The celebrity line-up for the Royal Three Counties Show in Worcestershire features BBC Countryfile presenters Matt Baker and John Craven. 

BBC Countryfile presenter John Craven OBE

John Craven will take part in a Q&A session and book signing at the 2024 Royal Three Counties Show.

Returning to the Three Counties Showground in Malvern from 14th - 16th June, the show features one of the country’s biggest exhibitions of cattle, sheep, pigs and goats including rare and native breeds. 

BBC Countryfile and The One Show presenter, Matt Baker MBE, will take part in two Q&A sessions while fellow Countryfile presenter John Craven OBE will take part in a Q&A session followed by a book signing. JB Gill – JLS band member, CBeebies presenter and farmer – will share his thoughts and experience followed by a book signing.

Matty Edgell – winner of Channel 4’s The Great British Bake Off in 2023 – will put his skills into action on stage at the Food and Drink Theatre, as well as answering questions from the audience and signing copies of his latest book. 

Two members of staff lead two cows at the Royal Three Counties Show in Worcestershire

Source: Mikal Ludlow Photography

This year’s show will see 35 showing rings in the Farming Village, featuring some of the country’s finest cattle, pigs, sheep, goats and alpacas.

Other highlights of the Royal Three Counties Show

  • The ever-popular Grand Parade of Livestock, taking place daily in the Main Arena, remains a highlight of the show, and often includes multiple generations of farmers and handlers proudly showing their livestock.
  • A new Goat Show will see a variety of breeds compete across all three days, as well as interesting talks and demonstrations. 
  • The action-packed Sheep Shearing Competitions are not one to miss, with 2,000 sheep expected to be expertly and efficiently shorn by both novices and more experienced shearers across the long weekend.
  • This year, a brand-new British Showjumping area, will offer a spectacle of showjumping classes with 54 prestigious Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) qualifiers, giving visitors a first look at some of the best competitors in the country as they qualify in their classes. 
  • On Sunday, the Main Arena will host a newRacehorse to Riding Horse Parade. Visitors can observe racehorses-in-training and retired racehorses as they proudly parade around the ring, accompanied by commentary from trainers and ambassadors from the charity, Retraining of Racehorses. 
  • There will also be a new Grow Your Own and Small Holders village, countryside shopping stalls and plenty of food and drink options. 

Crowds of visitors at the Royal Three Counties Show in Malvern, Worcestershire

Source: Mikal Ludlow Photography

Held across three days, the Royal Three Counties Show attracts over 90,000 visitors and is one of the largest livestock and equine shows in England.

Group bookings

Coach tour operators and group travel organisers can save on tickets on advance bookings for eight plus guests. Coach drivers receive a complimentary ticket and there is a free ticket for the tour guide/tour leader (provided 10 or more tickets are paid for). 

All of the events at the Showground offer a bookable restaurant with sittings throughout the day and facilities have been upgraded to ensure each event is accessible via flat, tarmac walkways. There is plenty of free coach parking too. 

For more information about the Royal Three Counties Show click here. And for group bookings call 0800 358 0058 or email