- Dog Show judging
- Best Dressed Visitor & Heavenly Hats Competitions
- Farriery Demonstrations
- Flower & Garden Show
- 2012 Premier Open Dog Show
- The Sheep Show
- Grand Parade of Cattle & Shire Horses
- Piggy Tricks Display
- John Lewis Fashion & Beauty Show
- The Royal Norfolk Show 2012 Games
- Riding Ponies In Hand
- The Yo.lk - Live music stage by Access to Music.
- Networking Marquee
- Family Trail
To make sure people get to see as much as possible the organisers have designed a personal day planner on their website to help you find all the best events.
It takes place on Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th June at the Royal Norfolk Showground.
Ticket information is available from the Royal Norfolk show’s website and gates open 8.00am
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