2021

Obituary: HRH The Duke of Edinburgh KG KT OM

All members of the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association are deeply saddened to hear of the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Prince Philip had been a champion of the agricultural sector and we recall with gratitude his support, as President of the RNAA, in 1999, and his drive and energy to… Read more »

The RNAA receives boost from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

The Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association (RNAA) has received a grant of up to £475,000 from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help us recover and reopen. Norfolk Showground Ltd, which manages the Showground as an events venue, is to receive a grant of £100,000 from the Culture Recovery Fund. More than £300 million… Read more »

Obituary: Alan Alston

It is with much regret that we are writing to you to inform you that Alan Alston passed peacefully at his home. Alan was an RNAA Honorary Vice President and served as steward and Head Steward for the Royal Norfolk Show for over 50 years. He was Head Steward of Small Livestock, Goats and the… Read more »

Online Event: Profitable Farming with Native Livestock

Zoom Online Event Tuesday 20 April 2021 @ 1930 Farming is changing; the future will be as much about restoring the natural environment and enhancing the rural landscape as profitable food production. Keeping native livestock and equines have a key role to play in all of this. With a particular emphasis on East Anglia, Rare… Read more »

IWD Profile: Dr Jenni Rant

International Women’s Day (8 March 2021) is a global day celebrating achievements of women. It’s a time to recognise the work of women in a range of fields and this International Women’s Day, we have brought together the profiles of women who work in areas of agriculture to showcase them, their work and find out… Read more »

IWD Profile: Helen Reeve

International Women’s Day (8 March 2021) is a global day celebrating achievements of women. It’s a time to recognise the work of women in a range of fields and this International Women’s Day, we have brought together the profiles of women who work in areas of agriculture to showcase them, their work and find out… Read more »

NFU President, Minette Batters, to host an online event with RNAA & YIELD

Thursday 18 March 2021, 19:30 – 20:30  Online Zoom event Register Now Minette Batters needs little introduction, at the helm of UK agriculture in the position of NFU president ably navigating turbulent times. This is an opportunity to review the year just gone and to look ahead. Minette Batters will present her views and attendees… Read more »

Obituary: Andrew Pledger

We are very sad to learn of the death of Andrew Pledger, who was a Head Steward at the Royal Norfolk Show for over thirty years and was also an Honorary Vice President. We offer our condolences to his family and friends at this difficult time. An obituary published in the Eastern Daily Press can… Read more »

Obituary: Graham Howlett

We are very sad to learn of the death of Graham Howlett, local artist and steward for Art Gallery at the Royal Norfolk Show. From 1986-2009, Mr Howlett volunteered his time to support local artists in the Royal Norfolk Show Art Gallery as they showcased their work. He will be greatly missed. We offer our… Read more »

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The Morley Agricultural Foundation present their Winter Talk

Thursday 4 February 2021 @ 1400 – Virtual Event (ZOOM) The Morley Agricultural Foundation would like to invite you to an afternoon of virtual winter talks on Thursday 4th February at 2pm Agriculture: A climate villain or climate hero? Per Frankelius, Associate Professor, Linkopig University The traditional perspective An alternative perspective Seven pathways for expanded… Read more »