30th annual RABI cocktail party

A fund-raising success story for farming’s charity in Norfolk was marked by more than 250 supporters at the 30th annual RABI cocktail party. It has now raised a total of £137,959.60 – which will be boosted by proceeds of the latest eve-of-show party on Monday, June 22 at the Norfolk showground. The show president, Robert… Read more »

A busy year at the Norfolk Showground

It has been an incredibly busy year at the Norfolk Showground and for almost every month it has been the perfect stage for organisers, as almost 400,000 people attended events in 2014. For the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association this is the ‘enabling’ business that generates income to support the charity’s broader charitable and social objectives. The Norfolk Showground… Read more »

Back in the day- the 1915 Royal Norfolk Show

The 1915 Royal Norfolk Show It was the only agricultural event to be held in the Eastern Counties during the Great World War, writes Michael Pollitt. Livestock numbers for cattle and horse classes were significantly down and khaki was the dominant colour at Fakenham worn by “a large proportion of the more prominent visitors and officials” at the… Read more »

A partnership approach to education

A partnership approach to education about food, farming and the countryside in the eastern region has been proposed by the RNAA and the Suffolk Agricultural Association.