The annual show will return for its 60th year at the Three Counties Showground, Malvern this year with it’s biggest celebration of the Great British countryside yet.
The show, taking place between 15th and 17th June, will be sharing some of the best bits of the county with visitors. Worcestershire Music will entertain the crowds and visitors can follow a trail of works of art from celebrated artist, David Birtwhistle.
A Medieval re-enactment camp will return to focus on Worcestershire’s history and The Firs, the birth place of Sir Edward Elgar, will be showcasing an original piano owned by Elgar.
Highlights for 2018
One of the expected highlights of the show will be characters from the world’s longest-running radio soap opera, The Archers. Favourites from the show will give talks alongside judging a range of competitions.
An area dedicated to gardening enthusiasts, called the Gardening Hub will feature at the show and will host a roadshow with BBC presenter and gardening consultant, Martin Fish, offering interactive workshops and question and answer sessions.
The International Orchid Show returns with exhibitors from all over the world and new varieties. There will be award winning local nurseries where visitors will be able to stock up on seasonal favourites and the Village Show will be bursting with blooms and a variety of vegetables.
The Wellington Boot Theatre hosted by BBC Hereford and Worcester presenter, Andrew Easton, will shine a spotlight on inspiring outdoor activities. There will be Q&As with Andrew and his guests, including BBC Countryfile presenter and show ambassador, Adam Henson. Visitors will also hear from Worcester Warriors players, swimmer Claire Cashmore and PGA golfer Oliver Farr.
‘Ask The Groom’ at Equine Village will give visitors the opportunity to talk through all there is to know about caring for horses and admire the Hook Norton Heavy Horses. Horse lovers will also have plenty of new classes to marvel at including in hand sports horse classes. This year’s village will show off more than 290 equine classes with show jumping and driving among the most popular features.
The main arena will also feature much more activity and entertainment, and organisers can visit the website for more details.
Coach parking is available for the event.
For more information, visit www.royalthreecounties.co.uk.