On Wednesday, July 24, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall arrived at the Royal Welsh Showground to attend the 50th Royal Welsh Show at Llanelwedd, Builth Wells.
According to the official website for the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society the Royal Welsh Show is one of the largest agricultural shows in Europe which:
“…showcases the cream of Welsh livestock and the high quality food and drink produced in Wales, it [the show] encompasses the wider spectrum of farming and rural life and successfully bridges the gap between town and country.
It provides something to interest everyone through its kaleidoscopic range of activities including forestry, horticulture, crafts, countryside sports, Sports Village and a 12 hour programme of exciting entertainment that continues throughout each of the four days of the event.”
Upon their arrival The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall were warmly welcomed by various officials as well as by the thousands of guests attending today’s show. According to Clarence House, the royal couple toured the main ring and food hall where they met with local farmers and business owners, representatives from rural charities, and volunteers.
For more information about today’s event as well as to watch video and to view photos please click the links below:
To learn more about the Royal Welsh Show please visit their official website here.