News & Events

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 »

Norfolk Spring Fling update

In the light of the current public health emergency the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association (RNAA) has taken the difficult decision to not go ahead with this year’s Norfolk Spring Fling (16 April 2020). “It’s extremely disappointing to have to make this decision, but the welfare of our visitors, exhibitors, volunteers and staff are always our… Read more »

Norfolk Skills and Careers Festival 2020

The Norfolk Skills and Careers Festival continued to grow with 7,850 students attending over two days at the Norfolk Showground (Wednesday 4 and Thursday 5 March).  Over the past five years, Norfolk’s only major careers festival has grown continually and demonstrates a wide range of opportunities for 14-24 year olds including further education and on-the-job… Read more »

The late Russell Steggles

We are sad to learn of the passing of Russell Steggles, former Royal Norfolk Show Head Cattle Steward. Pedigree cattle breeder, Royal Norfolk Show head steward and progressive arable farmer Russell Steggles has died aged 95. For more than 40 years, he played an influential role in the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association having started his… Read more »

Merry Christmas from the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association

The Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association were pleased to bring the second Norfolk Christmas Fayre to Norwich Cathedral on 6th and 7th December 2019. Building on the success of the one day event in 2018, the Fayre was extended to run over Friday and Saturday and despite a wet start, the Norfolk Christmas Fayre welcomed some… Read more »

29th Commonwealth Agriculture Conference comes to Norfolk in 2020

The Royal Agriculture Society of the Commonwealth will be hosting its biennial conference in partnership with the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association in July 2020. The theme of the event, Circling the World: Circular Economy and Agriculture will focus on the three pillars of Environment, Agritech and Engagement. Attendees will be able to share knowledge, discuss issues… Read more »