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First day of the Royal Norfolk Show

Royal Norfolk Show Photo: ITV Anglia

Thousands of people are due to attend the first day of the Royal Norfolk Show when it opens this morning. It's one of the largest agricultural shows in the country and lasts for two days.

The event is held at the Norfolk Showground in Norwich, with livestock and equine competitions and displays on both days. More than fifteen hundred horses are entered into equestrian events, including show jumping.

The show will hold livestock competitions Credit: ITV Anglia

The Grand Ring will host performances throughout the show, from the RAF Falcons Freefall Parachute to the Household Cavalry Musical Ride.

A hundred thousand visitors are expected to attend the two day event, which will host six hundred and fifty trade stands, some selling interior designs, gifts and crafts. Local produce will be on sale at the Jubilee Food Hall, and there will also be demonstrations of recipe ideas in the Cookery Theatre.

The Royal Norfolk Show will host 650 trade stands Credit: ITV Anglia

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