2020

Obituary: Bryan Read

Bryan Colman Read – 1925-2020 The RNAA is sad to learn of the death of Bryan Read, a long-term supporter of the Association and its Show – as an agricultural exhibitor and Vice-President. Michael Pollitt writes… Bryan Read was a third-generation flour miller whose national influence over that industry, and the connected plant breeding, farming… Read more »

Obituary: Tom Scott

The RNAA is very sad to announce the death of Tom Scott, a lifelong supporter of the Royal Norfolk Show. Our condolences go to his wife, Jill, a RNAA Council member, and his family at this time. Michael Pollitt writes… Tom Scott (1935-2020) Farmer, countryman and a former joint Master of the West Norfolk Foxhounds,… Read more »

Obituary: Jeffrey Bowles

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Jeffrey Bowles, a former trustee of the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association, and member of Council, on Friday October 29 2020. Jeffrey, who was aged 73, was a long term supporter of the RNAA and friend of the Royal Norfolk Show. Specifically, he provided much… Read more »

Royal Norfolk Show 2021

With the continued uncertainty around hosting large scale events, the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association (RNAA) has made the extremely difficult decision that the next Royal Norfolk Show will take place in 2022 and not 2021 as originally hoped. The RNAA has endured over many years and we seek to ensure the long-term sustainable future of… Read more »

Virtual YIELD: The future of English grasslands

Wednesday 3 June 2020, 1930 – 2030 This is the second in the series of a successful program of online YIELD events and it again allows us to access some really interesting speakers. At this exciting event we will have two speakers in conversation, Jake Fiennes and James Robinson. As Conservation Manager for the Holkham… Read more »

Thank you to all the vets

Your local vets are still working around the clock to support you and care for your animals during these uncertain times. We are so thankful to our vets for the amazing work they do every day to help keep your animals healthy and put your minds at rest. As vets, they must balance the needs… Read more »

RNAA Annual Review 2019

Due to the current situation, the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association were unable to hold their AGM on Thursday 23 April 2020. The event, which was due to take place at St Walstan Hall at the Norfolk Showground, has been postponed until further notice and members will be contacted concerning a new date in due course…. Read more »

Royal Norfolk Show Stars in the Farmers’ Country Showdown

Passionate pig owners the Cullingtons and farming couple Chris and Julie hope to turn their dreams into reality and win the top prizes at the Royal Norfolk Show 2019. The episode from series 4 of The Farmers’ Country Showdown will be shown on Tuesday 21 April 2020 at 1830 on BBC two. Find out more… Read more »

Royal Norfolk Show Update – April 2020

In late March 2020, the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association (RNAA) took the difficult but right decision to cancel this year’s Royal Norfolk Show as part of the national effort to combat the Coronavirus pandemic. We would like to thank all our exhibitors, traders, sponsors and visitors who have made a booking or purchased advance tickets… Read more »