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Prince Charles to attend East of England Show

The Prince of Wales will be the special guest at this year’s East of England Show, it has been announced.

Prince Charles will attend the event on the opening day, Friday July 6. His itinerary will include visiting a variety of rural and environmental stands as well as presenting a number of awards.

We are absolutely delighted that its standing as a major event has been further enhanced with news of Prince Charles’ attendance.

– Show chairman Andrew Riddington

This year’s Show takes place at the East of England Showground in Pererborough from July 6 to July 8.

Prince Charles will attend the East of England Show Credit: PA

Show chairman Andrew Riddington said: “This is the biggest rural event in the local calendar and celebrates everything that is great and good about the countryside.

"We are absolutely delighted that its standing as a major event has been further enhanced with news of Prince Charles’ attendance.”

The Prince of Wales last attended the Show in 2001. A painting of his visit hangs in the Society’s boardroom at the showground.